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Read more at: Walk and wander through the city with Open Cambridge 2018

Walk and wander through the city with Open Cambridge 2018

Many of us walk through Cambridge, but how much do we really notice? Open Cambridge 2018 is your chance to conduct your own walking tour and see wonders like the archaeological collection kept in a nuclear bunker, or shoes made from fish skin.

A great place to start is Eddington, Cambridge’s newest neighbourhood...

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Read more at: Visit Open Eddington

Visit Open Eddington

Visit Eddington

Open Cambridge 2018 highlights the new
Storey’s Field Centre at Eddington

  • The Stirling Prize shortlisted building, Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery, will be open for tours by the architects MUMA as part of Open Cambridge 2018.

  • Over 25 different

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Read more at: Curiouser and curiouser: Exhibitions and displays during Open Cambridge 2018

Curiouser and curiouser: Exhibitions and displays during Open Cambridge 2018

A mechanical picture book, live head casts for the practice of phrenology, stories of the supernatural… this year’s Open Cambridge 2018 becomes curiouser and curiouser.

Forming a variety of events held across Cambridge on the 14 and 15 September, these themes and many more besides are explored in exhibitions open...

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Read more at: Open Cambridge prepares to reveal the city’s past, present and future

Open Cambridge prepares to reveal the city’s past, present and future

Would you like to encounter the supernatural at Christ’s College, see behind the doors of Cambridge mosque, find out what’s going on at the city’s newest neighbourhood, Eddington, or explore gender and sexual identities at the Fitzwilliam Museum? If the answer is yes, Open Cambridge offers an abundance of events for the...

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Read more at: Curiouser and Curiouser: Exhibitions and displays during Open Cambridge 2018

Curiouser and Curiouser: Exhibitions and displays during Open Cambridge 2018

A mechanical picture book, live head casts for the practice of phrenology, stories of the supernatural… this year’s Open Cambridge 2018 becomes curiouser and curiouser.

Forming a variety of events held across Cambridge on the 14 and 15 September, these themes and many more besides are explored in exhibitions open...

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Read more at: A cornucopia of delights on show at Open Cambridge this weekend

A cornucopia of delights on show at Open Cambridge this weekend

This Friday and Saturday sees the tenth Open Cambridge festival taking place across the city. Many parts of the University and colleges, as well as over 20 partner organisations in the city, are opening their doors and offering the public a chance to enjoy amazing architecture, exciting exhibitions, and engaging events...

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Read more at: Town and gown working together to make Open Cambridge 2017 the biggest yet

Town and gown working together to make Open Cambridge 2017 the biggest yet

What do an 800-year old charter, a ballistic separator, and a mosaic of WWII aircraft all have in common?

You can see them all, and much more besides, as part of the Open Cambridge festival this September.

An incredibly diverse range of organisations in the city of Cambridge are opening their doors to the...

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Read more at: College Breweries: when drinking ale at University was safer than sipping tap water

College Breweries: when drinking ale at University was safer than sipping tap water

Ever had a three-week-long hangover? Or wanted to drink beer because water could poison you? Well – you can see how Cambridge University staff and students experienced life and booze in the past thanks to a fascinating new exhibition at Sidney Sussex College library.

Like many Colleges, Sidney Sussex had its own...

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Read more at: India Unboxed at Open Cambridge’s 10th Anniversary weekend

India Unboxed at Open Cambridge’s 10th Anniversary weekend

As Cambridge opens its doors for a special weekend on 8 and 9 September, we invite you to join us on a journey of discovery through the hidden histories, spaces, objects, ideas and people that connect Cambridge and India.

This year is the UK-India Year of Culture and to mark this India Unboxed has been created in...

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Read more at: Open Cambridge celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Open Cambridge celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Tickets go on sale next week for the city’s hugely popular heritage weekend, Open Cambridge, which runs from 8-9 September and is celebrating its tenth year with the biggest and most ambitious programme of events ever.

The annual city-wide festival, co-ordinated by the University of Cambridge Public Engagement...

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