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Roll of Alumni Weekend and Dinner 2024 (including alumni reunion dinner for 1964, 1974, 1984, 1987 and 1988)

Dining Hall with guests

Girton College is delighted to be hosting our annual Roll of Alumni weekend dinner (including reunion dinner for all those who matriculated in 1995, 1996 and 1997) on Saturday 28 September 2024. The dinner coincides with a weekend of activities being held in the College including talks, the unveiling of the latest addition to our People’s Portraits collection, and a concert.

To book your attendance please complete the form at the end of this page. Bookings will close by Friday 13 September 2024 but please note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis so early booking is recommended. 

Saturday 28 September 2024

10.30 – Reception Desk in the Reception Room opens for collection of name badges and programmes

10.30 – 17.00 Free Tea and Coffee will be available outside the Old Hall

11.00 – 12.00 Trailblazer: the life and work of Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon. Join Jane Robinson, author of Blue Stockings and Trailblazer as she explores the life and work of Barbara Bodichon, co-founder of Girton College. More information...

12.00  14.00  Lunch will be available with in the cafeteria in the main Hall. 

The Library and Archive will be open.  

14.00 – 15.00 Pā kahawai: A world inside a hook. During her talk, Dr Lucie Carreau (Collections Team Coordinator at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge), will aim to reveal why hooks are more than small utilitarian objects, and how their abilities to bridge land and sea, articulate past and present, and connect peoples, make them amongst the most extraordinary objects of Pacific material culture. More information...

18.00 – 23.30 Bar will be open.

18.00 – 19.00 Concert This year’s Concert for the Roll will feature a current PhD student, Edward Campbell-Rowntree on piano, and the prize-winning soprano, Georgie Malcolm, with whom he regularly collaborates. The two musicians have been invited to take part in the 2024 Wigmore Hall International Song Competition.  More information... 

19.00 – 19.45 Drinks Reception

19.45 Roll of Alumni Dinner

For all alumni including reunion tables for those who came up in 1964, 1974, 1984, 1987 and 1988.  

Sunday 29 September 2024

08.00 – 08.40 Communion Service in the Chapel (no booking needed)

08.00 – 10.00  Breakfast for those staying in College

10.00 – 11.00  Reception desk open

10.30 Gardens Talk More information will follow soon.