The Royal High School Club in London

Pre-Xmas Drinks Party on Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Please join us for a delicious light supper of cheeses and charcuterie with a seasonal twist, all washed down by some vins très supérieurs. Don’t hesitate to bring husbands, wives, partners, friends or guests. All are welcome.
  • Where: The French restaurant Bar du Marché at 19, Berwick Street, Soho,London W1F 0PX.
  • When: Tuesday 2nd December 2014.
  • Time: From 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
  • Cost: £27 per head – please pay Alex Prentice in advance (see below for contact details)

To celebrate our debut at the Bar du Marché question-master Al Senter has devised a fiendish Grand Christmas Quiz for your brain-cudgelling entertainment. He’s been treading the boards (and the red carpet) in order to bring you a special showbiz quiz on theatre and film. Get those brain cells humming and be prepared to do battle for star prizes. You’ve got to be in it to win it !

To get to the Bar du Marché, take the underground to Oxford Circus (Bakerloo/Central/Victoria lines) and exit the station for Oxford Street East. Head along Oxford Street in an easterly direction towards Tottenham Court Road for about 100 metres then turn right into Berwick Street. Continue down Berwick Street crossing over Noel Street, D’Arblay Street and Broadwick Street and you will then come to the blue-fronted Bar du Marché at 19, Berwick Street on the left hand side.

We look forward to catching up with you once again on Tuesday 2nd December.

Alex Prentice/Al Senter

Organisers

For further information on all aspects of the Annual Drinks Party, please contact Alex Prentice on Home: 01992 554854, Mobile: 07855 640570 or alex.prentice1@btinternet.com.

Our Annual Dinner Friday 13th March 2015 at 7 30 p.m.

Our 2015 Annual Dinner will be held on Friday the 13th of March at the RAF Club, 128 Piccadilly, London W1J 7PY with dinner served at around 7:30 pm. The Royal High School has a new Rector, Mrs Pauline Walker, and we look forward to meeting her at the dinner, together with the School Captain William Shepherdson and other guests. I will circulate more details about the dinner to you all members January 2015. For further information on all aspects of the Annual Dinner, please contact Alex Prentice, Honorary Secretary, Tel: 01992 554854, email: alex.prentice1@btinternet.com.

David Robertson 1933 – 2014

David attended the Royal High School at Regent Road from 1944-1951 from his home in Stenhouse, from where he cycled each day unless poor weather enabled him to take the tram! At the school David was a member of the choir. On leaving the school, aged 18 years old, David moved to London where his initial introduction to Knightsbridge was by virtue of living in a Civil Service Hostel. Having started in the Customs and Excise, he later transferred to the Land Registry. David met his wife Barbara in 1957 at a St Valentines day dance and they were married in 1960. Two children, Gavin and Ann were born in 1962 and 1965 respectively. Having taken early retirement David was a member of the Wey and Arun Canal Society and The Probus Club and enjoyed walking in various locations from the family home in Horsham, West Sussex. David died on January 20 2014 at home, aged 80, after a long illness which somewhat cruelly robbed him of his mobility. He is survived by his wife, his two children, his three grand-children and his sister Margaret who still resides in the Stenhouse family home. David was a regular attendee at the RHS London Club’s autumn drinks parties and he took a keen interest in events at the current Royal High School in Barnton. David will be sadly missed.

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