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Faculty of Actuaries’ (England) Club

The Faculty of Actuaries’ (England) Club was founded in 1933, a time when haggis was perhaps not so readily found south of the border as it is today, to promote social and culinary contact among Fellows of the Faculty practising in England

The club dines twice yearly, normally in November and March. There is also a partners' dinner in February. All the dinners are held on a Monday evening.

The venue is the Caledonian Club in Halkin Street, London SW1, a splendid building with stags' heads and gloomy portraits of Stuart monarchs on the walls, and tartan carpets underfoot

The meal often incorporates a Scottish speciality, with a dram to follow. There are no formal speeches.

Membership is on application, with new arrivals in the land of the Sassenach being especially welcome to contact the Honorary Secretary.

Officers of the Faculty of Actuaries’ (England) Club

Honorary Secretary and Tresurer: John Gemmell

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