October 2016: An afternoon at the auction house

THE OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE SOCIETY OF THE NETHERLANDS has great pleasure in inviting you to a fantastic afternoon at the auction house Van Zadelhoff (Hilversum, http://www.vanzadelhoff.nl). One of our members put together an exciting program covering a lecture, “behind the scenes”, High Tea and an appraisal of your possibly valuable possessions. So do not hesitate, have a look at the detailed program and sign up using the same document [Invitation and registration form].

When: 1.30 pm – 5 pm, Sunday, October 16th, 2016
Where: Van Zadelhoff, Nieuwe Havenweg 53a, 1216 BL Hilversum, For directions use: https://goo.gl/maps/hnjqMuLUw3U2
Costs: 20 Euros per person, including reception and High Tea

UPDATE: We will have to close the registration by Friday, 7th. So if you would like to attend, don’t forget to sign up in time.



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Elsewhere: Oxford Law Alumni weekend in Berlin

From the Law Alumni office in Oxford:

“Dear alumna, We would like to invite you to join us for our first Oxford Law European Alumni weekend in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the MJur.

The University of Oxford’s Law Faculty invites Oxford alumni and friends to a weekend of events in Berlin to help mark the 25th Anniversary of the Majister Juris (MJur). The event will bring together alumni living and working in Europe and provide a great opportunity to catch up with old friends whilst developing social and career networks. Our Linklaters Professor of Comparative Law, Professor Birke Haecker, will be attending along with the Dean of the Faculty, Professor Anne Davies and other Oxford Law academics. ”

For more information, please follow the [link].

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10th anniversary of the Oxford and Cambridge Society

We are proud to announce our upcoming event, the 10-year anniversary celebration of the joint Society! Please complete the reply slip [link] and pay for any non-members as soon as possible because there are strict security measures in place at the Residence. We have to submit a list of names a week in advance, and anyone who cannot identify themselves and is not on the list will not be admitted.

Could those who have already registered also fill out the slip, in particular making sure that the name of their guest is clearly entered? Spaces are limited, so first come, first served, and preference will be given to members and valued friends.
Invitation OxCam Society 10-year anniversary

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2016: Monthly Drinks in Den Haag

Dear Alumni, the Committee has decided to reinstate our monthly get-together in Den Haag! The gatherings will take place every last Tuesday of each month at 8 pm at Millers (for more information see Regular Events).

Starting date/time/location: April 26th, 2016. 8 pm. Millers. Look out for two tall Germans (Matthias and Johannes).

The idea behind the gatherings is to allow Oxford and Cambridge alumni to meet others living in their area for conversation, drinks, dinner, whatever is desired. Anyone with an Oxford or Cambridge connection is welcome, no matter whether an expatriate working here or a Dutch former Oxbridge student. You do not need to be a member of The Oxford and Cambridge Society of the Netherlands. If you wish, you can contact someone on the committee to find out more about the plans or the locations, but otherwise feel free just to turn up. Someone from the committee will anyway be present at the gathering whenever possible.

Looking forward to meeting you,

The Committee

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[Reminder] Savings with Stena Line.

Dear Alumni, we would like to remind you that you can receive a small discount on ferry trips to the UK offered by Stena Line. Just start your booking from the page http://www.stenaline.nl/oxbridge and the discount should be automatically applied.

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July 2016: 10-year anniversary reception in The Hague

Here a save-the-date for our 10-year anniversary reception on July 1st, to
be generously hosted at the ambassador’s residence in The Hague. It will
be held from 6 to 8 pm. Members are welcome along with one partner. If you
wish to register already, please send the secretary an email (secretary.OCNL@gmail.com).

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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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