Photos of Prof Stephen Blyth, Samuel West and Ben Higgins on a background photo of the LMH college gardens

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We are delighted to invite you and your family to join us in the beautiful gardens of Lady Margaret Hall on Saturday 22nd June 2024 for our annual Summer Garden Party.

This year we are pleased to welcome back alumnus, film & TV star Samuel West to share his experiences of Shakespeare as an Actor, Theatre Director and Narrator. 

Saturday 22nd June, 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Samuel West (1985 English) in Conversation with the Principal, and LMH Fellow and Tutor in English Literature, Dr Ben Higgins discussing Shakespeare ‘from my perspective’ at 2.30pm

Followed by: Afternoon tea | Jazz band | Croquet and garden games | Face painting |Children’s storytelling | Crafting

Please book your tickets HERE.

Spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. Booking closes on Monday 3rd June. 

We very much hope to see you this summer.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 

Please note that this is an outdoor event and will only be cancelled due to weather if extreme weather prevents the event operating safely. Please come prepared for the British weather!

In the unlikely event that a decision is made by the Principal to cancel the event due extreme weather conditions or other unforeseen reasons making the event inoperable or unsafe, a full refund will be claimable.

If you are unable to attend for personal reasons a refund can be offered up to 5 working days before the event.