File: Events Invitations and Tickets

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Sent to Mrs Pearl Lilley as a member of the Nottingham Branch of the British Soviet Friendship Society and later as the General Secretary of the BSFS.

Contains invitations and tickets relating to the following events: BSFS Nottingham-Minsk delegation meeting and film at Co-operative Education Centre, Nottingham, 19 Sep [1965?]; BSFS Meeting with Soviet scientists attending British Association Conference, Arboretum Hotel, Nottingham, 30 Aug [1960s]; Friendship Celebration and concert at the Elizabethan Restaurant, Nottingham, 15 Nov [1960s]; BSFS Speech by Lawrence Bradshaw on Art in the USSR at the Society of Artists, Nottingham, 25 Jun [1960s]; BSFS Twelfth Night Dinner Dance at Co-operative House, Nottingham, 6 Jan 1960; BSFS Nottingham Minsk Dinner Dance at Co-operative House, 12 May 1961; BSFS concert meeting featuring Galina Oleinichenko, Olga Tomina, Gaze Cooper and Nikolai Yefimov, 27 Nov 1962; BSFS reception meeting concert and dance with the Soviet Amateur Youth Cultural Group in Nottingham, 29 Apr 1963; Dinner for 90th birthday of Dr Hewlett Johnson, president of the BSFS, at Connaught Rooms, London, 22 Feb 1964; BSFS dinner and dance to celebrate 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Great Britain and the USSR at Co-operative House, Nottingham, 26 Feb 1964; BSFS dance at Co-operative House, 26 Feb 1964; BSFS meet Madame Galina Tsygankova at Sherwood Community Centre, Nottingham, 4 Jul 1964; BSFS New Year's Eve party at Mapperley Tea Rooms, Nottingham, 31 Dec 1974; BSFS film showing of The Russian Miracle at Peoples College of Further Education, Nottingham, 23 Jan 1965; BSFS film showing of The Russian Miracle at Peoples College of Further Education, Nottingham, 27 Feb 1965; BSFS national conference reception dance at Victoria Hotel, Nottingham, 30 Oct 1965; BSFS dinner and dance in honour of Minsk City Soviet visit to Nottingham Civic Authority, 6 May 1966; USSR Embassy reception to mark 50th anniversary of the October Revolution, held at 13 Kensington Palace Gardens, 7 Nov 1967; USSR Embassy reception to bid farewell to Nikolai Efimov retiring Counsellor of the Embassy, held at 18 Kensington Palace Gardens, 9 Mar [1970s]; USSR Embassy reception to mark the 52nd anniversary of the Soviet Armed Forces, held at 13 Kensington Palace Gardens, 23 Feb 1970; USSR Embassy reception to mark International Women's Day at 18 Kensington Palace Gardens, 10 Mar 1970; Society for Cultural Relations with the USSR exhibition opening to mark the 100th year of Lenin's birth, held at National Book League, London, 1 Apr 1970; USSR Embassy reception at 13 Kensington Palace Gardens, 3 Sep 1970; Maurice King Ltd and The Red Army Ensemble from Kiev reception at Dress Circle Lounge, Odeon Theatre, Golders Green, 29 Mar 1971; USSR Embassy reception at 13 Kensington Palace Gardens, 20 Mar 1973; BSFS Croydon branch meeting and discussion opened by Mrs Pearl Lilley at Ruskin House, Croydon, 20 Aug 1973; BSFS meeting and film showing re 30th anniversary of the victory over fascism at Oliver Thompson Theatre, City University, London, 4 May 1975; BSFS Bi-annual General Conference at Lanchester Polytechnic, Coventry, 5-6 Jun 1976; USSR Embassy reception marking the 60th anniversary of the October Revolution, held at 13 Kensington Palace Gardens, 7 Nov 1977; USSR Embassy reception on retirement of Mr V.M. Semenov as Minister-Counsellor, held at 13 Kensington Palace Gardens, 10 Apr 1978; USSR Embassy reception at 13 Kensington Palace Gardens, 11 Apr 1979.

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