DCS Annual Reunion

The 73rd Annual Reunion of the Society will be held on Saturday 14 September 2019.  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.  A special invitation to attend the Reunion this year is extended to those who came up in 1959, 1969, 1979, 1989, 1999 and 2009, but all Castle graduates are welcome to attend.  The main programme of College events is as follows:

Friday 13 Sept


Tea and scones

The Great Hall


7.00 pm


The Great Hall



Saturday 14 Sept

8.15 am

Communion Service

Tunstal Chapel




The Great Hall


12.30-1.30 pm


The Great Hall


4.00- 5.00 pm

Tea and biscuits

The Great Hall


5.30 pm

Annual General Meeting



7.30 pm

Reunion Dinner

The Great Hall


Sunday 15 Sept

8.00-9.00 am


The Great Hall


Depart by 10




COSTS  (per person)

13 to 15 Sept

Tea 14 to Breakfast 16th


14 to 15 Sept

Lunch 15th to Breakfast 16th


14 Sept

Reunion Dinner Only


Weekend non-resident rate

Fri tea & dinner, Sat lunch, tea and Reunion Dinner


Saturday non-resident rate

Sat lunch, tea & Reunion dinner




If you are able to attend please complete the booking form and return it as soon as possible or by 1 September 2019 at the latest. Booking forms should be returned by post to Janet Edwards, Reception, University College, Palace Green, Durham, DH1 3RW or emailed to If you wish to arrive in advance or stay after 15 September please complete the relevant section on the booking form. Partners are very welcome to attend the Reunion Dinner, but only members of the Society are eligible to attend the Annual General Meeting.


Members booking for the options above which include accommodation are asked to pay on arrival at Reception.  No payment should be returned with the booking form.

Members who are opting for the Reunion Dinner only, or either of the meal-only options, please return the booking form to the College along with a cheque made out to Durham University



We have been allocated 20 spaces on Palace Green for the Reunion and these will be issued strictly on a first come first served basis.

Durham Castle Society

Durham University