Anniversary Year

2018 was a year-long celebration of free-thinking education engaging over 4000 people, including the biggest free public event that a Cambridge College has ever hosted.

Homerton 250 Concert

Closing the Year

Winding down the year, a concert from ‘Homerton and Friends’, including newly commissioned music.

A Celebration of Leah Manning

A Life for Education

On Tuesday, 20 November, Homerton College hosted a celebration of an incredible alumna, Dame Leah Manning, who most notably rescued almost 4000 children from the Spanish Civil War.

Homerton 250 Festival

A celebration of 250 years of free-thinking education!

A one-day festival of music, science, drama and more to celebrate 250 years of Homerton College.

Foundation Evensong

A Service of Celebration

On Tuesday, 23 October, the Charter Choir of Homerton College led a special service of Choral Evensong celebrating the foundation of the College in 1768.

CARE: from periphery to centre

Art and Archive Exhibition

Combining commissioned, site specific art and material from the College Archive, this exhibition could be seen in Homerton College between 15 and 28 October.

Alumni Reunion Weekend 2018

Celebrating 250 years of free-thinking education

We were pleased to welcome back many of our alumni for the annual Alumni Reunion Weekend in our anniversary year.

Curiouser and Curiouser

Children's Literature Treasures

The Library at Homerton College presented some treasures of its Children’s Literature Collection.

Picturebooks: Open Cambridge

A talk by Morag Styles

Homerton College Library opens its doors as part of Open Cambridge.

On Friday, 7 September 2018, author and illustrator Pam Smy gave a public talk as part of the conference ‘Synergy and Contradiction: How Picture Books and Picturebooks Work’.

The Great Gatsby

Outdoor Cinema

Guests were able to experience the glitz and glamour of The Great Gatsby in Homerton College’s grounds.

Graduate Research Day

Showcasing our research

Strengthening ties between Homerton College, Cambridge, and Harris Manchester College, Oxford.

Shakespeare in Performance

Masterclass and Discussion

On Sunday, 13 May, Dr Abigail Rokison-Woodall, Simon Russell Beale, and Professor Michael Dobson led an exploration into Shakespeare performance, featuring a new edition of Hamlet by Arden.

On Monday, 30 April, Homerton Fellow Dr Veronika Fikfak and Associate Fellow Dr Hayley J. Hooper launched their new book: Parliament’s Secret War

Peopling the Dark

Philippa Pearce Lecture

The tenth Philippa Pearce Lecture, an annual event that celebrates excellence in literature for children, will be given by acclaimed author Frances Hardinge.

Monsters and Me

Exploring the human, monstrous, and everything in between

On Sunday, 14 April, Professor Geoff Ward and Dr Beth Singler discussed Frankenstein, artificial intelligence, and their impact on our sense of humanity.

On Wednesday, 21 March, a phenomenal panel discussed the role of genomics in the future of medicine, as part of the Cambridge Science Festival 2018.

What Science Can Do

The 2nd Annual Kate Pretty Lecture

On Thursday, 8 March 2018, Pascal Soriot delivered the 2nd Annual Kate Pretty Lecture at Homerton College.

Action Stations

Future visions of healthcare

Come and take part in a circuit of short activities with our expert healthcare researchers. Faced with real-world hands-on healthcare puzzles, problems and patients, what would you do?