Previous Events

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Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:30
A huge congratulations to all our Manor Hall alumni graduating over the next few weeks and best wishes for your futures. The graduation ceremonies are running from Friday 14th July to Friday 21st July and more information can be found on the...
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 18:00
This year's Alumni Weekend will be held from Friday 14th July to Sunday 16th July 2017.  The highlight of the weekend will be the Hall Associations Joint Annual Dinner, which the Manor Hall Association are participating in for the first time.  This...
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 18:00
TICKETS NOW ON SALEThe Association's Summer Ball is the biggest event in our social calendar and sees current and former Manor Residents coming together to mark the end of the academic year. This black tie event is held in honour of those Manor...
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 19:00
Our second Alumni Speaker Evening will be held on Saturday 11th February 2017 at Manor Hall. Four recent alumni return to the Hall to talk to current students and residents about their career pathways since University. An ideal opportunity for...
Friday, December 9, 2016 - 19:00
December sees the Association host its second biggest event of the year - the perennial favourite that is our traditional Carol Service. The service will take the form of a Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols, with lessons being read by readers...
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 20:00
This is the first major event in the Association's calendar, with a specific focus on those who have just arrived in their new home and our student members who have just returned from the summer break. The event will take the form of a quiz with a...
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 15:00
This year's Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 5th June, 3pm, at Manor Hall including reports from the year and the election of next year's Executive Committee. Member's will receive the official notice, agenda and minutes of the 2015...
Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 19:00
TICKETS ON SALE NOW The Association's Summer Ball is the biggest event in our social calendar and sees current and former Manor Residents coming together to mark the end of the academic year. This black tie event is held in honour of those Manor...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 19:30
World-renowned organist and Patron of the Association, Dr Jennifer Bate OBE, will be performing an organ recital at Christ Church with St Ewan's, Bristol on Wednesday 4th May, 7:30pm. Dr Jennifer Lucy Bate OBE is a highly acclaimed concert organist...
Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 18:30
The Association is pleased to again host a Gala Night Reception for the final performance of this term's Manor Amateur Dramatics production of 'Woyzeck' Woyzeck is only a poor man, but is abused by all the members of society surrounding him. His...
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 19:30
The Association's next event is the Alumni Speaker Evening, on Saturday 27th February, 7:30pm in the Junior Common Room. This is a new event for the Association and sees four recent graduates return to the Hall to speak about their experiences at...
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 19:00
The Association invites members and their guests to join us for our traditional Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols. This perennial favourite see us come together to sing in the festive season. The carol service will be followed by complimentary...
Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 19:30
Saturday 3rd October, 7:30pmThe Association invites all current residents, students and our members to our annual 'Wine & Welcome'.Held in the JCR and Bar at Manor Hall, guests will enjoy a complementary glass of wine whilst meeting the newest...
Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 08:00
On Saturday, 19th September members of the Executive Committee will be on hand to offer refreshments during move in day. We'll be in the Library so please do pop by for something to drink and a chat to find out a little more about what the...
Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 17:00
The Association’s Summer Ball is the highlight of our annual events calendar and provides an ideal setting to meet various generations of Manorites. The Ball is held in honour of this year’s graduands and acts as a small gesture of our good wishes...
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 19:00
The traditional Manor Hall Carol Service taking the form of a Festival of Lessons & Carols. This event has been a firm favourite since the Hall first opened in 1932 and sees the Manor Hall community come together to celebrate the festive period...
Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 18:30
Guests are treated to a prosecco reception before enjoying priority seating at the final performance of this term’s Manor Amateur Dramatics production – an original contemporary adaptation of Marlowe's Doctor Faustus Tickets are limited for this...
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 19:00
Following the huge success of last year's event, we are holding our Wine and Welcome again for current residents and our members on Saturday 11th October. A great opportunity for the newest members of the Manor Hall community to meet one another,...
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 09:00
The first thing you do when you arrive at Manor will obviously be to collect your keys, get shown to your new room and then start the daunting task of unpacking your stuff! Thankfully there'll be plenty of people on hand to help you though, whether...
Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 22:00
Tickets go on sale soon for the Association's annual Grand Prize Draw. This year we're supporting 'Mind' the mental health charity and already have some great prizes lined up. Tickets will be £2 each or 3 for £5 - we'll update this page as soon as...
Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 18:00
The Association’s Summer Ball is the highlight in our annual events calendar and provides an ideal setting to meet various generations of Manor residents. The Ball is held in honour of this year’s graduands and acts as a small gesture of our good...
Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 19:00
Each year the Association organises an event to allow current residents of the Hall to meet some of their predecessor to find out what they've been up to since leaving Manor. Most of these alumni will now be in full time employment so it is an...
Friday, December 13, 2013 - 18:00
As we enter Advent the Association would like to invite all our members and their guests to a Festival of Lesson & Carols in the Manor's Great Hall. Complementary refreshments will be availble and we'd welcome you all down to the bar for drinks...
Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 18:30
"A spoilt young man's life of drink and women is ruined by the sudden return of his disapproving mother. Can his loyal manservant's tale of a ‘haunted house’ throw her off the scent and save his hapless master...?" To celebrate the final...
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 17:30
Wednesday 19th June, Bristol Zoo Gardens This summer, the Manor Hall Association is holding the first annual Manor Hall Graduation Ball in the spectacular Clifton Pavillion at Bristol Zoo Gardens. This will be a great summer event for all members...
Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 13:00
Saturday 8th June, 2pm  All members of the Association are invited to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting. The meeting will include changes to the constitution, ratification of membership fees, reports from the Chairman and Treasurer and...
Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 19:00
In February 2013 the Manor Hall Association will host its 4th annual network event since reforming in 2008. This event has been very popular in the past and gives the opportunity for former and current residents of Manor Hall to forge new and...
Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 13:00
On Saturday 15th December the Warden, Dr Martin Crossley Evans, is leading the first MHA Walking Tour of Bristol. Utilising his extensive knowledge and unique style, your tour guide will highlight all the hidden gems around the historic city of...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 19:30
On Wednesday the 12th December, the Manor Hall and Clifton Hill House Christian Union are holding their annual carol service in Clifton Hill House with readings, carols and mince pies. This popular event is a great opportunity to get together...
Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 19:00
The Manor Hall Association (MHA) held its annual networking event for current and past students and friends on Saturday 11th February. With the added attraction of having a Ceilidh Country Dance band to encourage everybody to be involved the night...
Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 18:00
On the 29th September 2011, twenty-eight students and alumni, from a whole range of age groups, gathered together at Manor Hall for a reunion dinner. The evening was a great success and included a pianist who performed during the meal, enhancing...
Saturday, February 5, 2011 - 19:00
The MHA held its second annual February gathering on 5th February 2011 to enable Manor residents and alumni to come together and catch up, or come to know each other. The event, which we entitled “The Manor Network” proved hugely successful and we...
Saturday, July 4, 2009 - 18:00
In 2009 the Manor Hall Association  reunion dinner celebrated the centenary of the University of Bristol and was held in the Great Hall of Manor Hall on Saturday, 4th July as part of the extensive centenary celebrations throughout the University....
Saturday, January 31, 2009 - 23:00
On Saturday, 31st January 2009 the Manor Hall Association was very pleased to welcome a number of former bar managers back to the Hall. The Committee were joined by a representation of the last 15 year's worth of bar managers as well as other ...
Saturday, April 26, 2008 - 11:30
The main event to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Manor Hall was held at the hall on Saturday 26th April 2008. All alumni, current students and friends were invited to this historic event, which also marked the reforming of the Manor Hall...