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40th Annual Dinner (2018)

Friday, February 23, 2018 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Sponsored so far: Gneiss Energy Limited,   RBC Capital Markets,   Shepherd and Wedderburn,   

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh

National Museum of Scotland
http://www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-scotland
Click here on Google Maps to National Museum of Scotland.

This event is on the eve of the Scotland v. England at Murrayfield.

The event is catered by Wilde Thyme.

Speakers to announced.

Sponsors

Sponsors for the event (so far) are:

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See Sponsorship for more information about sponsorship, or contact us.

Booking

See Booking for the Annual Dinner for more detailed and important information. Currently, there are 70 of 86 tables available to be booked.

Click here for table layout plan.

Bookings for this event are limited to individual or corporate members of the The Scottish Oil Club. New membership must be established prior to making your booking. See Membership for information about membership.

All tables seat 10 people.

Corporate Members are entitled to book one full table of 10 seats. Corporate members who chose to become Sponsors are eligible for early booking, and can book up to 2 tables, during the first tranche of booking.

We hold a few tables for individual bookings. Individual members can book up to 4 individual seats at the individual tables. Individual members are not eligible to book full tables.

Arrangements

Dress is dinner jackets (black tie) with decorations.

06:30 p.m. Tray service drinks reception in Hawthornden Court, Kingdom of the Scots, and Explore galleries
07:50 p.m. Guests called to dinner in the Main Gallery
08:00 p.m. President and guests led by piper to top table
08:15 p.m. Welcome, President, The Scottish Oil Club
08:20 p.m. Grace followed by Dinner
10:15 p.m. After dinner toasts (approx)
10:30 p.m. Principal Guest Speaker (approx)
11:00 p.m. Guest Speaker (approx)
11:30 p.m. Close, President
01:30 a.m. Last orders at Bar
02:00 a.m. Venue Close

The pre-dinner reception will take place in Hawthornden Court, Kingdom of the Scots and Explore galleries. Guests should arrive via the Museum's Tower Entrance, located on the corner of Chambers Street and George IV Bridge. Guest's names will be checked on arrival. A cloakroom is located in Hawthornden Court, on the left hand side, behind the lifts.

Menu

Menu to be provided here later.

Pricing

The cost of a corporate table of 10 seats is £1500.00. The cost of an individual seat is £125.00 (maximum of 4 seats). Corporate Sponsorship is £1500.00. VAT will be added to these costs on the invoice.

Bookings are non-refundable after Saturday 30 September 2017.

Beverage Orders for the Event

Pre-orders for beverages, special dietary requirements including vegetarian orders, and/or cheese platters should be directly to the caterer Wilde Thyme.

A form for ordering your wine will be posted here soon.

On the night, you can order additional beverages from your table server. Please pay the server with cash or credit card on delivery. Due to the size of the event, bar "tabs" are not available.

Finding Your Seat at the Dinner

If you are a Table Host or guest, you will hear of your table number from your Table Coordinator. People with individual bookings will hear from the Executive Secretary prior to the event.

We also will have a poster with all names in alphabetic order and table numbers on display near the entrance to the National Museum of Scotland. We will indicate if the table is "stage left" or "stage right" (relative to the outward looking speaker on the stage). You will be able to find your name in the event programme for your table assignment.

Click here for table layout plan showing table numbers.

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