Celebrate the Sesquicentennial in London

May 14, 2015 · 7:00 p.m.

Old Billingsgate, Lower Thames Street, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, London

Come kick up your heels, lift the chorus, and celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the first truly American university.

The Big Idea: Cornell Celebrates 150

Cornell celebrates 150 in London

At the end of its tour through several US cities and in Hong Kong, the university's traveling Sesquicentennial show—The Big Idea! Cornell Celebrates 150—journyed to London in May, with several festivities and fanfare.

View our albums from our London events:


7:00 p.m.

Registration and reception

8:30 p.m.

The Big Idea! Cornell Celebrates 150, followed by a dessert reception


View a list of the Cornell Sesquicentennial co-chairs.

National Sesquicentennial Co-Chairs

  • Peter Meinig '61
  • Nancy Meinig '62

See how Cornellians celebrated 150 in London