Tampere Finnish-British Society

Tampere Finn-Brits' 70th Anniversary Dinner!

(Saturday, 30 September 2017, 1830-2245, Laterna Restaurant, Puutarhakatu 11)

The highlight of the Tampere Finn-Brit's 70th Anniversary celebration was an anniversary dinner starting at 1830 at the Laterna Restaurant on Puutarhakatu 11 in the center of Tampere, attended by 31 Finn-Brit members and guests.


Storyteller Nick Hennessey Joined Us to Entertain

Pianist Lauri Ojasti was a highlight of the Evening
Joining us for the evening were the Honourable Richard Shackleford, Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Helsinki, who was standing in for Ambassador Sarah Price. Shackleford and Embassy Second Secretary Lara Brydon conveyed congratulations on behalf of the Embassy and Her Majesty's Government.

The evening also featured piano entertainment, ceremonial speakers, and British storytellers Nick and Emily Hennessey.

The evening's menu was:


  • Salted Salmon spiced with Juniper and Lemon Mayonnaise
  • Marinated Beetroot with Chevre Cheese
  • Zucchini with Rosépepper Marinade
  • Laterna Mixed Salad with nuts, diced apple and root vegetables
  • Smoked Lamb Roast with Black Currants
  • Mushroom-potato Salad
  • Laterna House Bread and Butter
Main Course:
  • Slow-Braised Tender Pork Neck, Dark Dijon Sauce, Rosemary Potatos and additional starter helpings
  • Blueberry Pie with Bourbon-vanilla Custard
  • Coffee and Tea

Socialising beforehand and then enjoying Laterna's delicious starter menu

Speakers included (L-R) singer David Hamer and past chairs Mikael Davies, Myra Bird, Eero Valento, and Yrjö Kalves

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