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.
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.
Drawing, Playing, Making, Exploring
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
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.
Parliament’s Secret War
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.
Genomics is the Future of Medicine
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.
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?