The Anglo-Portuguese Society has arranged the 2015 lecture to be held at the Cavalry and Guards Club. The speaker will be Marcus de la Poer Beresford, a descendent of Marshal William Carr Beresford. The subject will be 'From want of arms they can do nothing against the enemy' to 'fighting cocks' : the regeneration and reform of the Portuguese army by William Carr Beresford and Miguel Pereira Forjaz.'
The AGM will be held at 16:00 on 20 July 2015 at the offices of Withers LLP, Old Bailey, London. Details of the AGM and hopefully a speaker to follow.
We have booked Apsley House for the afternoon of 20 October to commemorate the Official Portuguese Lines of Torres Vedras Day. The plan is for a tour of the house followed by a talk by Professor Malynn Newitt on 'Beresford and Portugal, post Peninsular War'. Refreshments will be available. It is hoped that we can end the evening with a meal. Full details including timing and costs will follow.
Will be held in London on 20 July 2015. It will be held in the offices of the law firm, Withers on the Old Bailey, London.
Full details to follow