Events Calendar
Oct 12 - Oct 14
All day
Kent in Washington DC Alumni Weekend
University of Kent in America Alumni Events

Board members from the University of Kent in America and University of Kent staff invite you to congregate in another Cathedral City! It will be a chance for the alumni community to reconnect, engage, and have fun. Some planned events include a tour of the Capitol Building and Evensong at Washington's National Cathedral - see more in the Itinerary below. Save the date, book your travel and rooms, and stay tuned!

The deadline has now passed for the group discount at The Dupont Circle Hotel but if you would like to book here, please mention that you are part of the University of Kent group and they will see what they can do.

Schedule of events:

Friday 12 October

12:00 - 14:00: Tour of the US Capitol Building followed by lunch

Meet at the Capitol Visitor Centre on First St NE, Washington, DC 20515

Free admission


15:00 - 17:00: Spy Museum - Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains

Meet in the Museum Lobby at The Spy Museum on 800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004

Walk-up price of $22.95 or buy online for $20.95 

Find out more and buy tickets:

18:00 - 20:00: Dinner at Smith Commons

Meet at 1245 H Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002

BOOK HERE (and pay on the day): 

20:00 - 22:00: Night Time Tour of the Monuments

Meet at 1245 H Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002

Donate to the University of Kent in America: 


Saturday 13 October

11:00 - 12:00: National Portrait Gallery - "1968, An American Odyssey"

Free admission

Meet in the Courtyard Café at the gallery on 8th St NW & F St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Find out more: 


20:00 - 22:00: Arena Stage: 'Turn Me Loose' - A play by Dick Gregory 

Meet at Arena Stage on 1101 Sixth Street SW, Washington, DC 20024

Tickets: $86.00 - $105.00

Find out more and get tickets: 

Sunday 14 October

13:15 – 15:30: Brunch at Smith Commons

Meet at 1245 H Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002

Pay on the day

Find out more: 

RSVP HERE: Eliot at

16:00 – 17:00: Evensong at National Cathedral

Meet at the Cathedral on 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

Find out more: 



Various locations - Washington DC
United States


Open to Alumni and friends,

Dependent on activities chosen

Contact: Naomi Fleet
T: 01227 816055
Development Office
Categories: Alumni and reunions


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Last Updated: 10/01/2012