November 25th, 2017 – Visit to Apollo University Lodge No. 357, Oxford

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Bookings are now live: https://event.bookitbee.com/14706/apollo-university-lodge-no-357-visit

Date: November 25th, 2017

Time: 4:00pm

Cost: £44 for Festive Board (to be paid via a link send after registration)

Venue: Macdonald Randolph Hotel, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2LN

Dress code: Black Tie, though masonic dress for visitors is acceptable (see the December 2016 Report of the Board of General Purposes, “Standard of dress”, for guidance).

Accessibility: Trains from London to Oxford leave frequently from Marylbone Station (Chiltern Railways) and Paddington Station (Great Western Railway).

The venue is a 10 minute walk from Oxford Station.

More adventurous brethren can also catch the Oxford Bus Company’s X90, or the Oxford Tube (don’t be fooled by the name – it’s a bus).

Length of Event: Approximately two hours for the meeting, followed by the Festive Board (Tyler’s Toast is expected before 10pm).

Bookings Close: November 16th, 2017

The Kent Club will visit the prestigious Apollo University Lodge No. 357 in Oxford, the oldest university lodge in the country, on the 25th of November.

Founded in 1818, its former members include such illustrious people as Edward VII, Cecil Rhodes and Oscar Wilde, who can be seen to the left in court dress – the traditional dress of officers of the Lodge.

The meeting will take place at the Macdonald Randolph Hotel, just across the road from the world famous Ashmolean Museum.  The meeting will take approximately two hours, the dinner is estimated to last for about three hours.

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