At a meeting this morning at the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God, Ennismore Gardens, London, Archbishop Elisey, Chairman of the Diocesan Assembly, appointed Michael Wynne-Parker a Trustee of the Russian Orthodox Diocese of Sourozh Trust. The Diocese covers all parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate in Great Britain and Ireland.

Guild´s AGM – March 28th

HE Mahfouz Marei Mubarak bin Mahfouz was appointed Vice President of The Guild of Travel and Tourism at  the Guild´s AGM

Held at the Cavalry and Guards Club. HRH Princess Katarina,President, confered the instruments of appointment and Michael Wynne-Parker,Chairman,presided.

Mr Nigel Bishop,CEO, reported significant progress over the previous year.


HRH Prince Michael of Kent attended the Reception and Dinner at the Cavalry and Guards Club.  Colonel Christopher MacKenzie-Beevor presided. Archbishop Elisey of Sourouzh gave his Blessing.  The Loyal Toast was proposed by Mr Alexander Volohhonsky and the Toast to the President of the Russian Federation by the Marquess of Reading.  The Speakers were: HE The Russian Ambassador, General Sir David Richards, Princess Selene Obolensky and Mr Vassily Shestakov.  Mr Michael Wynne-Parker proposed the Vote of Thanks.  The event was sponsored by the Commonwealth Sambo Association: President, The Marquess of Reading, Chairman, Michael Wynne-Parker, Director, Andrew Moshanov.  In conjunction with the International Sambo Federation: President, President Vladimir Putin, Chairman Mr Vassily Shestakov, MP, Russian Duma.

Archbishop Elisey,Andrew Moshanov,Michael Wynne-Parker
Archbishop Elisey, Andrew Moshanov, Michael Wynne-Parker

Colonel Christopher MacKenzie-Beevor,Michael Wynne-Parker,Princess Dimitri Lobanov-Rostovsky
Colonel Christopher MacKenzie-Beevor, Michael Wynne-Parker,
Princess Dimitri Lobanov-Rostovsky

The Tenebrae Choir
The Tenebrae Choir

Mr Vassily Shestakov and Michael Wynne-Parker
Mr Vassily Shestakov and Michael Wynne-Parker