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College Calendar

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

24th Dec 200815:30ChapelChristmas Eve Crib Service (Chapel).

18th Dec 200818:00ChapelFamily Carol ServiceCarols and hymns for all to sing, with the Children's Choir of Little St Mary's Church (Chapel).

7th Dec 200818:00MusicHandel: L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il ModeratoA performance of Handel's masterpiece setting texts by Milton. Part of the Milton 400th anniversary celebrations.

Psalmody, Essex Baroque Orchestra, director Peter Holman.
Tickets £18 (students £12); Ante-Chapel £8; available from Selene Webb in the Chapel Office.

There will be a pre-concert talk on "'Voice, and Verse': Milton's Music" by Dr Jessica Martin, in the Chapel at 17.00 (no charge for admission).

(Chapel). .

4th Dec 200813:00MusicFree Lunchtime ConcertTrinity College Choir will perform a free lunchtime concert from 1.00-1.45pm in Chapel.

Bach - Singet dem Herrn
Cornysh - Salve Regina
Bach - Komm, Jesu, komm
Bax - Mater ora filium (Chapel).

2nd Dec 200818:15StudentsTrinity Politics SocietyAnatol Lieven on 'Pakistan'

Location: OCR

30th Nov 200810:00ChapelCollege Communion (Chapel).

30th Nov 200818:15ChapelAdvent Carol ServiceInvitations will be sent to members of College and our regular congregation. Unreserved seating will be available for those without tickets (Chapel).

27th Nov 200818:15ChapelChoral EvensongIntroit: Ecce concipies (Handl)
Canticles: In medio chori (Weelkes)
Anthem: Alleluia! I bring you news of great joy (Grier)


25th Nov 200818:00SocietiesHistory SocietyDr Paul Baker (Lancaster): "Lau your luppers on the strillers bona: The rise and fall of Polari". Polari was the slang language used in gay subculture which became more widely known in the 1960s. Terms such as 'bevvy', 'drag', 'camp' and 'naff' form just a part a
collection terms used to disguise illicit sexual activity and subvert mainstream culture. Highly recommended for those studying gender (which forms part of Part II HAP), linguistics and twentieth century social history. 50p entrance for non-Trinity students. Wine and soft drinks provided.
(Junior Parlour).

25th Nov 200818:15ChapelChoral EvensongIntroit: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen (Sandström, Jan)
Canticles: Chichester Service (Howells)
Anthem: Salve Regina (Poulenc)


24th Nov 200817:00ChapelRoman Catholic Requiem MassThe annual Mass is a requiem Mass for Monsignor Alfred Gilbey, a member of Trinity and Catholic Chaplain to the University from 1932 to 1965. It is Solemn High Mass in the Extraordinary Form. The music for the Mass is provided by the Chaplaincy's Schola Canto rum, directed by Matthew Ward (St John's).

23rd Nov 200810:00ChapelCollege Communion (Chapel).

23rd Nov 200817:40ChapelSunday Organ Recital (before Evensong)Jonathan Lilley (Ely Cathedral)

Fantasia in f, K.608 (Mozart)
Study for pedal-piano, op.56 no.4 (Schumann)
Intermezzo, from Symphony no.6 in g (Widor)
Naïades, from 24 Pièces de fantaisie (Vierne)
Marche Pontificale (Karg-Elert)

17.40 - 18.10

23rd Nov 200818:15ChapelCollege Evensong"God in the Nineteenth Century": Professor Terry Eagleton preaches on NIETZSCHE. Described as "Britain's best-known academic rebel and literary critic, and a prominent and unrepentant Marxist revolutionary", Terry Eagleton is Professor of English at the University of Manchester (Chapel).

20th Nov 200818:15ChapelChoral EvensongIntroit: O nata lux (Tallis)
Canticles: Service in G (Stanford)
Anthem: Mater ora filium (Bax)


19th Nov 200818:00AcademicDean’s Wednesday Evening: Julius LipnerAn occasional series of talks and discussions. Professor Julius Lipner, FBA, Professor of Hinduism and Fellow of Clare Hall, will speak on “An issue of public peace, morality and religion: Understanding contemporary India through her National Song”.
(Old Combination Room).

18th Nov 200818:15ChapelChoral EvensongIntroit: Set me as a seal (Walton)
Canticles: Chichester Service (Walton)
Anthem: Die Seligkeiten (Liszt, Franz)


16th Nov 200808:30ChapelCollege Communion (Chapel).

16th Nov 200817:40ChapelMusic before EvensongRupert Compston (piano), Rosie Taylor (clarinet), Hanna Notte (violin), David Foster (cello)
With Trinity College Orchestra

Quatuor pour le fin du temps (Messiaen)

16th Nov 200818:15ChapelCollege Evensong"God in the Nineteenth Century": Professor Nicholas Lash, Roman Catholic theologian, formerly Norris-Hulse Professor of Divinity at Cambridge, preaches on NEWMAN (Chapel).

13th Nov 200818:15ChapelChoral EvensongIntroit: Beati quorum via (Stanford)
Canticles: Service in C (Stanford)
Anthem: For lo, I raise up (Stanford)


12th Nov 200819:30SocietiesBach cantatas in Trinity ChapelTrinity College Music Society and the Cambridge Bach Players present an all-Bach programme of vocal music. Including cantatas BWV 104 & 57, a choral motet, and arias from the St Matthew and St John Passions. Sung by past and present choral scholars of Trinity including soloists Guy Hayward, Chris Law, Lucy Goddard, Lucy Cronin and Natasha Goldberg. Conducted by Samuel Hogarth and Trinity's senior organ scholar Michael Waldron.
£8 / £5 students / FREE for TCMS members (Chapel).

11th Nov 200817:00AcademicLees Knowles Lectures - "1806: The Cognitive Challenge of War""The Conquest of Reality by Theory"
Prof Peter Paret (IAS, Princeton)
5pm each Tuesday in the Mill Lane Lecture Room. Free and open to all.

11th Nov 200818:10ReadingPoetryThere will be a poetry reading by Carol Rumens on Tuesday 11 November (Junior Parlour).

11th Nov 200818:15ChapelChoral EvensongIntroit: Mother of God, here I stand (Tavener)
Canticles: Service for Trebles (Weelkes)
Anthem: In beauty may I walk (Dove)


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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