Michaelmas Term Events 2017

For more details for any of these events please go to the Diary of Events in the Members Area.

To Book:
Via https://portal.innertemple.org.uk
Members of Hall:
https://portal.innertemple.org.uk or please contact jfenton@innertemple.org.uk to get your online dining activated and your password emailed to you.

Master of the Bench: Contact Rosy Gotelee
All Special Events: Contact Rosy Gotelee with payment details



Start Time

Thursday 21 Sept

Temple Employed Bar Supper - (Dark suits)
The guest speaker is Rupert Bondy (former GC of BP Plc and current GC of Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc).
Drinks and networking followed by a buffet supper.
To book: www.innertemple.org.uk/teb
Open to: Members of the Four Inns and their guests


Monday 2 Oct

A Special Lecture co-hosted with LSE to commemorate the birth of M K Gandhi & the 70th Anniversary of Indian Independence - (Dark suits or National dress)
Dr Faisal Devji, University Reader in Modern South Asian History, University of Oxford, Barrister Gandhi takes the Stand. Followed by a drinks reception.
To book: https://portal.innertemple.org.uk Open to: All Members

5.30pm for 6pm

Wednesday 4 Oct

Benchers’ Night - (Black tie)
A service of Choral Evensong to celebrate the Lutheran Reformation will be held in the Temple Church at 5.30pm
Open to: IT Benchers

6.30pm for 7.15pm

Monday 9 Oct

Reader’s Lecture Night - (Dark suits)
Professor Louise Gullifer, University of Oxford
‘Sales’ on Retention of Title Terms: A Tale of Caterpillars, Bunkers and the Supreme Court  
To book: https://portal.innertemple.org.uk
Open to: Members of the four Inns (Equivalent to 1hr CPD)

6pm for 6.30pm

Friday 13 Oct

Bar Guest Night - (Black tie)
After Dinner entertainment will be The Temple Singers
Book a table of 10 guests for the price of 9 guests.
To book: https://portal.innertemple.org.uk or contact Rosy Gotelee on events@innertemple.org.uk (Please contact Rosy if you would like to book more than 5 tickets) Open to: IT Benchers and Members of Hall
7.15pm for 7.45pm

Monday 23 Oct

Magna Carta Moot - (Dark suits)
An Exhibition Moot between the winners of the 2017 Inner Temple IV and the 2017 ESU National Mooting Competition.
One guest only, followed by a drinks reception with bowl food.
To book: https://portal.innertemple.org.uk Open to: All Members

6.30pm for 6.45pm

Friday 27 Oct Amity Dinner for Gibraltar, Northern Ireland and Scottish Judiciary and the Faculty of Advocates - (Black tie)
Open to: IT Benchers
7.15pm for 7.45pm

Monday 30 Oct

Mixed Dining Night - (Dark suits & gowns)
6.15pm – 7.15pm A one hour “Mooting Masterclass” by Master Hodge in the Parliament Chamber for students.
7pm Drinks in the Luncheon Room for non-student guests for Mixed Dining Night.
7.15pm Mooting Masterclass ends, students join the Drinks Reception.
7.30pm Hot Buffet Supper in Hall with no pre-arranged seating plan
To book: https://portal.innertemple.org.uk Open to: All Members


Wednesday 8 Nov
Grand Day - (White tie & decorations or court dress)
The Inn’s Treasures will be on display in the library 6.45pm-7.15pm

To Book: https://portal.innertemple.org.uk Open to: Members and their guests 

7.15pm for 7.45pm

Friday 10 Nov

History Society Lecture - (Dark suits)
Professor Tony Lentin, Lord Sumner –`A hopeless reactionary’ or one of `the greatest exponents of the English common law in all its long history’?  
To book: https://portal.innertemple.org.uk
Open to: Members and the public

5.30pm for 6pm

Sunday 12 Nov

Remembrance Sunday Lunch (non-term) - (Dark suits)  
Preceded by Choral Mattins - 10.50am for 11am. If you would like to bring guests, please indicate how many tickets you require.
Open to: Members of the four Inns, Residents, Church Congregation and their guests

12.30pm for 1pm

Wednesday 15 Nov

Readers’ Lecture Night - (Dark suits)
Dr Shazia Choudhry, Queen Mary University of London, Academic Fellow
Domestic Violence: A Human Rights Issue
Followed by a reception for the Inn’s new Academic Fellows.
Open to: Members of the four Inns (Equivalent to 1hr CPD)

6pm for 6.30pm

Sunday 17 Dec

Christmas Lunch - (Smart)
Tickets are required for the 11.15am Carol Service – Bookings from September via Temple Church: 020 7353 8559 or Catherine@templechurch.com Early booking is advised
Open to: Members and their guests


Sunday 17 Dec Children's Christmas Tea - (following the 3pm Nativity Play)
One adult per booking free. Please indicate how many child and adult tickets you require.
Nativity Play: If you have children wishing to take part, contact liz@templechurch.com or 020 7427 5650
Open to: Members of the four Inns, Residents, Church Congregation and their guests

We would like to encourage Members of Hall and Benchers to attend any of these events, particularly the Term Dinners, as the Students greatly appreciate being able to mix with members of the Bar and Bench.

Qualifying Sessions highlighted in blue
Bencher only events are in italics
Special Events are in purple

Please note we can only offer refunds for cancellations made five working days prior to the event.
QS - Student qualifying session