This May Week, put away the desire to be very grown up at Sidney Sussex College’s June Event, CHILDISH THINGS! Situated in the picturesque grounds of the college on the evening of 21.06.17, guests will be treated to entertainments of all kinds, from music and comedy to food and drink galore!

7:00pm-2:00am, with VIP entry from 6:30pm

Dress code: Formal (Black Tie optional)


With soulful melodies and funky beats, let your CHILDISH nature loose this May Week as sophistication meets playroom chaos with the myriad of spectacles, attractions and performances on offer at Sidney Sussex June Event. Expect a magical dose of Sidney’s very own celebrated talent, Cambridge’s most coveted performers and some very special guests!


An exciting array of food and drinks options will be on hand throughout the evening, providing guests with that quintessential all-inclusive May Week hospitality and that bit extra to bring out your inner child! Sidney Sussex June Event wishes to provide everyone with an exceptional dining experience, so high quality options will be available to accommodate for a range of dietary requirements and appetites. Expect EVERYTHING from the unusual and bizarre to the sleek and refined. VIP ticket holders will also be treated to a special champagne reception in Tennis Court gardens from 6:30pm, so make sure to upgrade to guarantee that exclusive May Week experience!

Any queries regarding catering arrangements should be directed to the Dining Officer, Rémy Naylor, or the Drinks Officer, Abi Turner.


Tickets to Sidney Sussex June Event will be available to:

  • Sidney Sussex College students, staff, fellows and alumni with the option to purchase ONE guest ticket from 11:00am on 28.01.17, increasing to FIVE guest tickets from 11:00am on 29.01.17.
  • All other current students of the University of Cambridge from 11:00am on 29.01.17, with the option to purchase up to FIVE guest tickets.
Ticket TypePrice
Sidney Alumni£89.00
Sidney Fellows / Staff£69.00
VIP Upgrade+£10.00

Why not upgrade your ticket to VIP status for that extra-special May Week experience? Upgrade includes queue jump, early entry from 6:30pm, and a champagne reception.

Further details about ticket purchase can be found in the Ticket Purchase Agreement. Ticket applicants are encouraged to read both this and our Privacy Policy carefully before proceeding with purchase.

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Worker applications for Sidney Sussex June Event 2017 are now closed.

Working at the JUNE EVENT is a great way to gain valuable experience in the events and hospitality industry, earn some money to help finance your May Week and Summer holidays, and contribute to the overall success of what promises to be a fun and exciting night!

Sidney Sussex June Event are looking to recruit for a range of important roles, and seek enthusiastic, motivated workers who will take pride in their work and contribute to the smooth-running of the night. Previous experience working during May Week, at similar events, or in the hospitality industry will likely help your application, but is by no means essential; a good work ethic and a smile on your face are most important.

Any questions should be directed to the Human Resources Officer, Noah Froud