The annual Linacre Summer Reception in London will be held on Tuesday, 30th May, at the Oxford and Cambridge Club, Pall Mall, in the elegant Princess Marie Louise Room. Drinks and light canapés will be served. We are especially delighted that Dr Quintin Colville, Curator of Naval History at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, and a former Linacre Junior Research Fellow, will be giving an illustrated talk on the life of Lady Emma Hamilton--the subject of a recent major special exhibition at the National Maritime Museum.
All Linacre Old Members (and their partners and children or Linacre-linked chums) are invited to attend a friendly and informal lunchtime gathering in Gloucestershire which is being organised by Linacre Old Member Dr Annis May Timpson (1977), on Saturday, 6 May, at 1.00 pm at the Royal Oak Inn, Leighterton, www.royaloakleighterton.co.uk . This has been recommended as a child-friendly pub with good food.
Dr Shadreck Chirikure, ACU Visiting Fellow 2017 at Linacre College, will give the ACU Lecture on Thursday 4th May in the Tanner Room, Linacre College, at 5.30 pm. The title of Dr Chirikure’s lecture is “Was the population of Great Zimbabwe (CE1000-1700) similar to that of modern day Hong Kong?” The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception. All welcome.
On Thursday, 27th April 2017, Linacre Lawyers and other Old Members will be treated to a Q & A evening with Richard Macrory Hon. QC. (See bio below.) The Chairman of the Linacre Lawyers' Network, Dr Paul England (1993) has kindly arranged for this event to take place in the offices of Taylor Wessing at New Street Square EC4. Drinks and canapés will be available, and further details including cost, timing, and booking details, will be available in due course. Linacre's Principal, Dr Nick Brown, will be present.
Linacre College will be holding a dinner at the Swiss Club in Singapore on Friday, March 24, 2017. It will be open to all Linacre Old Members, and the College Principal, Dr Nick Brown, will be present. Our thanks go to Dr John Cole (2006), who has kindly booked the venue. The dinner is being held in conjunction with University events to mark the inaugural visit to the Far East by Oxford University's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson.
Linacre College will be holding a dinner at the Hong Kong Club on Thursday, March 23, 2017. It will be open to all Linacre Old Members, and the College Principal, Dr Nick Brown, will be present. Our thanks go to Dr Simon Griffin (1989), who has booked the venue. The dinner is being held in conjunction with University events to mark the inaugural visit to the Far East by Oxford University's Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson.
The next Business, Finance & Law Network will be held on Thursday, March 16th, at 6.30 pm at High Timber, 8 High Timber Street, London EC4V 3PA.
Payment for the dinner will be each person individually, based on their menu choice on the night.
The Principal and the Director of Development will attend. To book, please e-mail Anne Keene . Thank you.
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