THwomen40 Anniversary Event - 1 July 2017   


The Master and Fellows of Trinity Hall would like to invite all alumni to the 

THwomen40 Anniversary Event
Black & White Ball

on Saturday 1 July 2017

as we mark 40 years of women at Trinity Hall


Tickets for this event have now SOLD OUT

Please email if you would like to be added to the waiting list

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In October 1976 the first female graduates and fellows were admitted to Trinity Hall, followed by the first female undergraduates in October 1977. Forty years on, Trinity Hall is hosting a series of special events to mark these milestones. Visit THwomen40 for more information. 

Trinity Hall has organized an exciting programme of events taking place from 12 noon on 1 July 2017 including a Panel Discussion '40 years on, have we smashed the glass ceiling?', Anniversary Dinner and a Black & White Ball.

Date: Saturday 1 July 2017
Location: Trinity Hall
Cost: Click here to view the ticket options available
Dress code: Black tie/ball gown or cocktail dress for the evening with a black and white theme | no dress code during the day

We have also commissioned a bespoke Trinity Hall pendant (solid sterling silver) designed by alumna, Laura Davidson (1998), which is now available to mark this milestone. See more details


Please note that tickets for the afternoon programme and dinner have now sold out. There are still tickets available for the Black & White Ball.


12:00 onwards   Oral History and Exhibition “Hall Women: A Short History of Women at Trinity Hall”
13:30-14:15       Welcome from the Master and Poster Session in the Lecture Theatre
14:15-15:30       A choice of four tours:

Option 1: Old Library visit ‘Women in Special Collections of Trinity Hall’
Option 2: Garden Tour of Trinity Hall 
Option 3: Walking Tour of Cambridge with Angela Carr (1979)
Option 4: Visit to the Genizah exhibition at the University Library

15:30-16:30       Tea and cake served on Latham Lawn
16:30-17:45       Panel Discussion “40 years on, have we smashed the glass ceiling?” in the Lecture Theatre
18:45-19:30       Drinks Reception on Latham Lawn
19:30-22:00       Anniversary Dinner in Hall and the GSR
22:00-01:00       Black & White Ball in the Fellows' Garden

The Aula Bar will be open between 12:00 and 15:00 where refreshments will be available to purchase. 




Further details about the programme are available here.






Tickets for the afternoon programme and dinner have now sold out. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please email Tickets are still available for the Black & White Ball. To book online, please click here. Alternatively, please contact the Alumni and Development Office on +44 (0)1223 332550 to book and pay over the phone.

The guest list is now available to view online. Please note that login to is required. Only TH members will appear on the guest list.



Accommodation will be available for the night of Saturday 1 July, and you can choose from single rooms on Central Site (£40 B&B); single ensuite rooms at Wychfield (£42 room only or £52 B&B); or double rooms at WYNG Gardens on Thompson's Lane (available as single or double occupancy and room only or B&B ranging from £70-£120). Please note that accommodation is not available on Friday 30th June.


Additional information

Please note that we are unable to offer refunds for bookings cancelled within five working days of the event, except in exceptional circumstances.

If you have any enquiries, please contact the Alumni and Development Office on +44 (0) 1223 332550 or email 


Please email if you would like to be added to the waiting list


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