Festival

Saturday, 27 October 2018 is our 250th Birthday. You are warmly invited to a celebratory day of FREE activities! Many events are drop-in, but please let us know you will be attending.

BOOK YOUR PLACE AT THE FESTIVAL NOW

Face Painting

Face painting for the young at heart

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Time: All day from 10:30am to 16:00pm
Location: Combination Room

Dance: Under the Skin

Dance performance and workshop

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Times:  Sessions at 12:00-13:00 and 14:00-15:00
Location: Dance Studio

Action Stations: Create a New Protein!

Create your own novel protein

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Time: 10:30-12:30
Location: Conference Reception

Dame Evelyn Glennie CH

Masterclass and 'In Conversation'

Price: FREE
Sessions: BOOK
Time: Doors open 16:00
Location: Great Hall

Messy Science

Eruptions, explosions, gunge and giant bubbles

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Times:  15:00-16:00
Location: Homerton’s Lawns

Action Stations: Stem Cell Robots

Come and play with our robots

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Time: 11:00-12:00
Location: Conference Reception

On Being Intercultural

Workshop: Cultivate humanity in the 21st Century

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in (but please note spaces are limited)
Time: 10:30-11:30am
Location: Fellows’ Dining Room

Action Stations: Hitting the Bull’s-Eye

Developing effective medicines

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Time: 14:00-16:00
Location: Conference Reception

Children’s Literature at Homerton

Interactive, hands-on activities for kids

Price: FREE
Session: Drop-in
Time: 10:30-16:00
Location: Bamford/Skillicorn Rooms

Action Stations: Realising the NHS

A different perspective

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Time: 16:00-17:00
Location: Conference Reception

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Time: 14:30-15:30
Location: Conference Reception

Puppet Theatre

Puppet fun for all the family

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Times: Shows at 11:00-11:30, 13:00-13:30, 15:00-15:30
In between shows come and meet the puppets and have your photo taken with them.
Location: Buttery

Quiet Room

A space containing light sculpture and generative music

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Time: All day from 10:30 to 17:00
Location: Combination Room

Rare Books Talk

Treasures from the rare books collection

Price: FREE
Sessions: BOOK
Times:  12:30-13:00 and 14:00-14:30
Location: Library

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Time: 12:30-13:30
Location: Conference Reception

Local Craft Stalls

Work by Cambridge artisans

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Times:  10:30-16:00
Location: Combination Room and Buttery

Balloon Modelling

Balloon twisting fun for all the family

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Time: All day from 10:30 to 16:00
Location: Combination Room

CARE: from periphery to centre

Elena Cologni guides a tour of her art installation

Price: FREE
Sessions: BOOK
Time: 10:30-11:30 and 15:30-16:30
Location: Meet in the Glass Corridor

Champagne Afternoon Tea

A bit of refinement

Price: £20 per person.
Sessions: BOOK
Time:  14:30
Location: Fellows’ Dining Room

Henry Moore’s Locking Piece

A talk by Sebastiano Barassi

Price: FREE
Sessions: BOOK
Time: 10:30-11:00
Location: Meet in the porter’s lodge. 

Price: FREE
Session: Drop-in
Time:  13:00-15:00
Location: Macaulay Room

Mad Hatter’s Lunch

Alice in Wonderland themed lunch

Price: £20 for Adults, £15 for children
Sessions: BOOK
Time: 12:00
Location: Great Hall

Homerton Jazz Orchestra

Jazz classics and funky tunes

Price: FREE
Session: Drop-in
Time:  12.00-13.30
Location: Marquee

Curiouser and Curiouser

Homerton College Picturebooks Exhibition

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Times:  10:30-12:00 and 14:30-16:00
Location: Library

Explore the Homerton Archive

Investigate Homerton College’s unique and fascinating history.

Price: FREE
Sessions: BOOK
Times: 11:30-12:00, 13:00-13:30, 14:30-15:00.
Location: Archive

The First Principal

Finding John Conder

Price: FREE
Sessions: BOOK
Times:  15:30
Location: Macaulay Room

Monsters, Myself and AI

What does it mean to be human?

Price: FREE
Sessions: BOOK
Times:  14:00-15:00
Location: Auditorium

Circle of the Sphinx

A fiendish mystery solving team game

Price: FREE
Sessions: BOOK
Times:  Sessions at 10:30-11:30, 12:00-13:00, 14:00-15:00
Location: Mary Allan Building

Pop-up Posters

Learn about Research at Homerton

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Time: All day from 10:30 to 16:00
Location: Corridor near the Fellows’ Dining Room

Storytelling

Stories to bring a smile and a giggle to your little one’s face

Price: FREE
Sessions: BOOK
Times:  Storytelling at 10:30-11:00, 12:30-13:00, 13:30-14:00, 15:30-16:00
Location: Auditorium

Food Stalls

Snacks and food available all day

Price: See each food stall for details. 
Sessions: Drop-in
Times:  10:30-16:00
Location: Marquee

Price: FREE
Session: BOOK
Time:  11.30-12.30
Location: Macaulay Room

Pop-up Theatre

Drama to delight everyone

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Times: To be confirmed
Location: All over College

Zorbing

Become a human hamster and roll around in a ball

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Times:  10:30-15:30
Location: Homerton’s Lawns

Become a Barista

Try your hand at making a sophisticated coffee

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Times:  11:00, 12:00, 14:00
Location: Griffin Bar

Free coffee

Get your caffeine fix here!

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Times:  10:30-16:00
Location: Marquee, Combination Room, Buttery

The Spark of Change

A panel discussion

Price: FREE
Sessions: BOOK
Times:  11:30-12:30
Location: Auditorium

Gin Tasting & Cocktail Making

Sample the Homerton Gin

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Times:  14:00-15:00
Location: Griffin Bar

Ride the Rodeo Bull

How long can you stay on?

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Times:  10:30-16:00
Location: Marquee

Absolute Pandemonium

Learn to play the steel drums

Price: FREE
Session: Drop-in
Time:  10.30-11.30
Location: Marquee

Conquer the Surfboard Simulator

Ride the virtual waves

Price: FREE
Sessions: Drop-in
Times:  10:30-16:00
Location: Marquee