Past Events

A recent initiative is to hold regular lunches in College. These have attracted a range of members and will be a feature of Society activities for the foreseeable future. Check the main reunion page for details of forthcoming lunch events. Details of the most recent such gathering is below

St Mary’s College Society Buffet Lunch and College Garden Party

From 12:30pm Saturday 18th June

The St Mary’s College Garden Party is taking place at 2:00 pm on Saturday 18th June, to which you have already received a separate invitation from the Principal via email. The cost of admission is £2 and includes a bubbly reception, stalls, a charity auction and a hat competition.

We would be delighted if you could join the Society Committee for a buffet lunch beforehand from 12.30pm. The cost will be £11.25 per head, including wine. If you are able to come – and spouses/partners are welcome – please confirm direct with Karen Fisher, Bursar’s Secretary/College Administrator at or Telephone: 0191 334 5955  or 0191 3347001by Monday 13th June.

We very much look forward to seeing you.

Vicky Lorimer

St Mary’s College Society Secretary

St Mary’s College Society lunch

A chance to catch up with friends, eat delicious food and hear about student life in Durham in 2011!

As a member of St Mary’s College Society, you are warmly invited to a three-course lunch which will be followed by presentations from current students on their travel experiences made possible by the Society.
When? Saturday 12th March

Where? Kenworthy Hall, St Mary’s College

Time? Pre-lunch drinks at 12.30pm, lunch at 1pm

Cost? £13.60 (which includes wine)

Spouses/partners are most welcome.

If you would like to attend, please book your place and choice of meat or vegetarian option to Karen Fisher ( by Monday 7th March at the latest.  Payment will be made on the day (cheques are to be made payable to St Mary’s College Society).

During this weekend, there is also an ‘old boys’ Rugby game at Maiden Castle. This will take place at 3pm.  All supporters are welcome to attend the lunch beforehand.

The Hockey Club held a successful reunion even on Saturday 29th  January 2011. Here are a few photos from the weekend!