Nicholas Battye, 1950-2004
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Memorial dinner 2013
Last year’s was to be the last in the series of memorial dinners and, to allow extra time to ensure everyone who wished to could attend, we held it on 23 January 2014 at Denise’s Restaurant, where Nicholas is still remembered fondly and the waitresses are eternally young and pretty.
Memorial dinner 2012
Was held on Thu 22 Nov at Denise’s Restaurant, 79 Southampton Row, London, WC1 4ET.
Remembering Carole Cole
Saddened to learn belatedly of the death in 2009 of Nicholas’s former partner Carole Cole, who wrote many touching messages after Nicholas’ death.
Memorial dinner 2011
This year’s memorial dinner will be held at Denise’s Restaurant at 7pm on Tue 15 November.
Memorial dinner 2009
was held at the Ciao Bella restaurant in Lamb’s Conduit Street on 19 November.
Memorial dinner 2008
was held near Nicholas’ home, at the Ciao Bella restaurant in Lamb’s Conduit Street on 15 November.
Memorial dinner 2007
was held near Nicholas’ home, at the Ciao Bella restaurant in Lamb’s Conduit Street on 2 December.
Memorial dinner 2006
was held at Best Mangal Turkish Restaurant in West Kensington on 8 November.
Memorial dinner 2005
was held at Denise’s restaurant in Southampton Row, where Nicholas liked to eat.
Funeral & wake
Nicholas was cremated on Friday 3 December 2004 at Islington Crematorium. There was a wake afterwards at Stephen Taylor’s home in Hampstead.
Consider making a charitable donation in Nicholas’ memory, if not to your favourite charity, then to Shelter, the charity for the homeless, honouring Nick’s lifelong concern for the poor.