Exactly one hundred years after the Armistice in 1918, Mr Peter Mann, Mrs Joan Campbell and Dr Verner Bickley lay a wreath on behalf of RCS, HK Branch at the Cenotaph.
The Commonwealth Cricket Cup, 23 Nov, Noon to 6pm, at Kowloon Cricket Club, and followed by a Poolside dinner party at 7pm…… Register here
RCS, HK Branch, organized a charity concert at the residence of the Canadian Consul General on 25 October. Concert pianist, Jacqueline Leung, played pieces from Schumann, Bach, Gershwin and Chopin. Around $22,000 was raised for El Sistema, a charity which provides musical instruments and group training to disadvantaged young people in Tin Shui Wai.
On 10 October, RCS, HK Branch held a cocktail reception for 50 fellows and guests at which Dr Verner Bickley MBE and Dr Gillian Bickley presented the secret diaries of an American in China at the time of the Second Opium War. It was a colourful evocation of Hong Kong and China in the 1860s. […]
Jacqueline will play pieces from Schumann, Bach, Gershwin and Chopin…… Register here
On 20 September, RCS, HK Branch organized a charity concert at the residence of the Australian Consul-General (which had luckily survived the recent super-typhoon) to raise funds for the RCS Vocal Scholarship at the Academy for Performing Arts. The concert had a lunar theme and around $40,000 was raised for the scholarship.
Cocktail Party and Presentation by Dr Gillian Bickley and Dr Verner Bickley MBE on Secret Diaries of an American in China during the 2nd Opium War. Register here
Freddie Tsang (tenor) and Mario To (guitar) play Schubert and Bellini (including Vaga Luna) Register here
Local biographer Nigel Collett introduces his new book A Death in Hong Kong…… Register here