Events

Gaius College Cambridge
Check out the Cambridge in America calendar. We welcome your ideas for future events.

Past Events

Here's a partial list of our past events. We would like to thank partner organizations for inviting Cambridge Alumni to their events which are also listed here.

We also hold an Annual San Francisco Boat Race Dinner with Oxford.

In addition, regular mixers have been held in San Francisco at the University Club, 111 Minna (organized by Oxford) and the Press Club. On the peninsula they have been held at the Stanford Park Hotel and Yucca de Lac restaurant. 

Date Event     Location Organizers
 2012       
Aug 25th 2012 Garden party and croquet game with Oxford alumni Santa Cruz Jean Brodie, Jennifer Barr (Oxford) and Angela Hey
Aug 7th 2012 Shakespeare - Henry IV Pt 2 Preview  UC Santa Cruz     Prad and Bharti Kansara
July 28th 2012 Wine tasting and Midsummer Mozart Concert Sonoma Niki Santo, Peter Susskind
May 19th 2012 Hike, Lunch, Bike, Dinner Ano Nuevo and Big Basin State Parks, Davenport Angela Hey
April 30th 2012    Pub Quiz Night - with the British American Business Council Harrington's Pub, San Francisco British American Business Council and Angela Hey
April 24th 2012 "The Sociology of Marriage: Is Marriage For White People?" - with Harvard Ming's Palo Alto Harvard Club of Silicon Valley and Niki Santo
April 23rd 2012 Best of British Launch - with the British American Business Council 1 Sansome Street, San Francisco British American Business Council and Angela Hey
April 21st 2012    9th Annual Company of Authors - featuring alumni Peter Stansky and Prudence Breitrose - with Stanford Stanford University Peter Stansky and Stanford University
April 19th 2012     Entrepreneurial Women Share Their Stories - with Harvard Ming's Palo Alto              Harvard Club of Silicon Valley and Niki Santo
April 17th 2012 Boat Race Dinner
This is an annual event
Presidio Golf Club Peter Robinson and the Boat Race Dinner Team
April 11th 2012 Drinks Mixer Press Club, San Francisco Esther Yu
Mar 29th 2012     "She Stoops To Conquer" screening from the National Theater and reception The Tavern at Lark Creek and the Lark Theater, Larkspur American Associates of the National Theater and Jeremy Woan
Feb 21st 2012 Dinner with John Reed, former CEO Citigroup - with MIT Westin St Francis     MIT Alumni and Jeremy Woan
Feb 19th 2012 Film - Play Like A Lion and Tour - The Maharajas Asian Art Museum  Asian Art Museum and Bharti Kansara
 2011 


Nov 13th 2011 Merchant Ivory's India films Asian Art Museum Asian Art Museum and Prad and Bharti Kansara
Nov 5th 2011   Cambridge in America Day The Commonwealth Club Cambridge in America
Oct 24th 2011 Lawrence Lessig, Trinity Alumnus talk University of Santa Clara Commonwealth Club and Jeremy Woan
Oct 17th 2011 "One Man, Two Guvnors"  screening from the National Theater and reception DOSA and the Kabuki Cinema American Associates of the National Theater and Jeremy Woan
Jul 18th 2011 "The Cherry Orchard"  screening from the National Theater and reception Kabuki Cinema American Associates of the National Theater and Jeremy Woan
May 11th 2011 Remembering Sir Maurice Wilkes, Cambridge computer pioneer Computer History Museum Computer History Museum and Angela Hey
 2010       
Nov 6th 2010 Cambridge in America Day Hyatt Regency Embarcadero Cambridge in America  
Oct 30th 2010 "Motherhood to Monarchy" with HRH Princess Michael of Kent - with the Village Well The Palace Hotel The Village Well and Jeremy Woan
Oct 23rd 2010 "The Art of Tea" Ferry Building Niki Santo
Oct 5th 2010 Berkeley Networking Event Claremont Hotel Jeremy Woan
Sep 10th 2010 Young Alumni - with Harvard University Club Harvard Club of San Francisco and Niki Santo
Sep 8th 2010 Business Briefing with Dr Jochen Menges (Judge Business School) Plug and Play Tech Center, Sunnyvale Cambridge in America and Judge Business School
Aug 14th 2010 Marine Mammal Center visit, hike to the Pelican Inn for dinner Marine Mammal Center, Marin Headlands, Pelican Inn Angela Hey and Frances Gulland
Jun 27th 2010 Summer Cocktail Party - with the English Speaking Union St Francis Yacht Club  English Speaking Union and Jeremy Woan
Jun 20th 2010 Polo Event for Wounded Warriors Santa Rosa Jeremy Woan and St Francis Commandery
May 5th 2010 Country Houses and Secret Agents, Marcus Binney - with the English Speaking Union Metropolitan Club English Speaking Union and Jeremy Woan
April 29th 2010 Lecture by Dr Stefan Halper (Senior Fellow Magdalene College) Santa Rosa Spring Lake Village and Jeremy Woan
Mar 16th 2010 Camfed Film Screening Cubberley Theater, Palo Alto Camfed USA Director Brooke Hutchinson
Jan 19th 2010 General Meeting University Club    Jeremy Woan
  2009       
Nov 29th 2009 Sunol Wilderness Hike Camp Ohlone Road Nicki Marrian
Nov 19th 2009 Dinner at MoMo's MoMo's Restaurant Riley  Newman
Nov 17th 2009 "Sword of Honor" screening and reception University Club Peter Robinson
Oct 9th 2009 "Rowing The Atlantic" book tour with Roz Savage (Oxford alumnus) South End Rowing Club Roz Savage and South End Rowing Club and Angela Hey
Sep 18th 2009 Trinity College Choir and alumni reception Grace Cathedral Trinity College Choir and Grace Cathedral
Sep 17th 2009 Trinity College Choir Stanford Chapel Trinity College Choir and Stanford University
July 8th 2009  Stanford Breakfast - Jack Zenger Bechtel Conference Center Stanford University
Jun 7th 2009 Summer Cocktail Party with the English Speaking Union St Francis Yacht Club English Speaking Union and Jeremy Woan
May 29th 2009 Seafood Buffet St Francis Yacht Club St Francis Yacht Club and Jeremy Woan
May 20th 2009 Stanford Breakfast - Frank Flynn Stanford Faculty Club Stanford University
April 26th 2009 Hike with Dogs Sunol Regional Wilderness Nicki Marrian
Mar 14th 2009 800th Anniversary of the University of Cambridge Bistro 33, Davis Cambridge in America
Feb 11th 2009 Stanford Breakfast - Anil Gupta (U of Maryland) Stanford Faculty Club Stanford University
Feb 4th 2009 Deval Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts - with Harvard HP, Palo Alto Churchill Club, MIT alumni and Harvard Club
  2008       
Dec 8th 2008 Holiday Party - with the English Speaking Union British Consul General's Residence English Speaking Union
Nov 23rd 2008  Sunol Hike  Sunol Regional Wilderness Nicki Marrian
Sep 20th 2008     Scharffenberger Chocolate Factory Tour and Hike Tilden Park and Berkeley Nicki Marrian
Sep 10th 2008 Stanford Breakfast - John Lilly CEO Mozilla Stanford Faculty Club Stanford University
  2007       
Dec 12th 2007 Christmas Dinner with the BABC Westin St Francis Hotel British American Business Council
Aug 23rd 2007 Shakespeare Santa Cruz - with Oxford UC Santa Cruz Oxford Alumni
Jun 11th 2007 Stanford Breakfast - Deborah Ancona Seley Stanford Faculty Club Stanford University
Jun 8th 2007 Summer Garden Party - with ESU Atherton The English Speaking Union
May 14th 2007 Stanford Breakfast - Colin Angle, CEO iRobot Stanford Faculty Club Stanford University
April 25th 2007 Lunch with Kate Adie St Francis Yacht Club Jeremy Woan
April 20th 2007 Organ Recital by Clive Driskill-Smith Grace Cathedral Grace Cathedral - Alex Driskill-Smith
April 4th 2007 Stanford Breakfast - Avoiding the Workforce Crisis - Tamara Erickson Stanford Faculty Club Stanford University
Mar 31st 2007    Cambridge in America Day - Global Health Grand Hyatt Union Square  Cambridge in America
Feb 26th 2007     AGM Portola Valley Angela Hey
Jan 14th 2007 Piano recital with Alex Driskill-Smith  Palo Alto Fortnightly Music Club and Alex Driskill-Smith
  2006       
Sept 8th 2006 Gonville and Caius College Choir with dinner at Trellis, Menlo Park beforehand St Bede's Menlo Park St Bede's and Caius Choir
Jul 13th 2006 Palo Alto Mezzes and Drinks Illusions Supper Club Angela Hey
Jun 17th 2006 Bike ride Angel Island Angel Island Angela Hey and Walter Sedriks
Jun 5th 2006 Kirsty Sehnbruch "The Chilean Elections" The Commonwealth Club Kirsty Sehnbruch
May 16th 2006 KQED Volunteering KQED San Francisco Nicki Marrian
Mar 16th 2006 Sir John Gurdon "From Egg to Adult and Back Again" International House, UC Berkeley Graduate Council UC Berkeley
  2005       
Nov 15th 2005 AGM and Planning Meeting San Francisco Angela Hey and Peter Cleary
Nov 7th and 10th 2005 Stephen Hawking  San Jose and Oakland University of Cambridge
May 12th 2005 "So Who Were the Cambridge Spies?" Peter Robinson San Francisco San Francisco Literary Society and Peter Robinson
Apr 30th 2005 Bike ride Angel Island Angel Island Angela Hey
Apr 17th 2005 Hike Windy Hill, Portola Valley Angela Hey
  2004     
Sept 12th, 15th, 16th 2004 Trinity College Choir Menlo Park, Oakland and Grace Cathedral Trinity College Choir
Jul 20th 2004 Visit to Altera - with Imperial College San Jose Imperial College Alumni and Angela Hey
May 1st 2004 Bike ride with ferry from Tiburon to San Francisco Fort Mason to Tiburon Angela Hey
Apr 19th 2004AGM and Planning MeetingSan FranciscoAngela Hey and Peter Cleary
Apr 17th 2004 Author Carnival Stanford History Corner Stanford University and Peter Stansky
Mar 16th 2004Virginia Nicholson lecture, "British Bohemians"Filoli and a private home in HillsboroughPeter Stansky and the Royal Oak
Mar 14th 2004"Bloomsbury in Ceylon" Peter Stansky    Stanford UniversityStanford University and Peter Stansky
Feb 19th 2004 Vice Chancellor Alison Richards visit City Club, San Francisco Cambridge in America
Jan 9th 2004A night at the opera with Maestro Donald Runnicles interviewed by Michael SavageOpera Plaza Condo Rec Room and San Francisco Opera HouseSF Opera, Donald Runnicles, Michael Savage, Kevin Tierney, Angela Hey
  2003       
Dec 14th 2003AGM and Planning MeetingPalo AltoWalter Sedriks and Angela Hey
Dec 14th 2003Piano Recital Alex Driskill-SmithPalo AltoFortnightly Music Club and Alex Driskill-Smith
Oct 23rd 2003An Evening with David WheelerMicrosoft Conference Center, Mountain ViewMicrosoft and Steve Bourne
Sep 20th 2003Monterey Musical AfternoonPrivate Home MontereyDavid Beech, Angela Hey
Sep 9th 2003Summer in the City Happy Hour - with OxfordE&O Trading CompanyVindi Singh and Angela Hey
Jun 28th 2003 Afternoon Tea and Book Signing with Peter Stansky Private home in Hillsborough Peter Stansky
Jun 16th 2003Palo Alto Happy Hour - with Imperial CollegeFanny and Alexander, Palo AltoKelvin Wu, Vindi Singh
Jun 9th 2003"Diary of a Contraband" William GouldStanford with dinner at Scott's SeafoodWilliam Gould, Angela Hey
May 30th 2003Literary Soiree - an Evening of British Wit and HumorCartwright HotelSan Francisco Literary Society, Peter Robinson
May 15th 2003Spring Fling PartyPrivate apartmentArthur Albrecht
Mar 26th 2003Martin Rees Talk StanfordStanford UniversityStanford University
Mar 20th 2003"The Quiet American"Cartwright HotelSan Francisco Literary Society, Peter Robinson
Feb 13th 2003 Planning Meeting Private apartment Arthur Albrecht, Angela Hey
Feb 6th 2003"Ignorance" by Milan Kundera presented by Anthony BullochPrivate locationSan Francisco Literary Society, Peter Robinson, Anthony Bulloch
  2002     
Nov 19th 2002UK Biotechnology SeminarBritish American Chamber of CommerceBritish American Chamber of Commerce (now BABC)
Nov 7th 2002"The Verdi Celebrations" Roger ParkerMorrison Library, UC BerkeleyJessica Williams, Anup Singh, Angela Hey
Nov 5th 2002The Sixteen Concert - with OxfordHerbst TheaterOxford Alumni and Angela Hey
Oct 29th 2002"Globalization and Poverty" Amartya SenSanta Clara UniversitySanta Clara University
Oct 18th 2002"The Great Silicon Valley Swindle" Paul Abrahams, Financial TimesUniversity ClubAngela Hey
Sep 26th 2002San Francisco Literary Society - SoireeSpinnaker Restaurant, SausalitoSan Francisco Literary Society and Peter Robinson
Sep 14th 2002Summer BarbecuePortola ValleyAngela Hey
Jul 19th 2002San Francisco Literary Society - FootlightsSpinnaker Restaurant, Sausalito San Francisco Literary Society and Peter Robinson


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