November Dinner and Charitable Auction at Apothecaries’ Hall

This was a memorable evening of fine dining, live entertainment and socialising, including engaging talks by wildlife conservation experts from Save the Rhino International and Save the Rhino Trust Namibia. Proceeds from the charitable auction, featuring luxury holidays, contemporary art pieces and other exclusive lots, benefitted rhino conservation efforts across Africa and Asia.

Our historic venue – the grand Apothecaries’ Hall at the heart of London, dates back to the XVII Century. The place had many stories to tell: one of them being why a rhino is displayed on its coat of arms…


  • Jo Shaw, CEO of Save Rhino International
  • Simson Uri-Khob, CEO of Save the Rhino Trust Namibia and Winner of the Prince William Award for Conservation in Africa

Our MC was Paul Blackthorne, best known for his roles as Quentin Lance in Arrow and Captain Andrew Russell in Lagaan. In 2016 he produced and directed the documentary Save the Rhino Vietnam, and recently celebrated the launch of Netflix documentary Kiss The Ground, in which scientists and celebrity activists explore how the earth’s soil could combat climate change.