March 2016: 162nd Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race

The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race is one of the oldest sporting events in the world. The 162nd race will be held this year on March 27th with both the Women’s Boat Race and the Men’s Boat Race being rowed on the Thames. The scores since the races first began in 1829 (men) and 1927 (women) now stand at:

Men: Oxford 79 : Cambridge 81 and Women: Oxford 29 : Cambridge 41

We are again joining forces with the boat club in Muiden and setting up a large screen with satellite TV link in order to watch both races, followed by a buffet dinner.

Date: Sunday, March 27th, starting at around 3.30 pm
Place:Koninklijke Nederlandsche Zeil- & Roeivereeniging, Westzeedijk 7, 1398 BB MUIDEN
Price: €35 (members and first guest), €40 (all other guests)

More information [here]

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February 2016: Candlemas Evening

Candlemas is an evening of music, poetry, readings and other contributions from our own members. Guests will be welcomed with coffee or glühwein and you will be free to wander amongst the pianos until the programme starts! During the interval we will serve a buffet supper and drinks.

Date: Friday, Feb. 5, starting at 7 pm
Place: “Emilie van Leenen Piano’s”, Lammermark 59, 2312 CM, Leiden
Price: €15

More information [here]

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Wine bar Den Haag

Just a reminder that we meet in the Wine Bar Pierre not in Wassenaar (there was an error in the email), but in Wine Bar Pierre in Dennweg 11, 2514CB Den Haag. The tasting will start at 7:30pm on 3 December. The wine bar will be busy that night, so we will meet at the very end of the wine bar, in the separate room.

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December 2015: Christmas dinner (Harvard + OxCam)

Dear alumni,
We are proud to present our upcoming event, the Harvard + OxCam Christmas dinner:

Date: Saturday, Dec. 12, starting at 6 pm
Place: The College Hotel, Amsterdam
Price: €52 for 3-course meal, 2 glasses of wine or special non-alcoholic beverage, tea/coffee

We look forward to seeing you there and celebrating the season! Places are limited, so first come, first served…

More information [here]

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November 2015: Annual Dinner

Dear alumni, We are proud to announce our next event, the Annual Dinner:

Date: Friday, Nov. 6th, starting at 7:30pm
Place: The Penthouse, The Hague
Price: €60 (*) or €70

More information [here] and for registration [here].

Update (Oct. 2015): *To make the event more attractive for our young alumni, members under 26 will receive a €10 discount. So come one and all to this black-tie happening above the clouds in The Hague.


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September 2015: Oxbridge admissions fair

The yearly admissions fair for students interested in studying in Oxford or Cambridge takes place in Amsterdam this weekend.

When: Saturday, Sept. 26 2015, 1pm
Where: Barlaeus Gymnasium, Amsterdam

For more information, please follow the [link].

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September 2015: Wine tasting in The Hague

Welcome back from your summer holidays! We are organising an informal get-together over wine-tasting and would be delighted to see you there!

Place: wine bar Pierre, Denneweg 11, The Hague
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 1, 7:30 pm
Price: €25

Meeting in a private cellar, our own sommelier will explain the wines, of which we shall taste four.

Please register with the secretary (secretary.OCNL {at} and pay the amount into the Society’s account (NL20 INGB 0002 2259 07) as usual. If you signed up, but find out later that you cannot make it, please do let us know immediately as the event can only go ahead with a certain minimum number of guests.

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