Established in 2003

Reviving the London Dinner

This traditional reunion had essentially been a Club event run by its members and staged in The Capital once a year.  For the past few years however, the function was organised by staff in the School Development Office.  Despite their valiant efforts to involve you all, the turn-out was poor?

As a result, your OH Club committee decided to cancel the 2016 function then elected to postpone the event in 2017.  However, all is not lost! They instead invited OHiL to consider taking on responsibility for staging the reunion and incorporate the event in our existing calendar.

An appeal for your support.

Guest Speaker Baron Lisvane KCB, DL, seen here on right talking to Paul Smith

Baron Lisvane KCB, DL, (++) seen here on right talking to Paul Smith.

We are therefore now actively trying to engender interest from as many OHs as possible by inviting you all to complete a short survey.  Kindly click on the link shown here to view content.   old-herefordians-annual-london-dinner-survey-df-v-3

Subject to deriving a satisfactory response to the questions and if enough members choose to take part, OHiL will then organise the function in future. The idea will be to rendezvous at a suitable venue @ 6.pm for pre-dinners drinks before sitting down around 6.45pm to a 3-course meal with wine, then coffee & mints.

Headmaster Paul Smith on left seated next to Major Sir Michael Parker, KCVO, CBE

Headmaster Paul Smith on left seated next to Major Sir Michael Parker, KCVO, CBE

Accordingly, if you are likely to be free on a weekday evening during the month April and interested in attending this semi-formal function (*) please reply to admin@ohil.org.uk and register your name.

Footnote> Thank you to all who came to our inaugural event on Thursday 27th April 2017 at the Union Jack Club near Waterloo Station.

 

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OHs enjoying dinner in The Clive Room of the EI Club

 

Former Club President Nick Bolt(R) with John Crichton

Former Club President Nick Bolt(R) with John Crichton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The above set of random photographs were taken at different functions held at the East India Club in St. James’s Square, SW1 during the Noughties.  

(++)  Baron Lisvane, formerly Sir Robert Rogers used to be Chairman of the Hereford Cathedral Perpetual Trust and former Clerk of the Commons.

(*) Dress Code: Lounge Suits for gentlemen; Smart outfit for the ladies.