Off Down Under

By Mark Tomkinson
Wednesday 1st December 2010

Bob is off Down Under again at the end of the year and here are just some of his bookings.

December 1 

Major and historical Rotary Lunch in Adelaide where he follows such speakers as HRH Princess Anne,Sir Donald Bradman, Noel Coward, Tommy Trinder (invited, didn't show!), Sir David Attenborough, Sir Malcolm Sargent, The Vienna Boys' Choir, Sir Thomas Beecham, Amy Johnson, Sir Douglas Bader, Neville Cardus, Sir "Plum" Warner and many other top sportsmen and politicians including Sir Anthony Eden.


December 1 

Down to the West Adelaide Football Club (Aussie Rules) for a return visit to the Oak Club, 200 men from the furnishing trade. Cat wowed them for over an hour.  

December 2 

A record crowd of over 700 in the Adelaide Convention Centre to hear just two speakers – former Prime Minister John Howard and the Cat. “I’m a big draw” said Bob

Back to the ground for the Taverners Sundowner with Sir Ian Botham and Ian Healy. It was the Cat’s third visit and he got a huge welcome from over 400 people.


December 3

Off to Melbourne for the Carbine Club's Xmas lunch

On from lunch to the Adelaide Test Sundowner with Sir Ian Botham and Ian Healey

December 4

in Adelaide with Sir Ian Botham

December 5

A day in the President’s Room at the 3rd day of the Test in Adelaide.

December 6

Back to Victoria and speaking to members of the Sporting Legends Club in Sale at their Annual Awards Dinner.

South Australia Cricket Association President's Lunch, Adelaide Oval

December 7

Vingt Cinq Club Committee Lunch in Melbourne

December 8

Guest speaker at the Australian Hotels Association Annual Golf Day in Melbourne

December 25

Xmas Day Lunch for Gullivers Travels Clients

December 26 

Lord's Taverner's Boxing Day Breakfast at the MCG in Melbourne

December 27th

Lunch in the Committee Room with former British Airways CEO, Sir Rod Eddington

January 2 

with Richie Benaud, Tony Greig and Ian Healey at a "Sundowner" prior to the Ashes Sydney Test

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