The First International Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch

The inaugural event in Helsinki


Created in 2007 and first taking place in 2008, The Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch is the City of London's hottest annual event that raise money to help those who have served in Her Majesty's Armed Forces, worldwide from WWII to the present.

This year, The B3CF, a long-standing partner and supporter of The Big Curry Lunch, is organising the first international satellite event in Finland aimed to raise additional funds and support HM veterans, of which there are a growing number permanently residing in Finland.

These veterans include armed forces personnel from the army, navy, and air forces of all present and former Commonwealth Realms.

Membership of The HM Armed Forces Veterans Finland (HMAVF) covers those who have served from 1949 to most recently those in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Be a part of one of the most hotly anticipated events in the City’s annual calendar.

Rub shoulders with senior officers of the British Army and other services.

Indulge in delicious curries and unlimited beer and wine.


-      Champagne Reception.

-      Curry Lunch with a British Indian Celebrity Master Chef.

-      Playback of video greetings from Vice-Chairmen Michael Hockney and Lord Mayor of The City of London.

-      Presentation of HMAVF's activities

-      Presentation of LMVCL's activities

-      Recording of video greetings to LMBCL attendees in London from veterans group in Finland.

-      Prize raffle

Dress Code: Business formal / Lounge Suit and Military Uniform. Medals and Decorations may be worn.

Tickets: €100 per person. Proceeds go to Lord Mayor's Big Curry Lunch Charity.

Tickets availability: The number of seats is limited and offered on first come first served basis.

Health and Safety:
The B3CF team will address health and safety issues in a diligent manner. Face masks are not required and will not be provided, however, guests are welcome to bring their own masks if they wish. Hand sanitisers will be available throughout the venue.

We ask you not to come to the event if you are unwell or have any symptoms of flu.


Showcase your brand at our Lunch in The Swedish Club on 30th March as well as in main virtual events and demonstrate your company’s support to veterans in need.

Sponsorship inquiries:

* - HMAFV Group members are entitled to 1 Free ticket per person
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
The Commonwealth Club Helsinki (in the premises of Svenska Klubben)
Maurinkatu 6, 00170 Helsinki

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