Members’ Dinners

Members’ Dinners:

Members’ Dinners have in recent years become popular, combining an interesting speaker and dinner at one of the Pall Mall Clubs, they are attended by around ninety Members.

H.E. Sir Geoffrey Adams, the British Ambassador to the Netherlands, spoke on “The Netherlands and the United Kingdom : the bilateral relationship and our common interest” at the fourth Members’ Dinner ; Friday 14 November 2014 at the Reform Club, Pall Mall, London.

Mr Edward Daniels, Chairman of Shell UK Ltd, explored and discussed “Shell’s latest scenarios: how political, social and economic forces might shape the rest of the 21st century”. This third Members’ Dinner was “Members Only”, cost GBP67.50 per person, all-in. On Friday 8 November 2013, reception at 7pm, dinner 7.45pm, carriages 10.15pm; Royal Over-Seas League, Park Place, St. James’s Street.

Mr Manfred Schepers, EBRD, spoke on various subjects at the second Members’ Dinner at the Reform Club, on the evening of Friday 2 November 2012.

H.E. Paul Arkwright, the British Ambassador to the Netherlands, was principal Speaker and Guest of Honour at the inaugural Members’ Dinner at the Reform Club, on a Friday evening in November 2011.

Mr Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, our Guest of Honour and Guest Speaker, on Anglo-Netherlands Relations, during the Ninetieth Anniversary Dinner at Carpenters Hall. On a Tuesday evening in November 2010.

85th Anniversary Reception and Celebratory Dinner, at the Institute of Directors, Pall Mall, on a Thursday in March.

H.R.H. Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and Principal Speaker Mr Pieter van Vollenhoven were Guests of Honour at our Annual Dinner in Grocers’ Hall, in October.

Admiral Sir Michael Boyce GCB OBE ADC, Chief of the Defence Staff, was Guest of Honour and Principal Speaker at our Annual Dinner, held at Drapers’ Hall.