UKOLN University of Kent Institutional Web Management Workshop 2003:
Social Events

This page gives details of the social events at the Institutional Web Management Workshop 2003.

Social Event 1: Workshop Dinner

The drinks reception and dinner will be held at the University on 11th June. Delegates will be invited to enjoy pre-dinner drinks on the University slope (between Eliot and Rutherford Colleges) overlooking the city followed by dinner in the Dining Hall of Rutherford College which also has wonderful views over Canterbury and the Cathedral. This will be a formal three-course dinner and entertainment will be supplied throughout the evening. It will include a jazz band during the dinner and a comedy club featuring members of the "Smile Politely" company in the nearby college bar to finish the evening.

Summary - 11 June 2003

Time Event
19.00-19.45 Drinks Reception - Weather permitting University Slope between Rutherford and Eliot College
19.45-21.45 Three course dinner with entertainment provided by a Jazz Band
21.45-late Comedy and bar available Rutherford Bar area


Social Event 2: Drinks Reception

A drinks reception will be held at Canterbury Cathedral on Thursday 12th June. Coaches will collect delegates from the University and take them to the Cathedral between 18:15 and 18:30. Once at the Cathedral there will be a 45 minute tour followed by a drinks reception and some nibbles in the Chapter House. From 20:30 delegates have the evening to themselves for dinner and to explore Canterbury.

The Cathedral was founded in 597AD, Mother Church of the Anglican Communion. It has a romanesque crypt, twelfth century quire and thirteenth century stained glass windows. The Cathedral is the site of Thomas Becket's martyrdom and shrine and contains the tomb of the Black Prince. Further details can be found at <>.

Summary - 12 June 2003

Time Event
18.30 Coaches depart from campus to Cathedral
18.45-19.30 Cathedral tour
19.30-20.15 Drink reception
20.30, 21.00, 21.30 and 22.00 Shuttle bus service to University


Local Pubs

The Canterbury branch of CAMRA provides some useful information. The University of Kent Student Union lists a number of pubs popular with students.

Restaurants and Cafés

The University of Kent Student Union lists a number of restaurants and cafés popular with students.

Dress Code

There is no formal dress code for the workshop or social events.

Last modified: 4th June 2003