Each year, usually in February or March, a Dinner is held, open to all setters and to some solvers as well. For all recent dinners, and some earlier ones, a report has been included with the Annual Statistics.

Dinner Reports

These are in PDF format. Select from the table below. (You will need to use the “Back” button to return to this menu.)

Solver Silver Salver and Ascot Gold Cup

These are presented at each dinner to the most successful solver and the puzzle adjudged best in the preceding year. Full details are available at the awards page.

Dinner Menus and Quizzes

Sometimes the menu has been subjected to a setter’s skills in design or in wordplay. In recent years there have also been quizzes and competitions for the diners. The following table provides some of these; more will follow as they become available. The documents, most of which are PDF files, will open in a separate window.

Dinner Documents
1989 Menu Front
No 3000 Menu Front and Inside
1992 Menu Front
1994 Menu, Programme & Puzzle and Solution
2005 Menu & Programme
2006 Alternative Menu and Solutions
2007 Quiz, Answer sheet and Solutions
2008 Quiz, Answer sheet and Solutions
No 4000 Special Puzzle and Solution
The table competition was to compose crosswords using two blank grids that were decorating the dining room walls:
Competition winner and Solution
2009 Quiz, Answer sheet, Solutions and Comments on entries
2010 Quiz, Answer sheet, Solutions and Comments on entries
2011 Quiz, Answer sheet, Solutions and Comments on entries
2012 Quiz, Answer sheet, Solutions and Comments on entries
2013 Quiz, Answer sheet, Solutions and Comments on entries
2014 Quiz, Answer sheet, Solutions and Comments on entries. Menu and Solution