UKLA Annual Dinner 2024

13th November 2024


The UKLA Annual Dinner will be held on Wednesday 13th November 2024 at Sheraton Grand, Park Lane, London.

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Lucy Porter


Described as ‘charmingly effervescent’, Lucy Porter is a comedian whose bright and friendly persona can win over any audience. With a disarmingly warm and chatty style Lucy delivers her thoughts and observations on life, love and how odd the world can be like a long-standing and sometimes indiscreet friend.

Lucy has gathered a strong following and excellent reputation on the live circuit, and her Edinburgh shows are invariably a sell-out. Also at Edinburgh and away from comedy, Lucy starred alongside Christian Slater in the stage version of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. A finalist on Channel 4’s So You Think You’re Funny?, Lucy is a regular on Radio 4 panel and comedy shows, and has also appeared a number of times on Have I Got News For You and Mock the Week. She has also appeared on Newsnight, The Culture Show, and Richard Osman’s House of Games, and has written for Johnny Vaughan, Adam and Joe, and Jimmy Tarbuck.

Lucy is a keen amateur quizzer, having won Celebrity Mastermind and The Chase. She has also appeared on Impossible, Fifteen to One, The Weakest Link and Pointless raising money for charities including Children in Need, the Loss Foundation and Carers UK. Lucy also presents the quizzing podcast Fingers on Buzzers alongside The Chase’s Jenny Ryan.


Drinks Reception 6.30pm

Dinner 7.30pm

Formalities End 10.30pm

Lounge Bar 10.30pm onwards

Carriages 1.00am

Dress Code

Black Tie/Formal wear


Accommodation close to the venue can be booked via PRIORITY at a preferential rate. The rate card is fully accessible via their website at using the event passcode: UKLA001 or by using the link

Guests can also book by telephoning PRIORITY on 0845 6123 611 or +44 1473 550 620 and quoting Event Code: UKLA001 24

PRIORITY will always negotiate the best available rate at the time of booking and if there are better rates than those shown on the rate card they will inform guests prior to booking. They can of course also make bookings either side of the Wednesday evening for those who require it.


To book a place, or for further details please complete the booking form and return to Megan Humphreys at or call +44 (0) 1442 861081.

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