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We are delighted to announce Sidney Sussex May Ball 2022: Arcade!

Save the date! This is an event you do not want to miss.


Important Information

Entry: Please start queuing from 19:30 at the classical gate. Google maps pin -

We will start allowing people into the ball from 20:30.​

Standard - Please queue towards and along Malcom Street and towards Blundell court 

Queue Jump - Please queue towards and down Jesus lane towards Patisserie Valerie, please arrive no later than 20:30 – you will be the first people admitted into the ball 

Please have your FIXR ticket ready as well as photo ID as required to buy alcohol / enter a club. Ensure your guests are with you if their ticket is under your name!

Exit: Please exit the May Ball by the Porters Lodge Gate (Opposite Sainsburys). Once you have left the ball you will NOT be permitted to enter again.

Clothing: Do bring comfortable shoes and a jacket - most will be on their feet for a lot of the night, and it could get cold! We have a cloak room to hold these items for you, so you don't have to carry them the whole night!


Timings: The ball runs from 20:30 -> 5:00

Quiet Space: The chapel is a quiet space to sit down and to take a minute/hour(s) to relax. Bean bags will be there to welcome you.

Programme & Map: Please see the programme and map on the website for information on all the food, drink, and attractions!


Sidney Sussex May Ball 2022 will have wheelchair access via a secondary route and 4 deep steps, with no handrail to the main entrance. Majority of the event will be wheelchair accessible including the main stage tent and food/drink stations. There will be seating throughout the event, an accessible toilet, a gender neutral toilet, and blue badge parking. There will be a quiet room available. There will be vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free and halal food available. For information about carer tickets, queue-jump passes for those who need them and any other access information you can contact us on



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