Dining Privileges

Dining Privileges entitle alumni to dine at High Table up to three times a year with no charge for food or wine.

You can dine on any three Thursdays or Sundays in each academic year during Full Term and you may bring one guest in place of one of these occasions.

Pre-prandial drinks are served from 7pm – in the Master’s Lodge on Thursdays | in the SCR on Sundays.

Dinner is served at 7.30pm in the Hall.

Combination after High Table typically finishes around 10pm.

The dress code is ‘smart’.

Non-resident members do not need to wear gowns.

High Table Dining Nights – Easter Term

Sunday 19 May [FULLY BOOKED]

Thursday 23 May

Sunday 26 May [FULLY BOOKED]

Thursday 30 May

Sunday 2 June

Thursday 6 June [limited spaces]

Sunday 9 June

Thursday 13 June


Undergraduate alumni*:
if you have received or have been invited to receive your MA.

The MA is conferred by right on holders of the Cambridge BA degree and you may proceed to the MA not less than six years from the end of your first term of residence.

Postgraduate alumni*:
if your degree has been approved by the relevant Degree Committee and you have received confirmation in writing.

Post-doctoral research associates (PDRAs)*:
if you have completed your time as a PDRA.

*Please note that if you or your guest is in part or full-time education or is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Cambridge and elsewhere, you/they are not eligible to attend High Table.

Please book in by:

11am on Tuesday to dine on Thursday

11am on Friday to dine on Sunday

There will not be a High Table unless the Master, a Fellow or a resident Honorary or Emeritus Fellow is there to preside.

A maximum of 12 alumni and guests can be accommodated at any High Table.

If High Table is not able to take place or is fully booked, the Butler will contact you to rearrange the booking.


If you have any questions, please contact:

Gabriele Cirrottola, Butler
+44 (0)1223 766333