All Upcoming Alumni Events

Upcoming Alumni Events

April 2019

Saturday 27th April, morning: Hardwick Wood Spring Walk

Alumni and their guest(s) are invited to join the Darwin College Society's spring walk at Hardwick wood on Saturday 27th April. Hardwick Wood is a 15.5 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest south of Caldecote in Cambridgeshire. It is managed by the Wildlife Trust and is part of the West Cambridgeshire Hundreds Living Landscape Scheme. The wood is home to many wild flowers and birds, such as woodpeckers and willow warblers. Following the walk, there will an opportunity to stay for a pub lunch nearby. The cost of the event will be £5.00 which will include a donation to the Wildlife Trust. You will order and pay for your lunch individually. Terry Moore will email those who have booked for the event closer to the day with details of parking, meeting time and lunch venue. The group size will be restricted to 20. To book please complete this form and email or post it back to the Alumni and Development Office.

May 2019

Sunday 5th May, 11.00am-1.00pm: Darwin College Alumni Brunch in New York City hosted by the Master, Mary Fowler

You and a guest are invited to an alumni brunch hosted by the Master, Professor Mary Fowler, and Development Director, Samuel Venn, which will be held at Sarabeths Central Park South in the Skylight Room. The cost per person is $60. You can book securely on-line through Cambridge in America. If you have any questions please do email us.

Tuesday 7th May: Darwin College Alumni Drinks in San Francisco hosted by the Development Director, Samuel Venn

Darwin College Development Director, Samuel Venn, will be hosting a drinks reception at The Cavalier, San Francisco. There is no need to book for this event but we do ask that you email with your intention to attend.

Friday 10th May: Alumni Reunion Dinner for years 1964-75 and 1986-96

This year alumni who studied at Darwin between the years 1964-75 and 1986-96 are invited to attend the Reunion Dinner. The cost of the three-course dinner is £30.00 per person, including pre-dinner drinks, wine and coffee. Prior to and following the dinner, you will be able to view a display of newsletters and photographs of your time here at Darwin College.  The dress code is smart casual with ties for men. This is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends from your time at Darwin and you are encouraged to come along in groups with other alumni you know. Book for you and up to two guest here.

Friday 17th May: Combined Former Fellows Formal Hall and Guest Night

Emeritus and Former Fellows and their guests are invited to join the Combined Former Fellows Dinner & Guest Night on Friday 17th May. This will be an exclusive meal taking place in the Richard King Room and will be limited to 30 people. The cost of this dinner will be £37.50 for fellows and £45.00 for guests. This will include a five course meal with a suite of wines and pre and post dinner drinks. Pre-dinner drinks will commence at 7pm for a 7:30pm dinner. Normal Formal Hall dress code applies.We hope that you will be able to attend this exclusive dinner. To book please email making sure to include guest names and any dietary requirements.

June 2019

Friday 14th June: Darwin College Society Dinner

Alumni and their guest(s) are cordially invited to this term's Darwin College Society Dinner on Friday 15th March 2019. Please note that the dinner is part of a normal Formal Hall. The evening starts in the Parlour from 7.00 pm and then dinner in the hall at 7.30pm. Normal formal hall dress code (lounge suits or equivalent) applies and gowns are entirely optional for Old Darwinians. The meal will cost £28.00 per person (including all drinks). After the dinner we will adjourn to the Richard King room for drinks and nibbles courtesy of the College. To book your place, please complete this form and return it to us by email or post before midday on Tuesday 11th June.

July 2019

Saturday 6th July: Darwin College Boat Club 50 Anniversary Event

This is surely one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the year. The DCBC have organised a day of events to celebrate 50 years of the Boat Club, including a barbeque lunch, a row on the river, an exhibition of '50 Years of the Boat Club', a formal dinner, Anniversary cake, a band, bop and DarBar. In addition memorabilia and kit is available to buy. Complete information can be found here.

Sunday 7th July: Alumni Garden Party

Alumni and their guest(s) are cordially invited to the Old Darwinians' Garden Party on Sunday 7th July to be held in our beautiful gardens - weather permitting. The event will be from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. There will be a games section for children including Giant Jenga and Connect 4.  Please note that there is limited capacity for this event, if we reach optimum capacity we will operate a waiting list. We do hope to see you at the Garden Party. It will be a great opportunity to enjoy good company, wine, soft drinks and canapés with fellow Darwinians. You can book for you and up to three guests here.

Future Events

The events listed below are not yet open for booking, however, if you want to attend any of them please click the date 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.

Sunday 29th September: Bradfield Court Grand Opening (TBC)



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