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One of the most popular nights among all of the Inn’s Members.

This event is offered only once every academic year. Come meet, dine and continue the centuries old tradition of observing the Hippocras Ceremony with some very prestigious guests of the Inn!

A reception followed by dinner.

I thoroughly enjoyed Grand Night both in terms of company, food and above all the uniqueness of the evening!

Event details

Location: Hall

Registration time: 6.45pm (Benchers are asked to arrive by 6.30pm)

Date and time: Thursday 16 November, 7pm (drinks reception) for 7.30pm (dinner)

Dress Code: 

  • All Members: gowns
  • Members of Hall and students: black tie or dark suits
  • Benchers: white tie and decorations


  • Students (Gray’s Inn student members only) and barristers within 3 years of Call: £16
  • Barristers (from 3 years of Call): £63
  • Benchers: £100


Booking opens: 31 January 2023

Booking closes: 10 November 2023

Book online via the Gray’s Inn Online System (GIOS).

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Booking will open on 31 January 2023.

All attendees will need to show your eTicket(s) for entry. Please either show your eTicket(s) on your phone, tablet or bring a printed copy along with you on the day.

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