News archive 2010

Christmas services from King's

Christmas services from King's

You can listen to two Christmas services from King's in 2010: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols from King's.

15 December 2010

Former Chaplain dies, age 100

Former Chaplain dies, age 100

Revd Roy Henry (Bowyer) Yin died on 14 December, age 100.

15 December 2010

Statement on Higher Education funding

College statements on Higher Education funding

The Council and the Governing Body of King's have issued statements about Higher Education funding.

3 December 2010

Kingswoman's book named a pick of 2010

Kingswoman's book named a pick of 2010

<cite>The Independent</cite> has named a book by a King's Music graduate as one of the best in 2010.

29 November 2010

Choir to appear on The One Show

Choir appear on The One Show

The Choir appeared on The One Show on 1 December.

29 November 2010

Actor signs MR James DVD this Saturday

Actor signs MR James DVD this Saturday

Robert Lloyd Parry is signing DVDs of his performance as ghost story writer MR James.

22 November 2010

Finnish composer writes a carol for King&#039;s

Finnish composer writes a carol for King's

The Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara has written this year's commissioned carol.

17 November 2010

King&#039;s book launched

New book about King's

A new book about King's with over 40 contributors has just been published.

12 November 2010

The Choir singing in Wangfujing Church

The Choir performs its first concert in China

The Choir has performed its first concert in China at the Beijing Music Festival.

9 November 2010

&#039;Between two worlds&#039; at the Art Centre

'Between two worlds' at the Art Centre

An exhibition of acrylics by the Lithuanian artist Algimantas Ramanauskas has opened at the King's Art Centre.

5 November 2010

New issue of King&#039;s Parade

New issue of King's Parade

The autumn issue of the college magazine, King's Parade, has just come out.

4 November 2010

Archive of the month: the Hall at King&#039;s

Archive of the month: the Hall at King's

November's Archive of the month shows pictures and documents about the history of the Hall.

2 November 2010

King&#039;s triumphs at athletics meeting

King's triumphs at athletics meeting

The King's men's team win the first Cambridge University Athletics Club event of the season.

25 October 2010

Gamelan music comes to the Chapel

Gamelan music comes to the Chapel

Cambridge and York Universities' gamelan groups play a mass for gamelan and choir on 22 October.

15 October 2010

The Choir captivates German audiences

The Choir delights German audiences

The Choir gets enthusiastic reviews for its recent concerts in Germany.

12 October 2010

Memorial concert for Wynne Godley

Memorial concert for Wynne Godley

A memorial concert is being held on 30 October for King's Fellow and economist Wynne Godley.

6 October 2010

Archive of the month: Arts and Crafts in Jerusalem

Archive of the month: Arts and Crafts in Jerusalem

October's Archive of the month is a collection of photographs and sketches of Jerusalem by Arts and Crafts designer CR Ashbee.

5 October 2010

Former Chaplain celebrates his 100th birthday

Former Chaplain celebrates his 100th birthday

Former Chaplain of King's Revd Roy Henry (Bowyer) Yin celebrates his 100th birthday this Thursday.

4 October 2010

Signed art prints go on sale

King's art portfolio goes on sale

King's is offering a portfolio of art prints for sale, with signed works by Antony Gormley, W. Barns Graham, Sandra Blow and Peter Blake.

29 September 2010

Choral Scholar sings for the Pope

Choral Scholar sings for the Pope

A King's Choral Scholar sang for Pope Benedict XVI at the Beatification Mass of John Henry Newman in Birmingham.

20 September 2010

Eric Whitacre leads a choral workshop

Eric Whitacre leads a choral workshop

American composer Eric Whitacre leads a workshop for choral scholars from around the University.

10 September 2010

Cambridge rated best university in the world

Cambridge rated best university in the world

Cambridge knocks Harvard off the top spot in the QS world university rankings.

9 September 2010

Library treasures go on display

Library treasures go on display

The Library is holding a one-day exhibition of some of its most precious items.

9 September 2010

Archive of the month looks at royal visits

Archive of the month looks at royal visits

September's Archive of the month shows documents from the archives about royal visits to the college.

2 September 2010

Concert celebrates Kingsman at Clare College

Concert celebrates Kingsman at Clare

A concert celebrates the career of King's scholar Timothy Brown, Director of Music at Clare College, Cambridge.

31 August 2010

Honorary Fellow Frank Kermode dies

Honorary Fellow Frank Kermode dies

Literary critic Professor Sir Frank Kermode died last Tuesday (17 August) at his home in Cambridge.

19 August 2010

Thanksgiving service for Wynne Godley

Thanksgiving service for Wynne Godley

A Thanksgiving service for Wynne Godley will be held at St Mary's Church, Cavendish, Suffolk on 15 September.

19 August 2010

Latest Choir CD gets glowing reviews

Latest Choir CD gets glowing reviews

<cite>A Year at King's</cite> has received good reviews in the music media. ClassicFM says the album "reveals an ensemble on fine form".

18 August 2010

Former King&#039;s Fellow Tony Judt dies

Historian Tony Judt dies

Former King's Fellow Tony Judt died at his home in Manhattan last Friday (6 August).

9 August 2010

Archive of the month: the Fountain

Archive of the month: the Fountain

The latest Archive of the month shows the documents behind the planning and design of the Fountain at King's.

4 August 2010

Jazz meets sacred music in the Chapel

Jazz meets sacred music in the Chapel

Jazz saxophonist Jan Garbarek and the Hilliard Ensemble play the first UK concert of a world tour launching their new CD <cite>Officium Novum</cite>.

28 July 2010

Shakespeare comes to the Fellows&#039; Garden

Shakespeare comes to the Fellows' Garden

The Cambridge Shakespeare Festival is staging <cite>Henry V</cite> in the Fellows' Garden this August.

14 July 2010

Dry weather reveals history of King&#039;s

Dry weather reveals history of King's

The recent drought has revealed the outlines of old college buildings in the lawns.

8 July 2010

New Concerts at King's programme announced

A provisional programme for the Concerts at King's series 2010-11 has been published.

30 June 2010

Graduation Day ceremonies

Final year students graduated yesterday at the traditional ceremony in the University's Senate House.

25 June 2010

Turing celebrations planned for 2012

Academics and cultural organisations are planning centennial celebrations for mathematician Alan Turing.

24 June 2010

Fellows' Garden opens to the public

The Fellows' Garden is open to the public on Sunday 27 June as part of the National Gardens Scheme.

15 June 2010

Alex Stobbs conducts charity concert

Alex Stobbs conducts charity concert

King's student Alex Stobbs conducts a concert in aid of Future Talent and the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

11 June 2010

Exhibition of architectural sketches opens 12 June

Exhibition of architectural sketches opens 12 June

A new exhibition of architectural sketches by John Devlin opens at the King's Art Centre on 12 June.

8 June 2010

Archive of the month: The green spaces of King&#039;s

Archive of the month: The green spaces of King's

This month's Archive of the month looks at the history of the gardens at King's.</p>

2 June 2010

Choir release a new CD

Choir release a new CD

King's College Choir release a new CD on 7 June. <cite>A Year at King's</cite> is a musical tour of the ecclesiastical year as sung in the Chapel.

25 May 2010

Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 in the Chapel

King's College Choir sing Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 in the Chapel on 9 July.

24 May 2010

Singing on the River tickets now available

Singing on the River tickets now available

Tickets are now available for the annual Singing on the River concert, which takes place on Sunday 20 June.

20 May 2010

Two choristers win scholarships to Eton

Two choristers win scholarships to Eton

Two choristers from King's College Choir have won academic scholarships to Eton.

19 May 2010

Old King&#039;s notebook goes online

Old King's notebook goes online

The eighteenth century notebook of a King's student and Fellow has been published online.

18 May 2010

Emeritus Fellow Wynne Godley dies

Emeritus Fellow Wynne Godley dies

Emeritus Fellow Wynne Godley died yesterday (13 May), age 83. Godley was one of the most original economists of his generation.

14 May 2010

Dante Quartet play Divine Comedy

Dante Quartet play Divine Comedy

The Dante Quartet play a piece specially written for them, <cite>Dante's Divine Comedy</cite>, on 6 June.

13 May 2010

King&#039;s 2011 calendar now available

King's 2011 calendar now available

The King's College calendar for 2011 includes 12 new photographs of King's Chapel and grounds.

7 May 2010

Archive of the month: college servants 1919-39

Archive of the month: college servants 1919-39

This month's Archive of the month is called 'Upstairs, downstairs: college servants 1919-1939'.

6 May 2010

New seminar on film, history and mourning

New seminar on film, history and mourning

A new seminar series combines film screenings and talks.

5 May 2010

Watch hustings in the Hall

Watch hustings in the Hall

Watch a video of the hustings organised by King's College Student Union (KCSU) on Sunday 25 April.

26 April 2010

Hear tracks from a new CD of cello music

Hear tracks from a new CD of cello music

Prize-winning cellist Guy Johnston plays pieces from his new CD <cite>Milo</cite> at King's on 2 May.

26 April 2010

Channel 4 shows footage of King&#039;s in the 1974 elections

Channel 4 shows footage of King's in the 1974 elections

The Channel 4 website is showing an old news report of King's students during the 1974 general election campaign.

23 April 2010

Top economists discuss Keynes and King&#039;s

Top economists discuss Keynes and King's

Three founding members of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) discuss the importance of John Maynard Keynes.

15 April 2010

King&#039;s student wins music prize

King's student wins music prize

King's student wins first prize in the Sir Anthony Lewis Memorial Prize Competition.

15 April 2010

New Chapel services booklet

New Chapel services booklet

The Chapel services booklet for the Easter Term (20 April - 11 June) is now out.

12 April 2010

New economic think-tank meets at King&#039;s

New economic think-tank meets at King's

The Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), funded by the global financier George Soros, meets at Kings next April.

12 April 2010

Michael Sonenscher awarded a Research Fellowship

Michael Sonenscher awarded a Research Fellowship

King's Fellow and historian Dr Michael Sonenscher has been awarded a two-year Research Fellowship.

8 April 2010

Archive of the month: Identifying features

Archive of the month: Identifying features

This month's document gives short biographies and coats of arms of Fellows and Scholars of King's College.

8 April 2010

Easter from King&#039;s on the iPlayer

Easter from King's on the iPlayer

<cite>Easter from King's</cite> will be on the iPlayer until Saturday 10 April.

6 April 2010

Concert celebrates Romantic bicentenary

Concert celebrates Romantic bicentenary

A concert on 2 May celebrates the bicentenaries of Fr

29 March 2010

King&#039;s publishes an Environmental Policy

King's publishes an Environmental Policy

King's outlines a management structure to implement best practices to protect the environment.

26 March 2010

New book captures what&#039;s special about King&#039;s

New book captures what's special about King's

TV producer and author Karl Sabbagh has teamed up with Magnum photographer Martin Parr to create a book about King's.

19 March 2010

Bloomsbury archive grabs media attention

Bloomsbury archive grabs media attention

National newspapers publish stories about the new Bloomsbury archives at King's.

19 March 2010

Restoration complete on the south side of the Chapel

Restoration complete on the south side of the Chapel

The restoration work started in September 2008 on the south side of the Chapel has now finished.

16 March 2010

Evensong broadcast on Radio 3

Evensong broadcast on Radio 3

BBC Radio 3 broadcast Evensong live from King's College Chapel

10 March 2010

New Dean of King&#039;s

New Dean of King's

Revd Dr Jeremy Morris of Trinity Hall has been elected as the College's new Dean.

10 March 2010

Enfield students visit King&#039;s

Enfield students visit King's

Enfield students learn about the Cambridge admissions system and take a tour of the college.

5 March 2010

Archive of the month: Puzzling correspondence

Archive of the month: Puzzling correspondence

The Archive of the month for March looks at an example of a nineteenth century rebus letter.

3 March 2010

King&#039;s Fellow wins

King's Fellow wins €1M grant

Dr Alexander Etkind has just won a grant of

28 February 2010

Tree felled to stop damage to the Back Gate

Tree felled to stop damage to the Back Gate

A large horse chestnut tree has been felled to stop the damage it is doing to the Back Gate of the College.

25 February 2010

Students vote to keep Soviet flag

Students vote to keep Soviet flag

After two weeks of debate both graduates and undergraduates voted to keep the Soviet flag in the college bar.

19 February 2010

Foundation Concert celebrates Schumann

Foundation Concert celebrates Schumann

King's celebrates the anniversary of the foundation of the College and the 200th anniversary of Schumann's birth.

15 February 2010

King&#039;s Choir heads new BBC Easter schedule

King's Choir heads new BBC Easter schedule

BBC TV is broadcasting an Easter service sung by the Choir and BBC Radio 3 is broadcasting two concerts from King's.

9 February 2010

Archive of the month: Secular illuminations

Archive of the month: Secular illuminations

February's Archive of the month shows exquisite illuminations drawn and painted on secular manuscripts.

8 February 2010

New Music Society plays classics

New Music Society plays classics

The Cambridge University New Music Society plays a selection of twentieth century classics in the Chapel.

2 February 2010

King&#039;s welcomes a new Director of Development

King's welcomes a new Director of Development

Julie Bressor has just started as the College

2 February 2010

Cambridgeshire Choral Society celebrates its 50th at King&#039;s

Cambridgeshire Choral Society celebrates its 50th at King's

The Cambridgeshire Choral Society is holding a concert this Saturday 6 February to celebrate its 50th Anniversary.

2 February 2010

Bryn Terfel sings in the Chapel

Bryn Terfel sings in the Chapel

International opera star Bryn Terfel&nbsp;sings with the Choir in a charity concert in the Chapel.

28 January 2010

The Revd Ian Thompson 1959-2009

The Revd Ian Thompson 1959-2009

A memorial service for the Revd Ian Thompson will be held on Saturday 13 February 2010.

21 January 2010

Mark Pigott admitted as a Fellow Commoner

Mark Pigott admitted as a Fellow Commoner

Mark Pigott, Chairman and CEO of PACCA, is admitted as a Fellow Commoner of the College.

21 January 2010

Student Union launches a new website

Student Union launches a new website

The King's College Student Union (KCSU) has just launched a new website.

14 January 2010

Seals: stamps of authority in the Archive Centre

Seals: stamps of authority in the Archive Centre

January's Archive of the Month highlights some of the wax seals dating from King Stephen (c. 1097-1154) to Elizabeth I (1533-1603).

13 January 2010

King&#039;s in the spotlight at the 800th Finale

King's in the spotlight at the 800th Finale

A light show projected onto the Gibbs' Building and the Chapel at the University's 800th Anniversary Finale.

11 January 2010

An intimate evening with the Dante Quartet

An intimate evening with the Dante Quartet

The Dante Quartet explore quiet intimacy in three deeply personal quartets by Haydn, Smetana and Sibelius.

6 January 2010

Sir David Willcocks at 90: a special Evensong on 16 January

Sir David Willcocks at 90: a special Evensong on 16 January

Former Director of Music Sir David Willcocks conducts a special Evensong on 16 January.

5 January 2010

Download the new services booklet

Download the new services booklet

The Chapel services booklet for Lent term (January - April) 2010 is now available.

4 January 2010

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