Annual Dinner

 

The Annual Dinner of the Society is usually held on the second Wednesday in December. Members are entitled to attend as part of their membership, and are encouraged to bring guests to the evening.

After a long run at what was the Station Hotel, the members were made very welcome at the Salutation Hotel in Perth.

The event is seen by some as the highlight of Perth social life and is maintained as a traditional black tie event for members, with the top table sporting white tie and tails.

The task of organising the dinners is one of the most admired, but least sought after positions.

Over the years great strides have been made from the recorded 34 speeches, 2 songs (one of which having 16 verses), to the more manageable of around 8 with 2 intervals.

 

Toast list from 1877.

   
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