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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 May 200819:30MusicIKON - A Concert of Russian music.Music inspired by the Russian Orthodox Church:
Tchaikovsky, Sviridov, Pärt, Rachmaninov, Gretchaninov.
Holst Singers (conducted by Stephen Layton).

Admission is free, retiring collection.
Any staff wishing to attend who would also like to reserve a seat should email (Chapel).

23rd May 200819:30MusicVocal Recital of Bach Cantatas Natasha Goldberg (soprano), Lucy Goddard (mezzo soprano), Katherine Hambridge (mezzo soprano) and Sam Hogarth (conductor) perform a selection of cantatas by J.S. Bach with continuo and chamber orchestra. Featuring Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten BWV202, Vergnügte Ruh BWV170 and Geist und Seele wird verwirret BWV35.

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

21st May 200820:00FilmCineclub Soiree Humoristique8pm - Annie Hall, 1977 (Woody Allen, 93mins).
10pm - Le Diner de Cons, 1998 (Francis Veber, 80mins)

Entry free (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

21st May 200822:00ChapelSung Compline (Chapel).

18th May 200817:40MusicSunday Organ Recital (before Evensong)Henry Parkes (formerly Christ Church, Oxford):

Komm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott, BWV 652 (Bach)
Studien für Pedal-flügel, Op. 56, Nos. 1, 5, 6
(Schumann arr. Guillou)
Fantasia on ‘BACH’, Op. 46 (Reger)

Admission Free
17.40-18.10 (Chapel).

18th May 200818:15ChapelCollege EvensongPreacher: The Revd Dr Fergus Kerr, OP FRSE (Chapel).

17th May 200820:30MusicA concert of music from the Eton ChoirbookThe Cambridge Clerkes perform a selection of masterpieces from the Eton Choirbook by Browne, Cornysh, and Lambe. Come and hear this superb group in their final concert of the year.
£8, £5 (concessions), Free for TCMS members (Chapel).

15th May 200813:15MusicPiano QuartetThursday Lunchtime Recitals.
The concerts will be held from 1.15-1.55pm in the beautiful setting of Trinity College Chapel.
Admission Free (Chapel).

15th May 200817:30FellowsThe Art of Dying in Lutheran GermanyThis seminar will be given by Mark Chinca (Trinity College).
Room Gr06-07 in the Faculty of English, 9 West Road, Cambridge.
All are welcome.
More info: Daniel Wakelin (

15th May 200818:30AcademicFellows' Research TalksProfessor Daniel Wolpert ('The Neuroscience of Movement') and Dr Nick Tosh (History and Philosophy of Science: Title TBA).
Open to all Trinity Members.
Please contact the Master's Secretary, Ruth Easthope (ree23), if you intend to come.
This will be held in the Master's Lodge.
18:30 - 20:00

14th May 200822:00ChapelSung Compline (Chapel).

13th May 200818:15ChapelCorporate CommunionChristians of all denominations are warmly invited to attend this service, and enjoy pizza and ice cream afterwards (Chapel).

12th May 200820:00ReadingReading by poets from the TALL-LIGHTHOUSE pressTall-Lighthouse is an independent poetry business publishing full collections, pamphlets, chapbooks and anthologies of poetry - they are also unique as a poetry business in organising poetry readings & events in across the UK as well as facilitating writing workshops in conjunction with Arts, Education, Library & Community Services. At Trinity College we will bring along three different poetic voices - Andy Brown, Helen Mort, and John McCullough - and there will be the chance to talk to Les Robinson Director & founder of tall-lighthouse press.
Free - refreshments provided (Old Combination Room).

11th May 200818:15ChapelCollege EvensongPreacher: Professor Linda Woodhead, Professor of Religious Studies at Lancaster University (Chapel).

9th May 200814:30MusicEdith Leigh Piano PrizeThe Edith Leigh Piano Prize (allocated from the income of a fund established in memory of Edith Leigh, pianist 1914-72) is awarded annually for a solo performance on the piano by a member of the College in statu pupillari. This year’s competition includes works by J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Ravel and Szymanowski. Admission Free (Chapel).

7th May 200822:00ChapelSung Compline (Chapel).

4th May 200814:00SocietiesTCMS Wren Library Concert (members only - due to small venue)The Wren Library Concert, one of the highlights of the TCMS calendar, sees some of Trinity's most outstanding string players perform Bach's 'Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major,' BWV 1048, Vaughan Williams 'Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis,' and Richard Strauss' 'Metamorphosen,' conducted by Michael Waldron, all within the extraordinary surroundings of the Wren Library itself.
To apply for tickets, please e-mail Catherine Hickey ( Please note that you will not be issued with a paper ticket - you shall receive an e-mail confirming your place, and just state your name when you arrive at the door.

4th May 200818:15ChapelCollege EvensongPreacher: The Reverend Dr Lance Stone, Minister of Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Cambridge (Chapel).

2nd May 200820:00SocietiesTHE GREATEST POLITICAL PHILOSOPHER? ..... A DEBATEThe panelists will be:
Hobbes ....Dr Serjeantson, Trinity
Nietzsche .....Dr Ruehl, Trinity Hall
Aquinas ... Dr Ryan, Peterhouse.
Free for Trinity students, 50p for non-Trinity students.
Wine will be served.
Great revision for anyone taking a political thought paper and an excellent introduction for first/second years hoping to do so next year (Old Combination Room).

1st May 200817:30FellowsPoetics of the page as space: twentieth-century artists' books in FranceSeminar by Jean Khalfa (Trinity College, Cambridge).
Room GR06-07 in the Faculty of English, 9 West Road, Cambridge.
All are welcome.
More info: Daniel Wakelin ( .

1st May 200818:15ChapelSung Eucharist for Ascension Day (Chapel).

30th Apr 200818:15SocietiesPartners in Crime: Politicians and the CamorraThe Politics Society presents Tom Behan, who will profile the Neapolitan Camorra which has overtaken the Mafia as the most dangerous force in Southern Italy. It kills around 100 people each year, and has penetrated every political party. Dr Behan is Senior Lecturer in Italian at the University of Kent. An expert
on Italian organised crime, he is author of "See Naples and Die: The Camorra and Organised Crime" (2002) and "Defiance: the story of One Man Who Stood Up to the Sicilian Mafia" (2008) (Junior Parlour).

28th Apr 200820:00SocietiesClinton and Obama: The end of American Conservatism?The panelists for this discussion will be: Professor Badger, Master of Clare College
Dr Preston, Clare College
Dr Foster, Homerton College.
This is a must for anyone taking paper 24 but will be fascinating for anyone following American politics at the moment.
Free for Trinity students, 50p for non-Trinity students.
Wine will be served (Old Combination Room).

27th Apr 200811:00ChapelUniversity Confirmation ServiceThis year Trinity hosts the annual service of Baptism and Confirmation for members of the University. The preacher is Bishop Simon Barrington-Ward.

This service replaces the 10.00 College Communion (Chapel).

27th Apr 200818:15ChapelCollege EvensongPreacher: The Right Reverend Lord Harries of Pentregarth, formerly Bishop of Oxford (Chapel).

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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