Garden Party - Saturday 17 June 2017

For those who have received an invitation to the Garden Party, please see below for details and booking instructions. If you have not received an invitation and were expecting one, or if you have any questions about the event, please email

We are delighted to invite you and a guest to the annual St Catharine’s Garden Party, to be held in College on Saturday 17 June 2017. The programme for the day is below. 

At 11:00am Master of St Catharine’s, Professor Sir Mark Welland FRS FREng, will speak in the McGrath Centre: his talk will be on “What has nanotechnology done for you?” and there will be an opportunity for questions. Refreshments will be available prior to the talk from 10:30am.

After the talk, drinks will be served from the McGrath Centre, before a buffet lunch in Hall at 12:30pm. The dress code is lounge suit or equivalent. 

We would also like to invite you to join us by the river at Osier Holt in Fen Ditton to watch the final day of the May Bumps. Tickets cost £10 for those aged sixteen and above. Children and current students of St Catharine’s College are free of charge. Refreshments will be available for purchase on the day. Transport may also be booked in advance from the Garden Party to the marquee. Please click here to book tickets for the Marquee by the River. 

To RSVP to your invitation, please use the form below. Unless places are filled beforehand, booking will close at 12 noon on Friday 9 June. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We hope you will be able to join us.