Reunion Dinner

 2019 Mellon Fellow Reunion Dinner

All Mellon Fellows of Clare College are invited to attend the 2019 Mellon Fellow Reunion Dinner, to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of Paul Mellon’s arrival at Clare.  The dinner will take place in College on Saturday 29 June 2019; with pre-dinner drinks in Old Court from 6.45pm, and dinner in Hall at 7.30pm, dress: lounge suits or equivalent. Tickets for a three course dinner with wine are £40 per person, and you are welcome to bring a guest. 

We are very pleased to welcome Professor Henry Louis ‘Skip’ Gates (Clare 1973), Alphonse Fletcher, Jr. University Professor and Director, Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University and Matthew Parris (Clare 1969), Times Columnist and Political Commentator, who will be speaking after dinner.

The event will also coincide with Clare’s annual Gala Day, a great day of talks and activities, which will take place in College from 10am – 5pm on Saturday 29 June 2019. Further details about Gala Day will be sent in spring 2019. 

Online registration for this event has now closed. If you would like to register for the event please contact the Events Team by email

Please note that confirmation of your booking and further details will follow after the closing date of 29 May 2019.

A limited number of rooms have been provisionally reserved in College for the night of Saturday 29 June 2019. The cost of a twin room is £89.10 and the cost of a single room is £71.10 per night.  To book accommodation, please visit and enter the promotional code ‘MELLONDINNER’, 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 +44 (0)1223 333203 or Information on additional Cambridge accommodation can be found here.