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Date & Time

Saturday 1st July
4:00pm – 10:00pm



Please confirm your attendance via this Google Form.

Confirmation of receipt will be sent automatically and notification of acceptance status will be sent from the College in due course.


You are welcome to bring a guest to the gathering in the Master’s Lodge in the afternoon.

We regret that guests cannot be accommodated at the dinner.

Dress code

Dress code for the evening is black tie.


The College has a limited stock of accommodation available to Johnians attending the dinner, including a small number of twin rooms for those who would like to share with their spouse or partner. 

Rooms will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Breakfast is served in the Buttery on Sunday morning from 8.00am to 10.00am.

Registration deadline

Monday 8 May 2023

General information

For further information, or if you have any enquiries, please contact the Assistant to the President (Fellows’ Dining & Events), Mrs Kirsten Canavan, by email:

Dinner for Johnians – matriculation years 1965 and 1966

The Master of St John’s College, Heather Hancock (1984), is delighted to invite you to a dinner for members of the College who matriculated in 1965 and 1966, which is being held on Saturday 1 July 2023.



From 4.00pm to 5.30pm: Informal gathering in the Master’s Lodge
6.00pm: Choral Evensong in Chapel
From 7.00pm: Dinner guests assemble in the marquee in First Court
7.45pm: Dinner in Hall


10.30am: Sung Eucharist

Upon arrival, table plans for the dinner and room keys can be collected from the Cripps Porters’ Lodge. Parking will be available on the College Playing Fields off Queen’s Road.

This occasion is increasingly popular and it may be necessary for the College to maintain a reserve list.  The earlier you can respond, the better: please reply via the Google Form as soon as convenient, and in any case by Monday 8 May.  Confirmation of receipt will be sent to you automatically, and notification of acceptance status will follow in due course.

Please note that invitations for this event have been sent in January either by email or post. If you matriculated in one of the years above and haven’t received your invitation by the end of the month, please kindly contact the Assistant to the President (Fellows’ Dining & Events), Mrs Kirsten Canavan, by email to update your contacts.