Alumnae News

We are always keen to hear what our alumnae are up to. We send a monthly newsletter, ‘News from Newnham’ to keep alumnae up to date. 

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Personal Alumnae News

Annabel Morgan, nee Lawrence (NC 1998) below with her daughter, Phoebe, born in February 2020. Phoebe is doing very well despite having spent most of her life under lockdown! Rachael Haggerty, nee Ashton, (NC…

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Life in the Library – Celebrating Newnham’s 25th Library Graduate Trainee

As Newnham College Library welcomes its 25th ‘Library Graduate Trainee’, we reflect on the memories and lasting legacies of nearly a quarter of a century of trainees. Since 1996 Newnham College Library has hosted…

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Newnham Sunflower Success for Lyn

A Welcome Bit of Newnham Sunshine! As a keen gardener I always enjoy visiting my local garden centres and each Spring I buy small plants to bring on in the greenhouse. Sometimes I sow…

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Don’t miss telling your story… deadline for submissions to the second Newnham Anthology is fast approaching

Above image courtesy of Celina Fox (1966) The Lockdown has proved to be a catalyst for the Newnham Anthology: a wide-ranging gathering of reflections and recollections of College life for the 150th Anniversary. Spring-cleaning…

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New play Mountains based on the bestselling book Sweet Mandarin by alumna Helen Tse MBE comes to Stratford Circus Arts Centre

Helen Tse MBE (NC 1996) would like to invite all Newnhamites to watch Mountains and join her for pre-theatre drinks at 18:00, Friday 20 April 2018 at Stratford Circus Arts Theatre. Mountains, adapted from Helen Tse’s…

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Award-winning composer Janet Wheeler (NC 1975) conducts ‘I sing and Ever Shall’ on 24th March 2018

Janet Wheeler conducts I Sing and Ever Shall, her exuberant new choral showpiece which celebrates singing in all its forms, setting texts from Dickinson, Tagore, Herrick, and others, including the Muse of Love. The…

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Newnhamite elected as first female master of Gonville & Caius

A Newnhamite will make history as she has been named as the first female Master of Gonville & Caius since its foundation 669 years ago as Gonville Hall. Dr Pippa Rogerson, the Director of…

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Alumna Claire Curtis (NC 2001) wins national award for pro bono contribution to charity

Claire Curtis, MML NC 2001, was nominated by Clyde & Co and short-listed for the LawWorks’ national award of Best Contribution by an Individual 2016. For nearly five years Claire has been involved in…

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Newnhamite is Curator of Vanessa Bell Exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Sarah Milroy (NC 1980) is the curator of the forthcoming Vanessa Bell exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery.  The show has been co-curated with Ian Dejardin, Sackler Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery. This is the…

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Eleanor Bron performs play at Newnham written to combat dearth of roles for women over 50

A celebrated actor has written a new play to create new roles for women over the age of 50 and the alumnae of Newnham College were invited to a special performance of it. Eleanor…

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