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Sat 14 May 9:00AM - 5:00PM

The Art and Heart of Leonardo - an exhibition

An exhibition chiefly of Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical drawings, as seen through contemporary eyes.

9:00AM - 6:30PM

Samurai: History and Legend

Samurai are a well-known image of Japan, but they are as much legend as history. Our Samurai: History and Legend exhibition explores the literary concept of the samurai and the changing nature of Japanese warrior culture from the 12th to the 19th centuries.

10:00AM - 1:00PM

CLASSROOM COURSE Mediterranean inspired gardening

Explore our Mediterranean plantings and find out how you can bring the scents and colours of the south to your own back garden

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.

11:00AM - 5:00PM

Ai Weiwei: The Liberty of Doubt

Kettle’s Yard is pleased to announce a new solo exhibition by internationally renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei (b. 1957, Beijing) in which new and existing work will be shown alongside historic Chinese objects

7:00PM - 11:00PM

Tom Robinson Band Cancelled

Veteran musician and broadcaster tours to mark his 72nd birthday.

7:30PM - 9:15PM

Elgar and his English Contemporaries

Music by Butterworth, Delius and Elgar played by the City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra