Savile Club, 69 Brook Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 4ER.
Drinks reception from 12pm, lunch at 1pm
Rick Stroud on Lonely Courage
Lunch favourite, Rick Stroud tells the true story of the SOE heroines who fought to free Nazi-occupied France. There were 38 women agents recruited from all walks of life, united by an almost suicidal desire to sacrifice everything.
Simon Courtauld on Footprints in Spain
Oldie columnist Simon Courtauld’s book vividly charts the tumultuous history of Spain, its people and its British visitors, getting right to the heart of Spanish life and shedding new light on this eternally fascinating country.
Edward Enfield on An Eastern Odyssey: The Early Adventures of Edward Enfield
Former Oldie superstar, Edward Enfield recounts his childhood memories when as a young boy he was put on a ship and sent to Canada to avoid the Blitz. A book that is a love letter to a way of life that has disappeared, and an elegy to a good life lived.
£65 for a three-course lunch including wine