The Middlesex Hospital, London Celebrations 2019
Friday 30th August – Sunday 1st September 2019
A weekend of celebrations for The Middlesex Hospital, London is taking place from Friday 30th August – Sunday 1st September 2019, which is open to anyone who worked and trained at The Middlesex Hospital in London. This is a special opportunity not to be missed, for individual year groups to meet up for a nostalgic weekend.
Meet up and reminisce
Friday and Sunday will allow individual year groups to meet up, reminisce, drink, dine together and take advantage of the various tours of Fitzrovia arranged by the Camden Guides Association, which will include the Fitzrovia Chapel (formerly The Middlesex Hospital Chapel).
The all-day Symposium
The highlight of the celebrations will be an all-day Symposium on Saturday 31st August with 14 speakers at the Institute of Education. The talks will cover a wide spectrum of ‘life at The Middlesex’.
In the evening there will be a Gala Dinner for 500 guests (people can bring their spouses) at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms. The climax will be a celebrity after-dinner speaker followed by sketches by the MD’s past and present.
All the tickets for the gala dinner are now sold out.
We can add you to our reserve list so that In the event of a cancellation you can purchase a ticket. Places will be allocated in strict order of application. Tickets are still open for the All-Day Symposium.
A book: “Life at The Middlesex”
We are planning to publish a comprehensive book, ready to order, which will include abstracts of the 14 talks at the Institute of Education, anecdotes, histories of the departments and schools of The Middlesex, famous staff, the Acts of Mercy paintings, MD concerts, sporting achievements, and much more.
How to book
This web site provides information on all the events and how to book the conference, gala dinner (reserve list only) and tours of Fitzrovia. Guided Walks and Symposium tickets can be booked now. There are details about accommodation which include links to UCL halls of residence and hotels in the area.
Drinks Reception in the Fitzrovia Chapel
8pm – 9.30pm Saturday 31st August
If you are attending the Symposium and were unable to purchase a ticket for the Gala Dinner you may be interested in attending a drinks reception in the Fitzrovia Chapel. It will be the perfect opportunity to reminisce, socialise and meet old colleagues in the grandeur of the breath-taking chapel.
Tickets are £21.55 and are in aid of the Fitzrovia Chapel Foundation. Book tickets here
BBQ at Chandos House – MHMS entry in 1969
Linking in with the Middlesex Hospital celebrations, Nigel Cooke and Charles Shepherd have organised a reunion for medical students and partners who trained there between 1969 and 1974.
They have hired the Garden Terrace rooms (in doors and out doors) at Chandos House – an historic grade 1 listed building that forms part of the Royal Society of Medicine in London W1 – for a very informal summer evening BBQ and bar event on Friday 30th August
If anyone – hospital and medical school staff, nurses, physios et al – who were working or training at this time are interested in joining us on the Friday evening, please get in touch for more information on how to reserve a place.
Tel: 01453 885462
Summer Concert – The Fitzrovia Chapel (The former Middlesex Hospital Chapel)
There are still a few tickets available for this concert, to be given by the world famous Allegri String Quartet, on Sunday 16 June 2019 at 1100. The tickets are £55 per person and this includes an interval drink. If you would like to apply for a ticket please firstname.lastname@example.org
Countdown to the start of the Middlesex Hospital Celebrations on 30th August 2019
Plan your Middlesex Hospital Celebrations
Visit our booking page to reserve your place at our all-day conference with 14 speakers and lunch as well as the Gala Dinner. Booking is not open until late October, but you can register your interest in the meantime.