The Gathering

Petrean Events

We 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 problems


LGBT+ History Month Super Hall, Friday 23 February 2018, Peterhouse

Students will be hosting Super Hall to celebrate LGBT+ History Month. You are welcome to attend the dinner using one of your domas meals (there will be small charge for wine, billed after you dine)

If you would like to attend please contact Holly Ashcroft


The 4th Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Archaeology in honour of Professor Norman Hammond, Monday 26 February 2018, Peterhouse

In Search of Aztec Tenochtitlan: recent archaeological discoveries in Mexico City

Dr Leonardo López Luján, (Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Mexico City, and Director of the Proyecto Templo Mayor)

Monday 26 February, 2018, 5.30p.m. Friends of Peterhouse Theatre, followed by a reception in the Lubbock Room

If you would like to attend please contact Holly Ashcroft you are also welcome to dine after the lecture using one of your domas meals


Peterhouse Boat Club Dinner, Saturday 3 March 2018, Peterhouse

Current Boat Club members would be delighted if alumni were able to join them at their termly dinner. Pre-Dinner Drinks will be at 7.15 p.m. in the Master’s Lodge, with Dinner at 8.00

Dress code is black tie or PBC blazers, Tickets £35 per person, you are welcome to bring a guest

Spaces are limited so please BOOK ONLINE or contact Holly Ashcroft


Peterhouse Maths and Natural Sciences Dinner, Friday 16 March 2018, Peterhouse

Following the success of the previous Maths and Natural Sciences Dinner held in College in 2006, we have decided that it would be congenial to repeat the exercise early in 2018. Pre-dinner drinks, hosted by the Master, will be served in The Master's Lodge at 7.15p.m.

We hope that the Dinner (8.00 p.m.: lounge suit) will also enable as many old friends as possible to meet up in the convivial atmosphere of the College Hall, the event will, we believe, provide a welcome opportunity to catch up with one another again.

The cost of the dinner will be £50 per person and Petreans are welcome to bring a guest

places are limited so please BOOK ONLINE or contact Holly Ashcroft


Peterhouse Manchester Dinner, Sunday 18 March 2018, The St James's Club, Manchester

We are delighted to announce a private dinner with the Master in Manchester, on Sunday 18 March, 2018. Bridget will be hosting Petreans in the beautiful surroundings of the St James’s Club, Manchester’s oldest private members club, from 6.30 p.m. for pre-dinner drinks, followed by dinner at 7.00. The cost of the dinner is £55 per person, including a three-course meal, wine and coffee. Petreans are also welcome to bring a guest. The dress code is lounge suit. Please book by Thursday 1 March 2018.

places are limited so please BOOK ONLINE or contact Holly Ashcroft


Spirit of '56  Dinner, Saturday 21 April 2018, Peterhouse

A Special dinner for members of the Peterhouse Boat Club; the Henley Ladies’ Challenge Plate Anniversary Dinner celebrates the annus mirabilis of Peterhouse rowing in 1956. The dinner will be held at the College, on Saturday 21 April 2018 at 7.15 for pre dinner drinks, followed by dinner in Hall at 8p.m. (dinner jackets/rowing blazers). 

places are limited so please BOOK ONLINE or contact Holly Ashcroft


Annual Gathering, Saturday 30 June 2018, Peterhouse 

The provisional programme for this year's annual Peterhouse Society Gathering is now available. Petreans are welcome to invite a guest to attend the annual Dinner, although they must be over 18. The Gathering begins with lunch on Saturday and Petreans are welcome to arrive from 12 noon. Please see the programme for full details. Overnight accommodation is available on a first-come first-served basis, but please bear in mind that College rooms only offer basic single or twin accommodation and that the majority of the rooms will be in St Peter’s Terrace. 

places are limited so please BOOK ONLINE or complete the BOOKING FORM and return it to Holly in the Development Office

We have created a GUIDE for booking the Gathering online


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