Alumni Day & Association Dinner 2019

Saturday 28 September

Alumni Day starts at 12.00, when registration opens in the Grace Howard Room, where Downing College Alumni Association merchandise will be on sale and the winning entries from the Association Photographic Competition will be displayed. A pay-as-you-go cafeteria lunch is available in the Hall from 12:30 to 13:30; please note that Downing College has now gone cashless, so you will need to use a credit or debit card to pay for your lunch (you may also use Apple or Google Pay)

Several archive exhibitions are on show in the Maitland Robinson Library between 13:30 and 15:30: displays may change, but currently feature items from the Sir Lionel Whitby collection: War hero, medical pioneer and Master; ‘Downing’s early ‘Black Cantabs’’; ‘Downing 100 years ago’ (through the letters and photographs of Frank Furniss (1917)); and items from the bequest of the late Ray Sutcliffe (1959).

Evensong will be celebrated in the Chapel at 15:00 and complimentary afternoon tea will be available in the Grace Howard Room between 15:00 and 16:00. A display of College silver by Dr David Pratt, featuring highlights of the collection and gathering together all items of silver relating to the Boat Club, will be in the Grace Howard Room during tea.

A programme of events may be viewed and downloaded here.

Many daytime events, and the Association Dinner, may be booked below – dress code for the dinner is black tie. Pre-dinner drinks will be in the Grace Howard Room from 19:00; dinner will commence at 19:30 in the Hall. Please also book your Alumni Weekend accommodation below.

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Refunds and cancellations
Please note that payments cannot be refunded after the closing date for bookings, Friday 13 September at 13:00. If you wish to cancel paid-for items before this date, we will refund your payment, less a £5 administration fee. See our Terms & Conditions here.

 Booking for Alumni Day and the Association Dinner is now closed.


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Please note that only Downing College alumni will be shown below - guests are not listed here. You can change the order to year of matriculation by clicking on the Matric. year heading.

Alumni & Development, Downing College, Cambridge CB2 1DQ. Telephone 01223 334850· Email  Registered with the Fundraising Regulator