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This past Sunday, June 14 guests and friends of The British American Business Council of Orange County, The Luxury Marketing Council of Southern California andThe World Affairs Council of Orange County put on their best summer attire and came out to Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort for The Annual Summer Garden Party.

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Upon arrival, guests were greeted by vintage luxury cars and were entertained by talented pianist, Gip Noble. The Official Olde Ship Pub & Restaurant catered the event and served traditional tea bites and desserts like cream cheese and cucumber sandwiches, sausage rolls, scones with fresh cream and jam and lemon bars. While sipping on Pimm’s Cocktails, Champagne Jacquart Rosé and English tea, guests were invited to play croquet and bid on silent auction items or partake in the annual fascinator and hat competition!

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The two winners were Kim Shipman and Mona Tomassian who won most whimsical hat. One lucky guest even won 2 tickets to the U.K., thanks to our sponsor, Virgin Atlantic.

 

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The quintessentially British event was complemented by the always predictable, perfect weather of Newport Beach! Cheers! Screen Shot 2015-06-17 at 10.11.24 AM Screen Shot 2015-06-17 at 10.11.02 AM Screen Shot 2015-06-17 at 10.10.50 AM Screen Shot 2015-06-17 at 10.10.14 AM Screen Shot 2015-06-17 at 10.11.05 AM Screen Shot 2015-06-17 at 10.11.52 AM Screen Shot 2015-06-17 at 10.10.29 AM Screen Shot 2015-06-17 at 10.10.56 AM Screen Shot 2015-06-17 at 10.11.13 AM Screen Shot 2015-06-17 at 10.10.39 AM

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