Surviving or Thriving: Mental Health Awareness Week event

Kilburn & Strode and IP Inclusive are delighted to invite you to an event on Thursday 11th May, during Mental Health Awareness Week.

The event will cover what steps we can each take to thrive, rather than just survive, by looking after our mental health and building resilience to cope with the demands of life.

This event is open to everyone, including fee earners and support staff. We encourage as many IP professionals to attend and hopefully take back insights and learning to their places of work.

Where: Kilburn & Strode, 20 Red Lion Street, London, WC1R 4PJ

When: Thursday 11th May from 5.30pm. Panel discussion and Q&A will start at 6pm, close and refreshments at 7pm

Reserve your place: here  

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The IP Ball

The IP Ball Committee would like to invite you to A Night in Neverland, in support of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.

This year’s ball will be held on Saturday 15th July, at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms.

To celebrate never growing up, a drinks reception will commence at 7pm, followed by a three-course dinner at 7.30pm, with live entertainment to follow before we all fly home at 1am. The dress code is black tie, although pirate hats and fairy dust are encouraged!

Tickets are now on sale at £105 per person. This year, unlimited drinks between the hours of 9.30 and 11.30 are available for an additional cost of £35, this can be purchased now or added to your ticket at a later date.

To purchase a ticket, please complete this form, or contact 2017ipball@gmail.com should you wish to purchase more than two tickets for your firm/organisation. The deadline for purchasing tickets is 15th June 2017.

For more information and updates on the IP ball, see the IP Ball Facebook page and the IP Ball page on the Yellow Sheet blog in the coming months.

We look forward to seeing you there!

The IP Ball Committee

IPBall Invite 15th July 2017

Cambridge Informals Event – 15th March

Trainees in and around Cambridge are invited to come along for a drink at The Grain & Hop Store on Wednesday 15th March.

Join us to celebrate the end of EQEs (or the pre-EQE), and enjoy a free drink or two. If you would like to be added to the mailing list for future Cambridge events, please contact me at gavin.dundas@reddie.co.uk.

 

Gavin Dundas
Cambridge Regional Secretary

Birmingham Christmas social

Date:               Wednesday 14th December

Time:             5.30 pm onwards

Venue:            Upstairs at Cherry Reds, 92 John Bright St, Birmingham B1 1PU

 

Come along after work and enjoy some festive cheer at the Birmingham Informals December social – there may even be a free drink from Santa if you’ve been good this year!

 

Look forward to seeing you there.

 

Becky (rlovell@marks-clerk.com)

Informals London Christmas Social: TONIGHT

Tonight – 6:00pm – CIPA Hall (95 Chancery Lane, WC2A 1DT)

Christmas has come around again so it’s time to dust off your Santa hats and get yourselves down to CIPA Hall for a festive drink and a mince pie. Make the most of the Christmas season and squeeze in another cheeky drinks event! Come down after work and enjoy a few drinks and those who are still around later on can reconvene in a local pub. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Just let us know if you have any questions.

Duncan (duncan.bull@carpmaels.com) and Kate (k.voller@cleveland-IP.com)

*The Informals London Social Secs*

Informals London Christmas Social

Monday 12th December – 6:30pm – CIPA Hall (95 Chancery Lane, WC2A 1DT)

Christmas has come around again so it’s time to dust off your Santa hats and get yourselves down to CIPA Hall for a festive drink and a mince pie. Make the most of the Christmas season and squeeze in another cheeky drinks event! Come down after work and enjoy a few drinks and those who are still around later on can reconvene in a local pub. Looking forward to seeing you there.

Just let us know if you have any questions.

Duncan (duncan.bull@carpmaels.com) and Kate (k.voller@cleveland-IP.com)

*The Informals London Social Secs*

IP band night – Christmas gig

On December the 13th, a selection on Europe’s greatest Intellectual Property bands, (including The Black IPs, The ChIP Shop Boys and IP Freely and the Incontinents) are playing live at The Old Nick, and they are bigger and better than ever! The bands will begin at 6PM so bring your bells, bring your sleigh and let them entertain you!

Best of all, all money raised goes to the charity Together for Short Lives.  Please do come along for a good cause and Christmas cheer. 

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London Informals Social – 22 November

Date: Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Time: 6pm

Venue: Bounce Ping Pong Bar and Restaurant, 121 Holborn, London

 

Shake off any remaining post-exam blues and come along to the next London Informals Social event. We have planned an energetic, fun-filled evening of ping pong at Bounce on Tuesday 22nd November at 6pm – make sure you put the date in your diary!

 

We will, of course, be providing some drinks to get the evening started!

 

We look forward to seeing lots of you there!

 

Kate and Duncan (London Social Secs)

Fellows and Associates event: *open to all*

**Further to our earlier post, confirmation that this event is open to all, not just associates**

There’s still time to sign up! (see below)

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Fellows and Associates event: London, 24 August

Extended Deadline – Monday 22nd August

Just a reminder that Fellows and Associates are hosting an evening of bowling, beers and canapés on Wednesday 24th August at All Star Lanes Holborn.

 

The event will begin at 18:30 with an hour of bowling before drinks and canapés are served in a private area of the venue’s bar.

 

Contact Phillipa Holland at Fellows and Associates (phillipa.holland@fellowsandassociates.com) for further information and to book. Please note a £15 fully refundable deposit is required in order to secure your place, which will be held and reimbursed by the Informals treasury.