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Mon 15 November 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).

9:00AM - 11:00PM

Our Books and Their Journeys

From a special literary heirloom, to a hand-me-down picture book, contribute your own stories of books and their journeys to this special online exhibition.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

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

To Ithaka: An exhibition of paintings, drawings and pastels by Mark Cazalet

Clare Hall Art Committee is delighted to present an exhibition of work by artist Mark Cazalet, running from 7 October-18 November 2021.

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.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

6:15PM - 7:45PM

Iyengar Yoga Class

Small class with experienced teacher Robert Ashman.

Tue 16 November 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).

9:00AM - 11:00PM

Our Books and Their Journeys

From a special literary heirloom, to a hand-me-down picture book, contribute your own stories of books and their journeys to this special online exhibition.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

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 - 5:00PM

To Ithaka: An exhibition of paintings, drawings and pastels by Mark Cazalet

Clare Hall Art Committee is delighted to present an exhibition of work by artist Mark Cazalet, running from 7 October-18 November 2021.

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.

1:00PM - 2:15PM

At the Limits of China: Frontiers, Borders, and Political Geography in Early Modern Sino-Western Cartographic Exchanges

A talk by Florin-Stefan Morar (City University of Hong Kong) in the 'Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography' series.

1:10PM - 1:50PM

Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert Series #4

Cambridge Gamelan Society – Music and Dance from Java

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

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 17 November 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).

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

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

9:00AM - 11:00PM

Our Books and Their Journeys

From a special literary heirloom, to a hand-me-down picture book, contribute your own stories of books and their journeys to this special online exhibition.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Running successful PPI Focus Groups (for health researchers)

Are you planning on using a focus group with patients or members of the public as part of your PPI program? We can help prepare you!

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 - 5:00PM

To Ithaka: An exhibition of paintings, drawings and pastels by Mark Cazalet

Clare Hall Art Committee is delighted to present an exhibition of work by artist Mark Cazalet, running from 7 October-18 November 2021.

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 - 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.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

#LivefromLucy: 'Did that really happen? Research in literary production' with Padma Viswanathan

Join us for this fascinating virtual talk in which Lucy Visiting Researcher Padma Viswanathan will be reading and discussing her literary works.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

7:00PM - 9:00PM

Highlight An Evening with Jean Schulz

The Heong Gallery at Downing College invites you to an evening with Jean Schulz, founder of the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center.

Thu 18 November 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).

9:00AM - 11:00PM

Our Books and Their Journeys

From a special literary heirloom, to a hand-me-down picture book, contribute your own stories of books and their journeys to this special online exhibition.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 4:00PM

CLASSROOM COURSE Introduction to flower collage

Taking inspiration from the Garden, come and join Caroline Henricksen for a fun relaxing and creative day paper collaging flowers

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 - 5:00PM

To Ithaka: An exhibition of paintings, drawings and pastels by Mark Cazalet

Clare Hall Art Committee is delighted to present an exhibition of work by artist Mark Cazalet, running from 7 October-18 November 2021.

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 - 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.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

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 - 8:00PM

Highlight The Really Popular Book Club: Pompeii with Caroline Shenton

Join Cambridge University Libraries as we discuss Robert Harris’s international best-seller Pompeii, a thriller set in the days leading up to the destruction of the city by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD79.

Fri 19 November 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).

9:00AM - 11:00PM

Our Books and Their Journeys

From a special literary heirloom, to a hand-me-down picture book, contribute your own stories of books and their journeys to this special online exhibition.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

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.

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Pepys Library Tours

A tour of the Pepys Library with Dr Jane Hughes, Pepys Librarian and Fellow of Magdalene College.

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.

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.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Highlight Haunted Cambridge walking ghost tour 2021

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

7:00PM - 8:00PM

Religious Modernity and Peace: Insights from a 1919 Letter to The Hague

To commemorate the centenary of the passing of 'Abdu'l-Bahá, the Cambridge University Bahá'í Society has arranged online talks by eight international speakers. Each speaker will focus on one theme based on the teachings and life of this unique individual and its relevance to our world today. This is the fourth talk in the series.

7:30PM - 11:00PM

Custard Comedy: Sara Barron

Custard Comedy present a night of comedy headlined by Sara Barron.

Sat 20 November 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).

9:00AM - 11:00PM

Our Books and Their Journeys

From a special literary heirloom, to a hand-me-down picture book, contribute your own stories of books and their journeys to this special online exhibition.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

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 - 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 - 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 - 5:00PM

Mycenae: From Myth to History

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

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Highlight Haunted Cambridge walking ghost tour 2021

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

7:30PM - 9:15PM

Cambridge University Orchestra performs Ruth Gipps, Rodrigo and Brahms

Natalia Luis-Bassa conducts the Cambridge University Orchestra in a programme of Ruth Gipps, Rodrigo and Brahms, joined by guitarist Kevin Loh

Sun 21 November 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).

9:00AM - 11:00PM

Our Books and Their Journeys

From a special literary heirloom, to a hand-me-down picture book, contribute your own stories of books and their journeys to this special online exhibition.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

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 - 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.

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

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.

2:30PM - 4:00PM

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.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.