The BFUWI's Christmas Lyme was held at the Jamaican High Commission under the patronage of Her Excellency Mrs Aloun Ndombet-Assamba. Those who attended were entertained by the music of Gary Crosby MBE, musician in residence at the Southbank and MOBO award winner Lurine Cato.
BFUWI was delighted to co-sponsor an event at the Barbados High Commission celebrating the life and work of Sir Frederick Smith, Barbados' first Attorney-General. There was a stimulating discussion about his new biography (co-written by his nephew Alan Smith) between Alan and Professor Richard Drayton of King's College, London on the creation of independent statehood for the island nation of Barbados. Barbados became independent on 30 November 1966.