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Paint Like the Swallow Sings Calypso

Kettle’s Yard is pleased to present Paint Like the Swallow Sings Calypso, a major new exhibition curated in dialogue with artists Paul Dash (b. 1946, Barbados), Errol Lloyd (b. 1943, Jamaica) and John Lyons (b. 1933, Trinidad).

Mon 3 October 10:00AM - 12:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

10:00AM - 12:30PM

CLASSROOM COURSE Mindfulness in the Garden in 3 separate sessions

Explore and deepen your relationship between mindfulness, yourself and your love of nature over 3 separate days 19, 26 Sept and 3 Oct

10:00AM - 5:00PM

A Feast for the Eye – an exhibition of paintings and collages by Jerry Scott

Clare Hall is delighted to present an exhibition of works by Jerry Scott, representative of the artist’s work over the last twenty years.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Life is Still Life

Life is Still Life presents an exciting selection of modern and contemporary works by women artists in the genre of still life.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

6:15PM - 7:45PM

Iyengar Yoga Class

Small class with experienced teacher Robert Ashman.

Tue 4 October 10:00AM - 12:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

CLASSROOM COURSE Illustrating autumn fruits

Spend three days learning to illustrate autumn fruits with tutor Penny Price

10:00AM - 5:00PM

A Feast for the Eye – an exhibition of paintings and collages by Jerry Scott

Clare Hall is delighted to present an exhibition of works by Jerry Scott, representative of the artist’s work over the last twenty years.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Life is Still Life

Life is Still Life presents an exciting selection of modern and contemporary works by women artists in the genre of still life.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

Wed 5 October 9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

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

10:00AM - 12:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

CLASSROOM COURSE Illustrating autumn fruits

Spend three days learning to illustrate autumn fruits with tutor Penny Price

10:00AM - 5:00PM

A Feast for the Eye – an exhibition of paintings and collages by Jerry Scott

Clare Hall is delighted to present an exhibition of works by Jerry Scott, representative of the artist’s work over the last twenty years.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Life is Still Life

Life is Still Life presents an exciting selection of modern and contemporary works by women artists in the genre of still life.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

Thu 6 October 10:00AM - 12:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

CLASSROOM COURSE Illustrating autumn fruits

Spend three days learning to illustrate autumn fruits with tutor Penny Price

10:00AM - 5:00PM

A Feast for the Eye – an exhibition of paintings and collages by Jerry Scott

Clare Hall is delighted to present an exhibition of works by Jerry Scott, representative of the artist’s work over the last twenty years.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Life is Still Life

Life is Still Life presents an exciting selection of modern and contemporary works by women artists in the genre of still life.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight GAVIN TURK: IN SEARCH OF ARIADNE

A new exhibition by artist Gavin Turk opens on 6 October 2022. In Search of Ariadne unravels the cultural meme of the reclining figure in art. What is the reclining figure? Why is this something that artists have been intrigued with for centuries and where does this form originate?

2:00PM - 4:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

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.

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Haunted Cambridge Ghost Tours

Cambridge guides' scariest storytellers take you to the darker byways of our city, where the spirits of the dead still hover ...

6:30PM - 8:30PM

ONLINE COURSE Drawing botanicals: from observation to imagination

Join artist and illustrator Karin Eklund on this five part evening course exploring fun and joyful ways of drawing plants and nature

Fri 7 October 10:00AM - 5:00PM

A Feast for the Eye – an exhibition of paintings and collages by Jerry Scott

Clare Hall is delighted to present an exhibition of works by Jerry Scott, representative of the artist’s work over the last twenty years.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Life is Still Life

Life is Still Life presents an exciting selection of modern and contemporary works by women artists in the genre of still life.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight GAVIN TURK: IN SEARCH OF ARIADNE

A new exhibition by artist Gavin Turk opens on 6 October 2022. In Search of Ariadne unravels the cultural meme of the reclining figure in art. What is the reclining figure? Why is this something that artists have been intrigued with for centuries and where does this form originate?

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.

5:45PM - 7:15PM

The Continuing Rise of Non-Communicable Diseases as a Major Challenge to Global Health and Development

How does the rise in the number of people with non-communicable disease affect global health and development and what are the potential solutions ?

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Why Governments Get It Wrong – Book launch

Bennett Institute’s Professor of Politics and Public Policy, Dennis C. Grube launches his new book "Why Governments Get it Wrong" – a brilliant and accessible guide to the politics and pitfalls of policymaking - in conversation with David Runciman.

6:30PM - 7:30PM

Haunted Cambridge Ghost Tours

Cambridge guides' scariest storytellers take you to the darker byways of our city, where the spirits of the dead still hover ...

Sat 8 October 8:30AM - 6:15PM

The Wo+Men’s Leadership Conference: Breaking the Bias

Cambridge Judge Business School's Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre’s eighth annual conference, Breaking the Bias, will take place on 8 October 2022. This year, we’re delighted to welcome as our keynote speaker, Demetra Pinsent, CEO of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Ltd In conversation with Ruth Kennedy, Managing Director, Kennedy Dundas.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

A Feast for the Eye – an exhibition of paintings and collages by Jerry Scott

Clare Hall is delighted to present an exhibition of works by Jerry Scott, representative of the artist’s work over the last twenty years.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Life is Still Life

Life is Still Life presents an exciting selection of modern and contemporary works by women artists in the genre of still life.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight GAVIN TURK: IN SEARCH OF ARIADNE

A new exhibition by artist Gavin Turk opens on 6 October 2022. In Search of Ariadne unravels the cultural meme of the reclining figure in art. What is the reclining figure? Why is this something that artists have been intrigued with for centuries and where does this form originate?

2:00PM - 4:30PM

Highlight Anything but Still: Flower Workshop

Take part in this interactive flower workshop, which will include a curator-led tour of ‘Life is Still Life’ with a focus on the artists’ radical representations of flowers, a tour of the award-winning gardens at Murray Edwards and a hands-on session with Anna Taylor (Anna's Flower Farm)

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.

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Family concert

Excerpts from Holst's The Planets illustrated by James Mayhew (artist/narrator)

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Holst's The Planets

A concert by City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra including a performance of Holst's The Planets with narrator/interactive artist James Mayhew, whose illustrations will be projected live on to a screen above the orchestra.

Sun 9 October 10:00AM - 5:00PM

A Feast for the Eye – an exhibition of paintings and collages by Jerry Scott

Clare Hall is delighted to present an exhibition of works by Jerry Scott, representative of the artist’s work over the last twenty years.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Life is Still Life

Life is Still Life presents an exciting selection of modern and contemporary works by women artists in the genre of still life.

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 GAVIN TURK: IN SEARCH OF ARIADNE

A new exhibition by artist Gavin Turk opens on 6 October 2022. In Search of Ariadne unravels the cultural meme of the reclining figure in art. What is the reclining figure? Why is this something that artists have been intrigued with for centuries and where does this form originate?

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.