The owl club
What is the Owl Club of Cape Town?
The Owl Club of Cape Town, South Africa (formed in 1894), is a social meeting place for all those with an interest in the arts and sciences. The monthly meetings include an evening of fellowship, fine dining, stimulating conversation, talks by acclaimed speakers and musical entertainment.
Who founded the Owl Club?
The Owl Club was founded in 1896 by Reginald Mansfield Johnson, Malcolm Scollay Greenough, Jr., Frazier Curtis, Preston Player, Charles Clifford Payson, Austen Fox Riggs, and Dudley Hall Bradlee, Jr.
What is an Owl Club dinner?
The Owl Club maintains a tradition of monthly dinners for members and their male guests; “black tie” is the customary plumage. The normal pattern of each meeting comprises a main speaker, always a guest, followed by a musical item which may be provided by an Owl or by an outside performer.
What is the Owl Club at Harvard?
The Owl Club is one of six all-male final clubs at Harvard University. Similar to its final club counterparts, The Owl elects its members from the sophomore and junior classes, during a five-week-long punch process.