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" I do hope that you take the opportunity to join us for some of the special events we will be hosting throughout the year and to reconnect with each other again following what has been a difficult time for everyone."
THE ONA 95th NEWCASTLE DINNER
Friday 15 October 2021
Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne
The guest speaker for the evening is ex BBC Foreign Correspondent and ON (80-90) Alastair Leithead.
Alastair's 24 years at the BBC provided adventure and excitement on the road, and the chance to bring stories from all corners of the world. Now, Alastair is starting on a new adventure with his wife Ana, off grid on a farm in South West Portugal. He hopes to develop an eco-tourist lodge to help friends and friends of friends around the world discover rural Alentejo – its history, its beauty, its magnificent Atlantic coastline and its wines.
He is still telling stories and in his own words ‘…the best stories are always the ones where you don’t know how it’s going to turn out.’
The deadline for reserving places is Friday 24th September 2021.
Newcastle Dinner is kindly sponsored by UBS Wealth Management.
THE ONA 2022 LONDON DINNER
thursday 17 March 2022
The Royal Automobile Club, Pall MAll, London
The guest speaker for the evening is Leo Pearlman, ON (87-97) International Film Producer.
Since the creation of Fulwell 73, Leo has produced and exec-produced multiple hours of television and numerous theatrical feature films. These titles include the likes of Hitsville: The Motown Story (Showtime), Training Days (YouTube), I am Bolt (Universal Pictures), Sunderland Till I Die (Netflix), Cinderella (Sony/Columbia) The Late, Late Show with James Cordon and recently Friends: The Reunion. Leo has a list of projects that have enjoyed commercial success across the board and critical acclaim that includes Emmys, Grammys, National Film Awards, Brit Awards and International Film Festival appearances.
The deadline for reserving places is Monday 20 February 2022.