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The Really Popular Book Club: Nineteen Eighty-Four with Dr Lisa Mullen

Who owns the truth? Join us for this book club meeting where we will discuss George Orwell's dystopian novel.

Cambridge Festival

Wed 24 March - Sun 4 April


Last year, we announced a brand new, exciting festival for Cambridge, which will replace the hugely popular Cambridge Science Festival and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas. The Cambridge Festival will host an extensive series of free, online events between 26 March to 4 April this year.

The inaugural Festival aims to tackle and offer solutions for humanity’s most pressing issues, from pandemics, climate change and global economics, to human rights and the future of democracy.

The Festival will have strong and distinct platforms for the Sciences and the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. On offer will be a uniquely Cambridge eclectic mixture of over 350 events and activities: from panel discussions, film premieres, and guided walking tours, to ‘try this at home’ activities for the whole family.

Topics cover the breadth of Cambridge research and will be presented across the Festival’s four themes: Society, Health, Environment and Explore!

Dr Lucinda Spokes, Head of Public Engagement said: “Although we will miss the Science Festival and the Festival of Ideas, our Cambridge Festival will be a new space where we can discuss the big questions in society today from many different perspectives.

“We’re really looking forward to sharing our research and hearing your views and experiences. And as the festival is online this year, we’re excited to welcome people from around the world to be part of these conversations too!

“The festival team, colleagues from across the university and our festival partners have been working incredibly hard to bring an inspiring and exciting series of free online events for everyone that show how Cambridge research has an impact on our world. Our full programme will be published soon, please keep an eye out for it!”

The full event listings will be available to browse and book from Monday 22nd February 2021. To stay up-to-date and be the first to hear about updates about the Festival, be sure to sign up to our What’s On mailing list and follow us on social media.

Twitter - @Cambridge_Fest

Facebook - @CambridgeFestival

Instagram - @CamUniFestivals

Website - www.festival.cam.ac.uk

Cost: Free

Enquiries and booking

Booking is optional.



Available on Demand Live Stream

9:00am daily from Wednesday 24 March until Sunday 4 April

All times

Wed 24 March 9:00AM
Thu 25 March 9:00AM
Fri 26 March 9:00AM
Sat 27 March 9:00AM
Sun 28 March 9:00AM
Mon 29 March 9:00AM
Tue 30 March 9:00AM
Wed 31 March 9:00AM
Thu 1 April 9:00AM
Fri 2 April 9:00AM
Sat 3 April 9:00AM
Sun 4 April 9:00AM


Address: Online