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.
Old Members & Friends Events
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.
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 major special exhibition currently running at the National Maritime Museum until April 17.
The next Linacre Summer Gaudy--July 1 & 2, 2017—is for Old Members who matriculated from 1972 through 1981. Highlights of the weekend will include a black tie Gala dinner on Saturday night, July 1st, and a garden party on Sunday, July 2nd (children welcome).
Details of the weekend programme and booking information have been sent to all Old Members of the cohort for whom we have an e-mail address. If you haven't received this information, please e-mail Marsaleete Anderson, who would be delighted to hear from you.
The 2017 Oxford Alumni Weekend will be held September 15 - 17, 2017. A link to further details will be provided here once they are available.
In conjunction with this University-wide event, Linacre College invites all Linacre Members to a 'Meet the Principal' event on Saturday, September 16, at 11.00 am over coffee/tea and pastries in College. Dr Nick Brown, Principal of Linacre College, will talk about his experience of being an Oxford Head of House.
The 2017 Italian Linacre Lecture will be held in Rome on Saturday, 23 September 2017. Our speaker will be Professor Pietro Corsi, Linacre Emeritus Fellow.
More details will follow. All Linacre Old Members are very welcome to attend.
The next Oxford University North American Reunion will be held the weekend of Friday, April 6 to Sunday April 8, 2018 in San Francisco, incorporating a Linacre dinner on Saturday, April 7.
Further details will not be available until much closer to the date.