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University of Cambridge Events

The University organises several annual events, which enable visitors to find out more about the current work of the University as well as highlighting its history and collections.

Open Cambridge

The Bridge the Gap walk offers the chance to visit around nine Colleges and see beautiful views while raising funds for charity and takes place each September. Bridge the Gap is part of the University's Open Cambridge weekend which offers drop-in events and pre-booked tours of College buildings, libraries and more: www.cam.ac.uk/opencambridge

Cambridge Science Festival

The Cambridge Science Festival takes place for a fortnight each March and offers over 200 events free of charge for all ages: www.cam.ac.uk/sciencefestival

Festival of Ideas

The Cambridge Festival of Ideas opens up the arts and humanities for visitors of all ages with 200 free events each October: www.cam.ac.uk/festivalofideas

Twilight at the Museums

Every February, as darkness falls, museums and collections across the City open their doors for an exciting evening of FREE family exploration and adventure. www.cam.ac.uk/museums/twilight

Summer at the Museums

Every summer, the University of Cambridge Museums, Botanic Garden and local venues across the County, present a jam-packed programme of drop-in and bookable activities, events and trails; all part of the annual Summer at the Museums line-up. www.cam.ac.uk/museums/summer

The University has a whole variety of events, concerts and lectures open to the public. Please visit the University What's On website for more information: www.admin.cam.ac.uk/whatson

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