Gaudy Weekend

Gaudy Weekend

We are delighted to invite Antonians who were at St Antony's College in the 50s, 60s, and 70s to a special Gaudy Weekend

We hope that the weekend will offer a great chance for alumni to reconnect with each other, and with St Antony's.  Please see below for the full programme of events.  Click the links in the event titles below to book your place (those without links do not require individual booking).

Alternatively, if you would like to book for the whole programme of events, please click 'Full Booking Form' below.


21 September

Afternoon Tea - 15:00-16:45
Talks by Dr Christine Nicholls, Professor Sir Richard Evans and Professor Roger Goodman - 17:00-18:30
Drinks Reception - 18:45-19:15
A Musical Interlude - 19:30 - Anna Sideris, soprano, Gabriel Gorodetsky (DPhil Modern History 1969), clarinet, and Silke Avenhaus, piano,  perform Schubert
High Table Dinner - Speech by Professor David Marquand - 20:00-22:00
Late Bar Open - Following High Table Dinner

22 September

Breakfast - 08:00-09:00
Tours of St Antony's College, including the Zaha Hadid Investcorp Building, the Gulbenkian Reading Room, the Library, and the Hilda Besse Building - 09:00-10:30
Coffee - 10:30-11:00
Lunch - 13:00-15:00

There is a limited amount of accommodation available for the weekend, at a cost of £70 per person (excluding breakfast).  Please click here to book, and enter the code 'ALUM2019' into the Promotion/Event code box to reveal availability.

The Gaudy Weekend coincides with the University's 'Meeting Minds' Alumni Weekend, with a packed programme of events taking place across the city.  Click here to read more.

If you would like to get in touch with old friends or peers in advance of the weekend, do let us know and we will do our best to help.  We would also be grateful if you could pass on this news to any alumni you know who may have lost touch with the College.

Should you have any questions about any aspect of the event, please get in touch with us at