Upcoming Alumni Events
Saturday 6th May 2017 - DCS Spring Walk - Upwood Meadows and Lady Wood
You are invited to a Spring Walk on the morning of Saturday 6th May in the beautiful Upwood Meadows and Lady's Wood. Matt Hamilton, Cambridgeshire Wildlife Trust's Senior Reserves Manager will be guiding us through this ancient woodland. The walk will be followed by lunch at a local pub. The cost of the walk will be £5.00 per person and lunch afterwards will be payable on the day. Places are strictly limited to 20, so book early to avoid disappointment. To book complete this form and return with your payment.
Friday 12th May - Reunion Dinner 1964-75 and 1984-1991
You are very cordially invited to an alumni/ae Reunion Dinner on Friday 12th May. If you attended College between the years 1964-1975 and 1984-1991, you and your partner, spouse or guest are very welcome to attend. The dress code is smart casual with ties for men. The cost of the three-course dinner is £26.50 per person, including pre-dinner drinks, wine and coffee. Prior to and following dinner, you will be able to view a display of newsletters and photographs of the time you were here. Should you wish to stay in Cambridge on Friday night, we do have a small number of guest rooms in College where we may be able to arrange accommodation or we can recommend one or two good bed and breakfast places. Please email the Accommodation Office to check availability. Book securely on-line here.
Saturday 3rd June 2017 - DCS Tour of the Ascension Burial Ground and The Cambridge Alphabet Museum
The 1.5 acres of the burial ground were established in 1857. Many city and university dignitaries, scientists and scholars are buried here, including 3 Nobel prize winners and 5 members of the Darwin family. Perhaps one of the burial ground’s most famous graves is that of Ludwig Wittgenstein (1899-1951). Professor Mark Goldie will be our guide. The chapel or Cambridge Alphabet Museum is used by the artist Eric Marland who specialises in carved lettering in stone or wood. We will tour his workshop and he will illustrate his craft using examples from the grave inscriptions. Finally lunch will be with our guides at a local hostelry. The cost of the day will be £8 per person which does not include lunch but will include the price of lunch for our guides and a donation to The Friends of the Parish of the Ascension Burial Ground. To book complete this form and return it with your payment.
The events listed below are not yet open for booking, however, if you want to attend any of them please click the title of the event you are interested in. You will be re-directed to an email form, please fill in your name and years at College in the message body, the Alumni Office will email you more information within two working days.
Friday 16th June 2017 - Darwin College Society Bumps dinner (provisional)
Friday 7th July 2017 - Alumni Garden Party
Thursday 20th July - Alumni Reunion Dinner in Perth Australia (TBC)
Tuesday 25th July 2017 - Global Cambridge (University event) in Melbourne followed by Darwin Alumni Reunion Dinner (TBC)
Thursday 27th July 2017 - Global Cambridge (University event) in Sydney followed by Darwin Alumni Reunion Dinner (TBC)
Saturday 23rd September 2017 - Alumni Family Lunch
14th or 21st October 2017 - Global Cambridge (University event) in Leeds followed by Darwin Alumni Reunion Dinner (TBC)
18th or 25th November 2017 - Global Cambridge (University event) in Paris followed by Darwin Alumni Reunion Dinner (TBC)