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2025 Centenary Gala Dinner

Saturday 15 March 2025

A program of exciting events for 2025 is being planned to celebrate our Centenary, including a Gala Dinner on Saturday 15 March 2025 – the 100th anniversary to the day of the opening of the College in 1925.

Key events in 2025 are:

Gala Centenary Weekend, 14-16 March 2025:

Friday 14 March – Welcome drinks at the Queen’s Head, 5-7.30pm

Saturday 15 March – tours of the College

Saturday 15 March  Centenary Gala Dinner – simply not to be missed!

Sunday 16 March – a long Sunday Brunch at the College, 10am-3pm

Sunday 4 May – Founders’ Day afternoon tea and Evensong

Later in 2025:

– launch of the Centenary history written by Associate Professor Paul Sendziuk and Dr Carolyn Collins

– the J C Bannon Oration on “St Mark’s and law, politics, and history” by our Centenary historians.

Further details of Centenary events will be announced later this year. Tickets for the Centenary Gala Dinner will go on sale in September.

All warmly welcome!

Table captains

If you would like to be a table captain for the Gala Dinner, our Director of Centenary Engagement, Karin Dunsford, would be delighted to hear from you. Email her here, or ring the College on (08) 8334 5600.


If you are travelling from the country, interstate, or overseas for the Gala Weekend and seeking accommodation, the Oval Hotel has put aside rooms especially for the St Mark’s community. The hotel is conveniently located near the Convention Centre, the venue for the Gala Dinner, and near the College. Bookings at a special discounted rate can be made here.

Enquiries about any of the Centenary events can be made to Carol Atkinson, Events Manager, by emailing here, or by phoning +61 8 8334 5610.


Saturday 15 March 2025
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