RCS Hong Kong Branch held its annual Charity Ball on 4 May with President, George Magnus and the Canadian and Pakistan Consuls General as guests of honour. Dance and singing performances were provided by the Academy for Performing Arts. Around $215,000 was raised for HK Alzheimer's Disease Association. Mr Peter Mann, Chairman, presents a cheque to Dr David Dai of the HK Alzheimer's … [Read More...]
On 12 December, RCS, HK Branch held its annual Christmas Party at the Helena May. Attended by the British and Canadian Consuls General and around 50 guests, carols were sung by RCS choral scholar, Freddie Tsang.
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.
RCS Young Fellow invite you to a Film & Dinner Night at the Hong Kong Club, Caernarvon & Edinburgh Room. Dress code: Lounge suit Register here
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