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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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Primrose Hill comes to Pembroke

Sir Richard Dearlove recently finished his term as Pembroke’s Master, and on his departure he and Lady Dearlove left a number of gifts to the College. One of these was a…

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A day in the life: Programme Assistant

Each year Pembroke hosts a range of International Programmes. Many of these are staffed by Programme Assistants, or PAs – current Cambridge students or recent graduates who arrange a variety of activities for the students on the programme. This year Pembroke student Will Gayne (2013) is a PA on the Pembroke-King's Programme and shares a day in his life. In many ways being a PA is a training ground for being a celebrity. Obviously that’s not something I’ve ever been before and I doubt I’ll ever be again, so I’m enjoying the attention while it lasts. If you’re doing your job well you quickly find that most of the 350 students…

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Day in the life: College Librarian

Pat Aske, Librarian and Bye-Fellow at Pembroke, shares a page from her daily diary. Friday 7th August 2015 There is no such thing as a typical day in the College…

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Feline friends

Cats have long played an important part in life at Pembroke. But did you know that two of the Colleges most famous members were cat lovers, and in turn had cats…

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For she’s a jolly good Fellow

Writing for the PemWomen@30 project, Sarah Nouwen reflects on being a female Fellow at Pembroke It may be a sign of the success of 30 years women at Pembroke: I…

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