Harlaxton 50th Anniversary Celebration Weekends

50 years of Harlaxton is certainly something to celebrate, and we look forward to celebrating in style around the world!

We have fantastic plans for celebration weekends at the manor in June and July 2021, and though they are filling fast, we still have spaces available in June. Come to Harlaxton this summer to join the party!

Due to the popularity of this event, the July weekend is now full. The June celebration weekend will be held June 25-28, 2021 and will follow the itinerary below. Please contact alumni@evansville.edu if you have questions about these weekends.

Registration for June

Below is the schedule and pricing for these trips:

Harlaxton Trip Group Photo 1

Dates Activities


Arrival Day

  • Independent arrivals throughout the afternoon at Harlaxton
  • Check in to rooms at Harlaxton
  • Tour of the manor
  • Evening banquet and Prosecco toast to kick off the celebration at Harlaxton
    • Speeches about Harlaxton’s past and future
Harlaxton Manor Front


Harlaxton/Free Day

  • Free day around the manor or for day trips as desired
  • Activities at Harlaxton to include:
    • Biking around the ground and canal
    • Garden tours o Bell tower/inner workings of Harlaxton tour
    • Themed activities for different classes
    • Renewal of vows option
  • Late afternoon Gold Room lecture
  • Evening banquet/party at Harlaxton
Outdoor Path


Day trip to Nottingham

  • Breakfast and free time around Harlaxton
  • Mid-morning coach transport to Nottingham
  • Free time to explore the city
  • Sherwood Forest tour
  • Coach return to Harlaxton
  • Evening country pub tour:
    • The Geese and Fountain
    • Chequers Inn (dinner)
    • The Gregory Arms (walking return to Harlaxton)
  • Late fireworks show at Harlaxton upon return


Harlaxton/Departure Day

  • Breakfast at Harlaxton
  • Check out of rooms at the manor
  • Coach to Grantham station for onward travel
  • Housing for this event will be in student rooms with shared bathrooms in the manor.
    • If you are booking for a party of 2-4 people who intend to share a student-style room, you can choose the shared room option for each person when registering.
    • If you are booking for any number of people, each of whom wishes to have an individual room, you can choose the single room option for each person when registering.
  • There is also an option to book without accommodation should you decide to stay at a local hotel or guest house.
  • You are responsible for your own flights to/from the United Kingdom and transportation to/from Harlaxton Manor. We will send out independent arrival instructions to Harlaxton after the registration deadline.
  • All pricing for this event includes a $50 donation to the Harlaxton Society.
  • You will be required to pay a $300 deposit per person upon registration up until March 1, 2021, after which you will be expected to pay your remaining balance by May 1, 2021.
  • The price options for this event are as follows:
    • $790/person in a shared room
    • $865/person in a single room
    • $425/person without accommodation included
    • $500/child (up to 11 years old)

Harlaxton Trip Group Photo 2

Harlaxton Trip Group Photo 3

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