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Hatfield College

Reunions & Events

The Association Winter Dinner - Friday, 12 January 2018

The Association Winter Dinner will be held in College on Friday, 12 January 2018. Places may be reserved at a cost of £35.00 per person (including a drinks' reception which will be served before the meal). Wine may be purchased on the evening at reasonable prices. Guests are very welcome. Dress code is lounge suit.

Please use the on-line booking form below to make your reservation (s); it would greatly assist our arrangements if you could meet the deadline of Friday, 8 December 2017.

Unfortunately we are unable to offer accommodation in College on this occasion, but accommodation may be available in other colleges; for further information please contact Event Durham or Tel: 0191 334 2887.

There is limited car parking in College; this is allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. If, however, you have disabled parking requirements please do let us know.

If you have any queries, please contact Cynthia Connolly or Tel: 0191 334 2620.

Dinner Menu


Crisp belly port with soused apple and a kohlrabi and micro celery salad
Salad or heritage tomatoes with red pepper puree and black olive cigar with white balsamic and micro salad (v)


Roasted chicken breast with cep dauphine, baby leek, wild mushroom duxelle and Madeira sauce
Stilton and leek potato cake with tender broccoli, toasted pine nuts and braised spring onions (v)

Trio of desserts

Raspberry cheesecake, blackberry parfait and Chambord sorbet


A selection of English Cheese served with fruit and water biscuits

Freshley brewed coffee and petit fours

Hatfield Association Winter Dinner Booking Form - Friday 12 January 2018

Year of Graduation
Please indicate your year of graduation
Contact Details
Hatfield Association Winter Dinner on Friday 12 January 2018
The Hatfield Association would be delighted if you could join them for dinner on Friday 12 January either in the SCR Dining Room or in the College Dining Hall (depending on numbers), 7.00 for 7.30pm (dress code is lounge suit). The cost of the dinner is £35.00 per person (including Drinks' Reception).
Dinner - Guest Names
Please list the names of all guests attending the Dinner (with a note of any special dietary requirements in brackets). There is no limit on the number of guests welcome to attend; please contact Jan Shields, Receptionist, if you need to make further guest reservations. (E: or T: +44 (0) 191 334 26233)

Please inform us of any special dietary requirements

Information provided on this form will be used by Hatfield College, Durham University, for the purpose of administering bookings for the Hatfield Association Winter Dinner in College, and will be managed in accordance with the Data Protection Act.

Chapel Choir Reunion - 17/18 February 2018

The reunion will be an opportunity to meet friends and singers from the Choir, past and present, as well as perform in one of the finest religious buildings in the country: the weekend will culminate in Matins and Eucharist in Durham Cathedral.

The format of the weekend is as follows:

Saturday, 17 February

2.00pm Welcome and rehearsal in Chapel
6.00pm Rehearsal in the Cathedral
7.30pm Black Tie dinner in the Dining Hall (dinner begins at 7.30pm!)

Sunday, 18 February

9.00am Rehearsal in Durham Cathedral
10.00am Matins in Durham Cathedral
11.15am Eucharist in Durham Cathedral

The provisional music list is:


Responses: Rose

Canticles: Benedicte in B-Flat - Herbert Sumsion; Benedictus in C - CV Stanford

Anthem: Civitas Sancti Tui - William Byrd


Communion Service: Ireland in C

Communion Motet: Ave Verum Corpus - Colin Mawby

If you have questions about the music, please contact the Director of Music, Matthew McCullough.

To help us anticipate how many people to expect and if you would like to attend the Chapel Choir reunion, please register your attendance here. If you are able to come, please let Matthew McCullough (
know which part you wish to sing.

The black tie dinner will be held on the Saturday evening in College. Partners are very welcome indeed, both at the dinner and in the congregations, and the cost per person for the dinner is £25.00. Wine and soft drinks will be available for purchase in the Bar prior to the meal. Bookings may be made online here.

Unfortunately, College is unable to set aside accommodation for this event, however rooms may be available in other colleges through 'Event Durham'; bookings may be made either by telephone at 0800 28 99 70 or by email at Alternatives include a Premier Inn (10 minutes’ walk from Hatfield – located behind the Gala Theatre), The Radisson (ten minutes’ walk from Hatfield) or Travelodge (about 15 minutes’ walk).

If you have any queries, or special dietary requirements, please contact Anthony Bash, the Chaplain (
by Friday 9 February 2018.

You can join the Choir Alumni on Facebook. Do join as it will be a good way to stay in touch with friends.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Hatfield in February!

Contact Details
Mrs. Cynthia Connolly
Hatfield Alumni Office
Hatfield College
North Bailey
Durham DH1 3RQ

T: +44 (0) 191 334 2620