UK - Alumni Weekend at Herstmonceux
|Date:||April 28, 2012 - April 29, 2012|
|Location:|| Bader International Study Centre|
Hailsham, East Sussex
UK, BN27 1RN
For more information on the location please click here
|Cost:|| Weekend Package |
(includes tours of the Castle and grounds, two talks by BISC faculty, a performance by the Castle’s Musicians in Residence, lunch on Saturday, two coffee breaks, breakfast on Sunday, and a three-course dinner with wine and a sparkling wine reception)
Alumni: $126.40 CDN (£80*) /per person
Students: $94.80 CDN (£60*) /per person
(includes the following options to choose from)
|Details:|| We’ll have exclusive access to
Herstmonceux Castle and its 600-acre estate. Explore the Elizabethan walled garden and the bluebell woods. Enjoy educational
sessions with BISC faculty, musical entertainment, fine dining, and on-site
tours at this first-ever Queen’s alumni weekend at the Castle.
Accommodations are available in Bader Hall on the Castle grounds. Herstmonceux is only 80 minutes away by train from central London. |
Itinerary for the weekend (subject to change)
Saturday, April 28
11:00 am - Arrival and check in
12:00 noon - Welcome lunch
1:30 pm - Tours of the Castle
2:30 pm - Faculty talk with Bruce Stanley: "From Beirut to Damascus by way of Mogadishu, Baghdad, Tripoli, and Jerusalem: Conflict Urbanism in the Middle East"
3:30 pm - Coffee break
4:00 pm - Faculty talk with John Keefe: "Acting up at the Castle: The Castle as experimental stage space"
5:00 pm - Free time
6:30 pm - Sparkling wine reception
7:00 pm - Semi-formal dinner
8:15 pm - Concert featuring Musicians in Residence Shelley Katz and Diana Gilchrist Katz
9:00 pm - Pub gathering in the Headless Drummer Pub
Sunday, April 29
8:00 am - Breakfast
Getting to the Castle
Participants are responsible for their own travel to and from the castle.
Train: Herstmonceux Castle is 80 minutes outside of London by train. Polegate is the nearest train station. From the station, you can take a 15-minute taxi ride to the Castle.
Car: For driving directions, please visit the Castle website at http://www.herstmonceux-castle.com/section.php/37/1/how_to_find_us **NOTE: do not use the postcode for the Castle if you are using a GPS – it will direct you to the closed entrance to the castle grounds.
|RSVP By:||Apr 11, 2012|
Amey Stranak, Artsci'09
Alumni Relations, Queen's University
Telephone: +613-533-2060 ext 79032
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|Cancellation Policy:||In the event that you are unable to attend, please notify the Queen's Alumni Contact Centre before the RSVP date for a full refund at 613-533-2060 or 1-800-267-7837 (toll free Canada/US). After the RSVP date, no refunds will be available, substitutions may be possible.|