WHOOPI GOLDBERG CROWNED ‘THE BOISDALE WOMAN OF THE YEAR DINNER 2017’


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On February 10, the Oscar winning actor, outspoken comedian, cult TV presenter and superb vocalist was guest of honour at Boisdale of Canary Wharf to receive the inaugural award which was Presented by JB Gill , formerly of phenomenal boy band JLS, and the globally revered songstress Rebecca Ferguson. Rebecca told a lovely storey about the last time she had met Whoopi in LA  and finished by saying, “When you’re in the presence of a superstar you can feel nervous but she’s so down to earth, it’s like being with real friend.” Whoopi was in town for two sell out nights at the London Palladium, hosted by the legendary Rocco Buonvino. The dinner was stunning as one would expect with the likes of boxer Joe Joyce, television presenter journalist Andrew Marr, the intrepid Fergus Sligo-Young, restaurateur Levi Roots, and singer Egypt. After dinner  in the  from the  by Acton-based choir Sing Gospel and accomplished pianist Jeremy Sassoon.

The sensational Acton Gospel Choir

The sensational Acton Gospel Choir

Andrew Marr and Boisdale Life Managing Director, Harry Owen

Andrew Marr and Boisdale Life Managing Director, Harry Owen

Rebecca Ferguson and Whoopi Goldberg

Rebecca Ferguson and Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg receiving the Boisdale Woman of the Year Award

Whoopi Goldberg receiving the Boisdale Woman of the Year Award

Boxer Joe Joyce, with Whoopi and his proud mother, Marvel Opara

Boxer Joe Joyce, with Whoopi and his proud mother, Marvel Opara

JB Gill, Fergus Sligo-Young and guests enjoying Boisdale 1er Cru Champagne

JB Gill, Fergus Sligo-Young and guests enjoying Boisdale 1er Cru Champagne

 


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