Category Archives: Alumni Events – Upcoming

Information about Mike Dixon’s 50th Anniversary of Ordination

24th September

We would like to suggest that anyone who will be attending Mike’s Celebration for the 50th Anniversary of his Ordination could book to stay at St Chad’s (for free!) and join us for the Reunion Weekend, in particular for the Reunion Dinner (£30) on Saturday 23rd September. We would be delighted to see you, and are sure that College would make an excellent base for your weekend activities. If this takes your fancy follow this link to book for dinner and rooms.

The invitation below includes important RSVP information for the catering purposes for the Anniversary service.


Mike invites you

to join in the celebration of the

50th Anniversary of his Ordination on

24th September 2017, 2.00p.m at St Clare’s Church Newton Aycliffe

followed by a Cold Banquet in the Church Hall.

For catering purposes please RSVP by 24th August 

Mike & Mary Dixon – 2, Crowley Place, Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham. DH54JH


Clergy are welcome to robe

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.

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

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.