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Photography Competition – Weird and Wonderful in Cambridge University Botanic Garden

The Botanic Garden is delighted to partner again with the International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) to offer this free-to-enter competition.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Art Exhibition: 'Life Within Landscapes'

Visit Wolfson's latest art exhibition, 'Life Within Landscapes', showcasing works by three Cambridge-based female contemporary artists, inspired by their Caribbean heritage, open to the public, Saturday and Sundays, 10am - 5pm.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight 70 Years of New Hall & Murray Edwards College

70 years ago, New Hall opened as the third foundation for women at the University of Cambridge on a shoestring with just 16 students. This exhibition traces the history of a women's college,

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Exhibition: The Goddess, the Deity & the Cyborg

Drawing from the works in The Women’s Art Collection as well as loans from public and private collections, the exhibition explores the enduring appeal of the goddess and traces how artists have adapted and even transformed the goddess into an ambiguous figure undefined by gender or even bodily form.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Mystery History Family Trail

Uncover the hidden stories of the Garden on this exciting adventure.

11:00AM - 5:00PM

Megan Rooney: Echoes & Hours

This is the first major solo exhibition in the UK of work by Megan Rooney (b. 1985, South Africa). Her paintings have an irresistible life and energy, renewing the potential of abstraction to embody the richness of the visual world.

11:30AM - 1:00PM

Lies, Spies and Double-Dealing: A Cambridge Spy Tour

A walking tour which unmasks the long tradition of Cambridge spying, from the earliest days of the university to recent times; from Christopher Marlowe to Anthony Blunt, via James Bond. Tours are led by Green Badge Guides.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight National Treasures: Botticelli in Cambridge

Sandro Botticelli’s masterpiece ‘Venus and Mars’ is the highlight of our exciting new display exploring ideas of sex and power, gender and the body through classical mythology and Italian art of the 1400s and 1500s.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight ALISON WILDING RA: By the Mark - and the Line below the Loaf

An exhibition of four decades of drawings by Alison Wilding RA.

2:30PM - 4:00PM

Sex and the City: Cambridge Women, Town and Gown

A guided tour through the lovely centre of Cambridge which explores the inspiring, shocking and delightful stories of its women. From poets to bedders, from scientists to social reformers - get to know some of these amazing hidden figures.