The aims of the Wyndham Place Charlemagne Trust are to bring together people of different cultural, political and religious backgrounds; to address European and world issues, not just from a political and economic perspective but from the point of view of values and beliefs; and to enlighten public opinion and influence those who shape policy.  


will be given by a panel led by

Sir Stephen Wall GCMG LVO

Other speakers tbc

“Picking up the pieces: Britain’s role in Europe and the World post-referendum”

Tuesday 12 July 2016, 5.30 - 8.00 p.m. Monnet Room, Europe House 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU

Sir Stephen Wall GCMG LVO was for 35 years a member of the British Diplomatic Service. He worked closely with five British Foreign Secretaries and was Foreign Policy Adviser to Prime Minister John Major. His European experience includes five years as Head of the Foreign Office European Department; two years as Britain’s Ambassador to Portugal; five years as UK Permanent Representative to the EU and four years as EU adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair and Head of the European Secretariat in the Cabinet Office. His book on Britain’s EU policy, ‘A Stranger in Europe’, was published in 2008. He has written The Official History of Britain and the European Community, 1963-1975, published in July 2012. We are delighted that he has agreed to lead the panel of speakers for this year’s Charlemagne lecture. The lecture will begin at 6.15 p.m. and will last about 30 minutes. It will be followed by a discussion, with opportunities for questions.

To register, please email us at wpctrust@gmail.com  Places are limited and will be allocated strictly in order of booking.

There will be a short reception before the Lecture (from 5.30 p.m.) at which light refreshments will be served and to which you are most welcome. Any donations to the WPCT will be most warmly received.


Registered Charity Number 1080157

Email: wpctrust@gmail.com