Alumni Book Club:  Becoming by Michelle Obama
Jan
9
6:30 PM18:30

Alumni Book Club: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Brown University Alumni Book Club

A Year in Books: Interesting Lives, Interesting People

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Becoming by Michelle Obama

Wednesday 9th January from 6.30pm

The Brown Club of the United Kingdom announces the launch of it’s bi-monthly book club.

We will choose six new biographies to read on the theme of Interesting Lives, Interesting People.

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Young Alumni Welcome to London
Oct
16
7:00 PM19:00

Young Alumni Welcome to London

Please join the Brown Club of the UK on Tuesday, 16 October from 7PM to welcome young alums, students studying abroad, and new arrivals to the UK! All are welcome. We particularly encourage young alums to come and meet fellow classmates and alumni living in the UK. Please register on eventbrite for your free welcome drink.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/young-alumni-welcome-to-london-tickets-50389461235.

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Apr
22
3:00 PM15:00

Brown University Admitted Students Reception

Brown alumni are invited to the Admitted Student Reception

Kindly RSVP by 16 April to Alice Cardini at  alicebcardini@gmail.com 

Every year this is a fun event to welcome students who've been admitted to attend Brown. All alumni are invited to join and meet the future of Brown, as well as other alumni and admissions staff. 

Thanks to the alumni interviewing volunteers for inviting BCUK.

RSVP to alicebcardini@gmail.com by April 16

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Josiah Carberry Day
Apr
13
5:00 PM17:00

Josiah Carberry Day

Join Jane Drury Moran, Michael Silberberg and Steve Barton to celebrate Carberry Day in London!

It's all happening this Friday (13/4) at The Library https://www.lib-rary.com/ , just across the street from the English National Opera.

Drinking begins at 5pm. Posting photos at 6pm. RSVP to Steve (steve@stevebarton.net) so that he can leave your name at the door. All Josiah Carberry fans welcome. #CarberryDay84 #BCUK

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Prof Peter Andreas reading from his book Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution
Mar
22
6:45 PM18:45

Prof Peter Andreas reading from his book Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution

Join Peter Andreas, Ph.D. ADE '07 hon., John Jay Professor of International Studies and Political Science

 

For a reading and discussion on his book

Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution

Described by the New York Times as "thoroughly engrossing and selected by Foreign Affairs as a Best Book of the Year

 

Thursday 22 March 2018

6:45 pm cocktails, with reading to follow

 

Hosted by  Hermann '95 and Victoria '92 Bruhn

RSVP to Connie DiPanfilo by 9 March at Connie_DiPanfilo@Brown.edu or +1 401 863 6157

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Mar
6
6:30 PM18:30

Getting In: What you Need to Know to Compete and Succeed in US University Admissions -- with Dr. Kat Cohen of IvyWise

What should students be doing throughout secondary school in order to gain admission to their top-choice US universities? Join Dr. Kat Cohen, Founder and CEO of IvyWise, to learn how the holistic review works in the US university admissions process and what UK students need to know to be competitive applicants.  Cohen will cover everything from curricula and grades, standardized testing and preparation, extracurricular and summer activities, to creating a list of best fit schools and putting together compelling applications, with a Q&A to follow at the end of the presentation.

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Superbowl Pats v Eagles Party
Feb
4
to Feb 5

Superbowl Pats v Eagles Party

LONDON! Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?!?

Greenwood’s in Victoria (170 Victoria Street, SW1E 5LB) has a five screen sports room where they are hosting the Super Bowl on Sunday 4th February at 11.30pm (kick off in the US).


BCUK is on the wait list to reserve a space in the room and will know on Monday.

MEANWHILE -- tickets are available for £15 which includes a burger and a beer. 

https://www.designmynight.com/london/bars/victoria/greenwood/superbowl-party-2018

 

Thanks!

 

Hope to see you all there. The venue has already sold over 100 tickets...

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Jan
13
3:00 PM15:00

Brown Derbies a capella performance

Founded in 1982, the Brown Derbies are "Brown University's sexiest and most legendary all-male a cappella group". Find out more on their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/brownderbies) or their website (www.brownderbies.com).

Where: The Grosvenor Chapel, 24 South Audley Street (Mayfair) W1K 2PA.  Walking distance from Green Park and Bond Street tube stations.

Get your tickets here £10/adults, £5/children

Following the performance, we'll adjourn to The Audley for a pint. Or two.

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Cornell Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov
25
7:00 PM19:00

Cornell Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

This will be the 35th annual Thanksgiving dinner that the Cornell Club of London has hosted with friends, family, and Junior Year Abroad students. We always have a number of Brown University students at the dinner – and it would be delightful if there were some Brown alumni to join them.

 

Saturday, November 25, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m.

Cornell Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

East India Club, 16 St. James’s Square, London SW1Y 4LH

Nearest underground station: Piccadilly Circus

 

The Clubhouse at the East India Club, adapted in 1866, enjoys a delightful West End location overlooking the private Gardens of St. James's Square.

There will be a cash bar at 7.00 p.m. followed by a traditional Thanksgiving dinner menu:

Pumpkin & Ginger Soup with Coriander & Toasted Seeds

Roast Norfolk Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing, Chipolata, Bread Sauce & Cranberry Sauce

Château Potatoes

Chantenay Carrots & Brussels Sprouts

Pumpkin Pie with Vanilla Ice Cream

Coffee & Mints

 

A tasty vegetarian selection is also available by pre-order.

 

Cost: £55 per person includes two glasses of wine (or soft drink) with the meal.

Make cheques payable to "Cornell Club of London” and send by November 18th (at the latest) to: Cornell Club – Thanksgiving, 4 Betjeman Mews, London N5 2NB. Please include your name, address, telephone, email address and names of any guests. Also state if you wish to have a vegetarian main course or have other dietary requirements. If you wish to pay electronically, please email Natalie ( nmt4@cornell.edu ) for details.

 

Dress code: Jacket and tie are required for men. Casual dress is not permitted. A full list can be found on the East India Club website ( http://www.eastindiaclub.co.uk/membership/club-rules ).

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