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Lest We Forget
When? November 6
Event? Poppy Ball
Venue? Crowne Plaza Hotel, Bahrain

The Bahrain British Business Forum (BBBF), in conjunction with the British Business Association (BBA), will be presenting its annual Poppy Ball early next month.

The event will be held on November 6 and will feature three Chelsea Pensioners from London as VIP guests. These special guests are in Bahrain to visit schools and businesses, attend the Armistice Day ceremony at the Christian cemetery in Manama and attend the Poppy Ball.

The gala evening will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Bahrain and will start with a welcome reception from 7-8pm, followed by a dinner buffet and live entertainment by a DJ to dance the night away from 9.30pm until late. Dress code for ladies is evening/cocktail dress and for gents is black tie or national dress.

The Poppy Ball aims to raise funds for charities, which this year include The Chelsea Pensioners & Poppy Scotland Appeal and The Mother and Child Welfare – Bahrain.

Tickets are priced at BD30 per person for members and non-members. They can be purchased from October 1 from The British Club reception (17 728-245), Sunday to Saturday, 9am to 9pm (cash or cheque made payable to Bahrain British Business Forum); The Bookcase in Budaiya (17 6905-66), weekdays from 9am to 8pm and weekends from 10am to 6pm (cash); and the Bahrain Rugby Football Club in Saar, main reception from 9am to 9pm.
Those interested in sponsoring the event or donating a raffle prize should contact the BBBF office.

Call the BBBF office on 17 813-488 or email to reserve a table and for more information.