A Service of Thanksgiving for the life and work of The Rt Hon Lord Mayhew of Twysden PC, QC, DL will take place at Noon on Thursday 2nd March 2017 at 12 Noon.
A former Conservative cabinet minister, Lord Patrick Mayhew was for 23 years the Member of Parliament for Tunbridge Wells. In government, he served as Junior Minister, then as Attorney General and Northern Ireland Secretary during critical moments for both posts. He died in June 2016, aged 86, having lived with cancer and Parkinson's Disease for several years.
Lord Mayhew of Twysden worked hard for peace in Northern Ireland. He was a key figure in the December 1993 Downing Street Declaration, formulated by then prime minister John Major and then Irish Taoiseach, Albert Reynolds which led to the IRA ceasefire the following September.
To apply for free tickets online, click on REGISTER above. Having done so, on the right of the first screen, click on the category you fall into - either under FAMILY or FRIENDS and then choose the number of tickets you would like (up to 4), then click on CHECKOUT - you will then be asked to leave your details and those of any guests attending with you on the next screen. A link to your tickets will be sent to the email address that you enter.
Tickets are also available by post: if you wish to apply by this method, enclose a stamped addressed envelope to Mr M Arnoldi, Room 2, The Chapter Office, 20 Dean's Yard, London SW1P 3PA, and tickets will be sent to you by 21st February.
Doors will open at 11.20 am and members of the congregation are requested to be seated by 11.45 am.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Public transport is advised. The nearest underground stations are Westminster and St James' Park. For those with special needs, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket(s) to the event? Yes, please bring tickets for each person attending.
What is the dress code? Lounge suit or day dress. Since this is a Thanksgiving Service rather than a funeral, there is no expectation for gentlemen to wear a black tie.
What time do the doors open? 11.20 am.
Can I bring a guest? Yes, you can bring up to three guests with you on a single order. Please just register your details and the details of any guests attending with you.
How long will the Service last? The Service will last an hour.