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College Calendar

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

3rd Feb 200818:15ChapelCollege EvensongPreacher: The Revd Prof. Ben Quash (King's College, London)
'King Lear' and Recognition (Chapel).

30th Jan 200816:30Guest SpeakerThe Rt Hon. Douglas Hurd: 'David Cameron and the New Conservatives'This event is co-hosted by Trinity Politics Society and Christ's College. (Junior Parlour).

30th Jan 200818:00Guest SpeakerDean's Wednesday EveningThe Rt Hon. Douglas Hurd will speak on "Humanitarian War": a contradiction in terms? (Old Combination Room).

30th Jan 200818:00Guest Speaker"Humanitarian War" - A Contradiction in Terms? - talk by the Rt Hon Lord HurdDouglas Hurd, former Foreign and Home Secretary, will speak on ' "Humanitarian War" - A Contradiction in Terms?'. This event is one of an occasional series of talks and discussions arranged by the Dean of Chapel.
(Old Combination Room).

28th Jan 200820:00Guest SpeakerCambridge University Biological Society & Trinity College Science SocietyGeorgina Ferry, science writer, will speak on 'Lives in Science' (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

28th Jan 200820:00ReadingReading by poets from PERDIKA PRESSFive poets from the innovative poetry press read their work. Sponsored by the Trinity College Literary Society.
(Old Combination Room).

27th Jan 200818:15ChapelCollege EvensongPreacher: Prof. Brian Cummings (University of Sussex)
'Hamlet' and Chance (Chapel).

26th Jan 200810:00SocietiesTrinity College French Society - Wine TastingSix types of wine from around France; demonstration of dégustation technique by a representative from a Cambridge wine merchant; yummy nibbles to accompany the wine; etc. Tickets are £5 for Trinity members and £6 for non-Trinity members. Sign up for a place on the sheet in the Angel Court mailroom or email lhb27 if non-Trinity (Junior Parlour).

25th Jan 200817:00AcademicChoiseul Praslin lecture"En métissage & marronnage, écrire au féminin pluriel". Suzanne Dracius will read from her works followed by Q & A (Old Combination Room).

25th Jan 200818:15ChapelCorporate CommunionCorporate Communion for the Conversion of St Paul. Christians of all denominations are invited to join in this service and the supper afterwards (Chapel).

24th Jan 200818:45Guest SpeakerGeorge Galloway speaks to TESGeorge Galloway, Respect MP for Bethnal Green and Bow is coming to speak to the Trinity Economics Society for what promises to be an exciting evening of rhetoric and political discussion. For more information, contact Olga Polunina ( Come to the OCR at 6.45 on Thursday and prepare to be entertained! (Old Combination Room).

23rd Jan 200818:15Guest SpeakerSIR HILARY SYNNOTT KCMG: Attempts at State-Building in Iraq Hilary Synnott was the Coalition Provisional Authority's Regional Coordinator for Southern Iraq from July 2003 until January 2004. Working directly for the CPA Administrator, Ambassador Paul Bremer, he had responsibility for civilian affairs in Iraq's four southern Provinces, including the city of Basra. Previously Sir Hilary had been the British High Commissioner in Pakistan (2000-3) and Deputy High Commissioner in India from (1993-6). His fields of expertise include South Asia, Iraq, and nuclear strategic matters. Sir Hilary has also served as Deputy Head of Mission in Amman, Jordan, and Head of the Western European Department at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office at the time of the unification of Germany. Now a Consulting Senior Fellow at The International Institute for Strategic Studies, Sir Hilary specializes in South Asian affairs and post-conflict issues.
(Junior Parlour).

23rd Jan 200819:00ChapelGod & The SensesThe second in a series of thematic services that explore how our senses can bring us closer to God. Focussing on the sense of touch through the media of word and music (Chapel).

23rd Jan 200820:00FilmCinéClub8pm: HUIT FEMMES François Ozon, 2002, 103 min). 10 pm: LA NUIT AMERICAINE (François Truffaut, 1973, 115 min). Entrance is FREE, and refreshments are available in the interval (Winstanley Lecture Theatre).

23rd Jan 2008 to 23rd Jan 200721:00ChapelTheology for Non-TheologiansA group convened by Alice Goodman to provide some informal teaching and discussion of theology for interested students. Refreshments served. M6 Blue Boar Court.

20th Jan 200818:15ChapelCollege EvensongPreacher: The Revd Dr Michael Banner, Dean of Chapel.
'A Midsummer Night's Dream' and Love (Chapel).

16th Jan 200822:00ChapelCompline (sung by the Choir) (Chapel).

25th Dec 200709:30ChapelChristmas Day Eucharist (Chapel).

24th Dec 200715:30ChapelChristmas Eve Crib Service (Chapel).

18th Dec 200718:00ChapelFamily Carol Service (Chapel).

12th Dec 2007 to 14th Dec 200708:00AcademicEnlightened Reform in Southern Europe and its Atlantic Colonies, c. 1750-1830The Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), Cambridge is hosting this all day workshop which will take place both in CRASSH and in Trinity College. For more information, please visit the CRASSH website

7th Dec 200713:00MusicFree Lunchtime RecitalSt Peters Chorale, Brisbane, directed by Graeme Morton, will give a free lunchtime recital in Chapel (1.00-1.50pm).

A concert of music for Advent and Christmas including traditional and modern works from Europe, Australia and beyond (Chapel).

4th Dec 200719:30ChapelDavid Livingstone anniversary serviceService of Thanksgiving for the Life and Legacy of David Livingstone, who delivered a famous lecture in Cambridge on 4th December 1857, and for the Modern Mission of Addenbrooke's Abroad and all who work to improve healthcare worldwide.

Preachers: Dr Derek Peterson, Director of the Centre of African Studies, and the Revd Dr Derek Fraser, Lead Chaplain of Addenbrooke's Hospital. Also featuring Patti Boulaye (soprano), James Bowman (countertenor) and Ian de Massini (organist).

There will be a retiring collection to support the work of Addenbrooke's Abroad. After the service, refreshments will be served in the Master's Lodge. The service is open to all, but to assist with catering please notify if you plan to attend (Chapel).

1st Dec 200720:00MusicTCMS RecitalLucy Colquhoun (Royal Northern College of Music) will give a relaxing piano recital in the Frazer Room. The programme will include J. S. Bach's Partita No 6 and Debussy's Estampes (Frazer Room).

29th Nov 200717:00MusicMusic in Michaelmas - Lectures in LentGyörgy Selmeczi: A Musician from Central Europe. A lecture-concert with the assistance of Margó Kincses and János Selmeczi. György Selmeczi is one of the best known composers of classical music in Hungary and is respected as an outstanding conductor. He is also one of the most popular directors of plays and operas in Central Europe. He has composed symphonic works, chamber music and choral pieces, and has released dozens of CDs both as a conductor and a composer. For this lecture-concert he will be joined by the distinguished pianist Margó Kincses in works for four hands. Wine from 4.45 pm (Old Combination Room).

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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