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2017-05-23 09:00 - Complementing Solitude
Exhibition by Cambridge artists Julia Ball and Loukas Morley
2017-05-23 09:00 - Discarded History: The Genizah of Medieval Cairo
This exhibition provides a window on the life of a community a thousand years ago – a Jewish community in the centre of a thriving Islamic empire, international in outlook, multicultural in make up, devout to its core.
2017-05-23 10:00 - The Year That Made Antarctica
Over dinner in the spring of 1950 a party of scientists produced an ambitious proposal for a global year of science: the International Geophysical Year was born. With a heavy emphasis on Antarctica, thousands of people from dozens of countries came together to learn about our planet.
2017-05-23 10:00 - Elephants, Deities and Ashoka’s Pillar: Coins of India from antiquity to the present
As part of the commemoration in 2017 of the 70th anniversary of Indian independence - marked by the UK-India Year of Culture - this exhibition, drawn from the Fitzwilliam's world-class numismatic collection, will explore the history of India through coins produced from the 4th century BC until recent times.
2017-05-23 10:00 - Honey from Many Flowers: Carl Wilhelm Kolbe and Salomon Gessner’s Idylls
Carl Wilhelm Kolbe (1759–1835), produced prints after a set of landscape drawings by Salomon Gessner (1730-88), which capture the Romantic period's preoccupation with the pastoral idyll and delight in the natural world. This exhibition showcases a recently acquired complete set of Kolbe's twenty-five etchings, issued in five parts from 1805-11.
2017-05-23 10:00 - Lost
An exhibition by artist Issam Koubaj commemorating those lost at sea while attempting flight from Syria to the island of Lesbos.
2017-05-23 10:00 - Madonnas & Miracles
Peer through the keyhole of the Italian Renaissance home and discover a hidden world of religious devotion. Bringing together a wealth of objects, including jewellery, ceramics, books, sculptures and paintings, the exhibition invites us into a domestic sphere that was charged with spiritual significance.
2017-05-23 10:00 - Sampled Lives: Samplers from the Fitzwilliam Museum
Showcasing over 100 samplers from the Museum's excellent but often unseen collection, this display highlights the importance of samplers as documentary evidence of past lives.
2017-05-23 10:00 - Sea to Shore: Paintings by Alfred Wallis & Christopher Wood Kettle’s Yard at the Fitzwilliam Museum
This third display from the Kettle's Yard collection brings together paintings by Alfred Wallis and Christopher Wood that are inspired by the sea and shore.
2017-05-23 17:00 - Tim O'Reilly - The WTF Economy
Tim O'Reilly speaks on how our future world will be shaped by technology
2017-05-23 18:30 - Cambridge Literary Festival: Richard Ford
Pulitzer-Prize winning American novelist Richard Ford makes his Cambridge Literary Festival debut appearance with his memoir Between Them. In conversation with Kasia Boddy, University of Cambridge Lecturer in American Literature.

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Ely Science Festival
19 May - 18 June 2017
A month long event of interactive fun and discovery exploring science and the natural world through art, music, exhibitions and fun activities for all ages.
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Village News
"Memories Of Burwell", By Frank Czucha
Newly published book containing over 300 photos of former schools, shops and companies etc. is now available from Tina's in North Street. Priced at £12.99
BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Delayed £50m Cambridge North railway station opens
The railway station was due to open in 2015 and features a design from maths model Game of Life.
Euromillions winner's son loses court battle for money for life
The "profligate" son loses his court battle to force his Euromillons-win father to support him for life.
Man denies murder of Wisbech woman Dzilva Butiene
Kestutis Bauzys is accused of killing the 48-year-old, who died from suspected abdominal injuries.
Hit-and-run crash amputee Shaun Whiter completes charity ride
Shaun Whiter lost his legs after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on a roadside.
David Oldfield: Peterborough United appoint assistant manager after trial
David Oldfield is appointed assistant manager at Peterborough after a trial, while Mark Tyler becomes goalkeeping coach.
Lee Angol and Hayden White join Mansfield Town from Peterborough United
Mansfield sign Peterborough duo Lee Angol and Hayden White, the sixth and seventh signings since the end of their season.
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