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College Calendar

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

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).

25th Nov 200520:00MusicTrinity College Music SocietySunil Manohar and James Sherlock present what promises to be a truly spectacular concert, with a programme comprising Rachmaninoff’s much-loved 2nd Piano Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony. £8 (£5 concessions / £3 TCMS members) (Chapel). Further details.

24th Nov 200517:00AcademicPolitical Thought and Intellectual History WorkshopChris Smyth: “Eclipses, Earthquakes and Affectation: Religion, Culture and extraordinary natural events in eighteenth-century Britain”. Workshop organised by Damian Valdez (dv212). (Junior Parlour).

24th Nov 200517:30AcademicHistory of the Book SeminarEric White (Cambridge), ‘“You Must Talk With Two Tongues”: Modernist Typography and Visual Prosody in Wyndham Lewis’s "Blast" (London, 1914-15)’. All welcome (Allhusen Room).

24th Nov 200520:00SocietiesTrinity College Art SocietyDr Christopher de Hamel, a world expert on medieval manuscripts, will speak on 'Books of Hours - Books for Everybody'. This event is the perfect introdiction to Cambridge's wealth of medieval manuscripts, many of which are currently on display in the 'Cambridge Illuminations' exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum, as well as the Wren Library. Entry is free to all members of College (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

24th Nov 200521:00ChapelComplineThe late-evening service of Compline will be said in Chapel: all welcome (Chapel).

23rd Nov 200520:00SocietiesTrinity College Literary Society and Trinity College French Society (Entente Cordiale)Dr Bill Burgwinkle (King's College, Cambridge): 'Queer Theory in the Middle Ages?' Free entry, wine, all welcome (Old Combination Room). TCLS.

23rd Nov 200520:00MusicTrinity College Music SocietyTCMS’s non-audition orchestra, the Trinity Players, return to the Chapel for their Michaelmas concert, under the direction of Rosemary Beecher-Bryant. 8pm, £6 (£4 concessions / £2 TCMS members) (Chapel). Further details.

22nd 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)

22nd Nov 200518:15ChapelSt Cecilia's Day EucharistChoral Eucharist will be sung by the Choir, followed by drinks in the Ante-Chapel. All welcome (Chapel).

22nd Nov 200520:00AcademicTrinity College Science SocietyDr Christoph Bergemann, a Fellow of Trinity, will speak on "High temperature superconductivity." In honor of the 20th anniversary of the discovery of this phenomenon, Dr Bergemann will give an overview of its history and a summary of our present knowledge. A reception with wine, port, and snacks will follow. All welcome (Old Combination Room). Further details.

22nd Nov 200520:00FilmCiné-Club"Soirée triangles amoureux". (i) LES BICHES, Claude Chabrol (1968)@ 8pm (in French, with English subtitles). (ii) LES NUITS DE LA PLEINE LUNE, Eric Rohmer (1984 @ 10pm (in French, with English subtitles). Entrance is free and wine will be served at the interval (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

21st Nov 200520:00AcademicTrinity College Chinese Medicine Society / Cambridge University Biological SocietyDr Susan Blackmore, author of The Meme Machine & Consciousness: an introduction, will speak on "The Evolution of Meme Machines". Pharmacology Lecture Theatre. CU Biological Society.

21st Nov 200520:15SocietiesTrinity Mathematical SocietyDr Peter Smith from the Faculty of Philosophy will be speaking on the subject of "Does Gödel's Theorem matter to mathematicians?" (Old Combination Room). TMS.

20th Nov 200521:00EntertainmentMagpie and StumpDave Bevan, Phil O'Farrell, Lottie Oram and Matt Sandford will debate the motion "This house believes that only smarties have the answer". All welcome (Old Combination Room).

18th Nov 200520:00MusicThe Sagittarian ConsortThe Sagittarian Consort's second concert in the their 2005/6 series. They will perform all four Handel 'Coronation Anthems' (including 'Zadok the Priest') as well as the flamboyant 'Dixit Dominus'. The choir and orchestra are conducted by Greg Beardsell, Music Director of the Bournemouth Symphony Chorus and Associate Conductor of the National Youth Choir of Great Britain. David Irving, leader of the orchestra, will also perform two of Handel's violin sonatas. Tickets priced £8/£4 (students & unwaged) are available from The Sagittarian Consort.

17th Nov 200517:00AcademicPolitical Thought and Intellectual History WorkshopHenry Midgley: “Conscience in the Political Thinking of the New Model Army”. Workshop organised by Damian Valdez (dv212) (Junior Parlour).

17th Nov 200520:00SocietiesTrinity College Literary SocietyProf. Richard Hunter (Regius Professor of Greek): 'Fictional Truth and True Fiction in the Ancient and Modern Novel'. All welcome (Frazer Room). TCLS.

15th Nov 200520:00FilmCiné-Club"Soirée immigration". (i) SOF HA’OLAM SMOLA [Turn left at the end of the world], Avi Nesher (2004) @ 8pm (Hebrew, with English subtitles). (ii) TRZY KOLORY: BIALY / TROIS COULEURS: BLANC, Krystof Kieslowski (1994) @ 10pm (Polish and French, with English subtitles). Entrance is free and wine will be served at the interval (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

15th Nov 200520:00SocietiesTrinity College Science SocietyDr. Richard McMahon (Department of Engineering): "Wind and waves". Dr McMahon is interested in the generation and use of electrical energy. Given the current global debate on renewable energy, this talk will no doubt be relevant to all of us as we contemplate the world's use of energy (Old Combination Room). Further details.

14th Nov 200517:00AcademicModern British History SeminarVictoria Barbary, 'Rethinking "Factory Politics": Popular Politics in Bolton and Bury, 1868-1880' (Allhusen Room).

10th Nov 200517:00AcademicPolitical Thought and Intellectual History WorkshopCasper Sylvest: "Between Principles and Power: Henry Sidgwick's Liberal Internationalism". Workshop organised by Damian Valdez (dv212) (Junior Parlour).

10th Nov 200517:30AcademicHistory of the Book SeminarHelen Deeming (Southampton), 'Between Scriptorium and Workshop: Informal Book Production in the Thirteenth Century'. (Allhusen Room).

10th Nov 200521:00ChapelComplineThe late-evening service of Compline will be said in Chapel: all welcome (Chapel).

9th Nov 200516:00AcademicHistory of Philosophy SeminarTaneli Kukkonen, Research Professor at the University of Victoria, will speak on "Gemistos Plethon and Greek Creationism: On the Arabic Influence on Late Byzantine Thought". All welcome (Deighton Room).

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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