26th March 2019 Authors' Club - Best First Novel Award shortlist lunch.

Authors' Club - Best First Novel Award shortlist lunch.  12.30 for 1.00pm.  Ticket price £33.00 includes a glass of wine.

26th March 2019 Tuesday Table

‘Tuesday Table’ is open to all members and their guests.  A table is always reserved in the bar from 18.30 until 20.00 for members and their guests to have an opportunity to drop by after finishing their day, to enjoy a drink (cash bar), to converse and network with others members in a relaxed and friendly environment.  An optional dinner follows at 20.00.  Tuesday Table is an excellent opportunity to meet other members and a great way to find out more about the Club.

28th March 2019 NLC German Circle

NLC German Circle.  Die Stasi und ‘Sicherheits Polizei’ in anderen Laendern.  6pm in the Smoking Room when the Stammtisch is conducted solely in German. For more details please contact Ms Karin Rehacek







3rd April 2019 Wednesday Luncheon Circle

Wednesday Luncheon Circle - Mr Patrick McIntosh, NLC Member, chartered financial planner and director at adviser firm KMG, who went to Antarctica to raise awareness of critical illness cover and who will talk about "My South Pole experience".  12.00 for 12.30pm.  Ticket price £29.00 per person.

3rd April 2019 The Eyes Behind the Prize

The Eyes Behind the Prize.  Ever bought the latest Man Booker winner only to wonder what all the fuss was about? Ever wondered what really happens behind the scenes of a literary prize? And, now the Man Booker and the Baileys Prize have both lost their sponsors , are prizes in crisis?  Join the Authors' Club and the NLC Literary Circle for an insight into what it's like to win, judge, administer and set up a major literary award. Joining Suzi Feay, former administrator of the Authors' Club Best First Novel Award, and veteran judge, are Andrew Kidd, founder of the Rathbones Folio prize for fiction; Juliet Mabey, publisher of two recent Man Booker winners (Paul Beaty and Marlon James); Paul Burston, founder of the Polari Prize; and Sunny Singh, Authors' Club Chair and founder of the Jhalek Prize.  Welcome by Kate Birch, Co-Chair NLC Literary Circle.  Wednesday 3rd April, 7p.m., Lady Violet Room. Tickets £5 (must be booked in advance). A cash bar will be available.

3rd April 2019 New Members' Dinner

New Members' Dinner.  An opportunity to help welcome recently elected members and to meet their proposers.  7.00 for 7.30 pm.  Ticket price £48.00 per person includes reception and wine.


4th April 2019 Post Hibernation "Four Score" Luncheon

Post Hibernation "Four Score" Luncheon.  Open to all members of 80 years of age and above.  If you are unavailable for this date but would like to be kept informed of future events, please let Louisa Pooley ( have your details. 12.00 for 12.30pm.  Ticket price £45.00 Includes reception and wine.

5th April 2019 Inaugural NLC Livery Dinner

Inaugural NLC Livery Dinner. Guest of Honour - Sheriff Liz Green - “The Role of Livery in the 21st Century City”.  Open to all NLC members and guests who are members of the 110 Livery Companies and anyone who is curious about joining a Livery Company. Sheriff Liz Green was elected in 2018 following a heavily contested election – despite not being the establishment candidate she won the election by a huge margin. Sheriffs of London live in the Old Bailey during their Shrieval year, and support the Lord Mayor of London. If you or any of your guests are currently Liverymen or Freemen please let us know which Company they belong to when you book. Any NLC member wishing to become a Freeman of the City of London or to join a Livery Company will have the opportunity to apply after the dinner – and proposers and seconders will be provided.  7.00 for 7.30pm  .  Ticket price £60.00 per person including reception and wine.

9th April 2019 NLC Law Dinner

NLC Law Dinner  (Open to all Members and their Guests) .   Guest Speaker – Professor Nicholas Hardwick,  Professor of Criminal Justice, Royal Holloway University of London,  Former HM Chief Inspector of Prisons and Chairman of the Parole Board.  7.00 for 7.30pm.  Ticket Price £57.00 per person includes pre dinner reception and wine.

11th April 2019 NLC Quiz Night

NLC Quiz Night.   Maximum of six and minimum of three people per team.  6.15 for 6.45pm.  Ticket price £22.00 per person includes interval refreshments. Cash bar available.

16th April 2019 Lunch wih the author

Lunch with the author Emma Darwin who will discuss her latest work.  12.30 for 1.00pm . Ticket price £33.00 per person includes a glass of wine.

18th April 2019 NLC Golf Circle

NLC Golf Circle - roll-up at Hendon Golf Club. All are welcome to join the golf circle for a morning round of golf followed by sandwiches and prizegiving, likely cost £25 payable on the day. No booking required but please email  to confirm attendance or for any other queries on the golf circle.

18th April 2019 NLC Literary Circle

NLC Literary Circle. The Road to Wigan Pier”  (non-fiction) by George Orwell.  6.00pm.  No charge                                                                                                                                                    




18th April 2019 NLC Business Forum

NLC Business Forum. Tim Martin, CEO Wetherspoons (TBC).  6.45pm                                                 

23rd April 2019 NLC St George's Day Dinner

NLC St George's Day Dinner (BLACK TIE) .  Guest of Honour – Emma, 11th Duchess of Rutland who will speak about "Belvoir Castle and Capability Brown".  Traditional English fare will be accompanied by readings celebrating “St George and England” .  7.00 for 7.30pm.  Ticket price £60.00 per person includes reception and wine.