We are excited to confirm that we have two paid for social events as part of the RCOG 2019 World Congress in London. Please see further details on each, as follows.
We recommend booking early to avoid disappointment as places on each event are limited and we expect tickets will sell out. You are able to book up to 2 tickets per social event (1 ticket for yourself and 1 ticket for a guest).
Medieval Banquet (Medieval-style dinner and themed show)
Dates: Monday 17 June 2019 - FULLY BOOKED
Tuesday 18 June 2019 - Newly added date (due to high demand)
Time: 7.30pm – 11.30pm
Price: £65 (this cost includes: a welcome drink, 4 course dinner with wine, beer and soft drinks during dinner, live entertainment of a Medieval theme, dancing/disco)
About: The Medieval Banquet is one of the most entertaining London attractions and one you’ll be telling your friends about for years to come. Be part of 1,000 years’ of history and join King Henry VIII at his royal banquet in this extraordinary dinner-theatre experience. You will go back in time to the days of kings, queens, knights, acrobats and jesters at this fascinating venue. You will dine on a 4 course banquet with wine, beer and soft drinks included (additional drinks will be available to purchase at your own expense) while being entertained by acrobats and court jesters and listen to live music from the cast of the evening. The night will finish with a DJ and dancing until late.
Location: St Katherine’s dock, London E1W 1BP
Directions: The nearest underground station is Tower Hill on the District and Circle lines (5 minutes’ walk). From the station, turn right and walk under the main road towards the Tower of London, turn left and walk alongside the Tower of London and under the road that leads to Tower Bridge, turn right and then first left and walk alongside the moored boats. The Medieval Banquet is directly ahead.
The nearest DLR station is Tower Gateway (5 minutes’ walk).
A two minute walk along East Smithfield and you will reach the St Katharine Dock's entrance, The Elephant Gates.
The nearest British Rail station is London Bridge (Approx. 20 minutes’ walk), which has regular services seven days a week. From London Bridge, walk east down Tooley Street, cross Tower Bridge, and St. Katharine’s Dock can be seen to the right.
Access: The Medieval Banquet is situated in the vaulted cellars of Ivory House and due to building restrictions, wheelchair access is limited.
Thames River Cruise (on-board the Dixie Queen)
Date: Tuesday 18 June 2019
Time: 7.30pm (depart at 8.00pm) – 11.45pm (return to pier at 11pm)
Price: £75 (this cost includes: a welcome drink, BBQ buffet including dessert canapes, beer and wine with dinner, soft drinks all evening, on-board entertainment including DJ)
About: Join us aboard London’s largest party boat the Dixie Queen, a replica 19th century paddle steamer for an evening of music and entertainment all with the ever-changing backdrop of London’s famous sights including Tower Bridge, located next to Tower Pier were the cruise will embark/disembark. The evening cruise will take us out past Canary Wharf and historic Greenwich, round The O2 peninsula and through the Thames Barrier.
Location: Tower Pier, London EC3N 4DT
Directions: The nearest underground station is Tower Hill on the District and Circle lines (5 minutes’ walk). The nearest DLR station is Tower Gateway (5 minutes’ walk). The nearest British Rail station is London Bridge (Approx. 20 minutes’ walk), which has regular services seven days a week.
We also have a number of free social functions below that we would like to invite you to. Please see further details below. We hope you can join us.
Welcome Drinks Reception
Sunday 16 June 2019
5pm – 7pm
Monday 17 June 2019
5.45pm – 6.45pm
RCOG 90th Anniversary Fundraising Gala Dinner (ticketed event)
The eve of the 2019 World Congress, Saturday 15 June, will also see the Fundraising Gala Dinner to celebrate the College’s achievements and look ahead to the future of the College and our ambitious plans to further transform the health of girls and women.
On the evening, gala dinner guests will be invited to come together to raise funds for the RCOG's Transforming Women’s Health fundraising campaign, helping to transform the health of women and girls for generations to come.
The evening commences at 6.30pm with a drinks reception, followed by dinner, entertainment and dancing.
To find out more about this exciting evening and to purchase tickets, visit our Fundraising Gala Dinner page.