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150th Anniversary Celebrations events

Please find below the confirmed key dates for 150th Anniversary Celebrations events throughout 2019.

Upcoming events May–December (PDF)

Date Event
25 January Burns Night - Supper
15 February Clocktower Lawn Picnic
15 March 150th Book Launch
16 March POSTPONED - Street Parade
12–14 April Science Teller Festival
13 April "Tally Ho! 3" Concert
19–22 April Easter
31 May 150th Exhibition Opening
1 June

The full programme for Queen's Birthday weekend

Devonshire Tea

150th Academic Procession and Official Convocation Ceremony

150th Fireworks Display

Anniversary Dinner

2 June

Church Service

Residential College Lunches

Campus Tours

A Celebration of the University in Music - Gala Concert

3 June

Forsyth Barr Stadium Tours

150th Rugby Match

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Koneseti scheduled for 3 June was cancelled.

June–August Winter Symposium Series
10 August Anniversary Gold Ball
13–20 September UNESCO Play Festival
21 September Clocktower Cushion Concert
28–29 September 1869 Heritage Festival
2–5 October International Rowing Regatta
15–17 November Leap Dance Symposium
22–24 November University College 50th Reunion
30 November 2019–3 May 2020 Slice of Life
1–3 December Encounters and Exchanges Conference