Art as a Cold War Weapon

Sunday, September 02, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

VAM Curator Julia Bailey

The Cold War Museum, in cooperation with Old Bust Head Brewing Company, invites you to attend a presentation by Dr. Julia Bailey, Curator at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, on

Art of the Cold War: Diplomacy, Propaganda and Resistance

How did artists respond to the Cold War – and what role did art play in shaping this conflict of ideologies? Dr Julia Tatiana Bailey reveals some of the little-known stories of how art operated as Cold War diplomacy, propaganda and resistance across the globe.

The presentation will explore how art was used by Cold War rivals as a proxy for military engagement.

Sunday, September 2, 2018
1:00 PM. (Arrival at the brewery: 12:30-1:00 PM)

Old Bust Head Brewing Company
7134 Farm Station Road

Warrenton, VA 20187

$25, including the presentation; a $7 coupon toward a craft beer draft, Kombucha or other drink; a $10 contribution to the Cold War Museum; and special access to the Museum (next door) for event participants following the presentation. TICKETS AT THE DOOR, IF AVAILABLE, WILL BE $35. (Refunds up to one day before event).

To Register Click here

British Embassy Residence Summer Drinks Party

Thursday, September 20, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


By kind permission of
The British Ambassador and Lady Darroch

The British-American Business Association
requests the pleasure of your company at a

British Embassy Residence Summer Drinks Party 

This event will benefit the 
BABA summer UK scholarship program
for Washington, D.C. students
organized by ACS International Schools
with generous support from

delta virgin 

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Members & their guests: $110 (until August 31)
Non-Members: $145 (until August 31)

After August 31
Members: $125
Non-Member: $170

We regret that we cannot accept cancellations after September 17th. 
Substitutions can be made.

The British Ambassador's Residence
3100 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Dress:  Business Attire

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Hunt Country Classic Presented by the MG Car Club of Washington, DC Centre

Sunday, October 07, 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

MG Car Club

Members are invited to the 23rd Annual

Hunt Country car classic

Popular Vote Classes

 Sunday, October 7, 2018
10am- 3pm (Rain or shine)

Willoughby Farm, Middleburg, VA

7397 Frogtown Road, Marshall, VA

The MG Car Club is generously waiving all parking/entrance fees if you mention BABA at the entrance.

“Nestled midway between historic Marshall, and lovely Middleburg, deep in the rolling hills of Virginia's incomparable Hunt Country, lies Willoughby Farm, home of the host, Barbara Scott.

In October the vista is an artist's palette of breath-taking color. This is the setting for the MG Car Club, Washington, D.C. Centre's Hunt Country Classic British Vehicle Show.

And, there's entertainment for everyone, from apple pressing for the kids, to hayrides for all to round out the day! Additional entertainment is provided by the Alexandria Pipers. Combine this with a delicious lunch, and you have the Hunt Country Classic without equal.

For more information and to register CLICK HERE.

SAVE THE DATE! Reception to hear Britain's first female fast jet pilot for the RAF

Tuesday, October 09, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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You don't want to miss this event!

Please join us at a reception to hear Britain's first female fast jet pilot for the RAF, Jo Salter.  

Jo joined the RAF at the age of 18 to be an Engineering Officer and went on to train as a combat ready pilot. Jo flew the Tornado GR1 in 617 Squadron, the Dambusters, and was a fast jet instructor on the Hawk.

Jo Salter, is currently a director in PwC's People and Organisation business. Jo’s appointment reinforces the firm’s commitment to recruit veterans and reservists from the Armed Forces.

Registration to open soon.

8th Annual 007 Black Tie Gala

Saturday, October 27, 2018 7:00 pm - Sunday, October 28, 2018 12:00 am

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8th Annual Black Tie
Writing's on the Wall
Saturday, October 27, 2018
007PM - 12:am
(VIP Champagne Reception 006PM)
MI6 Headquarters
Marriott Fairview Park Hotel
3111 Fairview Park Drive
Falls Church, VA 22042
The 2018 charity is
Semper Fi Fund
Providing assistance to seriously injured service members
post 9/11 conflicts.
For more information and to register Click Here.
VIPs: Marine Corps Commandant, General Neller *Elected Officials
VA & MD Governor Hero’s Ceremony: Heroes from WWII to present campaigns. * P.O.W. Heroes * Wounded Warriors
Special Appearances: NFL Champions * Celebrity Bond look-alike * Villains * Bond Girls*
Classic & Supercar Contest: Aston Martin 1963 DB4 * Exotic & Classic Cars Showcase * People’s Choice Trophy * BD-J5 airplane from “Octopussy”
Dinner: Bond Theme hors d’oeuvres & Buffet
Spirits: OPEN BAR -“Goldfinger” Martini Bar * 007 Ice Luge
Casino: Baccarat * Roulette* Black Jack * Poker
Silent Auction: Bond Life Style experiences * Luxe Items * Jewelry * Fine Dining
Q’s Spy Museum: Cold War exhibit from MI6, KGB, and US Intel
Entertainment: Glamour, Intrigue, Music & Dancing * Photo Station with Exotic Weapons
Cigar: Smoking Lounge * Live Music * Singing
Dress to Impress Attire: 007 Tux * Eveningwear * Military Formal *Ceremonial Kilt
Hotel Special: $82/nite, expire 10/12/18

SAVE THE DATE! Gala Christmas Luncheon

Friday, December 14, 2018 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Mark your calendars for the final gala event of the year!

22nd Annual Christmas Luncheon

DATE: Friday, December 14, 2018

TIME: 12:00 Noon - Receptioin
1:00 - Luncheon

PLACE AND PRICE - To be Confirmed