Freinds bid adieu to Tony Elvin

Hotel GM leaves on a high before taking over at Touchwood Solihull

What a send-off! Tony Elvin’s five-year ‘stint’ as general manager of Hotel du Vin, Birmingham came to end with a wonderful farewell dinner attended by more than 70 of his favourite guests. Billed as ‘Tony’s Last Stand’, the gathering enjoyed a four-course dinner with great wine – a fitting way to say goodbye to Tony before he started his new job as general manager of Touchwood shopping centre, Solihull.


1 Tony Elvin

2 Claire Pilkington, Isabel and Lucy Elvin

3 Nicola Fleet Milne, Michele Wilby, Mike Mounfield, Joe Horton

4 Anita and Bharat Champaneri

5 Gary and Katie Newbon

6 Mark Rose, Barry Sherwin

7 Susie and Keith Elvin, Claire Pilkington, Nigel Cole

8 Molly Aston, Arron Wincott, Jevengi Kadilin, Stefan Liperowski

Photography by Jas Sansi