600th Anniversary: Celebration Ball (18 June)

18th June 2016 to 19th June 2016 19:00 - 01:00


A Black Tie Celebration Ball will be held at Palmer’s Close Sports Field for all those with an association with The Chorister School.

Former pupils aged over 13 are welcome to attend, and must be accompanied by a responsible adult if they are under 18.


For further information and to reserve tickets please contact: 600@thechoristerschool.com

Arrival: 7.00 p.m.


Canapes and Prosecco Reception
Honey Roast Salmon, on Thai marinated linguine vegetables
Roast chump of Lamb
Dauphinoise potatoes, green mélange & chantenay carrots with a redcurrant glaze
Trio of desserts
Coffee or Tea and Mints
Cheese Board

The meal will be followed by dancing to the Durham University Big Band

Carriages: 1.00 a.m.

Bar and Wine: There will be a fully licensed bar throughout the evening, as well as a wine table to order bottles of wine for your table on the evening.

Parking / Travel: Please note, there is no parking at the venue.  We are in discussions with Durham University with regard to the provision of a limited number of parking spaces, near the Engineering Building at Upper Mountjoy.  These would need to be pre-booked, on a first come first served basis.  Please email Deb Appleton at: 600@thechoristerschool.com  if you wish to book one of these spaces (Car registration numbers will be required).

Local taxi company telephone numbers for your reference are listed here, which may help you with your arrangements.

City Taxis: 0191 384 5113
Paddy’s Taxis: 0191 386 6662
Polly’s Taxis: 07910 179397
Pratts Taxis: 0191 386 4040
Mac’s Taxis: 0191 384 1329
Durham Taxis: 0191 307 7070

Please note: As from 15 June Prince Bishops multi-storey carpark will close at 12 midnight