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Wine Tasting at the offices of Berry Bros. & Rudd, Marunouchi, November 25 (Mon, 19:00 - 21:00)

This event is now full.

Berry Bros. & Rudd will kindly host another wine-tasting event for us at their offices in Marunouchi.

Space is limited, so this event is open to C&O members only. If you would like to attend, please contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by November 21st.

Attendance fee: 3,500 yen
Dress code: none

Payment is required in advance. Account details and directions to the venue will be sent to those who sign up.


Seated Dinner at The Tokyo Club, Thursday, October 31 (18:30 - 21:00)

Aperitifs from 18:30, seated five-course dinner from 19:00, after-dinner drinks

The Tokyo Club: 9-14 Roppongi 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tel. (03)-5114-0555

This event will be attended by the Headmaster of the Leys School Cambridge, Mark Slater (St Edmund Hall Oxford), who has kindly agreed to give us an after-dinner talk on the role the school played in educating the Meiji Japanese who founded the Cambridge Society in Tokyo, which later became C&O.

Members are welcome to invite one guest each.
Attendance fees: Members: 6,000 yen, guests: 8,000 yen
Payment is required in advance; account details and directions to The Tokyo Club will be sent to those who apply to attend. No refunds for no-shows or those who cancel after the closing date (Oct. 27).
Dress Code: Lounge Suits

If you would like to attend this event, please contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by October 27.


Buffet Dinner at Mitsubishi Club, Wednesday, 25th September, 2013 (18:30 – 21:00)

Mitsubishi Club is on the 21st floor of the Mitsubishi Shoji Building, 2-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. Directions will be sent to those who sign up.

Dress code: jacket required, tie optional

Attendance fee: 8,000 yen
Payment is required in advance; account details will be sent to those who apply to attend. No refunds for no-shows or those who cancel after the closing date (23rd September).

Members may invite one guest each to this event (no limit on family members). If you would like to attend, please contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by Monday, 23rd September.


Summer Buffet at Tsunamachi Mitsui Club, July 5, 2013 (18:30 - 21:00)

Our main July event is a Summer Buffet on Friday, 5th July at Tsunamachi Mitsui Club (www.tsunamachimitsuiclub.co.jp/), a private club for senior members of the Mitsui Group, which is housed in a spectacular 1913 mansion designed by British architect Josiah Conder (1852 – 1920). It was originally built as the Mitsui family’s guesthouse. This will be our second visit to the Club. The first was last September, when we held a farewell party there for Sir David and Lady Warren.

To give members a chance to view the extensive gardens before it goes dark, the reception desk will open at 18:00. Please note, however, that drinks will not be served until 18:30.

Attendance fees: 8,000 yen (members), 10,000 yen (guests)

Dress code: jacket and tie

If you would like to attend this event, please let Tim Minton know by Tuesday, 2nd July (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org).


Buffet Dinner at Kojunsha (交詢社), Thursday, June 20 (18:30 - 21:00)

Our main June event will be held at Kojunsha, a private club founded in 1880 by Yukichi Fukuzawa, who also founded Keio University. This is a new venue for C&O, and we hope that many members will take the opportunity to experience the Club’s exclusive atmosphere and excellent food. Mr Yuhiko Yasunaga (Wolfson Cambridge 1990) has kindly booked the Chu-Shokudo for the event. Kojunsha is located in Ginza 6-chome; directions will be sent to those who sign up. Members are welcome to invite one guest each (more than one in the case of family members).

Attendance fee: 8,000 yen (payable in advance)
Dress code: jacket and tie
If you would like to attend this event, please contact Tim Minton by Tuesday, June 18th (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org).


Early Summer Party at the British Ambassador's Residence, May 29, 2013 (18:30 – 21:00)

Our annual Early Summer Party will be hosted by C&O President and British Ambassador to Japan Mr Tim Hitchens.

Dress code: Lounge suits

Attendance fee: 8,000 yen per person
Payment is required in advance; the Society’s bank account details will be sent to those who apply; those who cancel after the deadline [17th May] will be charged the full attendance fee.

If you wish to attend this key event in the Society’s calendar, please apply to Tim Minton (t.minton@camford.org) by Friday, 17th May. Please supply the following information:
Your full name in both romaji and kanji (if applicable)
Your university/college
The full name of your guest (in both romaji and kanji) if you intend to bring one; please also state the sex of your guest if it is not completely obvious from his/her name (this information is required for insurance purposes).

In principle only one guest per member is allowed, although this rule is waived in the case of family members.


Buffet Dinner in Honour of The Lord Mayor of London, Ark Hills Club, Friday, April 5 (18:30 - 21:00)

This event is now full, but members may still register their names for inclusion on the waiting list.

Our main April event is a Buffet Dinner in the Continental Dining Room, Ark Hills Club in honour of former C&O member The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor of London Alderman Roger Gifford (Trinity, Oxford).

If you would like to attend this event, please contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by April 1st. Members may invite one guest each (up to two in the case of family members). Detailed directions to the Club will be sent to those who apply to attend.

Dress code: Black tie (optional)/Business attire
Attendance fee: 8,000 yen per person (Payment is required in advance; account details will be sent to those who apply to attend. Usual charges will be applied for no-shows and late cancellations.)


Buffet Dinner at Tokyo American Club, March 15, 2013 (19:00 - 21:00)

Join us for an American buffet feast at the recently renovated TAC on March 15th. The event will be held in the Brooklyn Room. Members are welcome to invite one guest each.

Attendance fee: 8,000 (Payment is required in advance; account details and directions to Tokyo American Club will be sent to those who apply to attend. No refunds for no-shows or those who cancel after the closing date [March 12].)

Dress Code: Lounge suits

Members who would like to attend this event should contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by March 12th.


Dinner to welcome our new President and his wife to Japan, Tokyo Club, Tuesday, February 5 (18:30 - 21:00)

This event is now full, but members may still register their names for inclusion on the waiting list.

We are pleased to announce that Sir David Warren’s successor as British Ambassador to Japan, HE Mr Tim Hitchens (Christ’s Cambridge 1980), has kindly agreed to succeed Sir David as President of C&O as well. To welcome Mr Hitchens and his wife, Sara (Christ’s Cambridge 1980), to Japan, we are holding a seated 5-course dinner at The Tokyo Club on February 5th: reception and aperitifs from 18:30, dinner from 19:00, after-dinner drinks.

Members who would like to attend this important event should contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by Feb. 1. Members are welcome to invite one guest each. Directions to The Tokyo Club will be sent to those who sign up.

Attendance fee: 8,000 yen (payment required in advance; account details will be sent to those who apply to attend; no refunds for no-shows or those who cancel after Feb. 1)

Dress code: lounge suits


Wine Tasting at Berry Brothers & Rudd, Marunouchi, Thursday, Jan. 24 (18:30 – 21:00)

This event is already full, but members may still register their names for inclusion on the waiting list.

Join us at the offices of Berry Brothers & Rudd (www.bbr.com/about/japan) in Marunouchi to taste a selection of the firm's own wines and listen to expert commentary by David Jones, BB&R's Private Account Manager in Japan. A small buffet will be provided.

Kokusai Building 2F, 3-1-1 Marunouchi,
 Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005
 (03-5220-5491)


Attendance fee: 3,500 yen (Payment is required in advance; account details and directions will be sent to those who apply to attend. No refunds for no-shows or cancellations after Jan. 22.)

If you would like to attend this event, please contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by January 22nd. Space is limited, so this event is open to members only.


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