All Upcoming Alumni Events

Upcoming Alumni Events  

Saturday 6th May - DCS Spring Walk - Upwood Meadows and Lady Wood BOOKING FOR THIS EVENT HAS NOW CLOSED

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.

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.  Book securely on-line here.

Saturday 20th May - Reunion Dinner in San Francisco

It is the pleasure of the Master, Mary Fowler, to invite you and your guest(s) to a drinks reception, discussion, and dinner at Il Fornaio Italia, in San Francisco on Saturday 20th May from 6.00-9.00pm. Please do come along and enjoy the good company of fellow Darwinians, hear news and updates from the college and University, and to meet Mary and Euan Nisbet, Professor of Earth Sciences at  Royal Holloway, London.  We hope you will be able to join us for this special evening. The cost to attend the dinner is $55 per person; all drinks will be courtesy of the college. You can RSVP on the Cambridge in America website or email them.

Tuesday 23rd May - Alumni  Reunion event hosted by the Master in Los Angeles  

It is the pleasure of the Master, Mary Fowler, to invite you and your guest(s) to a drinks reception, discussion, and dinner at The Napa Valley Grille (Carneros Room) on Tuesday 23rd May from 7.30-10.30pm. Please do come along and enjoy the good company of fellow Darwinians, hear news and updates from the college and University, and to meet Mary and Euan Nisbet, Professor of Earth Sciences at  Royal Holloway, London.  We hope you will be able to join us for this special evening. The cost to attend the dinner is $55 per person; all drinks will be courtesy of the college. You can RSVP on the Cambridge in America website or email them.

Saturday 27th May - Alumni Reunion event hosted by the Master in Vancouver

It is the pleasure of the Master, Mary Fowler, to invite you and your guest(s) to a drinks reception, discussion, and dinner at Sage, The University of British Columbia, on Saturday 27th May from 6.00-9.00pm. Please do come along and enjoy the good company of fellow Darwinians, hear news and updates from the college and University, and to meet Mary and Euan Nisbet, Professor of Earth Sciences at  Royal Holloway, London.  We hope you will be able to join us for this special evening. The cost to attend the dinner is $47 per person; all drinks will be courtesy of the college. You can RSVP on the Cambridge in America website or email them.

Saturday 3rd June - 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.


Future Events

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)

Saturday 24th June 2017 - Global Cambridge (University event) in Dusseldorf followed by Darwin Alumni Reunion Dinner 6.30pm Weinhaus Tante Anna

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)

 

 

 

 


 

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