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Sun 17 September 2023 11:00AM - 5:00PM

Material Power: Palestinian Embroidery

Ancient, intimate and political, embroidery is the foremost cultural material of Palestine.

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

Beneath Our Feet: Archaeology of the Cambridge Region

A new exhibition at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology explores the traces of where people have lived, worked and died for thousands of years in Cambridgeshire.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Black Atlantic: Power, People, Resistance

Which stories get remembered, and why? This exhibition explores some new stories from history – stories that help us to separate fact from fiction and history from myth.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight Real Families: Stories of Change

Bringing together more than 120 artworks spanning painting, photography, sculpture and film, 'Real Families: Stories of Change' asks us to consider what makes a family today, and the impact our families have on us, through the eyes of contemporary artists

1:00PM - 2:30PM

A Treasure Hunt: The Quirky Side of Cambridge

Hidden Cambridge's unique (and not app-based) treasure hunt will have you discovering quirky Cambridge-including hidden away work by Quentin Blake and something from the sculptor of "The Angel of the North", but not quite on that scale! And much more...