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Events open to the public from the University of Cambridge

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Mon 27 June 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Louise Stebbing: A retrospective - 40 years of printmaking

An exhibition of printmaking at the Alison Richard Building.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

almost unthought - experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai

Clare Hall Art Committee presents an exhibition of experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai.

6:15PM - 7:45PM

Iyengar Yoga Class

Small class with experienced teacher Robert Ashman.

Tue 28 June 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Louise Stebbing: A retrospective - 40 years of printmaking

An exhibition of printmaking at the Alison Richard Building.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

CLASSROOM COURSE Drawing grasses and sedges

Join Lizzie Harper to draw and paint some of the beautiful and diverse grasses and sedges that grow in the Botanic Garden’s collection

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight True to Nature: Open Air Painting in Europe 1780

In this unique exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moment in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere first-hand in the open air.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

almost unthought - experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai

Clare Hall Art Committee presents an exhibition of experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai.

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Using time use and trajectory data to unpack the interrelated geographies of food, care, and household labor

In this MRC Epidemiology Unit seminar, Dr Michael Widener of the University of Toronto will introduce the Food Activities, Socioeconomics, Time-use, and Transportation (FASTT) Study. FASTT collected data from two Toronto neighbourhoods to explore questions about time pressure, dietary behaviour, the division of food and household labour, and the role of the built environment in food shopping.

Wed 29 June 9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

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

9:00AM - 7:00PM

Louise Stebbing: A retrospective - 40 years of printmaking

An exhibition of printmaking at the Alison Richard Building.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

CLASSROOM COURSE Drawing grasses and sedges

Join Lizzie Harper to draw and paint some of the beautiful and diverse grasses and sedges that grow in the Botanic Garden’s collection

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight True to Nature: Open Air Painting in Europe 1780

In this unique exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moment in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere first-hand in the open air.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

almost unthought - experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai

Clare Hall Art Committee presents an exhibition of experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai.

Thu 30 June 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Louise Stebbing: A retrospective - 40 years of printmaking

An exhibition of printmaking at the Alison Richard Building.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

CLASSROOM COURSE Surveying your garden

A practical session learning how to measure and record your garden’s shape and dimensions

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight True to Nature: Open Air Painting in Europe 1780

In this unique exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moment in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere first-hand in the open air.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

almost unthought - experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai

Clare Hall Art Committee presents an exhibition of experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai.

3:00PM - 4:00PM

CBC Menopause Cafe

We invite you to join us at the CBC Menopause Cafe (open to anyone working on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus or living locally)

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.

Fri 1 July 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Louise Stebbing: A retrospective - 40 years of printmaking

An exhibition of printmaking at the Alison Richard Building.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

CLASSROOM COURSE Developing water colour technique

Develop your watercolour technique and develop as a watercolour painter with John Wiltshire

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight True to Nature: Open Air Painting in Europe 1780

In this unique exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moment in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere first-hand in the open air.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

almost unthought - experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai

Clare Hall Art Committee presents an exhibition of experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai.

12:30PM - 1:30PM

CBC on Virtual Tour: Changing the story of ovarian cancer

Hear about pioneering research in Cambridge that’s aiming to improve outcomes for ovarian cancer patients

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.

Sat 2 July 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Art exhibition: 'Kill or Cure'

Lethal or life-giving? Wolfson's exciting contemporary art exhibition explores the potential of animals, plants, and substances from the natural world to ‘Kill’ and/or ‘Cure’.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight True to Nature: Open Air Painting in Europe 1780

In this unique exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moment in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere first-hand in the open air.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

almost unthought - experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai

Clare Hall Art Committee presents an exhibition of experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai.

11:00AM - 10:00PM

Festival of Arts, Science & Ideas

Free Entry to two inspiring days in Newnham's glorious gardens: talks, music, workshops, performance, food and fun for all ages

11:00AM - 10:00PM

Festival of Arts, Science & Ideas

Newnham College since 1871: 150 years of pioneering, inspiring, supporting, sharing … 150 years of ‘witty and rebellious’ women speaking their minds.

1:00PM

BioBlitz 2022

Welcome to BioBlitz 2022! 24 hours of bookable talks & activities at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Family first Saturdays

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

2:30PM - 4:30PM

Uncomfortable Cambridge Tours

Discover Cambridge in a different way on this guided walking tour, focusing on the uncomfortable stories of power and privilege which have shaped both the university and the city.

Sun 3 July 9:45AM - 7:00PM

Science and Faith Perspectives on the Art of Being Human - The Faraday Institute Summer Course 2022

An in-person and online inter-disciplinary course on science and religion.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Art exhibition: 'Kill or Cure'

Lethal or life-giving? Wolfson's exciting contemporary art exhibition explores the potential of animals, plants, and substances from the natural world to ‘Kill’ and/or ‘Cure’.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Festival of Arts, Science & Ideas

Free Entry to two inspiring days in Newnham's glorious gardens: talks, music, workshops, performance, food and fun for all ages

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Festival of Arts, Science & Ideas

Newnham College since 1871: 150 years of pioneering, inspiring, supporting, sharing … 150 years of ‘witty and rebellious’ women speaking their minds.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Hockney's Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight True to Nature: Open Air Painting in Europe 1780

In this unique exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moment in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere first-hand in the open air.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

almost unthought - experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai

Clare Hall Art Committee presents an exhibition of experimental works in aluminium by Silvano Cattai.

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.

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.

2:30PM - 4:30PM

Uncomfortable Cambridge Tours

Discover Cambridge in a different way on this guided walking tour, focusing on the uncomfortable stories of power and privilege which have shaped both the university and the city.