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College Calendar

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

6th Feb 201020:00MusicOrchestral ConcertNadanai Laohakunakorn (piano)
James Henshaw (conductor)
  • Whitley - Three Pieces for Chamber Orchestra (World premiere)
  • Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor
  • Grieg - Symphony in C minor (UK premiere)
Tickets £8 (£5 concessions / free for TCMS members) available on the door (Chapel). TCMS.

5th Feb 201020:00MusicDuo RecitalMax Bailie (violin / viola)
Nigel Yandell (piano)
  • Bach - Sonata in G minor, BWV 1029
  • Brahms - Sonata for viola in E flat major, Op. 120, No. 2
  • Mozart - Sonata for violin in E flat major, K. 302
  • de Falla - Suite Populaire Espagnole
  • Ravel - Sonata for violin and piano
£5, £3 (concessions), Free for TCMS members (Chapel). TCMS.

4th Feb 201013:15MusicThursday Lunchtime RecitalOscar Perks (violin)

Bach - Sonata No.3 in C major, BWV 1005

1.15 - 1.55pm. Admission free.
No booking required, just turn up (Chapel). TCMS.

3rd Feb 201017:00Guest SpeakerCLARK LECTURES 2010 - TRANSLATION AND THE RESURRECTION OF READING"Reading and the Ambient (1)"


Professor of European Literature, University of East Anglia (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

3rd Feb 201020:00SocietiesTrinity College Literary SocietyA reading by the poet Lavinia Greenlaw.

All are welcome.
£2 / free for Trinity Members (Junior Parlour).

2nd Feb 201018:15ChapelSung Eucharist for Candlemas (Chapel).

1st Feb 201020:30SocietiesVectors and spheresDr Jacob Rasmussen (DPMMS)

"The tangent bundle to the n-dimensional sphere is the set of all pairs (x,v), where x is a point in the sphere, and v is a vector in R^{n+1} tangent to x at p. I'll discuss the geometry and topology of this space and of a more general class of spaces known as vector bundles on spheres."

8.30pm with complimentary port and orange juice from 8.15pm.

Entry to meetings is for members only, but non-members may join on the spot (£2.50 for life) (Winstanley Lecture Theatre). Trinity Mathematical Society.

31st Jan 201018:15ChapelCollege Evensong: Preacher - Baroness Onora O'Neill FBAFormer Principal of Newnham and President of the British Academy, Onora O'Neill, will preach on 'Hope' as part of this term's sermon series on 'Virtues and Vices.'

Preceded by Organ music before Evensong (5.40pm):
Stephen Disley (Southwark Cathedral)
  • Prelude and Fugue in b, BWV 544 (Bach)

  • Mutationes (Eben)

  • Postludium (Janácek)

28th Jan 201013:15MusicLunchtime RecitalSean Heath (Harpsichord)
  • Handel - Chaconne and 21 Variations, HWV 435
  • Scarlatti - Sonatas in C, Kp. 460 & 461
  • Bach - Prelude and Fugue in A major and A minor (Book 1)
Admission free. No booking required, just turn up. (Chapel). TCMS.

27th Jan 201017:00Guest SpeakerCLARK LECTURES 2010 - TRANSLATION AND THE RESURRECTION OF READING"Reading: Voice and Rhythm"


Professor of European Literature, University of East Anglia (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

26th Jan 201018:15SocietiesDo Animals make Shopping Lists? Talk by Prof. Nicola Clayton, Clare College

Some of the most convincing evidence that non-human animals can anticipate the future comes from a member of the crow family, the western scrub-jay.

Refreshments will be provided before and after the talk (Winstanley Lecture Theatre). TCSS.

25th Jan 201020:00MusicTCMS ConcertKenyi Wang (violin), Jonathan Dodd ('cello) and Dominic Yeo (piano) are to perform
Beethoven's Piano Trio in G major Op.1 No.3 and Dvorak's "Dumky" Piano Trio in E minor (Chapel). TCMS.

24th Jan 201018:15ChapelCollege Evensong: Preacher - the Revd Dr Brian HebblethwaiteFormer Dean of Chapel at Queens,' Brian Hebblethwaite, will preach on 'Forgiveness' as part of this term's sermon series on 'Virtues and Vices.'
Preceded by Organ music before Evensong (5.40pm):
Joseph Cullen (Trinity College, London Symphony Chorus, Huddersfield Choral Society)
  • Ave maris stella (de Grigny)

  • Gaudeamus in loci pace (Macmillan)

  • Four Polish Dances (Jan of Lublin)

  • Prelude in Eb, BWV 552 (Bach)

24th Jan 201018:30Societies"Introducing Innovation into Clinical Cancer Care" by Dr James MackayDr Mackay studied at Trinity before completing his clinical training at the University of Edinburgh Medical School. He is the only accredited Consultant Clinical Genetic Oncologist with a special interest in cancer genetics in the UK and is an honorary senior lecturer at UCL. Dr Mackay established regional cancer genetics services in East Anglia and North East Thames and developed the first regular remote cancer genetic service in the world. He has taken the lead in setting up several major clinical trials including the Genetic Breast Cancer Trial, which is the first randomised trial of chemotherapy based on inherited genetic make-up in the world (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

22nd Jan 201020:00MusicPergolesi's Stabat MaterChoral scholars Margaret Walker (soprano) and Jess Dandy (soprano) will perform Pergolesi's Stabat Mater with the Queen Mary Consort under the direction of Michael Waldron (Chapel). TCMS.

21st Jan 201013:15MusicThursday Lunchtime RecitalDavid Foster ('cello) & Rupert Compston (piano) playing de Falla's Suite Populaire Espagnole and Stravinsky's Suite Italienne. (Chapel). TCMS.

20th Jan 201017:00Guest SpeakerCLARK LECTURES 2010 - TRANSLATION AND THE RESURRECTION OF READING"Reading and Translation"


Professor of European Literature, University of East Anglia (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

19th Jan 201017:30AcademicTHE INAUGURAL VON HÜGEL LECTUREVON HÜGEL'S CURIOSITY: Encounter and Experiment in the new museum.

Speaker: Professor Nicholas Thomas, Director of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Chair: Professor Alison Richard, Vice-Chancellor

Venue: Mill Lane Lecture Theatre 3, Mill Lane, University of Cambridge

Preceded by a tour at 4.00 pm of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, highlighting plans for an exciting redevelopment programme

Followed by a reception at the museum's Maudslay Gallery.

With the generous support of Peter Chapman.

RVSP, inquiries to Liz Haslemere, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Downing Street, University of Cambridge: email 01223 764956

17th Jan 201018:15ChapelCollege Evensong: Preacher - Prof. Amartya SenFormer Master of Trinity Amartya Sen will preach on 'Justice' as part of this term's sermon series on 'Virtues and Vices.'

Preceded by Organ music before Evensong (5.40pm):
Stephen Cleobury (King’s College)
  • Prelude and Fugue in c, BWV 546 (Bach)

  • Sei gegrüßet, Jesu gütig, BWV 768 (Bach)

12th Jan 2010 AcademicLent Full Term BeginsUndergraduates return. Further details.

25th Dec 2009 to 1st Jan 201017:00VisitorsSeason's GreetingsTrinity College wishes all its visitors a merry Christmas and a happy New Year

19th Dec 200910:30AcademicPhilosophy and Natural Philosophy in the Early Modern PeriodAll welcome. There is no fee, but those attending are requested to register with Dr Richard Serjeantson by Friday 11 December. The colloquium will take place in the Deighton Room.

10.30: Introduction followed by
10.35: Dr MICHAEL EDWARDS (Jesus College, Cambridge)
'Imagination and Nature in Late Scholasticism'
12.00: Prof. JOHN MILTON (King’s College, London)
'John Locke and the third Earl of Shaftesbury: the Disintegration of a Friendship'
2.15: Dr SACHIKO KUSUKAWA (Trinity College, Cambridge)
'The Royal Society Illustrations of Richard Waller'
3.45: Prof. CATHERINE WILSON (University of Aberdeen)
'Experimental and Speculative Natural Philosophy'
Prof. PETER ANSTEY (University of Otago)
'The Demise of Baconian Natural History'

To register tel.: +44 (0)1223 338589

3rd Dec 200919:30MusicChristmas OratorioCambridge Cantata Consort

Joanna Songi (soprano)
Rachel Beaumont (alto)
Pierre Dechant (tenor)
Edward Leach (bass)
Alexander Shannon (conductor)

J.S.Bach - Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

£8, £5 (concessions), Free for TCMS members(Chapel).

2nd Dec 200917:00AcademicBirkbeck Lectures 2009Professor J. D. Y. Peel
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London


Histories of the Present

Lectures take place at 5.00 p.m. in the Mill Lane Lecture Rooms.

All welcome.

(Download the Birkbeck lectures to iCal/vCal via

2nd Dec 200921:00MusicLate Night LiederGuy Hayward (baritone)
Rupert Compston (piano)

Schubert - Winterreise, D.911

Free Admission (Chapel). TCMS.

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

  • the title of the event;

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  • your name.

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