In Great Court the grass is brown, the air is still and visitors walk slowly. But Trinity’s historic clock is speeding up in the heat – currently it’s 2.7 seconds ahead of the correct time.
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.
Music student Frankie Postles invites young people in Cambridge to Come and Sing at Trinity on Saturday 9 June.
Cambridge students plan to return to schools in Wales as part of new initiatives to build on the success of the Seren Network, which supports Wales’ brightest students to achieve their academic potential and gain access to leading universities.