Recent Events

To get a flavour of what’s been going on recently, read some of the reports on recent events.

Global Cambridge – Edinburgh Event

On Friday 10 March the University of Cambridge held an alumni event at the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh.  The event was part of the University’s Global Cambridge series in which they are holding…

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Literary Archive 2017: Writing for Children

Newnham’s biennial Literary Archive Event this year focused on the topic of Writing for Children. We were joined by Fellow Gill Sutherland, former Royal Literary Fellow Anne Rooney and five Newnham alumnae authors to…

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Music for the Festive Season Concert

Music for the Festive Season Concert and Friends’ Reception

Over 50 of our Friends and Young Friends joined us for a drinks reception prior to this year’s Raleigh Music Society Concert; Music for the Festive Season. Our guests had the chance to catch…

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London Lecture Series – Professor Onora O’Neill and Caroline Diehl (NC 1975)

Philosopher Professor Onora O’Neill, former Principal of Newnham College, was joined in conversation by Caroline Diehl (NC 1975), founder and Chief Executive of Media Trust, the communications charity. It was the second of our…

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NewnhamRoll Mums Forum 2016

Saturday 15th October 2016 This year’s NewnhamRoll Mums Forum, held on October 15th, challenged our audience with the question Modern Families: What really Counts? We were lucky enough to have two Newnham Senior Members…

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Annabel Arden

Importance of performing arts discussed at popular Newnham Conversation event

The Alumni Festival saw the return of the popular Newnham Conversation on Sunday, September 25. The topic being discussed at the 2016 sold-out event was: Discovering Music, Opera and the Importance of the Performing Arts. …

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Wall knocked down at celebratory event to mark start of building project to improve facilities

Hundreds of former Cambridge students gathered at Newnham College on Saturday to watch the ceremonial demolition of a wall which marked the start of a major building project. Alumna Philippa Moore (NC 1996) won…

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Jayne Senior

Stories of courage and determination shared at Women of the Year event at Newnham

An afternoon full of stories of courage, determination and inspiration took place at Newnham at a special joint event with Women of the Year. Four guest speakers shared their personal, and very different, experiences…

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Geography Networking Lunch

Newnham Geographers gathered together on Saturday 7 May to celebrate all that Lucy Adrian has done for Geography at Newnham, meet the current students, catch up with old friends and make new connections. This…

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An evening with Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger DBE

A full report on the London Speaker Event can be found here.

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