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Saturday 29th June 2019

All alumni, Fellows, staff, students, family and friends are warmly invited to join us for this year’s Clare Gala Day taking place in College on Saturday 29 JuneGala Day is a free event and is suitable for all ages, so please do bring the whole family.

Gala Day is a great opportunity to spend the day in Clare, together with your family and friends. This year we have a wide variety of fascinating talks and interactive performances, including a behind the scenes tour of the University Museum of Zoology, inspiring music from alumnus Leo Popplewell, wine tasting and much more! There is certainly something for everyone.

A full programme of the day's activities and the booking form can be viewed here. (Please note that children are to be supervised by their parents or carers at all times throughout the day.) 

All activities must be booked prior to the event.  To book your space(s) at Gala Day, please complete the booking form at the end of the programme.  You can do this by printing the last page of the programme and returning it by post to The Development Office, Clare College, Trinity Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1TL. Alternatively you can complete the form electronically (select fill and sign) and return by email at

The closing date for booking is Wednesday 19 June 2019.  Activities will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, and confirmation of your booking will follow after the closing date. 

As in previous years, you are welcome to bring your own picnic lunch to enjoy in Clare’s beautiful gardens, or you can join us under the marquees in Old Court for a two course buffet lunch (please purchase buffet lunch tickets when booking).

Limited bed and breakfast accommodation is available in College on Saturday, 29 June.  To book, please visit and enter the promotional code ‘GALADAY2019’ otherwise the option to book a room for this date will not appear on the page.  For any B&B enquiries or to book additional days, please contact the Conference office on 01223 333203 or

 A photographer will be taking photos throughout the day which may be used for College publicity, on the College website and in College publications such as Clare News. If you do not wish to be photographed, please make this clear to a member of Development Office Staff. 

The closing date for booking is Sunday 9 June 2019.  Activities will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.  Confirmation of your booking will follow after the closing date. 

Please contact Miss Sophie Baker on if you have any enquiries. 

We look forward to welcoming you back to Clare!