Events

Whether you want to enjoy one of our weekly lunchtime recitals, attend a conference, get invaluable advice at a careers workshop, see a play staged or learn something new at our Pudding Seminars, there’s always something going on at Newnham.


Transforming Lives: the women behind Save the Children

Join us for a celebration of Dorothy Buxton and Eglantyne Jebb, the women who faced arrest and criticism to found Save the Children. Guest speakers, Dr Peta Dunstan and Clare Mulley, biographers of Buxton…

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Henry Sidgwick Memorial Lecture: Ali Smith

Newnham College is delighted to announce that author Ali Smith, CBE, will give this year’s Henry Sidgwick Memorial Lecture. Smith’s lecture is untitled: as with her recent novels, her lecture will be shaped by…

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Rebels: Newnham MCR Conference 2019

Since the very beginning, Newnham College has been home to outstanding, unapologetic and radical women. Continue that tradition this May. The Rebels Conference celebrates all that which is rebellious and challenges the status quo.…

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Margaret Anstee Centre – Opening Celebration

The Principal, Professor Dame Carol Black, the Vice-Principal and Director of the Margaret Anstee Centre Dr Emma Mawdsley along with Board, Committee Members and Fellows invite our special guests  to attend the Opening Celebration…

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