July 1, 2010 | By Rakhitha | Filed in: Education, Royal College, Sri Lanka.

Royal College which started in year 1835 is celebrating its 175th anniversary in year 2010. Need not to say that this is a massive milestone and time to celebrate service rendered by Royal College to its past and present students, and to this country.

Royal Parade 2010 and “Party on the Street” will be happening on 3rd July 2010 as a part of 175th Anniversary Celebrations. This is a once in a life time event all the Royalists and Old Royalists can take part with their friends and families. If you a Royalist or an Old Royalist this is not an event to miss.

Parade is expected to start at 3:oo pm from Royal College Junior Gate.  Hopefully you have already received information about the event. If not, following are few information extracted from the e-mail sent out by organizers.

Party On The Street - Royal College 175th Anniversary CelebrationsAll Old Boys groups are requested to be present by 2:30 pm and line up from the Orient club to Lionel Wendt theater. Entrance ticket will cost Rs 600/=. It includes an “I Love Royal” sticker, Car Pass, Royal College 175th Anniversary Celebration Cap and a small souvenir. Participants are required to have the sticker pasted or wear the cap for identification. That will also facilitate the entrance to the party.

Hope you guys have already purchased your tickets. If you still haven’t purchased tickets, you can buy them from RCU office. It is advised to buy tickets as early as possible to avoid rush. Tickets can also be purchased from  special counter at RCU office for Old Boys groups on the day of parade, between 12:00 noon to 1:30 PM. Also there will be a tickets counter open near Orient Club from 2:oo pm onwards.

Funds raised from the event will go in to construction of a new indoor sports complex which will accommodate sports that are not accommodated by the current sports complex.

Parking is available at Thurstan College, Race Course Grounds, Public Library car park near the War Memorial and Behind Independence Square. After the parade, there will be a shuttle service from Green path (Street Party Venue) to the parking areas every 15 minutes.

Don’t miss this great event and be there with your friends and family. Hope to see you all at the party. I’ll be the one wearing the Cap :). Please spread the word!

Related Links:

Royal Parade 2010 – Walk Route

Royal College

Royal College Union

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