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Promoter of all things Jamaican, Theresa Roberts, and her husband private equity lawyer Andrew Roberts hosted a birthday party Tuesday evening at their Tryall Country Club home, Hanover Grange, for MOBO Awards founder Kanya King. Invitees were an eclectic mix of house guests, Tryall residents and visiting friends, who shared easy convo, smooth Appleton rum drinks, delectable fare and a live music performance from No-Maddz.
SO takes you inside and shares a few deets.
The party featured an Appleton Estate bar,
and birthday celebrant Kanya King was only
too happy to try the Appleton Jamaica 50
Independence Punch offered by the evening’s
super-efficient bartender Brution Anglin.
(Photos: Aceion Cunningham)
The Lady of the Manor — Theresa Roberts surveys the
scene below at her Hanover Grange home.
Fashionable playwright Debra Ehrhardt.
BCW Capital founding investor James Goren (right) traded
jokes with Paul Hohn (centre) and Max von Barnholt, lead
designer of the British-based Krag Interiors.
Filmmaker/producer Carole Siller (left) with real estate and
securities investor James Goren and his wife Manuela,
former Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue scribe.
Art enthusiast Theresa Roberts (left) and MOBO Awards
founder Kanya King.
Kanya is all set
to blow out the
candles on her
No-Maddz entertained guests
with the band’s idiosyncratic,
Hosts Andrew and Theresa Roberts boogie down to the beat.
Playwright Debra Ehrhardt (right), whose Jamaica Farewell play has secured film rights by
Tom Hank’s wife Rita Wilson, said hello to SO before joining hubby Antonio Vivaladi
(second right) and her Italian father- and mother-in-law Anato and Franca for a photo-op.
MOBO Awards founder Kanya King (left) with construction
heir and film producer Hamish McAlpine and Diane Henry
Lepart, managing director of hedge fund, The Rare Fund,
descend the steps of Hanover Grange to join the party.
After catching up
over girl talk,
— Lifestyle NMW
Nancy Dell’ Olio
(left) and Kanya
King for a
After being serenaded by No-Maddz (above), birthday celebrant Kanya King
shared lens time with band members (from left) Chris Gordon, Sheldon
Shepherd, manager Yakab Grant, Oneil Peart and Everaldo Creary.
Paul Hohn (left) and his wife Winnifred (second left,
sister of Marigold Harding) enjoy convo with Max Von
Barnholt and Countess Kristina von Merveldt.
(left) with former
Jackson and her
Hector, Head of
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