College & Alumni News

West Courtyard Refurbishment

The West Courtyard Appeal  Transforming the West Courtyard Café   This year we are embarking on a vital project to transform the West Courtyard into a versatile café space, creating a relaxed place for members of College to meet, talk and socialise. We also plan to make…

Added Monday 5th June 2017

Eva Schumacher-Reid Concert

The Master of University College, Professor David Held, requests the pleasure of your company at a concert to remember and celebrate the life and work of Eva Schumacher-Reid Friday 28th April Great Hall, Durham Castle 8.30pm Refreshments will be served from 7.45pm on the Tunstall Gallery. RSV…

Added Thursday 23rd March 2017

The Durham Castle Society 71st Annual Reunion

The Seventy First Annual Reunion of the Society will be held on Saturday 15 September 2017. The Reunion gives members of the Society the opportunity to revisit Durham and renew acquaintances with student contemporaries, members of staff and re-imbibe (albeit briefly) the atmosphere of the College.…

Added Tuesday 21st March 2017

Join us on the 10th of February to celebrate the Heritage at Castle

On Friday 10th of February, the Castle will host a special Heritage evening. This fundraising event will highlight the wonderful collection that we have at Castle and the work done in our Heritage Campaign. This is an opportunity for you to get an insight into the working museum side of the Cast…

Added Tuesday 29th November 2016

University College - Leeds Reunion - 2017

The Castle Society presents its Leeds Reunion in March 2017 at the Quebecs Hotel in the Oak Room. There will be a cash bar and canapes beginning at 7:00pm on Friday (24th) March. The event is free to attend. We look forward to seeing you there. Floreat Castellum!   To register for this eve…

Added Monday 28th November 2016

London Reunion - Smith & Williamson

University College - London Reunion - Smith & Williamson Dear Alumni, on Friday the 17th of February, University College is coming back down to London and we would be delighted if you could join us for a drinks reception, in the heart of London, at Smith & Williamson, 6:30pm onwards.…

Added Monday 28th November 2016

Bristol Alumni Evening

On Friday 24 June will be hosting an alumni evening in the city of Bristol.  We will be using Toto’s Wine Bar which is just down from Bristol Bridge and within walking distance of Temple Meads StationWe have a huge amount of alumni based in the south West so we are hoping for an excelle…

Added Wednesday 6th April 2016

Castle Alumni Evening

On Saturday 28 May, we will be hosting an alumni evening at the Castle. The event will be smart-casual and based on the Tunstall Gallery and the SCR, although the Undercroft will also be open that night. All alumni are invited to attend and there we be a number of undergraduates attending providi…

Added Wednesday 6th April 2016

London Alumni Drinks Evening

*** London Drinks and Canapes Event *** Castle will be returning for another evening at the Counting House this year following last years popular night. The event will be on Friday 4th March 2016 and is free to attend. It promises to be a fantastic evening and a great opportunity for alum…

Added Thursday 26th November 2015

Leeds Alumni Drinks Evening

*** Leeds Drinks and Canapes Event*** Castle would like to invite you to our first ever alumni event based in Leeds. The event will be on friday 19th February and is free to attend It promises to be a fantastic evening and a great opportunity for alumni to reunite with old friends, Colleg…

Added Monday 23rd November 2015

Durham Castle Society

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