MAABN “Before” Attracts Record Crowd!

More Than 450 Attend MAABN “Before” at Pavillon M

The evening organized at the Pavillon M on Thursday May 23 in the presence of the British Consul Mr. Simon Taylor was a huge success, attracting  a record 455 people according to the Pavillon M.

PavillonM (1)The one-hour “before” was an opportunity for guests to sample some traditional British food, including home-made pies and specialities provided by British butcher John Price and Somerset farmhouse cheddar cheese. Refreshments included real English ale imported specially for the event.  DJ Alex Puig provided the perfect musical backdrop.

Despite the restricted time slot, the “before” provided a perfect opportunity for people to discover the MAABN and its activities and meet some of its members with several expressing an interest in signing up for membership.PavillonM (18)

A big thank you to the MAABN and Pavillon M teams who worked hard to make the evening such a success.

Further information:
John Price is an English butcher based in the Lot. He delivers to customers all along the coast from Narbonne to Monaco. For more information and orders: www.johnprice the
Farmhouse cheddar cheese is available at Carrefour in Vitrolles.
The Morland’s “Old Speckled Hen” was supplied by Planète Soif in Calais (
Beer pumps can be hired from La Cane-Bière, 32 Bd Philippon, 13004 Marseille ( The shop also has a wide range of specialty beers.

Special thanks to:
Service de la Communication, Pavillon M
Service des Fêtes et Manifestations, Ville de Marseille
Alex Puig at AfroWhite Records
Bernard at Heestership

Philippe at Transcosatal
Alexandre Bigot at Planete Soif
Anthony at La Cane-Bière