|14:00||17:45||Car parking available at various sites|
|14:00||17:45||Registration in marquee on St Cross Green, close to Cathedral North Door|
|14:30||17:45||Robing in marquee on St Cross Green, close to Ely Cathedral North Door; official photography in Lady Chapel, Ely Cathedral - approach by external North Door.|
|14:30||18:00||Refreshments available at King's School Hayward Theatre site|
|17:30||18:15||Graduates and guests admitted to the Cathedral|
|18:00||18:30||Programme of Organ Music|
|18:30||19:45||Ceremony takes place|
|19:45||20:15||All hired robes to be returned|
On the day
Arrival and registration
Please register from 14:00 in the marquee on St Cross Green on the north side of the Cathedral. Your entry tickets and any further information will be given to you at registration. You are advised to arrive early and no later than 17:30 to allow sufficient time for collection of robes, for photography and for refreshments.
Graduate robing will take place in a marquee on St. Cross Green on the north side of the Cathedral. Gowns will be available from 14:30.
Details of gowns can be found under Helpful info.
A programme of organ music commences approximately 30 minutes before the ceremony and you are asked to be in your seats no later than fifteen minutes before the start of the ceremony. The ceremony is expected to last approximately one and a quarter hours.
If your name has an unusual pronunciation that you would like to clarify for your on-stage presentation, please telephone Learner Support on +44 (0) 1223 361851 as soon as possible to ensure that the Graduate Presenter pronounces your name correctly.
The photographers will be available from 14:30 until 17:45 (scrolls are provided).
Details of the service provided by Ede and Ravenscroft Photography Ltd can be found under Helpful info.
Refreshment vouchers will be given to you at registraton and these will allow you to collect a small picnic lunch or tea. Other items, such as strawberries and cream, champagne, tea and coffee, will be available for cash purchase if required.
Provisions can be made for graduates and any guests that have disabilities. Please contact Learner Support at the Regional Centre (Tel: +44 (0) 1223 361851) before the ceremony to discuss any special arrangements.
A ramp and steps will be provided for access to the stage. Graduates using a wheelchair or with mobility difficulties may choose to process on to the stage or to consider an auditorium presentation.