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By kind permission of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster, I have pleasure in inviting you, with a guest, to a special service at Westminster Abbey for the Dedication of a Memorial to Matthew Boulton FRS.The 18th century Birmingham industrialist, Matthew Boulton, was one of the most important figures of the early Industrial Revolution.  He was a man of wide-ranging talents: silversmith, button and buckle manufacturer, steam engineer, coin minter, entrepreneur, Fellow of the Royal Society and one of the founder members of the famous Lunar Society of Birmingham.  As one of Birmingham's most influential figures who made a major contribution to British and world history, his achievements are to be recognised with the installation and dedication of a new memorial at Westminster Abbey.The Dedication service at Westminster Abbey in London will commence at 12 noon on Friday 17th October.  Guests are invited to arrive from 11am and must be in their seats by no later than 11.45am. Following the service there will be an opportunity to view the unveiled memorial to Matthew Boulton. Entrance to the service is by ticket only.  If you are able to attend the Dedication service, please book your place by no later than 26th September.
Book your tickets via Eventbrite here On the Eventbrite website please enter the details for you and your guest, and print out your ticket(s) for the day. Please may I remind you to have your ticket(s) with you on the day. I hope you will be able to join me for this very special occasion to celebrate the achievements of one of Birmingham's most important sons and his wider legacy. Yours sincerely, Councillor Shafique Shah The Lord Mayor of Birmingham

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