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  Robin in Yew tree

The 12 Days of Winter Wildlife

Join the Museum of Zoology as they explore winter wildlife, with activities, films and a live Q&A with a wildlife expert.

Mon 16 November 12:00AM - 12:01AM

Highlight Larmor Lecture - Climate change and cascading risks

The Larmor Lecture by Professor Tim Benton Research Director – Emerging Risks, and Director – Energy, Environment and Resources Programme Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House

9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.

4:30PM - 8:00PM

Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk 2020 Hindsight: Our Final Century Revisited (Recordings ONLY)

The Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk '2020 Hindsight: Our Final Century Revisited’ (CCCR 2020) is the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk's third major international conference. It follows our ‘CCCR’ conferences in 2016 and 2018.

Tue 17 November 9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.

4:30PM - 8:00PM

Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk 2020 Hindsight: Our Final Century Revisited (Recordings ONLY)

The Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk '2020 Hindsight: Our Final Century Revisited’ (CCCR 2020) is the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk's third major international conference. It follows our ‘CCCR’ conferences in 2016 and 2018.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

'The Truth About Diets' with Dr Giles Yeo

Dr Giles Yeo explains diets, bodyweight, and why we eat the way that we do.

7:15PM - 8:15PM

University social club swimming Cancelled

This event has been cancelled. Lane swimming available every Tuesday for University and non-University individuals

Wed 18 November 9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.

4:30PM - 8:00PM

Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk 2020 Hindsight: Our Final Century Revisited (Recordings ONLY)

The Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk '2020 Hindsight: Our Final Century Revisited’ (CCCR 2020) is the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk's third major international conference. It follows our ‘CCCR’ conferences in 2016 and 2018.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

#LivefromLucy: 'Studying genetics to understand common diseases’ with Dr Laura Fachal

Join us for this virtual Live from Lucy talk in which Dr Laura Fachal will discuss how genetic variants contribute to the development of common diseases.

6:30PM - 8:00PM

Life clubs - Self improvement workshops Cancelled

This event has been cancelled. Life clubs was created in 2004 by Nina Grunfeld, best-selling author of The Life Book. Sessions are every Wednesday.

Thu 19 November 9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.

4:30PM - 8:00PM

Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk 2020 Hindsight: Our Final Century Revisited (Recordings ONLY)

The Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk '2020 Hindsight: Our Final Century Revisited’ (CCCR 2020) is the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk's third major international conference. It follows our ‘CCCR’ conferences in 2016 and 2018.

Fri 20 November 9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Haunted Cambridge walking ghost tour

A spooky evening walk with Cambridge blue badge ghost guides.

Sat 21 November 9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Highlight Wellcome Genome Campus Open Saturday: Bioarchaeology

At this month's Wellcome Genome Campus Virtual Open Saturday we will be joined by Oxford Archaeology East who will talk about the archaeological digs that have taken place at the Wellcome Genome Campus over the years.

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Haunted Cambridge walking ghost tour

A spooky evening walk with Cambridge blue badge ghost guides.

Sun 22 November 9:00AM

Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG

9:00AM

Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.

9:00AM

Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

12:00PM - 4:00PM

Great St.Mary's Tower

Tower is now open at Great St. Mary's the University Church with panoramic views of the colleges and Cambridge.