A message from our President, General Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank
'I am delighted to be associated with the work of the Polish Heritage Society and very honoured to serve as its President. The Society's work highlights the enormous contribution which generations of Poles have made to their adopted country. Preserving and celebrating that heritage will only further strengthen the ties between Poland and the United Kingdom.
I worked closely with the Society on the project to build a memorial to the Polish Forces at the National Memorial Arboretum and saw at first hand the energy and dedication of those involved.
I encourage you to explore this website and learn about the many other projects the Society has sponsored. Do please contact us if you would like to be involved in any way'.
General The Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank GCB LVO OBE
A Debt of Dishonour is a unique documentary film dedicated Major General Sosabowski and all ranks who served in the 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade Group and to their Comrades-in-Arms of the 1st British Airborne Division that fought in the ill-fated “Operation Market Garden” at Arnhem and Driel during September 1944.
The Mayor of London Borough of Ealing,
Councillor John Gallagher, invites you
FREE Concert of Fryderyk Chopin’s Music by Viv Mc Lean
in the Victoria Hall, Ealing Town Hall
6.30 pm to 7.30 pm
Tuesday 25th October 2011.
In the Presence of the Mayors of Ealing and Bielany (Warsaw)
To Mark the 10 Year Anniversary of our
Town Twinning Agreement with Bielany, Warsaw,
and to Celebrate the Unveiling of Chopin’s Bust in Ealing Town Hall
as a Gift from the Polish Heritage Society
Entrance Free on a First Come First Served Basis
Mayor's Parlour, Ealing Town Hall, London, W5 2BY
Tel: (020) 8825 8630
Email RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Viv Mc Lean (piano), the winner of the First prize at 2002 Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Barcelona, has performed at all major venues in UK as well throughout Europe, Australia, USA and Japan. He has played concerts with most major UK orchestras, performed chamber music with leading groups, such as Ysaye String Quartet and the Leopold String Trio. Viv studied at the Royal Academy of Music and was the piano winner of the Royal Overseas League Music Competition, and one of the three winners of the National Federation of Music Societies’ Young Artists competition, leading to various recitals and concerto appearances throughout Great Britain. Viv has recorded regularly for BBC Radio 3 and recorded for Sony Classical Japan and Naxos, as well as Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s own label.