It can't be almost 50 years since we were there as students

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On the Sunday of the reunion there will be a breakfast in Founders (for those who have booked accommodation using the RHC70s booking code) and hopefully an opportunity to get a group photo on the steps in South Quad (weather permitting). Tea and coffee will then be available in the Herringham Room (regardless of whether you stayed overnight) but you may also want to grab your tickets for some of the activities going on as part of the Heritage Open Day - most of these activities are for limited numbers and you need to get a ticket for an appropriate time-slot.

Some things you'll have had the opportunity to do on the Saturday but if you want to hear the PG talks or visit the Sanatorium then you need to book on the day. The Sanatorium is worth a look (if you've not seen it before) but it is off-campus near Virginia Water Railway station so probably best to get a time slot for when you plan to be leaving for home to avoid having to travel there AND back.

The Open day starts at 11 and end at 5.

Heritage Open Day

Explore Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London, welcomes the public to explore its spectacular grade I listed Founder's Building, Picture Gallery, Chapel and extensive grounds. The Founder's Building, commissioned by entrepreneur, Thomas Holloway and opened by Queen Victoria in 1886, is modelled on the Château de Chambord in the Loire Valley. Its flamboyant architecture makes it one of the most impressive university buildings in the world.

The Emily Wilding Davison Building, located to the east side of the Founder's Building, will act as the welcome and information point for our Heritage Open Day.  The Emily Wilding Davison Building is the home of the university's archive collections and also features a café for our visitors to enjoy.

The Picture Gallery will be open for viewing between 11am - 5pm with talks by our curators, Dr Laura MacCulloch and Dr Imogen Tedbury, at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm.

A series of tours will run throughout the day, please visit the information point from 11am on the day for tickets.

Campus tours led by our student ambassadors (tickets apply, free)
11.15am, 11.45am, 12.45am, 1.45pm, 2.45pm, 3.45pm

Archives (tickets apply, free)
11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm

As in previous years, we are delighted to be working once again with colleagues at Virginia Park, the former Holloway Sanatorium, which will also be open to visitors with ticketed tours at the following times: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm.  Tickets must be collected from the information point in the Emily Wilding Davison Building at Royal Holloway.

All of these activities are free of charge and we look forward to welcoming visitors to Royal Holloway.

In addition to our free programme of talks and tours throughout the day, the following activities are available at a small charge.

A talk on Thomas Holloway's College (tickets apply, £2)
11.30am-12.30pm

An illustrated talk to be held in our Windsor Building Auditorium.  Tour guide and local historian Richard Williams will look at Thomas Holloway's life and highlight some of the significant changes the university has seen from foundation to the present day.

College history tours (tickets apply, £2)
12pm, 2pm, 3pm.

See up-to-date details on the College web site at https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/about-us/events/heritage-open-day-1/