News from Sidney

  • The winning team of chefsSidney Chefs Win Annual College Contest
    Tuesday, 8th January 2008

    This afternoon, the College's team of Chefs won the Steward's Cup for the best overall team effort in the Cambridge College Chefs Competition. This annual event was held at Girton College. Every member of our kitchen brigade entered at least one class with some outstanding results. The small team from Sidney Sussex beat off stiff competition from Trinity, Emmanuel and St Johns. Of particular note were: (Full story)

  • The Team of Sidney ChefsSidney Chefs are Cream of the Crop
    Tuesday, 8th January 2008

    Chefs from Sidney Sussex College have won a chance to be crowned the best University caterers in Britain after a challenging inter-college cook-off on Friday. (Full story)

  • Organ Scholars' Day CD available
    Thursday, 3rd January 2008

    On Saturday 21 October 2006, the Sidney Sussex Society hosted a reunion of past and present Organ Scholars. CDs of the wonderful reunion concert are now available for purchase (£10) from the Membership & Development Office. (Full story)

  • Charles Larkum Memorial Concert
    Thursday, 15th November 2007

    A memorial concert for Charles Larkum (Bursar, Sidney Sussex College, 1994-2006), will be held on Saturday, 17 November 2007 in the College Chapel. The event will run from 2.30 to 4.30pm with a substantial interval, when light refreshments will be served. (Full story)

  • Arthur J. HerderArthur J. Herder (1902) remembered
    Saturday, 10th November 2007

    Arthur J.Herder came to Sidney in 1902 to read Law. A keen athlete, rugby player and rower, he graduated in 1905. After working as a lawyer in Canada, he served in the Great War with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. He was killed in December 1917 at Cambrai, France. (Full story)

  • 2007 College Reading Competition
    Friday, 2nd November 2007

    Described by one (foreign) graduate student witnessing it for the first time as 'a very British kind of event', last month's annual College Reading Competition was a lively affair, with readers of the highest quality competing in three rounds. For the first time the competition was held in the Audit Room, by courtesy of the Master, a room whose splendid acoustic is ideal for the spoken word. (Full story)

  • Thomas Tomkins: These Distracted TimesNew Sidney CD released on Obsidian Records
    Friday, 14th September 2007

    The Choir of Sidney Sussex College, with Fretwork and Alamire, directed by Dr David Skinner, has released a new CD: Thomas Tomkins: These Distracted Times (Obsidian Records, CD702). (Full story)

  • The fabrication of transistors normally occupies the website editor, Dr Andrew FlewittNew Website for Sidney
    Wednesday, 29th August 2007

    The 30th August 2007 marks an important day in the history of Sidney Sussex College's website as it sees the launch of a new edition of a new version that should improve both quality, quantity and navigability of its content. (Full story)