News Archive: 2011

Durham First Erratum

Contrary to the dates recently published in Durham First, the annual Durham Reunion will take place on the weekend of 23rd to 25th March 2011 at Grey College. The Grand Reunion Dinner will be held on Saturday 24th March. Booking details will be circulated in the New Year.…

Added Monday 19th December 2011

Contributions to Grey Matters

If you would like to contribute to the next issue of Grey Matters — perhaps with memories of your time in Durham, or anything that may be of relevance to Grey alumni — please email the Editor, Foster Neville, on, before 15th December.

Added Thursday 1st September 2011

New Master Appointed for Grey College

The College is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Tom Allen as new Head of House from October 1st 2011. The current Master, Professor Martyn Chamberlain, retires on September 30th 2011. Tom Allen is professor at Durham Law School. He was educated in Canada and at London University. …

Added Wednesday 15th June 2011

2011 AGM Minutes

Minutes of the Grey College Association AGM 2011 are available now to download.

Added Monday 16th May 2011

Department of Chemistry Reunion

The Department of Chemistry is to hold a reunion event on 23rd – 24th September 2011, celebrating 50 years of chemistry in the current building. A drinks reception and dinner will be held in Grey College. A full programme and booking information can be found on the Department of Chemistry's…

Added Friday 6th May 2011

Lionel Blue Seminar Series

Tuesday evenings, at 1930 in Holgate Lecture Room, Grey College Quantum Physics teaches us that an observed system is always perturbed by the act of observation; the Observer becomes intimately bound up in the process of Observation and objectivity is hard to obtain. How do these scientific insig…

Added Monday 11th April 2011

Association donates £10,000 to Jubilee Development Project

At the Grey Association AGM on 26 March, members voted unanimously to donate £10,000 from the Association’s funds to the College’s Jubilee Development Project (JDP). Phase one of the project incorporating an extension of the library and JCR will begin in August 2011 and the Coll…

Added Tuesday 29th March 2011

Collection at the Durham Reunion Dinner

A collection at the Association Reunion Dinner on 26th March 2011 raised almost £2,500 for the Grey College Trust. These funds will be added to the Jubilee Development Appeal. Retiring President Henry Dyson said: The Association Reunion was a great success with over 100 alumni attending t…

Added Tuesday 29th March 2011

London Reunion

This year's London Reunion will take place on Friday 23rd September 2011 at Corney and Barrow in Paternoster Square, adjacent to St Paul's Cathedral. Corney and Barrow, 10 Paternoster Row, City of London, EC4M 7DY 6:30pm Reception Drinks 7:30pm Buffer dinner 9:30pm Carriages The cost is &p…

Added Thursday 17th March 2011

Reunion Booking Deadline - Friday 18th March

The deadline for booking your place at the Grey College Durham Reunion is Friday 18th March. Don't miss out!

Added Tuesday 15th March 2011

Nominations for President and other executive positions

Nominations are now open for the position of President to be elected at the forthcoming AGM on 26th March 2011. The closing date for nominations is Friday 18th March. Henry Dyson will step down as President at the AGM. Nominations for other executive positions are also welcomed by the same date.…

Added Thursday 17th February 2011

Annual General Meeting

The Grey College Association will hold its Annual General Meeting on Saturday 26th March 2011 at 2.00pm in the Pennington Room, Grey College, Durham. The agenda for the meeting is as follows: Apologies for Absence Approval of Minutes from 2010 AGM Matters Arising Presidents Report Trea…

Added Thursday 17th February 2011

Lionel Blue Seminar Series

A series of seminars entitled The Observer and the Observed, chaired by Rabbi Dr Lionel Blue of Radio 4’s Thought for the Day fame and Fellow at Grey College, will take place on the following Tuesdays in the Easter Term: 26th April—General Introduction, Lionel Blue; The Lessons from…

Added Tuesday 15th February 2011

Grey Matters 2011

The latest issue of Grey Matters, the magazine of the Grey College Association, is now available to download (PDF). This year, for the first time, the magazine is being distributed only in electronic format. If you are a member and have not received your copy by email, you can provide us with your…

Added Tuesday 1st February 2011

JCR and Library Extensions to go ahead

Building work will soon start on the planned extensions to the Library and Junior Common Room, which will provide extra space and facilities for current students at Grey to study and to enjoy the experience of Grey during their time here at Durham. The JCR has remained the same size since the Col…

Added Friday 28th January 2011

Durham Reunion 2011

The annual Durham Reunion will take place on the weekend of 25th to 27th March 2011 at Grey College. The Grand Reunion Dinner will be held on Saturday 26th March. The cost of the dinner is £35 each and accommodation in college is available at the following rates per night (including breakfa…

Added Tuesday 18th January 2011