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Events open to the public from the University of Cambridge

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Sun 7 August 9:00AM - 10:00AM

Our Place in Space – Morning Yoga on Midsummer Common

Relax, unwind and be mindful by Mercury! Take part in a relaxing open-air yoga session on Midsummer Common this Summer.

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Summer with the Museums

This summer, find fun and adventure close to home with free/ low-cost family events and activities

10:00AM - 11:00AM

Our Place in Space - Cycle the Solar System

Hop on your bike and cycle your way through the solar system with fellow explorers.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Art exhibition: 'Kill or Cure'

Lethal or life-giving? Wolfson's exciting contemporary art exhibition explores the potential of animals, plants, and substances from the natural world to ‘Kill’ and/or ‘Cure’.

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.

10:30AM - 12:00PM

Hidden Cambridge walking tour

90 minute Walking tour with a Blue Badge Guide around the oldest part of Cambridge (foot of Castle Hill)

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.

1:00PM

BioBlitz 2022

Welcome to BioBlitz 2022! 24 hours of bookable talks & activities at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

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.