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!


Tickets applications will open online at 8:00pm on Wednesday 31st January, exclusively to Homerton students. 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

*A number of tickets will be set aside for alumni and staff of the college for a short window of time once ticket sales begin, after which these will be re-released to students. If you would like further information please get in contact with our Ticketing Officers or the college Development Office.


Would you like to be part of the biggest and most memorable Homerton May Ball yet? In order to make it as spectacular and majestic as possible, we need your help! If you are interested in working at Homerton May Ball 2018, watch this space, as details on how to apply will be released soon. If you have any queries, please feel free to contact the Personnel Officers via email.

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.