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October 2015

THE

BRITISH CLUB BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SINGAPORE’S 15TH ANNUAL BUSINESS AWARDS WINNER LEADERSHIP IN CUSTOMER FOCUS 2014 THE NATIONAL CRITICS' CHOICE THE EXCLUSIVE CLUB OF THE YEAR 2014

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Mission To be the leading international club in Singapore, exceeding the expectations of our Members and their families.

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BRITISH CONTACTS British Association of Singapore Website: www.britishassociation.org.sg

Tel: 6339 8229

British High Commission Tel: 6424 4200 Website: www.ukinsingapore.fco.gov.uk British Chamber of Commerce (Singapore) Email: info@britcham.org.sg Website: www.britcham.org.sg

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Tel: 6222 3552

President’s Message

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GM’s Message

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Club News

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Visit Britain Tel: 800 852 3 549 (Toll Free) Email: singapore@visitbritain.org Website: www.visitbritain.com/sg

Fry Group Feature

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Member in the Spotlight

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Singapore St. Andrew’s Society Maggie Anderson Tel: 9666 2586 Website: www.standrewssociety.org.sg

Food & Beverage

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Activities & Events

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Sports & Fitness

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Calendar of Events

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Reciprocal Club Spotlight

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Club Directory & Operating Hours

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The British Council Tel: 6473 1111 Email: contact@britishcouncil.org.sg Website: www.britishcouncil.org.sg

St. David’s Society of Singapore Kylie Hughes Email: kyliehughes_84@hotmail.com Website: www.stdavidsingapore.com St. Patrick’s Society of Singapore Elizabeth McEneaney Email: elizmceneaney@hotmail.com Royal Society of St. George’s Paul Adamberry Email: rssg.sg@gmail.com Website: www.saintgeorgesociety.com

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

Dear Members,

MAIN COMMITTEE

The summer holidays are over and we

Steve Settle

have planned a series of exciting events

President

this month at the Club - October should contain something for everyone.

Damian Hills Vice President Honorary Treasurer Chairman of Finance Committee

From 2 to 10 October, we have the Mexican Fiesta. The week-long festival will feature amazing Mexican cuisine by Guest Chef Arturo Fernandez paired with fine wines from Argentina and Chile for the Wine & Gourmet Dinner on Friday, 2 October. The Ladies Luncheon on Wednesday, 7 October will have

Adrian Waterton Vice President Chairman of Human Resource Committee

Frank Wong Honorary Secretary Chairman of Membership and Rules Committee

Chef Arturo Fernandez tantalising your tastebuds with a live cooking demonstration. Join us in the Tres Generaciones and El Tesoro Tequila

Shaun Matheson

Tasting as we savour tequila produced in Jalisco, Mexico on Friday, 9

Co-Chairman of Development and Health & Safety Committee

October. To cap off the celebrations, we will have the Mexican themed pool party for an evening of games, music and entertainment on

Tony Quek

Saturday, 10 October.

Chairman of Disciplinary Committee Co-Chairman of Member Services (F&B and A&E) Committee

To experience traditions from somewhere nearer home, savour authentic Nonya cuisine in an evening of multi-sensory goodness as we repeat last year’s successful Peranakan Night on Saturday, 17 October. Enjoy a

Stephen Fulton Chairman of Sports Committee Co-Chairman of Development and Health & Safety Committee

cultural show, delectable food and fantastic live music from Danny & The Musicators on this special night. We will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 26

Patrick Hyde Chairman of Marketing and Communications Committee

November 2015 and would like to invite all Members with voting rights to attend and be part of the decision making process. Your active

Eric Rogers

participation is vital in moving the Club forward. If you have served as

Chairman of Infocomm Committee

a Member of a sub-committee for at least a year and would like to

CLUB COMMITTEE MEMBERS

consider standing for election to the Main Committee in November,

Development / Health & Safety Committee Malcom Skipp, Darshan Mehta, Christopher Walden

please speak to your respective Chairperson for more information. I particularly encourage any ladies to get involved to promote the views and opinions of a currently under-represented and important part of our membership. Enjoy your October and we look forward to seeing you around the Club. STEVE SETTLE President

Marketing and Communication Committee Kate Jeffrey, Cynthia Zorlutuna, Caroline Underhill, Sarah McNee Finance Committee Member Stephen Fulton, Yip Wai Hun, Andrew Dawson, Ashley Nicholas Member Services Committee Maggie Ashman, Fiona Corbett, Patricia Forrester, David Wong, Michelle Kuek, Stephen Walker, Jeffery Chua, Marc Thng Human Resource Committee Tony Quek, Shaun Matherson, Eugene Heng Infocomm Committee David Griffiths, Michael Leaver Membership and Rules Committee Jeffrey Chua, Antony Melero, Robin Nayak, Don Wang, David Wong Sports Committee All Sports Convenors

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GM’S MESSAGE

Dear Members, As we step towards the tail end of the year, the Club has prepared a range of activities and events for you and your

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CLUB MANAGEMENT

General Manager Sean Boyle 6410 1103 seanboyle@britishclub.org.sg

family this October. You may have noticed that several

Head of Finance & Facilities Michelle Chua 6410 1119 finance@britishclub.org.sg

facilities were closed for renovations in the summer. We are pleased to present to you the newly furnished activity hub, tennis courts and the gym with its newly

Executive Chef Sunny Sia 6410 1170 sunnysia@britishclub.org.sg

resurfaced flooring. This month we launch our new menus with fantastic weekday promotions to boot. Watch out for our British Club Dining Madness weekday

Head of Activities & Events, Marketing, and Member Relations Chrisse Olayres 6410 1120 chrisseolayres@britishclub.org.sg

promotions in the outlets and a whole new Friday Night Live at The Windsor Arms where we bring you a roster of different bands and irresistible drink promotions.

Senior Sales Manager (Membership & Catering Sales) Ronnie Ng 6410 1100 membership@britishclub.org.sg

For a night of serious comedic relief, we have the Comedy Night on Thursday, 15 October titled Love Innit. Members can anticipate an evening of unsuppressed entertainment as 6 comedians battle it out with

Sports & Recreation Manager Sajan S/O Sahadevan 6410 1150 sports@britishclub.org.sg

each other over 4 rounds of superb comedy. Also coming up in October, is one of our most popular annual events Halloween and Guy Fawkes Night on Saturday, 31 October 2015. Join us

Facilities Manager S. Sundaram 6410 1160 maintenance@britishclub.org.sg

in your best Halloween costume for a ‘spooky’ evening of entertainment, fun and an amazing fireworks display to cap off the evening. So hurry and book your seats before tickets are sold out.

Housekeeping Manager Melati Binti Zainal Abidin 6410 1162 Housekeeping@britishclub.org.sg

To show appreciation to our employees, the Club will be organizing our Annual Employee Dinner & Dance on Monday, 19 October. Please note that the Club will be closed for the day. Operations will resume

Member Relations Manager Cassie Wong 6410 1113 memberrelations@britishclub.org.sg

on Tuesday, 20 October. I am very pleased and excited to celebrate this day and show my appreciation to the team. We seek your kind understanding.

Marketing Communications Manager Cynthia Setho 6410 1111 marketing@britishclub.org.sg

As we approach Christmas, keep a lookout for our Festive supplement to help you plan your holiday and make reservations for our festive lunches and dinner early to avoid disappointment.

Human Resource Manager Alice Wong 6410 1130 hr@britishclub.org.sg

Have a great October and see you at the Club. SEAN BOYLE General Manager SINGAPORE’S Hilltop Retreat


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CLUB NEWS

Warm Welcome... To our new Members ADRIAN LIM & ESTHER KONG ALASTAIR JONES & JENNIFER DUNBAR ALLAN & LOUISE GLADSTONE ALEX YEO & JENNY FOK ANDRE SEAH ANDREW & SARAH BOYD ANDREW KOH & LIU SIOW FONG ANTHONY TAN ARJUN RAJ MOHAN JOLLY & PRIYANKA NAYAR CAESAR TAN & JESSIE LOH CHOO PENG CHEE & CHOW WAI LIN DAVID & CLARE VINCENT DAVID & KAREN TROTTER DEREK & TAMARA MOIR DESLINE CHIA DESMOND WONG & LOOI CINDY DOUGLAS & ANTOINETTE URE GOVINDER & DALJEET CHOPRA HUGH & SUSAN THOMPSON IAIN & SARAH CLARKE IAN & JENNY LAING IP XUN MING JANELLE RAPADAS JAMES & GEMMA MCNISH JEROME STADEN & TAISE GARCIA

JOE TOH & YVONNE TAN JONATHAN CHEUNG & NANCY KURNIAWAN KEVIN FUNG KEVIN LIM & SAMANTHA CHUA LEON CHAN & TAN HUI PING LIU NAM THIAM & YEE SHEUE YUN LOH WOH LUI LOUIS DAMIANIDIS & CARLIE GOLDBERG LOW JENG KIAT MALCOLM THORPE & POOJA DUA MANEESH & SHIVANI MALHOTRA MARC GURUSAMY MARK & KATHERINE ESKRIDGE MARTIN & KRISTINE GO MATTHEW & SARAH SIMMONDS MICHAEL & ALICIA MIRABELLI MICHAEL & JOANNA PEARSON MICHAEL HORNER & ETHEL TAN MICHAEL KWAN & SIMMONE POH NAKUL & SHAMOLI MALHOTRA NATHAN & JODIE ROWDEN NEIL & MIRIAM DAUGHERTY ONG GEK SING & NG BEE BEE ONG LING LING PAVEL TKALICH & KELLY HEE PETER CARPENTER & MICHELLE PINEDA

PHILIP BROWN & JO LECOUILLIARD RAYMOND LIM & MICHELLE HO REUBEN JOHN RICHARD LEE & PAULINE YANG ROY MOORE & ONG MIN-LING RUPERT LORY & MICHELLE LAWLOR SANDEEP & DIVYA BAKHSHI SANJAY & NASREEN RAMNATHAN SARAH SERGEANT & CHRIS FAULKNER SARJIT SINGH & KULDIP KUMARI SCOTT MCMICHAEL-PHILLIPS SIMON & AMY FENDER SHANE & LORRAINE SAMPSON SHANTANU & PARUL GUPTA SUPRIYO & NABANITA SIRCAR SUSHIL & HARPARSH SAXENA SUVIR & NEHA LOOMBA TIMOTHY LAMBERT TOBY & CAROLINE CODRINGTON TOBY & MAE WHITE UDAY MOHAN RAGHAVAN & GITA UDAY MOHAN WEE BEE GUAN & CATHERINE ONG WILLEM & SHEELAH TOREN

FAMILY AND GENERAL DENTISTRY

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Dr Gareth Pearson DIRECTOR MSc BDS - UK

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MEMBERS CONNECT NIGHT Come join us on Thursday, 8 October Looking to meet other Members... This monthly networking event will introduce you to fellow Members in the Club – a perfect social setting to get together and meet new people.

Time : 7.30pm to 9.30pm (Canapes & drinks will be served.)

Dr Linda Yen BDS (Hons) - Sydney FRACDS

Dr Tiffany Tan Yi Cheen

Dr Zee Shing Yap BDSc - Melbourne

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CLUB NEWS

THE BRITISH CLUB MEMBERSHIP CARD Dear Members, Your British Club membership card is your personal ID and charge card when visiting the Club. It is required for the following: • • • •

Admission to the Club Usage of our facilities Placing orders at the Club’s restaurants Making purchases at the Club’s retail shops

We kindly remind you to present your Membership Card to the Club’s employees upon request, in accordance to The British Club’s By-Laws. This will enable seamless IT and account integration, verify membership status, reduce billing mistakes and prevent non-authorised transactions taking place. We thank you for your kind co-operation and support in helping our staff to perform their duties effectively. If you have lost, damaged, or forgotten to bring your card to the Club, kindly approach our Member Relations team at the reception desk to facilitate a new / temporary card. The British Club Committee and Management

ComplimentS 9 July 2015 Dear Steve, Sean and Chrisse, On behalf of the Bucks Rugby Club and everyone who attended last night, please accept our sincere thanks for a very well organized and managed event. All of the feedback we had throughout the night and this morning was extremely positive, which is fantastic given the magnitude of hangovers that are in play today. I really appreciated the support you have given our club and Neil and I am sure we will have more events of this nature with the Rugby World Cup coming and the IRB Sevens next year. Chrisse, thanks for your effort and please thank the broader team for us. Best Regards Claude Ringuet Head of Consulting Asia

15 July 2015 Dear Sean, It was very good to see you and Chrisse at the Singapore Ireland Fund event. I thought the evening went very well and I must thank The British Club for another superb operation. The food was really lovely and the service impeccable. Many thanks and good wishes, Geoffrey Ambassador Embassy of Ireland, Singapore

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CLUB NEWS

MEMBERS CONNECT NIGHT

In partnership with

3 September

(From left) Matthew Tan, Mirabelle Tan, Caesar Tan & Jessie Loh

(From left) Rupert Loy, Steve Settle (Main Committee), Nikki Settle & Michelle Lawlor

(From left) Heather Craft, Alan Craft, Liza Craft & Simon Marcus Craft

(From left) Cheong Wai Foon & Goh Khean Hooi

(From left) Kevin Ong, Ng Bee Bee, Ong Chin and Ong Lin Lin

(From left) Gavin Anthony Hayes, Mike Horner, Cynthia Setho & Matthew James Horner

(From left) Fung Kay Wo Kevin & Patrick Hyde (Main Committee)

(From left) Gita Mohan, Elizabeth Orr & Daniel Orr

(From left) Stewart Frame & Patrick Hyde (Main Committee)

(From left) Anne Cain & Miles Gooseman

(From left) Patrick Hyde (Main Committee), Pavel Tkalich & Kelly Hee

(From left) Frederique & Fleur

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SEVEN CRUCIAL QUESTIONS EXPATS MUST ASK IN ORDER TO LAND THE RIGHT FINANCIAL ADVISOR DAVID PUGH OF THE FRY GROUP SINGAPORE PROVIDES A ‘CUT OUT AND KEEP’ LIST FOR READERS David Pugh has been living and working in South East Asia for four years and is responsible for The Fry Group’s activities in the region. David specialises in inheritance tax strategy, pension planning and portfolio management. He is a regular contributor of financial scenario articles for the Financial Times, an Associate of the Institute of Financial Planning and a Board Member of the British Chamber of Commerce, Singapore.

The financial advice industry is going through a tough time and much of that is the industry’s own fault. Unscrupulous financial advisors and high cost, low transparency products have cost British expats fortunes, and damaged confidence. Here are the SEVEN KEY QUESTIONS which I recommend potential investors to ask prospective advisors before embarking on a journey which can involve some of the biggest financial decisions of their lives. 1. WHAT IS YOUR TRACK RECORD? Both the company and the individual should be regulated and licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). For the expat planning a return to Britain, seeking advice from a global company with a UK-regulated and authorised parent is also advisable. A strong track record is vital. The Fry Group has been providing financial advice for 110 years. 2. HOW QUALIFIED ARE YOU TO LOOK AFTER MY LIFE SAVINGS? A basic qualification is required for individual financial advisors in Singapore. Additional qualifications, over and above the minimum required, such as the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) clearly differentiate one advisor from the next. 3. DO YOU EMPLOY A STRATEGY OF COLD CALLING? Beware of cold callers. A reputable expat advisor will not cold call you at your home or office. 4. WHAT IS YOUR COMPANY’S POLICY REGARDING CLIENT FEES? Your advisor should be upfront about fees from the outset. Transparency of fees, commission and charges is crucial. The basis of your advisor’s remuneration for their services, be it commission, fees or a combination of both, should be clearly explained in writing. 5. ARE YOU SELLING PRODUCTS WHICH ARE NO LONGER ALLOWED IN THE UK? As regulation has tightened in the UK, products and practices now deemed unacceptable at home are being exported to expats overseas. Approach long-term savings and wrap products with expensive lock-ins with caution. Many of these are no longer sold in the UK. Beware of agreeing to any contract requiring fixed payment time periods as there will be cheaper and better alternatives available. 6. CAN YOU EXPLAIN IN DETAIL YOUR OVERALL STRATEGY FOR MY SAVINGS, BASED ON MY INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES? Your financial advisor should not be selling you a checklist of financial products. They should be selling you a holistic financial plan based on a comprehensive review of your requirements and savings objectives. That means helping you prepare for major life events and responsibilities - such as planning for school and university fees, returning to the UK, tax advice, will and estate planning. 7. HOW MUCH ON-GOING SUPPORT WILL YOU PROVIDE AFTER WE LAUNCH OUR INITIAL PLANS? Aftercare should be a key pillar of the overall package. Ongoing advice will be central to your relationship and, if absent, should sound alarm bells. Your advisor should proactively contact you at least every six months to review your portfolio and changing needs.

The Fry Group has provided British expatriates with tax-led financial advice since 1898. Tel: +65 6225 0825 www.thefrygroupsg.com The information in this article aims to provide information. However, this is not intended to form professional advice nor should it be relied upon as such and before taking any particular action, specific and personal advice should be obtained. The Fry Group (Singapore) Private Limited. Authorised to act as a financial adviser by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). License number FA100057-1.


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CLUB NEWS

Club Closure on Monday, 19 October For Annual Employees’ Dinner & Dance

THE CLUB IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE APPOINTMENT OF THE FOLLOWING NEW EMPLOYEES:

Ng Man Yin, Tsering

To show appreciation for our employees, the Club will be having its Annual Employees’ Dinner & Dance on Monday, 19 October. The Club will close for the entire day and will resume operations on Tuesday, 20 October.

Leong Yu Heng

Marketing Communications Executive Marketing Communications

Chef de Partie Verandah Kitchen

Balasubramaniam A/L Muthiah

Gopi A/L Muthiah

Chef de Partie Verandah Kitchen

Junior Sous Chef Verandah Kitchen

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank Members for their kind understanding. Teo Yeap Soon

Cook Verandah Kitchen

Lee Kam Nyoi, Annie

Housekeeping Attendant Housekeeping

EMPLOYEE GATHERING

August 2015

The Townhall Party was held on 26 August 2015 at the Elizabeth Suite. A warm welcome was given to all the staff that had newly joined the club and the General Manager, Mr Sean Boyle also gave out the certificates for all the staff that has completed their trainings. There was also a birthday celebration for the employees whose birthday falls in the month of August.

Employee of the Month

July 2015

Vincent Teow Club Ambassador Member Relations Vincent joined the club on 4 July 1998. Over the years, he has shown exemplary performance in going above and beyond, giving members magic moments whenever he has the chance. He is always willing to go the extra mile for members and ready to lend a helping hand.

August 2015

Juraimi Bin Dewa Housekeeping Executive Housekeeping Juraimi joined the club on 1 April 2008. He is diligent in his work and is always ready to attend to the guest’s or staff’s housekeeping issues. Juraimi is able to work well with his team and requires minimal supervision from his supervisor. He is also very responsible and a hardworking individual.

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MEMBER IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Member in the Spotlight The SG50 Membership drive had proven to be a great success with over 100 new Members joining the Club over the past few months. One of the new Member who joined the Club was Mr Kevin Ong. Kevin is the founder of the cream puff chain, Chewy Junior. The puffs were an accidental creation by Kevin who had experimented with a blend of recipes from two countries. It then took him two years to adjust the processes, bringing the puffs to perfection – the crispy yet chewy cream puff. With a leap of faith, Kevin left his promising career and started his first Chewy Junior outlet at Tanjong Pagar in 2007. Since then, the Chewy Cream Puffs had managed to capture the tastebuds of many. Today, Chewy Junior has grown to an enterprise with outlets in 7 countries outside Singapore. In this issue of Member in the Spotlight feature, we are pleased to present Mr Kevin Ong as he shares with us a glimpse of his life and success story.

What inspired you to start Chewy Junior? Passion to make it in life and to bring a better life for my family. With your busy schedule, how do you balance work and family? Discipline. You have to manage your time with priority and what is important. Keep things simple, clear and focus. Learn to say no. Any advice you would give to young aspiring entrepreneurs? Start small, stay profitable, and keep improving every day. Work hard and keep busy so that you have no time to worry. Take every rejection as you are closer to an acceptance soon. Avoid negative people from destroying your dream. What brought you and your family to The British Club? I love the ambience, restaurant and the friendly service staff. What aspects / activities of the club do you and your family enjoy the most? Dining and friendly people. Lush greenery, quiet and unique ambience that is away from the bustling city.

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Themed Buffet Adult: $32.50+ Child: $18.00+

No Daddies (2 October & 27 November)

Direct to you from about 1972. The No-Daddies lay down the hippest hits and grooviest grooves from back when the music still rocked!

Ireson Latin Band (9 October)

Growing up surrounded by the tradition of Latin music, they have incorporated their formal classical training and knowledge of modern harmony to their music with a blend of tradition and contemporary style.

Haywire (16 October & 11 December)

‘A band of brothers’ providing a fusion of rock, jazz and the blues.

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Mr. D (30 October & 20 November)

With more than 35 years in the art of entertainment, Their style of songs from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s to the current hits is performed with their own harmony of acoustic renditions which has entertained & enjoyed by many audiences of all ages.

The Slings (6 November & 4 December)

A four piece Ex-pat cover bringing you an amazing night with popular groovy set list by Rolling Stone, Primal Scream, The Killer, Oasis, Pink Floyd and many more.

Little Big Band (18 December)

This ensemble has all the thrill and excitement of a big band but on a smaller scale with a pool of talented and experienced musicians playing different genres of music from different eras.

Enjoy special drink promotions all night long! $6.20+ for ½ pint Tiger Draft Beer and any glass of house pour wines $8.50+ for 1 pint Tiger Draft Beer Bucket of 5 bottles Corona / Victoria bitter $29.50+


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FOOD & BEVERAGE SPECIALS

October Promotion

VIETNAMESE GIANT RIVER PRAWNS PROMOTION 6 to 31 October

Vietnamese Giant River Prawns with your choice of preparation:• • • •

Herb Garlic Butter Fried Tempura with Flying Fish Roes and Mayonnaise Black Pepper Sauce Fennel and Dill Cheese Crusted

All orders are accompanied with boiled potatoes and sautéed baby spinach

GERMAN SAUSAGES PROMOTION 5 to 31 October

Bratwurst Sausage Bockhurst Sausage Smoked Bratwurst Sausage All orders are accompanied with bite-size baguettes, gherkin pickles, hot German mustard, sauerkraut, French fries and mesclun mixed greens

OCTOBER’S PROMOTION 5 to 31 October

Confit Crispy Duck Leg Crispy duck leg confit with sautéed mushrooms and truffle mashed potato

Seekh Kebab Butter Masala Tandoori Gulati Seekh kebab cooked with onion tomato pepper and spices served with biryani rice, raita and roasted papad

OCTOBER’S PROMOTION 5 to 31 October

Chicken Tikka Pizza Chicken tikka, mozzarella cheese, tomato sauce, red onions, capsicums, mint sauce and sour cream

OCTOBER’S PROMOTION 5 to 31 October

Seekh Kebab Butter Masala Tandoori Gulati Seekh kebab cooked with onion tomato pepper and spices served with biryani rice, raita and roasted papad

Tandoori Paneer Tikka Masala Tandoori Paneer Tikka cooked with onion tomato pepper and spices served with biryani rice, raita and roasted papad For more information, please email fb@britishclub.org.sg • All prices quoted are subject to prevailing taxes. THE BRITISH CLUB

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FOOD & BEVERAGE SPECIALS

4-Course Set Lunch

(not available on the last Sunday of the month when Sunday Seafood Champagne Brunch is served)

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C atering...

With a touch of class

The British Club offers premium and customised Food and Beverage catering for all your event needs. We offer a wide range of menus and set-ups that can be customised to meet your most discerning needs in the venue of your choice. $38.00+ Adult • $19.00+ Child* $68.00+ Adult

Private Dining, Events & Parties

(include free-flow of sparkling, house red and white wines)

SUNDAY SEAFOOD CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH

(exclusively available on last Sunday of the month only)

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$68.00+ Adult • $35.00+ Child*

Meetings & Seminars

(inclusive of free flow of soft drinks and chilled juices)

$118.00+ Adult (inclusive of free flow of Piper Heidsieck Brut N.V., house red and white wines)

Menu featuring…. Seafood and crustacean station, freshly shuck live oysters, international cold combinations, juice station, roasts, an array of appetisers, salad, and mouth-watering desserts.

For enquiries or bookings, call 6410 1146 or email banquetsales@britishclub.org.sg

For more information, please email fb@britishclub.org.sg • All prices quoted are subject to prevailing taxes. Photos are for illustration purposes only and are subjected to change. *Child: 12 years & below

SINGAPORE’S HILLTOP RETREAT


Celebrating

Mountbatten Room’s 10th Anniversary BODEGAS ALTANZA ESTATE WINE & GOURMET DINNER Friday, 6 November 2015 $98.00+ per Member • $108.00+ per Guest Canapés Bodegas Altanza, located in Fuenmayor (Upper Rioja), was founded in 1998. It was created with a clear, well-defined purpose of making quality, livelier than classical Rioja wines at a fair price. The wines are expressive with a good balance between oaky and fruity notes, created to be enjoyed by both the sommelier and the modern consumers who is fond of a good wine to enhance a moment of leisure or a formal meal.

Alaskan king crab, lobster, ocietra caviar dumpling & Szechuan vinaigrette Degli Ultimi Prosecco DOC Treviso Ciacola Brut ……….. Double Boiled Duck Consommé, Duck Tortellini & Vegetables Edulis Blanco 2014, Rioja, Spain ………. Scottish Langoustine & Loch Duart Salmon Agnolotti, Salmon Roe, Spring Onion Veloute & Sea Herbs Edulis Reserva 2008, Rioja, Spain ………. Wagyu Beef Cheek, Desiree Potato, Roasted Cauliflower, Peas Puree & Jus Edulis Gran Reserva 2005, Rioja, Spain

We are happy to have Mr Ervigio Adan Ruiz, Export Director of Bodegas Altanza of Fuenmayor, La Rioja with us this November to share with us their wines. Ervigio is the sonin-law of Jose Luis Milagro Royo, one of the founders, main shareholder and the lead architect of Bodega Altanza since its inception in 1998. Ervigio is a regular member of the Bodegas Altanza tasting panel that oversees the company’s new wine releases and other quality details. He is also a constant judge in different wine competitions, mostly in South America.

………. Warm Chocolate Pudding, Frozen Chocolate Espuma, Chocolate soil, Chocolate ice Cream & Pistachio Meringue Edulis Vendi Seleccionada 2008, Rioja, Spain ………. Freshly Brewed Premium Coffee or Selection of English Teas

Special Take-Away Prices Available Only On The Evening Wines on Sale

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Special Take-Away Price

Degli Ultimi Prosecco DOC, Treviso Ciacola Brut, N.V., Italy

$52.00

$38.50

Edulis Blanco 2014, Rioja, Spain

$39.90

$29.90

Edulis Reserva 2008, Rioja, Spain

$59.90

$45.00

Edulis Gran Reserva 2005, Rioja, Spain

$75.00

$55.00

Edulis Vendi Seleccionada 2008, Rioja, Spain

$89.50

$65.00

Reservations required. To book, please call 6410 1108 or email mountbattenrsvn@britishclub.org.sg


Named in honour of the late Lord Louis Mountbatten, November marks the Mountbatten Room’s 10th Anniversary since its redesign and relocation to the second floor of the Main Club House.

In partnership with

Taking pride of place in the restaurant today is a specially framed letter from the 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, the Honourable Patricia Mountbatten, Lord Mountbatten’s eldest daughter, expressing her delight and thanks to the Club for choosing to name the restaurant after her father. In celebration of its anniversary, the Mountbatten Room is pleased again to bring two wonderful Wine Dinners this November.

THE BIG FIVE ITALIAN GALA DINNER

Friday, 27 November 2015 $138.00+ per Member /$148.00+ per Guest Italy is home to some of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world and Italian wines are known worldwide for their broad variety. Italy is the world’s largest wine producer by volume and it represents about one-third of global production. Grapes are grown in almost every region of the country and there are more than one million vineyards under cultivation. Join us this November with Mr Stefano Passoni, as he shares with us his knowledge on wines and experiences in some Piedmont’s wineries.

Amuse Bouche Marinated Olives, Vegetables Chips & Stuffed Peppers Ornellaia, Le Volte Dell’Ornellaia ********* Agnolitti – Beef Short ribs, Shaved Truffle & Hazelnut Romesco Petra, Quercegobbie IGT Toscana Rosso ********* Braised Daikon, Caramelized Foie Gras, King Crab & Micro Herb Caparzo, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG ********* Twice Cooked – Mangalica Pork Belly, Baby Leek, Celeriac Puree & Jus Felsina, Maestro Raro Cabernet Sauvignon ********* Cheese Platter Casanova di Neri, Brunello di Montalcino ********* Freshly Brewed Premium Coffee or Selection of English Teas

Special Take-Away Prices Available Only On The Evening Wines on Sale

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Special Take-Away Price

Ornellaia, Le Volte Dell’Ornellaia

$60.00

$52.00

Casanova di Neri, Brunello di Montalcino

$112.00

$92.00

Caparzo, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

$98.00

$81.00

Petra, Quercegobbie IGT Toscana Rosso

$92.00

$77.00

Felsina, Maestro Raro Cabernet Sauvignon

$105.00

$87.00

Reservations required. To book, please call 6410 1108 or email mountbattenrsvn@britishclub.org.sg


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Dear Members, Kindly be reminded that all Club Members and guests, including children, are expected to dress in a manner appropriate to the event they attend or the facilities they use. Below are the following guidelines for your kind reference. Mountbatten Room Ladies: Smart Attire Gentlemen: Smart Attire (Eg. Polo Shirt with Collar, Short/Long Sleeved Shirt, Long Trousers & Closed Toe Shoes) NOT Permitted: Collarless T-Shirts, Scandals, Slippers or Open Toe Shoes without Socks, Jeans, Sporting attire The Windsor Arms Ladies: Smart Casual Attire Gentlemen: Smart Casual Attire (Eg. Trousers, Smart Jeans, Bermuda Shorts, Short/Long Sleeved Shirt, Polo Shirts and Round-Neck T-Shirts, Stylish Open or Closed Toe Shoes/Scandals, Trainers NOT Permitted: Running Shorts, Singlets, Sleeveless T-Shirts, Bathing Attire, Sporting Attire or Flip-Flops/Slippers, Baseball Caps and other casual headgear. Verandah Café & Terrace Swimmers must be covered and ensure that they dry themselves before entering Verandah. Swimwear is NOT permitted after 6.00pm. We thank you for your kind understanding and support. The Management

Rugby World Cup Now till 31 October • The Windsor Arms

Catch the following matches live with a specially prepared supper buffet at 11pm!

Saturday ‘LIVE’ Entertainment with Terry

and Robyn

October 2015

Sunday 27 September 3.00am • England vs Wales Saturday/Sunday 3 and 4 October 11.45pm • South Africa vs Scotland 3.00pm • England vs Australia Sunday 18 October 11.00pm • Quarter Finals Saturday 31 October 11.00pm • Finals

$15.00+ Supper Buffet Registration is required. Book online www.britishclub.org.sg. *A minimum of 50 pax is required per match to commence. Booking closes 3 days before match screening date.

Enjoy a refreshing pint of Tiger Draft at only $8.50+ during all ‘live’ screenings.

And they’re back! Join us as Terry and Robyn hit our Saturday nights once again with their range of soothing and familiar tunes that we all love. Kick back, relax, have a drink or two or more for a perfectly laid back evening at the Windsor Arms.

For more information, please email fb@britishclub.org.sg • All prices quoted are subject to prevailing taxes. THE BRITISH CLUB

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The Windsor Shop

Champagne Days at The Windsor Shop

PIPER HEIDSIECK PROMOTION $108.00

for every 2 bottles of Piper HeidsieckBrut N.V.

$128.00

for every 2 bottles of Piper Heidsieck Rose Sauvage N.V.

WINE PROMOTIONS October

Alto Los Romeros Varietal Chardonnay, Central Valley, Chile

Alto Los Romeros Varietal

Cabernet Sauvignon, Central Valley, Chile Pale golden yellow and bright in colour. Aromas in this Chardonnay include mature banana, Red with violet hues in colour. Notes of cherry, pineapple, and subtle notes of toasted almonds raspberry and hints of chocolate, walnuts and and chestnuts. A pleasing medium volume, almonds. A juicy wine with pleasing tannins and a balanced acidity and a fresh, smooth finish, round round finish. out this wine.

$22.90 per bottle

$22.90 per bottle

Monthly Special – Buy 3 Get 1 Free October

Yealands Estate Babydoll Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand Parcels from the Awatere Valley and Wairau Valley combined to create a wine brimming with varietal character, balance and elegance. The nose is lifted and fresh with notes of passionfruit and grapefruit. The sweet fruit characters on the palate and fresh acidity combine to create an expressive, classy Sauvignon Blanc. Beautiful with barbequed seafood – especially prawns, fish and also mezze plates.

Yealands Estate Babydoll Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand Visually the wine is bright with a youthful hue. The nose is brimming with lifted red fruits and a touch of savoury spice. The palate is supple yet juicy with dark cherry flavours, fresh acidity and a soft tannin finish. This is matched well with duck, lamb, venison and veal dishes.

$132.00 for 4 bottles (You save $44.00!)

$108.00 for 4 bottles (You save $36.00!)

GET 2 complimentary WINE GLASSES WITH EVERY BOTTLE PURCHASED! Piccini Pinot Grigio delle Venezie IGT, Italy @ $36.00 per bottle Piccini Chianti Riserva, Italy @ $45.90 per bottle Marrenon Merlot Les Grains, Vin de Pays, Rhone, France @ $39.90 per bottle Sottano Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina @ $42.50 per bottle For more information, please email fb@britishclub.org.sg • All prices quoted are subject to prevailing taxes. THE BRITISH CLUB

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BRITISH CLUB GIFT VOUCHERS

They come in handy for all occasions and are available for use at our retail shops, all F&B outlets and Chinois Spa. Gift Vouchers are now available at the Windsor Shop and Pro Shop.

TEQUILA PROMOTION October

Tres Generaciones Anejo Aroma : Strong toasted oak, light-cooked agave and a hint of caramel-vanilla sweetness. Taste

: Full and balanced. Starts with brown sugar, fades soft oak and clean agave. Round, smooth and complex.

Finish : Warm oaky finish.

EL Tesoro Platinum Taste

: Wonderful oil body. Sweetish entry drying rapidly but pleasantly. Savoury, mineral like with spice and citrus.

Finish : Medium-long, very smooth

$108 per bottle

$88 per bottle

WHISKY PROMOTION October

Auchentoshan Three Wood Single Malt Whisky This unique Auchentoshan Lowland Single Malt Whisky has been matured in three different cask types. Moving from American Bourbon to Spanish Oloroso Sherry and finally Pedro Ximenez Sherry casks. Three Wood is a rich, complex whisky with incredible toffee and sherry oak flavours. MULTI LABEL STORE FOR WOMEN AND MEN 20 Amoy Street, Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm, Sat: 11am - 3pm

$128 per bottle

For more information, please email fb@britishclub.org.sg â&#x20AC;˘ All prices quoted are subject to prevailing taxes. THE BRITISH CLUB

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The Bremont Boeing Model 247 Ti-GMT and the F/A-18 Super Hornet share the same aviation-grade Ti 6-4 titanium.

BREMONT BOEING MODEL 247 Ti-GMT

WEâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;VE NEVER BUILT A WATCH FROM THIS KIND OF TITANIUM BEFORE. BUT IT SEEMED TO WORK OUT OKAY ON THE F/A-18 SUPER HORNET. A few years ago the British watch manufacturer Bremont and American aviation giant Boeing, embarked on a development project to build a range of mechanical timepieces that embraced the latest in material and manufacturing research from the worlds of horology and aviation. The result is something remarkably special.

Takashimaya S.C. #01-12, 391 Orchard Road, +65 6733 0618 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, #B2-201/206, 2 Bayfront Avenue, +65 6634 9782 SunTime Watch, Takashimaya S.C. #03-08B, 391 Orchard Road, +65 6694 4181


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In a blink of an eye and the festive year-end holidays are upon us again! From pre-Christmas delights to traditional treats to festive candies, the Club will be offering plenty to the Members during the upcoming festive season. Give yourself a good break this year and let us prepare your Christmas gifts, goodies, festive lunches, and good old family dinners! For more information or booking, please refer to the Festive Supplement which will be coming in the mail with your November magazine! Alternatively, you can pick up the supplement at the Reception or at any of our F&B outlets.

Family, Paediatric & Travel Medicine

Our staff make the difference • Caring for the expatriate community since 1999 • A diverse international team of medical professionals • A caring, friendly and familiar environment Camden Clinic | 1 Orchard Boulevard, Camden Medical Centre #14-06 | 6733 4440 Jelita Clinic | 293 Holland Road, Jelita Cold Storage #02-04 | 6465 4440 Paediatric Clinic | 1 Orchard Boulevard, Camden Medical Centre #11-06 | 6887 4440

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www. imc healthcare . com For more information, please email fb@britishclub.org.sg • All prices quoted are subject to prevailing taxes. Photos are for illustration purposes only and are subjected to change. IMCBRITISH - British Club - CLUB Half Pg Ad - Make the Difference.indd 3 30/6/15 2:40 pm THE


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Friday, 13 November 2015 7.00pm to 10.30pm The Elizabeth Suite

STOCK UP FOR THE HOLIDAYS Calling all wine lovers to come up to The British Club for our Annual Wine Affair. Do not miss this chance to beef up your wine collection with over 150 labels from various renowned wine regions around the world at below market prices. Enjoy an evening sampling countless wines with our buffet spread of canapes, cheeses and Chefâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s specialties. Stand a chance to win selected wines, wine hampers and wine merchandise when you attend this event!

$45.00+ per Member â&#x20AC;˘ $50.00+ per Guest For more information or booking, please call 6467 4311 or email fb@britishclub.org.sg


GHOST SERIES II

Dramatic, yet graceful. Effortlessly simple, with cutting-edge technology. Ghost Series II forges a silent path of serenity through an ever-changing world. No ordinary power. Experience it for yourself.

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Singapore Eurokars Group, 29 Leng Kee Road Singapore 159099 Tel +65 6475 3113 www.rolls-roycemotorcars-singapore.com Š Copyright Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited 2015. The Rolls-Royce name and logo are registered trademarks.


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ONGOING ACTIVITIES

BINGO NIGHTS

FOR CHILDREN Children’s Art & Crafts Every Saturday, Verandah Café: 3.00pm to 6.00pm (No class when there is Little Chef)

FOR TEENS Teen Committee Every 3rd Thursday of the month, 7.30pm

FOR ADULTS Mahjong Every Monday: 10.00am to 12.00pm Craft Ladies Every Tuesday: 10.00am to 3.00pm with a lunch break

Tuesdays, 6 & 20 October 8.00pm

It is going to be BINGO FUN! So bring your friends and get ready to shout

BINGO!

Club Balut Every 2nd Tuesday of the month, Windsor Terrace, 8.00pm onwards Chinese Brush Painting Classes Every Friday: 9.00am to 11.00am Pub Quiz Nights Alternate Wednesday, The Windsor Arms, 8.00pm onwards Bingo Nights Alternate Tuesday, The Windsor Arms: 8.00pm onwards Sweep Night Every Saturday Night: 8.00pm, 9.00pm & 10.00pm Bridge Every Wednesday, 7.00pm to 10.00am

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Book Club Every 3rd Tuesday of the month, 8.00pm Pitter Chatter Every Thursday, Activity Hub: 10.00am to 11.30am

QUIZ NIGHTS Wednesdays, 14 & 28 October 8.00pm

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CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING: Yap Sin Guan Tel: 9666 8994 BALUT: David Quinn Tel: 6572 7028 Email: quinndj@singnet.com.sg

BRIDGE GROUP: Rajesh Chhabara Tel: 9008 7095 Email: rajesh.chhabara@csrworks.com

MUSIC SECTION: Andy Sullivan Email: andysullivan9@gmail.com

Tel: 8268 8252

CRAFT Ladies: Maggie Ashman Tel: 8606 1120 Email: mandpashman@yahoo.co.uk

MAHJONG: Fiona Corbett Tel: 9841 9058

Pit your wits against other teams over five rounds of quizzes.

BOOK CLUB (Evening Group) Tel: 6410 1144

In addition to weekly prizes, teams will accumulate points on a per season basis. The team with the most points at the end of the season wins a Grand prize!

Email: Corbett.fiona83@gmail.com

Angela Ryan Email: angela.ryan@hotmail.co.uk Martin White Email: martinwhite2@gmail.com

Pitter Chatter

Tel: 6410 1144

Elaine Dutton Email: elainedutton2@gmail.com

Watch this space! Participation fee (for charity): Minimum $5.00 per participant For bookings or enquiries, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg

THE BRITISH CLUB

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OPEN HOUSE

A TASTE OF MEXICO WINE & GOURMET DINNER BY GUEST CHEF ARTURO FERNANDEZ

Sunday, 4 October 2015 10.00am to 5.00pm

Friday, 2 October 2015 • 7.30pm Mountbatten Room

Come and join us as we open the Club to one and all with a fantastic line up of games, entertainment and food as we bring a touch of Mexico to the British Club!

$98.00+ Member • $108.00+ Guest

Discover the uniqueness of wines from Argentina and Chile with us this October. Join us as we have Mr Guy Nussey, Regional Director of VCT Asia to share with us the uniqueness of the wine over a 5-course dinner specially prepared by Mexican Guest Chef Arturo Fernandez for the evening.

Welcome Drink

Casillero del Diablo Devils Collection Brut, Limari Valley, Chile --------------------------Yucatan style octopus Mounted on a creamy guacamole and served with a tostada Pampas del Sur Chardonnay, Tupungato, Mendoza, Argentina --------------------------Liquid Dish

Black gold Black bean scented cream with Santa Sheet, with a ballon cheese Marques de Casa Concha Pinot Noir, Limari Valley, Chile ---------------------------Main Course

Kekén axiote Maya pig marinated in adobo sauce on a creamy banana Macho And little salad X- Nipec Terrunyo Camenere Block 27, Peumo Vineyard, Cachapoal Valley, Chile ----------------------------Dessert

Chocolate biscuit Mole ice cream and yogurt soup Casillero del Diablo Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc, Maule Valley, Chile

MEXICAN CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH

AT MOUNTBATTEN ROOM Sunday, 4 October 2015 12.00pm to 2.30pm

$68.00+ Adult (inclusive of free flow of soft drinks and chilled juices)

$35.00+ Child* $118.00+ Adult (inclusive of free flow of Piper Heidsieck Brut N.V., house red and white wines)

Menu featuring…

Fresh seafood on ice with Mexican salsa dip, burritos, tacos, quesadillas, fajitas, Mexican spices marinated grills, santé fe pork rib, blackened bass Veracruz, assorted Mexican mini pastries and many more!


An entire week dedicated to delectable food by Guest Chef Arturo Fernandez, colourful costumes and the catchiest tunes from the rich culture of Mexico… You won’t be able to miss this Fiesta even if you wanted to! Chef Arturo Fernandez is co-owner of Restaurante Raiz (The Root Restaurant) in Mexico. He runs his restaurant serving modern Mexican creating new gastronomic trends using theory, technique, creativity and enthusiasm. He is also the Chairman of the Committee of the International Congress of Fusion Gastronomy in Mexico and has personally served many dignitaries and royalty throughout his career.

VIVA MEXICO:

LADIES LUNCHEON AND COOKING DEMONSTRATION BY GUEST CHEF ARTURO FERNANDEZ

Wednesday, 7 October 2015 11.30am to 2.00pm • The Elizabeth Suite

$65.00+ Member • $75.00+ Guest (inclusive of 3 course lunch and free flow wines)

TRES GENERACIONES AND EL TESORO TEQUILA TASTING Friday, 9 October 2015 • 7.00pm to 9.30pm The Windsor Arms Tres Generaciones is an award-winning super-premium tequila produced in Jalisco, Mexico. It was created in 1973 by Don Francisco Javier Sauza to honor the three successive generations of tequila makers of the Sauza family. El Tesoro is another brand of tequila produced in a distillery in Jalisco, Mexico. The family had maintained their history of producing tequila from their founding days till this date.

Join us this October for some tequila tasting in The Windsor Arms as we celebrate all things Mexican.

Join us for yet another exciting Ladies Luncheon as we bring in Mexican Guest Chef Arturo Fernandez. Prepare to tantalize your taste buds over a delectable 3 course Mexican lunch with a live cooking demonstration by him paired with special wines for the luncheon.

MEXICAN FIESTA POOL PARTY

Saturday, 10 October 2015 • 6.00pm to 10.00pm Verandah Café and Poolside

Buffet Price: $25.00+ Adults • $14.00+ Child* Oaxacan tamales Stuffed Turkey with black mole and Cotija cheese foam Mapu Sauvignon Blanc, Chile -----------------------------------------Pastor fish Marinated fish in 3 peppers with banana cream and tomato salsa and cilantro Mapu Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile ------------------------------------------Yogurt ice cream with cookies Marys and lemon zest ------------------------------------------Petit Fours Typical Mexican candies

Cap off the week with us as we draw the Mexican celebration to a close with games, music and entertainment by the pool with a mouthwatering barbeque and Mexican buffet. So get ready for colourful piñatas and great company as you groove to the sounds of Mexico!

Children who come in their best fancy dress stand a chance to win some wonderful prizes on the night! Brought to you by:

For enquiries and bookings, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg *Child: 12 years and below


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COMEDY NIGHT Thursday, 15 October 2015 • 8:30pm • The Windsor Arms

Host Scott Mitchell

Livy Loo

Wayne Cheong

Oliver Bear

Samuel See

Dan McGrath

Steph Dogfoot

Love Innit is an improvised comedy show where 6 comedians battle against each other over 4 rounds of comedy. 1 winner will emerge as the fastest and funniest based on audience vote. Join us in this one night only, comedy extravaganza like no other!

$40.00+ Member • $50.00+ Guest For more information or booking, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg

PITTER CHATTER

Counselling and Consulting for Change

Parents and Toddlers Group

The Change Group LLP

Thursdays • 10.00am to 11.30am • Activity Hub

Short Term Therapy (EMDR, CBT, Hypnosis) Gottman Couples Therapy and Workshops Emergenetics® Teambuilding, Coaching and Crisis Intervention

Tel: 9648 7176

Upcoming Gottman Couples Workshop Saturday 14th November 2015

Calling all mums, dads and toddlers. Join us every Thursday for a fun social gathering to meet other parents at the Club. This is a time to relax a bit and enjoy the company of each other while the little ones play.

TIME FOR CHANGE IF YOU DON’T DO IT FOR YOURSELF DO IT FOR YOUR LOVED ONES.

For bookings or enquiries, please call 64674311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg

English, French German, Dutch Korean & Hindi

THE CHANGE GROUP

9648 7176 admin@thechangegroup.sg

www.thechangegroup.sg

For bookings or enquiries, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg

THE BRITISH CLUB

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In celebration of

we are bringing back the

Danny & The Musicators

Back for the 2nd year running due to overwhelming response, we are bringing you one of Singapore’s most vibrant cultures for an evening of multi-sensory goodness – The Peranakan Night! Feast your eyes on the intricate sarong kebaya of the Nyonya and tap your feet to the catchy tunes of the Peranakan Voices; then dance the night away with no other than Danny & The Musicators! Prepare your tastebuds for a myriad of heavenly flavours from our delectable buffet spread of authentic (and delicious!) Peranakan food made using recipes that have spanned through generations. From the legendary ‘ayam buah keluak’ to ‘babi ponteh’ and ‘rendang’, not forgetting the lovely little treats like the ‘ondeh-ondeh’ and ‘ang ku kueh’ - you’ll definitely be spoilt for choice!

$85.00+ Member $95.00+ Guest

Inclusive of Dinner Buffet

For more information or booking, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg


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NEUROCERAMICS™ ‘LET’S GO ON A SAFARI!’ Thursday, 22 October • 10.00am to 11.00am • Activity Hub (For 18 months to 3 yrs old)

The NeuroCeramics™ ‘Let’s go on a Safari!’ programme for toddlers is rooted in the concept of Neuroeducation and helps pre-school children explore various Safari animals and their living environments using pottery as a platform. Children are introduced to clay, animals and their natural habitats to enhance awareness and knowledge while nurturing their creativity through interactive as well as parallel play. Key pottery techniques such as smooshing, slabbing and texturing/decorating on clay will be acquired in this course. Da Vinci Group (DVG) provides educational services for the enrichment of children. We stimulate creativity and productivity through the concept of Neuroeducation using multimodal teaching methodologies as a platform.

$43.00+ per Child *Minimum of 5 children for workshop to commence.

For more information or booking, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg

CHILDREN’S ARTS & CRAFTS Every Saturday (Except when there is Little Chef)

Cultivate your child’s creativity and imagination with weekly sessions of Arts & Crafts. With simple yet fun activities that indulge their curiosity and engage the senses, these sessions are carefully planned to cater to your children’s needs.

Time: 3.00pm to 6.00pm Venue: Mike Gorrie Playcentre For bookings or enquiries, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg

THE BRITISH CLUB

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LITTLE CHEF

SPOOKY ARTS & CRAFTS SPECIAL

Saturday, 10 October • 10.00am to 11.30am Verandah Café

Saturday, 24 October 2015 • 1.00pm to 2.00pm Activity Hub

You know Halloween is just around the corner when your pizzas start to have faces! Let your creativity roam free on your pizzas, with cheese mummies, pepperoni pumpkins and olive spiders – bring on the scares!

Be the coolest kids on the block with your own handcrafted trick-or-treat baskets! Not only are they really creepy, moms would be glad to know they serve a great purpose too!

CREEPY MINI PIZZAS

MINI MUMMY BASKETS

$15.00+ Member • $20.00+ Guest

$10.00+ Member Child $15.00+ Guest Child

Cancellations made less than a week before the event shall be billed the full price. Photos are for illustration purposes only.

iMAP SOCIAL GRACES, MY GROOMING & DINING ETIQUETTE

Saturdays, 21 & 28 November, 5 December • 10.00am to 1.00pm • Treetops Lounge (For 7 to 12 year olds)

It is never too early to inculcate good social etiquette in your child! Coupled with grooming and dining etiquette knowledge, children will be able to present themselves well and create positive impressions. Through interactive discussions, activities and games, participants are guided to be more aware of their appearance and conduct in various situations.

$360.00+ Member • $375.00+ Guest Minimum of 10 participants required for workshop to commence. Cancellations made after 4 November shall be billed the full price.

For more information or booking, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg

For bookings or enquiries, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg

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Saturday, 31 October • 6.00pm • Verandah Café

The biggest, craziest, and most hair-raising night of scares (and fun, of course!) is here again! Put on your costumes, slap on some scary make-up and come trick-or-treating with us! Gear up for some exciting stage games, an amazing magic show and a tribal fire act to light up the night! Get your hands into some candy crafts, face painting, and end the night with a magnificent display of fireworks! Enjoy all of these over a mouth-watering buffet spread of British and International favourites.

$48.00+ Member • $27.00+ Member Child $53.00+ Guest • $32.00+ Guest Child Buffet Dinner available at Verandah Café and The Windsor Arms *Reservations required. Book early to avoid disappointment. All bookings shall be confirmed on a first come first served basis via email.

For more information or to book, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg


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PRE-CHRISTMAS LADIES LUNCHEON:

A Handmade Christmas Wednesday, 11 November • 11.30am to 2.00pm The Elizabeth Suite

A Pre-Christmas treat for the ladies! Gather around for a traditional 3-course Christmas lunch and get your hands busy with some DIY decorating techniques to add a personal touch to your Christmas bakes this year.

Early Bird Price: $50.00+

(Book before 31 Oct)

$65.00+ Member • $75.00+ Guest

* Includes free flow wines

For enquiries and bookings, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the event shall be billed the full price.

The British Club Christmas Bazaar Tuesday & Wednesday, 17 & 18 November • 10.00am to 4.00pm • The Elizabeth Suite Spread the word, gather your friends and family, and let us welcome the festive season early this year with our annual pre-Christmas Bazaar! Discover hidden gems in our wide selection of bargains, including home decorations, fashionable accessories & tasty treats! The fair is open to one and all so be sure to tell everyone!

For more information or to book a stall at the bazaar, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg

For bookings or enquiries, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg

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Thursday, 31 December 2015 • The Elizabeth Suite • 8.00pm till late

Sail the high seas with us as we welcome the New Year in style and elegance! Join us at the captain's table and start off 2016 with a spectacular bang on board The British Club’s very own HMS Queen Victoria. We are pulling out all the stops, from a luxurious cocktail reception to a gourmet 5-course dinner and free flow wines and beers. Not forgetting fabulous music and entertainment by the excellent 10.seconds!

All aboard the HMS Queen Victoria!

EARLY BIRD PROMOTION

$198.00+

until 1 December

$238.00+ Member • $258.00+ Guest

*Prices include a glass of champagne to toast at midnight

Attire: Black Tie & Evening Dress

For enquiries, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg


BRITISH CLUB CHOIR by Joanne Jeyes Continuing on from last month’s article about the British Club (BC) Choir we interviewed Dominic Monteiro. Some say Dom is the don of the BC Choir. Others say he’s just the only bloke that regularly comes. Either way, Dom has been a stalwart in the choir since it started and a great advocate. What’s your background with music Dom? “Not much singing! I lived in Shanghai previously where I took a few solo jazz performance classes - but nothing too full on. I played the piano as a youngster and play infrequently now (but never in public!)” What do you enjoy about the choir? “I love that it is very informal and open to a range of standards and experience. Playing a small part in creating a sound that, when arranged well and all comes together, is a pretty good feeling. That’s what makes singing in a choir so enjoyable.” What do you hope the choir will achieve next season? “I hope that we get some more members. We especially need some more male voices. Apart from that I look forward to working with Elaine again - she is big news in Singapore and we’re lucky to have her available. She does amazing stuff with the cross section of talent that we have.” What would you say to those thinking of joining? “Give it a go. It’s pretty laid back and we are a friendly bunch. We’re still finding our feet (or lungs?) and some new blood is just what we need to move forward.”

Elaine Wan Chan - BC Choir Director Elaine is an award winning music composer and director in Singapore. She started her first composition at the tender age of eight and wrote a full length musical score ten years later! Since then she has covered many areas including teaching music at Anglo-Chinese School and composing her very own musical! Elaine has written and directed music for the National Day Parade, written for productions such as Aladdin and Cinderella and is currently working on the ever popular Dim Sum Dollies.

Join the British Club (BC) Choir Choir Every Monday, from now till 14 December BC Music Section Member BC Member Non-BC Member

$20.00+/session $25.00+/session $30.00+/session

$200.00+ for 12 sessions $250.00+ for 12 sessions $300.00+ for 12 sessions

For more information about the choir, please contact Andy Sullivan at: andysullivan9@gmail.com or SMS 82688252.


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BOOK CLUB Wednesday, 18 November • 8.00pm • Treetops Lounge If you love books and enjoy talking about the fascinating plot and characters, come mingle with a group of like-minded people and discuss the book of the month, specially selected to provoke plenty of in-depth discussion. The book being reviewed for the month is Make Me by Lee Child.

For more enquiries or to join the bi-monthly Book Club meetings, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg

TRY SAILING WITH KEPPEL BAY SAILING ACADEMY

Saturday, 28 November • 10.00am to 12.00pm OR 12.30pm to 2.30pm

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city… On a sailing boat! If you’ve never sailed before, or if you just want a short trip out to sea with the family, this experience is specially for you.

$45.00+ Member Adult • $25.00+ Member Child $55.00+ Guest Adult • $35.00+ Guest Child *Price includes packed light lunch on board & refreshments, and transport to and from Marina Keppel Bay **Each timing consists of 2 boats, limited to 8 people per boat ***Bookings are taken on a first-come-first-served basis

For enquiries, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg

RESORTS WORLD SENTOSA SINGAPORE

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S.E.A. Aquarium - the World’s Largest Aquarium Adventure Cove Waterpark- Asia’s Most Amazing Waterpark Regular Price Member Price Savings Adult/Child Adult/Child

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$61.00/$45.00

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$38.00/$28.00

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$20.00 /$15.00 Up to 47% Adventure Cove Waterpark

$36.00/$26.00

$20.00 /$15.00 Up to 44%

For ticket purchases of 10 or more, please book 1 week in advance. No minimum purchase required.

Purchases can be made at Reception. For enquiries, please contact recept@britishclub.org.sg Open Ocean Gallery

Prices are subject to change without prior notice. UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS SINGAPORE, RIDE THE MOVIES, Universal Globe logo, and all Universal elements and related indicia ™ & © Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

For bookings or enquiries, please call 6467 4311 or email activities@britishclub.org.sg

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SPORTS & FITNESS

SPORTS CONVENORS SPORTS CHAIRMAN Stephen Fulton Tel: 9321 3714 sportschairman@britishclub.org.sg CRICKET CONVENOR Todd Buck cricket@britishclub.org.sg GOLF CONVENOR Nicholas Merrow Smith golf@britishclub.org.sg FOOTBALL CONVENORS James Morris Tel: 9651 2556 football@britishclub.org.sg MARTIAL ARTS CONVENOR Adam Slater Tel: 9839 3303 martialarts@britishclub.org.sg

LOOKING TO SHED Those EXTRA KILOS?

Then start taking up personal training at the British Club with any of our friendly Fitness Trainers. Let them help you identify your goals and achieve them.

1 session*

5 sessions*

10 session*

$80 $375 $700 Group Training (Minimum of 2 persons)

$45 per person

Junior induction (Children aged 12 to 15 years old)

5 sessions* for $300

Kindly call 6410 1151 or email sports@britishclub.org.sg for more information. * 1 hour per session

SQUASH CONVENOR Craig Telmer Tel: 9738 5072 squash@britishclub.org.sg SWIMMING CONVENORS Emma Thomas Tory Morris Helen Tynan swimming@britishclub.org.sg TENNIS CONVENOR (MEN) Joel Krueger Tel: 9838 8870 tennismen@britishclub.org.sg TENNIS CONVENOR (LADIES) Sally Morris tennisladies@britishclub.org.sg SCUBA CONVENOR Karo De Beul scuba@britishclub.org.sg SPORTS & FITNESS sports@britishclub.org.sg Monday

• Ladies’ & Men’s Social Tennis • Pilates • Yoga

Tuesday

• Social Squash • Muay Thai • Tinytots Soccer

Wednesday • Water Aerobics • Yoga Thursday

• Social Squash • Pilates

Friday

• • • •

Pilates Water Aerobics Mixed Social Tennis Tinytots Soccer

Saturday

• • • • •

Karate Kids @ Studio Taekwondo @ Studio Football Matches Social Squash Cricket

Sunday

• Tinytots Soccer

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SPORT & FITNESS CLASSES

PILATES CLASS** - Instructor : Bob

Monday, Thursday & Friday : 8.30am to 9.30am • $20.00 per session* YOGA CLASS** - Instructor : Paulina Buck Monday & Wednesday : 9.30am to 11.00am • $20.00 per session* Water Aerobics - Instructor : Ismail Wednesday & Friday : 10.00am to 11.00am • $15.00 per session* MUAY THAI – Instructor : Eric Shia Tuesday: 9.00am to 10.15am & 6.00pm to 7.15pm (Introduction) 10.15am to 11.30am & 7.15pm to 8.30pm (Advanced) $160.00 per month (8 sessions)* $300.00 for two months (16 session)* Private Social Dance Lesson – Instructor : Richard Little $80.00 nett per session

NOTE: Members are advised to book one week in advance to secure a slot for each class. * Fee is exclusive of 7% GST ** $20.00 will be charged for no-show and guest fee for Yoga & Pilates Classes

For bookings, please contact the Sports Department at 6410 1173 or email sports@britishclub.org.sg


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PERSONAL TRAINING WITH AARON Members who frequent our Gym will be familiar with our resident trainer, Aaron Tay. In August, Aaron took part and won 3rd places in the Singapore Fitness Model Search 2015 and Asia Fitness Model Search 2015. The British Club would like to offer our heartiest congratulations to Aaron for his achievements. ‘Fighting fit, strength & toughness in mind and body’ is the core of Aaron’s training programs. Aaron treats each client differently, recognizing that what works for one person may not work for another. As a trainer/coach for more than 7 years, he believes in intense quality (rather than quantity) training programs that are rich in variety, challenging the muscles and cardiovascular system while focusing on the mind/body connection. Aaron’s specialities are Posture, Weight Management, Sport-Specific Training, Body Toning, Strength Training and Muay Thai KickBoxing

Drop Aaron a line at aarontay@britishclub.org.sg or call him at 64101151 for more information on personal training.

Check out our newly re-furbished Gym!

You may have noticed that The British Club’s Gym had undergone a makeover during the summer. Now with the renovation completed, we are pleased to present to you the re-furbished Gym with new floorings, paintwork and air-conditioning units. Come visit us now!

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SPORTS & FITNESS Golf:

GOLF SECTION HAPPENINGS By Nic Merrow-Smith Club News Our golf section had a little break from the hot sweaty golf of Asia for July and August, returning in September to challenge for the Ryder Cup at Raffles Country Club; result to be posted next month. We are more than halfway through our Order of Merit as we move into the critical period of the year. So please sign up and get your games in. There is a grand prize to be won and it’s not over ’till it’s over! Five games throughout the year will place you in a position to challenge for honours.

Quiz Nights The section is sponsoring a Quiz Team at The Windsor Arms Quiz Nights. If you a section member and are free on a Wednesday evening, join our fledging team for a beer/wine and dinner; a nominal charge will be made to your account. In our first outing we did well enough to secure at least one bottle of wine so come along and hang loose. Look out for the dates in the emails & Club News and just roll up.

Golf Tour to Phuket 6 to 8 November

Our autumn tour to Thailand is in the advance state of planning with three great courses identified and a match arranged. We now need the commitment from our golfing brethren. The Tour kicks off at the recently remodelled Laguna Phuket Golf Club, (formerly the Bayan Tree Golf Club). Investments in new greens, remodelled fairways, additional hazards and mature trees have turned the course from a resort course to one of the premier courses in Thailand. Day 2 brings us to the majestic Blue Canyon Country Club where we will be tackling the Canyon Championship Course which has hosted the Johnny Walker Classic 3 times. Renowned for it’s fast and true greens, doglegs and challenging Par 3’s, Golf Digest ranks the course amongst Thailand’s top 10. We will finish our tour on the sea front with a relaxing game on the Jack Nicklaus designed course at Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa. Famed for it’s breathtaking views of the Andaman Sea, this will be a very pleasant way to close out our golf trip and experience the wonders of Nicklaus’s risk-reward design strategy. Accommodation for Friday and Saturday night is at the Dusit Thani Laguna Hotel which provides plenty of options for the non-golfer to relax and enjoy the weekend. All are most welcome to join us. The cost per golfer (excluding airfare) is a reasonable $1095 per room on twin share basis, $1608 for a single room.

Day 1 – Laguna Phuket Golf Club

Day 2 - Blue Canyon Country Club

For more details and enquiries, call 6410 1152 or email sports@britishclub.org.sg. Day 3 - Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa

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Results & Standings

Up and Coming Events

British Club Golf Section

October Medal:

Standings after 6 of 10 Events

Position Name

Points Scored

No. Of Rounds

Sunday, 25 October, 8.00am, Southlinks Country Club, Batam

1

57.5

6

November Medal: Friday, 20 November, 1.00pm, Raffles Country Club, Lake Course

John Bussell

2

Nicholas Merrow-Smith

45.0

6

3

Paul Nikkel

38.5

5

4

Mark Nikkel

30.5

3

5

David Christie

28.0

5

6

Colin Allcard

24.5

3

7

Oliver Stoffel

19.0

4

8

Richard Holloway

17.5

2

9

Charles Pierron

13.0

3

T10

David Kempton

11.0

1

T10

James Bussell

11.0

3

T10

Daniel Merrow-Smith

11.0

3

13

Andrew Bond-Webster

10.5

2

T14

Steven Hodge

9.5

1

T14

Kevin Gibson

9.5

2

16

Bui Tham Dinh

9.0

2

17

Graeme Jacombs

8.5

2

T18

Mike Humphrey

8.0

1

T18

John Sayers

8.0

1

20

Daniel Germain

7.0

1

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Interested parties, please contact Wan Lay Chi at wanlaychi@britishclub.org.sg

The British Club Football Team Has New JerseyS!

Special thanks to The Fry Group for their kind sponsorship to the British Club’s Football team’s jerseys.

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SPORTS & FITNESS Tennis:

A Whole Load of Balls

By Louise Wood

Well Kitted Out

BC Teams raring to go in their new tennis kit.

A new look for the ladies WITS teams and the STA teams this season who will all be sporting British Club team kits in club colours. Sponsored by Stamford American International School, the kits are the result of hard work by Ladies Convenor, Sally Morris and members of the Sports Committee.

Tip from the Pro Footwork can be complex but one simple idea is to understand when to play off the ‘front’ foot and when to play off the ‘back’ foot. As a right-handed player, when I get a shorter forehand ball with less momentum, I would step forward into the ball leading with my left foot, taking care not to step across my body so as to allow my right hip to follow through after contact. To return a wide or deep forehand, which has more momentum, I would shift my weight to my back foot, which as a right-hander is my right foot, giving myself a bit of extra time to adjust and find a good contact point. Have a practise next time you are on court and see if you can feel the difference. David Waggett, BC Coach

To book a tennis lesson contact Sajan at Sajan@britishclub.org.sg

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Court Make-Over

Players at the Welcome Back Tennis Social making good use of the newly resurfaced courts.

All four BC courts were successfully re-surfaced over the summer. They’d been feeling a bit blue – quite literally, you may have noticed the blue-colour run-off after heavy rain. All went according to schedule and most of the work was completed over the section’s quiet period in July. The new surfaces should be good for at least another 3 years.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

October 2015 Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu Whopping Dessert Thursday Pitter Chatter Social Squash Pilates

1

5 6 7 8 October Promotion @ Verandah Café & The Windsor Arms* German Sausages Promotion @ Scores* Sweet Child of Mine Monday Mahjong Ladies’ & Men Social Tennis Pilates Yoga

Bingo Vietnamese Giant River Prawns Promotion @ Mountbatten Room* Pizza Loving Tuesday Craft Ladies Social Squash Muay Thai Tinytots Soccer

Mexican Fiesta: Ladies Luncheon Wacky Buddy Wednesday Bridge Water Aerobics Yoga

Members Connect Night Whopping Dessert Thursday Pitter Chatter Social Squash Pilates

12 13 14 15 Sweet Child of Mine Monday Mahjong Ladies’ & Men Social Tennis Pilates Yoga

Pizza Loving Tuesday Balut Craft Ladies Social Squash Muay Thai Tinytots Soccer

Wacky Buddy Wednesday Pub Quiz Bridge Water Aerobics Yoga

Comedy Night Whopping Dessert Thursday Pitter Chatter Golf Section Social Social Squash Pilates

19 20 21 22 CLUB CLOSURE FOR ANNUAL EMPLOYEES’ DINNER & DANCE

Sweet Child of Mine Monday Mahjong Ladies’ & Men Social Tennis Pilates Yoga

Pizza Loving Tuesday Bingo Craft Ladies Social Squash Muay Thai Tinytots Soccer

Pizza Loving Tuesday Craft Ladies Social Squash Muay Thai Tinytots Soccer

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Wacky Buddy Wednesday Bridge Water Aerobics Yoga

NeuroCeramics™ ‘Let’s go on a Safari!’ Whopping Dessert Thursday Pitter Chatter Social Squash Pilates

Pub Quiz Wacky Buddy Wednesday Bridge Water Aerobics Yoga

Whopping Dessert Thursday Pitter Chatter Social Squash Pilates

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*Promotion till 31 October 2015


CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Fri

Sat

57

Sun

NOVEMBER 2 3 4 2015 Mexican Fiesta: Wine & Gourmet Dinner Friday Night Live @ The Windsor Arms Chinese Brush Painting Classes Salsa Pilates Water Aerobics Mixed Social Tennis

Terry & Robyn: Live Music @ The Windsor Arms Children’s Arts & Crafts Karate Taekwondo Football Social Squash Cricket Sweep

Mexican Fiesta: Open House Mexican Champagne Brunch Teen Social Tinytots Soccer

9 10 11 Mexican Fiesta: Tequila Tasting Friday Night Live @ The Windsor Arms Chinese Brush Painting Classes Salsa Pilates Water Aerobics Mixed Social Tennis

Mexican Fiesta: Pool Party Little Chef: Creepy Mini Pizzas Terry & Robyn: Live Music @ The Windsor Arms Karate Taekwondo Football Social Squash Cricket Sweep

4-course Set Lunch @ Mountbatten Room Teen Social Tinytots Soccer

LISTINGS

Bodegas Altanza Estate Wine & Gourmet Dinner Friday, 6 November

Pre-Christmas Ladies Luncheon: a Handmade Christmas

Wednesday, 11 November

16 17 18 Friday Night Live @ The Windsor Arms Chinese Brush Painting Classes Salsa Pilates Water Aerobics Mixed Social Tennis

Peranakan Night Terry & Robyn: Live Music @ The Windsor Arms Children’s Arts & Crafts Karate Taekwondo Football Social Squash Cricket Sweep

4-course Set Lunch @ Mountbatten Room Teen Social Tinytots Soccer

Christmas Bazaar Tuesday & Wednesday, 17 & 18 November

iMap Social Graces, My Grooming & Dining Etiquette Saturday, 21 & 28 November, 5 December

23 24 25 Friday Night Live @ The Windsor Arms Chinese Brush Painting Classes Salsa Pilates Water Aerobics Mixed Social Tennis

Spooky Arts & Crafts Specials: Mini Mummy Baskets Terry & Robyn: Live Music @ The Windsor Arms Karate Taekwondo Football Social Squash Cricket Sweep

Friday Night Live @ The Windsor Arms Chinese Brush Painting Classes Salsa Pilates Water Aerobics Mixed Social Tennis

Halloween & Guy Fawkes Night Terry & Robyn: Live Music @ The Windsor Arms Children’s Arts & Crafts Karate Taekwondo Football Social Squash Cricket Sweep

Sunday Seafood Champagne Brunch @ Mountbatten Room Teen Social Tinytots Soccer October Golf Medal

30 31

Please note: The information above is correct at time of printing and is subject to change without prior notice.

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RECIPROCAL CLUB SPOTLIGHT

SHANGHAI RACQUET CLUB & APARTMENTS

The Shanghai Racquet Club & Apartments - SRCA - is a unique development in China, focusing not only leasing of real estate but also providing a diverse range of facilities throughout the compound to enhance the experience of quality and luxury living on the compound. The Shanghai Racquet Club - SRC - is the heart and soul of SRCA. SRC Members enjoy year around tennis and other racquet sports, swimming, fitness and beauty spa facilities and a full menu of services and activities for every member of the family. The Club facility includes: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

6 tennis courts, 6 indoor hard courts, 1 stadium hard court 2 squash courts 60-meter long outdoor swimming pool with sandy bottom and 3 jacuzzis Tennis, swimming, squash, aerobics tuition by international certified professionals Beach volleyball Indoor swimming pool with lap lane, lagoon pool and jacuzzi Basketball, badminton and table tennis areas Fully equipped state-of-art fitness centre and aerobics studio Billiard and game room Casual and fine dining facilities Pub Banquet and conference facilities Supervised childcare center and children playground Comfortable locker rooms and lounges Library Dragonfly Therapeutic Retreat with Hair & Nail Salon Grocery and deli store On-site medical clinic 12 club suites accommodation

Shanghai Racquet Club & Apartment Lane 555 Jinfeng Lu, Hua Cao Town, Minhang District, Shanghai 201107 PRC Tel: 2201-0888 / 0008 For more information, please visit www.src.com.cn or email recept@britishclub.org.sg THE BRITISH CLUB


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OPERATING HOURS OPERATING HOURS AT THE CLUB

Reception in Main Lobby Daily: 8.00am to 11.00pm

The Windsor Arms Sunday to Thursday: 12.00pm to 11.00pm Friday, Saturday and Eve of Public Holidays: 12.00pm to 1.00am

6467 4311

Administrative Office Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 6.15pm

Verandah Café / Verandah Terrace Monday to Sunday including Public Holiday: 9.00am to 10.30pm (last order for food and drink: 10.15pm)

Food & Beverage Office (Banquet Sales & Events) Monday to Friday: 9.00am to 6.15pm Saturday: 10.00am to 7.00pm

Scores Sports Bar and Restaurant Bar: 8.00am to 11.00pm (Last order: 10.45pm) Restaurant: 11.30am to 11.00pm (Last food order: 10.15pm)

Membership Sales Monday to Sunday: 9.00am to 6.15pm Rabley Room & Library Daily: 8.00am to 11.00pm The Activity Hub (for 7 to 14 years old) Tuesday to Friday: 2.00pm to 7.00pm Saturday, Sunday, Eve of Public Holidays and Public Holidays: 9.00am to 9.00pm Closed on Mondays Treetops Terrace & Lounge Open during Club and private events. Jackpot Room Monday to Sunday: 12.00pm to 10.00pm The Mountbatten Room is closed on Mondays Sunday, 12.00pm to 3.00pm, 6.00pm to 11.00pm Tuesday to Thursday 6.00pm to 11.00pm Pre-dinner drinks from 6.00pm Dinner commences at 6.30pm (last food order: 9.30pm) Friday and Saturday (Pre-dinner drinks from 6.00pm)

6.00pm to midnight Dinner commences at 6.30pm (last food order: 10.30pm)

Splash Bar Monday to Thursday: 9.00am to 8.00pm Friday to Sunday and Public Holiday: 9.00am to 9.00pm Main Swimming and Children’s Pool Daily: 6.00am to 9.30pm Mike Gorrie Playcentre (for 2 to 7 years old) Monday to Wednesday: 9.00am to 7.00pm Thursday to Sunday: 9.00am to 9.00pm Video Games Room Daily: 9.00am to 10.30pm Windsor Shop Monday to Thursday: 11.00am to 10.00pm Friday to Sunday and Public Holiday: 10.00am to 10.00pm Sports Centre Information: Court Booking Pro Shop Daily: 8.00am to 10.00pm Gymnasium Daily: 6.00am to 10.00pm Chinois Spa Sunday to Wednesday: 10.00am to 6.00pm Thursday to Saturday: 10.00am to 9.45pm (Based on

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