The Gathering

Petrean Events are pleased to announce that all events can now be booked online, this will not only cut down on paper post, but will also allow you to pay directly and  securely with your debit or credit card.

You will need to register an account at UpayChilli. UpayChilli is a system that the College has been using for student events for nearly two years and we have decided to roll it out to alumni.The Affiliate code you need to create an account is 'Petrean'.

We have created a GUIDE for you to use to set up your account, please contact Holly Ashcroft if you have any problem



Petrean Family Day, Sunday 17 September 2017

On Sunday 17 September the College will once again be delighted to welcome Petreans with their children and/or grandchildren to a Party in the College. There will be a BBQ and a programme of children’s entertainment as well as refreshments more suited to the grown-ups.  It will be an occasion for Petreans to bring their families to enjoy the College and its gardens in the company of friends. New for 2017; The Raptor Foundation will be joining us with birds of prey, for a display and flight demonstration in the Scholar’s Garden. In previous years this event has been fully booked so we would advise early booking. Limited parking may be available subject to weather and ground conditions at the time. Please BOOK ONLINE please contact Holly Ashcroft if you are unable to book online. For help with creating an online booking account please consult the 'how to' GUIDE. For help with booking this event, please consult the step-by-step guide for booking the Family Day. £25 per adult ticket, children under 18 go free, please specify when booking. 2.30 p.m. to 5p.m.


Petrean Dinner for those matriculating 1971-1975, Saturday 23 September 2017

Petreans who matriculated in the years 1971 to 1975 inclusive are warmly invited to attend the ‘Petrean Dinner’ on Saturday 23 September. Invitations and further details will be circulated in early summer to all members who matriculated in the years concerned. Afternoon tea is between 4.00 and 5.30 p.m. (spouses and partners are welcome to attend tea). Dinner will then be served in the Hall at 7.30 for 8.00 p.m. Limited accommodation will be available in College overnight for members who wish to stay – first-come, first-served. There will be a service of Holy Communion in the Chapel at 8.00 a.m. on Sunday morning, 24 September; breakfast will be available from 8.30 to 9.15 a.m.  Please BOOK ONLINE For help with creating an online booking account please consult the 'how to' GUIDE.

if you are having trouble using to online booking system please complete the following form and return it to Holly Ashcroft


William Stone and 1284 Circle Luncheon, Saturday 23 September 2017

A lunch for members of the William Stone Society and the 1284 Circle, together with partners/spouses, will be held on Saturday 23 September 2017. Invitations have been circulated


Peterhouse Day at the Races, Saturday 30 September 2017

The Peterhouse Society Committee is delighted to announce a Peterhouse Day at the Races, on Saturday 30 September, as part of the Michaelmas events programme.

Tickets cost £50 per person and include entry to the Premier Enclosure at Newmarket Races, followed by a drinks reception and dinner in College. You are welcome to bring guests to this event. Tickets for the event can be booked online or by contacting Holly Ashcroft. For more information about Newmarket Races, please visit their website. Entry to Newmarket from 12 noon, Pre-dinner drinks at Peterhouse, 7p.m.


Peterhouse Remembrance Day Service, Sunday 12 November 2017

The Service will be held in the Chapel at 6.00 p.m. Members wishing to dine afterwards should contact the Development Office. Petreans who have served in the Armed Forces are especially encouraged to attend


Peterhouse London Carol Service, Thursday 7 December 2017

Save the date, online booking will open in September. The service will take place at St Vedast-alias-Foster, London, EC2V 6HH at 6.30 p.m.


Contact Details:


Telephone: 01223 746984

Post: Holly Ashcroft, Development Office, Peterhouse, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RD

The Committee welcomes ideas for other groups whose members would like to reunite, whether at the College or in particular regions of the country.  Please be in touch with the Development Office