King at Tp Ct: King Chulalonkorn with his 11 sons and Royal Siamese Legation, taking at the Taplow Ct garden while he was staying during Aug-Sept 1897. Sitting on his right was Crown Prince Vajiravut (later King Rama VI), on his left was Prince Chakrabhongse (Grandfather of Khunying Narisa) & Prince Prajadhipok (later King Ramam VII)
Reception at Taplow Ct : Khunying Narisa Chakrabhongse, H.E Kitti, Khun Nutchanart Wasinondh, Khunying Saisavasdi (Noi) Thompson, Robert Samuels (Chair of the SGI-UK, Taplow Ct) & his wife Michiko
April & May 2009
The Anglo-Thai Society took part in both an exhibition of memo-photos of King Chulalongkorn, and an excursion to Taplow Court. For those interested, you can also "google" for further information: Siam, Taplow Court, New York Times; or the Times Court Circular during Aug 9 - Oct 5 1897.
There are records of king Chula activities in London & Taplow Ct. His activities were recently shown in a BCC programme on the Victorians broadcast on 08/03/2009.
Calendar of Events
Sunday 9th April
Songkran Festival at Buddhpadipa Thai Temple, Calonne Road, Wimbledon.
Friday 28th April
A concert of 'Schubert: The Lord is My Shepherd' at St Paul's Church, Covent Garden. 6:00 pm.
Tuesday, 16th May
Talk by David Hallmark on The Travels and Trials of an English Adventurer Advocate in Thailand 1970-1971. For more details and how to book please click here