The Annual BBQ of Ashurst Lodge, home of the Wessex Institute of Technology (WIT), took place recently on a perfect summer’s day.  WIT is a world-renowned centre for advanced research and training in engineering and physical sciences.  The large number of friends of the Institute who were able to attend added to the success of the event.

This year, the BBQ was unique, as it was also the occasion of the unveiling of a bas-relief by Pilar Perez Subias, wife of one of the members of the Board of Directors of WIT.  Pilar produced an outstanding piece of art which, in the words of  Professor Carlos Brebbia, Director of WIT, “will contribute to the continuous improvement of the environment of the Institute.” 

The sculpture depicts two deer buck fighting, representing a typical seasonal event and capturing the spirit of the New Forest.

Dr Julian Lewis, the local MP, attended the BBQ and gave a short speech before unveiling the bas-relief.

The summer BBQ continues to be a success year after year.  It is also the occasion for Ashurst Lodge to thank all friends and partners who, in one way or another, contribute to its success.

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