Centre Staff Attend Portugal-UK 650 Celebration Event at the British Embassy in Lisbon

On 16th March 2022, Michael Fullard and Paul Watts represented the Jubilee Centre at the unveiling of the Vista Alegre Commemorative 650th Anniversary Plate in Lisbon, Portugal. In collaboration with Portugal-UK 650, the Jubilee Centre have produced teaching resources intended to develop students’ understanding of the Anglo-Portuguese alliance, to celebrate common history, and to promote the values of the Treaty of Alliance in today’s world – including friendship, peace, respect, trust and honesty. The unveiling event was held at the Ambassador’s Residence and was hosted by Ross Matthews (Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Lisbon) and Maria João Rodrigues de Araújo (President of Portugal-UK 650). The unveiling is one of a series of events organised by Portugal-UK 650 to celebrate 650 years of the Treaty of Tagilde (10th July 2022) and 650 years of the Treaty of Peace, Friendship and Alliance (16th July 2023) between Portugal and the United Kingdom. Portugal-UK 650 is co-ordinated by the University of Oxford and with the support of more than 50 partner institutions.

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