Past events

14th July 2019

Gardens Day is now fully booked.

Join us for a guided tour of the College Gardens, starting at 11am with coffee in Hall on your arrival. The tour of the gardens will be from 11.30am-12.30pm, followed by drinks on the Nuffield Lawn and lunch in Hall.  The event costs £30 per head. Please contact the Development Office to book your place at

1st July 2019

To mark the Steven Isenberg Junior Research Fellowship, Professor Sir Christopher Ricks will give a talk about Norman Mailer’s literary achievements. This free event in the Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre will start at 5pm.

Professor Sir Christopher Ricks will give a presentation on Norman Mailer’s rhythms: his novels and higher journalism – the ways in which great prose, particularly as it attends to heroism, accommodates the cadences of the English heroic line. 

15th June 2019

The Benefactors' Garden Party will be held in the College Gardens from 3pm-5pm. We would be delighted if you could join for what has become a very enjoyable annual event giving the Provost and Fellows of the College the opportunity to thank all donors.  The dress code is smart casual. 

Personal invitations are being mailed out.
5th June 2019 to 9th June 2019

Tickets are now on sale for this year's Buskins summer play, The Tempest.  The Buskins plan daily performances from Wednesday 5 June to Saturday 9 June, at 8pm, as well as an additional matinee performance on Saturday at 2pm. You can book your tickets via this link

11th May 2019

A black-tie Dinner in Hall for Old Members, Fellows and current students of Physics. Please book your place by contacting or telephone Gemma Page in the Development Office on: 01865 278374. There will be a drinks reception at 7pm followed by Dinner at 7.30pm.

13th April 2019

Drinks Reception and Dinner:

Smart dress code for dining in Hall for all Old Members who read Classics. Cost: £45 per head. Accommodation is available in College. To book your place, please contact the Development Office.

13th April 2019

The 2019 North American Reunion will be held in Washington DC. 

10th April 2019

Peter Frankopan in Conversation with the Provost, Sir Jonathan Bate

At the University Club, One West 54th Street, New York.

Please RSVP to

16th March 2019

A black tie dinner in Hall for those who matriculated in 1973,1974, 1975 and 1976. Personal invitations will be mailed out.

9th March 2019

Our annual dinner for all Old Members who either read or are practising law. (Invitations have been sent out)