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The Pepys Dinner 2023

Magdalene College

Please note this is an invitation only event.

Invitations have been extended to Members of the Fellowship, selected benefactors who have generously given significant support to the College, special guests from institutions affiliated with Samuel Pepys, and nominated current students. If you are unsure if you have received an invitation, please contact

Since 1900, Magdalene College has held an annual dinner to celebrate the birthday of Samuel Pepys, one of our most notable alumni. We are delighted to invite members of the Fellowship, selected donors, and Pepysian guests, to the Pepys Dinner on Friday 24 February 2023 in honour of Samuel Pepys’ birthday.


5.30pm: Private viewing of the Pepys Library

6.15pm: Evensong in Chapel

6.45pm: Drinks Reception

7.30pm: Dinner in Hall, concluding with a short entertainment on the theme 'Sounds of London'

11.00pm: Carriages

Dress Code

The dress code for the evening is black tie, with Scarlet for Fellows.


Please complete the form below to register to attend.

Please note, due to the limited capacity of Hall, guests are not permitted on this occasion (unless by prior permission - please contact if you are unsure as to whether you may be accompanied by a guest).

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