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Leander Bicentenary Events

To mark the Club’s bicentenary in 2018 we shall be holding a number of very special events, in the UK and around the world, to help celebrate our achievements across the past two hundred years.

The core ethos of Leander Club is centred on good oarsmanship and good fellowship, and we hope these events will not only give Members much to enjoy, but will augment our outreach programme which is so important in leaving a lasting legacy within our sport.

Full details our events will be published in the autumn edition of Leander News, so please don’t ring the office for details or bookings just yet! We welcome ideas for other activities (especially if you are prepared to help organise them), and here is the current list of planned events for your diary:

2018 Event Venue
Wednesday 10 January Bicentenary Book Launch Downing Street, London
Thursday 15 February Meet the Athletes with Sir David Tanner  CBE and our past and present Olympic medallists Leander Club
Friday 23 February
Evening Reception at Iveagh House  Dublin
Saturday 24 February Dinner at Kildare Street and University Club Dublin
Wednesday 2 May Leander Evensong and Supper St Paul’s Cathedral
Tuesday 22 May Dinner for our Members in the USA The Brook Club, New York
Tuesday 22 May Founders’ Event Leander Club
Thursday 7 June Afternoon Tea The House of Commons
Wed 4 – Sun 8 July Members’ Evening Receptions at HRR Leander Club
Sunday 15 July Family Day Leander Club
Wednesday 10 October Bicentenary Banquet Guild Hall, London
TBC Dinner for our Members in Australia Sydney, Australia