BRITSBURGH FESTIVAL - A British Sporting Vision VIP Reception @ The Frick Pittsburgh

09/05/2019 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM ET


Britsburgh Festival


  • Free


The Frick Pittsburgh
7227 Reynolds St
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
United States of America
Building Number: Reception room next to Car and Carriage Museum


Join us in the splendor of the Frick Pittsburgh as we celebrate 'A Sporting Vision' with a British twist. In addition to a docent guided tour of the Frick's superb current exhibition of celebrating British sporting art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, we will be holding a reception sponsored by Karndean Designflooring (with North American HQ in Export, PA near Pittsburgh), The Frick Pittsburgh and UK Department for International Trade. Our Britsburgh Ale will feature along with British ale from Fuller's Brewery in London. Beer is sponsored by Vecenie Distributing Company.  Food, wine and soft drinks will also be available FREE at the reception.


The event is open to Britsburgh Society members, their guests and VIP guests of our sponsors. 









  • 6.30- 8.30pm Food and drinks reception courtesy of the UK Department for International Trade and Karndean Designflooring

  • 7-7.05pm Welcome by Robert Charlesworth | Chair of Britsburgh

  • 7.05-7.15pm Ross Allen | Head of UK Department for International Trade for North America and Deputy Cônsul General; Ed Perin | CEO Karndean DesignFlooring

  • 7.15-7.35pm Presentions of the history of British Sport with connections to Pittsburgh 

  • 7.35-8.30pm Docent guided tour of the "Sporting Vision Art exhibition and various sporting wear in the Car and Carriage Museum.


Explore fascinating British-themed topics with the guidance of experts and enjoy the company and conversation of fellow enthusiasts as a member of the Britsburgh Society. Society members enjoy our Britsburgh Arts Society, the Britsburgh Beer Society, the Britsburgh History Society, the Britsburgh Literary Society and the Britsburgh Tea Society. If you are not already a member, I would like to invite you to consider becoming a Britsburgh Society member. To become a member, visit the Britsburgh membership page.


Members:  During the Britsburgh Festival only, bring your friends to events at the SAME PRICE as members.  Please encourage them to join our membership.


Minimum age 18 years (Alcohol is not allowed for persons under the age of 21 years).




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