is a student hall of residence
at the University of Bristol
Manor Hall is situated in the Georgian/Victorian suburb
. The main building was erected between 1927 and 1932 as a women's hall of residence.
The Hall has several student societies established exclusively for its residents. In addition to the Junior Common Room Committee there is also a Music and Drama Committee, Manor Hall Club Bar, Hall Christian Union
and more recently the Manor Hall Charity Committee.
A Senior Common Room Committee, consisting primarily of postgraduate
students but also of older undergraduates
and recent graduates
, is responsible for overseeing the various aspects of hall life in conjunction with the Warden, Domestic Staff, Hall Office and the porters. The SCR, as well as the Warden, have a degree of responsibility for pastoral care of undergraduate residents. The present warden is Dr. Martin J Crossley Evans MBE, who has held the position for 25 years (as of the Spring of 2009). He is the third longest serving Warden in the history of the University of Bristol.
Annual traditions at Manor Hall include the running of two musical/drama productions a year (once in November/December, once in March), three formal dinners (Halloween, Christmas and Spring (Easter/Valentines)), and a Garden Party to celebrate the end of the academic year
. Occasionally, although not always, a Cabaret will be run in which residents can show off their talents -... Read More