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.
Closing the Year
Winding down the year, a concert from ‘Homerton and Friends’, including newly commissioned music.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Children's Literature Treasures
The Library at Homerton College presented some treasures of its Children’s Literature Collection.
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’.
Guests were able to experience the glitz and glamour of The Great Gatsby in Homerton College’s grounds.
Showcasing our research
Strengthening ties between Homerton College, Cambridge, and Harris Manchester College, Oxford.
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
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.
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.
The 2nd Annual Kate Pretty Lecture
On Thursday, 8 March 2018, Pascal Soriot delivered the 2nd Annual Kate Pretty Lecture at Homerton College.
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?