News from Sidney

  • Professor Andrew Wallace-HadrillMaster discusses Herculaneum in The Guardian
    Wednesday, 20th April 2011

    For twenty years Herculaneum's Decumanus Maximus was closed to visitors. Now conservators, led by the Master of Sidney Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, are celebrating following the reopening of the high street, reports The Guardian. (Full story)

  • The Choir in the Abbey CloisterSidney honours foundress
    Saturday, 9th April 2011

    The choir of Sidney Sussex has sung Evensong at Westminster Abbey. Following the service, the Master laid a wreath at the momument to Lady Frances Sidney, Countess of Sussex, Foundress of the College, which is located in St Paul's Chapel in the Abbey. The choir then sang Eric Whitacre's new setting of the College grace. (Full story)

  • Sidney student Charlotte Wabe, one of the organisers of the tripSidney students take the Access Bus to Manchester
    Monday, 28th March 2011

    This week eight Sidney students have taken time out from their Easter break to help encourage school pupils in the North West to consider higher education. (Full story)

  • Arts FestivalSidney Sussex Arts Festival
    Saturday, 26th March 2011

    Sidney will host its second biennial Arts Festival in June. Come and enjoy performances from the university's finest musicians, actors, and comedians in Sidney's beautiful gardens and fine halls. (Full story)

  • Once Upon a DreamOnce Upon a Dream
    Friday, 18th March 2011

    Sidney students Ben Atkinson and Henry Scarlett are putting the final touches to a new production for the ADC Theatre. The show, Once Upon A Dream, also marks the first venture for Ben and Henry's new production company, the proudly named Pheon Productions. (Full story)

  • Conference posterSidney involvement in conference on the arts and humanities
    Tuesday, 8th March 2011

    Sidney Fellows Jo Craigwood and Alan Hughes have taken part in a conference exploring why the arts and humanities matter - and the cultural and social benefits that research and teaching in these fields at British universities bring. (Full story)

  • Professor David McKitterickSidney celebrates the King James Bible
    Thursday, 24th February 2011

    Sidney has celebrated the four hundredth anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible in 1611 with a day of special lectures, readings and music. (Full story)

  • Dr Helen CastorThe Long View
    Tuesday, 22nd February 2011

    Sidney Fellow Helen Castor takes The Long View of royal weddings on BBC Radio 4. (Full story)

  • Dr Helen CastorValentine's message... from 1477
    Monday, 14th February 2011

    The first recorded usage of the word Valentine in the English language was in a letter written in 1477. (Full story)

  • Nicolas Kernick and Katie Hunter put the equipment through its pacesNew gym a runaway success
    Sunday, 13th February 2011

    Over one third of Sidney students have signed up to use the College's new gym since it opened in December. (Full story)