With the fire brigade called, everyone was promptly evacuated with the more enterprising bringing bottles of wine and, in one case, a starter outside with them.
While the more rational blamed a rogue smoker in the toilets (it is, after all, a no smoking building) a kitchen accident or even a return of the students who had set off the fire bell that blighted the Nottingham society’s dinner not so long ago, conspiracy theorists went into overdrive.
Reports that the institute’s current nemesis Don Heady was seen in Liverpool last week could not be confirmed as TS went to press.
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