New speakers announced for Sea Shepherd UK’s 40th Anniversary Gala in London


Join Sea Shepherd UK for an unforgettable evening at the world famous 19th Century tea clipper ‘Cutty Sark’ at the Greenwich Maritime Museum on 16 September 2017 for a celebration of 40 years of direct action by Sea Shepherd.

The main event is within the museum’s unique dry dock beneath the stunning copper hull of the legendary sailing ship Cutty Sark, the world’s sole surviving composite tea clipper and fastest ship of her time – and you can also explore the decks for at least an hour during the evening.

The evening includes a series of talks including from:

  • Captain Adam Meyerson – Veteran ship captain Sea Shepherd Global coming in from the USA
  • Captain Alex Cornelissen – CEO of Sea Shepherd Global coming in from the Netherlands
  • Sam Carter – Architects and Sea Shepherd UK Ambassador
  • Captain Paul Watson – Founder of Sea Shepherd – speaking via weblink and introduced by Yana and Tiger Watson

Enjoy amazing vegan food as well as a complimentary drink on arrival created by award winning chef Suzanne James – London’s distinctly British eco-friendly caterer.

There is a fundraising auction with unique and exclusive items on offer including:

  • ‘The Sea Necklace’ specially created for our gala by the talented artist jeweller Steven Medhurst made from fairtrade precious metals and recycled gemstones
  • ‘Guardians’ – an original 3D painting incorporating the Sea Shepherd logo behind Minke whales by British marine life artist Nick O’Neill
  • ‘Hidden Deep’ – an original ocean conservation themed painting from Saatchi listed award winning artist, photographer and environmentalist Geoff Francis
  • ‘Lifedance’ – a framed photograph previously exhibited at the Greenwich Maritime Museum also from Saatchi listed award winning artist, photographer and environmentalist Geoff Francis
  • ‘Whale Bay, Antarctica No.2’ framed and signed print by acclaimed USA artist Zaria Forman
  • and more including Sea Shepherd unique items and luxury powerboat cruise offers, with all items listed in an online brochure released 4 weeks prior to the event…

Dress code is ‘smart casual’ (or even smarter if you like!) and there will be Sea Shepherd directors, crew and volunteers (including from European countries) on hand to meet and talk to.

  • Date – 16th September 2017 
  • Time – 19:00hrs to 23:00hrs
  • Location – Cutty Sark, Greenwich Maritime Museum, King William Walk, London, SE10 9HT

Click here to book tickets and find out more!

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