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Events are open to Fellows and Members of Sion College only.

Annual General Meeting and Feast at Fishmongers’ Hall

Speaker: Catherine Fox, Author & Lecturer

Online application and payment is available for this event. To apply and pay online you will first need to register if you haven't done so already. Once the Administrator has approved your registration, you will be able to log in and access the online application/payment. You will only need to register once, and for any applications for subsequent events you will need only to log in.

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Visit: A full-day visit to Bletchley Park with lunch

Bletchley Park is a place of exceptional historical importance. It remains highly relevant to our lives today and for the future. It is the home of British codebreaking and a birthplace of modern information technology. 

The Sion College group will gather at the Bletchley Park Visitor Centre at 11am (to go in as a group) for a one-hour guided tour, with a private group lunch.

Online application and payment is available for this event. To apply and pay online you will first need to register if you haven't done so already. Once the Administrator has approved your registration, you will be able to log in and access the online application/payment. You will only need to register once, and for any applications for subsequent events you will need only to log in.

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A Sion College Seminar Supper with the Revd Jeremy Morris

The Revd Jeremy Morris is a historian specialising in church history. He received his BA and DPhil from Balliol College at Oxford. He has recently retired as Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge and was previously Dean of Chapel of King's College, Cambridge from 2010-14, and Dean of Trinity Hall from 2001-10. In 2017, he was awarded The Lanfranc Award for Education and Scholarship by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

His recent book, A People's Church, is available to attendees at a discounted price of £16.50 (RRP £30).

Online application and payment is available for this event. To apply and pay online you will first need to register if you haven't done so already. Once the Administrator has approved your registration, you will be able to log in and access the online application/payment. You will only need to register once, and for any applications for subsequent events you will need only to log in.

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A Sion College Seminar Supper with Robert Hardman

This seminar supper will be an opportunity to reflect on the extraordinary life and status of Queen Elizabeth II immediately before the official celebrations of her Platinum Jubilee. Our speaker for this occasion, Robert Hardman, is a renowned writer and broadcaster, specialising in monarchy and history.

His new book Queen of Our Times, which is available to members attending this event at a discounted price of £13.00 (RRP £20), is a full biography of the first British Monarch to reign for 70 years.

Online application and payment is available for this event. To apply and pay online you will first need to register if you haven't done so already. Once the Administrator has approved your registration, you will be able to log in and access the online application/payment. You will only need to register once, and for any applications for subsequent events you will need only to log in.

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A Sion College Family Event: A family visit and picnic lunch at London Zoo

Sion College is hosting a family picnic at London Zoo on Saturday 18th June. As always, this Sion College event is heavily subsidised with the cost to Sion College members and their parties held at just £10 for adults, with no charge for children of school-age and below.

The visit begins at 11am and a full picnic lunch will be provided for everyone. The number of tickets may be limited, but priority in allocating places will be given to those with school-age children, and specifically to children and grandchildren of Members & Fellows.

Online application and payment is available for this event. To apply and pay online you will first need to register if you haven't done so already. Once the Administrator has approved your registration, you will be able to log in and access the online application/payment. You will only need to register once, and for any applications for subsequent events you will need only to log in.

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A Seminar Supper with Baroness Elizabeth Butler-Sloss GBE

Many thousands of people in the UK are estimated to be victims of human trafficking, forced labour, domestic servitude and sexual exploitation. The introduction of the Modern Slavery Act in 2015 was a direct response to this pernicious problem which continues to blight our society.

In this seminar supper Baroness Butler-Sloss will discuss the challenges which modern slavery continues to present and what needs to be done to address them.

Online application and payment is available for this event. To apply and pay online you will first need to register if you haven't done so already. Once the Administrator has approved your registration, you will be able to log in and access the online application/payment. You will only need to register once, and for any applications for subsequent events you will need only to log in.

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Founder’s Day: Sion College Lecture at Lambeth Palace

Speaker: Lord Evans, Chair of Parliamentary Committee on Standards in Public Life

Lord Evans will speak on ‘Public Standards’ with some reflections on his role at the Security service. The lecture will be given on the basis of the Chatham House rule under which participants are free to use the information received but the identity and affiliation of participants may not be revealed.

Entry to Lambeth Palace will be from 5:15pm, with Evening Prayer in the Upper Chapel at 5:30pm. After which there will be a drinks reception at 6pm in the State Drawing Room. This will be followed by the lecture in the Guard Room at 6:30 and a buffet dinner at 7:45pm. The evening will finish with departure by 9:30pm.

Fellows and members are invited to apply for places for guests (maximum one guest each). However, please note that guest applications can only be accepted if there is space after applications from fellows and members.

Online application and payment is available for this event. To apply and pay online you will first need to register if you haven't done so already. Once the Administrator has approved your registration, you will be able to log in and access the online application/payment. You will only need to register once, and for any applications for subsequent events you will need only to log in.

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Visit: An afternoon at Kew Gardens, with tea

The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, more colloquially known as Kew Gardens, are both a UNESCO World Heritage Site & a former Royal Estate.

It was given to the Nation in 1840 and by the start of the twentieth century the site had expanded to its current size of 300 acres. We shall have an opportunity to explore some of this during our visit and to see, too, some of the historic buildings such as the Orangery built in 1761, the Great Pagoda which was completed in the following year and the more recent Princess of Wales Centre which was completed in 1987.

At 4pm we will adjourn to "The Original Maids of Honour," a delightful retreat for a substantial tea accompanied, in true Sion style, by Prosecco for any who would like it.

Online application and payment is available for this event. To apply and pay online you will first need to register if you haven't done so already. Once the Administrator has approved your registration, you will be able to log in and access the online application/payment. You will only need to register once, and for any applications for subsequent events you will need only to log in.

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Guided Walk: Whitechapel & Immigration

Speaker: Peter McGeary

Peter McGeary, who has been the parish priest at St Mary's Cable Street since 1998, will lead a walk describing the historical, migratory, ecclesiastical and social origins and changes of one of London’s most iconically interesting residential and trading areas.

The one and a half hour walk will be followed by supper at Tayyabs, in the middle of Whitechapel, where the curry is good!

Online application and payment is available for this event. To apply and pay online you will first need to register if you haven't done so already. Once the Administrator has approved your registration, you will be able to log in and access the online application/payment. You will only need to register once, and for any applications for subsequent events you will need only to log in.

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Visit: Sister Act at Hammersmith Apollo

Sister Act the Musical features music from eight-time Academy Award-winner Alan Menken, with lyrics by Glenn Slater. It is adapted from the iconic 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg and Maggie Smith.

Online application and payment is available for this event. To apply and pay online you will first need to register if you haven't done so already. Once the Administrator has approved your registration, you will be able to log in and access the online application/payment. You will only need to register once, and for any applications for subsequent events you will need only to log in.

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Evening Visit and Reception:

The Magic Circle: A tour with a performance

Extended Visit: The Churches of Scotland

ZOOM Evening Seminar: Inclusion in Sport

Speaker: Baroness (Tanni) Grey-Thompson

Afternoon Visit and Dinner: The National Gallery

Speaker: Ayla Lepine

Seminar Supper: L’Arche

Speaker: John Casson, Leader of L’Arche UK

Seminar supper: The Centenary of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, 1922

Speaker: Lord Bew, Professor of Irish Politics at Queen’s University, Belfast

Seminar supper at The Oriental Club:

Advent – A Forgotten Opportunity?

Speaker: Lucy Winkett

Seminar supper at the Oxford & Cambridge Club: Has the Church of England given up on Theology?

Speaker: Michael Lloyd, Principal, Wycliffe Hall

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