Open Doors - Old College

Thursday 8 September 2016: 11.00 - 15.00

The Old College is the birthplace of University scholarship in Wales and one of the UK's most significant 19th Century buildings.

Join one of our free guided tours during the day to explore one of the finest examples of Gothic revival architecture by John Seddon.  Discover more about exciting 'New Life for Old College' regeneration plans as part of your visit. 

Free entry - no pre-booking required.

11.30

Talk and Guided Tour - 'The Stones of the Old College Aberystwyth'
Dr Tim Palmer -  Honorary Research Associate, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University

Discover more about the Architectural Geology inside and outside the Grade 1 Victorian Gothic building, including a tour of the building to follow at 12.15.

Seddon Room

13.00

Guided Tour of the Old College

Tours last approximately 30-45 minutes.

Tours depart from the Quad
14.00

Guided Tour of the Old College

Tours last approximately 30-45 minutes.

Tours depart from the Quad

 

 

Date: Thursday 8 September: 11.30 - 15.00
Venue:

Old College, Aberystwyth University, King Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2AX

Please note, there will be no car parking available on the Old College grounds.

Maps and travel information can be found here.

Further information:

Aberystwyth University is pleased to be taking part in the annual CADW 'Open Doors' celebration of the architecture and heritage of Wales.

For queries regarding this event, please contact oldcollege@aber.ac.uk

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