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Open Cambridge 2021

Cambridge’s much-loved festival of history and culture, Open Cambridge, returns this September with an extended programme of free live and digital events for everyone to enjoy.

Today 11:00AM - 2:00PM

A twist of the hand

An exhibition of contemporary art by James Epps informed by the use of pattern and colour in ancient Greece and Rome

11:00AM - 5:00PM

UNTITLED: Art on the conditions of our time

Kettle’s Yard is pleased to present Untitled: art on the conditions of our time. This exhibition brings together work by 10 British African diaspora artists with a focus on how their innovative practices ask important questions about some of the most important cultural and political issues of our turbulent times.

1:00PM - 4:00PM

Highlight The Art of Science Workshop Series

Join us at the Polar Museum with artist Alice White, to explore where science and art collide and discover how the spirit of exploration is shared by artists and scientists alike. This exciting series of co-disciplinary workshops for 15-18 year olds combine practical art techniques with live science experiments and a chance to be inspired by the awe inspiring, icy worlds of the Polar Regions.

7:00PM - 8:00PM

Highlight The Really Popular Book Club: Giovanni's Room

Join the University Library's digital book club, as we discuss Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin: a book which he was told to burn, now a cornerstone of gay literature and a modern classic.

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