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Alumni Events


Sat/Sun 21st/22nd Oct: Alumni Choir sings at Leicester Cathedral. Saturday Evensong 5.30pm; Sunday Eucharist 10.30am. All welcome.

Thursday 30th Nov: Westminster Alumni Group 6.30pm, GLA City Hall, London. If you work in the Civil Service, politics, lobbying, press, or any sphere related to national or local government then this group is for you. Many thanks to Tom Middleton (90-93) for his welcome at City Hall. Book your free place here:

Wednesday 13th Dec: Our annual London Advent Carol Service, this year at Grosvenor Chapel, Mayfair, London. 7pm. No ticket required but to estimate numbers for the reception afterwards do let us know you will be coming: As usual we will need singers to join the Alumni Choir for this service.  If you would like to join the choir please let Naomi know by emailing:

Sunday 10th Dec: College Advent Procession, Durham Cathedral. 7.00pm organ music, 7.30pm service.

Thursday 1st Feb 2018: Law Alumni Group – inaugural meeting – 6.30pm at Foundry Chambers, 5-9 Quality Court, London. WC2A 1HP. Generously hosted by Jason Sugarman QC (87-90), our Law Alumni Group, for Chadsians working in the Law in all its forms, will gather for a legal networking evening. Places are strictly limited to 30. St Chad’s alumni only. To reserve a place:

Looking ahead (do put these dates on your calendar):

8th-11th March 2018: Chadstide events in London, including our Thames boat cruise. More information soon.

Saturday 17th March 2018: Domus Dinner (For College Patrons, Foundation Fellows & Horsfall Benefactors, and by Principal’s invitation only).

Saturday 30th June 2018: 1904 Society Dinner, 7.30pm in College. For all former JCR and MCR Exec members, SCCBC captains and Candlemas stewards.

21st – 23rd Sept 2018: Decades Reunion in College, for all matriculation years ending in 8, and anyone pre-1965.

22nd Sept 2018: 12noon in College, Horfall Society (Legacy) Lunch. To thank you if you had left a gift to St Chad’s in your will.

13th – 15th Sept 2019: Decades Reunion in College, for all matriculation years ending in 9, and anyone pre-1966.

Decades Reunion 2017 – Matriculation Years ending 5, 6, 7, 8

22nd-24th September 2017

St Chad’s College Durham

A reunion event for anyone who matriculated at St Chad’s College in years ending 5, 6, 7 or 8, and guests.

The main focus of this reunion will be the Saturday night Formal Dinner; however there are other events running throughout the weekend.

We would love to see you back at St Chad’s for a weekend of catching up with friends old and new and reminiscing about your college days.

Tickets on Eventbrite.

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POSTPONED: Chadstide Lecture and Reception in London

Date and Venue to be rearranged


Topic – “Literacy and Technology: empowered and gullible”

Guest Speaker – Jonathan Douglas (Chad’s, Theology 1988-91)

Jonathan was appointed to run the National Literacy Trust in 2007, having previously been Head of Policy Development at the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council. The National Literacy Trust aims to transform lives through improved literacy. He has also worked as a Professional Adviser for Youth and School Libraries at the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.