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Mon 3 December 5:30AM - 7:30AM

The Cambridge Public Policy lecture: Andrew Haldane, Chief Economist, Bank of England

The annual Cambridge Public Policy lecture will be with Andrew Haldane speaking on ‘Macroeconomic Policy Experiments’.

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Generation Z -

The photographic series Generation Z by photodocumentarist and academic Kerstin Hacker captures the changing urban experience in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia.

9:00AM - 5:00PM

International Sculpture Exhbition

Five striking, contemporary works by renowned Romanian sculptor Liviu Mocan are on display outside Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

The Itinerary - Tracing the Refugee Routes

Documentary photography exhibition by eleven photojournalists documenting refugee routes

9:00AM - 7:00PM on Thu 3 January 2019

Highlight Black Cantabs: History Makers

Black Cantabs: History Makers is groundbreaking exhibition of portraits telling the stories of black students in Cambridge, from the forgotten pioneers of centuries past to the celebrated successes of today.

10:00AM - 10:45AM

Highlight Little Explorers

Little Explorers A different Polar story each session with renowned storyteller Marion Leeper. For under 5s only. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Places cost £1.50 per child payable on arrival. Children under 1 are free.

11:00AM - 11:45AM

Highlight Little Explorers

Little Explorers A different Polar story each session with renowned storyteller Marion Leeper. For under 5s only. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Places cost £1.50 per child payable on arrival. Children under 1 are free.

Tue 4 December 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Generation Z -

The photographic series Generation Z by photodocumentarist and academic Kerstin Hacker captures the changing urban experience in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia.

9:00AM - 5:00PM

International Sculpture Exhbition

Five striking, contemporary works by renowned Romanian sculptor Liviu Mocan are on display outside Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

The Itinerary - Tracing the Refugee Routes

Documentary photography exhibition by eleven photojournalists documenting refugee routes

9:00AM - 7:00PM on Fri 4 January 2019

Highlight Black Cantabs: History Makers

Black Cantabs: History Makers is groundbreaking exhibition of portraits telling the stories of black students in Cambridge, from the forgotten pioneers of centuries past to the celebrated successes of today.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Amateur Etcher of Distinction: Prints by Francis Seymour Haden

An exhibition of Sir Francis Seymour Haden's work, celebrated in his own time as a major figure in the ‘Etching Revival’. Trace the development of his style, and see unrecorded early proof impressions that demonstrate his manner of working.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Collecting and Giving: Highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest

See highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest, through the Art Fund, on display for the first time. Works include drawings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Ruskin, William Orpen, Walter Sickert and Gwen John.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Print REbels: Haden, Palmer, Whistler and the origins of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers

This touring exhibition commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder and first President of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE), Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910). See a selection of prints, ranging from Haden to work by current RE members.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Virginia Woolf: An exhibition inspired by her writings

In the centenary of suffrage this exhibition draws attention to the many connections between Virginia Woolf, her contemporaries and those who have been inspired by her work.

Wed 5 December 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Generation Z -

The photographic series Generation Z by photodocumentarist and academic Kerstin Hacker captures the changing urban experience in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia.

9:00AM - 5:00PM

International Sculpture Exhbition

Five striking, contemporary works by renowned Romanian sculptor Liviu Mocan are on display outside Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

The Itinerary - Tracing the Refugee Routes

Documentary photography exhibition by eleven photojournalists documenting refugee routes

9:00AM - 7:00PM on Sat 5 January 2019

Highlight Black Cantabs: History Makers

Black Cantabs: History Makers is groundbreaking exhibition of portraits telling the stories of black students in Cambridge, from the forgotten pioneers of centuries past to the celebrated successes of today.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Amateur Etcher of Distinction: Prints by Francis Seymour Haden

An exhibition of Sir Francis Seymour Haden's work, celebrated in his own time as a major figure in the ‘Etching Revival’. Trace the development of his style, and see unrecorded early proof impressions that demonstrate his manner of working.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Collecting and Giving: Highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest

See highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest, through the Art Fund, on display for the first time. Works include drawings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Ruskin, William Orpen, Walter Sickert and Gwen John.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Print REbels: Haden, Palmer, Whistler and the origins of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers

This touring exhibition commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder and first President of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE), Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910). See a selection of prints, ranging from Haden to work by current RE members.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Virginia Woolf: An exhibition inspired by her writings

In the centenary of suffrage this exhibition draws attention to the many connections between Virginia Woolf, her contemporaries and those who have been inspired by her work.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Stuart Pearson Wright: Halfboy

Stuart Pearson Wright (b. 1975) won the BP Portrait Award for Gallus Gallus with Still Life and Presidents and was awarded a commission to paint J. K. Rowling for the collection of NPG. Halfboy came about as a result of a chance encounter with a box of childhood photographs, a rare find as most such mementos were lost due to the peripatetic lifestyle imposed by the artist’s mother in the 1980s.

Thu 6 December 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Generation Z -

The photographic series Generation Z by photodocumentarist and academic Kerstin Hacker captures the changing urban experience in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia.

9:00AM - 5:00PM

International Sculpture Exhbition

Five striking, contemporary works by renowned Romanian sculptor Liviu Mocan are on display outside Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

The Itinerary - Tracing the Refugee Routes

Documentary photography exhibition by eleven photojournalists documenting refugee routes

9:00AM - 7:00PM on Sun 6 January 2019

Highlight Black Cantabs: History Makers

Black Cantabs: History Makers is groundbreaking exhibition of portraits telling the stories of black students in Cambridge, from the forgotten pioneers of centuries past to the celebrated successes of today.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Amateur Etcher of Distinction: Prints by Francis Seymour Haden

An exhibition of Sir Francis Seymour Haden's work, celebrated in his own time as a major figure in the ‘Etching Revival’. Trace the development of his style, and see unrecorded early proof impressions that demonstrate his manner of working.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Collecting and Giving: Highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest

See highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest, through the Art Fund, on display for the first time. Works include drawings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Ruskin, William Orpen, Walter Sickert and Gwen John.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Print REbels: Haden, Palmer, Whistler and the origins of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers

This touring exhibition commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder and first President of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE), Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910). See a selection of prints, ranging from Haden to work by current RE members.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Virginia Woolf: An exhibition inspired by her writings

In the centenary of suffrage this exhibition draws attention to the many connections between Virginia Woolf, her contemporaries and those who have been inspired by her work.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Stuart Pearson Wright: Halfboy

Stuart Pearson Wright (b. 1975) won the BP Portrait Award for Gallus Gallus with Still Life and Presidents and was awarded a commission to paint J. K. Rowling for the collection of NPG. Halfboy came about as a result of a chance encounter with a box of childhood photographs, a rare find as most such mementos were lost due to the peripatetic lifestyle imposed by the artist’s mother in the 1980s.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Cambridge Physics Centre presents COFFEE BEANS: pressure, volume and temperature by Dr William G Proud

There is an increasing understanding of the physics, chemistry and genetics of coffee to provide a huge range of possibilities, and a reproducible individually-tailored drink. This talk will introduce these concepts and discuss how such a commonplace drink involves basic science and engineering.

6:15PM - 8:30PM

Cambridge Natural History Society talk: The world of FairWild

Anastasiya Timoshyna of TRAFFIC will discuss the often-unspoken role of wild plants in our daily routines - in teas, cosmetics, medicines and even gin - and how the FairWild sustainability framework is working to protect wild plants in trade, the people who collect them, and the biodiverse ecosystems they're harvested from.

7:30PM - 9:30PM

MUSIC WITHOUT BOUNDARIES - KOSMOS ENSEMBLE

Music from around the globe performed by Kosmos with “telepathic rapport, dazzling virtuosity, serious scholarship,and impeccable musicianship”. Richard Morrison, The Times. Harriet MacKenzie (violin), Meg Hamilton (viola), Milos Milivojevic (accordion).

8:00PM - 9:30PM

Britten Oboe Quartet

A chamber music concert by Britten Oboe Quartet, in the Kettle's Yard House.

Fri 7 December 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Generation Z -

The photographic series Generation Z by photodocumentarist and academic Kerstin Hacker captures the changing urban experience in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia.

9:00AM - 5:00PM

International Sculpture Exhbition

Five striking, contemporary works by renowned Romanian sculptor Liviu Mocan are on display outside Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

The Itinerary - Tracing the Refugee Routes

Documentary photography exhibition by eleven photojournalists documenting refugee routes

9:00AM - 7:00PM on Mon 7 January 2019

Highlight Black Cantabs: History Makers

Black Cantabs: History Makers is groundbreaking exhibition of portraits telling the stories of black students in Cambridge, from the forgotten pioneers of centuries past to the celebrated successes of today.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Amateur Etcher of Distinction: Prints by Francis Seymour Haden

An exhibition of Sir Francis Seymour Haden's work, celebrated in his own time as a major figure in the ‘Etching Revival’. Trace the development of his style, and see unrecorded early proof impressions that demonstrate his manner of working.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Collecting and Giving: Highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest

See highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest, through the Art Fund, on display for the first time. Works include drawings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Ruskin, William Orpen, Walter Sickert and Gwen John.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Print REbels: Haden, Palmer, Whistler and the origins of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers

This touring exhibition commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder and first President of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE), Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910). See a selection of prints, ranging from Haden to work by current RE members.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Virginia Woolf: An exhibition inspired by her writings

In the centenary of suffrage this exhibition draws attention to the many connections between Virginia Woolf, her contemporaries and those who have been inspired by her work.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Stuart Pearson Wright: Halfboy

Stuart Pearson Wright (b. 1975) won the BP Portrait Award for Gallus Gallus with Still Life and Presidents and was awarded a commission to paint J. K. Rowling for the collection of NPG. Halfboy came about as a result of a chance encounter with a box of childhood photographs, a rare find as most such mementos were lost due to the peripatetic lifestyle imposed by the artist’s mother in the 1980s.

4:15PM - 7:00PM

Nelson Mandela Centenary Event

Magdalene College Commemorates the centenary of the birth of Dr Nelson Mandela, Honorary Fellow of the College. Exhibition and Panel discussion with a distinguished panel of guests, chaired by the Master, Dr Rowan Williams.

6:30PM - 8:00PM

Genome Lates: The Radioactive Dogs of Chernobyl

Dr Alex Cagan, Wellcome Sanger Institute,talks about a recent visit to the Chernobyl exclusion zone to collect DNA samples from the large stray dog population. He will share how these samples can be studied, and how, in the face of disaster, the zone now presents an excellent natural experiment for studying a lot of biological questions.

Sat 8 December 9:00AM - 4:45PM

Highlight Black Cantabs: History Makers

Black Cantabs: History Makers is groundbreaking exhibition of portraits telling the stories of black students in Cambridge, from the forgotten pioneers of centuries past to the celebrated successes of today.

9:00AM - 5:00PM

International Sculpture Exhbition

Five striking, contemporary works by renowned Romanian sculptor Liviu Mocan are on display outside Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Amateur Etcher of Distinction: Prints by Francis Seymour Haden

An exhibition of Sir Francis Seymour Haden's work, celebrated in his own time as a major figure in the ‘Etching Revival’. Trace the development of his style, and see unrecorded early proof impressions that demonstrate his manner of working.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Collecting and Giving: Highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest

See highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest, through the Art Fund, on display for the first time. Works include drawings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Ruskin, William Orpen, Walter Sickert and Gwen John.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Print REbels: Haden, Palmer, Whistler and the origins of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers

This touring exhibition commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder and first President of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE), Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910). See a selection of prints, ranging from Haden to work by current RE members.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Virginia Woolf: An exhibition inspired by her writings

In the centenary of suffrage this exhibition draws attention to the many connections between Virginia Woolf, her contemporaries and those who have been inspired by her work.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Stuart Pearson Wright: Halfboy

Stuart Pearson Wright (b. 1975) won the BP Portrait Award for Gallus Gallus with Still Life and Presidents and was awarded a commission to paint J. K. Rowling for the collection of NPG. Halfboy came about as a result of a chance encounter with a box of childhood photographs, a rare find as most such mementos were lost due to the peripatetic lifestyle imposed by the artist’s mother in the 1980s.

3:00PM - 5:00PM

At Your Service

An exhibition of works by Mark Corfield-Moore, winner of the Wolfson College Cambridge – Royal Academy Schools Graduate Prize 2018

7:30PM - 9:45PM

Highlight Cambridge Philharmonic: Bernstein on Broadway

2018 has seen the whole world celebrate the extraordinary talents of Leonard Bernstein, one of the most gifted musicians who ever lived.

Sun 9 December 9:00AM - 5:00PM

International Sculpture Exhbition

Five striking, contemporary works by renowned Romanian sculptor Liviu Mocan are on display outside Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Amateur Etcher of Distinction: Prints by Francis Seymour Haden

An exhibition of Sir Francis Seymour Haden's work, celebrated in his own time as a major figure in the ‘Etching Revival’. Trace the development of his style, and see unrecorded early proof impressions that demonstrate his manner of working.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Collecting and Giving: Highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest

See highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor bequest, through the Art Fund, on display for the first time. Works include drawings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Ruskin, William Orpen, Walter Sickert and Gwen John.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Print REbels: Haden, Palmer, Whistler and the origins of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers

This touring exhibition commemorates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the founder and first President of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE), Sir Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910). See a selection of prints, ranging from Haden to work by current RE members.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Stuart Pearson Wright: Halfboy

Stuart Pearson Wright (b. 1975) won the BP Portrait Award for Gallus Gallus with Still Life and Presidents and was awarded a commission to paint J. K. Rowling for the collection of NPG. Halfboy came about as a result of a chance encounter with a box of childhood photographs, a rare find as most such mementos were lost due to the peripatetic lifestyle imposed by the artist’s mother in the 1980s.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Virginia Woolf: An exhibition inspired by her writings

In the centenary of suffrage this exhibition draws attention to the many connections between Virginia Woolf, her contemporaries and those who have been inspired by her work.

3:00PM - 5:00PM

At Your Service

An exhibition of works by Mark Corfield-Moore, winner of the Wolfson College Cambridge – Royal Academy Schools Graduate Prize 2018

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Orchestral and Choral Concert

Orchestral and Choral Concert - including Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3