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14th-15th October: [Voting] for the new Chancellor of Cambridge University. Any member of Senate (that is, anyone with a Doctorate, Masters or B.Divinity) is eligible to vote, but only in person - details to follow. This wouldn't necessarily be notable, except that BRIAN BLESSED is STANDING. And probably BELLOWING.
Saturday 30th April - FilmAfternoon? at the ToothyHouse?, showing some combination of Endhiran, Primer, TheFall? and LetTheRightOneIn? - SunKitten
MikeJeggo and family were in Cambridge for the last time before fleeing *ahem* leaving the country over the weekend 29th-31st Jan 2010. Our commissioning (I'm sure I've put too many letters in that) service will be at StBarnabas church during the 10.30 service, and in the afternoon Daniel's dedication service is happening. If anyone wants to come and has a time machine, they're welcome - let us know if you want(ed) some lunch!
I'm afraid I can't make it, but have a good time! And keep us up to date when you're in Japan :D - SunKitten
Thursday 12th November 5.30 pm Queen's Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College
Playing God?: Toward Machines that Deny Their Maker (RobHu will be at this)
Prof. Ros Picard (MIT Media Lab)
Faraday Institute will be showing the Test of Faith Documentary on Thursday 12 November instead of having Prof. Rosalind Picard speak on 'Playing God? Towards Machines that Deny their Maker.' The documentary will be screened at 5.30pm in the Queen's Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College, as before. The Test of Faith Documentary investigates the question 'Does science threaten belief in God?' We will be showing parts 1 and 3 of the documentary: 'Beyond Reason' and 'Is Anybody There?' For more information on the documentary, please visit http://www.facebook.com/l/80478;www.testoffaith.com. The screening will be followed by a free drinks reception and a bookstall. All are very welcome.
Tues 10th November 7.30pm Keynes Hall, Kings College
Ethics for the 21st century: emerging technologies and the challenge to being human
Prof. Nigel Cameron (President and CEO, Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies)
Mon 9th November 7.30pm Keynes Hall, Kings College
Mere Mortals?: C.S. Lewis on Becoming Human.
Rev. Dr. Michael Ward (Author of Planet Narnia)"
22 October - Showing of the classic 1963 anime Astroboy: Mighty Microbe Army, followed by the 1966 movie 'Fantastic Voyage' inspired by one of Osamu Tezuka's early manga works 'Monsters from the 38th parallel'. The film will be introduced by the manga expert Helen McCarthy? (http://www.rcseng.ac.uk/museums)
22nd August - Two Shades of Blue (basically CULES & OULES) preview their three shows before they take them to the Edinburgh Fringe."1984: A Comedy", "Once Upon A Time: Naughty Fairytales Your Mother Never Told You" and "Comedy and Cake". These are on at Newnham College Old Labs from 6pm, and tickets are £7 in advance or £10 on the door. Feel free to turn up for just those of the shows that interest you. More details about the shows and ticket booking available at http://www.twoshadesofblue.org.uk/preview2009.php . I'm not in any of the shows as I'm techying for them in Edinburgh, so I'll probably just be shouting "Lights Up" and "Lights Down" at appropriate moments due to the lack of actual stage in the Old Labs. I did help with writing some of Comedy and Cake though. --Androidkiller
30th June. Showing of [Tetsujin 28] at the Barbican, London, with an introduction from HelenMcCarthy?.
LivingGhostsCampaign - "an awareness and solidarity campaign to make people aware of those people called 'LivingGhosts?' who have been refused asylum in Britain, but not immediately returned to their place of origin."
17th-19th April 2009 - [KitaCon], a convention to be held in Northampton, in a somewhat familiar hotel :) (it's the old Aya hotel).
7th and 8th March - the Mark Experience, a 90-minute semi-improvised drama based on Mark's Gospel, at Emmanuel URC. SunKitten is in it.
28th February and 1st March 2009 - [Japanese Art Festival], free entry, two days of art, cultural activities and fun at the Richmond Adult Community College, Richmond, Surrey, UK, including the Manga & Anime Art Exhibition. Organised by [Akemi Solloway].
31st Dec 2008 - New Year party at the ToothyHouse? :D Turn up from 9ish, bring dessert and do let us know if you can make it ^^
DR can make it. Do you want games for people to play? --DR
Sure, but be aware there's no guarantee there'll be any game-playing. It'd be good to have them around, in case. See you then :) - SunKitten
Vitenka very belatedly confirms attendance, and grins at the mention of games. --Vitenka
I'll be along if I can appease the dark gods of public transport. Don't wait for me. --Edwin
I also plan to be there, it all depends on how my drive back down to Cambridge goes earlier that day... --Tsunami
Sunday 23rd December: Hannah Joy Jeggo's thanksgiving/dedication service during the morning service at StBarnabas (10.30am start), all ToothyWikizens welcome. You may even be able to have some lunch with us afterwards. --MJ
Thursday 20th December 8pm: Carol service at [All Saints Milton]. M-A is conducting; Nat will be in the choir. Mulled wine & mince pies also available.
Saturday 15th December: MikeJeggo and family will be back in Cambridge for the week and have graciously been allowed to host an open house/drop in and say hi party at our host for the week's house. Time: 2-10pm, drop in any time. Venue: If you know us, get in touch to find out where it is; or if you know of a certain house where both SunKitten and I have lived at different times, it's in the same road but the number of that house is twelve greater than the house where the party will be. --MJ
Sorry - we're in Cardiff that weekend, but have fun :) - SunKitten
CULES Student performance, 2.30pm, Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College (the bit across the road from the main entrance), Saturday 1st December. The CULES play "Macbeth: He Meant Well" and also Androidkiller as the dame in "Snow White"! £4 for both shows, proceeds to Cancer Research and Leukaemia Research.
Thu 9th to Sat 12th May, 11pm : Androidkiller in Revise This! at the ADC. Improvised games, sketches and songs, based around the theme of revision (you guys are probably way past that, so come and laugh at those of us who still have exams!)
28th Feb-3rd Mar, 11pm[The ICE Crystal Maze] - Improvised Comedy Ents present a Crystal Maze inspired improvised show! Androidkiller will be performing some nights. £4 or £3 for concessions. Random words being shouted at the appropriate times very much appreciated.
Sunday 17 December, 7pm-8pm: Christmas carol service at CityChurchCambridge, featuring Rachael and AlexChurchill in the choir, and mulled wine and mince pies in everyone attending who wishes, choir or not.
Monday 11 December, 7:30pm: Chesterton Choral Society Christmas concert
6th October: M-A celebrated her new job with a bit of a party round at her house (in Milton).
31st October: [Improvise This!] - an improv show at the ADC by ICE, including Androidkiller Come and see us! Especially if you're willing to shout random words at the stage, for us to improvise around. Randomness should be no trouble for Toothywikizens!
17th-19th March: [Minamicon]. SunKitten and MoonShadow are going. as is Steve who is wondering what people are doing for accommodation as he was considering getting a room at a holiday inn or somewhere similar.
We booked our room at Minami last year ^^;; - SunKitten
And given how quickly it booked up again, you'll want to book for next year, right now. Anyhow, I'll still be here then, so see you all then, then! :) --Vitenka
23rd-26th March: [Tokyo anime fair]. I keep getting these emails because I'm the contact for WednesdayAnime (I actually met the guy who sends some of them at IMAF, and he recognised my email address ;). So, have a link, and if anyone is lucky enough to go, bring us pictures and exclusive goodies ;)
Update - I also have a flyer and some itinerary details for the Tokyo International Anime Fair Tour - let me know if you want them ^^ - SunKitten
5th April: [BLOOD] (Japanese Goth band) gig in Birmingham.
7th-9th July: [Tomo-Dachi] - anime convention in Northern Ireland.
Inquisitor (and Laura) having a housewarming, Sunday 16th July, 7pm. Happens to also be Inquisitor's birthday. See LJ for details, or ring/text I on 07811180786.
I know it's a bit late notice, but come and see CURSWiki: Androidkiller in Improvised Comedy Ents' show at the ADC tonight (13 June) at 11pm: "Whose ICE is it Anyhow? 2". Lots of improv games - as well as me (Michael), another CULE (Alex) will be doing it, with another stage managing (for those interested in such things
Vitenka was in .cam weekend 11th Feb with is nan - househunting, and suggests getting together for a meal or something.
[Duckie: Keep The Faith] An event, from 6:30pm at Tate Britain (Friday 3rd) which seeks to delve into the realm of art and belief. It looks seriously strange. AngelaRayner was going to be there: "It looks fun and it would be great to see people..."
Saturday 21 January (8pm - late) : party at PsychoBabe's before she moves away from Cambridge, which she has requested be advertised on ToothyWiki. <insert people> went.
Dec 3 saw the Michaelmas term shows by CULES. ChrisHowlett and Chel were there, and were thoroughly entertained. In fact, CURSWiki: Androidkiller was performing in the panto, as Chortle the Jester! Come and heckle! Had I known it was someone I electronically knew, I'd have said hello with more reason than just "you were very good". Oh, and bendy. Don't forget bendy. --CH
Twas a great occasion. Thanks for being fantastic hosts to a bunch of people showing up unannounced ^_^. And I finally got to meet many ToothyWikizens I hadn't seen before! Yay! Although I don't think I ended up taking Esca away with me, despite meaning to. --Requiem
Tsunami's birthday trip to see TheIncredibles? happened on 12 Dec, and a very enjoyable film it was, too.
The US went to the polls on Tuesday Nov 2. Bush got reelected.
TalkLikeAPirateDay?, being annually on the 19th Sep, was on Sunday 19th Sep.
There was a [production] of CS Lewis' The Screwtape Letters being performed at the Mumford Theatre, APU, on Friday 25 June. Rachael and AlexChurchill went, as did some of Alex's cell group and some other random people.
December - March: [His Dark Materials] - in two parts; two three-hour plays at Olivier theatre in London. Tickets went on sale today (you can acquire them from the site linked). Performances start at 7pm on some days and 7.30 on others; there are also 2pm matinees, and it is possible to see both plays on the same day. Tickets are going very quickly - the site was pretty much unusable all day - and a large outing will probably be impossible to coordinate.
The run finishing 27th March is sold out. There will be a revival from November to next April, for which tickets are now [on sale].
Ballroom Blitz happened on 25th August at the Royal Festival Hall (London). StuartFraser was one of maybe 25 members of CDC who went, (there were perhaps 30 from OUDC and a few others from other universities) and had great, if somewhat tiring, fun.