CERN held an Open Doors weekend in April 2008 with Saturday 5 April for CERN for staff and users and families and Sunday 6 April for the general public. To coincide with this Alan Walker arranged a visit to CERN for Peter Higgs and a party from the School of Physics and Astronomy. In addition to Peter the party included Head of School Richard Kenway, Senior Lecturer Alan Walker, the SCI-FUN Development Officer Peter Reid, undergraduate and aspiring science journalist Jessica Griggs as well as Professor Franz Muheim and Dr Yuehong Xie of the particle physics experiments group.
Photographs were taken by Alan Walker, Peter Reid and Claudio Marchelloni of the ATLAS experiment and CERN who retain copyright. These images should not be used without express permission.