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William Blake’s Universe
Art & Exhibitions

William Blake’s Universe

Discover a constellation of European artists seeking spirituality in their lives and art in response to war, revolution and political turbulence.

  • 23/02/2024 - 19/05/2024
International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition 2024
Art & Exhibitions

International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition 2024

Enjoy exploring a selection of winning garden photos at Cambridge University Botanic Garden.

  • 20/03/2024 - 07/05/2024
Cambridge Standing Tall
Art & Exhibitions
Free

Cambridge Standing Tall

A sculpture trail of towering proportions will be taking over Cambridge this spring as over 90 gentle giants from the African plains gallop onto the city’s streets!

  • 21/03/2024 - 02/06/2024
Exhibition: The Stories Behind the Stitches
Art & Exhibitions

Exhibition: The Stories Behind the Stitches

The Museum of Cambridge opens a temporary exhibition, “The Stories Behind the Stitches”, exploring wellness, disability and self-expression through Cambridge textiles. “The Stories Behind the Stitches” is a temporary exhibition of needlework, quilts, and other textile objects which explore how the needle and thread has been paramount in Cambridge and Cambridgeshire community’s self-expression during times of War, throughout education, and times of celebration. The exhibit is now open and will be on display until Autumn 2024.

  • 27/03/2024 - 23/09/2024
Art Exhibition – Wightman Gallery Opening at Compass Courtyard
Art & Exhibitions
Free

Art Exhibition – Wightman Gallery Opening at Compass Courtyard

An Inaugural Exhibition celebrates work from 15 artists produced in response to nature and the lines within it. The show will be displaying ceramics from Scotland, oil paintings, and sculptures by some top makers and artists.

  • 30/03/2024 - 30/04/2024
Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ Tour
Art & Exhibitions
Free

Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ Tour

Book your ticket to explore the spectrum of identities in the Ancient World...

  • 27/04/2024 - 27/04/2024
Oil painting 8 week class for beginners and improvers
Art & Exhibitions
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Oil painting 8 week class for beginners and improvers

Have you always wanted to experiment with painting in oil, but you are not really sure where to start? 

  • 29/04/2024 - 01/07/2024
Museum of Cambridge and Old Quarter Tour
Art & Exhibitions
Family Friendly
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Museum of Cambridge and Old Quarter Tour

Join the Museum of Cambridge and Old Quarter Tour and learn about the history of Cambridge, beyond the University. Uncover Cambridge and the Castle Mound site before the University came to the town, how people may dropped by for a pint at the 'White Horse Inn' before it became the Museum of Cambridge in 1936!

  • 29/04/2024 - 29/04/2024
Block Printing with Kate Owens
Art & Exhibitions
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Block Printing with Kate Owens

Explore pattern in this one-day textile printing workshop with artist, Kate Owens. This workshop is perfect for both complete beginners and anyone who’d like to develop their print practice.

  • 04/05/2024 - 04/05/2024
Handmade Art Market : Haddenham Arts Centre
Art & Exhibitions
Family Friendly
Food & Drink
Free
Markets, Fetes & Fairs

Handmade Art Market : Haddenham Arts Centre

Meet the Makers at our popular Handmade Art Market this Spring at the Arts Centre and Gardens. Beautiful handmade works and gifts, Demos, Live Music, Hedgehog Rescue and More! FREE entry

  • 18/05/2024 - 18/05/2024
Museum of Cambridge and Old Quarter Tour
Art & Exhibitions
Family Friendly
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Museum of Cambridge and Old Quarter Tour

Join the Museum of Cambridge and Old Quarter Tour and learn about the history of Cambridge, beyond the University. Uncover Cambridge and the Castle Mound site before the University came to the town, how people may dropped by for a pint at the 'White Horse Inn' before it became the Museum of Cambridge in 1936!

  • 20/05/2024 - 20/05/2024
Summer School  2024
Art & Exhibitions
Festivals
Markets, Fetes & Fairs
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Summer School 2024

Discover and explore your creative talents! Spend some quality time learning a new skill or expanding the skills you already have at our Summer School for adult learners. You'll find some inspiring choices with something for everyone to kick off the summer, with workshops including: Guitar, Indian Cookery, Italian for holidays, Weaving, Drawing, Textiles, Upholstery, Dog Training, Skills Boot Camp and much more.

  • 22/07/2024 - 26/07/2024
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The first game of football, as we know it, was played in Cambridge in 1848.