RECEPTION AT THE HOUSE OF LORDS15th September 2004
The Society's President, Baroness Maddock, hosted a reception in the House of Lords. It was held in the Cholomondely Room, with a splendid terrace overlooking The Thames. The event coincided with a lively pro-hunt demonstration outside Parliament, and the Society's guests had to push their way through a lively crowd to get the party.
2004 FRIENDSHIP BALL28th April 2004
A celebration of the 350th anniversary of the Treaty of Friendship between England and Sweden at the Dorchester Hotel. The guests of honour were HM the King and Queen of Sweden and HRH the Duke of Edinburgh. Also in attendance were Archbishop KG Hammar, their excellencies the Swedish an Finnish ambassadors, and 350 distinguished guests. The Society's music scholar, Susanna Andersson, gave a recital and dancing followed until late. The event was preceded by a service of thanksgiving at the Swedish Church, held jointly by the Archbishops of Canterbury and Sweden.