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Events open to the public from the University of Cambridge

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Mon 30 November 2020 12:00AM - 12:01AM

Highlight Larmor Lecture - Climate change and cascading risks

The Larmor Lecture by Professor Tim Benton Research Director – Emerging Risks, and Director – Energy, Environment and Resources Programme Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House

9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.

Tue 1 December 2020 9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

9:00AM - 6:00PM on Tue 15 December 2020

Mill Road Lantern Trail

Create your own personal Mill Road Winter Fair this year by downloading the Lantern Trail map, locating the ten community lanterns and discovering fascinating facts about some of Mill Road’s buildings, history and culture through our Mill Road Stories.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.

12:30PM - 1:30PM

CBC Wellness Campaign: Resilience Strategies for Covid-19 and Beyond

A not-to-be-missed talk on resilience strategies for Covid-19 and beyond by award-winning writer and motivational speaker Richard McCann. A one-off opportunity to view this free webinar.

4:30PM - 5:15PM

Pick of the month The 12 Days of Winter Wildlife

Join the Museum of Zoology as they explore winter wildlife, with activities, films and a live Q&A with a wildlife expert.

7:15PM - 8:15PM

University social club swimming Cancelled

This event has been cancelled. Lane swimming available every Tuesday for University and non-University individuals

Wed 2 December 2020 9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Political disenchantment and the urban-rural divide: An investigation of social and political attitudes across 30 European countries

A talk by Dr Davide Luca from Cambridge University. Part of the Land Economy Departmental Seminar Series

6:30PM - 8:00PM

Life clubs - Self improvement workshops Cancelled

This event has been cancelled. Life clubs was created in 2004 by Nina Grunfeld, best-selling author of The Life Book. Sessions are every Wednesday.

Thu 3 December 2020 9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.

4:00PM - 5:30PM

A forward-looking perspective on tackling the grand challenges in Plant Health to transform Agriculture sustainably.

A panel discussion open to all on how industry and research can work together to find sustainable solutions to some of the most urgent issues facing agriculture and our planet today.

Fri 4 December 2020 9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Highlight Lunch-time concert - Great St. Mary's, the University Church

Stephen Perse Sixth Form music pupils - lunch time concert

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Highlight Haunted Cambridge walking ghost tour

A spooky evening walk with The Institute of Tourist Guiding ghost guides.

Sat 5 December 2020 9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Family first Saturdays

Visit our Fitz Family Welcome Point and collect materials to use in the Museum.

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Highlight Haunted Cambridge walking ghost tour

A spooky evening walk with The Institute of Tourist Guiding ghost guides.

8:00PM - 9:15PM

Highlight Tales from a violin maker's bench

Jonathan Woolston, a distinguished violin maker based in Cambridge, discusses the qualities of the Italian string instruments that are now so revered and reflects on the instrument-making that followed.

Sun 6 December 2020 9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

10:30AM - 12:00PM

Hidden Cambridge walking tour

90 minute Walking tour with a Blue Badge Guide around the oldest part of Cambridge (foot of Castle Hill)

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.