Centenary House & Garden Party – a very enjoyable evening

A lovely evening was had by everyone that attended the Chamber’s Centenary House & Garden Party at Athelhampton House on 25th May.  Past presidents joined the current President, Steve Bulley, members of the Executive and Chamber members to celebrate the 100th year anniversary of the Dorchester Chamber.  Other guests included The Mayor and Mayoress Cllr Tim and Mrs Anita Harries, John Fiori, Chairmain of Dorchester BID and Ian Girling, President of Dorset Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

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Former Presidents join the current President Steve Bulley – Left to Right: John Pearson, Alison Moore, David Upshall, Steve Bulley, Alistair Chisholm, Matt Pye  (Photography by David Morphew)

The food supplied by Athelhampton House was delicious and the whole event was expertly organised.  We had the run of the beautiful 15th Century manor house and the fire was lit in the great hall which made us all feel welcome.  A warm thanks to Laura and her team, who looked after us all and made the evening a success.

The music was provided by Arioso Quartet, a string quartet based in Dorchester.  Their masterful repertoire was very appropriate for the venue and added greatly to the ambience of the occasion.  Beautiful music for a beautiful location!

Thanks also to David Morphew for memorialising the event with his talented photography.  See examples of his work at Photography by David Morphew  and Rob Goodwin of Champagne Films who also filmed the event.

Last but not least, very grateful thanks to our generous sponsors.

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