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Hidden Places at Pembroke: the Vestry

There are some places in Pembroke that most of our members and visitors won't usually see. One of these is known best to the Choirs of Pembroke: the Vestry. The vestry is a small room by the Chapel, accessed by the same easily-overlooked door that leads to the organ loft. Here the Choir get ready for services, store their robes, and of course make cups of tea. The vestry has…

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Volunteering at Pembroke House

Pembroke graduate Daisy Prior (2012) talks about the week she spent volunteering with Pembroke House Pembroke House is a community centre founded in 1885 by Pembroke Students in Walworth, South…

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The P Stands for Post

Kit Smart takes a behind the scenes look at the PKP Post Desk To ensure its successful running, the Pembroke-Kings Programme relies on a dedicated team of staff and assistants who devote hours to ensuring that the courses run smoothly and that the students get the most out of their time in Cambridge. Amongst all the flashy event planning and room booking tasks, there is one incredibly important job that is often overlooked; the job of PKP Postmaster General. This year, the substantial mantle of PKP Postmaster General has fallen on the shoulders of Tom Daniels. To those…

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Basketball Blues

Pembroke PhD students Léonie de Jonge (2014) and Michelle Quay (2013) won Varsity and received Blues with the Cambridge University Women’s Basketball Club but their work is not done yet. This…

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The P Stands For Punting

A comprehensive guide to the legends told on the Cam. One of the must-do activities for any self-respecting visitor to Cambridge is to go punting whether by hiring your own…

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The P Stands for Plenary

On Wednesday 6th July, the Pembroke-Kings Programme hosted the first of its Plenary lecture series. Magdalene College Life Fellow, Professor Stefan Halper was the first to be invited to speak…

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