YORK Professionals will be welcoming Martin Vander Weyer, business editor and columnist of The Spectator, at their annual dinner this month.

The event, on May 21 at York Racecourse, provides a chance to celebrate with professional services members, local businesses and selected media.

A Yorkshireman of Flemish ancestry, Mr Vander Weyer is widely involved in community and charitable work in the north of England, especially in the performing arts.

Rachel Goddard, chairman of York Professionals, said: “We are delighted to be welcoming Martin to our annual dinner and look forward to a glimpse into his life, work ethic and ambition. More than 100 York Professionals and business people will be attending what is promising to be a great evening.”

To book, contact Jo Pickering by emailing admin@york-professionals.co.uk or call 01904 435363.