Recent Events

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

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Newnham Family Forum 2019: ‘The Sandwich Generation’

The 2019 Newnham Family Forum discussed ‘The Sandwich Generation’: people who are caring for dependent children at the same time as ageing relatives. Many people experience this double responsibility, which can be a stressful…

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University Alumni Festival: 28-29 September 2019

On Saturday 28 September, four years of Newnham alumnae returned for Reunion Dinner: 1964, 1979, 1989 and 1999. Alumnae and guests enjoyed a three course dinner in College Hall, brilliantly prepared by the College…

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Roll Open Day 2019

Alumnae and their families and friends joined us for the Roll Open Day 2019 and a farewell to Dame Carol Black. There were games on the lawn, a collaborative art project (‘Weaving the Garden’)…

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TEDxNewnham

On Saturday 17 February Newnham was proud to present the first ever TEDx conference in collegiate Cambridge. The event was the first ever collaborative event between the Roll Committee, the Newnham Associates and the…

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Freshers’ Parents Lunch 2018

On Saturday 13 January 60 first year undergraduate students and their families were welcomed by the Principal for lunch in College Hall at the start of the Lent term. After a delicious lunch served…

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Newnham Family Forum 2017: ‘Mental Health and Young People’

On Saturday 12 October 2017 over 100 alumnae and their guests joined us in College to discuss the mental health issues that face young people in the 21st century, and to hear from experts…

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University Alumni Festival: 22-24 September 2017

As always, Newnham and Newnhamites celebrated University Alumnae Festival in style. On Friday 22 September, Dame Carol and graduate student Srishti Krishnamoorthy (NC 2013) joined the Heads of House and alumnae from the other…

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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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