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College Calendar

This calendar lists events associated with Trinity College. Members of College are welcome to add events to it.

31st Jan 200620:00FilmCiné-ClubSoirée brésilienne. 8pm : Abril despedaçado [Behind the Sun; Avril brisé] - Walter Salles, 2001. 10pm : Tieta do Agreste - Carlos Diegues, 1996 (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

29th Jan 200620:00Film'Fair is Foul': Tragedy on FilmHAMLET by William Shakespeare (Michael Almereyda, 2000). Starring Ethan Hawke, Bill Murray and Julia Stiles (Winstanley Lecture Theatre). Trinity College Literary Society.

26th Jan 200617:30AcademicHistory of the Book SeminarLIZ EVENDEN (Cambridge) and TOM FREEMAN (Sheffield) will speak on 'Graphic Violence: Illustrating Foxe's Book of Martyrs' (Allhusen Room).

26th Jan 200620:00AcademicTrinity College Science SocietyDr. Gordon Ogilvie, lecturer at DAMTP and Fellow of Clare College will present his lecture on "Astrophysical discs: From Saturn's rings to black holes." Dr Ogilvie's research interests include theoretical studies of astrophysical fluids dynamics applied to accretion discs and extrasolar planetary systems (Winstanley Lecture Theatre). Further details.

25th Jan 200619:15MusicSangeet Sandhya - An Evening of Indian MusicCome and listen to the soothing tones of some of Cambridge’s best Indian vocalists and instrumentalists, as they join the Cambridge University Hindu Cultural Society. Grasp the opportunity to explore the diversity of Indian music; this concert promises to start the term in an unforgettable atmosphere. All proceeds raised will be going to charity. £2 / £1 (CUHCS members). For more information please email (Winstanley Lecture Theatre). CU Hindu Cultural Society.

24th Jan 200620:00AcademicTrinity College Science SocietyProfessor Chris Lowe, a Fellow of Trinity, will discuss the field of biotechnology. The director of the Cambridge Institute of Biotechnology as well as the driving force behind 7 spin-off companies and 40 patents, Prof. Lowe's work has taken place in the pharmaceutical, fine chemical, and diagnostics sectors; he has also employed areas of science ranging from biochemistry and microbiology to physics and electronics. He has been awarded many prizes for his work over the last twenty years, and his insight into the field will no doubt be informative (Old Combination Room). Further details.

24th Jan 200620:00FilmCiné-Club8 pm – “L’auberge espagnole”, Cedric Klapisch (2002). 10pm – “Le locataire”, Roman Polanski (1976). As ever, entrance is free and wine will be served at the interval. Both films will have subtitles. (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

23rd Jan 200618:00GraduatesGraduate Peer Supporter TrainingInterested in training as a graduate peer supporter? A new scheme is being launched in Trinity which provides an excellent opportunity for training in listening and assertiveness, all important and transferable life skills. Meet with Jane Cooper from the University Counselling Service for an informational talk. BA Rooms.

22nd Jan 200620:00FilmFair is Foul: Tragedy on FilmMACBETH by William Shakespeare (Gregory Doran, 2000). Starring Antony Sher and Harriet Walter (Winstanley Lecture Theatre). Trinity College Literary Society.

13th Jan 2006 to 15th Jan 200620:00Drama'The Relapse' by John VanbrughThe Trinity College Dryden Society presents 'The Relapse' by John Vanbrugh. Entrance is free, but it is advisable to reserve seats in advance. For tickets and more info contact (Hall).

4th Jan 200616:00ChapelEpiphany Carol ServiceThis service will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Please be seated by 3.45 pm (Chapel). .

25th Dec 200509:00ChapelChristmas Day Communion with carolsfollowed by coffee and mince pies (Chapel).

15th Dec 200518:00ChapelFamily Carol ServiceAll welcome, especially families and children (Chapel).

5th Dec 200516:30ChapelA Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Anthony Tootal (Chapel).

5th Dec 200519:30AcademicElysian Singers Christmas ConcertThe Elysian Singers and the QuintEssential Sackbut and Cornett Ensemble present a concert of Baroque Christmas music in St John's Smith Square, London SW1. They will present the best Advent and Christmas music from 17th-century Europe, focusing on composers from Germany, Italy and England.

30th Nov 200520:00SocietiesEntente Cordiale: "Soirée poemes et chansons"An evening of French poetry and songs, performed by Arlette (poems) and Huguette (songs). Both the poetry and the songs will be in French, with short introductions in English. Huguette will be accompanied on the piano by Marie-Noelle Kendall. Tickets: £7 / £5 conc. / £3 (Entente Cordiale members). Given the limited number of places in the OCR, tickets will only be sold in advance. Payment will be accepted by cheque only and tickets will be reserved for you at the door. To book, please contact Harry Goode, tel. (01223) 560 950, email, post 18 Godesdone Road, Cambridge, CB5 8HR (Cheques payable to Harry Goode) (Old Combination Room).

30th Nov 200520:00MusicTrinity College Music SocietyBritten ‘Ceremony of Carols’. The term draws to a close in a festive mood with this concert of Christmas music performed by female voices and harp, and conducted by Trinity’s Ali Hill. The programme will include Britten’s much celebrated Ceremony of Carols. 8pm, £6 (£4 concessions / £2 TCMS members) (Chapel). Further details.

30th Nov 200520:00AcademicTrinity College Science SocietyProf. Allan Bradley, FRS, and director of the Sanger Institute, will present his lecture "Beyond the Human Genome." Prof. Bradley's laboratory has developed novel methods to engineer the mouse genome, and as director of the Sanger, he has searched for ways to decode and work with the human genome. He is also a world leader in the field of stem cell research. Join TCSS for the final talk of Michaelmas term (Winstanley Lecture Theatre). Further details.

29th Nov 200511:00AcademicWorkshop for European Culture in the Twelfth and Thirteenth CenturiesRudi Eliott-Lockhart will speak on 'Know thyself: the pursuit of wisdom in Hugh of St Victor's Didascalicon', which will be followed by a discussion on the general theme 'The Discovery of the Individual in the Twelfth Century.' (Old College Office).

29th Nov 200517:00SocietiesAmnesty International Letter WritingAmnesty give us case files detailing human rights abuses. We write to politicians and officials who can do something about it. It helps to save lives. Contact: Peter Fremlin, ptf20. (JCR)

29th Nov 200520:00ChapelChristmas PartyAvoid the rush and celebrate Christmas early at the Chaplains' end of term party. Feel free to come along after Christmas Formal Hall (Junior Parlour).

29th Nov 200520:00AcademicTrinity College Science SocietyProf. Sir Peter Mansfield, FRS, and 2003 Nobel Laureate in Medicine will discuss "Developments in MRI." Prof. Mansfield discovered how MRI signals may be transformed rapidly into medically useful signals. His talk will be followed by an end-of-term reception in Master's Lodge. All welcome! (Old Combination Room). Further details.

28th Nov 200520:00AcademicCambridge University Biological SocietyProfessor Sir Sydney Brenner, Nobel Laureate for Physiology and Medicine in 2002: "Biological Computation: The Machinery of the Cell". Pharmacology Lecture Theatre. CU Biological Society.

27th Nov 200514:00SocietiesCoffeeThe members of the Trinity College Coffee Society will meet to chat and drink coffee. All welcome; coffee is free. L2 Great Court. For further details contact Tim Austin, The Big Shot, Trinity College Coffee Society.

27th Nov 200518:15ChapelAdvent Carol ServiceHymns, carols, readings and prayers for Advent by candlelight. Invitations to apply for tickets will be sent to all members of College. Members of the public are also welcome to attend without tickets (Chapel).

Members of the College are welcome to add events relating to Trinity to this Calendar. To do so, please send an email to as soon as possible in advance of the event with the following information:

  • the date of the event;

  • the time it will take place (or 'all day');

  • the title of the event;

  • very brief details about the event (which may include a website address);

  • your name.

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