Christmas Market Meet-up
To celebrate the Society’s fourth full year, join us for an informal mid-week gathering in the third week of December at the Eppendorfer Weihnachtsmarkt on Marie-Jonas-Platz for high-calorie refreshments of the Christmassy kind. Enquire by e-mail if you wish to attend.
We will be meeting at Hamburg’s renowned photography exhibition space Deichtorhallen for an after-work guided tour of Paolo Pellegrin’s UN’ANTOLOGIA on 5th December and will make dinner arrangements afterwards for those wanting to stay in town. Sign-up using the app.
Black Tie Dinner
The Fourth Annual Dinner of the Oxbridge Society with guest of honour Jeremy Cliffe, International Editor of the New Statesman, will be taking place of 16th November at the Anglo-German Club; the invitation has been sent to members. We look forward to continuing what has become one of our favourite traditions this year; please contact us by e-mail if you have not received the invitation and would like to attend.
Talk by Prof. Lothar Wieler
On Thursday 12th September, we shall have the honour of hosting internationally renowned expert on infectious diseases Prof. Lothar Wieler, President of the Robert Koch Insitute, for a talk on the subject of global health security. Sign-up using the events app for details on the location and how to pay.
If you are starting at Oxford or Cambridge this autumn, join us from 6pm on Friday 7th September (at the usual bar-café in Hamburg-Eppendorf) for an informal information evening. Contact us by e-mail to find out details on how to sign up.
Summer Garden Party
It’s year four now, so you know the drill: barbecued delights in the beautiful grounds of the Anglo-German Club if the weather is nice, curries upstairs if it isn’t. The scores to date: BBQ 1, Curries 2. Sign-up using the events app.
For our first genuinely sporty event, we have secured the use of 10 stand-up paddling boards and the attentions of one stand-up paddling trainer for the evening of Friday, 7th June. Why not join us for this after-work outing on the Alster (or perhaps more of an inning…)? Use the events app to (not particularly) secure your place.
The location couldn’t be more apt: we’ll be watching this year’s epic Thames contest (Sunday, 7th April) between our two venerable institutions in the suitably boat-y surroundings of the Alster-side Norddeutscher Regatta Verein, starting with a lunch buffet at 1pm (races at 3:20pm and 4:20pm CET). E-mail sign-up here, please.
Join us on Thursday, 21st March for an after-work tour of Hamburg’s Museum of Arts and Crafts (Museum Kunst und Gewerbe, MKG) on the wide-ranging topic of European and Asian power-centres in the 16th to 18th centuries. Use the app to register.
Dinner with the Consul
It will be our very great honour to host the Honorary Consul of the United Kingdom in Hamburg, Nicholas Teller, for a formal dinner on 20th February. The Consul will deliver a short after-dinner speech and is looking forward to meeting our members personally. Sign up via the app to attend.
After two years in which we kept up the wintry north German tradition, we will once again be taking to a long, straight road near Hamburg for strolling and bowling accompanied by piles of steaming kale and back-straightening schnaps. The event will take place on Sunday 3rd February; sign up by app or e-mail for details.