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Cambridge Festival of Creative Writing

We are delighted to announce a new annual festival of creative writing at Madingley Hall. To mark our partnership with the BBC National Short Story Award, this festival will celebrate the short story.

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Mon 12 March 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Landscapes Below: Mapping and the New Science of Geology

Landscapes Below celebrates a period of experimental geological map-making in the 19th century, focusing on the use of colour in geological maps and on the development of a visual vocabulary for the new science.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Reality Machines - An Art Exhibition on Post Truth

Reality Machines brings together artists and human rights advocates from around the world who have taken a critical view at fake news and the "post-truth phenomenon".

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Highlight New micro-machines, new materials

Lecture by Professor Mark Warner FRS, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge

8:00PM - 10:00PM

New Music Concert: Ligeti String Quartet

On 12 March 2018, the Quartet will play a new commission for Actions. The image of the world can be different by Kate Whitley alongside pieces by Austro-Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti, and by the American composer and saxophonist John Zorn.