In the Chapel at Trinity there lies the tomb of the sister of Robert Smith, Master of Trinity, 1742–1798. Close to High Table is a precise copy of ‘Master John’s’ portrait of Katherine Parr, the sixth wife of Henry VIII, who founded Trinity in 1546. Some say it is Katherine who persuaded the King to endow the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, not long after dissolution of the monasteries.
Trinity is seeking a new Master after Sir Gregory Winter announced that he would step down in July 2019.
On Friday 26 February the provisional programme of the 2018 Trinity May Ball was sent to Cambridge City Council. Over the next four months, a myriad fire precautions, electrical tests, risk assessments, security measures, staff briefings, noise controls, food safety certificates, and grass protection were implemented, checked and re-checked.