KING CHARLES III by Bartlett, Rupert Goold , Writer - Mike Bartlett, Director - Rupert Goold, Design - Tom Scutt, Composor - Jocelyn Pook, Lighting - Jon Clark, Almeida Theatre, London, UK, 2014, Credit: Johan Persson - www.perssonphotography.com /

Almeida Theatre Director Rupert Goold will be speaking at the NSPCC lunch on 4 October

Tickets are selling fast for October’s lunch at Islington’s Almeida Restaurant in support of the NSPCC.

Rupert Goold, the Artistic Director of the Almeida Theatre, will be speaking at the lunch and it promises to be a fascinating afternoon.

The NSPCC literary lunch is taking place on Tuesday 4 October 2016 from 12 noon and the ticket price of £45 includes a drink on arrival and two-course meal.

To reserve your place, please contact Alison Samuel on 020 7226 7738 or alison@samuel-family.co.uk.

Joelson solicitors have kindly agreed to sponsor the lunch.

Last week our Islington office played host to a fantastic evening of champagne tasting all to raise funds for the Islington NSPCC.

The tasting was led by Tim Hall, UK Champagne Ambassador 2013-2014 who tickled the guests’ taste buds with five especially selected champagnes.

Laura & Lesley from the NSPCC and Tim our champagne specialist greet the guests

Laura & Lesley from the NSPCC and Tim our champagne specialist greet the guests

40 guests came to support the event and learn from Tim which champagnes they should be tucking into this festive season, all while helping to raise vital funds for the important work of the NSPCC.

A rapt audience at the champagne tasting!

A rapt audience at the champagne tasting!

Thank you to everyone that attended and to our generous sponsors of the evening, Marks and Spencer, Paul, Ottolenghi and Waitrose who kindly provided supper for the evening.

To find out more about the NSPCC and their work please visit their website here