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Stephen Cleobury on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show

Stephen Cleobury on the Chris Evans Show

Director of Music Stephen Cleobury was interviewed on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show yesterday, and on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire this morning. You can still catch the interviews on the iPlayer.

22 December 2011

King's Fellow wins Bayer science award

King's Fellow wins Bayer science award

Dr Andreas Bender wins a Bayer Early Excellence in Science Award 2011 for his work on modelling the effects of potential new drugs.

20 December 2011

Choir concert broadcast live tonight

Choir concert broadcast live online

The Guardian website broadcast a Choir concert live from London last tonight. You can still watch a recording of the concert online.

20 December 2011

The Organist Entertains comes to King's

The Organist Entertains at King's

The popular Radio 2 show will feature the Chapel organ next Tuesday, 20 December.

15 December 2011

Festival of Nine Lessons booklet available

Festival of Nine Lessons booklet available

The service booklet for the Christmas Eve service, A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, is now available.

14 December 2011

Carols from King's booklet now available

Carols from King's booklet now available

You can now download the booklet for Carols from King's, the televised service that BBC2 broadcast on Christmas Eve.

12 December 2011

Eleanor Sharpston elected an Emeritus Fellow

Eleanor Sharpston elected an Emeritus Fellow

Advocate General Eleanor (Leo) Sharpston QC has been elected an Emeritus Fellow of the college.

5 December 2011

Festive spirits in the Archive of the month

Festive spirits in the Archive of the month

The latest Archive of the month looks at documents about wine at King's.

2 December 2011

Six question survey for the website

Take the six question survey

We are running a quick, anonymous survey to help us to improve the website.

2 December 2011

Head shave raises over

Head shave raises over £12,000 for charity

A group of students raise over £12,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

29 November 2011

2011 Annual Report now available

2011 Annual Report now available

The King's Annual Report for 2011 has just been put online.

28 November 2011

Kingsman's choir scores a double victory

Kingsman's choir scores a double victory

The Swedish Chamber Choir, directed by a an ex-Choral Scholar of King's, has just won two major prizes.

23 November 2011

Commissioned carol inspired by Christina Rossetti

Commissioned carol inspired by Christina Rossetti

This year's commissioned carol is based on 'Christmas Eve' by Christina Rossetti.

21 November 2011

Students shave their heads to support their friend

Students shave their heads to support their friend

A group of King's students are going to shave their heads to show solidarity with a friend who is undergoing chemotherapy.

18 November 2011

The Choir gets a standing ovation at the Mus

The Choir gets a standing ovation at the Musée D'Orsay

The Choir got a standing ovation for their concert on 28 October in the nave of the Mus

16 November 2011

Royal Crown Derby produces Xu Zhimo plate for King's

Royal Crown Derby produces a plate for King's

Royal Crown Derby has produced a plate for King's with quotes from Xu Zhimo's poem 'Saying Good-bye to Cambridge Again'.

14 November 2011

Kingsman David Baddiel speaks at Wordfest

Kingsman David Baddiel to speak at Wordfest

David Baddiel will talk about his latest novel The Death of Eli Gold at the Cambridge Wordfest.

11 November 2011

Robert Tear remembered

Robert Tear remembered

A memorial service for internationally-renowned tenor Robert Tear was held last Saturday in the Chapel.

9 November 2011

Art exhibition explores maps and stereotypes

Exhibition explores maps and stereotypes

King's Art Centre is holding an exhibition by Agnes Poitevin-Navarre from 11 to 26 November 2011.

7 November 2011

Archive of the month: Alpine peak and parasites

Archive of the month: Alpine peaks and parasites

The latest Archive of the month looks at the paintings of roaming entomologist George Salt.

1 November 2011

BBC uses the Choir to demonstrate 3D sound

BBC uses the Choir to demonstrate 3D sound

BBC Radio 4's Click On programme uses a recording of the Choir to demonstrate a new way to create 3D sound.

25 October 2011

Choir concert and reception at the Mus

Choir concert and reception at the Musée D'Orsay

The Choir is singing at the Mus

24 October 2011

King's researcher finds omens of Greek healthcare tragedy

King's researchers find omens of a Greek health tragedy

A team co-led by King's researcher Alexander Kentikelenis says the economic crisis is affecting the health of Greeks.

24 October 2011

King's Christmas cards now on sale

King's Christmas cards now on sale

The Shop at King's is now selling the college 2011 Christmas cards.

17 October 2011

Lord Sainsbury elected Chancellor of the University

Lord Sainsbury elected Chancellor of the University

Lord Sainsbury was elected the new Chancellor of the University yesterday (Sunday 16 October).

17 October 2011

University holds election for a new Chancellor

University holds election for a new Chancellor

Elections are being held today and tomorrow to choose a new Chancellor for the University of Cambridge.

14 October 2011

Memorial service for Robert Tear

Memorial service for Robert Tear

A Memorial Service for Robert Tear will be held in the Chapel on Saturday 5 November at 2.30pm.

5 October 2011

Elizabeth Murchison gives a TED lecture

Elizabeth Murchison gives a TED lecture

King's Fellow Elizabeth Murchison has given a TED lecture on her work to save the Tasmanian devil from an infectious cancer.

4 October 2011

Archive of the month: Cocktails, mongrels and moustaches

Archive of the month: Cocktails, mongrels and moustaches

October's Archive of the month uncovers an 1861 cartoon of a party at King's.

3 October 2011

Head Porter abseils down church

Head Porter abseils down church

Head Porter Carl Hodson has abseiled down Great St Mary's Church for charity.

27 September 2011

Catering awarded five stars for hygiene

Catering awarded five stars for hygiene

The Environmental Health Officer has awarded King's Catering Department five stars for food hygiene.

22 September 2011

Media magnates gather at King's

Media magnates gather at King's

Key players in television and new media gathered for the Royal Television Society Convention at King's last week.

21 September 2011

King's teams compete in the Chariots of Fire race

King's teams compete in the Chariots of Fire race

Two teams from King's competed in the annual Chariots of Fire relay race around Cambridge.

19 September 2011

Britten celebration in the Chapel

Britten celebration in the Chapel

A concert in the Chapel on 9 November celebrates the work of Benjamin Britten.

19 September 2011

An evening of Liszt's letters and music

An evening of Liszt's letters and music

A piano recital and readings on 30 October portray Liszt's relationship with two of his lovers.

8 September 2011

Archive of the Month presents engravings of bygone King's

Archive of the Month presents engravings of bygone King's

September's Archive of the month presents engravings of King's that date from the late sixteenth century to the early nineteenth century.

6 September 2011

Visit the Library in Open Cambridge week

Visit the Library in Open Cambridge week

On Saturday 10 September the Library is holding a free exhibition of beautifully-illustrated architectural books.

5 September 2011

The Chapel featured in 'Britain's best buildings' film

The Chapel in film about 'Britain's best buildings'

The Guardian has made a film about the Chapel for its 'Britain's best buildings' series.

5 September 2011

King's historic canteen revealed

Archive of the month reveals historic canteen

The Archive of the month looks at history of the short-lived canteen at King's.

12 August 2011

King's graduate in world championship double decathlon

King's graduate in world championship double decathlon

One of this year's graduates is taking part in a double decathlon in The Netherlands.

5 August 2011

Victoria Harris wins history book prize

Victoria Harris wins history book prize

Junior Research Fellow Victoria Harris wins the Women's History Network Book Prize for her first book.

2 August 2011

Cambridge Shakespeare Festival comes to King's

Shakespeare Festival comes to King's

The Cambridge Shakespeare Festival is staging Much Ado About Nothing in the Fellows' Garden in August.

27 July 2011

Provost re-elected

Ross Harrison re-elected as Provost

Professor Ross Harrison is re-elected as Provost for a further two years.

25 July 2011

Postgrad composer's work performed at multi-storey car park

Postgrad composer's work performed at multi-storey car park

King's compositions student is having one of her works performed tomorrow in a Peckham car park.

22 July 2011

Dan McKenzie wins the 2011 Copley Medal

Dan McKenzie wins the 2011 Copley Medal

King's Fellow Professor Dan McKenzie FRS has just been awarded the Royal Society's Copley Medal.

20 July 2011

Proms open with two former students

Opening night of the Proms features former students

Two former King's students featured in the opening night of the Proms last Friday.

19 July 2011

Chapels sermons go online

Chapel sermons go online

The Chapel sermons are starting to be published online.

18 July 2011

The Choir visit East Asia

The Choir visits South Korea and China

The Choir returns to East Asia to play concerts in Seoul, Beijing and Shanghai.

13 July 2011

Honorary Fellow Lord Harewood dies

Honorary Fellow Lord Harewood dies

Honorary King's Fellow and patron of the arts Lord Harewood died yesterday.

12 July 2011

Araucaria on Desert Island Discs

'Araucaria' on Desert Island Discs

Crossword complier and Kingsman John Graham appears on Radio 4's Desert Island Discs.

12 July 2011

Summer Choral Concert tonight (8 July)

Summer Choral Concert tonight (8 July)

There are still a few tickets left for tonight's Summer Choral Concert in the Chapel.

8 July 2011

Balls, boats and bubbly in the Archive of the month

Balls, boats and bubbly in the Archive of the month

July's Archive of the month looks at the history of the May Week celebrations.

4 July 2011

Schoolchildren sing in the Chapel

Schoolchildren sing in the Chapel

Children from three schools sing in the Chapel as part of the Classroom Polyphony project.

29 June 2011

Take a virtual tour of the Chapel

Take a virtual tour of the Chapel

A new virtual tour of the Chapel shows you parts of the building not normally open to visitors.

15 June 2011

Yasir Suleiman receives a CBE

Yasir Suleiman receives a CBE

King's Fellow Professor Yasir Suleiman receives a CBE for services to education.

13 June 2011

Three King's Fellows promoted

Three King's Fellows promoted

Dr Francesco Colucci, Dr Geoff Moggridge and Dr Jude Browne take up more senior posts on 1 October.

9 June 2011

King's Fellow wins Gruber Cosmology Prize

King's Fellow wins Gruber Cosmology Prize

King's Fellow Prof George Efstathiou is a joint winner of the Gruber Cosmology Prize.

1 June 2011

Kingsman made Knight of the Garter

Kingsman made Knight of the Garter

Kingsman Lord Phillips has been made a Knight of the Garter, the country's highest order of chivalry.

18 May 2011

Arvo P

Arvo Pärt watches the Choir rehearse his new work

Estonian composer Arvo P

16 May 2011

Phantom City comes to the Art Centre

Phantom City comes to the Art Centre

An exhibition called 'Phantom City' starts this Sunday 15 May at the King's Art Centre.

13 May 2011

Choir return to Asia

The Choir returns to Asia

King's College Choir returns to East Asia this July to perform in Seoul, Beijing and Shanghai.

10 May 2011

Critic applaudes Choir's performance of Bach

Critic applaudes Choir's performance of Bach

The Choir's performance of Bach's St John Passion has received an enthusiastic review on MusicalCriticism.com.

4 May 2011

Archive of the month: Brewing at King's

Archive of the month: brewing at King's

The latest Archive of the month reveals the 400-year history of beermaking at King's.

4 May 2011

Summer choral concert in memory of Robert Tear

Summer Choral Concert in memory of Robert Tear

This year's Summer Choral Concert is on 8 July and is dedicated to the memory of Welsh tenor Robert Tear.

2 May 2011

Free concert this Saturday celebrates the Royal wedding

Free concert this Saturday celebrates the Royal wedding

King's is holding a free concert of festive music in the Chapel this Saturday, 30 April, at 6.30pm.

28 April 2011

Aronowitz Ensemble plays romantic music this weekend

Aronowitz Ensemble plays romantic music this weekend

The Aronowitz Ensemble plays pieces by Schubert, Goldmark and Brahms on Sunday 1 May.

28 April 2011

Critics praise Golgotha concert

Critics praise Golgotha concert

Last Friday's performance of Frank Martin's Golgotha at King's has been praised by critics.

27 April 2011

New Chapel services booklet

New Chapel services booklet published

The Chapel services booklet for the Easter and Long Vac Terms (26 April - 5 July) is now out.

26 April 2011

New Chapel services booklet

New Chapel services booklet published

The Chapel services booklet for the Easter and Long Vac Terms (26 April - 5 July) is now out.

26 April 2011

Student fund for biology research

Student fund for biology research

Cambridge students are invited to apply for money from the EH Durham Fund to help their research into biology and medical sciences.

21 April 2011

Memorial Service for Frank Kermode (1919-2010)

Memorial Service for Frank Kermode

A Memorial Service for Frank Kermode will be held in King's College Chapel on 7 May at 2.15pm.

20 April 2011

Golgotha concert is critic's choice

Golgotha concert is critic's choice

The Guardian and The Times have this Friday's Golgotha concert as a classical pick of the week.

18 April 2011

Former music students featured in first night of the Proms

Former music students in first night of the Proms

Former King's students Judith Weir and David Goode are featured in the first night of the Proms on 15 July.

18 April 2011

Former music students featured in first night of the Proms

Former music students in first night of the Proms

Former King's students Judith Weir and David Goode are featured in the first night of the Proms on 15 July.

18 April 2011

BBC broadcasts from King's over Easter

BBC broadcasts from King's over Easter

The BBC is broadcasting a concert and a service from King's College Chapel over the Easter period.

15 April 2011

BBC broadcasts from King's over Easter

BBC broadcasts from King's over Easter

The BBC is broadcasting a concert and a service from King's College Chapel over the Easter period.

15 April 2011

Postgrad comes runner up in the Shine! awards

Postgrad comes runner up in the Shine! awards

A King's MPhil student has come runner up in the British Council's Shine! awards for international students.

14 April 2011

King's inspires Year 12 students to apply to Cambridge

King's work with schools: it's a busy time!

King's gives talented young people a taste of what student life is really like and a chance to get their questions answered.

12 April 2011

Choir sing in Canterbury Cathedral

Choir sings in Canterbury Cathedral

King's Choir performs the UK premiere of Arvo P

6 April 2011

Archive of the month: Letters from King's

Archive of the month: Letters from King's

April's Archive of the month shows letters from a student at King's in the 1920s.

4 April 2011

Honorary Fellow Robert Tear dies

Honorary Fellow Robert Tear dies

Internationally renowned tenor and Honorary Fellow of King's Robert Tear died this morning (29 March).

29 March 2011

Chamber music for Maundy Thursday

Chamber music for Maundy Thursday

Come to a candlelit concert in the Chapel, with music by Beethoven, Vasks and Fauré.

29 March 2011

Research student wins poster competition

PhD student wins research competition

A King's research students wins a poster competition at The Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar.

28 March 2011

King's student rows in the Goldie crew

King's student rows in the Goldie crew

King's student Andrew Viquerat is rowing in the Cambridge reserve crew tomorrow.

25 March 2011

'Paintings and Stories' exhibition

'Paintings and Stories' exhibition

The King's Art Centre is holding an exhibition of work by the figurative painter John Clark.

23 March 2011

King's at Cadogan Hall

King's at Cadogan Hall

King's College Choir sing Bach's St John Passion in the Cadogan Hall, London on 20 April.

17 March 2011

Foundation concert features new musical talent

Foundation Concert features new talent

This year's Foundation Concert features the talented young horn player Alec Frank-Gemmill and the tenor John McMunn.

15 March 2011

Foundation concert features new musical talent

Foundation Concert features new talent

This year's Foundation Concert features the talented young horn player Alec Frank-Gemmill and the tenor John McMunn.

15 March 2011

Kingsman wins Turing Award

Kingsman wins Turing Award

Kingsman Leslie Valiant has just won the 'Nobel Prize of Computer Science', the AM Turing Award.

10 March 2011

Shop website closes for refurbishment

Shop website closes for refurbishment

The website for the Shop at King's closes 14 March 2011 and will reopen later in the year.

9 March 2011

Postcards from the archives

Postcards from the archives

The new Archive of the month shows a selection of old postcards of King's.

2 March 2011

How King's helps the environment

How King's helps the environment

A new page on the website shows how King's is reducing waste, cutting carbon and promoting wildlife.

24 February 2011

Gala Charity Concert, 25 February

Gala Charity Concert in the Chapel

King's is holding a sell-out gala concert in the Chapel on 25 February.

18 February 2011

Gala Charity Concert, 25 February

Gala Charity Concert in the Chapel

King's is holding a sell-out gala concert in the Chapel on 25 February.

18 February 2011

Crossword compiler 'Araucaria' turns 90

Crossword compiler 'Araucaria' turns 90

King's alumnus Revd John Graham MBE, better known as crossword setter Araucaria, is age 90 today.

16 February 2011

2010 Annual Report now available

2010 Annual Report now available

The King's Annual Report for 2010 has just been put online.

14 February 2011

King's Library launches Amazon store

King's Library launches Amazon store

Help support King's Library by buying from Amazon through the Library pages.

10 February 2011

Radio 3 broadcasts Candlemas service from King's

Radio 3 broadcasts Candlemas service from King's

Listen to a broadcast of the choir singing last Wednesday's service to celebrate Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple.

7 February 2011

Sketches of Edwardian women from the archives

Sketches of Edwardian women from the archives

February's Archive of the month looks at the history of women at Cambridge, illustrated with sketches by an Edwardian student.

2 February 2011

Change of venue for 'Swan Song' concert

Change of venue for 'Swan Song' concert

This Sunday's concert of Schubert and Vaughan Williams songs will be held in the Chapel.

25 January 2011

Claire Martin sings Irving Berlin

'A Couple of Swells' play Irving Berlin

Jazz singer Claire Martin and pianist Sir Richard Rodney Bennett play Irving Berlin in the Hall at King's on 5 March.

25 January 2011

'All the Colours' art exhibition

Art Centre shows paintings by Emily Kirby

An exhibition of paintings by Zambian-born artist Emily Kirby is being held at the King's Art Centre 6 - 19 March.

24 January 2011

Choir sing historic evensong at Durham

Choir sing historic service at Durham

King's College Choir and Durham Cathedral Choir sing together for the first time.

19 January 2011

Uncertain Knowledge in the Middle Ages

Uncertain Knowledge in the Middle Ages

King's is hosting an interdisciplinary conference on history, 7-9 April 2011.

18 January 2011

New 'Conference & Dining' section goes live

New 'Conference & Dining' section goes live

A new section called 'Conference & Dining' contains all the information you need to organise an event at King's.

13 January 2011

New Chapel services booklet

New Chapel services booklet

The Chapel services booklet for the Lent Term (18 January - 18 March) is now out.

11 January 2011

Caroline Humphrey awarded a DBE

Caroline Humphrey awarded a DBE

King's Fellow Professor Caroline Humphrey has been made a Dame of the British Empire for services to scholarship.

7 January 2011

King's Chaplain sings Schubert and Vaughan Williams

King's Chaplain sings Schubert

Richard Lloyd Morgan sings music by Schubert and Vaughan Williams on 30 January.

6 January 2011

Archive of the month reveals a Cambridge secret

Archive of the month reveals a Cambridge secret

January's Archive of the month reveals the history of the secret debating society, The Apostles.

5 January 2011

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