Sidney Sussex Society
Visit to Durham University
14-15 July 2017
The Sidney Sussex Society invites Sidney alumni and their guests to join us on a trip to Durham. This is a fantastic opportunity to tour the University and the Castle, visit Palace Green Library and the H G Wells exhibition and the Cathedral including the new Open Treasure exhibition.
The preliminary programme is as follows (may be subject to minor changes):
Friday 14 July
11.00- Reception and talk by Professor Stuart Corbridge, Vice-Chancellor and Sidney Alumnus
12.00- Lunch at the Palatine Café
13.30- Visit to the Development and Alumni relations Office
14.30- Guided tour of the Stockton Road Campus followed by tea in the Palatine Café
16.00- Free time
19.00- Dinner at the Restaurant Cellar Door, Saddler Street
Saturday 15 July
10.00- Tour of Durham Castle
11.15- Visit to Palace Green Library including the exhibition ‘Time Machines’ centred on the life and work of HG Wells.
12.30- Lunch possibilities are available in a number of cafes in Saddler Street
15.00- Visit to Durham Cathedral to see the ‘Open Treasure’ exhibition
16.00- Guided tour of the Cathedral
17:00- End of visit
Ticket price is £70 per person,
The number of participants is restricted to 30 persons
Tickets must be purchased in advance and booking will close no later than 12:00pm on 16 June 2017
It is important to note that this price does not include travel to Durham and back, no travel within Durham for those who may need this, no accommodation, no wine at the dinner and no lunch on the Saturday.
For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org.