Kit Smart’s Blog


Latest Post

17-11-17 Choir at Corn exchange

Swapping Bach for Bowie: Choir at the Corn Exchange

On the 14th November, the Choir of Pembroke College performed at the Cambridge Corn Exchange alongside Gareth Malone, the Swingle Singers and the Ayoub Sisters. Guest blog written by Anna Lapwood, Director of Music As a Chapel Choir, our week to week commitments mainly revolve around singing religious music in the context of the College Chapel. When Gareth Malone asked us to join him for one concert in his UK…

Read more

Recent Posts

Fellows-002

Research roundup 2014

For the last blog post of 2014, we give you a roundup of the year’s research and news at Pembroke. Throughout the year, fellows and students at Pembroke have continued to publish…

Read more

Sporting successes

Men's sport is thriving at Pembroke. This term has seen significant successes for several of Pembroke’s sportsmen. Here, a few of them describe the highs and lows. Mark Nelson (2012), member of the Pembroke Athletics & Cross Country Society Not only did he win the Pembroke Mile for the third time running this year, but Mark was also part of the College team that competed in the University’s recent cross country cuppers race. He says: ‘I'm pleased to announce that Pembroke won this year’s cuppers, taking a narrow victory over a numerically-superior Robinson College team. Pembroke was led by Lewis Lloyd (2012), who had been ill and unable to train well,…

Read more

A week at Pembroke House

Founded in 1885, Pembroke House is the College’s social action centre in Walworth, South London. Jess Farmery (2013) spent last week volunteering at Pembroke House in order to help with various…

Read more
Ambrogio

Studying satire

Even if you have never read Dante’s Divine Comedy, you will probably be aware of the basic plot. A character called Dante, a fictionalised version of the author himself, travels…

Read more

Seven days of Christmas

Advent is a particularly busy time for Pembroke’s chapel and choir. As Michaelmas term draws to a close and students set about celebrating Bridgemas, there seems to be no end…

Read more