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ATS Christmas lunch at Nipa Thai Restaurant overlooking Hyde Park

Friday 12th December at 12:30 pm
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Thursday January 29 , 2015
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Christmas lunch Thai style!








ATS members enjoy a Christmas lunch

On December 8th, 2010, a group of ATS members met for a delightful pre-Christmas lunch at Patara Restaurant, Beauchamp Place, London. The food was excellent and the company extremely convivial! We do hope that more of you will be able to join us in 2011.




London to Bangkok - A trans-siberian rail journey


Khunying Narisa Chakrabhongse at the Great Wall of China
Khunying Narisa Chakrabhongse on the Trans-Siberian Railway

A talk by Khunying Narisa Chakrabhongse following Prince Chakrabongse's travel route.

On Wednesday, 27th October, 2010 Khunying Narisa Chakrabhongse gave an illustrated talk to a packed house about her journey from London to Bangkok, mainly by rail, via Eastern Europe, Russia, China and Vietnam.

Narisa interwove the narrative with an account of her great grandfather's sojourn and study in Imperial Russia and marriage to a Russian woman. A fascinating tale spanning the centuries. Guests included H.E Mr. Kitti Wasinond, Khun Nutchanart Wasinodh, members of Thai Embassy, Samaggi Samagom and the Press.


ATS Summer Reception








Chalmondeley Room, House of Lords

Monday 14th June 2010

The ATS Summer Reception and the society's main social event of the year, achieved a record attendance this year. The event was once again held in the Cholmondeley Room, the House of Lords with its access to the stunning riverside terrace and fabulous views along the River Thames

Members and their guests enjoyed a delightful evening accompanied by Thai music played on traditional instruments by the Thai Music Circle. His Excellency Mr Kitti Wasinondh, The Thai Ambassador, gave a short address. The Society is once again indebted to Lord Geddes for hosting the Reception.

Photos courtesy of Orapin Dawson and the The Big Chilli, Bangkok




2010 SOAS seminar


On 29 January members of the ATS attended a seminar at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) on "The Thai Political Situation: Wherefrom and Whereto ?" which was jointly organised by the Royal Thai Embassy and the SOAS Thai Society. The topic was discussed by four panelists, Professors Suchit Boonbongkarn, Duncan McCargo, Peter Leyland and Bowornsak Uwann and was moderated by David Fall, currently Chair of the Anglo-Thai Society. Members of the 200 strong audience participated in a lively, and fascinating debate which reflected current political divisions in Thailand.


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