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Mon 31 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.

9:00AM - 7:00PM

Photography exhibition: Postcards from Europe

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

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.

12:30PM - 5:00PM

Art, Conflict and Remembering: The Murals of the Bogside Artists

Founded in 2015, the exhibition features the twelve murals in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland painted by Tom Kelly, William Kelly and Kevin Hasson, known together as the Bogside Artists. The murals tell the story of the Troubles as experienced by the artists and their community in the Bogside area of Derry.

6:15PM - 7:45PM

Iyengar Yoga Class

Small class with experienced teacher Robert Ashman.

7:00PM - 11:00PM

Jane Weaver

Abusing, evading, and obliterating 20 years of whimsical pop trends, Jane Weaver’s experience as a truly independent and resilient songwriter and sound-carrier commands respect and inspiration in equal measures.

Tue 1 February 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.

9:00AM - 7:00PM

Photography exhibition: Postcards from Europe

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

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.

12:30PM - 5:00PM

Art, Conflict and Remembering: The Murals of the Bogside Artists

Founded in 2015, the exhibition features the twelve murals in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland painted by Tom Kelly, William Kelly and Kevin Hasson, known together as the Bogside Artists. The murals tell the story of the Troubles as experienced by the artists and their community in the Bogside area of Derry.

5:00PM - 8:00PM

The Tanner Lectures on Human Values 2022

This year's Tanner Lectures on Human Values will take place from 1-2 February 2022, focusing on the subject 'Providing for a nation’s health, in a global context'.

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Mark Lynas "Don't Look Up: Is Climate Change an Extinction-Level Event?"

Mark Lynas reviews the latest evidence as to whether climate breakdown can be considered a planetary-scale extinction threat.

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 2 February 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.

9:00AM - 7:00PM

Photography exhibition: Postcards from Europe

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

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.

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.

12:30PM - 5:00PM

Art, Conflict and Remembering: The Murals of the Bogside Artists

Founded in 2015, the exhibition features the twelve murals in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland painted by Tom Kelly, William Kelly and Kevin Hasson, known together as the Bogside Artists. The murals tell the story of the Troubles as experienced by the artists and their community in the Bogside area of Derry.

5:00PM - 6:30PM

CGHR Practitioner Series: JONATHAN COHEN (Exec Dir, Conciliation Resources)

The CGHR Practitioner Series seeks to allow students to listen and speak to a selection of high-level experts working in these fields, and address key issues and questions.

5:00PM - 8:00PM

The Tanner Lectures on Human Values 2022

This year's Tanner Lectures on Human Values will take place from 1-2 February 2022, focusing on the subject 'Providing for a nation’s health, in a global context'.

Thu 3 February 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.

9:00AM - 7:00PM

Photography exhibition: Postcards from Europe

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

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.

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.

12:30PM - 5:00PM

Art, Conflict and Remembering: The Murals of the Bogside Artists

Founded in 2015, the exhibition features the twelve murals in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland painted by Tom Kelly, William Kelly and Kevin Hasson, known together as the Bogside Artists. The murals tell the story of the Troubles as experienced by the artists and their community in the Bogside area of Derry.

2:00PM - 3:00PM

The UK constitution: reform, reject or reinvigorate?

Launch of a major joint project, exploring how well the UK constitution is working and the problems that now need to be addressed.

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.

6:30PM - 8:30PM

ONLINE COURSE The Artist’s Garden

Join tutor Jackie Bennett to find out more about the lives and motivations of some of our greatest painters

7:00PM - 8:00PM

Highlight Japanese books in 17th-century England with Professor Peter Kornicki

Professor Peter Kornicki explores how and why Japanese books reached England in the 1600s, and what subsequently became of them.

Fri 4 February 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.

9:00AM - 7:00PM

Photography exhibition: Postcards from Europe

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

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

Pepys Library Tours

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

12:00PM - 1:30PM

Beyond cooking: global histories of food-making and gender across the early modern world

This seminars series explores cross-cultural histories of food and drink production and transformation across the early modern world with a gender perspective.

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.

12:30PM - 5:00PM

Art, Conflict and Remembering: The Murals of the Bogside Artists

Founded in 2015, the exhibition features the twelve murals in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland painted by Tom Kelly, William Kelly and Kevin Hasson, known together as the Bogside Artists. The murals tell the story of the Troubles as experienced by the artists and their community in the Bogside area of Derry.

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.

Sat 5 February 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 - 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.

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.

12:30PM - 5:00PM

Art, Conflict and Remembering: The Murals of the Bogside Artists

Founded in 2015, the exhibition features the twelve murals in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland painted by Tom Kelly, William Kelly and Kevin Hasson, known together as the Bogside Artists. The murals tell the story of the Troubles as experienced by the artists and their community in the Bogside area of Derry.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

Family first Saturdays

Visit our Fitz Family Welcome Point and collect materials to use in the Museum.

7:30PM - 9:20PM

CCSO plays music by Beethoven and Mendelssohn

Orchestral concert performed by the City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Fitzwilliam String Quartet - February Concert

Clare Hall is delighted to present what promises to be a spellbinding concert by our Quartet-in-Residence, the Fitzwilliam String Quartet, accompanied by Musician-in-Residence, Patrick Hemmerlé, on piano.

Sun 6 February 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.

10:30AM - 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.

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.

2:00PM - 5:00PM

Art, Conflict and Remembering: The Murals of the Bogside Artists

Founded in 2015, the exhibition features the twelve murals in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland painted by Tom Kelly, William Kelly and Kevin Hasson, known together as the Bogside Artists. The murals tell the story of the Troubles as experienced by the artists and their community in the Bogside area of Derry.

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.