objective of the Pilgrims was, as it still remains, the encouragement of
Anglo-American good fellowship.'
While visits to places of interest, often with an American connection, have continued to occupy an important place in the calendar, periodic receptions at Winfield House as guests of the American Ambassador have helped to strengthen the unique Anglo-American relationship.
The following events are only for the attendance of Pilgrims members and their guests only.
"November's US Election" breakfast talk with Laura Trevelyan
Breakfast talk 27 March 2024
"Wine and Diplomacy" dinner with Professor Kathleen Burk
08 May 2024
Drinks reception and talk by Lena Wilson, CBE FRSE “The importance of the USA to the Scottish Economy - Adam Smith, Whisky, Dolly the Sheep, Grand Theft Auto and everything in between”
27 June 2024
The Pilgrims of Great Britain Annual Meeting and Sir Harry Brittain Memorial Lecture with Admiral Sir Tony Radakin KCB ADC (followed by drinks reception)