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College Calendar

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

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.

31st Oct 200921:00ChapelReading by CandlelightA dramatised reading by Nick Blackburn of two of the classic ghost stories of M.R. James (1862-1936).
31st October at 9.00pm, in the Chapel. Followed by Compline (at 10pm) (Chapel).

30th Oct 200919:30MusicAuf Wiener Art: concert of Baroque music from ViennaLe Jardin Secret, prizewinners in the 2007 Early Music Network Young Artists Competition, perform music from the Habsburg imperial court. Soprano Elizabeth Dobbin is accompanied by four continuo players.

Tickets £15 (students, unwaged £10) available online at or at the door (Chapel). .

29th Oct 200913:15MusicTCMS Thursday Lunchtime Recital1.15 - 1.55pm
Admission Free

Benedict Broy (violin) and Lydia Scadding (piano)
  • Berg - Piano Sonata
  • Fauré - Violin Sonata in A major
(Chapel). TCMS

29th Oct 200918:15ChapelCorporate EvensongChristians of all denominations are invited to attend this service and share in the pizza and ice cream afterwards (Chapel).

27th Oct 200918:15SocietiesPanel discussion on Philosophy & Science.Panellists:
  • Prof. Simon Blackburn (Philosophy)
  • Dr. Jeremy Butterfield (History and Philosophy of Science)
  • Prof. Imre Leader (Mathematics)
Wine and refreshments for the first 15 minutes and at the end. (Adrian House Seminar Room). TCSS.

27th Oct 200918:30Guest Speaker"Complementary and Alternative Medicine"Prof Lewith studied at Trinity before completing his studies in London. He is Professor of Health Research at Southampton University and has been one of the most potent forces to get alternative therapies fairly, and authoritatively, researched.
(Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

25th Oct 200918:15ChapelCollege EvensongThe Dean of Chapel preaches on Ludwig Wittgenstein.

Preceded by 'Organ Music Before Evensong' at 5:40 pm:
Stephen Farr (St Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge)
  • Praeludium in g, BuxWV 163 (Buxtehude)
  • Magnificat Secondi Toni (Weckmann)
  • Praeludium in e (Bruhns)

23rd Oct 200910:00ReadingReading TennysonThe Faculty of English and Trinity College, Cambridge present:


10am - 6.30pm in sessions

Judith E Wilson Drama Studio, Faculty of English

At the conclusion of these readings there will be a reception for surviving readers and listeners in the social space on the ground floor of the Faculty building. Please find full details here.

23rd Oct 200914:00Societies"Science and Journalism"Natasha Loder - Chair, Association of British Science Writers.

Wine and refreshments for the first 15 minutes and at the end. (Junior Parlour). TCSS.

22nd Oct 200913:15MusicTCMS Thursday Lunchtime Recital1.15 - 1.55pm
Admission Free

Tom Wraith (cello) and Rupert Compston (piano)
  • Martinu - Variations on a Slovak Theme
  • J.S. Bach - Suite for solo cello in G major, BWV 1009
  • Brahms - Sonata for cello and piano in E minor
(Chapel). TCMS

22nd Oct 200918:00Societies'History and Law'Trinity College History Society: 'HISTORY AND LAW'. Four speakers will sharing their experience of law in history and history in law. Prof. Richard J. Evans will talk about the David Irving Case. Dr. Neil Jones from the Law Faculty will talk on his understanding of legal history. Dr. Phil Withington and Dr. Ben Griffin from the History Faculty will share their experience with law and history in their respective branches of British history. Free for Trinity Members, £1 for non-Trinity members (Junior Parlour). Further details (Facebook).

22nd Oct 200918:30AcademicMichaelmas Fellows' Research TalksThursday 22nd October
6:30pm-7:50pm, Master's Lodge.

Ms Beci Carver: 'Comic Guinea Pigs and Floating Guns: a note on the impact of literary cartoons in Vladimir Nabokov's early work'

Dr Hugh Hunt: 'The Remarkable Accuracy of the Great Court Clock'

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.

22nd Oct 200920:00FilmSoiree Nouvelle Vague
  • 8 pm : Pierrot le Fou (J.-L. Godard, 105 mins)
  • 10 pm: Cléo de 5 à 7 (A. Varda, 90 mins)
(Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

20th Oct 200920:00ChapelUniversity Vocations GroupA group for Cambridge students exploring the call to ordained ministry, led by Alice Goodman and Richard Lloyd Morgan (Chaplain of King’s). Meetings this term are at 8.00pm on 20th October and 17th November in F2 Whewell’s Court.

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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