24 June 2022


Peterhouse May Ball promises to be one of the premier events of the 2022 Cambridge social calendar. As Cambridge's only white tie preferred ball, our May Ball offers a unique yet elegant experience.

We look forward to welcoming you to Cambridge's oldest college for a night to remember.


What is the dress code?

The dress code is white tie preferred. White tie can be hired from several shops in Cambridge, including Moss Bros. and Ede & Ravenscroft.

What kind of entertainment will be offered?

Stay tuned as the entertainment lineup will be announced shortly.

What kind of food and drink will be offered?

Attendees will be treated to a wide range of food and drink sourced from some of Cambridge's finest vendors. We are confident that our offerings will accommodate most dietary requirements.

What are the COVID-19 policies?

The Peterhouse May Ball Committee will follow any governmental guidance, regulation or legislation pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, refer to our COVID-19 statement.

Will the event be accessible?

Please refer to our accessibility statement.

Can I apply to be a worker?

Yes! Applications for workers can be found here.


Kevin Li

Markus Swift
Vice President

Alex Dalton

Paddy Russell
Head of Infrastructure

Ellie Breeze
Infrastructure Officer

Louis Chambers
Personnel Officer

Serena Wang
Social Responsibility

Caitlin Farrell
Publicity & Sponsorship

Toby Satterthwaite
Web & Ticketing


All attendees must be at least 18 years of age on the evening of the ball



Unlimited food, drink, and entertainment. Queuing starts from 20:30. £200 for non-Petreans


Queue Jump

Full May Ball experience with the bonus of queue jump. Queue jump begins at 20:00 and gives priority until last entry at 22:30



Start the evening early with a drinks reception of the finest bubbly at 19:30 in Old Court prior to entering the ball



Begin the evening with drinks in the Master's Lodge. Peterhouse alumni only



An exquisite four-course dinner beautifully paired with wines at 18:00 before entrance to the ball at 20:00

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until tickets are released to Petreans