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Mon 11 June 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Adam King - New Suburbia Flowers

Adam King's whimsical sculptures try to come to terms with the rapid changes to the Norfolk landscape he grew up in.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Renee Spierdijk - Imposed Transitions

Renee Spierdijk's paintings deal with the experience of imposed identity and migration.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Florian Roithmayr: an exhibition of contemporary sculpture

An exhibition of new sculpture by artist Florian Roithmayr in the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

12:30PM - 2:00PM

Public innovation: can innovation methods help solve social challenges?

A seminar with Halima Khan, Executive Director of the Health Lab at NESTA.

5:30PM - 7:50PM

Highlight 'Rare elements, untraceable toxins': Where is Russian foreign policy today?

This lecture is a must for anyone interested in international affairs! Deconstructing some of the facts behind the headlines, Demetrius A. Floudas, Senior Associate of Hughes Hall, furnishes a fascinating insight into this topical issue and attempts to present an analysis of how current Russian foreign policy impacts the West, Europe and the UK.

Tue 12 June 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Adam King - New Suburbia Flowers

Adam King's whimsical sculptures try to come to terms with the rapid changes to the Norfolk landscape he grew up in.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Renee Spierdijk - Imposed Transitions

Renee Spierdijk's paintings deal with the experience of imposed identity and migration.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Designed to Impress

Focussing on key objects from the 15th to the 21st centuries, this exhibition will feature a selection of some of the Fitzwilliam’s most spectacular prints, and gives visitors an insight into the extraordinary breadth of the collection.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Floral Fantasies

An exhibition of some of the Museum’s exceptional collection of botanical watercolours and drawings, including an array of posies, bouquets and elaborate floral arrangements.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Florian Roithmayr: an exhibition of contemporary sculpture

An exhibition of new sculpture by artist Florian Roithmayr in the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Matt Smith's Flux: Parian unpacked

Exploring themes of mass production, celebrity, colonialism and our notion of history, this impressive installation by ceramic artist and curator, Matt Smith, features over 100 sculptural parian busts from the Glynn collection of parian.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sampled Lives: Samplers from the Fitzwilliam Museum

Showcasing over 100 samplers from the Museum’s excellent but often unseen collection, this display highlights the importance of samplers as documentary evidence of past lives.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Things of Beauty Growing: British studio pottery

Things of Beauty Growing is the largest exhibition of its kind in recent times, displaying over 100 historic and contemporary ceramics by potters including Bernard Leach, Lucie Rie, Edmund de Waal, Alison Britton, Grayson Perry and Julian Stair.

Wed 13 June 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Adam King - New Suburbia Flowers

Adam King's whimsical sculptures try to come to terms with the rapid changes to the Norfolk landscape he grew up in.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Renee Spierdijk - Imposed Transitions

Renee Spierdijk's paintings deal with the experience of imposed identity and migration.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Designed to Impress

Focussing on key objects from the 15th to the 21st centuries, this exhibition will feature a selection of some of the Fitzwilliam’s most spectacular prints, and gives visitors an insight into the extraordinary breadth of the collection.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Floral Fantasies

An exhibition of some of the Museum’s exceptional collection of botanical watercolours and drawings, including an array of posies, bouquets and elaborate floral arrangements.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Florian Roithmayr: an exhibition of contemporary sculpture

An exhibition of new sculpture by artist Florian Roithmayr in the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Matt Smith's Flux: Parian unpacked

Exploring themes of mass production, celebrity, colonialism and our notion of history, this impressive installation by ceramic artist and curator, Matt Smith, features over 100 sculptural parian busts from the Glynn collection of parian.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sampled Lives: Samplers from the Fitzwilliam Museum

Showcasing over 100 samplers from the Museum’s excellent but often unseen collection, this display highlights the importance of samplers as documentary evidence of past lives.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Things of Beauty Growing: British studio pottery

Things of Beauty Growing is the largest exhibition of its kind in recent times, displaying over 100 historic and contemporary ceramics by potters including Bernard Leach, Lucie Rie, Edmund de Waal, Alison Britton, Grayson Perry and Julian Stair.

7:00PM - 8:30PM

Café Sci Cambridge: Monsters in the Dark: Hunting for the Universe's Most Extreme Galaxies

Galaxies come in all shapes and sizes, and hidden in the very distant Universe lurk the biggest and most extreme of them all. Come along to discover the scale and beauty of these elusive monster galaxies.

Thu 14 June 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Adam King - New Suburbia Flowers

Adam King's whimsical sculptures try to come to terms with the rapid changes to the Norfolk landscape he grew up in.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Renee Spierdijk - Imposed Transitions

Renee Spierdijk's paintings deal with the experience of imposed identity and migration.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Designed to Impress

Focussing on key objects from the 15th to the 21st centuries, this exhibition will feature a selection of some of the Fitzwilliam’s most spectacular prints, and gives visitors an insight into the extraordinary breadth of the collection.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Floral Fantasies

An exhibition of some of the Museum’s exceptional collection of botanical watercolours and drawings, including an array of posies, bouquets and elaborate floral arrangements.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Florian Roithmayr: an exhibition of contemporary sculpture

An exhibition of new sculpture by artist Florian Roithmayr in the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Matt Smith's Flux: Parian unpacked

Exploring themes of mass production, celebrity, colonialism and our notion of history, this impressive installation by ceramic artist and curator, Matt Smith, features over 100 sculptural parian busts from the Glynn collection of parian.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sampled Lives: Samplers from the Fitzwilliam Museum

Showcasing over 100 samplers from the Museum’s excellent but often unseen collection, this display highlights the importance of samplers as documentary evidence of past lives.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Things of Beauty Growing: British studio pottery

Things of Beauty Growing is the largest exhibition of its kind in recent times, displaying over 100 historic and contemporary ceramics by potters including Bernard Leach, Lucie Rie, Edmund de Waal, Alison Britton, Grayson Perry and Julian Stair.

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Highlight What Does Art Do? A Conversation on Cognition and Communication

In this discussion, we will consider the psychological and social aspects of art and how art can enhance us as individuals by providing us with intense emotional experiences which help us to continue to grow through-out our lives, but also to connect at a deeper level with others.

6:00PM - 8:30PM

Poetry Reading: Michael Longley

Join the award-winning poet Michael Longley and the winners of the 2018 Nature and Place Competition as they read from their work.

Fri 15 June 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Adam King - New Suburbia Flowers

Adam King's whimsical sculptures try to come to terms with the rapid changes to the Norfolk landscape he grew up in.

9:00AM - 6:00PM

Renee Spierdijk - Imposed Transitions

Renee Spierdijk's paintings deal with the experience of imposed identity and migration.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Designed to Impress

Focussing on key objects from the 15th to the 21st centuries, this exhibition will feature a selection of some of the Fitzwilliam’s most spectacular prints, and gives visitors an insight into the extraordinary breadth of the collection.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Floral Fantasies

An exhibition of some of the Museum’s exceptional collection of botanical watercolours and drawings, including an array of posies, bouquets and elaborate floral arrangements.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Florian Roithmayr: an exhibition of contemporary sculpture

An exhibition of new sculpture by artist Florian Roithmayr in the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Matt Smith's Flux: Parian unpacked

Exploring themes of mass production, celebrity, colonialism and our notion of history, this impressive installation by ceramic artist and curator, Matt Smith, features over 100 sculptural parian busts from the Glynn collection of parian.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sampled Lives: Samplers from the Fitzwilliam Museum

Showcasing over 100 samplers from the Museum’s excellent but often unseen collection, this display highlights the importance of samplers as documentary evidence of past lives.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Things of Beauty Growing: British studio pottery

Things of Beauty Growing is the largest exhibition of its kind in recent times, displaying over 100 historic and contemporary ceramics by potters including Bernard Leach, Lucie Rie, Edmund de Waal, Alison Britton, Grayson Perry and Julian Stair.

6:00PM - 9:00PM

LATE at Kettle's Yard

Join us at Kettle’s Yard after hours to explore the House and the current exhibition, Antony Gormley SUBJECT.

Sat 16 June 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Designed to Impress

Focussing on key objects from the 15th to the 21st centuries, this exhibition will feature a selection of some of the Fitzwilliam’s most spectacular prints, and gives visitors an insight into the extraordinary breadth of the collection.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Floral Fantasies

An exhibition of some of the Museum’s exceptional collection of botanical watercolours and drawings, including an array of posies, bouquets and elaborate floral arrangements.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Matt Smith's Flux: Parian unpacked

Exploring themes of mass production, celebrity, colonialism and our notion of history, this impressive installation by ceramic artist and curator, Matt Smith, features over 100 sculptural parian busts from the Glynn collection of parian.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Sampled Lives: Samplers from the Fitzwilliam Museum

Showcasing over 100 samplers from the Museum’s excellent but often unseen collection, this display highlights the importance of samplers as documentary evidence of past lives.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Things of Beauty Growing: British studio pottery

Things of Beauty Growing is the largest exhibition of its kind in recent times, displaying over 100 historic and contemporary ceramics by potters including Bernard Leach, Lucie Rie, Edmund de Waal, Alison Britton, Grayson Perry and Julian Stair.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight DO I HAVE TO DRAW YOU A PICTURE?

The eighth exhibition at the Heong Gallery brings together a collection of contemporary American and British prints from the British Museum, and works in various media from private lenders, including prints, postcards, books, diagrammatic drawing, sign painting, tape recording, neon, LED, enamel plaques, bunting, and campaign posters.

1:00PM - 2:30PM

Highlight Genomic Expressions

Genomic Expressions exhibition asks the question 'What does genomics mean to you?' to those who work at the Wellcome Genome Campus. Some answers may make you smile, some are heart-warming but all encourage us, the viewer, to reflect on our own answer to the question.

8:00PM - 10:00PM

Highlight Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem

May Week concert with the Cambridge University Sinfonia and the Cambridge University Symphony Chorus

8:00PM - 10:00PM

Highlight Madingley Concert: Classico Latino

We are delighted to be hosting award-winning ensemble Classico Latino, as part of the 2018 ICE Summer Festival at Madingley Hall.

Sun 17 June 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Matt Smith's Flux: Parian unpacked

Exploring themes of mass production, celebrity, colonialism and our notion of history, this impressive installation by ceramic artist and curator, Matt Smith, features over 100 sculptural parian busts from the Glynn collection of parian.

11:00AM - 11:30AM

Science on Sundays at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Science on Sundays is a series of short, informal, family-friendly drop-in talks, where Cambridge University scientists explain the answers to key plant science questions and share some of the latest discoveries in plant science - all in a 30 minute nutshell.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Studio Sunday

Free, drop in, artist led workshops for families.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Designed to Impress

Focussing on key objects from the 15th to the 21st centuries, this exhibition will feature a selection of some of the Fitzwilliam’s most spectacular prints, and gives visitors an insight into the extraordinary breadth of the collection.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight DO I HAVE TO DRAW YOU A PICTURE?

The eighth exhibition at the Heong Gallery brings together a collection of contemporary American and British prints from the British Museum, and works in various media from private lenders, including prints, postcards, books, diagrammatic drawing, sign painting, tape recording, neon, LED, enamel plaques, bunting, and campaign posters.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Floral Fantasies

An exhibition of some of the Museum’s exceptional collection of botanical watercolours and drawings, including an array of posies, bouquets and elaborate floral arrangements.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Matt Smith's Flux: Parian unpacked

Exploring themes of mass production, celebrity, colonialism and our notion of history, this impressive installation by ceramic artist and curator, Matt Smith, features over 100 sculptural parian busts from the Glynn collection of parian.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Sampled Lives: Samplers from the Fitzwilliam Museum

Showcasing over 100 samplers from the Museum’s excellent but often unseen collection, this display highlights the importance of samplers as documentary evidence of past lives.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Things of Beauty Growing: British studio pottery

Things of Beauty Growing is the largest exhibition of its kind in recent times, displaying over 100 historic and contemporary ceramics by potters including Bernard Leach, Lucie Rie, Edmund de Waal, Alison Britton, Grayson Perry and Julian Stair.

1:30PM - 3:00PM

Workshop: The Murder Plot: How to Write (and Read) Modern Crime Fiction

What is it about crime writing that readers find so appealing? In this workshop we will look at how modern crime novels use - and cleverly subvert - universal story dynamics to entertaining effect.

2:00PM - 2:30PM

Science on Sundays at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Science on Sundays is a series of short, informal, family-friendly drop-in talks, where Cambridge University scientists explain the answers to key plant science questions and share some of the latest discoveries in plant science - all in a 30 minute nutshell.

3:00PM - 4:30PM

Workshop: The Golden Age of Crime Writing

Crime fiction is as popular today as it was in the 1920s and 1930s – but the stories are very different. Or are they…? Come along to find out more about ‘the golden age’ of crime writing, and what today’s authors can learn from the old masters.

5:00PM

Pick of the month Chapterhouse Open Air Theatre presents Sherlock Holmes

Chapterhouse Theatre presents a new Sherlock Holmes adventure, in the glorious outdoor setting of Madingley Hall Gardens.

6:00PM - 6:25PM

Organ recital

To be performed by Adam Chillingworth (St John’s College Chorister)