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2024-07-23 09:00 - Murder by the Book: A Celebration of 20th Century British Crime Fiction
Cambridge University Library's exhibition celebrates the richness of twentieth century British crime fiction through a creative lens, from its origins to contemporary best sellers.
2024-07-23 10:00 - Photography Competition – Weird and Wonderful in Cambridge University Botanic Garden
The Botanic Garden is delighted to partner again with the International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) to offer this free-to-enter competition.
2024-07-23 10:00 - Hidden Histories
Explore the hidden histories of the Polar Museum in this new label display. From the female figures in polar history to the origins of Inuit art; follow the stories around the museum exhibits and discover something new.
2024-07-23 10:00 - National Treasures: Botticelli in Cambridge
Sandro Botticelli's masterpiece 'Venus and Mars' is the highlight of our exciting new display exploring ideas of sex and power, gender and the body through classical mythology and Italian art of the 1400s and 1500s.
2024-07-23 10:00 - 70 Years of New Hall & Murray Edwards College
70 years ago, New Hall opened as the third foundation for women at the University of Cambridge on a shoestring with just 16 students. This exhibition traces the history of a women's college,
2024-07-23 10:00 - Exhibition: The Goddess, the Deity & the Cyborg
Drawing from the works in The Women's Art Collection as well as loans from public and private collections, the exhibition explores the enduring appeal of the goddess and traces how artists have adapted and even transformed the goddess into an ambiguous figure undefined by gender or even bodily form.
2024-07-23 10:00 - Order of the Golden Lily Family Trail
You are invited to a Summer of Botany at Cambridge University Botanic Garden with family trails and activities throughout the summer.
2024-07-23 11:00 - Megan Rooney: Echoes & Hours
This is the first major solo exhibition in the UK of work by Megan Rooney (b. 1985, South Africa). Her paintings have an irresistible life and energy, renewing the potential of abstraction to embody the richness of the visual world.
2024-07-23 13:00 - Herbarium Sheets: Collecting Nature’s Treasures
You are invited to a Summer of Botany at Cambridge University Botanic Garden with family trails and activities throughout the summer.
2024-07-23 14:00 - George Mallory: Magdalene to the Mountain
An exhibition reflecting on the life and career of George Mallory.
2024-07-23 19:00 - Two and a Half Centuries of Astronomy and Astrophysics in Cambridge by Gerry Gilmore and Gudrun Tausch-Pebody
The University Observatory in Cambridge opened in 1823, after 50 years of effort. Key figures in establishing the Observatory, the first non-College Cambridge department, included young mathematical astronomers – George Peacock, John Herschel, and Charles Babbage. Over the next century, the focus was optical positional astronomy, generating star catalogues.
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