November 2022: Annual Dinner in Den Haag

As we approach the holiday season, it’s once again time for our Annual Dinner and we’d love to see you there.

Join us for an evening of festivity, food and good wine at an intimate and exclusive gathering in a unique location at Het Spaansche Hof, Den Haag. This former city palace was built in 1469 by Emperor Maximilian’s counselor after which it often changed owners and later the Spanish Embassy was also housed here.

8:30 – 19:30 Networking and Opening Drinks
19:30 – 22:00 Three-course meal including a special wine arrangement, Keynote Speech
22:00 Carriages Await

Date: Sat, 19 November 2022; 18:30 – 22:00 CE
Place: Het Spaansche Hof, Westeinde 12, 2512 HD Den Haag
Price: €80 for members and guests; members may bring 1 guest each

Dress Code: Black tie is preferred

More information including the registration can be found on Eventbrite [here] .

November 2022: Day of the Dead

Please join alumni of MIT, Harvard, Altardediademuertos.jpgColumbia, Fulbright, McGill and many others! For our new annual tradition: Instead of Halloween or Thanksgiving we will celebrate the “Day of the Dead”, a Mexican tradition that invites the loved ones who passed away to become part of the festivities. With altars full of colors, candles, food and drinks, we dance the night away. Dress Code: Customes suggested! Just wear what you can find in your closet, something colourful!

Date: Saturday 4 Nov, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm
Place: Terragon
Price: €35 euros including full dinner (for vegetarian option please tell us in advance), 2 drinks, coffee, tea and free parking.
What: 5:30 pm Drinks and tour of the Terragon forrest with the Altars. (There is a bar if you want to start drinks early.)
18:30 Full dinner (for vegetarian option please tell us in advance), drinks, coffee and tea.

Please register HERE so we know the numbers. Information on payment can be found on the site as well.

Picture by Eneas de Troya – http://www.flickr.com/photos/eneas/4072192627/, CC BY 2.0, Link

Queen Elizabeth II

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We give thanks for her unparalleled reign of service and dedication and her long and valuable association with the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. We extend our condolences to all those who, with us, mourn her passing.

The President and Committee of the Oxford and Cambridge Society of the Netherlands

September 2022: Blooming heather in Posbank

It has been just over a year since OCNL first established the hiking trip around the Netherlands, and same as last year, we are visiting a national park (Veluwezoom) that is full of blooming heather over the hilly slopes. Please bring your pack lunch with you, and there will be also a restaurant for tea and coffee near Posbank.

When: Sunday, 11th September 2022. 10:30am – 3pm
Where: Rheden train station, 6991 AS Rheden
Costs: free

For further details and tickets please follow the [link] to Eventbrite.