With around 600 guests attending from some of the biggest names in the rail industry, Dinner at the Roundhouse is an unmissable gathering of decision-makers at the highest level, manufacturers, suppliers, operators, senior railwaymen, politicians and MPs.
Dinner at the Roundhouse’s hosts have included side-splitting comedians, sporting legends and record-breaking adventurers. Who can forget Brian Blessed’s spectacular birthday party with us, the breathtaking exploits of Sir Ranulph Fiennes, or John Motson’s hilarious tales from behind the scenes of the beautiful game?
For 2018 we are delighted to welcome Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson as our host for the evening – 16-time Paralympic medallist, author, TV personality and champion of accessibility.
Tanni’s achievements both on and off the track have inspired thousands, and since being elevated to the House of Lords in 2010 she has served as a crossbench peer with specialist interest in disability, health, sport and education. In this time she has fought on behalf of those with disabilities at the very heart of Government – and she also has strong views on railways!
Tanni is also Chair of ukactive, President of the National Council of Voluntary Organisations and sits on the boards of both Transport for London and the BBC.
We are also delighted to announce that Phil Hufton, Network Rail’s Managing Director, England and Wales, is joining us a keynote speaker for the evening.
Phil, who began his railway career in Derby and has also been London Underground’s Chief Operating Officer, knows all about letting multi-million pound contracts, manufacturing and heavy engineering. Now, he is responsible for the safe running of the UK network every day, train movements, improving performance, and meeting the needs of its customers.
The event has so far proudly helped to raise over £130,000 for a variety of charities, proving the astonishing generosity that exists within the railway sector and its incredible power to help those in need locally, nationally and around the world.
With the 2017 event a massive success, we are pleased to be able to hold 2017 prices for the 2018 event – book now to ensure you don’t miss it!
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