President Mark was delighted to welcome all as he celebrated his year at his President's Day held Monday 24 June at The Royal Belfast Golf Club. Always an exceptional event in the Club calendar, this year's relaxed and convivial evening proved to continue that tradition being greatly enjoyed by the 51 members, Honorary Members and guests. Luckily the weather held for the 6 members who played golf during the afternoon and for members and guests to enjoy “the putting challenge” and chatting on the terrace before moving in for dinner.
The Club were delighted to host a very special Charity Evening Monday 20 May when, in the form of a 'living room chat', Lady Mary Peters gave a fascinating and entertaining question and answer session with Keith McGarry Solicitor Advocate, Conn & Fenton Solicitors, encompassing many aspects of her life.
This truly exceptional evening was not only enjoyed by all
but also raised £1,500 for Lady Mary's Challenge
Members and guests enjoyed another excellent evening at the Club Christmas Dinner Meeting held at Malone Golf Club. 51 Club members and guests had a splendid evening of food, entertainment and good fellowship.
24 members and partners had a most enjoyable evening Thursday 22 November at the latest Grub Club event in The Linen Lounge, Belfast Metropolitan College. The 3 course menu ranged from ranged from Noodle soup, Parfait, Quail and Kedgeree to Pigeon, Tortellini, Hake and Pork Wellington all finished off with a delightful selection of desserts with complimentary wine, tea and coffee.
Plenty of fellowship and chat completed this most successful and convivial event. Thanks are extended to the supervisors and the students of the cookery, bakery and hospitality courses and PP Alan Rundle for organising the evening. PP Alan notes that this fantastic value evening was booked out very quickly.
A most enyoyable time was had by the small group from the Club who visited Killyleagh Castle on the 25 October for a tour with the present owner Gawn Rowan Hamilton (pictured 2nd right) who’s family have lived there for over 400 years.