About this event

  • Date and time Wed 26 Oct 2022 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Registration, tea and coffee: 6:00pm to 6:30pm
  • Event: 6:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Drinks reception: 7:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Optional dinner: 8:00pm to 11:00pm (Sold out)

Join The Rt Hon. the Lord Patten of Barnes, Chancellor of Oxford University and former MP for Bath, in this In Conversation Live in-person event at the Royal Society of Medicine. Interviewed by Professor Sir Simon Wessely, he will discuss his Governorship of Hong Kong, his new book and more. Complimentary drinks reception and nibbles.

This event offers special pricing on tickets and dinner intended only to cover our costs. Therefore, we would greatly appreciate any donations for attending. Thank you for your generosity.

Chris Patten is Chancellor of Oxford University. When MP for Bath (1979-92) he served as Minister for Overseas Development, Secretary of State for the Environment and Chairman of the Conservative Party. He was Governor of Hong Kong from 1992 until 1997, Chairman of the Independent Commission on Policing after the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 and European Commissioner for External Relations from 1999 until 2004. The Observer has described him as 'the best Tory Prime Minister we never had'.

*There may be slight changes to the advertised start and end times of this event, subject to Chris Patten's work requirements.

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Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this event will close on 25 October 2022 at 01:00am (BST)

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