Birmingham Social: TONIGHT!

Venue: Bacchus Bar
Time: 6pm

Congratulations to everyone that sat EQEs last week and received welcome news on Monday morning. A quick reminder for the next Informals event tonight from 6pm. First drink is free, so please come along and reward your hard work.

Daniel Wolstenholme
Midlands Representative


December Socials

The Informals’ Social and Regional Secretaries have been busy organising events for you across the UK. We hope you can make it to one of them.

Some of the events are mentioned in the November issue of the Yellow Sheet, which should be making its way to your desks soon. This month’s issue has info on upcoming socials and lots of education-related news. If you really can’t wait for it to arrive you can download a copy from the CIPA website now (

  • Trainees in the Midlands may be interested in attending the Informals’ Christmas dinner on 09 December in Nottingham. Email Sara Holland for more details or to confirm your attendance.
  • As previously mentioned on the blog, the first event in the South West of England has been postponed until 04 December. Trainees in the South West and in South Wales are invited to Goldbrick House, Park Street, Bristol, from 6pm. The event is being subsidised by the Informals, so everyone who attends will get a free drink! Please contact Simon Carobene if you can attend or would like more information.
  • The London Social Secretaries invite you all to the annual Informals’ Christmas Party. Come along for a festive get together at CIPA Hall, Thursday 18 December from 6.30pm ‘til late. Festive drinks and mince pies will be provided. Contact Barbara Durling for more info.
  • Trainees in Birmingham should keep an eye on the blog and check for emails from Daniel Wolstenholme about December drinks at the Christmas market in Birmingham.

Advance notice – Informals social in Birmingham

The next Informals Birmingham drinks will be on Thursday 23 August, starting at around 1730, at The Victoria.

Further details in due course!

Birmingham Drinks – 25 April

Another drinks event for CIPA members in the Birmingham area will be held on 25 April 2012 at Penny Blacks Wine & Ale House, in The Mailbox, from 5:30 pm onwards.  Email Jack Gunning if you intend to come, so that we can gauge numbers in advance.

Informals Birmingham drinks

There will be an Informals drinks event for members in Birmingham on Wednesday 7 December, starting at 5:30 p.m. in Penny Blacks Wine & Ale House (in the Mailbox; see the map below). Continue reading