November 2019: 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 2 Nov, 5 pm-9 pm
Place: Terragon
Price: €29 euros including full dinner (for vegetarian option please tell us in advance), 2 drinks, coffee, tea and free parking.
What: 17:00 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 –, CC BY 2.0, Link

October 2019: Annual Dinner in Amsterdam

The Oxford and Cambridge Society of The Netherlands warmly invites you to our annual dinner at the Koninklijke Industrieele Groote Club (IGC). The exclusive IGC is beautifully situated on the famous Dam Square. Please join us for a pre-dinner drink followed by a delicious three-course meal, including drinks. We will be dining in the flagship ‘Damzaal’, which as the name suggests, overlooks Amsterdam’s famous square.

We are proud and delighted to announce that this year’s guest of honour comes from our midst. An Oxford alumna, a former undercover spy, an esteemed member of our Society… Rachel van der Wilden MBE (Lady Margaret Hall 1944-47) will take us on a trip down Memory Lane, as part of an after-dinner interview and conversation with our Society Secretary.

Black tie preferred.

Date: Sat, 26 October 2019; 18:30 – 22:00 CEST
Place: Koninklijke Industrieele Groote Club, Dam 27, 1012 JS Amsterdam
Price: €85 for members and guests.

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