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Ticketing FAQ

How do I buy a ticket?

  • We will be using FIXR to sell our may ball tickets this year.

  • For a quicker checkout please make sure to register for an account with FIXR


Who can purchase each ticket?

Current Homerton students: You can purchase one Homerton ticket and up to four guest tickets. On the day of the ball, bring your cam card so we can check if you are a Homerton student. Your guests can be members of other colleges or from outside the university, but they must be with you in the queue on the day of the event.

There is a limited amount of Homerton tickets available, and they are cheaper than general release tickets, so get them whilst you can as they are sold on a first come first serve basis.

FIRST WAVE Release of Homerton and Guest tickets: Wed 21 Feb 2024 at 6pm

Tickets are £150 each, or £165 for queue jump for Homerton students. If you wish to buy guest tickets on this release, they will be charged at general release prices (see below).

Homerton release will be live until 3pm Wed 28 Feb 2024 if you wish to purchase a ticket after this date you will have to buy a general release ticket.


Current Homerton students on Bursary: If you are on either a partial or full bursary you will have access to discounted Homerton tickets. To access these please enter your CRSid as a promo code when prompted. If you believe to be on bursary and your CRSid will not let you access these tickets, please contact There are a limited number of discounted tickets, and these will be sold on a first come first serve basis. They will be sold in the First Wave release on Wed 21 Feb.


Tickets are £110 for students on a full bursary, and £140 for students on a partial bursary.


Current non-Homerton students: General Admission tickets are available for current students of the University of Cambridge. Please bring your cam card on the day of the event. You can buy up to four guest tickets for guests outside the university, they must queue with you on the day of the event.

SECOND WAVE General release: Wed 28 Feb 2024 at 6pm

Tickets are £165, or £180 with queue jump.


Cambridge Alumni: Alumni tickets are available for past students at the University of Cambridge. Alumni are also welcome to bring up to four guests.

THIRD WAVE General release: Wed 6 March 2024 at 6pm

Tickets are £180, or £195 with queue jump.


What happens on the day of the ball?

  • Everyone attending the ball must bring a valid form of photographic ID. We will accept driver’s licenses and passports. You must be over 18 to enter the ball.

  • People who have bought Homerton tickets and General Admission tickets must bring their Cam Card to prove they are members of the university. This is not necessary for a Guest ticket.

  • Upon presentation of a valid ticket and ID, all guests will receive a wristband

  • Once you have left the event, the wrist band will be removed, and you will not be able to re-enter the ball.

  • Last entry is 23:00


What is a Queue Jump ticket?

  • Guests who have purchased a Queue Jump ticket are able to skip the queue and enter the ball before anyone else.

  • A Queue Jump ticket is £15 more than the price of a normal ticket

  • You can buy a queue jump ticket buy buying a “___ + Queue Jump” ticket, or if you wish to add queue jump later down the line they can be bought as an add-on by themselves

  • Please note buying just the £15 Queue jump add-on does not grant you access to the ball; you must have a valid ticket as well.


How do I transfer a ticket?

  • There is a £20 fee to change the name on a ticket. Please contact if you wish to do this. The deadline for ticket transfer is 18:00 on 1/06/2024.

  • Tickets are non-refundable, it is your duty to find an alternate buyer if you can no longer make the ball.


Any other questions?

Please contact

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