BFA 120th Anniversary Dinner

Thursday, March 28th 2019

The British Footwear Association are delighted to invite you to join us for our 120th Anniversary dinner at beautiful Delapre Abbey in Northampton.

Nestled in stunning countryside this historical site will provide the perfect backdrop for a wonderful evening, celebrating the BFA’s special birthday.

Where possible the menu has been sourced from local produce and is a nod to the UK’s highly respected shoe-making region.

The evening promises to be one members will remember and we are very much looking forward to seeing you there.

Very best wishes,

Team BFA

The event:

Reception in The Drawing Room –  from 6pm join us for an informal drinks, meet the new chairman of the BFA and the chance to peruse a showcase of exceptional footwear creations from Northamptonshire’s finest.

Dinner  – 7pm – guests will be shown through to the stunning Dining Room of Delapre Abbey where they will enjoy a specially created  menu with wine.

Tea/coffee petit fours  – 9pm – returning to the beautiful Drawing Room, a chance for members to catch up with colleagues and sample local ales and cheeses. A bar will be available.

Dress  – smart lounge suit


 Smoked Salmon & Prawn Salad, Mari Rose Sauce, Cucumber Ribbons and a Lemon Wedge

                Vegetarian option – Salad Caprese, sliced plum tomatoes, mozzarella, basil pesto, parmesan, rocket and balsamic dressing (this can be changed to accommodate vegan, gluten free etc)

 Slow Roasted Rump of Lamb, mint jus, mashed potato, heritage carrots, fine beans

                Vegetarian option – Caramelised Onion and Feta Cheese puff pastry tart, creamed potato, asparagus, onion ketchup (again this can be changed to accommodate specific dietary requirements)

Rich Chocolate Delice, raspberry and crème fresh, raspberry coulis topped with half moulded chocolate shoe

Tickets are very limited and as we have already had a huge amount of interest for this event we advise that members book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Tickets are priced individually at £80 (+vat) or £800 (+vat) for a table of 10 people.

Please email who will arrange booking and take your payment. She is also able to help with any special dietary requirements.