Get your tickets for our 2017 Annual Dinner
We are returning to the historic RAF Club in Piccadilly for our Annual Dinner on Friday 24th
March with Dinner served at 7.30 p.m. in the elegant Presidents’ Room. As usual we cordially invite former pupils of the Royal High School, their partners and guests to gather from 6.30 p.m. for pre-dinner drinks and relaxed conversation in the adjoining Victoria Bar. Dress for the Dinner is formal with black tie, Highland attire or lounge suit all acceptable.
Our Guest of Honour is Royal High School former pupil Neil Zeiger whose distinguished credits as a television drama producer include many screen adaptations of the work of the late Ruth Rendell. The casts read like a Who’s Who of the acting profession and include Colin Firth, Imelda Staunton, Annette Crosbie, Amanda Redman, Peter Capaldi, Virginia McKenna, Anne Reid, Jane Horrocks and Hollywood A-Lister Idris Elba. In conversation with Al Senter, Neil will take us behind the scenes of some of this country’s most popular dramas as he reflects on his career in television.
The price of the excellent three-course dinner remains at £48 and demand for tickets is bound to be high. Make sure that you don’t miss out by sending a cheque to Alex Prentice, made payable to ‘The Royal High School Club in London’, using the reply slip below.
An early response would be much appreciated to help us with planning the event.
To reach the RAF Club, simply turn right out of Green Park Underground station (Jubilee, Piccadilly and Victoria lines) and walk down Piccadilly for four hundred metres in the direction of Hyde Park Corner. The RAF Club is at 128, Piccadilly just before the turning into Old Park Lane.
Photos from our 2016 Annual Dinner can be viewed and downloaded from our flickr web pages. Photos from previous events can also be found on the same Flickr site.
Those of you interested in the historical context may like to view the ‘Club Archives’ page under our ‘Gallery’ menu where a copy of a letter of 1888 proposing the first London Annual Dinner be held in spring 1889.
The Royal High School Club in London – pre-Xmas drinks party 2016
Twenty eight members and friends of the Royal High School Club in London met for the pre-Xmas drinks party on 15th November 2016 at The Iron Duke pub in the heart of Mayfair. The impressive displays of Christmas lights in the surrounding streets put us all in the mood for a party as we took over the upstairs room of the pub. The wine flowed and hearty food was consumed as we renewed old friendships and made some new acquaintances before Al Senter bamboozled us all with his Grand Xmas Quiz about London. Will Dunnett kindly acted as paparazzo and his photographs of the party can be found on our Flickr web site. Merry Xmas and a very happy 2017 to you all.
About The Royal High School Club in London
Royal High School Club in London welcomes former pupils and teachers of the Royal High School of Edinburgh, Scotland (RHS).
Find out more about the club on our About page.
Latest news of the club and events can usually be found in our News and Events blog before appearing on this page.
Our website also contains many stories from former pupils and the odd former teacher. We also have a ‘Where are they now’ section where old school photos can be posted and hopefully former friends can be reunited.
As well as the links at the top of the page, there are links in the footer which may also be useful. In particular, our Site Map provides an overview of the material available and should assist in finding your way around this site.
Fraser Wright is our club president, having succeeded Valerie Peay. Read more about Fraser.
The committee ensure that the club runs smoothly. See who they are on the Committee page.