This month, we are excited to bring you details of a new year-round perk with Smith & Brit Boutique and Spa in Chelsea. You can also purchase discounted tickets to a number of concerts and lectures with a British theme in May.
To request discount codes or for more information about how to redeem any of the offers below, please email GEORGE@stgeorgessociety.org
Join presenting partner BAFTA New York at the Montclair Film Festival’s “Tribute to Richard Curtis”
Montclair Film Festival is pleased to offer an opportunity to attend three Richard Curtis tribute events on Saturday, April 30th. The tribute program includes a Screening of LOVE ACTUALLY with Live Commentary by Director Richard Curtis at The Wellmont Theater from 1:00 PM, “In Conversation” with Richard Curtis, moderated by Stephen Colbert at Montclair Kimberley Academy from 4:30 PM and a Tribute Reception at Montclair Golf Club from 6:30 PM. All events are ticketed. Link to purchase, schedule and information are below.
Special Offer: Tickets starting from $250
New perk with Smith & Brit Boutique and Spa!
Smith & Brit is a beauty and wellness destination in the heart of Chelsea. Here the collective experience, knowledge, and passion of its founders is used to help clients look and feel their very best. Taking inspiration from some of their favorite brands to work with and others that they admired in the industry, they decided to start their own company. Now they are excited to offer a carefully edited selection of products, a beauty and wellness experience, expert advice, and treatments such as bespoke facials and reflexology.
Their focus is on innovative and effective brands that contain the highest quality ingredients created with integrity and passion by their founders. The team aims to help each client discover what’s most appropriate for their unique needs as well as introduce them to exciting new health and beauty finds. Taking their 40 plus years of combined experience from around the globe, Kristyn Smith, Claire Beevers and Ali Hynes have created a truly unique space to share their secrets with health and beauty lovers in NYC.
Venue: Smith & Brit, 233 West 19th Street
Special Offer: 20% off facial, reflexology and make-up application and 10% off retail purchases
An Encore Evening with Iris Williams “The Voice and Soul of Wales”
IRIS WILLIAMS, OBE was born in Wales and received a scholarship to the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama which started her on a career leading to international fame. Her success in the United Kingdom is legendary. Her recording of “He Was Beautiful” earned her a gold disc and an invitation by HM The Queen to perform at the annual Royal Variety Performance. In 2004, Iris was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) by the Queen for her contributions in the field of music, and for her services to charitable institutions around the world. Iris now lives in New York and her love for classic American standards has made her a popular favorite in the US.
This concert will celebrate the Great American Songbook, concentrating on songs by Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Duke Ellington, Henry Mancini and the Gershwins. There will also be selections of songs made famous by Edith Piaf.
800 Years of Family History: Berkeley Castle
In a country rich in history, only the Berkeley family can lay claim to having passed their estates the longest from father to son since Saxon times. Their home, Berkeley Castle—built on the Anglo-Welsh border—is the oldest continuously occupied castle in England after the royal fortresses of the Tower of London and Windsor Castle. If its walls could talk they might whisper about the notorious murder of King Edward II which took place here in 1327, or echo back the first performance of Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, written for a Berkeley family wedding in 1596. More recently, it has served as a silent player and set for the hit television adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall. Castle Director and heir, Charles Berkeley will illustrate the Castle, his family home, and discuss how 27 generations have enhanced and maintained an irreplaceable piece of English history.
Enjoy $5 off general admission tickets for Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah
The Choral Society is a high-quality chorus of 150 voices, performing sacred masterworks in magnificent Grace Church on Broadway & 10th Street. Enjoy $5 off general admission tickets for their Spring Concert Felix Mendelssohn’s Elijah.
Date: May 13th at 8:00 PM and May 14th at 3:00 PM
Venue: Grace Church in New York, 802 Broadway at 10th Street
Special Offer: $25 members ($30 non-members)
SAVE 30% at Brooks Brothers in their May Corporate Shopping Event
We are excited to announce Brooks Brothers May Corporate Shopping Event. All Corporate Members will SAVE 30% on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. This is a ONE DAY EVENT and valid on all full priced merchandise online and in Retail stores only.
Date: May 18th – All Day
Venue: Online and in retail stores
Special Offer: Save 30% on full priced merchandise
Historic Royal Palaces Secret Garden Party
Historic Royal Palace welcome you to a traditional British garden party with a ‘royal twist’ as they celebrate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen this year. During the evening, guests will sip on summer cocktails whilst enjoying the surrounding of the ‘secret garden’ at the Merchant’s House Museum.
Special Offer: $50 members ($60 non-members)
At the Queen’s Table: Food and Dining in the 16th Century from Anne Boleyn to Elizabeth I
The 16th century saw some of the most dramatic change culturally, politically and economically in all of England’s history. The world of cooking, food and dining was among those areas that evolved substantially under the Tudor monarchs and into the Elizabethan age. From the banquets of Henry VIII through to the court entertainments of Elizabeth I, food transformed from the modest cooking of the Middle Ages to a style and presentation influenced by the Italian Renaissance.
In this illustrated talk, professionally trained chef, culinary writer and educator, Carl Raymond will chart the course of food as it was cooked, prepared and appeared on royal tables throughout the 16th century. Anchored by the three great Tudor queens, Anne Boleyn, Mary Stuart and Elizabeth, the talk will discuss cooking techniques and methods, menus, dining etiquette and actual recipes from the period. A discussion will focus on the kitchens at Hampton Court Palace, now restored and still functioning after 400 years which give the modern day culinary enthusiast the most vivid image of exactly how food was obtained and meals for hundreds of guests were accomplished. Attendees will leave with a collection of recipes true to the Tudor period but adapted for the modern kitchen should they wish to try a royal banquet at home.
Date: June 2nd at 6:30 PM
Venue: The English Speaking-Union, 144 East 39th Street
Special Offer: $25 members ($35 non-members)
Capital District Renaissance Festival – Take A Trip Back in Time
A weekend of lords, ladies, minstrels and more amongst the apple trees and strawberry fields of Indian Ladder Farms in Altamont, NY. Spend a day enjoying a long-forgotten past, where the magic of princesses, dragons, and knights are intertwined with rich history and sport. Stroll the market and meet artisans selling the unique and beautiful. Enjoy a show by one of the many street or stage performers. Taste the flavors of foreign foods and fresh menus. Learn about the art of battle. Thrill at the excitement of a joust tournament. You are guaranteed to have a grand time and whether you come in costume or in your street clothes, everyone is welcome. There’s plenty to see and do at the NY Capital District Renaissance Festival, HUZZAH!
Date: June 11th & 12th
Venue: Indian Ladder Farms – 342 Altamont Road, Altamont NY
Special Offer: Save $3 on each adult ticket (up to 6 tickets) at the gate.