Festival of Ideas
With hundreds of free events over two weeks exploring the theme of Movement, the Cambridge Festival of Ideas is one of the most exciting and dynamic occasions in the Cambridge cultural calendar. The Festival includes debates, workshops, talks, exhibitions, and performances, celebrating the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Featuring researchers from the University of Cambridge, local public figures, and renowned guests, the Festival is guaranteed to have something for everyone!
Established in 2008, Cambridge Festival of Ideas explores some of the most essential and thought-provoking ideas of our time through hundreds of events most of which are free to attend.
The inspiration for the launch of the Festival of Ideas was the widespread popularity of the annual Cambridge Science Festival, and the valuable communication experience that staff and students gain through engaging with the public.
The Festival of Ideas focuses on fuelling the public’s interest in and involvement with the arts, humanities and social sciences in a unique and inspiring way. It aims to gauge the similarities and differences in the approaches to public engagement required for science, technology, engineering and maths, and for the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Further information can also be found at: www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk