May 2014

Some of our members recently enjoyed a guided visit to the Jewish Museum of London. Although the number of members attending wasn’t as high as we would have hoped, those who attended found the visit and introductory talk most interesting. The Club has been very involved in recruiting new members and we are pleased to . . . → Read More: May 2014

March 2014

The Club held a very enjoyable Spring Lunch on Saturday 1st March at St Columba’s, Pont St, with 31 members and guests in attendance. Our delicious lunch, provided by Leonard, was followed by a very interesting talk by Steve Hawe of the charity, Beanstalk, which provides voluntary reading help in schools across the country.

Our . . . → Read More: March 2014

February 2014

The President’s Tea Party in Richoux, Brompton Road, London was a great success with thirty-three members enjoying an extremely good afternoon tea, with plenty of sandwiches and cakes to go around. Going out for afternoon tea certainly helped cope with the January blues and the continual rain we have had recently.

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December 2013

The AGM of the Club, preceded by lunch, was held on Saturday 26th October 2013 at St. Columba’s with 32 members present. The Committee for 2013/2014 is as follows:

President – Marjory Montgomerie Past President – Carol Whitesmith President Elect – Trish Thomson Treasurer – Anne Robins (being shadowed by Liz Abbott) Events Secretary – . . . → Read More: December 2013

October 2013 AGM

NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Annual General Meeting of the Club will be held on Saturday 26th October 2013 in the Upper Hall of St. Columba’s Church, Pont Street, London at 2.30pm. The AGM will be preceded by lunch (cost £13.00) at 12.30pm for 1pm. Please complete the slip at the bottom of . . . → Read More: October 2013 AGM

August 2013

The Annual Dinner of the Club was a great success with 43 members and their guests enjoying an excellent meal at the Caledonian Club followed by a most entertaining after-dinner speech by Dame Hazel Cosgrove, a graduate of the University who has had a long and illustrious career in law. We are most grateful to . . . → Read More: August 2013

May 2013

Afternoon Tea – April 2013 Twenty-seven members enjoyed an extremely good afternoon tea in the Kenilworth Hotel in Bloomsbury. The food was of a very high quality and the staff most helpful, providing more tea and sandwiches as required. It was an ideal opportunity for members to catch up and have a chat in such . . . → Read More: May 2013

April 2013

The club held a very successful and enjoyable Burns’ Supper Lunch on Saturday 26th January 2013 at St. Columba’s Church. Thirty-nine members and guests attended. We followed the traditional format of songs, poetry, toasts and addresses, albeit with a bit of poetic licence at times! As always, Leonard produced an excellent lunch, with the traditional . . . → Read More: April 2013

November 2012

For the first event in her year as President, Carol Whitesmith has organised an outing to the Science Museum in London to visit the Turing exhibition on Saturday 8th December 2012. The exhibition looks very interesting as it covers the life and legacy of Alan Turing who was involved in code-breaking at Bletchley Park. Turing . . . → Read More: November 2012

August 2012

Annual Dinner – CBI Centre Point

The annual dinner which was held on 21st June at the CBI headquarters in Centre Point, London was very successful with over 50 members and friends attending. The speaker, Iain McMillan, Director of the CBI in Scotland was excellent and he brought all us exiles up to date with . . . → Read More: August 2012