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Hockney’s Eye
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Free

Hockney’s Eye

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

  • 15/03/2022 - 29/08/2022
True to Nature: Open-air Painting in Europe 1780-1870
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True to Nature: Open-air Painting in Europe 1780-1870

Drawing on new scholarship, this exhibition of some 100 oil sketches made across Europe explores the variety of inventive ways in which artists recorded fleeting moments in nature, experienced at first-hand.

  • 03/05/2022 - 29/08/2022
Art exhibition: ‘Kill or Cure’
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Free

Art exhibition: ‘Kill or Cure’

Lethal or life-giving? Wolfson's exciting contemporary art exhibition explores the potential of animals, plants, and substances from the natural world to ‘Kill’ and/or ‘Cure’.

  • 15/05/2022 - 09/10/2022
Stapleford Village Show
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Family Friendly
Festivals
Food & Drink
Free
Markets, Fetes & Fairs

Stapleford Village Show

Stapleford Village Show - part of the Stapleford Village Weekend, celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. The theme this year is "Learning how to look after our plant" A traditional village show. Lots of classes to enter including home grown vegetables, flowers, flower arranging, handicraft, photography etc. Craft stalls, village cafe, BBQ, tug of war, circus skills workshop, beat the goalie and many other activities. Events start at 1pm with a dog show. Come and spend a relaxing afternoon with us celebrating.

  • 04/06/2022 - 04/06/2022
Liz McGowan Art Exhibition at Stapleford Granary
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Liz McGowan Art Exhibition at Stapleford Granary

LIZ MCGOWAN ART EXHIBITION the spirit wraps around me: nature as a second skin Exhibition Runs - 12 June - 22 July Launch Sunday 12 June, 11am - Artist talk 12pm Free entry MORE INFO - https://www.staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/events/liz-mcgowan-launch

  • 12/06/2022 - 22/07/2022
The Written Word: Timeless Arabic & Hebrew Calligraphy
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The Written Word: Timeless Arabic & Hebrew Calligraphy

Award winning international artists come together in a new exhibition to showcase the beauty of calligraphy

  • 12/06/2022 - 18/12/2022
Father’s Day Annual Steam Up Event
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Family Friendly

Father’s Day Annual Steam Up Event

Join us this Father's Day at The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey for out popular annual Steam Up Event!

  • 19/06/2022 - 19/06/2022
Cambridgeshire County Day
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Family Friendly
Free
Markets, Fetes & Fairs
Music

Cambridgeshire County Day

Celebrating Cambridgeshire and Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

  • 23/06/2022 - 23/06/2022
Cambridge Open Studios
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Family Friendly

Cambridge Open Studios

Over 300 artists showcase their work in various locations throughout Cambridgeshire. See the Discover page for more information.

Festival of Arts, Science & Ideas 2022
Art & Exhibitions
Family Friendly
Festivals
Food & Drink
Free
Music
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Festival of Arts, Science & Ideas 2022

Free Entry to two inspiring days in Newnham's glorious gardens: talks, music, workshops, performance, food and fun for all ages

  • 02/07/2022 - 03/07/2022
Painting Landscapes Outdoors with Candice Leyland
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Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Painting Landscapes Outdoors with Candice Leyland

Spend time Painting Landscapes Outdoors with Watercolour Artist Candice Leyland.

  • 10/07/2022 - 10/07/2022
Family Village Day & MISHRA at Stapleford Granary
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Family Friendly
Food & Drink
Free
Markets, Fetes & Fairs
Music
Theatre

Family Village Day & MISHRA at Stapleford Granary

FAMILY VILLAGE DAY & MISHRA at STAPLEFORD GRANARY  Sunday 17 July | 11:00am - 4:00pm FREE FAMILY EVENT Live music, headline folk band MISHRA, pop-up food, artist stalls, hands-on craft activities for families 

  • 17/07/2022
‘Village Wooing’
Art & Exhibitions
Comedy & Entertainment
Family Friendly
Theatre

‘Village Wooing’

George Bernard Shaw's 'Village Wooing', a comedietta for two voices, is presented by SHAW2020 in this award winning production.

  • 22/07/2022 - 24/07/2022
Our Place in Space | Guided Tours of the Solar System
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Family Friendly
Free
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Our Place in Space | Guided Tours of the Solar System

Join us for a guided tour of the solar system on the spectacular Midsummer Common. Our tours are tailored to different interests and abilities, with something for everyone!

  • 30/07/2022 - 18/08/2022
Ask a NASA Astronaut: Kayla Barron with Maggie Aderin-Pocock | Our Place in Space
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Festivals
Free
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Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Ask a NASA Astronaut: Kayla Barron with Maggie Aderin-Pocock | Our Place in Space

As part of Our Place in Space's Cambridge launch weekend line-up of events on Midsummer Common, come along to the Stage Tent to get the opportunity to ask questions to a real-life astronaut — Kayla Barron.

  • 30/07/2022
Evening You Song | Our Place in Space
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Comedy & Entertainment
Family Friendly
Festivals
Free
Markets, Fetes & Fairs
Music

Evening You Song | Our Place in Space

Join us for a spectacular performance of live choral music based on traditional Even Song.

  • 31/07/2022
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Not many pubs can claim to have served a man a pint just after he’d discovered the secret of life itself, but The Eagle can! It was in this city centre pub that scientists Francis Crick and James Watson announced their discovery of DNA in the 1953.