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Buffet and drinks at Armani Ristorante Wine Lounge for new students going up to Oxbridge, Thursday, July 6th, 2017 (18:30 - 21:0

This will be the third time we have organised an event at Armani Ristorante Wine Lounge (www.armani-ristorante.jp/ristorante/shopinfo.html) to give new students an opportunity to chat with C&O members before they head to Oxbridge.

If you would like to attend this event, please contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by Saturday, July 1st.

Attendance fee: 7,000 yen
Dress code: smart casual


Early Summer Party, British Ambassador's Residence, Thursday, May 18, 2017 (18:30 - 21:00)

We are no longer accepting applications to attend this event.

Our main May event, the annual Early Summer Party, will be held on Thursday, May 18th (18:30 – 21:00) at the British Ambassador’s Residence and hosted by the Society’s President and British Ambassador to Japan, HE Paul Madden CMG.

Applications to attend will be accepted only via the online form available at the URL distributed by email to C&O members on April 17th, but enquiries may be addressed to Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org).


April 4 (Tue): Visit to the “David Bowie is” Exhibition (16:00 ~) and Seated Dinner at NOZ by T.Y. Farm (19:30 ~)

The main event for April will be a visit to the David Bowie exhibition being held at Warehouse Terrada G1 Building in Higashi Shinagawa (http://davidbowieis.jp/en/) followed by a seated dinner at a brand new casual restaurant called NOZ by T.Y. Farm, which is about three minutes’ walk from the exhibition venue.

The exhibition “David Bowie is” was originally created by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and Tokyo is the only city in Asia to host it. One free drink is available on production of the entrance ticket at the venue’s café. NOZ by T.Y. Farm (https://www.facebook.com/terra.cafe.bar1220/) serves fresh vegetables from its own farm in Ome, and the mainly Italian menu for our dinner will consist of salad, two or three appetizers, a main course and a dessert, as well as the usual free flow of wine, beer and soft drinks.

Members who would like to attend this event should contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by Monday, March 27th. Members may invite one guest each.

Attendance fees: 6,000 yen (exhibition entrance, dinner and free flow of drinks), 4,500 yen (dinner and drinks only)
Dress Code: None


Buffet Dinner at Trader Vic's, Hotel New Otani, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 (18:30 - 21:00)

The main event for March will be a casual buffet dinner at Trader Vic’s in Hotel New Otani (www.newotani.co.jp/en/tokyo/restaurant/vics/), where we have booked the Boathouse Bar for our exclusive use. Join us for an evening of plentiful international cuisine in a tropical atmosphere. One Trader Vic’s original cocktail on arrival (normal free flow of beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks thereafter), and a special selection of three desserts from Hotel New Otani’s patisserie Satsuki included.

Members who would like to attend this event should contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by Thursday, March 16th. Members may invite one guest each.

Attendance fee: 8,000 yen
Dress code: smart casual


Dinner to welcome our new President and his wife to Japan, Tokyo Club, Thursday, February 16 (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 the new British Ambassador to Japan, HE Paul Madden CMG (Gonville & Caius Cambridge 1977), has kindly accepted the Presidency of C&O. To welcome Paul and his wife, Sarah, to Japan, we are holding a seated 5-course dinner at The Tokyo Club on February 16th: 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. 12th. 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. 12th)
Dress code: lounge suits


Christmas Party, International House of Japan, December 20, 2016 (18:30 - 21:00)

Our Christmas Party will be held as usual in the Kabayama Room (樺山ルーム).

If you would like to attend this event, please apply to Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by Friday, December 16th. Members are welcome to invite one guest each (no restriction in the case of immediate family members).

Dress code: as you like (within reason)
Attendance fee: 7,500 yen
Payment is required in advance; account details will be sent to those who apply to attend.


Rowing on Sagamiko, Hiking on Mount Takao, Dining at Ukai Toriyama, Saturday, October 1st, 2016 (all day)

The first main event of the second half (September to December) consists of three separate activities: rowing on Sagamiko, hiking on Mount Takao, and dining at Ukai Toriyama. Needless to say, it is not compulsory to participate in all three!

An outline of each activity can be found in the notice sent to members on September 15th. If you would like to take part, please contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) September 24th, making sure that you specify in your reply which of the three activities you and your guest(s) intend to participate in.


October 2017 Event TBD

October 2017 Event TBD


Party for New Oxbridge Students, Armani Ristorante Wine Lounge, July 7, 2016 (18:30 – 21:00)

The main purpose of this event is to give new students (both undergraduates and graduates) going up to Oxford or Cambridge for the 2016/2017 academic year an opportunity to meet members of The Cambridge & Oxford Society and, in the process, gain a few useful tips on how to prepare for the experience. C&O members and new students will be able to chat informally while enjoying drinks and excellent Italian cuisine from an extensive buffet selection.

The party will be held at the fashionable Armani Ristorante Wine Lounge in Ginza (Armani Ginza Tower 10F, 5-5-4 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061; http://www.armani-ristorante.jp/ristorante/shopinfo.html) and is open only to members of C&O and students starting at Oxford or Cambridge in the autumn of 2016, although members and new students alike are welcome to invite one guest each. Please note that we will check with the universities the bone fides of all non-C&O members who apply to attend.

If you would like to attend this event, please contact Tim Minton (t.minton[at]camford[dot]org) by Sunday, July 3.

All-inclusive attendance fees: C&O members and guests 7,000 yen, new students 5,000 yen (payable in advance by bank transfer; account details will be sent to those who sign up; full charge for no-shows and anyone who cancels after the deadline [July 3])

Dress code: smart casual


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