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Black-tie dinner to celebrate Cambridge University’s 800th anniversary, Saturday June 13, 2009, Hotel Okura

We are no longer accepting applications to attend this event.

Reception from 17:30 (Main Lobby, Honkan 5F)
Aperitifs in the Okura Shukokan Museum, 18:30 - 19:30
Seated Full-course Dinner, Akebono-no-ma, 19:45 - 21:45
Cheese, Wine and Brandy, Baron Okura, 22:00 - midnight

Attendance fees:
Aperitifs and Dinner only: 10,000 yen
Aperitifs, Dinner and After-Dinner Drinks: 15,000 yen

If you would like to attend this special event, please contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by June 6th. Members are welcome to invite one guest each.

Full payment is required in advance; the Society’s bank account details will be sent to those who apply. There will be no refunds for late cancellers or no-shows, who will in addition be charged for the Society's subsidy paid on their behalf (around 50%).


Outing to Mt Takao and Dinner at Ukai Toriyama, Saturday, May 23

Join us for our annual outing to Mt Takao followed by dinner at Ukai Toriyama. Replies to Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org).


Early Summer Party at the British Ambassador's Residence, Wednesday, May 13 (18:30 – 21:00)

The list for this event is now closed.

Members are invited to an Early Summer Party kindly hosted by the Society’s President and British Ambassador to Japan, Mr David Warren, and Mrs Pamela Warren.

Footage of the 2009 Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race will be shown at 20:30.

Attendance fee: 5,000 yen per person (payment required in advance; the Society’s bank account details will be sent to those who apply). No-shows will not be refunded.

Dress code: lounge suits

Each member may invite one guest. If you would like to attend, please contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by May 6th, stating which college/university you attended and providing your telephone and fax numbers. Please note that the number of applications we can accept is limited; early replies are recommended.


Triennial General Meeting and Dinner, Tokyo Club, Thursday, April 16, 18:00 – 21:00

The Society’s Constitution stipulates that a General Meeting should be held triennially. Members are encouraged to attend this important event in the Society’s programme and to remind themselves of the provisions of the Constitution, which may be viewed on this website.

The meeting, to be chaired by the Society's President, Mr David Warren, will be held at The Tokyo Club, starting at 6 p.m. Drinks and a seated dinner will follow.

This event is open to members only.

Attendance fees (to be paid in advance; account details will be sent to those attending):
GM only: 0 yen; GM + Dinner: 3,000 yen; Dinner only: 8,000 yen
No-show/late cancellation charges will be 8,000 yen, except for those who sign up for the GM only.

If you wish to attend, please contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by Sunday, April 12th.


Oxbridge vs. Waseda University Boxing Match followed by a Reception at the Rihga Royal Hotel, Saturday, April 4

An Oxbridge vs. Waseda Varsity Boxing Match will be held at Waseda University from 11:30 to 15:30 (doors open at 11:00). This will be followed by a reception at the Rihga Royal Hotel (17:30 – 19:30).

Both events are free of charge; please note that only the first 25 applications to attend the reception can be accepted. Members are welcome to bring guests to the match, but the reception is open only to members.

If you would like to attend, please contact Mr Daisuke Asaga (da1suke[at]hello[dot]odn[dot]ne[dot]jp) by Thursday, 2nd April. Directions will be sent to those who sign up.


Reception for combined Oxford & Cambridge Rugby Team, March 23, 2009 (18:30 - 21:00)/Rugby Matches on March 22 and 28

Information about this event has been sent to members. If you would like to attend, please reply by Wednesday, March 18 to Tim Minton: tdminton[at]gmail[dot]com rather than the usual Camford e-mail address. Please note that we can accept only 35 applications to attend this event.

The team will be playing matches against All Kanto Gakuin (14:00, Sunday, March 22nd) All Keio (14:00, Saturday, March 28th) at Mitsuzawa Stadium, Yokohama
(www.wldcup.com/Asia/stadia/mitsuzawa.html). We have reserved blocks of seats for both matches. If you would like to join us, please contact Tim Minton by 20th for the match against Kanto Gakuin, and by 26th for the match against Keio.

Tickets for each match are 2,000 yen (payable on the day); details will be sent to those who sign up.


Guided tour of the Mori Art Museum's exhibition Chalo! India, drinks in the Mado Lounge and dinner at Bali Café Putri

Monday, 16th February 2009
Exhibition and drinks: 18:00 – 20:00
Dinner: 20:30 – 22:30

The Mori Art Museum is located on the 53rd floor of Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, and the Mado Lounge is one floor below. Bali Café Putri is in Roppongi Hills Hillside (B1), which is adjacent to the Mori Tower.

Charges
Museum entry: 1,000 yen (normal admission fee: 1,500 yen); this includes access to the Sky Deck on the roof of the Mori Tower
Mado Lounge: cash bar
Dinner: 5,000 yen
(Late cancellers and no-shows will be charged for any expenses incurred on their behalf by the Society.)

If you wish to take part in one or both parts of this event, please contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford.org) by Thursday, February 12.


Christmas Party, International House of Japan, Monday, December 15th, 18:30 - 21:00

Members and their guests are invited to join us for our annual Christmas Party in The International House of Japan's Kabayama Room (樺山ルーム), which opens onto the House's renowned garden.

Address: 5-11-16 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032. Tel. 03-3470-4611

Access: the closest subway station is Azabu Juban (5 minutes’ walk), but access is also easy from Roppongi (12 minutes’ walk). A map can be found at http://www.i-house.or.jp/jp/
The International House of Japan has a car park, but there is no guarantee that spaces will be available.

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 cancellations after the closing date.)

If you would like to attend, please let Tim Minton know by Thursday, 11th December (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org).


Seated Spanish Buffet Dinner at Monte Azul, Oct. 16 (Thu), 18:30 – 21:00

We will have exclusive use of this fashionable restaurant in a secluded part of Minami Aoyama.

Address: Passage Aoyama, 2-27-18 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Tel. 03-6807-0654)
Near Gaien-mae Station, Exit 1A (Ginza Line)

Attendance fee: 6,000 yen
Payment is required in advance; account details together with directions to Monte Azul will be sent to those who apply to attend. Please note that we can accept only the first 30 applications to attend. No-shows and cancellations after the closing date (Oct. 13) will not be refunded.

There is no particular dress code for this event.

If you would like to attend, please contact Tim Minton by Monday, 13th October: t.minton[at]camford[dot]org


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