We hold many events for Members in College, in the UK and all over the world: lectures, concerts, visits, reunions and much more. Details are below and do come and join us.
Saturday 9 JUN 2018
Recent Graduates' Dinner (June)
7:00pm – Hall
Members who matriculated in 2010 are very welcome to come and have dinner at High Table on Saturday 9 June.
Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Friday 15 JUN 2018
Society vs. College Cricket Match
The annual cricket match will be held at the College ground on Wilberforce Road from 11.30am.
Do come along and support your chosen side!
Thursday 5 JUL 2018
Visit to Stowe House and Landscape Gardens
12:00pm – Stowe, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 5EQ
The Society will be visiting Stowe House for a tour of the restoration of the house and a visit to the gardens, landscaped by Capability Brown.
We will meet at the House at 12 noon for drinks followed by a buffet lunch in the Music Room. We will then be given a guided tour of the House, including the North and South Fronts, interpretation centre and museum. There will be
an optional roof tour. We will end the day with tea and cakes at 4pm. The landscaped gardens (National Trust) are open from 10am and all are welcome to visit them during the day.
Places are charged at £30 per person.
Saturday 7 JUL 2018
Event for Members who matriculated between 1991 & 1993 and 1999 & 2001
Members who are ‘halfway’ between their formal College Gathering, last invited back to College in 2013, are invited to an afternoon event at which they can meet up with contemporaries.
Food and drink will be provided, and please join us for what we hope to be an enjoyable opportunity to reconnect with
Members. Do encourage your College friends to do so too!
Further details will be sent as soon as they are available.
Saturday 14 JUL 2018
Society Garden Party
2:30pm – Fellows' Garden and Paddock
Members are invited to a garden party, which will be held by the Emmanuel Society on Saturday 14 July from 2.30pm in the Fellows’ Garden and Paddock at the College.
There will be many entertainments during the afternoon for all ages, including children, who are very welcome, as are other friends and relations. It is an excellent opportunity to catch up with old friends and new, and to enjoy the College grounds in the summer.
Afternoon tea will be served in the Fellows’ Garden, and bring swimming costumes if you would like to test the temperature of the water in the pool.
The tennis courts will also be open, so do bring racquets and balls if you would like to play.
Children under the age of 16 can attend at no cost, so we hope that many Members will bring their children to make it a real family event.
Places are charged at £27.50 per adult.
Monday 16 JUL 2018
Society Book Group - Easter term meeting
The Easter term meeting of the Society book group will be considering Henry Blyth’s Caro: A fatal passion which deals with the life of Lady Caroline Lamb.
The group will meet at 8pm in the Fellows' Breakfast Room from 8pm, and there will be dessert served alongside. Places are charged at £12 per person and guests are very welcome.
Wednesday 1 AUG 2018
City of London Dinner
The Society are planning a dinner for those who work in or around the City of London next year.
If you would be interested in attending, please follow the link below.
Saturday 11 AUG 2018
Society Book Group
The summer meeting of the Society book group will take place at the house of Rosanna Moseley Gore (matric.1979) and her writer husband Charles Moseley in the village of Reach, northeast of Cambridge. Charles is a Cambridge academic and writer and we will be discussing his book Out of Reach before, during and after a bring & share lunch, followed by a guided walk around this fascinating village and its Fen-edge surroundings. More information about Out of Reach can be found on Amazon.
There is no charge, but please do bring a contribution to food and drinks. Numbers are limited to around 10; partners are very welcome.
Friday 21 SEP 2018
Gathering of Members (1961-1966)
To be arranged
Society Book Group - Michaelmas term meeting
In Michaelmas term, the group will meet in the College's Fellows' Breakfast Room, to read The Sport of Kings: Kinship, class and thoroughbred breeding in Newmarket by Rachel Cassidy, an anthropologist. She will be joining via Skype to discuss this piece of work and her understanding of gambling.
Saturday 10 NOV 2018
Dinner in Glasgow
The Master and Society will be visiting Glasgow in the autumn, and will be holding a dinner there for members. The speaker at the dinner will be Alice Strang, Senior Curator at the National Galleries of Scotland, and a Saltire Society Outstanding Woman of Scotland 2016.
Saturday 17 NOV 2018
Society Day and AGM
The annual Society Day will take place in College in November.
Tuesday 4 DEC 2018
College and Society Carol Service
6:30pm – Temple Church, London, EC4Y 7BB
Following the great success of the previous carol services led by the Chapel Choir, this years’ service for Members will
be held at the Temple Church, London EC4Y 7BB, at 6.30pm. Enjoy an evening of carol singing, readings and reflections
with fellow Members of the College, with drinks afterwards.
There is no need to book, but please register your interest to give us a rough idea of expected numbers.
To be arranged
The Society is considering holding events in the Channel Islands.
To be arranged
Dr Stephen Thompson (1983) is organising meetings in Washington and Boston as well as in New York. Events are also being arranged for Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
To be arranged
The Society is considering holding an event in Cornwall.
To be arranged
Other events overseas
Further events are planned for France, Germany, Mexico, New Zealand, Japan, Sydney and Toronto.