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Cambridge Festival 2024

The Cambridge Festival returns for 2024.

Tue 30 May 2023 12:00AM

Participate in behavioural research at Cambridge Judge Business School

Become a member of our participant pool, support academic research and get paid for it (£10/hour). There is no need to be a student or affiliated with the University of Cambridge.

9:00AM - 6:30PM

Highlight Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective

A new exhibition at Cambridge University Library celebrates the life, work and legacy of the award-winning author and illustrator.

10:00AM - 11:00AM

Highlight Book Club Storytelling: Giants Take Over the Library

The Really Popular Book Club is being taken over by storytelling for this Raymond Briggs-themed family event.

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Polar Sensory Trail: May half-term trail

Pick up our Polar Sensory Trail at the Polar Museum this May half term.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Highlight Islanders: The Making of the Mediterranean

Bringing together extraordinary antiquities, Islanders: The Making of the Mediterranean takes visitors on a 4,000-year journey from life in the ancient Mediterranean to today.

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Exhibition: Radium Dreams

Award-winning poet Sue Hubbard and internationally acclaimed artist Eileen Cooper RA celebrate the life and work of the groundbreaking scientist Marie Curie.

11:00AM - 5:00PM

Lucie Rie: The Adventure of PotteryReturn to What’s on

Celebrating one of the most significant potters of the twentieth century, this major new exhibition is a rare opportunity to experience Lucie Rie’s (1902-1995) ground-breaking practice across six decades.

5:30PM - 7:30PM

Germany and Ukraine, with Benedikt Franke

As the world awaits the imminent first German National Security Strategy document, the Centre for Geopolitics offers a distinguished lecturer and two expert panellists to discuss the issues it will address.