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Garden Party

Queen’s University Belfast hosts a garden party during each day of graduation.

Set in the beautiful and historic Quadrangle of the Lanyon Building, the garden party provides an opportunity for graduates to celebrate their first few hours as a graduate with their family and friends.


Garden Party Schedule


Thursday 27 June  11:45am, 3.15pm and 6.15pm

Friday 28 June       11:45am, 3.15pm and 6.15pm

                                                                                                                             Saturday 29 June   11:45am and 3.15pm

Monday 1 July        11:45am, 3.15pm and 6.15pm

Tuesday 2 July       11:45am, 3.15pm and 6.15pm

Wednesday 3 July  11:45am, 3.15pm and 6.15pm


What To Expect

There is a Garden Party after each Ceremony. Featuring all the hallmarks of a great garden party there will be plenty of Fizz and nibbles, all accompanied by some live jazz music.

Each ticket provides entry to the garden party, a glass of Fizz or tea/coffee per person, live entertainment and some nibbles. Graduating students receive a complimentary garden party ticket as part of their Graduation Fee. Tickets will be checked upon entry.