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Excellence of Youth Art Show
Art & Exhibitions
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Excellence of Youth Art Show

A celebration of exciting, young UK artists. The exhibition features 22 artists aged 18 to 32, working across a wide range of media. Private View: Friday 14th October. Opening at 6pm Refreshments served. VIP Entry £25 Open to the Public: Saturday 15th 10 am to 6pm and Sunday 16th October 10am to 4pm. Entry £5 Excellence of Youth, Quy Mill Hotel. Proceeds in support of the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity and Children with Cancer UK https://www.excellence-of-youth.org/ -

  • 14/10/2022 - 16/10/2022
Cambridge and Empire Launch Event
Art & Exhibitions
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Food & Drink
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Cambridge and Empire Launch Event

Join us for our official launch of the Cambridge and Empire tour, featuring walking tours of Cambridge and a panel discussion about the city's historic connections to the British Empire.

  • 15/10/2022 - 15/10/2022
Cambridge & Empire – Special Tour
Art & Exhibitions
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Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Cambridge & Empire – Special Tour

This tour explores the historic connections between the University of Cambridge and the British Empire. This tour outlines local entanglements with the transatlantic slave trade, and takes a close look at controversies surrounding museum collections and the development of certain academic disciplines at Cambridge.

  • 15/10/2022 - 15/10/2022
Sing! Choirs – Celebrating Singing!
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Music

Sing! Choirs – Celebrating Singing!

Sing! Choirs celebrating over 10 years of singing will put on an amazing concert full of pop, rock and songs from the shows!

  • 16/10/2022 - 16/10/2022
Halloween Punt and Hunt
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Halloween Punt and Hunt

On October’s spookiest dates, sneak your way around Cambridge for all sorts of creepy scares and tales for the whole family. During the half term holiday book your Halloween scavenger hunt and activity booklet together with our top rated chauffeured punt tour for the perfect day out.

  • 22/10/2022 - 30/10/2022
Scarewell at Sacrewell this October Half Term
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Scarewell at Sacrewell this October Half Term

Scarewell at Sacrewell 22nd – 30th October As autumn takes hold of the land around us, with leaves turning orange and darker nights drawing in, we invite you to discover the many Tricks and Treats around the farm, with the help of our spooky friends that are hidden around Scarewell.

  • 22/10/2022 - 30/10/2022
Early Years Studio
Art & Exhibitions
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Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Early Years Studio

Early Years Studio is a fun, creative, immersive experience for children aged 0-4. The sessions are designed with early years development in mind. There are two sessions: 10-10.45am or 11-11.45am.

  • 04/11/2022
Cambridge Jazz Festival
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Festivals
Music
Theatre
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Cambridge Jazz Festival

The 7th Cambridge Jazz Festival takes place from 10 – 27 November 2022, making a much-welcomed return to a live, in-person festival programme that showcases local and global talent alongside a celebration of jazz icons. As ever, there is a hugely eclectic range of musical styles, including early and modern jazz, Latin, soul, funk, blues, and rock. Alongside a series of talks, workshops, jams and live painting.

  • 10/11/2022 - 27/11/2022
Carnival! A sound and light show
Art & Exhibitions
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Festivals
Free
Music

Carnival! A sound and light show

As darkness falls, the lions begin to prowl! The Neo-classical facade of the university’s Senate House will be illuminated with stunning images of creatures large and small as part of our sound and light show, produced by the award-winning creative agency, Novak. The Kanneh-Mason family’s award-winning recording of Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals provides the soundtrack for a spectacular projection created using artwork produced by pupils from Castle, Arbury, St Matthews and Galfrid primary schools during workshops led by community artist Hilary Cox-Condron. Gather to watch the lions, the fish and the swan as they are brought to life through digital animation.

  • 10/11/2022 - 11/11/2022
Studio Sunday
Art & Exhibitions
Comedy & Entertainment
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Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Studio Sunday

Join us in our Clore Learning Studio for free, practical art making workshops.

  • 13/11/2022 - 13/11/2022
RAREfest22: The launch vent ‘Strictly Rare’
Art & Exhibitions
Comedy & Entertainment
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Festivals
Food & Drink
Free
Music
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

RAREfest22: The launch vent ‘Strictly Rare’

The evening launch of RAREfest22: 'Strictly Rare' An evening to challenge perceptions, dispel myths and imagine the possible.

  • 25/11/2022 - 25/11/2022
Bridgemas at Parker’s Tavern
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Food & Drink

Bridgemas at Parker’s Tavern

Join Us For Bridgemas at Parker's Tavern on Friday 25th November 2022

  • 25/11/2022
Huntingdon Christmas Market 2022
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Festivals
Food & Drink
Free
Markets, Fetes & Fairs
Music

Huntingdon Christmas Market 2022

Now that Christmas is just around the corner, we’re excited to invite you to Huntingdon Christmas Market 2022. This year, the event will take place from Friday 25th November – Sunday 27th November 2022, with the popular Christmas Lights Switch on scheduled for Friday 25th November at 6.30pm. Gold medalist, Jake Jarman will officially switch on the lights for everyone to enjoy.

  • 25/11/2022 - 27/11/2022
Christmas at Wimpole
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Christmas at Wimpole

A magical trail, featuring spectacular light installations and enchanting visitors with seasonal Christmas music, will transform the gardens once again at the National Trust’s Wimpole Estate.

  • 25/11/2022 - 01/01/2023
RAREfest22: Science, Technology, Community, Arts
Art & Exhibitions
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Festivals
Free
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

RAREfest22: Science, Technology, Community, Arts

Immerse yourself in a bustling marketplace of 25 scientific, technological, medical and creative hands-on exhibitions. Watch live talks, panel discussions, monologues, film and even Genomics! The Musical!

  • 26/11/2022 - 26/11/2022
Festive Afternoon Tea
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Food & Drink

Festive Afternoon Tea

When all the shopping and wrapping is done, take a well-deserved break with our special festive themed afternoon tea.

  • 01/12/2022 - 31/12/2022
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Did you know?

Forming part of St John’s College, The Bridge of Sighs is one of Cambridge’s most famous landmarks. It shares little with its Venetian namesake, but this Gothic Revival style structure is a beauty in its own right, best admired by punt.