Some dates for your diaries:

10th March at 1900 at Timothy Oulton’s,  Amstelveenseweg 136

A gin and whisky tasting extravaganza!Details in the previous blog.

Friday 18th March at 1915 – Restaurant 1e Klas Amsterdam Central Station

The March CADS meeting is a dinner, which partners are cordially encouraged to attend as well as members. We will once again be in the private dining room of this 19th century brasserie. Our speaker will be Khaleel Rajwani, winner of the GNE English speaking award.

Tuesday 29th March at 1730 at the Wembley Hilton

With the debate on potential British exit from the EU underway, there will be a friendly soccer match between the Dutch and English national teams at Wembley. This includes attendance at the match, and a networking buffet and drinks, where representatives from both sides of the debate will be in attendance. Details here – please mention CADS when booking at members rate.

Friday April 22nd at 1215 at the Apollo Hotel

Lunch with speaker Jane Choy, chairperson of the Den Haag Fina Arts Society. Jane will speak about the recent refurbishment and alterations to the Mauritshuis, and a little about the famous paintings hanging there.

Friday 20th May at 1730 at Christie’s Amsterdam

we are invited to Christie’s Amsterdam for a champagne reception followed by a tour of the 19th century fine art collection which will be auctioned the following week. After that we will walk down the road for dinner at Roberto’s in the Hilton. This will be our May meeting, and partners are cordially encouraged to attend. The reception and tour of Christie’s will cost 25 Euros per head. Dinner is optional.

Weekend of October 8th and 9th

Our British consul John Cameron Webb will lead a group to the battlefields around Arras – a place which saw significant action in WW1, and again in WW2. Details are not fixed yet, but if you are interested please email me.