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Old College, The University of Edinburgh

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Join us for the Christmas Tree Lighting in the Old College Quadrangle. Photo Credit: Neil Hanna

About this event

Christmas Tree Lighting

Thursday 25 November 2021

4.45 p.m.

*** Please note this event will take place outdoors***

*** Please dress for the weather. ***

The Principal, Professor Peter Mathieson invites you and your colleagues to join him in the Old College Quadrangle for mulled wine and Christmas pies when the Christmas tree lights will officially be switched on.

Singing by the University Choir.

Music form the Salvation Army Band.

We very much hope you can join us for this Festive event.

Please note:

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