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Forest events in June and July

Fri 16th May, 2014

Join us for three very different events with one common theme – alcohol and tobacco!

Wednesday 11th June, 6.15-8.00pm
Forest and Buckingham University Press are hosting drinks and a talk by John Staddon, Emeritus Professor at Duke University and Honorary Visiting Professor at the University of York. 

Professor Staddon will be discussing his new book Unlucky Strike:  Private Health and the Science, Law and Politics of Smoking that includes original illustrations by David Hockney. 

Time: 6.15pm. Location: The Institute of Economic Affairs, 2 Lord North Street (enter via Great Peter Street), London SW1P 3LB. 

RSVP events@forestonline.org or call Nicky on 01223 370156. For more information <a href="http://www.forestonline.org">click here</a>. 

Tuesday 24th June, from 7.15pm
Following the England v Costa Rica World Cup match (ko 5.00pm) Forest is hosting its annual boat party, Smoke On The Water. 

Embarkation, Westminster Pier: 7.15-8.15pm. 

Guests are invited aboard The Elizabethan, a Mississippi style paddle steamer, for a 60-minute drinks reception followed by a two-hour cruise along the Thames (cash bar), returning to Festival Pier at 10.15pm. 

Tickets are free but advance registration is essential. Email events@forestonline.org.uk or call Nicky on 01223 370156.

Tuesday 15th July, from 6.15pm
Forest hosts the third annual Freedom Dinner at Boisdale of Canary Wharf. 

6.15pm Drinks reception on the smoking terrace overlooking the fountains at Cabot Place. 
7.30pm Three-course dinner with wine. 
9.00pm After dinner speeches. 

Speakers tbc. Previous speakers have included General Sir Mike Jackson, former head of the British army; Mark Littlewood, director-general of the IEA; and Lord Bell, former advisor to Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan. 

Single ticket: £95, table of ten: £850. To book online click here.

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