On 23 November Hong Kong held its first Commonwealth Cricket Cup at the Kowloon Cricket Club. The event was originally held earlier this year in New Delhi. Six Consul General’s teams took the field (Australia, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa) and Pakistan took the Cup in a thrilling final with runners-up India. […]
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. […]
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.
Local biographer Nigel Collett introduces his new book A Death in Hong Kong…… Register here
The Commonwealth Cricket Cup (CCC) is coming to Hong Kong. Please SAVE THE DATE! Organized jointly by the Royal Commonwealth Society, Commonwealth Cultural Forum and KCC, the event will be held on 23 November 2018 at Kowloon Cricket Club (noon to 6pm for cricket and Poolside Dinner at 7pm). Cricket is an important […]
On 28th May, RCS arranged a reception at Helena May for 18 mentors and 28 students from City University. The purpose of the scheme is for mentors to offer career and other advice to students.