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AGM January 2019: Chairman's Report

6 February 2019

Chairman Jimmy Burns’  address to Annual General Meeting at the  Luis Vives Room,  London January 29th   First welcome to you all to you all and so glad we have a full house here in this room named so appropriately...

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Feliz Navidad & Happy New Year 2019!

24 December 2018

Dear members and friends,   SEASON GREETINGS!   The Board of Trustees and the Executive Council of the BritishSpanish Society wish you a wonderful holiday season and a new year of health, happiness and prosperity.   Thank you for all...

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Cristiano y Leo. El fútbol español

28 November 2018

  El fútbol es un deporte de equipo, pero, en los últimos años, este juego ha sido testigo de una rivalidad sin precedentes entre los dos mejoresjugadores de la historia: Cristiano y Leo. El escritor y periodista Jimmy Burns Marañón,...

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Spain in English Roundtable

17 October 2018

Host Tim Parfitt talks with Jimmy Burns, Chairman of the British Spanish Society and former Financial Times correspondent in Spain together with Jonathan Goodman, Director in Spain of The Spectrum IFA Group. What are the principle objectives of their organizations and how are they helping the international...

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Un penúltimo baile para la historia

2 July 2018

Nada será lo mismo después de ellos. “Cuando se retiren nos acercaremos un poco más a la muerte”, insiste en remarcar Jimmy Burns, el autor de Cristiano y Leo.   Panenka en conversación con Jimmy Burns.        

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BSS Scholarhip Programme 10th anniversary

28 April 2018

The BritishSpanish Society Scholarship Programme awards talented postgraduate students at top universities and academic institutions, supporting cutting-edge projects which contribute to the aim of our Charity and build stronger individual and institutional links between the United Kingdom and Spain. The BSS...

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Support the BSS Scholarship Programme

14 April 2018

The BritishSpanish Society Scholarship Programme awards talented postgraduate students at top universities and academic institutions, supporting cutting-edge projects which contribute to the aim of our Charity and build stronger individual and institutional links between the United Kingdom and Spain. The BSS...

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BSS Scholarship Programme 10th Anniversary

29 March 2018

The BritishSpanish Society Scholarship Programme awards talented postgraduate students at top universities and academic institutions, supporting cutting-edge projects which contribute to the aim of our Charity and build stronger individual and institutional links between the United Kingdom and Spain. The BSS...

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¡Feliz Año 2018!

27 December 2017

Que la vida os sonría Y todos los sueños se hagan realidad Paz, Unión, Alegría, Esperanza, Respeto, Confianza, Perdón, Amor, Solidaridad, Armonía, Salud, Sabiduría, Bondad, Dignidad, Paciencia, Gratitud, Amistad, Fe  

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We wish you a very merry Christmas!

13 December 2017

The Chairman & Board of Trustees of the BritishSpanish Society wish you a Happy Christmas, Felices Reyes y todo lo mejor para el 2018!   We are very grateful for your overwhelming interest and the huge support during 2017! 101...

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Full House at the British Council in Madrid

4 October 2017

The subject of the British Council and Word War II Spain drew a large audience to the British Council’s main premises in central Madrid on September 28th.   An enthusiastic  gathering of BSS expatriate  members and Spanish friends listened and...

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Barcelona

17 August 2017

On behalf of the Trustees and membership of the BritishSpanish Society, our thoughts and prayers go out to  the victims of  the  terrorist attack in Barcelona, those killed, those injured, and their family and friends. Todos juntos en profundo sentido...

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Summer Reception 2017

4 July 2017

Thank you so very much for your generous comments – we are chuffed!   Please share your feedback to help us improve. YOUR FEEDBACK MATTERS.   Wishing you all a very happy and restful Summer break.   The BritishSpanish Society...

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Grenfell Tower

16 June 2017

On behalf of the Board Of Trustees of the BritishSpanish Society, I would like to express our heart-felt sympathy for all those affected by the tragic fire which destroyed the residential block Grenfell Tower in Kensington, London, this week.  ...

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Remembering La Transicion

30 March 2017

BritishSpanish Society event in Madrid  by our social affairs correspondent Remembering Spain’s Transition to Democracy in film and comment was the theme of the BritishSpanish Society’s  latest encounter with its supporters  in Madrid on March 28th. A full-house registered for...

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El ejemplo de Churchill by Jimmy Burns

23 March 2017

A pocos pasos del terrorismo que ayer sacudió la ciudad de Londres esta una estatua de Winston Churchill,  corpulento en su abrigo de trinchera,  y con una mirada  enfocada y resuelta, toda una imagen de un pueblo que ha conocido ...

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