UPDATE: May Ball Guide 2012

Peterhouse, King’s, Clare, Caius and Trinity have stepped into the frame. All the info, all in one place.

Friday 15 June

ROBINSON MAY BALL

Theme: Red Planet.

Tickets: SOLD OUT £85 (standard), £100 (queue jump), and £120 (dining).

Robinson 2011 review.

Saturday 16 June

PETERHOUSE MAY BALL

Tickets: SOLD OUT £300 (standard), £350 (champagne reception), and £400 (dining) per double, with a £10 discount for Peterhouse students on their first double ticket.

Fun fact: Peterhouse is this year’s only white tie ball.

HUGHES HALL MAY BALL

Theme: The End of the World

Tickets: £92 (standard) and £173 (double). Dining SOLD OUT

Fun fact: So certain of their theme are the committee that they advise punters there’s “No point paying for tickets to other balls that will not happen…”

Hughes Hall 2011 review.

Sunday 17 June

EMMANUEL JUNE EVENT

Theme: Illusion.

Tickets: SOLD OUT £72 (standard) and £82 (VIP) including an optional £2 charitable donation.

Fun fact: In the past, the June Event has played host to Chase and Status and Artful Dodger.

Monday 18 June

CLARE MAY BALL

Theme: The Divine Comedy – Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradisio.

Tickets: SOLD OUT £130 (standard) and £150 for guests from outside the university. VIP is £40 extra.

Fun fact: Clare’s Old Court lends itself well to design, with last year’s Alice in Wonderland theme seeing the Cellars turned into a rabbit hole and the Mad Hatter’s tea party in the Fellows’ Garden.

Clare 2011 review

JESUS MAY BALL

Theme: World of Festivals.

Tickets: SOLD OUT £122 (standard), £138 (priority), and £157 (dining) including an optional £2 charitable donation. Available to Jesus students from 8am on 31 January and general release from 12.01am on 6 February.

Fun fact: This year’s entertainments include a casino and a nine-hole Jesus Open Crazy Golf Course.

Jesus 2011 review

TRINITY MAY BALL

Tickets: APPLICATIONS CLOSED £310 (standard), £370 (VIP), and £430 (dining) per double with a £20 discount for Trinity students. Applications now closed.

Trinity 2011 review

ST. CATHARINE’S JUNE EVENT

Theme: Metropolis – Two Tales, One City.

Tickets: SOLD OUT £77 (standard), £88 (queue jump) with 2% of ticket sales going to charity.

Clare bridge looking sufficiently glamorous

Tuesday 19 June

CHRIST’S MAY BALL

Theme: La Cidade Maravilhosa (Rio Carnival).

Tickets: SOLD OUT £122 (standard), £138 (VIP), and £157 (dining).

Christ’s 2010 review

ST JOHN’S MAY BALL

Tickets: Price TBA. Available from 7 March.

Launch party: 8pm on 6 March at River Bar.

John’s 2011 review

GONVILLE AND CAIUS MAY BALL

Theme: John Milton’s Paradise Lost.

Tickets: APPLICATIONS CLOSED £140 (standard) and £180 (dining). Currently open for Caius students only.

Caius 2010 review

NEWNHAM JUNE EVENT

Theme: A Night in Neverland.

Tickets: £70 (standard) and £80 (queue jump).

Newnham 2010 review

The survivor’s photo – will you make it?

Wednesday 20 June

TRINITY HALL JUNE EVENT

Theme: The Four Elements.

Tickets: SOLD OUT £79 (standard) and £89 (queue jump).

Fun fact: Read about the recent controversy surrounding Wolfson June Event picking the same theme.

Trinity Hall 2011 review

KING’S AFFAIR

Tickets: SOLD OUT £74 (standard) and £84 (queue jump). £5 discount for King’s students.

Fun fact: Sporting the motto “Beats not Bollinger”, King’s Affair is definitely the alternative May Week event. Swap your black tie for fancy dress and skank it up to bands, DJs and MCs on their 7 stages.

King’s 2011 review

PEMBROKE JUNE EVENT

Theme: El Dorado – The Lost City of Gold.

Tickets: SOLD OUT £67 including an optional £2 charitable donation. Available now for Pembroke students and general release from 12 February.

Pembroke 2010 review

SIDNEY SUSSEX MAY BALL

Theme: Cinco de Mayo

Tickets: SOLD OUT £120 (standard) and £140 (dining).

READ about last term’s May Ball ticketing controversy.

Sidney 2010 review

 

King’s Affair in full swing

Friday 22 June

HOMERTON JUNE EVENT

Theme: Fire and Ice.

Tickets: SOLD OUT £47 (standard) and £52 (priority) with a 10% discount when buying 8 or more.

Homerton 2010 review

ST. EDMUND’S MAY BALL

Theme: The Great Gatsby.

Tickets: £89 (standard) and £119 (dining).

St. Edmund’s 2010 review

Brooklyn Bridge

Let St. Eddie’s take you back to New York in the roaring twenties

WOLFSON JUNE EVENT

Theme: Elementa.

Tickets: Early bird prices until 22 February are £64 (standard), £70 (queue jump), and £86 (dining) including an optional £2 charitable donation.

Fun fact: Ladies – get £10 off your ticket when you hire a dress from Girl Meets Dress.

Wolfson 2011 review

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