50th Anniversary

Dates for your diary in 2018….


50th Anniversary Foundation Day Mass 

Tuesday 13th February 

The annual Foundation Day Mass honouring the life of our Patron, the Blessed John Henry Newman will have added significance this year as the Vice Chancellor opens the celebrations and we formally begin our 50th Anniversary festivities. Mass will take place in St Mary’s Chapel in the evening and will be followed by a buffet reception in the main atrium.

Click here to book your place at our Foundation Day Mass. 


The Cathedrals Group Choirs Festival

Saturday 24th Febraury 

As part of our 50th Anniversary celebrations, this year’s festival is hosted by Birmingham’s Newman University and will feature performances by some of the country’s best university choirs.  Alongside performances by each of the individual choirs, this year’s festival will include a stirring massed choir performance of Berlioz’s epic requiem mass:  Grande Messe des Morts.  Taking place at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall this promises to be a joyful and uplifting event for everyone to enjoy.

Tickets for the Choirs Festival can be purchased from the THSH website here

The Big Alumni Reunion

Saturday 11th August 

If you only come to one event in 2018  on campus make sure it’s this one! 50 years of graduates, one big reunion. Come and join us for this one-off celebration. Share memories, reminisce and see how the campus has changed and developed. It’s a great opportunity to come back to Newman and the city of Birmingham. There’s even a chance to stay in the halls of residence one more time!  

Click here for more information about the the Big Alumni Reunion, including details of how to book tickets.  

Newman Feast Day

Tuesday 9th October

This year’s Newman Feast Day will have a special 50th Anniversary flavour and will be opened up to staff, students, alumni and friends of the University.

More information about this special anniversary event will be available on the University website in 2018.


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