A reunion is a perfect way to rekindle old friendships and check in on how your friends’ lives have been progressing.
We’ve pulled together some advice that has been gathered over the years to help your reunion go off without a hitch.
Set 96 Reunion – 15th June 2022
Late 50th Anniversary reunion to be held at the "Bishop's Finger", (opposite King Henry V111 gate) 9-10 West Smithfield, EC1A 9JR Commencing from 11am, light lunch and tea and coffee included. Any queries contact Jane McDonald email@example.com
Calling all Barts Nurses in the South West – 17th June 2022
Calling all Barts Nurses in the South West! We are having a Cream tea party and Tour of the Gardens at Cadhay, Ottery St Mary, EX11 1QT from 2.30 - 5pm. If you are interested in attending please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Set 43 Reunion – 3rd Sept 2022
We are looking to host the Set 43 Reunion on Saturday the 3rd of September 2022. This is the first reunion as plans for 2020 were canceled due to Covid. Please note the venue will be confirmed soon. If you are interested in attending please email: email@example.com
Planning a Reunion
The following venues (along with a large number of others) in the vicinity of Barts are available for hire. Since Covid, there have been a number of business closures. The following list was updated in June 2021.
St Bartholomew’s Hospital, North Wing
Rooms for hire are James Gibbs Flat, Peggy Turner Room, Treasurer’s Room, Guild Room and Henry VIII Room. All food must be provided by the Banqueting Manager.
For more information contact:
Ms J. Wellington, Banqueting Manager, North Wing, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, EC1A 7BE
Tel: 020 3465 5800
24-30 West Smithfield, London, EC1A 9HB
Recent set reunions have found the hotel very helpful. Happy to set an area aside, to pre-book meals etc.
Smiths of Smithfield
Provides a function room.
67-77 Charterhouse St., London, EC1M 6HJ
Tel: 020 7251 7950
18-21 Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6AH
Tel: 020 7012 3717
Contact the Events Manager.
Will open on Saturdays for Barts nurses’ reunions.
PLEASE NOTE! SOME VENUES MAY CHARGE A NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT.
A helping hand
Due to a very generous bequest, we are able to offer some financial support to help with organised reunions. Please contact the League Treasurer via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Information for your set regarding the advantages of becoming a League member can be arranged if you contact us in advance. We have leaflets, business cards and pens available, on request. The Trust Archivist will help with who was in your set.
Tel: 020 3465 5798 or email: email@example.com
Hospital tours & gift shop
It is no longer possible to organise a tour of the hospital as the department responsible for this has been disbanded.
The Guild Shop is situated on the ground floor of the King George V Building and is open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4 pm.
It may be possible to arrange for the shop to open on a Saturday. If you would like this, please either telephone them on 020 3465 6382 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also copy Steve Bench (email@example.com) to this request as he will ensure a volunteer is available if at all possible.
Promoting your reunion
If you’d like to promote your reunion on the website please provide us with the necessary details for the reunion. We also welcome reports and photos of your set reunion. We are happy to feature these on both the website and our social media channels. We can also forward these to the editor of the League News for inclusion in the next issue.