Events Bulletin

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This week's Events

6 November - 17 December
Art Exhibition
Zachary Beer

Saturday 22 November
Music Evening
This term’s Music Evening will take place on 22 November, at 19:30 in the College dining hall.
Everyone is welcome to join us and enjoy a wide range of music performed by fellow college members. Nibbles and drinks are provided.

Tuesday 25 November, 7.45pm, Meeting Room
Clare Hall Colloquium
Professor Malcolm Longair, Emeritus Jacksonian Professor of Natural Philosophy, Director of Development Cavendish Laboratory, Emeritus Professorial Fellow, Clare Hall. The Cavendish Laboratory 1932 to 1953 – Decline and Regeneration.

Wednesday 26 November, 7.00 for 7.30pm, Dining Room
Thanksgiving Dinner
Book in the usual way via

Thursday 27 November, 1.00pm, Meeting Room
Thursday Lunchtime Talks
Richard W. Hayes, former Clare Hall Visiting Fellow, will speak on "Aestheticism and Domesticity: Oscar Wilde at Home". Please bring your lunch, coffee and water available.

Thursday 27 November, 7.30 – 8.00pm, Clare Hall Meeting Room
Thursday Short Talk, Fellow Student Interaction Event
The start of the new ‘Thursday Short Talks’ series. These talks are intended to bring together students and Fellows across disciplines for a twenty-minute presentation of a Fellow's research followed by ten minutes of discussion. President Ibbetson will begin the series with a talk on legal history. Port and cheese will be served. We will continue the series in Lent and Easter Term and encourage other Fellows interested in presenting their work to contact us at or

Forthcoming Events 

5 December, 6pm, West Court
Clare Hall Literary Talk
Gillian Beer on Lewis Carroll

Saturday 6 December, 6pm, Dining Room
 Intimate Engagements Concert
Part 1: 6-7.30 pm; part 2: 8.30-9.45 pm; drinks reception during the intermission. Alina Ibragimova, violin.  Bach and the Solo Violin: The Multi-faceted Single Voice, presented by David Dolan Programme: J.S. Bach – Sonatas and Partitas for unaccompanied violin BWV 1001-1006
Bookings: 01223-332360

7 December, 2 – 4pm, Richard Eden Suite
Music Improvisation: Family Event

Led by accomplished musicians and College members. Bring your instrument, and come and learn some simple improvisation techniques. There will be piano available to use. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. There will be musical instruments in the room, so children will not be allowed to run around or play roughly. Families get first preference - please sign up with Irene Hills . Other College members are welcome if there is space. Please email Irene to get put on a waiting list.

12 December, 6.00pm, Common Room
Children’s Christmas Party
Father Christmas, Carols, Games.  Volunteers needed!  Please email Amanda Barclay at 


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Tuesday 25 November

Clare Hall Colloquium

Professor Malcolm Longair on ‘The Cavendish Laboratory 1932 to 1953 – Decline and Regeneration’

Wednesday 26 November

Thanksgiving Dinner

Thursday 27 November

Thursday Lunchtime Talks

Richard W. Hayes on ‘Aestheticism and Domesticity: Oscar Wilde at Home’ 

Thursday 27 November
Thursday Short Talk
Fellow Student Interaction Event

President Ibbetson on legal history

Updated  Nov.21.2014