The Women’s 40th Anniversary weekend

17 - 19
Friday, September 17, 2021 - 12:15 to Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 17:30
Contact person
Simon Offen
01865 286075
Talk / Lecture

The ‘40 Years of Women at the House’ anniversary weekend will take place at the House from 17th-19th September 2021.

The Friday and Saturday are just for our alumnae, whilst Sunday will be a day to bring partners and/or family for a BBQ and an afternoon of (light) competition at the Sports Ground.


Friday 17th September                                                                                      £30 inc. VAT


7pm                             Informal reception with buffet and cash bar               


Saturday 18th September (day)                                                              £32.50 inc. VAT


9:30am                         Welcome

10:30am                       Refreshments

11am                            Women of the Picture Gallery: Curators Past and Present

12pm                           Upper Library Exhibition Launch

1pm                             Lunch, with tea and coffee

2pm                             Researchers at the House: Panel Discussions

3-4:15pm                     Women in Wine (talk and tasting), or

                                    Garden Tour, or

                                    Cathedral Tour and Q&A

4:30-5:30pm                 Piano Recital, by Judith Valerie Engel

5:30pm                        Group Photo

6pm                             Evensong with Frideswide Voices


Saturday 18th September (evening)                                                       £62.50 inc. VAT

7pm                             Drinks reception

8pm                             Formal Dinner in Hall, with coffee, wines and port


Sunday 19th September                                                                        £25 inc. VAT (adults)

                                                                                                                 £15 inc VAT (children)


11am                            Choral Eucharist with special preacher

Family Day at Sports Ground

12:30pm                       BBQ

2pm                             Tours: Alice in Wonderland and Harry Potter

4pm                             Tea and cake, event concludes


How to Book:

RSVP by: 3rd September 2021

Please fill out the online booking form here:


Rooms: Within the limits of available accommodation, members are very welcome to stay in College on Friday and Saturday nights, and enjoy breakfast in Hall on Saturday and Sunday.

Rooms can be booked on our website:  using the code WOMEN402021. If you have any special room requests, please note then in the additional information box in the booking form.