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I was invited by James Smith, Chairman of Shell UK, to a represent the borough at a reception at the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall followed by a concert by the Simon Bolivar Orchestra of Venezuela.

 

Royal Festival Hall

 

The Mayoress and I were joined by our neighbours the Mayor of Southwark and her consort.

 

The Simon Bolivar Orchestra was founded in 1975 and aims to create new opportunities for musical excellence in Venezuela. The concert was excellent, full of energy and enthusiasm from the young musicians and cheered on by the Venezuelan High Commissioner who was seated near by.

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