The Arthur Armitage Society & The 1448 Society Garden Party

The Arthur Armitage Society & The 1448 Society Garden Party:

The next Arthur Armitage Society & The 1448 Society Garden Party will takeplace on Sunday 25th June 2023 for current donors and legators to the College.


Q: What is the date and time of this event?
A: The event will be held on Sunday 25th June 2023 between 2.30pm - 5.00pm.

Q: Where will the event be held?
A: The event will be held in the President’s Garden. Attendees to this Garden Party are also able to move freely into the Family Day Garden Party in the Fellows’ Garden, should they wish.

Q: What is the cost of tickets?
A: Ticket prices: £20 per adult (aged 18+); £10 for children (11-18 years); free for children 10 and under.

Q: How many tickets can I purchase?
A: There is a maximum booking of two adult tickets and up to three child/infant tickets per member. Places are limited and these will therefore be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Q: How do I register for this event?
A: Registration and payment is via an online booking form which will open on this page.

Q: What is the cancellation policy?
A: Refunds on cancellations are only available up to five working days before the event.

Q: What is the dress code?
A: The Garden Party is a smart/casual event. The gardens have limited shade, so please be aware of this if it is a hot day. In case of bad weather, alternative locations will be arranged, and we would encourage you to wear bring weather-appropriate attire.

Q: Will parking be available?
A: Due to limited space and environmental concerns, there will be no parking available in College unless you are a blue-badge holder or have very limited mobility. For those who have requested parking for the aforementioned reasons, this will be arranged for you.

We have reserved parking at the Queens' sports ground on Barton road, a 20-25 minute walk away from Queens', which will be available on a first-come first-served basis. We also recommend using the Park & Ride services in Cambridge (see the following map

Q: Can I bring my dog to the Garden Party?
A: Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted in College.

Q: Can I book a punt?
A: College punts can be booked via the Porters' Lodge. Contact: or phone 01223 335511.

Q: Where can I leave my luggage?
A: Let us know if you wish to store any luggage in College and an unlocked room will be made available. Please note that valuables are stored at your own risk.

Q: Will accommodation be available in College?
A: Accommodation is not available in College. Please find below a list of suggested hotels:

  • The Graduate Hotel (formerly known as The DoubleTree by Hilton), Mill Lane
  • The Hilton Cambridge City Hotel, Downing Street
  • The Møller Centre, Churchill Road
  • Hotel du Vin, Trumpington Street
  • The Varsity Hotel, off Bridge Street, near Magdalene
  • The University Arms Hotel, Regent Street

Maps & Final Details

You can download the "final details" document for this event below.

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Registration for this event is now closed.

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