The aim was to create a network of alumni to support Newman’s bid for University status. When that was achieved in 2013, NAF! widened its brief to include cultural and social events. We meet in Birmingham each term to organise events. Since 2013 NAF! members have met up in Bedford; Leeds; Liverpool; London; Manchester; Oxford and York.


Newman Alumni Friends


Events for 2024

If you would like further information on any of the events below, please contact Graham direct on:

2024 Dates for your Diaries

1. Informal MINGLE – Thursday September 12th. – 1-4PM at the Old Joint Stock pub [ 4 Temple Row West B2 5NY ]
– no room booking – just turn up!
2. Formal XMAS LUNCH – Wednesday December 4th. -1-4PM at the Cherry Reds Cafe Bar [ 88 John Bright Street B1 1BN ]
– please let Graham* know if you prefer the Traditional Xmas Lunch or the Vegetarian option by Sunday, 24th. November.
Please let me know by the 30th November:
1. If you are coming to the lunch (and which choice you want)
2. If you are coming but not having the lunch
 If you can’t come this year have a great Christmas and we’ll be in touch for 2025.



The NAF events and activities are developed and managed by the original Newman Alumni group – the students who first joined Newman in 1968. Any personal information shared with the NAF Group is not part of the regulated Newman University Alumni Association database, and is held on an independent NAF mailing list which is not part of the Newman Alumni Association database.

All activities and events delivered  by NAF! are not official Newman Alumni Association activities.