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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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Art and the Senses

Art and the Senses

Art, we are increasingly aware, is not something that engages only the sense of sight. It is tactile, evoking our senses of touch, smell, even taste. The National Gallery has…

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PKP Week 1

The first week of the Pembroke-King's Summer Programme has ended, and student Angie, of Illinois Wesleyan University, tells us about her experiences so far. Every time I enter the historic gates of Pembroke or King's, I am in awe at the beauty and nobility of the campuses. Everywhere I turn in this incredible city, there are captivating ornate buildings housing the same incredible intelligence that fostered some of the most talented and brilliant individuals in history, whose education at Cambridge enabled them to become some of the most influential politicians, scientists, authors, philosophers, thinkers, artists, and more of recent centuries. In joining the legacy this university holds, quite honestly I am…

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Meet the PKP PAs

Programme Assistants on the Pembroke-King’s Summer Programme are a multi-talented bunch. Our PAs are essential to the smooth running of the programme and without them PKP just wouldn’t be the…

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