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Get your sticks back out - it's Summer Hockey Time!!!

Have a look below for all your summer hockey options.

As always we’re looking for volunteers to help organise these sessions so if you think you can assist, contact Bethe.o.havelock@gmail.com

 

 

Mixed Summer Hockey
Informal interclub matches for all!
2.30pm – 4pm @ Paddington Rec on:

Sunday 27th May
Sunday 10th June
Sunday 24th June
Sunday 8th August

Ladies' Summer Hockey
Informal interclub matches on ¾ pitch (Back to Hockey will take place at the same time on ¼ pitch).
Sessions are open to members and non-members.
7.30pm – 9pm @ Paddington Rec on:

Wednesday 16th May
Wednesday 30th May
Wednesday 13th June
Wednesday 27th June
Wednesday 11th July

Cost: £6 per session
To take part: Please sign up by emailing e.o.havelock@gmail.com
You will receive an email ahead of each session to confirm attendance. You can attend as many or as few sessions as you like.

The ladies will also be playing in the Southgate Ladies Summer League.
WHERE: Southgate Hockey Club
WHEN: Midweek evenings at 7pm and 8.30pm, starting Monday 30thApril
COST: £5 match fee

An email will go out to players ahead of each game for you to respond to if you would like to play; you do not need to commit to every match.
To take part: Email e.o.havelock@gmail.com to register interest.

 

Men’s Summer Hockey
Informal interclub matches.
Sessions are open to members and non-members.
7.30pm – 9pm @ Paddington Rec on:

Wednesday 23rd May
Wednesday 6th June
Wednesday 20th June
Wednesday 4th July
Wednesday 18th July

Cost: £6 per session
To take part: Please sign up by emailing contact@hwhockey.club
You will receive an email ahead of each session to confirm attendance. You can attend as many or as few sessions as you like.

Please make sure you download the Slate app to ensure easy payment for Summer hockey sessions.

Men’s 1s make it to the League Finals again

After a dramatic last few weeks of the season, the Men's 1st XI are in the League Finals again, at Lee Valley April 28/29, for a shot at becoming Champions of England, and qualifying for Europe next season.

We play Wimbledon at 10:30am on Saturday, April 28 for a place in the Sunday final against Beeston or Surbiton.

Saturday 28 April - Lee Valley

1030 – MHL Semi 1 – Wimbledon (1st) v Hampstead & Westminster (4th)

Sunday 29 April - Lee Valley

1330 – MHL final

Tickets available here, grab your team mates and head down to Lee Valley and support the lads.

£25 for a weekend ticket

£17.50 for one day

Ladies’ 1s are in the Premier League Play-Off!

You may have heard...  The Ladies' 1st XI won the East Conference and now head to the play-offs taking on Beeston (winners of the North Conference), Stourport (West), and Slough (9th in the Premier League). After all teams have played, the top two will play Premier League hockey next season. The fixtures are across three days in two weekends, and the girls need all the Hampstead & Westminster support possible.

Sunday 22 April - Nottingham Hockey Centre
14:30 – Hampstead & Westminster (East) v Slough (Premier)

Saturday 28 April - University of Birmingham
14:15 – Beeston (North) v Hampstead & Westminster (East)

Sunday 29 April - University of Birmingham
13:15 – Hampstead & Westminster (East) v Stourport (West)

Next season is our 125th Anniversary, and having both 1st XI teams in the Premier Leagues would be the perfect celebration of the club.

More info here on England Hockey

And tickets are available here

£15 for all three days, £8 for each day and £12 for both games in Birmingham on 28/29

We'll be looking into group travel over the coming weeks for the Nottingham and Birmingham trips. Keep an eye on our social media.

HWHC Annual Dinner!

Saturday 7th April 2018

Location: Thomas Lord Suite, Lord's Cricket Ground, NW8 8QN (enter through the Grace Dates entrance on St. John's Wood Road).
Time: 7pm 'til late
Date: Saturday 7th April
Dress: Black Tie
Format: Three course dinner followed by dancing and revelry
Tickets: £80 pp

RSVP: Your captain will have nominated a coordinator, if not themselves, who will take responsibility for coordinating your team's RSVPs. Please a) let them know ASAP if you're keen b) Pay your ticket on Slate.

After rumours of people having too much fun in the sinks last year, our lovely social gurus had to ask oh so nicely for permission to be granted for us to return. On the absolute promise that sinkgate would not be repeated, the Marylebone Cricket Club have kindly let us return to Lord's this year. Let's please honour this promise!

Lord's is nice and central - walking distance from St John's Wood, Marylebone, Baker Street and of course, the home of HWHC, Maida Vale.

Dinner will be hosted in the Thomas Lord Suite, a large self-contained venue overlooking the Gardens, in the shadow of the Pavilion. The suite comes with it's own secure cloakroom, fully stocked bar and dance floor.

For those of you who wish to pre-drink on-site you can do so at the Lord's Tavern, one of several local pubs but this one has the advantage of sitting directly below the Thomas Lord Suite.

Ticket prices include a three course dinner, ½ bottle of wine, as well as the usual prize giving and speeches.

We look forward to celebrating another great season with you!!

HWHC City Lunch

HWHC City Lunch
Friday 2nd March - Join us!

Please join us for HWHC’s City Lunch on Friday 2nd March - our biggest fundraiser of the season.
We are tasked with raising £150k by Summer 2019 for renewal of the water based astro turf and this event will set us well on our way.

What are we asking of you?
Gather your teammates (past and present), friends, family or colleagues for an afternoon out of the office.
Please share this with contacts who you think might be keen to come along.

This is a great opportunity to socialise with HWHC alumni and celebrate the club, so whether you can make it yourself or not, please help spread the word!

Friday 2nd March
12pm - 5pm
Brasserie Blanc, Southbank SE1 8YP
Tickets: £90
Tickets include: cocktail reception, 3 course meal, auction and guest speaker; double Olympian Dan Fox

For tickets, please email Bjorn.

New time: M1s at home at 1:30pm Saturday 11th November

Please note the new time for the M1s match against Sevenoaks which is now at 1:30pm tomorrow (11.11.17) at Paddington Recreational Ground.
It would be great to see as many of you there as possible to cheer our boys on!

Also the L1s are playing at 2pm on Sunday 12th November in Wimbledon at King's College Sports Ground. If any of you south of the river folks fancy watching a great match!

And lastly (but by no means least) our Zak Hond boys will be playing in East Grinstead on Sunday at 12pm in the England Hockey Championships. If any of you fancy getting out of London - do come along and cheer them on!

HWHC City Drinks!

November is rubbish. It's dark when you leave for work and it's dark when you're coming home. It rains but doesn't snow. Halloween has been and gone and it's too early to put up the Christmas tree. Rubbish!!

Luckily HWHC are here to bring a little midweek happiness to help you get over the worst of the winter blues. On Thursday Nov 9th we're having a good old fashioned shindig because there is literally nothing better to do. Turn up to enjoy a few drinks, some food, and most importantly friends old and new. So lay the seeds of Friday's sick day by telling your boss you're feeling a little queasy around lunchtime and pretend your headache is developing through the afternoon.

We'll see you at  Paddington Pergola from 7pm!!