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Culture, Creativity, Community: Why Music Matters

The Choir of Pembroke College, led by Director of Music Anna Lapwood, is currently in Zambia on the 2017 Choir tour. A major part of the choir tour – and the campaign to raise funds for it – has been an emphasis on musical education and cultural exchange.  The choir are working in association with the Estelle Trust and the Muze Trust to offer notation workshops to communities in Mukuni…

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Post-Pembroke Productions

Pembroke English student, Charlie Bindels (2010), was once on the periphery of Pembroke theatre but this summer, with help from the Pembroke Players, will be taking an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book to the Edinburgh Fringe. I grew up making plays and trying to be part of theatre in any way I could, so arriving at Pembroke, where theatre is such a big part of the community, was amazing. With the business of first year Cambridge, I actually started out very much as an onlooker of the theatre scene. That all changed when I was cast in ‘Zombie Haiku’, a play written and directed by another Pembroke student Chloe…

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Thomas Gray: 300 today!

The 26th December 2016 marks 300 years since the birth of the poet Thomas Gray.  Best known for his work An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, he published less…

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Life at Cambridge in 1957

Dr Christopher Hall (1957) reflects on his time at Pembroke and remembers some of the famous faces from his year group. It was only twelve years after the end of…

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