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2018 Annual General Meeting

The BATF 2018 Annual General Meeting will be held on 14th June at Goldsmiths' Hall, London. The meeting will commence with a drinks reception at 4pm and will incorporate presentations from the Chairmen of the Federated Trade Associations and the President of the BATF, summarising their achievements over the last year and their plans for the forthcoming year. 

John Benjamin, BBC Antiques Roadshow's jewellery expert will be giving a keynote speech. John Benjamin is a jewellery valuer, author and historian.  Formerly International Director of Jewellery at Phillips Auctioneers in the 1980’s and !990’s he now runs his own independent jewellery consultancy.  He is a long standing contributor to BBC Television’s ever popular Antiques Roadshow and gives talks in the UK and overseas on a wide range of jewellery related topics. John is a Freeman of the Goldsmiths’ Company and a founder liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Arts Scholars.

All members of the BATF Federated Trade Associations are entitled to attend free of charge and we urge all members to take the opportunity to visit the prestigious Goldsmiths' Hall.

Following the BATF AGM, The Benevolent Society will be holding their annual Sponsors' and Supporters' Dinner in the Livery Hall at Goldsmiths' Hall. There are a limited number of tickets still available should you wish to attend the dinner.

If you wish to attend the BATF AGM and/or the Sponsors' Dinner please email Laura Banner


                Goldsmiths' Hall

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               John C Benjamin