Robbie Ross Celebration Dinner (members and their guests only)
May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
In conjunction with the Savile Club and to be held in the Clubhouse at 69 Brook Street, London W1K 4ER
A dinner in celebration of the 150th birthday of Robert ‘Robbie’ Ross, man of letters, devoted friend, erstwhile lover and literary executor of Oscar Wilde and mentor to the poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen; with speeches by Ross’s biographer, Jonathan Fryer; the President of the Oscar Wilde Society, Gyles Brandreth; and a reading by actor Edwin Thomas, who played Robbie in Rupert Everett’s film The Happy Prince.
Cost: £57 including wine. Payment by PayPal preferred to email@example.com or else by cheque made payable to The Oscar Wilde Society and sent to John Stratford at 9 Rosehip Way, Bishop’s Cleeve, Cheltenham GL52 8WP.
Dress code: elegantly casual, no jeans or trainers. Gentlemen are required to wear a collared shirt and jacket but a tie is not mandatory.