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Mon 29 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).

8:00AM - 10:00AM

UTokyo-Cambridge Voices: The Sixth Cambridge–UTokyo Joint Symposium Series

Welcome to join us for a series of online symposia and dialogues between The University of Cambridge and The University of Tokyo. Experts of the two universities are going to share their research and views on a wide range of topics, from Covid-19 research and sustainable cities, to the development of international partnerships and the applications of digital technologies.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 12:00PM

Planning PPI to support Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (for health researchers)

How can we make Patient and Public Involvement more inclusive so that we can involve a diverse range of people?

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 - 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 30 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).

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 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.

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.

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

7:30PM - 9:00PM

Around the World – Cambridge University Wind Orchestra

The University's flagship wind orchestra performs a selection of favourites from countries across the globe!

Wed 1 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).

9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

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

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

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 - 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: 'Inclusive higher education as the new normal' with Dr Emily Nordmann

Join us for this informative virtual talk in which Dr Emily Nordmann discusses how we have redesigned our curriculum to have inclusivity at its core.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

7:00PM - 8:00PM

ZoologiCOOL - winter wildlife event

Are reindeers really the best animals to pull a sleigh? Find out about how animals adapt for winter by joining our live stream event.

7:45PM - 8:45PM

In the Shadow of Notre Dame

Medieval Paris reawakened in story and song A time of almost unparalleled musical vibrancy and ambition… Now only echoes.

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

Fri 3 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 - 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.

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.

1:00PM - 4:00PM

CLASSROOM COURSE Christmas wreath making: 3 December

Start your festive season and make your own garden-inspired festive wreath

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

From "What? A Woman?" to "What a Woman!" The Role of 'Abdu'l-Bahá in the Advancement of Women

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 sixth talk in the series.

7:30PM - 9:30PM

I Got Rhythm – Cambridge University Sinfonia

CUS returns with West Road Concert Hall with a programme of Alberga, Gershwin and Mendelssohn

Sat 4 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 - 11:00AM

Mill Road History Society Walking Tour

Come and enjoy a historical amble down Mill Road with a Green Badge Guide.

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 - 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 - 4:00PM

Family first Saturdays

Visit our Fitz Family Welcome Point and collect materials to use in the Museum.

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

Highlight City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

Music by Malcolm Arnold, Serge Prokofiev and Ruth Gipps with pianist Aaron Kurz, played by the CCSO conducted by Robert Hodge

Sun 5 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 - 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 - 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.

10:30AM - 12:00PM

Hidden Cambridge walking tour

90 minute Walking tour with a Blue Badge Guide around the oldest part of Cambridge (foot of Castle Hill)

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.

3:00PM - 4:30PM

Highlight Piano Recital by Aaron Kurz

Concert of music by Beethoven, Haydn, Liszt, Scriabin and Wilson

6:00PM - 7:00PM

THE CAMBRIDGE GHOST TOUR

Cambridge ghosts, ghouls and unexplained happenings.

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Highlight Academy of Great St. Mary's orchestral and choral concert

Conductors Adam Pounds and Sam Hayes Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte overture K.588 Faure: Elegie – ‘cello soloist, Ann Sheffield Beethoven: 7th Symphony Choral music will include works by Britten, Tavener and Stravinsky