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2017-11-23 09:00 - Artificial Things - Photography Exhibition
Photography exhibition curated in collaboration with Shutter Hub.
2017-11-23 10:00 - Codebreakers and Groundbreakers
This innovative, interdisciplinary exhibition tells the stories of codebreakers such as Alan Turing and Michael Ventris, and unravels the history of language decipherment and codebreaking through many objects that haven't before been on public display.
2017-11-23 10:00 - Degas, Caricature and Modernity: Daumier, Gavarni, Keene
Edgas Degas (1834-1917) possessed what his friend Walter Sickert (1860-1942) described as 'a rollicking and somewhat bear-like sense of fun'. This exhibition looks at three caricaturists and satirists whose work Degas admired and collected in large numbers: Honoré Daumier (1808-79), Paul Gavarni (1804-66) and Charles Keene (1823-91).
2017-11-23 10:00 - Degas: a passion for perfection
The Fitzwilliam Museum will mark the centenary of Degas's death with an exhibition that will exhibit its holdings of works by the artist – the most extensive and representative in the UK.
2017-11-23 10:00 - Degas’s Drinker: portraits by Marcellin Desboutin
Edgar Degas's famous painting In a Café (L'Absinthe, 1875-6), features a dissolute bearded man whom Degas modeled on his characterful friend and fellow artist Marcellin Desboutin (1832-1902). Both men shared a passion for printmaking and this exhibition explores the Museum's rare collection of Desboutin's sensitively executed prints in drypoint
2017-11-23 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.
2017-11-23 12:00 - Can the Digital Revolution Transform our Productivity?
A talk with Gilles Babinet, Tech entrepreneur and former President of the French Digital National Council.
2017-11-23 18:45 - Amphibian conservation and midwife toads
Steve Allain will talk about the threats to amphibians from chytrid fungus disease, midwife toads in Cambridge and his research on them.
2017-11-23 20:00 - Isimsiz Trio
The Isimsiz Trio were selected for representation by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) in 2013. In 2015 the Trio won 1st Prize and the Audience Prize at the Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition and in 2017 2nd Prize at the International Haydn Chamber Music Competition in Vienna.
2017-11-24 09:00 - Artificial Things - Photography Exhibition
Photography exhibition curated in collaboration with Shutter Hub.
2017-11-24 09:00 - Pax Technica: The Implications of the Internet of Things
One day conference with keynote speech by Philip Howard, author of 'Pax Technica: The Implications of the Internet of Things'

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Invitation to a
COMMUNITY CONSULTATION
Relating to a planning proposal for land at Weirs Drove, Burwell
Tuesday 5th December 2017
Drop in any time between 2pm & 7pm
Mandeville Hall, Burwell, CB25 0AR
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Residents Against Dirty Energy (RADE) Burwell
Plans for proposed gas-powered station have now been withdrawn

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BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Suicide pact accused contacted other men, court hears
Natasha Gordon texted two other men shortly after Matthew Birkenshaw died at Rutland Water, a trial hears.
Cambridge student Thomas Millward's death accidental
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Chancellor announces million Cambridge to Oxford homes plan
The government is supporting plans for huge housing growth in the Cambridge to Oxford corridor.
Treasure finds in England top 1,000 for first time
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Man urged to kill self by 'suicide advocate', court hears
Matthew Birkinshaw was encouraged to end his own life by Natasha Gordon, a court hears.
Corrie Mckeague: Search for missing airman extended
Corrie Mckeague has not been seen since a night out with friends in September 2016.
Footballer Ricky Miller denies assaulting police officer
Peterborough striker Ricky Miller also denies threatening behaviour and failing to provide a blood specimen.
Two charged over attacks on East Midlands ATMs
The 31-year-old and 36-year-old will appear in court in connection with a string of incidents.
Thomas Cook shares hit as UK earnings fall
Rising hotel prices, the weaker pound and competition in the Spanish market affect the holiday firm.
Children in Need: Fundraisers in the east support Pudsey
People across the East of England have been supporting BBC Children in Need
Greater Anglia's new trains revealed in virtual reality
Greater Anglia is giving passengers a tour of its new carriages with a virtual reality headset.

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