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2017-07-28 09:00 - Edgelands Exhibition
Exhibition of paintings by a group of six contemporary painters from the UK
2017-07-28 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.
2017-07-28 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.
2017-07-28 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.
2017-07-28 10:00 - From Kabul to Kolkata: Highlights of Indian painting in the Fitzwilliam Museum
The Fitzwilliam's second exhibition to mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, showcases a selection of Indian miniature paintings and drawings, ranging in date from the 16th to 19th century.
2017-07-28 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.
2017-07-28 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.
2017-07-28 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.
2017-07-28 12:00 - The Best of All Possible Worlds: Quentin Blake and The Folio Society
Sir Quentin Blake is the UK's best loved illustrator. See his original illustrations for four classics – The Golden Ass, Candide, Fifty Fables of La Fontaine and Riddley Walker.
2017-07-29 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.
2017-07-29 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.

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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
Prince William pilots last East Anglian Air Ambulance shift
The prince is stepping down from his helicopter pilot role to take up more royal duties and charity work.
Player Ade Azeez faces trial over cyclist 'hit and run'
The former Partick Thistle footballer is alleged to have hit a cyclist with his car and driven off.
Legal action over £36m Cambridgeshire guided busway costs
Repairs to defects in the concrete sections of the track are projected to cost more than £36m.
Peterborough washing powder thief's clean getaway fail
The man was chased by police who caught him with eleven bags and tubs of clothes-washing products.
Prince William leaves East Anglian Air Ambulance
Prince William leaves his job as a pilot for the East Anglian Air Ambulance after two years.
Joe Perry gets three-month suspended ban over betting rule breaches
Joe Perry is given a three-month ban - suspended until May 2018 - for betting on matches.
Shaquile Coulthirst: Barnet sign striker after Peterborough United release
League Two side Barnet sign striker Shaquile Coulthirst following his release by Peterborough United.
Steven Taylor: Peterborough United sign former Newcastle and Ipswich centre-back
League One Peterborough United sign former Newcastle and Ipswich centre-back Steven Taylor on a two-year deal.
Hong Kong Masters 2017: Neil Robertson beats O'Sullivan in final
Neil Robertson beats Ronnie O'Sullivan 6-3 in the final of the Hong Kong Masters to seal a first title in 13 months.
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