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Geography Afternoon Tea

We look forward to welcoming over 50 Girtonians and their guests to the Geographical Society Afternoon Tea on Saturday 15th February. Please find below a reminder of the arrangements for the day. Please email or call 01223 764935 if you have any queries regarding this event.


13.15     Optional Tour of the Orchard. Depart from Old Kitchens door for a tour of Girton’s historic Orchard given by Dr Roland Randall (weather dependent, please bring appropriate footwear). Please let me know if you would like to join this tour.

14.00     Welcome Drinks in the Fellows’ Drawing Room. The photography competition will open.

14.30     Student Dissertation Talks in the Fellows’ Dining Room. Talk titles are:

  • Ben Thurlow: Borders, Bodies and Bugs: A Discourse Analysis of the Zika Virus in News Media
  • Mattie O’Callaghan: Curating Inuit Art: Caring spaces for environmental knowledge?

15.15     Afternoon Tea to include finger sandwiches, sweet treats, and refreshments

16.15     Reflections on Geography. Three alumnae will talk about their experiences of Geography while at Girton and where the subject has led them since graduating. The results of the photography competition will be announced.


There is plenty of parking available at the College, if possible please use the Mare’s Run car park which is to the side of the College off Girton Road. Accessible parking is available in the Cloister’s Court (through the tower).


Please note that photographs may be taken during this event and used in publicity material, both in print and online, for Girton College. If you have any concerns regarding this, please get in touch.