Events

18th December 2017 Club Christmas Luncheon

Club Christmas Luncheon.  Open to all members and guests.  A two course traditional Christmas luncheon with all the trimmings and a glass of mulled wine on arrival.   12.00 for 12.30pm   Ticket price £32.00 per person

16th January 2018 Lunch with the Author

Lunch with the author Julian Sayarer who will discuss his latest work.  12.30 for 1.00pm. Ticket price -  £31.00 per person includes a glass of wine.

18th January 2018 Eve of St Agnes Dinner

Eve of St Agnes Dinner.  Joint venture with the NLC and the Authors’ Club, featuring a special menu inspired by the romantic narrative poem by John Keats. Followed by a reading of the poem itself by Mr John Walsh.  7.00 for 7.30pm.  Ticket price £55.00 per person includes reception and wine.

22nd January 2018 NLC Literary Circle

NLC Literary Circle “The Gauguin Connection” by Estelle Ryan.  6.00pm.  No charge.

26th January 2018 NLC Burns Night Supper

NLC Burns Night Supper. (BLACK TIE OR HIGHLAND DRESS).  7.00 for 7.30pm.  Ticket Price £85.00 per person includes reception and wine.

30th January 2018 Seventh Annual Tiara Dinner

The Seventh Annual Tiara Dinner. Featuring an illustrated talk by NLC Member Mr Ronald Porter “Jeremy is Innocent” : The Life and Times of Jeremy [1929-2014] and Marion Thorpe [1926-2014]. Dress - BLACK TIE - Ladies are encouraged to wear their Tiaras. 7.00 for 7.30pm. Ticket price £53.00 per person includes reception, dinner and wine.

7th February 2018 Wednesday Circle Luncheon

Wednesday Circle Luncheon. Mr Tim Ramsey, Founder and Chief Executive of “Just Like Us” a charity set up to help empower LGBT+ young people, guiding them from the classroom to their careers. 12.00 for 12.30pm. Ticket Price £28.00 per person.

16th February 2018 Chinese New Year Celebration Dinner

Chinese New Year Celebration Dinner to mark year of the Dog. Guest of Honour - the Rt Hon Lord McNally, former leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords.  Fundraising in aid of Chinese Liberal Democrats. 7.00 for 7.30pm.  Ticket Price £46.00 Cash Bar available.

19th February 2018 New Members’ Dinner

New Members’ Dinner.  An opportunity to help welcome recently elected members and to meet their proposers.  7.00 for 7.30pm.  Ticket Price £46.00 per person includes reception and wine.

20th February 2018 Literary Lunch with the Stanford Dolman 2018 winner

Literary Lunch with the Stanford Dolman 2018 winner. 12.30 for 1.00pm.  Ticket Price £31.00 per person includes a glass of wine.

27th February 2018 Champagne and Churchill

”Champagne and Churchill” (open to all Members and Guests). An evening of champagne tasting and an auction arranged by the Authors’ Club to raise funds for Bhola’s Children, a charity which supports a home for disabled children in Bangladesh.  A tutored tasting of six specially selected champagnes, accompanied by carefully selected canapés and a talk from a newly published biographer of Sir Winston Churchill. 7.00pm.  Ticket Price £65.00

28th February 2018 NLC Chess Circle - Lightning Chess Tournament

NLC Chess Circle - Lightning Chess Tournament. A relaxed and enjoyable evening of lightning chess in which moves are played alternately to a 10 second metronome buzzer. A great leveller and open to all members and guests of any ability. Players with no playing experience are encouraged. Please also indicate if you would like to stay for dinner in the Dining Room afterwards. To reserve a place please contact Ben Widdicombe at bjwidds@googlemail.com or telephone 07765 007 542.  Further details can also be found at the Chess Circle ‘s own website www.nlcchess.net.   Meet in the Bar at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start.  No charge to attend.

1st March 2018 NLC St David’s Day Dinner

NLC St David’s Day Dinner.  Guest of Honour - The Rt Revd Dr Barry Morgan, Archbishop Emeritus of Wales.  7.00 for 7.30pm.  Ticket Price £57.00 per person includes reception and wine.

7th March 2018 Wednesday Luncheon Circle

Wednesday Luncheon Circle.  Mrs Barbara Williams,  Retired Teacher and Magistrate. Who will talk about “Theodora - Actress, Whore, Empress, Saint”.  12.00 for 12.30pm. Ticket Price £28.00 per person.

8th March 2018 NLC Literary Circle

NLC Literary Circle.  "The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A tale of Murder, Madness and the Oxford English Dictionary" by Simon Winchester.  6.00pm  No charge