The Opening of the Faulkes Institute of Geometry

The Faulkes Institute of Geometry was opened on 1st May 2002 amid great celebration. At the party following the opening, Nigel Luckhurst took some photographs, one or two of which are shown below. The captions should not tbe taken seriously.
 

Dill Faulkes with Raymond Lickorish and Nick Corfield
 With Nick Corfield and the Vice Chancellor
CAPSA? What's that?

 
Dr Faulkes cuts the ribbon
Dill Faulkes offers Keith Moffatt a donation?
... but not for Fluid Mechanics

 
Come on - let's find a pub!

 
Nigel Hitchin remembers the polytope that got away.