Family and Friends reunion 2016
On 31st March 2016, Jonathan, now the current and 3rd Viscount Rochdale held a reunion for family and friends at their old family home, Lingholm, Keswick, Cumbria.
The party was a great success with about 75 guests attending, including many families, estate specialists and individual artisans who were the cornerstone in helping the Kemp family run the estate over the years.
Viscount Jonathan Rochdale made one of the two speeches and gave his toast ‘to fond memories’. Jonathan’s speech can be read here
The second speech below was made by his godfather Charles Swallow, who was also best man at his mother and father’s wedding.
The Secret Entertainer
Unknown to the guests,there was a ‘secret entertainer’. Greg Tassell is a fine opera singer and includes a little twist in his repertoire!