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Star-studded silver milestone



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The actor Jude Law and British Chamber of Commerce chair Joanna Denton cut a cake to mark the chamber’s 25th anniversary during a garden party hosted by the British embassy on 25 June 2017. Photo: British Chamber of Commerce/Steve Eastwood 

The British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg has marked its 25th anniversary with a garden party.

The international business networking group currently has 323 members and organises roughly 20 main events each year, according to Joanna Denton, its chairman.

The anniversary event was hosted on 25 June at the official residence of the British ambassador, John Marshall, the chamber said in a press release issued on 30 June.

It featured Anne Faber, the food blogger and TV presenter, and Krunnemécken, the musical duo.

John Marshall, British ambassador to Luxembourg, speaks during the British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg’s 25th anniversary event on 25 June 2017. Photo: British Chamber of Commerce/Steve Eastwood
John Marshall, British ambassador to Luxembourg, speaks during the British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg’s 25th anniversary event on 25 June 2017. Photo: British Chamber of Commerce/Steve Eastwood

Among the guests were Jude Law, the actor, and James Straffon, a street artist.

Jude Law, an actor, John Marshall, the UK ambassador to Luxembourg, and Joanna Denton, chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg, are seen walking during the chamber’s 25th anniversary event on 25 June 2017. The chamber said that more tha
Jude Law, an actor, John Marshall, the UK ambassador to Luxembourg, and Joanna Denton, chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg, are seen walking during the chamber’s 25th anniversary event on 25 June 2017. The chamber said that more than 100 of its members attended. Photo: British Chamber of Commerce/Steve Eastwood

Marshall stated in the chamber’s press release:

“We are very proud to support the continuous efforts by the British Chamber of Commerce to create closer ties between the business community and public institutions. In the wake of Brexit, it is important to take a partnership approach and to work closely together.”