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The CSM Association is involved in organising many reunions and get-togethers around the world, as well as CSM sporting events, meetings and other related organisations. Please find below a list of notices regarding future events. Please contact the General Manager to post any notices.

December 2017

Cornwall Christmas Lunch

Saturday 2nd December

The annual Cornwall Christmas Lunch will be held on Saturday 2nd December - sit down time of 1:00pm.

Partners welcome. Please pre-order and pay with Claire Yelland by 17th November.

As in recent years, we shall be returning to the Penventon Hotel and the three course meal is priced at £26.00 The menu choices are as follows:

Cream of Winter Vegetable & Sunchoke Soup

Black Truffle Oil

Smooth Chicken Liver Pate

Mulled Pear, Watercress & Walnut Salad

Beetroot & Orange Cured Salmon

Salt Baked Heritage Beetroot, Asian Pickled Salad


Torn Ciabatta, Black Olives, Berth Roast Peppers, Basil & Capers, Tomato & Extra Virgin Olive Oil


Roast West Country Turkey

Breast & Brown Meat with all the Traditional Trimmings

Slow Braised Shoulder of Lamb

Roast Challots & Button Mushrooms, Sauce Robert & Parsnip Puree

Escalope of Salmon

Sorrell Butter Sauce, Spinach & Salmon Crackling

Pecan, Cashew & Almond Nut Roast

Green Beans & Spring Onion, Edamame Bean Barley Risotto and Vegan Blue Cheese Cream

All served with Duck Fat Roast Potatoes or New Potatoes, Buttered Carrots, Cauliflower Mornay, Savoy Cabbage with Trotter’s bacon


Penventon Christmas Pudding

With Brandy Sauce

Dark Chocolate & Orange Truffle

Crème Fraiche & Chocolate Orange

Minced Meat Stuffed Baked Apple

Spiced Vanilla & Rum Custard

Egg Nog Crème Brulee

Pistachio Shortbread & Advocaat Ice Cream 

Arabica Coffee or English Breakfast Tea

with Homemade Petit Fours


CSMAWA - Perth Christmas Sundowner

Friday 8th December

The CSMAWA Christmas sundowner is taking place on Friday 8th December at the Mayfair Lane Pub in West Perth, from 5pm.

If you are hoping to attend, please contact Shaun Brown, so that he has an idea of numbers.

CIE Mining Quiz

Tuesday 12th December

A mining quiz will be hosted by Nick Eastwood, with teams of fours. Please inform the Secretary if you would like to take part.

HPC Sundowner - Bridgewater -CHANGE OF DATE

Tuesday 12th December

Due to the KBJV Christmas party, the Christmas CSM HPC sundowner has moved to Tuesday 12th December 2017.

The venue will be the Carnival Inn, Bridgewater.

Meet from 19.00 onwards.

All welcome. 

For more details please contact Julian North

Bristol CSMA Sundowner

Thursday 14th December

CSM graduates and friends are invited to attend the CSMA Bristol Sundowner, to be held every second Thursday of the month at the Old Fish Market from 6pm onwards.  Partners and interested folk also most welcome.

For more information, please contact Kim Moreton

CSM Association London Christmas Lunch

Friday 15th December

The venue for the CSMA London Lunch,  will be held on Davys of St James’, Crown Passage, Pall Mall SW1Y 6QY on Friday 15th  December.

Payment, menu and wine (if required) choices must be made with Claire Yelland in advance and are priced at £29.95 for two courses, or £34.95 for three courses. 

The seated time is later than usual; lunch will be served at 2pm, but this will give us plenty of time to catch up in the bar. 

As I will have to make a deposit payment to Davys, please can you confirm your attendance and make payment asap

Spiced carrot and parsnip soup

Parsnip crisps, cumin and coriander yoghurt

Oak smoked salmon

Fennel slaw and salmon caviar

Duck liver parfait

Fig and mustard relish, seeded sourdough Melba toast, pickles

Griddled pear and feta salad

Lemon and thyme dressing 


Grilled 220g sirloin steak

Roasted Provençal tomato, watercress, peppercorn sauce

Roast free-range Staffordshire turkey

Apricot and sage pigs in blankets, Davy’s Port wine gravy, cranberry relish

Roasted cod in caper, lemon and parsley sauce

Sea rosemary, caper and parsley mash, grilled lemon

Roast pumpkin and pearl barley risotto

Shaved Pecorino, chicory

All main courses served with seasonal vegetables and potatoes


Christmas pudding

Almond brandy butter, mulled cranberries, cream

Chocolate and mince pie brownie

Hot chocolate fudge sauce

Potted lemon and ginger cheesecake

Amaretto, ginger crumb, candied lemon

British cheese plate

Stilton, Cheddar, roasted grapes, Medjool date confit, biscuits


Cornwall Mining Sundowner

Thursday 21st December

Every month a gathering takes place in Cornwall for anyone in the Mining, Minerals, Renewables and associated industries.  This usually takes place on the third Thursday of each month, with this month's Cornwall Sundowner taking place on Thursday 21st December 5.30pm onwards at Tyacks, Camborne (posh bar). Please come along and catch up with people in the local Mining and associated industries. The more the merrier!  

For more details contact the Nick Slade or Steve Wilson

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