Friday 15th June 9:00pm–5:00am Black Tie

Survivors photo from Homerton May Ball 2017 The May Ball Committee invite you to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of Homerton College in style. This year, we’re proud to be holding the biggest and most extravagant Ball our college has ever seen, taking place at the very beginning of May Week 2018. Prepare for Homerton as you have never seen it before—a night not to be missed!


All ticket categories have now sold out. A waiting list is open to all current members of the University, and any newly available tickets will be released to the list on a first-come-first-served basis.

Applicants may apply for up to 3 additional guest tickets, which have no college restrictions. All attendees must be at least 18 years of age on the night of the ball, and are requested to bring photographic ID to prove this. Ticket prices are shown in the table below.

Standard   £125
Queue Jump Pre-registration for immediate 9pm entry £140
Dining Luxurious three-course meal served before entry £165
Alumni / Staff* Limited tickets available to alumni and staff +£10

*Alumni & staff tickets have now sold out. However, the waiting list is open, and should more tickets become available for any reason they will be released to the list on a first-come-first-served basis.


Worker applications for Homerton May Ball are now closed; many thanks to all who applied. The job descriptions page will remain online for reference to applicants.

Entertainments & Food

As always, Homerton May Ball will be fully catered, with gourmet food and drink throughout the night, catering for all dietary requirements and preferences. In addition—should you choose to upgrade to a Dining ticket—you will be treated to a lavish three course meal from 7pm, followed by priority entry to the ball at 9pm ahead of our Queue Jump guests.


Interested in sponsoring Homerton May Ball 2018? Please get in touch with our Publicity & Sponsorship Officer, Olivia Sewell, via email.


The May Ball Committee will collect voluntary donations during ticket sales for our chosen charities—watch this space for more information.