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In response to Government advice, all public events at the University of Cambridge have been cancelled until further notice.


Open Cambridge 2021

Cambridge’s much-loved festival of history and culture, Open Cambridge, returns this September with an extended programme of free live and digital events for everyone to enjoy.

Mon 29 June 2020 12:00AM - 11:59AM

What or Who is Your Travelling Companion?

An online exhibition organised by 'Art at the Alison Richard Building'.

12:00AM - 11:59PM

The Rising Tide: Women at Cambridge Virtual Reality Portrait Exhibition Tour

The UL, in association with Fusion Works and generously supported by Cambridge Assessment have developed a virtual reality tour of our Women at Cambridge portrait exhibition. Come and explore some of the most inspiring women in Cambridge’s illustrious past. Including trailblazers, scientists, benefactors, staff, students and many more.

12:00AM - 11:59PM

The Rising Tide: Women at Cambridge Virtual Reality Tour

Our most recent exhibition The Rising Tide: Women at Cambridge sadly had to finish a little early due to the current COVID-19 situation. However, fear not, as we have a way you can visit it without having to leave your sofa! We are pleased to share with you the 360 degree virtual tour of The Rising Tide! Join the other 53,500 visitors and find out what it’s like to be a woman at Cambridge.

8:00AM - 9:00PM

Cambridge Summer Music Virtual Festival

An online programme of wonderful performances by musicians due to perform at the Festival in July 2020


Bitesize Botanics

Small windows into what's happening in CUBG


Family Activities at home

Fun family activities for you to try at home.


Heavenly Gardens

BBC One – Heavenly Gardens with Alexander Armstrong

9:00AM - 11:59PM

Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz

10:00AM - 11:00AM

Science and religion – two disciplines, one reality - Prof. René van Woudenberg

Telling a better story – why Faith and Science belong together