Like clubs within the club, circles allow members to meet other members and take part in many social activities.
The Bridge Circle meets regularly on the first and third Wednesdays of each month in the Smoking Room at 2.30pm. Everyone is welcome and you do not need to bring a partner.
This friendly and informal group is open to people of all levels and beginners are particularly welcome.
The circle has its own website: http://nlcchess.net/
The Commonwealth Forum exists to keep NLC members in touch with developments around the Commonwealth.
You can view a selection of photographs from our recent events here.
The NLC's newest circle (established 2017) holds events focussing on European developments, particularly around the Brexit negotiations.
The Film Group meets regularly to watch film classics with a social or political theme.
For members aged eighty and above; meets twice a year.
The NLC French Circle meets in the Smoking Room at 6pm on the second Monday of each month for an informal discussion in French, followed by dinner in the Club's Dining Room for those who decide to stay.
For those members with an interest in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and the language and culture of those countries.
Providing a forum for members of all abilities to play and enjoy golf with like minded people. Please see www.nlcgolfcircle.org for more information on the Circle's activities.
Meets on a regular monthly basis.
Organises the annual Orpington Dinner, commemorating the 1962 Orpington by-election, and raises funds for the Liberal Democrats' by-election campaign fund.
|Political & Economic Circle||
Founded in 1888, the NLC's Political & Economic Circle still meets to hear some of the most stimulating political speakers of the day. Past speakers have been as diverse as George Bernard Shaw, William Beveridge, Field Marshal Montgomery, Tony Benn, Enoch Powell, Sam Wannamaker, and Robin Day.
The Shooting Circle meets to organise outings for clay pigeon shooting.
Meets in the Club's Billiards Room.
|Younger Members Group||
The group for NLC members under 30. It is affiliated with the Inter-Club Younger Members' Group (http://www.inter-club.co.uk/), of which the NLC was a founder member in 2005.