St Thomas More Lecture

The Lecture and the Dinner have now sold out. Please accept our apologies if you wanted to come, but were not able to secure tickets. If you would still like to register interest in attending, please follow the link below to join the waiting list for Lecture and/or Dinner tickets. We will get in touch with you in the days prior to the Lecture if we have been able to find a seat for you.


On Saturday 13th November, the Society is honoured to be welcoming our Cardinal Patron back to Oxford. The event, kindly sponsored by the Friends of the Ordinariate, will begin with a Solemn Pontifical High Mass in the Ordinariate use followed, later in the afternoon, by the lecture and dinner. Booking is required for the lecture and dinner. Free lecture tickets can be obtained, and dinner tickets purchased, at the link below.

12:30 – Pontifical High Mass in the Ordinariate Use at Holy Rood, Abingdon Road.

16.30 – The 2021 St Thomas More Lecture, The Examination Schools, High Street. Free ticket required

19.00 – Five course dinner in honour of His Eminence, preceded by a drinks reception from 18.30, The Newman Rooms, The Old Palace, Rose Place.
Ticket required – £30 students, £45 non-students. Dress code: black tie – decorations.

Should the event be unable to go ahead due to government and/or University restrictions, the Society will refund tickets in full. The Society reserves the right to refuse admission to any person on safety or security grounds. The dinner is only open to those over 18 years of age. Proof of age may be required. While every effort will be made to cater to dietary requirements, allergens may be present in the kitchen.