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Cambridge Festival 2024

The Cambridge Festival returns for 2024.

Mon 12 February 9:00AM - 6:30PM

Highlight Spitting Image: A Controversial History

Savage, grotesque, hilarious: explore Spitting Image, the puppet show that became an icon of 20th century television, with Cambridge University Library's current exhibition.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Crazy Cone Caper self-led trail

Join us for a fantastic whodunit mystery this winter and track down who has been stealing seeds from pinecones!

10:00AM - 6:00PM

Highlight Women & Water

Our exhibition Women & Water explores the relationship between women and water in the works of 17 women artists, spanning from the early twentieth century to the present day. The exhibition examines how water has been used by artists both as subject matter and artistic medium to reflect the multiplicity of women’s experiences.

11:00AM - 5:00PM

Making New Worlds: Li Yuan-chia and friends

This group exhibition is based on the pioneering vision of artist Li Yuan-chia (1929 – 1994) and the LYC Museum & Art Gallery which he founded and ran between 1972 and 1983 in the Cumbrian village of Banks, alongside Hadrian’s Wall.

1:30PM - 3:30PM

Highlight Meet & Make at the Museum – Love in the polar regions: pop up cards

Join us for our museum wellbeing and making workshops for adults at the Polar Museum! This session we will be making pop-up polar cards and talking about the love in the polar regions.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

The Perspective of the Medieval Scribe

Medieval Manuscripts of the Pepys and Old Libraries of Magdalene College Cambridge.