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Hard Talk dinners hosted by London's most ecclectic movers & shakers! Expect brilliant speeches by the likes of Stanley Johnson, Francis Fulford, General Sir Peter Wall and more...

Posted on Feb 27, 2018
Hard Talk dinners hosted by London's most ecclectic movers & shakers! Expect brilliant speeches by the likes of Stanley Johnson, Francis Fulford, General Sir Peter Wall and more...

Our Hard Talk Din­ner series will see some of Lon­don’s most eclec­tic movers & shak­ers host inti­mate din­ner par­ties with a bril­liant speech fol­lowed by ques­tions from the table and per­haps some friend­ly heat­ed debate…

We ask you to join us for a deli­cious 3‑course din­ner, with superb unlim­it­ed wines and of course, con­tro­ver­sial conversation.

Din­ners will be host­ed by… Fran­cis Ful­ford, Mark Lit­tle­wood, Nigel Farage, Don­ald Maclaren, Giles Mac­Donogh, Stan­ley John­son, Gen­er­al Sir Peter Wall and Niko­lai Tolstoy.

Fran­cis Ful­ford — Mon, Mar 19 — Bois­dale of Belgravia

Host­ed by Fran­cis Ful­ford, whom you may remem­ber from the pop­u­lar and irrev­er­ent tele­vi­sion series The F***ing Ful­fords’. Fran­cis has main­tained an ongo­ing career in real­i­ty tele­vi­sion, appear­ing in var­i­ous enter­tain­ment and doc­u­men­tary-style pro­grammes, many of which make a fea­ture of his casu­al swear­ing, prej­u­dices and tra­di­tion­al­ist views…MORE


Mark Lit­tle­wood — Wed, Apr 4 — Bois­dale of Mayfair

Host­ed by Mark Lit­tle­wood, the Direc­tor Gen­er­al of the Insti­tute of Eco­nom­ic Affairs. He was recent­ly ranked num­ber 45 on the right-wing pow­er list.Mark is recog­nised as a pow­er­ful spokesman for free mar­kets and fea­tures as a reg­u­lar guest on flag­ship polit­i­cal pro­grams such as BBC Ques­tion Time, News­night and the Today Pro­gram…MORE


Nigel Farage — Thu, Apr 19 — Bois­dale of Belgravia

Host­ed by Nigel Farage, for­mer leader of the UKIP par­ty. He famous­ly act­ed as key fig­ure­head for the British exit from the EU in 2016. Farage was ranked sec­ond in The Dai­ly Telegraph’s Top 100 most influ­en­tial right-wingers poll in Octo­ber 2013, behind Prime Min­is­ter David Cameron…MORE


Don­ald Maclaren — Wed, Apr 25 — Bois­dale of Bishopsgate

Host­ed by Don­ald MacLaren of MacLaren and Achle­sk­ine who suc­ceed­ed his father as Chief in 1966. As a mem­ber of the Diplo­mat­ic Ser­vice, the present Clan Chief Don­ald has served in Berlin, Moscow, Havana and Cara­cas and from 2004 – 2007 was the British Ambas­sador to the Repub­lic of Geor­gia…MORE


Giles Mac­Donogh — Tue, May 8 — Bois­dale of Canary Wharf

Host­ed by Giles Mac­Donogh, the author of four­teen books on sub­jects as diverse as Ger­man his­to­ry, French gas­tron­o­my and wine. He has writ­ten for major news­pa­pers in Britain and Europe such as the Finan­cial Times, the Guardian, the Times and FT Deutsch­land…MORE


Stan­ley John­son — Tue, May 15 — Bois­dale of Bishopsgate

Host­ed by Stan­ley John­son, a for­mer Con­ser­v­a­tive mem­ber of the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment (MEP) where he served as Vice Chair­man of the Par­lia­men­t’s Com­mit­tee on Envi­ron­ment, Pub­lic Health and Con­sumer Pro­tec­tion. He has had ten books pub­lished, has been award­ed the Green­peace Prize for Out­stand­ing Ser­vices to the Envi­ron­ment and let’s not for­get, brought up 6 chil­dren (You may know his son Bor­ris….)…MORE


Gen­er­al Sir Peter Wall — Wed, May 16 — Bois­dale of Belgravia

Host­ed by Gen­er­al Sir Peter Wall, who led the Army through its most test­ing trans­for­ma­tion for a gen­er­a­tion. With exten­sive expe­ri­ence of oper­a­tional and insti­tu­tion­al com­mand he is now impart­ing those skills inter­na­tion­al­ly in com­merce and the pub­lic sec­tor.….MORE


Niko­lai Tol­stoy — Wed, May 30 — Bois­dale of Belgravia

Host­ed by Count Niko­lai Dmitrievich Tol­stoy-Miloslavsky, a com­mit­ted monar­chist and Eng­lish-Russ­ian author who has writ­ten a num­ber of his­tor­i­cal books as well as con­tro­ver­sial texts on World War 2.…MORE