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Wed 1 July 12:00AM

Highlight Melanie Manchot - 'The camera is never neutral'

Interview with award-winning photographer and filmmaker Melanie Manchot for WE ARE HERE - Women in Art at Cambridge Colleges at The Heong Gallery at Downing College.

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.


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


Plant Quiz

Plant Quiz


Wellness Wanders

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

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Microscopy for Botanists Cancelled

This event has been cancelled.

1:00PM - 2:00PM

Webinar – The Macroeconomic Impact of COVID-19

Join Kamiar Mohaddes for this webinar as part of the School’s webinar series “What’s Next? How to Survive and Thrive in a Post-COVID-19 World”.

2:00PM - 3:00PM

Does evolutionary anthropology show that humans are distinctive? – Dr Cara Wall-Scheffler

Part of The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion Summer Course "Telling A Better Story - Why Faith And Science Belong Together"

6:00PM - 7:00PM

#LucyInLockdown with Professor Vicki Ann Cremona

Join us for a #LucyInLockdown virtual talk with Professor Vicki Ann Cremona.

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Wolfson (Ancient) Warfare Wednesdays

This webinar series showcases the latest developments in the field of ancient Greek warfare, providing weekly talks by experts focusing on the major areas of interest in recent scholarship.

6:30PM - 8:00PM

Life clubs - Self improvement workshops Cancelled

This event has been cancelled. Life clubs was created in 2004 by Nina Grunfeld, best-selling author of The Life Book. Sessions are every Wednesday.