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Thu 2 December 2021 12:00AM - 11:59PM

Online Exhibition: Global Conversations

An online art exhibition created for the 20th anniversary of the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH).

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 10:40AM

Everest 1921 - A Reconnaissance

Pioneering works in the history of photography! Exhibition of prints from the newly digitised negatives of the 1921 British Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Crazy Cone Caper Self-Led Trail

Have you got what it takes to solve the Crazy Cone Caper? Turn detective and join in with the fun family trail across our 40 acres of outdoor space.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Magic & Mayhem!

Enjoy exploring the Garden this Christmas but be warned – the mischievous elves are back! 26 November - 23 December 2021

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Gold of The Great Steppe

Gold of The Great Steppe (28 September 2021 – 30 January 2022) will display an archaeological sensation, hundreds of outstanding gold artefacts recently discovered in the extraordinary ancient burial mounds built by the Saka people of East Kazakhstan.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Mycenae: From Myth to History

An exhibition of photographs by Robert McCabe of excavations of Mycenae in 1955.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Maud Sulter: The Centre of the Frame

The exhibition brings together Maud Sulter’s iconic photographic series Zabat (1989), which features portraits of contemporary Black female figures dressed as the Greek Muses.

12:00PM - 12:40PM

Everest 1921 - A Reconnaissance

Pioneering works in the history of photography! Exhibition of prints from the newly digitised negatives of the 1921 British Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight LUCY VAN PELT: DIRECTOR OF EVERYTHING

The Heong Gallery at Downing College presents original strips, original objects, and line art from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center.

2:00PM - 2:40PM

Everest 1921 - A Reconnaissance

Pioneering works in the history of photography! Exhibition of prints from the newly digitised negatives of the 1921 British Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition.

4:00PM - 4:40PM

Everest 1921 - A Reconnaissance

Pioneering works in the history of photography! Exhibition of prints from the newly digitised negatives of the 1921 British Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

6:00PM - 7:30PM

9th Sinews of Sustainable Development Lecture Series What is the future of international development?

In the wake of the catastrophic climate finance crisis, American retreat from Afghanistan, and the dismembering of DFID and the slashing of aid for the world's poorest people by the Conservative government in the UK, the future of international development is looking very different.

6:00PM - 7:30PM

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.

7:00PM - 11:00PM

Beans on Toast

'Foolhardy folk singer' and festival favourite plays Cambridge.

8:00PM - 9:15PM

Errollyn Wallen – Songbook

Errollyn Wallen performs songs from her Ivor Novello Award winning songbook.

8:00PM - 10:00PM

New Music Concert: Bastard Assignments and Kathryn Williams, flute

Join us for the first New Music concert of the 2021/22 series in the Kettle's Yard House