The Tiger Dinner on Saturday night (2nd February 2019) will be held at the Victoria Hall located in the centre of the lovely, traditional English market town of Oakham in the County of Rutland. Known as The Agricultural Hall from its construction, the building was utilised as a meeting place and library for Rutland’s farmers. In 1899 the name was changed to The Victoria Hall and the hall was formally established as a charity.
This unique Victorian Grade II listed building has a rich history, charm and character.
Over the years the building has been the focus of social life for the town and county. Major events such as Hunt Balls and Dinner Dances hosted by many of the local employers were held in the hall during the 1950’s to the 1970’s.
The 'black tie' dinner will be held from 7pm for 7-30 with 'carriages at midnight'.
A full bar with beer provided by Everards of Leicester will accompany the traditional 'bangers n mash',
followed by a guest speaker introduced by Ian Walker representing the John Merricks Sailing Trust. (JMST)