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College Calendar

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

20th Nov 200913:00MusicFree Lunchtime Choir Concert1.00-1.45pm
  • Bach - Komm, Jesu, komm
  • Brahms - Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen
  • Schoenberg - Friede auf Erden
Admission free (Chapel).

20th Nov 200920:00MusicLady Frances SingersThe Lady Frances Singers, under the direction of Jamal Sutton, performs a programme of consort music for Advent, including works by Tallis, Parsons, Lauridsen, Howells and Jackson.

£5, £3 (concessions), Free for TCMS members (Chapel).

19th Nov 200913:15MusicTCMS Thursday Lunchtime Recital1.15 - 1.55pm
Admission Free

Jaliya Senanayake (tenor)
  • Handel - Waft her, Angels
  • Handel - Total Eclipse
  • Fauré - Les Roses d’Ispahan, Op.39
(Chapel). TCMS

19th Nov 200920:00SocietiesTrinity College Literary SocietyA reading by the poet Wendy Cope.

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

18th Nov 200919:30MusicCambridge Bach PlayersMaxim Kosinov, Eugene Feygelson, Hanna Notte (violins)
Natasha Goldberg (soprano)
Gareth John (baritone)
Chris Stark (conductor)
  • Bach - Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV 1043
  • Bach - Chaconne (Partita in D minor for solo violin, BWV 1004)
  • Bach - Cantata BWV 82 ‘Ich habe genug’
  • Bach - Cantata BWV 84 ’Ich bin vergnügt’
£8, £5 (concessions), Free for TCMS members (Chapel).

16th Nov 200918:15SocietiesInsights into the editorial process at 'Science'Maria Cruz (Associate Editor, Science magazine.)

Wine and refreshments for the first 15 minutes and at the end (Winstanley Lecture Theatre). TCSS.

15th Nov 200909:00ComputingPlanned Power-Cut and Website DowntimeThe electricity supply to most College buildings between Trinity Street and the river Cam will be cut off between 9.00 and 11.00 a.m. on Sunday 15th November 2009 for essential maintenance. There will be a consequent shut-down of the heating and VOIP telephone systems for that period.

This website may also be unavailable for some or all of this time.

15th Nov 200918:15ChapelCollege EvensongThe Revd Dr Jessica Martin (Fellow in English at Trinity & Fellow in Holy Orders) preaches on George Herbert (Chapel).

15th Nov 200921:00MusicFreshers’ ConcertAn evening of solo and chamber music, held in the Master’s Lodge, and performed exclusively by Trinity’s own Freshers.

Master’s Lodge, Trinity College.
Admission is free and only available to members of TCMS & Trinity.

14th Nov 200921:00MusicVocal RecitalMargaret Walker (soprano)
Michael Waldron (piano)

Schumann - Frauenliebe und leben, Op.42. Together with selected songs by Bax and Howells.

Free Admission (Chapel). TCMS

12th Nov 200913:15MusicTCMS Thursday Lunchtime Recital1.15 - 1.55pm
Admission Free

Hannah Watson (piano)
  • Schumann - Kinderszenen, Op.15
  • Janáček - In the Mists
  • Toby Young - Jubilate
  • Debussy - L’Isle Joyeuse
(Chapel). TCMS

12th Nov 200918:00SocietiesTrinity College History SocietyIn another inter-disciplinary talk Professor David Ekserdjian, an ex-Trinitarian and Professor of Art History at the University of Leicester will be coming to talk to Trinity History Society about the Discovery of Art - how to actually find and evaluate evidence within the field of art history. Even today extraordinary unknown masterpieces continue to emerge from nowhere with surprising regularity. In addition to presenting a selection of recent discoveries, some made by the speaker, this talk will endeavour to offer a Teach Yourself Guide to making such discoveries. This promises to be a brilliant talk, Professor Ekserdijjan is a wonderful speaker and should provide a good evening of entertainment. All welcome; a £1 fee for non-members includes wine (Junior Parlour).

12th Nov 200918:30FellowsMichaelmas Fellows' Research TalksThursday 12th November
6:30pm-7:50pm, Master's Lodge.

Professor Colin Hughes: 'Nanomachines that make you ill - bacterial devices for movement, virulence and drug resistance'

Dr Geraldine Parsons: 'Ossian's antecedents: Research on the medieval
Gaelic 'fíanaigecht/Finn Cycle'

All are welcome, including partners. Drinks will be served. Please RSVP Ruth Easthope (ree23) if you are coming, or email Joel Cabrita (jmc67) if you have any questions.

11th Nov 200918:45Guest Speaker"Sh*t happens - a gastrointestinal physiology problem!"Dr Walters is the course director of the BSc in Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Imperial College, London and Consultant Gastroenterologist at Hammersmith Hospital.
(Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

10th Nov 200913:15MusicTCMS Duet RecitalNatasha Goldberg (soprano) and Fiona Mackay (mezzo-soprano) perform a selection of solo and duet songs, including works by J.S.Bach, Brahms, Debussy and Bernstein.

Free Admission (Chapel). TCMS

10th Nov 200918:15SocietiesBurning Ice: Art, Science, and Climate ChangeQuentin Cooper (producer of the BBC's Material World programme.)

Wine and refreshments for the first 15 minutes and at the end (Winstanley Lecture Theatre). TCSS.

10th Nov 200920:00MusicPurcell 350th Anniversary ConcertThe Restoration Ensemble
Dominic Kraemer (bass)

A recital of vocal, instrumental and chamber works exploring the canon of Henry Purcell, his influences, and those whom he influenced. Includes the ode Welcome to All the Pleasures, Purcell's Elegy on the Death of Queen Mary, John Blow's anthem My God, My God, and the Britten realisation of Purcell's Sweeter than Roses.

Free Admission (Chapel). TCMS

9th Nov 200920:30SocietiesTrinity Mathematics Society Film Night (800th Meeting)N is a Number: A Portrait of Paul Erdős

To mark the occasion of our 800th meeting* falling in the 800th anniversary year of the University of Cambridge, we are proud to host a special film night with George Paul Csicsery's 1993 documentary on one of the greatest mathematicians of the 20th Century. There will be a brief talk on the history of the Society beforehand and a celebratory party is planned afterwards. (*depending on your counting system)

8.30pm with port and orange juice from 8.15pm (members only, but non-members may join on the spot) (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

8th Nov 200918:15ChapelRequiem (Duruflé)Remembrance Sunday - Joint Service sung by the Choir and Trinity College Choir Association (Chapel). TCCA.

5th Nov 200913:15MusicTCMS Thursday Lunchtime Recital1.15 - 1.55pm
Admission Free

Jo Songi (soprano) and Matt Fletcher (piano)
  • Schumann - Liederkreis
(Chapel). TCMS

4th Nov 200921:00MusicTennyson Bicentenary RecitalAn evening of poems and song settings to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, alumnus of Trinity College.

Includes settings by Balfe, Massenet, Lear, Saint-Saens, Liszt, Quilter, Joachim and Britten, together with selections from The Princess, In Memoriam, and Maud, read by Dr Eric Griffiths.

Master’s Lodge, Trinity College
Admission is free and only available to members of TCMS & Trinity

3rd Nov 200918:15SocietiesPanel discussion on Logic and Mathematics.Presented by the TCSS, in collaboration with the Trinity Mathematical Society.

  • Dr. Tom Forster (Mathematics/Philosophy)
  • Prof. Martin Hyland (Mathematics)
  • Prof. Larry Paulson (Computing)
  • Dr. Peter Smith (Philosophy)
Wine and refreshments for the first 15 minutes and at the end (Adrian House Seminar Room).

2nd Nov 2009 to 6th Nov 200921:00FilmLove and Sex in AfricaCurious about Africans’ perspectives on love and sex? Tired of always hearing about sex in Africa as linked to HIV/AIDS? Free late-night film screenings of six films – including documentaries and features – set in South Africa, Mauritania, France, Senegal, Spain, Algeria, and Burkina Faso (Winstanley Lecture Theatre). Further details.

1st Nov 200917:40ChapelOrgan Music Before EvensongColin Walsh (Lincoln Cathedral)
  • Meine Seele erhebet den Herrn, BWV 733 (Bach)
  • Dies sind die heilgen zehn Gebot, BWV 678 (Bach)
  • Dies sind die heilgen zehn Gebot, BWV 679 (Bach)
  • Sei gegrüßet, Jesu gütig, BWV 768 (Bach)

1st Nov 200918:15ChapelCollege Evensong (All Saints)Professor Boyd Hilton FBA (Fellow in History at Trinity) preaches on F.D. Maurice.

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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