All Upcoming Alumni Events

Upcoming Alumni Events  

Thursday 26th October - London Drinks  Knights Templar Public House

You are invited to this informal networking evening for alumni who live or work in London.  You (and your guest) are welcome to arrive any time from 6.30pm, plus if you arrive before 7pm the first drink will be on the College. Please remember to bring your business card for the raffle, the prize will be a bottle of champagne!  There is no need to book, but please email us with your intention to attend so we have an idea of numbers.  We very much hope you are able to come along to enjoy good company in a convivial atmosphere.

Friday 3rd November - Alumni and Fellows Exclusive Guest Night 7.00pm

Guest Night is a long standing tradition at Darwin, last year was the first year we invited alumni to the dinner and it proved very successful and was well received. So we are pleased once again, to open the dinner to Darwin College Society alumni/ae and their guest(s).  Guest Night is akin to other Colleges' Feast Dinners; the menu is five courses with a complementary wine for each course and the dinner also includes pre and post dinner drinks. The menu can be viewed here.  The cost is £40.00 per person.  We do hope to see you at this exclusive dinner. Please book here before Friday 27th October.  Please do contact us if you have any questions regarding this event. A list of alumni attendees can be found here.

Saturday 4th November - Darwin College Society Local Heritage Event - Fungus Foray 10.30am


You and your guest(s) are invited to a 'Fungus Foray' at Gamlingay Wood. We will be expertly guided around the area by the wood's Warden and expert on it's fauna and flora, Peter Walker. Lunch will follow.  The cost of the guided walk is £5 per person (to include lunch for the Warden and a donation to the Wildlife Trust). Lunch is to be paid for on the day. Numbers are limited to 20 places, so book early to avoid disappointment. To book please download and complete this form.

Saturday 25th November -  Alumni Reunion Dinner in Paris 7.00pm Chez Francoise

On Saturday 25th November the University will be holding a 'Global Cambridge' event in Paris (more information here), following this we will be hosting a reunion dinner for Darwin alumni at Chez Francoise. We do hope you and your guest(s) can come along and enjoy the good company of fellow Darwinian's, and hear news and updates from the college and University. We will ask you to pay for the meal, all drinks will be courtesy of the college. The cost of the meal is £26.00, you can book on-line securely here.

Thursday 7th December - Global Cambridge New York (University event) followed by an Alumni Reunion Dinner  8.00pm Cornell Club

The new Vice Chancellor Stephen Toope will be the guest of honour at Global Cambridge New York, 6.00-8.00pm at The Morgan Library and Museum. Following this the Master, Mary Fowler and Development Director, Samuel Venn will host a select alumni reunion dinner at the Cornell Club. The cost of the 3 course dinner will be $65, and all drinks will be courtesy of the college. To book for the dinner please follow this link to the Cambridge in America website.

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 19th January to Friday 9th March - Darwin College Lecture Series. All alumni welcome, if you would like to attend Formal Hall afterwards please contact the Alumni Relations Team.

Saturday 27th January - Darwin College Society 'Local Heritage Event', Mike Petty Cambridgeshire Researcher, Lecturer & Historian will give a talk on 'Cambridge between the Wars', this will be followed by lunch.

Friday 9th March  - Darwin College Society Dinner

Mid March  - Master and Vice Master hosting dinners in Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai (TBC)

Mid March  - Development Director hosting dinners in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur (TBC)

Friday 11th May - Reunion Dinner for matriculation years 1975-85 & 2000-2010

Friday 16th June - Alumni Bumps Dinner




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