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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 17 January 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Photography exhibition: Postcards from Europe

An exhibition of over 1000 postcard-sized images from Europe.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 1:00PM

ONLINE COURSE Who was that plant? Part one: The cultivars

The first of three linked courses by Garden Historian Twigs Way looking at the origins of plant names

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Crazy Cone Caper Self-Led Trail

Have you got what it takes to solve the Crazy Cone Caper? Turn detective and join in with the fun family trail across our 40 acres of outdoor space.

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Highlight Touch Tours for Blind and Partially Sighted Adults

Join the Polar Museum team for a touch tour and explore a range of objects from polar history. The tour will also include some of the objects and sculptures outside on the museum lawn.

1:30PM - 2:30PM

Highlight Touch Tours for Blind and Partially Sighted Adults

Join the Polar Museum team for a touch tour and explore a range of objects from polar history. The tour will also include some of the objects and sculptures outside on the museum lawn.

6:15PM - 7:45PM

Iyengar Yoga Class

Small class with experienced teacher Robert Ashman.

Tue 18 January 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Photography exhibition: Postcards from Europe

An exhibition of over 1000 postcard-sized images from Europe.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Crazy Cone Caper Self-Led Trail

Have you got what it takes to solve the Crazy Cone Caper? Turn detective and join in with the fun family trail across our 40 acres of outdoor space.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Gold of The Great Steppe

Gold of The Great Steppe (28 September 2021 – 30 January 2022) will display an archaeological sensation, hundreds of outstanding gold artefacts recently discovered in the extraordinary ancient burial mounds built by the Saka people of East Kazakhstan.

7:15PM - 8:15PM

University social club swimming Cancelled

This event has been cancelled. Lane swimming available every Tuesday for University and non-University individuals

Wed 19 January 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Photography exhibition: Postcards from Europe

An exhibition of over 1000 postcard-sized images from Europe.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Crazy Cone Caper Self-Led Trail

Have you got what it takes to solve the Crazy Cone Caper? Turn detective and join in with the fun family trail across our 40 acres of outdoor space.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Gold of The Great Steppe

Gold of The Great Steppe (28 September 2021 – 30 January 2022) will display an archaeological sensation, hundreds of outstanding gold artefacts recently discovered in the extraordinary ancient burial mounds built by the Saka people of East Kazakhstan.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight LUCY VAN PELT: DIRECTOR OF EVERYTHING

The Heong Gallery at Downing College presents original strips, original objects, and line art from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center.

Thu 20 January 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Photography exhibition: Postcards from Europe

An exhibition of over 1000 postcard-sized images from Europe.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Crazy Cone Caper Self-Led Trail

Have you got what it takes to solve the Crazy Cone Caper? Turn detective and join in with the fun family trail across our 40 acres of outdoor space.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Gold of The Great Steppe

Gold of The Great Steppe (28 September 2021 – 30 January 2022) will display an archaeological sensation, hundreds of outstanding gold artefacts recently discovered in the extraordinary ancient burial mounds built by the Saka people of East Kazakhstan.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight LUCY VAN PELT: DIRECTOR OF EVERYTHING

The Heong Gallery at Downing College presents original strips, original objects, and line art from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center.

5:00PM - 6:00PM

Blockchain Chicken Farm: And Other Stories of Tech in China’s Countryside

In this discussion, Xiaowei Wang will discuss their book, Blockchain Chicken Farm: And Other Stories of Tech in China’s Countryside, exploring the political and social entanglements of technology in rural China.

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.

8:00PM - 10:00PM

Concert: Yshani Perinpanayagam and Katherine Tinker, piano duo

Join us for a New Music concert with piano duo Yshani Perinpanayagam and Katherine Tinker.

Fri 21 January 9:00AM - 7:00PM

Photography exhibition: Postcards from Europe

An exhibition of over 1000 postcard-sized images from Europe.

10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Crazy Cone Caper Self-Led Trail

Have you got what it takes to solve the Crazy Cone Caper? Turn detective and join in with the fun family trail across our 40 acres of outdoor space.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Gold of The Great Steppe

Gold of The Great Steppe (28 September 2021 – 30 January 2022) will display an archaeological sensation, hundreds of outstanding gold artefacts recently discovered in the extraordinary ancient burial mounds built by the Saka people of East Kazakhstan.

11:00AM - 12:00PM

Pepys Library Tours

A tour of the Pepys Library with Dr Jane Hughes, Pepys Librarian and Fellow of Magdalene College.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight LUCY VAN PELT: DIRECTOR OF EVERYTHING

The Heong Gallery at Downing College presents original strips, original objects, and line art from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center.

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.

8:00PM - 9:15PM

Highlight Cambridge University Orchestra perform Tchaikovsky's 'Pathétique'

Martin André conducts Tchaikovsky and Elfrida Andrée

Sat 22 January 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

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Crazy Cone Caper Self-Led Trail

Have you got what it takes to solve the Crazy Cone Caper? Turn detective and join in with the fun family trail across our 40 acres of outdoor space.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Gold of The Great Steppe

Gold of The Great Steppe (28 September 2021 – 30 January 2022) will display an archaeological sensation, hundreds of outstanding gold artefacts recently discovered in the extraordinary ancient burial mounds built by the Saka people of East Kazakhstan.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight LUCY VAN PELT: DIRECTOR OF EVERYTHING

The Heong Gallery at Downing College presents original strips, original objects, and line art from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center.

8:00PM - 9:30PM

Cancelled: Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem

This event has been cancelled.

Sun 23 January 10:00AM

Animal Afterlives - a taxidermy photography exhibition

Animal Afterlives: a photography exhibition on taxidermy by Alexandra Murphy

10:00AM - 4:00PM

Highlight Crazy Cone Caper Self-Led Trail

Have you got what it takes to solve the Crazy Cone Caper? Turn detective and join in with the fun family trail across our 40 acres of outdoor space.

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Gold of The Great Steppe

Gold of The Great Steppe (28 September 2021 – 30 January 2022) will display an archaeological sensation, hundreds of outstanding gold artefacts recently discovered in the extraordinary ancient burial mounds built by the Saka people of East Kazakhstan.

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.

12:00PM - 5:00PM

Highlight LUCY VAN PELT: DIRECTOR OF EVERYTHING

The Heong Gallery at Downing College presents original strips, original objects, and line art from the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center.

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.