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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 12 September 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Louise Stebbing: A retrospective - 40 years of printmaking

An exhibition of printmaking at the Alison Richard Building.

5:00PM - 6:30PM

Visceral pain: what it is and how can it be conquered?

Chronic pain affects approximately 40% of the adult population and one third of these cases is a result of visceral pain, i.e. pain generated by internal organs, such as the bladder or colon. This event will involve talks by patients, clinicians & scientists on the topic of visceral pain, followed by a Q&A panel discussion with audience participation.

6:15PM - 7:45PM

Iyengar Yoga Class

Small class with experienced teacher Robert Ashman.

Tue 13 September 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 Tree selection and planting

Discover the best ways to select and care for new trees and shrubs in your garden

1:00PM - 6:00PM

Shifting landscapes of the medieval world

Our conference focuses on reading medieval landscapes in their multiple manifestations. We will explore themes emerging in the series of preceding seminars, as well as broadening the discussion to include aspects of other dimensions, spatial, temporal and theoretical.

Wed 14 September 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Louise Stebbing: A retrospective - 40 years of printmaking

An exhibition of printmaking at the Alison Richard Building.

9:30AM - 5:30PM

Shifting landscapes of the medieval world

Our conference focuses on reading medieval landscapes in their multiple manifestations. We will explore themes emerging in the series of preceding seminars, as well as broadening the discussion to include aspects of other dimensions, spatial, temporal and theoretical.

7:30PM - 8:30PM

Highlight Cambridge's Unbuilt Concert Hall

Join local historian Antony Carpen to learn about Cambridge's unbuilt concert hall. What happened to it? And can a new generation re-start the project?

Thu 15 September 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Louise Stebbing: A retrospective - 40 years of printmaking

An exhibition of printmaking at the Alison Richard Building.

9:30AM - 5:30PM

Shifting landscapes of the medieval world

Our conference focuses on reading medieval landscapes in their multiple manifestations. We will explore themes emerging in the series of preceding seminars, as well as broadening the discussion to include aspects of other dimensions, spatial, temporal and theoretical.

1:00PM - 1:45PM

Open Cambridge Tours of the ADC

Come and see the ADC Theatre behind the scenes!

2:30PM - 3:15PM

Open Cambridge Tours of the ADC

Come and see the ADC Theatre behind the scenes!

4:00PM - 4:45PM

Open Cambridge Tours of the ADC

Come and see the ADC Theatre behind the scenes!

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Free talk: The Science of Quest

Shackleton's final expedition marked the end of heroic age of Antarctic exploration, and the beginnings of sustained scientific enquiry.

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 - 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 16 September 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Left Behind Places and What Can Be Done About Them'

The conference hosted by the Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society will take place on 16 September 2022, the theme is “Left Behind Places and What Can Be Done About Them”. This will be an online conference.

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

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.

12:30PM - 12:30PM on Sat 17 September

The political thought of Judith Shklar

A two-day conference to commemorate the work of political theorist, Judith N. Shklar

1:00PM - 1:45PM

Open Cambridge Tours of the ADC

Come and see the ADC Theatre behind the scenes!

2:30PM - 3:15PM

Open Cambridge Tours of the ADC

Come and see the ADC Theatre behind the scenes!

4:00PM - 4:45PM

Open Cambridge Tours of the ADC

Come and see the ADC Theatre behind the scenes!

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.

7:30PM - 8:30PM

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 17 September 10:00AM - 1:00PM

ONLINE COURSE Hand sewing techniques: Dresden plate chrysanthemum

Take your hand sewing skills further with this traditional Dresden plate ‘chrysanthemum’ block

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.

2:30PM - 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.

7:30PM - 8:30PM

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 ...

Sun 18 September 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.

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.