Unfortunately, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we must sadly announce that Robinson May Ball 2020 has been cancelled. Please see our full statement and that from the May Ball Presidents' Committee.
This page remains so you can see what might have been, and what we all have to look forward to next year! For now, the Hanging Gardens will have to remain a mystery...
ABOUT THE BALL
Nearly three thousand years ago, legend tells of a great spectacle constructed by one of the last great Mesopotamian Empires. A beautiful tiered garden of red brick construction, boasting great horticultural and architectural beauty, a paradise built solely for pleasure. These idyllic gardens, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, were lost to the sands of time.
Some say the ancient terraces were crushed by natural disaster, or that their existence was purely mythical, though a third theory suggests everyone was simply looking in the wrong place...
Join us at Robinson May Ball on 12th June 2020 as we rediscover
THE HANGING GARDENS OF
Robinson College May Ball is a black tie and formal evening-wear event. We welcome our guests to interpret this dress code in the way that best fits each individual's identity.
FREE SANITARY PRODUCTS
We will be providing free sanitary products in all of the men's, women's, and gender neutral toilets at our ball.