The 2018/19 academic year marks 50 years since Goodricke College first opened its doors to students. We're well underway with planning lots of events to celebrate, here's just a few that we can announce!
Goodricke College held a launch in London to kick-off our our 50th-anniversary celebrations. We, along with lots of our alumni, met for drinks and snackson Thursday 8 November at the The Cork & Bottle in the middle of London(Leicester Square)
It was great to catch up with University friends and staff and many of you stayed well after the launch!
DATE: Thursday 1 November 2018
LOCATION: Atrium, Ron Cooke Hub, University of York
TIME: From 7.30pm,
DATE: Saturday 16th March, 2019
LOCATION: Treasurer's House, York
We're planning a visit to the Treasurer's house, once home of John Goodricke, astronomer, on Saturday 16th March. The house is normally closed to visitors at this time but we have exclusive access to the house and into areas not normally open to the public. There will be celebratory cakes and tea/coffee to enjoy!
This will be limited to just 50 people, details of how to get tickets will be released very soon!
DATE: Saturday 1st June & Sunday 2nd June, 2019
LOCATION: Goodricke College, York
This is our big weekend, planned for Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June.
Sunday will be our big music festival that starts midday and goes on into the evening.
Saturday we're planning a series of events/activities for the day and in the evening we have a formal celebratory dinner at the Merchant Taylors Hall , it's a stunning venue and it promises to be a great gala evening!
We're planning on hosting a formal lecture as part of our 50th Celebrations, open to the public, more details to follow later
If you are a member of staff, a current student or an alumnus living in York and you'd like to help out during our celebrations, please email email@example.com.
If you are an alumnus of the college, make sure that you are registered on York Space and have updated your details. We’ll be using the contact information that you’re registered under to get in touch once a programme has been finalised, and once tickets are on sale, so if you know you want to be in attendance, it’s really important that we have the right details.
We’ll be posting updates on the anniversary plans and photos from the archives on our Facebook page, so it’s a great place for instant updates on upcoming events and a way to connect with other alumni.
You may already have a thriving friendship network including alumni of Goodricke College and the University of York, or you may want to contact alumni in your area and share you experiences. If you would like information or support on being an Alumni Network Leader in your region, country or just in your friendship group contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to get involved.
If you have photos or memories that you would like to share with us, and you’re happy for them to be featured either on our social media or during the anniversary events, then send them to : email@example.com