An interactive public event for all
Come and take part in an interactive trail that invites you to question what you thought you already knew about what it is to be human, what it might be to be human in the future.
Strengthening ties between Homerton College, Cambridge, and Harris Manchester College, Oxford.
We hope many of our alumni will join us for the annual Alumni Reunion Weekend in our anniversary year.
A one-day festival of music, science, drama and more
Winding down the year, a concert from ‘Homerton and Friends’, including newly commissioned music.
A chemistry lecturer in the early twentieth century, Hilda Hartle was a passionate campaigner for women’s rights in the sciences.
Dame Sally Davies, the first female Chief Medical Officer for England, became an Honorary Fellow in 2016.
Homerton College welcomed its first Organ Scholar, Ian Howard, in 2011. Having joined the University Organ Trials, the College subsequently appointed Jonathan Huse and now Chris Baczkowski.
In October 2017, Homerton students created a dance to celebrate the arrival of a new sculpture by Harry Gray.
On Saturday, 10 February, we began exploring our first Burning Question with a dynamic showcase of research on healthcare.
When Homerton College moved to Cambridge, it had to create its own opportunities for first-hand teaching experience.
In this story from the archives, Peter Cunningham discovers Percival Sharp – a Homerton College alumnus who made a great impact on education in the late 19th and early 20th century.
John Conder was the founding Principal of Homerton Academy in 1768.
On the external wall of the Cavendish Rooms, the Foundation Stone of Cavendish College can be seen.
Geoffrey Clarke’s memorable work is the largest permanent sculpture in the College art collection.
Beverly Wood (nee Lord), 1967-71, was part of the first year group awarded degrees from the University of Cambridge.
Homerton College’s personalised stone carvings were created by David Kindersley in 1957.
Peter Cunningham remembers the Black and White Buildings, which were a key part of Homerton College between the 1960s-90s.
Trish Maude, Emeritus Fellow, remembers a key part of the Primary Generalist course: ‘Snippets’.
Peter Cunningham remembers Jean Rudduck, who was renowned for her work in education research.
Peter Cunningham, exploring the Archive, tells the story of Homerton’s wartime nursery, which still exists today in a new location.
Peter Cunningham, exploring the archive, discovers Betty Rea, who taught at Homerton College between 1949 and 1964.
On Friday, 27 October 2017, the College came together to celebrate our 249th anniversary.
Carol Ann Duffy, UK Poet Laureate since 2009, wrote a poem called Homerton to celebrate becoming a full College of the University of Cambridge
70 years after its creation, the Homerton archive was very grateful to receive a jacket made at College by former student, Margaret Todd.
Edward Stallybrass travelled 4,000 miles to bring Christianity to Siberia.
Bureaux were a standard feature of Homerton College rooms for generations of students
A memorial for Armistice Day, 11 November 1918
Standing proudly opposite the Principal’s office, the Skillicorn gates are a testament to one Principal’s impact on her students.
Hanging in the Macaulay Room, a vivid painting by a highly regarded English painter of the twentieth century.
Her unique character and encouraging teaching meant that she was an inspiration to generations of students.
Wonderland came to Homerton for the UK’s biggest celebration of Alice’s 150th anniversary.
A cricket club founded by Homerton College alumni exists today as Leyton Orient Football Club.
Trish Maude, Retired Senior Member, remembers the day she cartwheeled for Dance at Homerton
Senior Lecturer and Warden-Tutor at Homerton 1966-83, Mary Barbara Wallis had a surprising back-story.
Rung to begin formal dinners and events, the bell has always been a symbol of college life.
Standing in the Combination room, a gymnastics buck has seen a huge amount of College history.
Filmed at Homerton in 1944, The New School has never been found.
The Charter Choir, founded in 2009, is Homerton’s première musical ensemble.
Homerton College’s success in the 19th century was in part due to three generations of the Morley family.
The portrait of Evelyn Lowe is a hidden treasure of Homerton’s art collection.
Some of the most memorable paintings in the College art collection were a gift from artist Coqué Martínez.
Hanging on the east wall of the Great Hall, ‘A Florentine Procession’ is a memorable feature for all who spend time at Homerton.
The engraved glass doors leading to the Fellows’ Dining Room hide a rather eventful history…
Now inconspicuous in the Macaulay room the long settee, once partly hidden by a screen where hapless men were entertained to tea.
Dame Beryl Paston Brown, Principal between 1961 and 1971, enabled Homerton students to take the new Cambridge Bachelor of Education degree.
Mary Allan was Homerton’s first, and longest serving, female Principal, from 1903-35.
One of the longest serving Principals at Homerton Academy, London
John Horobin orchestrated Homerton College’s move from the East End of London to Cambridge.
John Fell was resident and classical tutor at Homerton College between 1787 and 1797.
When Charles Wellbeloved took up his studies at Homerton, he could never have imagined that he would begin a connection between the two newest Colleges of Oxford and Cambridge.
Philip Rundall was a key member of the art department from 1973-98, and is now a Retired Senior Member. Here Philip remembers painting the portrait for Principal Alan Bamford.
In 1957, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, visited Homerton to open the newest building onsite.
Nobel Prize-winning philosopher Dr Albert Schweitzer visited Homerton in 1955, here remembered by Judith Legg (student at Homerton 1954-56).
Evelyn Glennie is the first person in history to successfully create and sustain a full-time career as a solo percussionist.