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Mon 19 September 10:00AM - 12:30PM

CLASSROOM COURSE Mindfulness in the Garden in 3 separate sessions

Explore and deepen your relationship between mindfulness, yourself and your love of nature over 3 separate days 19, 26 Sept and 3 Oct

6:15PM - 7:45PM

Iyengar Yoga Class

Small class with experienced teacher Robert Ashman.

Tue 20 September 7:00PM - 8:30PM

Unknown Unknowns in conversation

The Cambridge Stem Cell Institute invites you to an evening of art and conversation to mark Blood Cancer Awareness Month 2022.

Wed 21 September 9:00AM

Wellness Wanders

Short (approx. 10 min) films taking viewers on a virtual wander around the Garden.

10:00AM - 12:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

10:00AM - 1:00PM

ONLINE COURSE Plant muses: artists’ use of plants

Join Gwenda Kyd to explore why and how plants have inspired some the of world's finest art

2:00PM - 4:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

Thu 22 September 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Indigenous studies in the United Kingdom and Europe: pasts, presents and futures

This two day conference will provide a platform to bring together emerging Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars and give attendees an opportunity to share their research whilst interacting with senior academics, activists and community leaders all through a critical engagement with the field of Indigenous Studies.

10:00AM - 12:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

2:00PM - 4:00PM

From Southwold to Alice Springs: Selected Works from the Collection of Robert Cripps

From Southwold to Alice Springs is a major exhibition of works from the remarkable collection of Robert Cripps, focusing on East Anglian and Australian art.

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 Drawing botanicals: from observation to imagination

Join artist and illustrator Karin Eklund on this five part evening course exploring fun and joyful ways of drawing plants and nature

Fri 23 September 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Indigenous studies in the United Kingdom and Europe: pasts, presents and futures

This two day conference will provide a platform to bring together emerging Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars and give attendees an opportunity to share their research whilst interacting with senior academics, activists and community leaders all through a critical engagement with the field of Indigenous Studies.

10:00AM - 1:00PM

ONLINE COURSE Gardens in Renaissance art

Explore how the Renaissance Garden spread from the landscape and art of southern Europe, to Britain a century after its birth

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.

7:30PM - 8:30PM

Haunted Cambridge Ghost Tours

Cambridge guides' scariest storytellers take you to the darker byways of our city, where the spirits of the dead still hover ...

Sat 24 September 10:00AM - 1:00PM

CLASSROOM COURSE Designing and planting a herbaceous border

Explore the varied herbaceous plantings in the Botanic Garden and see different approaches and styles that will hopefully inform and inspire

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.

7:30PM - 8:30PM

Haunted Cambridge Ghost Tours

Cambridge guides' scariest storytellers take you to the darker byways of our city, where the spirits of the dead still hover ...

7:30PM - 9:30PM

Academy of Great St.Mary's Orchestral Concert

Programme: Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas overture Pounds: Gaelic Triptych Dvorak: Symphony no.9 (from the 'New World')

Sun 25 September 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.

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.