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Invitation to a festive celebration in the Old Quadrangle

You are warmly invited to a festive celebration in the Old Quadrangle on Tuesday, 28 November, for the traditional switching on of the lights on the University’s Christmas tree by the Chair of Council and Pro-Chancellor, Mr Paul Walker.


All staff are invited to join in the celebrations.  There will be music from the University Brass Ensemble from 4.00pm. The lights will be switched on at 4.15pm, followed by a performance from the North East community choir, Inspiration. Soup and mulled wine will be served in The Venue, Students’ Union from 3.30 to 5.30pm.


To help us to gauge numbers for catering, if you would like to join in the celebrations please request a ticket, exchangeable for refreshments on the day by completing the form at by Thursday 23 November.  

published on: 14th November 2017

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