President’s Message

July 2019

Dear Ladies,

This is my first newsletter since I have been elected as FIWAL President.

Following our AGM at the National Liberal Club, we held a fabulous garden party overlooking the Thames. It was a lovely occasion where all the members and friends of FIWAL wore spendid hats. We enjoyed a typical British summer’s day, i.e. possible showers. Despite the weather forecast the rain fell elsewhere. We were over-subscribed and the feedback was very positive.

And now the season of Ascot and Tennis is upon us and the long school holidays to keep many of us busy. However there is one more lovely event to remind you about.

FIWAL, TWC and PAWA have joined together for a gorgeous event next week. On 10 July, we are invited by the Royal Thai Embassy London, to a concert by the 30 plus international multi award winning, Suanplu Chorus from Bankok.  Tickets only £20, and there will be a raffle and goodie bags. Time 18.00-20.00hrs, Venue, St Luke’s and Christchurch Sydney Street, Chelsea, SW3 6NH. Tickets are still available and I hope you can join us to hear how they combine the beauty of Thai music with Western choral tradition. Contact –

I am very pleased to report that we welcome ASAHCA back to FIWAL.

I would like to take this oportunity to thank Laura and the Executive Committee and past presidents for their support, and all their contributions towards making FIWAL special.

Wishing you all a happy summer and look forward to seeing you in the autumn.


Siobhan Hamilton-Phillips
President, FIWAL

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