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Opera Bluffers' Lunch No.30 Nigel Beale 'My Life with Opera'

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LECTURE & LUNCH followed by coffee with Q&A session

Lecture by Nigel Beale

Nigel is the former Chairman, now honorary President, of the Beales Stores Group, which was founded by his great grandfather in 1881.

Nigel Beale was a board member of Southern Arts and founder Chairman of its Dance Panel, Chairman of the Board of Governors of Arts University Bournemouth and Deputy Chairman of Governors of Bournemouth University. He has been awarded Honorary Doctorates from Exeter (LLD), Plymouth (DMus) and Bournemouth Universities and was made an Honorary Fellow of AUB. For 22 years he was Chairman of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and also served as a board member of Dorset Opera. Nigel is an unashamed opera aficionado and travels the world to satiate his appetite.

11:45 Coffee on arrival at Slepe Green

12:00 Illustrated lecture in the barn followed by a two-course lunch with a glass of wine, with a Q&A session and more coffee to end the afternoon.

Tickets from £24 plus Eventbrite booking fee.

Each ticket price includes a voluntary donation aspect. Although we rely very heavily on your kind donations to carry on bringing you top class opera in Dorset, you are under no obligation to make one.


FAQs

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Slepe Green is on Slepe Farm Lane, just off the south side of the A35 at Slepe. The turning is opposite the road leading to the Bulbury Golf Course. There is plenty of parking around the house - but please DO NOT PARK ON THE VERGES of the lane which is used by heavy farm vehicles all day.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Call the Dorset Opera Festival office 01258 840000 or email us at info@dorsetopera.com

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

If it is your first Bluffers then it's probably a good idea. But if you forget it don't worry - we'll have a record of you.

What is the refund policy?

You can cancel up to 7 days before the event. After that we'll have spent money on the catering so, regrettably, we will not be able to give a refund.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

No worries - you can give your ticket to a friend if you cannot come.

Can we cater for special dietary requirements?

Yes. You have an opportunity to request a vegetarian or gluten free meal when booking.

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