Join us at St Hugh's for this special occasion, as we celebrate 100 years since the planting in 1919 of the beautiful Magnolia soulangeana on Main Lawn, which was presented to St Hugh's by the students to mark the end of the First World War.

6 April 2019, 13.30-17.00

Booking is now open for the St Hugh's Armistice Tree Centenary Celebration on 6 April 2019.

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Booking Deadline: 29 March 2019

Our celebrations will centre around a performance of Dear Chocolate Soldier, a docudrama edited and arranged by St Hugh's alumna Kate Glover, FRSA (Modern History, 1965). The play is based on the 1916-1918 letters of Leek-born Bombardier Edwin Hassall, who served in the trenches of the Somme throughout the First World War. Afternoon tea will also be laid on for our guests.

To book your ticket(s), please fill out our online booking form by 29 March.

Ticket prices:

Standard - £15

Current St Hugh's Students - £7.50

Children (under 18) - Free