Recent Events

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

Commemoration

Our Commemoration weekend for reunion years 1946, 1956, 1966, 1991 and 2006 saw a packed out dining hall for the Saturday night dinner, which featured Clare McGregor’s (NC 1991) after dinner speech on her…

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Law Networking Lunch

Newnham’s twelfth Law Networking Lunch was held on February 20 2016. These events are intended for all those with legal interests and facilitate present students to make links with former members, and alumnae to…

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Women’s Varsity Rugby Match at Twickenham

Newnham alumnae gathered in the stands to cheer on the winning Cambridge University Women’s Rugby Team as they scored eight tries in the Varsity Match on December 10. This was the first ever Women’s…

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NewnhamRoll Mums Forum 2015

Seeking once again to explore the issues facing parents today, 2015’s NewnhamRoll Mums Forum, held on November 7, handled the subject of Fathers and Fatherhood for the 21st Century. Our speakers included a househusband…

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Alumni Festival

Alumnae from the matriculation years 1960, 1975, 1985 and 1995 were invited back for their special reunion weekend over the University’s Alumni Festival on September 25 – 27. A busy programme of events was…

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Friends Event

Friends of Newnham College were invited to a lecture on September 5 2015. Dr Claire Nicholson, freelance lecturer and Executive Council member of the Virginia Woolf Society, spoke on ‘Virginia Woolf: a Woman of…

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London Walk, Young Alumnae

On Saturday 18 July, alumnae from London and further afield took a private guided tour of the Old City before enjoying a coffee together in the sunshine. The day was set up by the…

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Wartime Remembered Day

The Wartime Remembered Family Day, held on July 4, was hugely popular. Hundreds of guests took advantage of the glorious weather to sit in Newnham’s gardens, which had been decked out in era-appropriate style…

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Women of the Year Event

We were honoured to host the Women of the Year Event on June 13 2015. Guests, who were made up of Newnham Associates and Women of the Year, attended a lunch in Clough Hall…

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Commemoration 2015

Our major reunion weekend continues to go from strength to strength, with this year’s Commemoration fully subscribed. Over 200 alumnae from the years 1945, 1955, 1965, 1990 and 2005 visited College over the weekend,…

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