On Saturday 18th April 2015 the association held its 149th Anniversary Dinner at Headingley Golf Club. This was the first time that we have used this venue for the anniversary dinner and it seemed to be very popular with the guests, especially as the food choice and quality were judged to be excellent. Photographs taken during the evening can be … Continue reading “Report on the 2015 Anniversary Dinner – with Photos !”
The President and Council of the Leeds Association of Engineers would like to wish all members, their families and friends a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous 2015. We hope to see you at some or all of the forthcoming events in our programme. This year we will celebrate 150 years since formation. The first anniversary dinner was held in 1866 and … Continue reading “Happy New Year !!!”
The 148th LAE Anniversary Dinner was held on Friday 9th May 2014. (Photos at the end of the report) This year the dinner was moved to the month of May to avoid the chilly wet weather of February. As before the venue was ‘Leeds Seventeen’. Special guests were the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Leeds, Councillor Tom Murray … Continue reading “Report on the 2014 Anniversary Dinner – with Photos !”
Members of the Leeds Association of Engineers have been invited to join our good friends the Keighley Association of Engineers to celebrate their 114th Anniversary at a dinner to be held on Friday 25th April. (Full details are on their dinner form…) ‘Keighley Engineers’ have supported us at our annual dinners for many years and it would be a good … Continue reading “Keighley Association of Engineers – 114th Anniversary Dinner…..”
Here are some photographs from the dinner held on Friday 22nd April 2013. It was held at ‘Leeds Seventeen’ in Alwoodley, Leeds. The guest speaker was Pete Finlay, Senior Flight Engineer on Concorde who gave an illustrated talk entitled ‘Concorde: The End of a Dream’. Top table guests included the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor Ann Castle, accompanied by her … Continue reading “147th Anniversary Dinner – February 2013”
The association was formed in 1865 and in 1925 a Diamond Jubilee Dinner was held. In the papers of the late Bill Shelton we discovered a photograph, believed to be an extract from a journal of that time, showing members and guests from kindred associations. A hand written note in the border informs us that there were two surviving members … Continue reading “Diamond Jubilee Dinner 1925”
These are pictures from the 2011 145th Annual Dinner. Click on a picture to start a slideshow.
On Friday 26th February 2010, the 144th Leeds Association of Engineers Annual Dinner was held at the ‘Leeds Seventeen’ restaurant. The principle guests this year included Clr. Judith Mary Elliot (The Lord Mayor of Leeds), Rev. Canon Tony Bundock (Rector of Leeds), a number of representatives from Local Engineering Societies and Mr. Tony Barton (guest speaker). Here are some pictures … Continue reading “2010 144th Annual Dinner”