fadryn (fadryn) wrote in thenortheast,

Durham University 175th Anniversary Celebrations

2007 marks Durham University's 175th anniversary. The University is celebrating with a number of events at their campuses in Durham City and Stockton-on-Tees.

From Monday 12th - Saturday 17th March there are a number of events happening at Durham University's Queen's Campus in Stockton-on-Tees.
More information about these can be found here but some of the highlights are:

14 March, 13.00-16.00, Stockton Town Centre
Student Showcase. Extravaganza in Stockton town centre featuring street theatre and music performances to promote the 175 Celebrations. This is a free event, and we hope to see you on the day.

14 March, 19:15, ARC Theatre, Stockton
In Conversation with Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate Professor Michael O’Neill chairs an evening of questions and answers with the Poet Laureate, including some readings of his work by Andrew Motion himself. This is a free event, please apply for tickets at the ARC Theatre Box Office on 01642 525199.

17 March, 11.00-17.00, Queen's Campus, Teesdale, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees
Family Fun Day.
Students will introduce even more colour and entertainment during the day and provide classes in chocolate tasting, singing, dancing, painting and picture framing, traditional playground games. International students will also be present, wearing their traditional dress and talking about their home cultures.
A range of sports competitions will take place featuring local schools, businesses and Queen's Campus students, these include a 5-a side football tournament and Dragon Boat Racing!
Visitors can also experience a series of interactive exhibitions focusing on three main time periods: past (1832), present (2007) and future (2032). There will be a special photo exhibition detailing the history of the University, and Queen's Campus.
This is a free event, and we look forward to seeing you on the day.

For your chance to win a 32" LCD TV click here to download a leaflet and bring it along to the Family Fun Day on the 17th March!
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