Commonwealth Day Highlights: The 52 countries of the Commonwealth celebrate Commonwealth Day every year on the second Monday of March; Schools will take part in a global online debate as part of Commonwealth Class, an initiative of the Commonwealth Secretariat and British Council; Commonwealth Day will be observed weeks before the Commonwealth Games, the second […]
Burns Night Supper at The Ladies Recreation Club, Function Room. Cocktails at 7pm, dinner starts at 7:30pm. HK$685 per head. Register here
Royal Commonwealth Society, Hong Kong Branch, deeply regrets the passing of Mrs Ophelia Cheung Macpherson on 25 November 2017. Ophelia was Chairman of RCS from 1992 to 1995 and gave the Society all her support and enthusiasm. Ophelia became an Administrative Officer in the HK Government in 1969 and was appointed first Executive Director of […]
Applications are now open for the 2018 ACU Summer School, hosted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong on the theme of ‘Designing and Creating Sustainable Communities’. Students from ACU member universities (https://www.acu.ac.uk/membership/acu-members/) have access to bursaries and a discounted registration rate, and applications close on 14 January 2018. Taking place from 1-9 July 2018, […]
On 14 December, RCS, HK Branch held its annual Christmas Party at the Blue Room of the Helena May. With traditional fare such as mince pies and mulled wine, carols were sung by the choir of Caius College, Cambridge.
Come and enjoy traditional Christmas fare and listen to carols sung by the Choir of St. Peter’s, Oxford. Register here
Dinner at Harilela Mansion at 7:30pm, open to RCS members in 2018 only. Register here (You may register for 2018 Membership here)
Royal Commonwealth Society, Hong Kong Branch, organized a charity concert on 9 November at the official residence of the Canadian Consul-General. Operatic bass, Dr Derek Anthony, performed a medley of songs and $40,000 was raised to fund a choral scholarship at the Academy for Performing arts to help train a local singer.
Our RCS Forum: Brexit, a Commonwealth Opportunity held at the Hong Kong Club on 3 November was a great success. Attended by around 80 people, the keynote address was given by the Rt. Hon. Lord Howell of Guildford (Chairman of the House of Lords International Relations Committee and President, RCS, London) followed by a Panel […]
Enjoy the evening with Operatic Bass, Dr Derek Anthony. Register here