Term Notices and Formal Dining

Term Notices

The Term Notices tell you all about the catering facilities at Wolfson - from the Cafeteria opening times to Formal Hall dining and the online booking system. Some of the specific events during the term are highlighted along with information about Congregations, parking your car and registering your bicycle.

You can download the latest Term Notices (for Michaelmas 2017) or pick up a paper copy at the Porters' Lodge.

All about Formal Hall

Formal Hall - what you need to know (updated 29 August 2017)
This document tells you everything you need to know about booking, guests, groups, prices as well as the format for the evening and the traditions of Cambridge dining. It also forms the terms of agreement when using the online booking system for Formal Hall.

Guest Night

Michaelmas Term 2017: Friday 8 December, 19:00 for 19:30 (closing date: 12 noon on Friday 1 December)
Dress code is lounge suit/national dress, with gown for College members. This special four-course dinner is an occasion to which Fellows, Senior Members and Students may invite guests.
Prices 2017-18: Students and their guests £32.20 / Non-students and their guests £42.90 / uniform reduction of £10.20 for ‘No Wine’. Fellows cannot use their allowance against Guest Night. Students cannot use their free credit against Guest Night.

How to book for Guest Night:
Those wishing to dine may invite up to five guests, and should book online using the Formal Hall Booking System.

Please ensure that all guests' names, salutations and interests are noted on the booking system for the needs of the seating plan and place cards.

No wine – members should make a note of this online under ‘dietary requirements’, or email catering@wolfson.cam.ac.uk directly, prior to dinner, and ensure a 'No Wine' card is collected from the Butler on arrival.

The Bursar reserves the right to levy a cancellation fee in the event of a late cancellation.

If Members would like an official invitation to send to their guests please email catering@wolfson.cam.ac.uk. Guests should be asked not to reply to the College.

Children's Christmas Party: Sunday 10 December 3-5pm

Download the booking form for this annual party for children and grandchildren (aged 1-11 years) of Wolfson students, members and staff. Please note - two adults maximum per family group.


The website calendar provides the most up-to-date listing of events.
The print version of the College Calendar is available at the Porters' Lodge - it can also be downloaded here as a pdf file: 2017-18.