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Fri 17 March 2023 12:00AM

Participate in behavioural research at Cambridge Judge Business School

Become a member of our participant pool, support academic research and get paid for it (£10/hour). There is no need to be a student or affiliated with the University of Cambridge.

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Exhibition: The Library of the Great Silence

An exhibition of transformative objects


Cross-Connections - Works by Ruth Rix with prints by Helga Michie

Cross-Connections: Paintings by Ruth Rix with prints by Helga Michie

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Islanders: The Making of the Mediterranean

Bringing together extraordinary antiquities, Islanders: The Making of the Mediterranean takes visitors on a 4,000-year journey from life in the ancient Mediterranean to today.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Andalusian Pageant

An exhibition of paintings by Dr Elizabeth Drayson, inspired by her research into the history of the Iberian Peninsula from 711 to 1492.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Exhibition: Radium Dreams

Award-winning poet Sue Hubbard and internationally acclaimed artist Eileen Cooper RA celebrate the life and work of the groundbreaking scientist Marie Curie.

11:00AM - 5:00PM

Lucie Rie: The Adventure of PotteryReturn to What’s on

Celebrating one of the most significant potters of the twentieth century, this major new exhibition is a rare opportunity to experience Lucie Rie’s (1902-1995) ground-breaking practice across six decades.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Picturing the Invisible: Earthquake, Meltdown, Memory

Picturing the Invisible: Earthquake, Meltdown, Memory is an academic and artistic partnership exploring the communities ravaged by the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake. It provides a striking photographic portrait of communities living with radiation and trauma in Fukushima and neighbouring prefectures, more than a decade later.


Discovering the Living Space: an exploration of space, real and imagined, in times of movement and migration.

An experimental musical performance and a talk by Prof Rüdiger Görner in response to works by Ruth Rix and Helga Michie, accompanying the exhibition Cross-Connections.

5:30PM - 6:30PM

Dr Elizabeth Drayson: Painting History in the Andalusian Pageant

Dr Elizabeth Drayson will explore the close relationship between writing and art which brought her series of paintings of Spain.

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 Anthony Blunt, via James Bond. Tours are led by Green Badge Guides.

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Haunted Cambridge Ghost Tours

Cambridge guides' scariest storytellers take you to the darker byways of our city, where the spirits of the dead still hover ...