Events in 2017


Decembe 2017

Christmas market meet-up
To round off a fantastic year for the Society, join us at the charming Eppendorfer Weihnachtsmarkt on Marie-Jonas-Platz for mulled wine and calorific snacks a-plenty (you’ll note that we’re studiously avoiding mention of the weather). Details on signing up (e-mail or using the app).

November 2017

Black-tie Dinner
Following last year’s successful formal dinner at the Anglo-German Club, we will be holding the Second Annual Dinner of the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Hamburg on 4th November; our guest speaker is the author of a book about Volkswagen and will be giving us his insider’s perspective on the challenges facing the carmaker. Invitations will follow to members in due course.

October 2017

Exhibition tour at the Kunsthalle
Join us for an after-work tour of the latest edition of the „Honey, I re-arranged the collection“ series at the Hamburg Kunsthalle on Thursday 12th October. Registration by e-mail.

September 2017

Information evening for freshers
Headed to Oxford or Cambridge this autumn? Join us from 6pm on Friday 8th September and ask all those questions that we wish somebody would have been able to answer when we were getting ready to go. We will have current students at both universities on hand to provide you with the most up-to-date insiders‘ perspective possible. Please contact us by e-mail to find out about the location.

July 2017

Summer Garden Party
Following the success of last year’s event, we will be holding our second Summer Garden Party at the Anglo-German Club from 6pm onwards on 12th July; we are delighted to be joining forces with the Harvard Club Hamburg for this year’s edition. As there will be no fixed seating arrangements, we look forward to welcoming as many members of the Society with friends/family as possible. To help us plan, please let us know if you are attending by replying to the invitation by 14th June.

May 2017

Lunch-time talk on UK General Election
We will have the great pleasure of hosting Jeremy Cliffe of The Econmist, who will be offering us the insight he gained into British politics as author of the weekly’s „Bagehot“ column two weeks before the snap election on 8th June. Central Hamburg location t.b.c.; contact the Society to reserve your space.

April 2017

Boat Race Event
A Hamburg-based alumni with an extremely large television screen has kindly agreed to host us for an afternoon/evening of good natured inter-University abuse based on the performance of 18 current students on the Thames on 2nd April. Details on request by e-mail.

March 2017

Spring Dinner
We will be holding one of our classic dinners at the Anglo-German Club on 22nd March. Space is limited, to respond to the e-mail invitation early to avoid disappointment.

February 2017

Grünkohlwanderung
If you’re Northern German, this will need no further explanation. If not, just trust us on this one. We meet at 2.30pm on Sunday 19th February at Poppenbüttel S-Bahn. There will be walking, kale, and perhaps some schnaps.

January 2017

New Year’s Brunch
Join us at 10am on Saturday 21st January for brunch by the Alster. Please confirm your attendance by e-mail in advance as spaces are limited.