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Cutting the curve: crafting the classical body

An exhibition of cut-paper collages by Vanessa Stone.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

1816: Prints by Turner, Goya and Cornelius

A look across Europe at three series of prints by major artists published in 1816, the year of the founding of the Fitzwilliam.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Celebrating the First 200 Years: The Fitzwilliam Museum 1816 - 2016

Running throughout 2016, this exhibition will explore the Fitzwilliam’s past, present and future.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Crawling with Life: Flower drawings from the Henry Rogers Broughton Bequest

Spiders, snails, beetles, butterflies, moths, frogs and lizards are just some of the living creatures painted amongst the flowers in the Museum’s botanical paintings and drawings.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Ronald Searle: Obsessed with drawing

Born in Cambridge, Ronald Searle is best known as the inventor of the fictional girls’ school St. Trinian’s (1948) and for his collaborations on Geoffrey Willans’ Molesworth series (1953-58). This exhibition shows the diversity of his art, from working as a war artist, to making drawings for book and magazine illustration, travel reportage, theatre, film, medals and political caricature.

2:30PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Measure for Measure

The Marlowe Society, Cambridge University’s leading drama society, celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with a vivid production of his gripping drama of lust and repression.

3:00PM - 5:00PM

Kate Green: Where Do Ideas Come From

A collection of mixed media works by local artist Kate Green that explores the language of childhood

5:30PM

e-Luminate Cambridge Festival

See a spectacular projection on the Fitz from 17.30 as part of the fourth Cambridge festival of light celebrations.

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Highlight Ely Cathedral Sparkling Valentine’s Concert 2016

Treat your loved one this year on Valentine’s Weekend with a romantic evening of virtuoso music and a glass of bubbly in the spectacular setting of Ely Cathedral by candlelight. Join outstanding British virtuoso concert pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith and international soprano, Susan Parkes. Early booking advised - only 200 tickets available.

7:30PM - 9:45PM

Highlight City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Music by Beethoven and Richard Strauss

7:45PM - 10:15PM

Highlight Measure for Measure

The Marlowe Society, Cambridge University’s leading drama society, celebrates the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death with a vivid production of his gripping drama of lust and repression.