1980-1984 Grand Gaudy

Saturday 24th June - 10am - 11pm, Exeter College, Oxford

To add your name to the waiting list, please contact the Development office on 01865 279620 

All alumni who matriculated in the years 1980-1984 are warmly invited back to Exeter for their Grand Gaudy. Many of the day's activities will take place at the newly opened Cohen Quad.

A list of those who have booked and given permission to be listed is HERE


10.00am Registration and coffee for day/full programme guests

10.30am Cohen Quad: Vision and Reality

11.15am Tours of Cohen Quad

11.45am Tour of Cohen Quad

12.30pm Buffet Lunch – Auditorium

2.00pm Afternoon Sessions 1

3.00pm Coffee at Cohen Quad

3.30pm Afternoon Sessions 2

4.45pm Afternoon Tea in Fellows’ Garden

6.00pm Evensong

- Day Programme attendees depart (unless registered for the Photograph) -

6.45pm Gaudy Photograph for those who have registered to take part. We are sorry that it is now too late to register if you have not done so already.

7.00pm Banquet guests arrive

7.00pm Pre Dinner Drinks (Fellows’ Garden)

7.45pm Banquet

11.00pm Close

Full/Day Programme attendees

Please make your way straight to Cohen Quad, where you will be given a name badge which (on the reverse) will list all the sessions you have booked in for. We will be able to accommodate changes or additions to sessions if there is space available. All activities between 10am – 4.30pm will take place at Cohen Quad, apart from the History of the College tours at 2pm & 3.30pm. Afternoon tea will take place in the Fellows’ Garden (if weather allows, otherwise it will take place in the Rector’s Lodgings).

History of the College Tours (2pm & 3.30pm)

If you have registered for either of these please make your way to Turl Street allowing approximately 10minutes to walk there. Dr John Maddicott will meet you in the Lodge.

During the afternoon there will be the chance to visit your former room (if you’ve pre-booked). Students will be on hand to accompany you to your old room between 2pm – 4pm.

Please note that there is no parking in College and it is likely to be very busy in central Oxford. We recommend taking the train (a 15 minute walk from College) or using one of the many Park & Ride options: https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/public-site/park-and-ride

Banquet-only guests

Please arrive at 7pm for the Pre-dinner drinks in the Fellows’ Garden.


For those who have booked accommodation in College, please note that rooms will be ready from 2pm and check out is at 10am. Breakfast will be served in the Dining Hall between 8am-9am (Those staying at Cohen Quad: please note that you will need to come to the Dining Hall at Turl Street if you would like breakfast).

Dress codes: Day: Smart casual. Banquet: Black Tie

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 10:00am - 11:00pm
Exeter College