When Trinity alumnus Professor Stephen Toope was offered the job of Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge his initial reaction was ‘Wow.’
On the 50th anniversary of Trinity's Fellowship in Creative Arts, Professor Adrian Poole reflects on living and working with resident composers, poets, novelists and painters.
Potsherds. A May bug. The report of a 17th-century magician’s trial. Zazel, ‘the human cannonball.’ The view from Newton’s rooms. A set of old keys still in daily use. Tennyson’s hidden pipe. Plimsolls on cobblestones. Four-year-old Lucas, ready to run across the grass.
Trinity alumna and poet, Rebecca Watts, and Trinity Fellow, Professor Adrian Poole, will feature in a BBC Look East report on Monday 12 June about Trinity Poets, the first anthology of poems by nearly 50 authors from Elizabethan times to the present, all members of the College.