Educating the changing world in the science of colour

Day of Celebration 2019

Date: 10 May 2019 11:00am - 11:00pm

Location: The Hall, Fossgate, York YO1 9XD


The Day of Celebration 2019 takes place on Friday 10th May at the Merchant Adventurers’ Hall in York. Booking is now open! Please see the link to the online booking form below.

The day includes the AGM, Awards Ceremony, President’s Reception and Celebration Dinner.

The daytime events are free to attend, although booking is essential. The Celebration Dinner costs £66.00.

We are delighted to announce that our keynote speaker is Mhairi Muncaster from the William Morris Gallery. She will be giving a presentation entitled ‘William Morris and his Passion for Colour’.

The programme includes:

Daytime programme

10.30 Registration opens
11.00 Annual General Meeting (SDC members only)
13.00 Buffet lunch
14.00 Awards Ceremony followed by our keynote speaker

16.15 (approx) finish

Evening programme

18.30 President’s Reception
19.30 Celebration Dinner (black tie)

What does it cost and how do I book?

There is no charge for attending the daytime programme of events, although booking is essential.

The cost for attending the evening drinks reception and dinner is £66.00 (£55.00 plus VAT).

Bookings are now open!

To book your place please complete the online booking form.


We have reserved a small allocation of rooms at fixed rates for three city centre hotels via York’s official visitor information site Visit York.  To view availability and prices and to book your accommodation in York for the weekend of 9th – 11th May please follow the link here.  We have a limited number of rooms available so we advise you to book as early as possible!

Please contact if you have any questions

Society of Dyers and Colourists

Perkin House, 82 Grattan Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD1 2LU, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1274 725138, Email:
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