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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Social Events

Listed below are the social events we currently have confirmed. More events will be added in the coming months.


Drinks reception for International delegates

Date: Sunday, 28 June
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Place: Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Price: £0

Professor Sir Simon Wessely and the Honorary Officers of the Royal College of Psychiatrists cordially invite you to a reception to welcome overseas delegates to our International Congress 2015.

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Blake Marsh Welcome Reception

Date: Monday, 29 June
Time: 18:50 - 20:00
Place: ICC, Birmingham
Price: £0

Please book your place online during registration




trainee's dinner

Date: Tuesday, 30 June
Time: 20:00
Place: Piccolino Restaurant
Price: £40 per person

On the Tuesday evening of the Congress there will be a delicious dinner for trainees and students, which will be attended by special guest Professor Sir Simon Wessely, the President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. This will be a great opportunity to meet the President, and other trainees and students, in an informal and convivial atmosphere. We do hope that you can join us and look forward to seeing you there. Please book your place online during registration.




Gala Dinner

Date: Wednesday, 1 July
Time: 20:00 for 20:30
Place: The Great Hall, Aston Webb Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TT
Price: £65 per person

The Great Hall is located in the University’s original, late-Victorian red-brick building, The Aston Webb. Its elegant entrance draws you into an opulent marble foyer under the stately rotunda and domed ceiling of the foyer, with its wonderful example of trompe l’oeil painting; before dining and celebrating in the stained-glass grandeur of the hall itself. Please book your place online during registration.




Academic Faculty and Pathfinder Fellowship Dinner Date

Monday, 29 June

Time: 19:00

Place: Hyatt Regency Hotel

Price: £55 per person

We are pleased to formally invite you to the Faculty of Academic Psychiatry and Pathfinder Fellowship Dinner which is being held during International Congress week. The dinner will take place at Hyatt Regency Hotel (which has an interconnecting walkway with the ICC) on Monday 29 June 2015. The evening will begin with a drinks reception at 7.00pm, followed by dinner at 8.00pm.

The President, Professor Sir Simon Wessely, will be guest of honour at the dinner and the evening will be attended by Faculty members, College Officers and staff as well as the Pathfinder Fellows. The Pathfinder Fellowship is a 3 year award given to medical students in their penultimate year of medical school who demonstrate a serious interest in psychiatry.

The cost of the event will be £55, and this will include reception drinks along with the set menu. You are very welcome to bring a guest to the evening but please note there will be a predetermined seating plan. If you would like to attend please Register securely online by clicking the 'book online now button' below.

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