Thursday 9th March at 6:00 pm at Thai Tho Restaurant, Soho
“…History books recount the facts but historical fiction recounts the emotions: Siamese tears, blending fact and fiction, gives an overview of daily life in Bangkok during the last years of the 19th century.
As Paris and London play global colonial chess with South-East Asia as one of their pawns; Frenchwoman Julie Gallet and British diplomat Michael Crawford live through every moment of the harrowing times, culminating in the Pak-nam incident and watch as Siam fears for its fate.”
Entry to this event will be by pre-paid ticket. The cost will be £20 for ATS member, and £25 for guest. As we have booked a private room, places are limited, so please book early.
Calendar of Events
Thursday 9th March
Monday 20th March
'Searching for Ali Wallace' a docu-drama film at the Overseas League. For more details please click here
Sunday 9th April
Songkran Festival at Buddhpadipa Thai Temple, Calonne Road, Wimbledon. Wat Buddhapadipa is unique in Europe. The only Thai temple in the UK purposely built in the Thai architectural style and a perfect place to celebrate Songkran in London. The programme of events includes the chance to make offerings to monks and enjoy Thai food and cultural performances on stage. Free entry, all welcome.
Tuesday, 16th May
Talk by David Hallmark on The Travels and Trials of an English adventurer Advocate in Thailand 1970-1971. Venue and booking details coming soon.