The Ukrainian-British City Club (UBCC) presents

Ukrainian Christmas Reception
Thursday 17 January 2008
London, UK

Reception: 18:00 – 21:00
Speeches: 19:00

Christmas celebrations in Ukraine last from 6 January, when families have traditional Christmas Eve supper, to 19 January, the day of Vodohrestya (baptism by water) epitomising the tradition of christening in waters of river Jordan. The UBCC would once again like to give its members an opportunity to celebrate Christmas one more time before the festive season is over.

The Ukrainian Christmas Reception will take place at the Bridewell Hall, St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ (nearest Tube station – Blackfriars). 

In the programme:
- festive greetings from the Embassy of Ukraine,  the UBCC Board of Directors, John Grogan MP
- special address from the Ukraine Charity
- traditional Ukrainian Christmas cuisine
- live performance of Ukrainian Christmas carols and music

Admission is by invitation only.
Cost of attending the event:
UBCC members (including Young City Club members): free of charge
Non-members: GBP 29 per person

UBCC corporate members are entitled to bring with them up to 2 guests free of charge, provided the names and email addresses of the guests are submitted to the UBCC before 11 January 2007.

Please respond by 11 January 2008 to or by post to the Ukrainian-British City Club at 145-157 St John Street, London EC1V 4PY if you would like to attend the Ukrainian Christmas Reception.
The invitations will only be guaranteed to Patrons and Sponsors of the UBCC. The remaining invitations will be allocated on the first come first served basis. The UBCC members will receive an invitation immediately upon responding to this email (subject to availability). The invitations for non-members will be allocated only upon receipt of the payment. The payment can be made by cheque or bank transfer. All cheques should be made to “Ukrainian-British City Club” and sent to Ukrainian-British City Club at 145-157 St John Street, London EC1V 4PY. For bank account details to pay by bank transfer, see .

Any non-members who join the UBCC before 11 January 2008 will be entitled to attend the Ukrainian Christmas Reception free of charge.
The Ukrainian-British City Club is a non-profit organisation set out in the United Kingdom for promotion of trade and business between Ukraine and the United Kingdom. The initiative to create such an entity belongs to a group of the young Ukrainian professionals in the fields of investment banking, law, accounting, marketing and the information technology who are settled in the United Kingdom. The initiative has support of the Ukrainian Embassy in London, the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain and the members of the British parliament with long-standing interest in Ukraine.
For the details of membership, sponsorship and patronship benefits, and how to become a member of the UBCC, please see our website on
For further information regarding Ukrainian Christmas Reception, please contact Irina Tymczyszyn on +44 207 246 5911, email