Event Reports

In this area of the website we will be uploading photos, videos and audio recordings from events taking place throughout the anniversary year.

Easter Term

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Female alumni gather to mark the end of the PemWomen@30 year.

May Ball Drinks StandIMG_0810-001

PemWomen@30 host a drinks stand at the May Ball.

SolidariTEA and PemWomen@30 Garden Party IMG_0072-001

A summer gathering to end the year on a celebratory note.

IMG_2981The Future of Pembroke

The third and final PemWomen@30 talk aims to help the community create a ‘diversity vision’.

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Photographs of current, emeritus and honorary Fellows are hung in the hall.

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The third iteration of the temporary art installation in hall.


Lent Term

Staff Talent Night

Pembroke’s staff demonstrate their remarkable talents at a social event in Hall.

IMG_3602International Women’s Day: Make It Happen

Helena Roy (2013) uses International Women’s Day to talk about the legacy and future of PemWomen@30.

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Dr James Gardom, arranged for all of the preachers at Sunday Evensong during Lent term to be women.

10953387_10153666831244129_7699955412646260322_nWomen in the workplace: Having your voice heard

A panel discussion organised and chaired by Benita Turner-Bridger (2013).

Life After Pembroke – 1347 careers eventIMG_7744-002

Three generations of Pembroke women return to give careers advice.

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Lucy Lim (2013) on a PemWomen@30 event run in collaboration with the Stokes Society.

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Selling roses to to benefit PemWomen@30 charity Camfed

Film screening: ‘Where the Water Meets the Sky’Film Screening 1

Helen Denyer (2012) reports on a screening of a documentary by Camfed.

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Cinthia Willaman (2010) on a night of all-female comedy with the Pembroke Players.

I’m Every Woman Bop

Lily Maxwell (2013) on a bop celebrating strong, inspiring women.

Self-defence lessons

The JP and GP Women’s Officers organised free self-defence lessons for Pembroke students.

Pembroke Now!

Charlotte Ivers (2013) reports on a panel discussion about diversity in Pembroke today.

Skirts and Ties – Lent

Stephanie Azzarello (2014) explains the updates to the temporary art installation in hall.


Michaelmas Term

KeIMG_2855nderdine concert for St Cecilia’s Day

Eleanor Metcalf (2012) on a concert to celebrate St Cecilia’s Day.

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Lily Maxwell (2013) reports on a memorable event celebrating female talent in College.

IMG_4648Foundress Lunch 2014

A transcript of the speech given by Emeritus Fellow Susan Stobbs at the annual celebration of the Foundress.

IMG_4399-001‘Nasty forward minxes’ storm the ivory tower

Melisa Trujillo (2006) reports on a highly entertaining lecture by Dr Stephen Halliday.

Copy of IMG_1937Archival displays

Melisa Trujillo (2006) reports on one of two PemWomen@30 displays compiled by the library.

Foundress-Ackerman-colour-resizedThe religious education of the Foundress, Marie de St. Pol

Mark Nelson (2012) on an enlightening lecture by Professor Sylvia Huot.

IMG_1397Porterhouse Blue screening

Our graduates held a screening of Porterhouse Bluefollowed by a discussion

Skirts and Ties – Michaelmas

Charlotte Chorley (2012) and Melisa Trujillo (2006) explain the temporary art installation in hall.

Historic walking tour of Pembroke College

Lucy Lim (2013) offers an insight into a fascinating historic walking tour of the College.


Charlotte Chorley (2012) explains the background to Pembroke’s feminist discussion group.

IMG_0009BA Dinner

Details of the themed dinner for graduates, organised by Taylor McCall (2013) and Benita Turner-Bridger (2013).

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Charlotte Ivers (2013) reports on a fascinating discussion.


Monica Wirz (2009) on a photo opportunity for all members of the College.

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How many long mirrors?’: Reflecting on the arrival of women at Pembroke

Helena Roy (2013) reports on the PemWomen@30 launch event.