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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.

Fri 23 July 10:00AM - 1:00PM

ONLINE COURSE Organic paint & inks

Discover how paints and inks can be made using forgotten craftsmens' ideas and techniques

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.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight OF THE EARTH: Contemporary Ceramics and Glass from The Fitzwilliam Museum

Since the early twentieth century, studio ceramics and glass have enjoyed great popularity in Britain. This exhibition showcases some of the most interesting work being produced in Britain today.

5:30PM - 7:00PM

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 James Blunt, via James Bond. The tour will be led by Green Badge Guides.

7:00PM - 8:00PM

Highlight Haunted Cambridge walking ghost tour (from Easter 2021)

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