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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
26/05/2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
We are delighted to partner with the International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) to offer a new free-to-enter special competition
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Kettle's Yard
10/07/2021
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
Kettle’s Yard is pleased to present Untitled: art on the conditions of our time. This exhibition brings together work by 10 British African diaspora artists with a focus on how their innovative practices ask important questions about some of the most important cultural and political issues of our turbulent times. 
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
10/09/2021
Free
Pick up a special animal card on your way into the Garden this autumn to create your own artwork as you explore with your family.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
16/09/2021
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
£125
Join artist and illustrator Karin Eklund on this five part evening course exploring fun and joyful ways of drawing plants and nature
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
20/09/2021
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
£90
Explore and deepen your relationship between mindfulness, yourself and your love of nature over 3 separate days 20, 27 Sept and 4 Oct
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
22/09/2021
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£140
Drawing inspiration from landscapes in the Botanic Garden, we will adapt a sketch or photograph and transfer your image for a linocut.
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Kettle's Yard
23/09/2021
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Free
Join Untitled artists Barby Asante, Appau Jnr Boakye-Yiadom, Phoebe Boswell and Kimathi Donkor for an online panel discussion around the key conditions of our time that the artists are looking at right now. The discussion will be chaired by exhibition curator Paul Goodwin.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
25/09/2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£65
Try something new with this perfect sized project, or create a lovely Christmas gift
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The Fitzwilliam Museum
28/09/2021
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
Gold of The Great Steppe will display an archaeological sensation. Hundreds of outstanding 2,700 year old gold artefacts recently discovered in the extraordinary ancient burial mounds built by the Saka people in East Kazakhstan will be exhibited for the first time in the UK.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
28/09/2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
Explore the history and ecology of Breckland, and learn about its remarkable flora
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The Fitzwilliam Museum
29/09/2021
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
£5 (free for under 18s and students)
Join Rebecca Roberts, Curator of Gold of the Great Steppe, for an online talk introducing the exhibition, its themes and highlight objects.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
05/10/2021
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£140
Have fun screen printing onto textiles taking inspiration from the plants at the Garden
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The Fitzwilliam Museum
07/10/2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
£13.50, concessions £11.50
An exclusive early morning tour of our exhibition, Gold of the Great Steppe (opening 28 September), with members of the team behind the show.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
09/10/2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
A series of courses giving a comprehensive introduction to horticulture across the gardening year
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
09/10/2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
£75
A series of courses giving a comprehensive introduction to horticulture across the gardening yearA series of courses giving a comprehensive introduction to horticulture across the gardening year
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
12/10/2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£95
Explore, experience and learn how watercolour works with professional painter John Wiltshire
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The Fitzwilliam Museum
13/10/2021
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
£5 (free for under 18s and students)
Soon after the Greek Revolution, the Acropolis was cleared of its Medieval buildings. Byzantine icons too were shunned, even in University Museum collections. This lecture touches on icons in the Fitzwilliam but focuses on the fate of one icon in the Yale University Art Museum, acquired in 1871, but hidden in its storeroom until now.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
14/10/2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£40
Join tutor Jackie Bennett in a journey through gardens and poetry
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The Fitzwilliam Museum
19/10/2021
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Free
Join Fitzwilliam Museum Curator, Helen Ritchie, for a brief introduction (approx. 30 minutes) to Magdalene Odundo in Cambridge. Curated by ceramic artist Magdalene Odundo DBE, this display marks 50 years since Odundo moved from Kenya to Cambridge to study at Cambridge School of Art and brings together a selection of global collections from Cambridge collections with examples of her own unmistakeable work.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
19/10/2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
Join tutor Laura Mayer for a morning examining the man behind the famous nickname
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
21/10/2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
Join Paul Herrington to explore how we can celebrate water in our gardens, however big or small
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The Polar Museum
23/10/2021
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Free
Join us at the Polar Museum for our Family Friendly Opening Day this half-term.
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The Polar Museum
25/10/2021
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Free
Join us at the Polar Museum with renowned storyteller Marion Leeper to explore life under water.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
28/10/2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
Explore the medieval view of illness, and the plants involved in the prevention and treatment of disease
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
06/11/2021
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£70
An introduction to the simple technique of drypoint etching and chine collé
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The Fitzwilliam Museum
10/11/2021
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
£5 (free for under 18s and students)
Join us online for a conversation between ceramic artist Magdalene Odundo DBE and organising Curator, Helen Ritchie, who will discuss Magdalene Odundo in Cambridge.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
10/11/2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
Explore the lives and plant contributions of these overlooked women plant collectors from the 18th – 20th centuries
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
13/11/2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
A series of courses giving a comprehensive introduction to horticulture across the gardening year
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The Fitzwilliam Museum
16/11/2021
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Free
Join Rebecca Roberts, Curator of Gold of the Great Steppe, for a spotlight talk in the 'Gold of the Great Steppe' exhibition, introducing key themes and highlight objects.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
18/11/2021
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£70
Taking inspiration from the Garden, come and join Caroline Henricksen for a fun relaxing and creative day paper collaging flowers
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
23/11/2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
Explore the history and ecology of the boulder-clay woods of Cambridgeshire and its region
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The Fitzwilliam Museum
24/11/2021
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
£5 (free for under 18s and students)
As we take in the splendour and beauty of the gold artefacts from the Great Steppe, we can’t help but wonder about their prehistoric makers and users: Where did they obtain the precious metal? What tools and techniques did they employ to turn it into the elaborate artefacts we admire today? How did they learn their skills? Were these objects used in life, or made for the dead? Scientific analyses provide some answers but also raise new questions.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
25/11/2021
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
£40
Try something new with this perfect sized beginners' project
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
03/12/2021
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
£60
Start your festive season and make your own garden-inspired festive wreath
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
07/12/2021
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£70
Enjoy a day creating Christmas decorations with rush and willow
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The Fitzwilliam Museum
08/12/2021
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
£5 (free for under 18s and students)
Drawing from our rich holdings of paintings, drawings, prints, ceramics and sculpture, ‘Women: makers and muses’ is the first display in an on-going series highlighting work by women throughout the history of art and from across the globe. A series of films made in response to the display in which curators offer further thoughts on featured artworks will be followed by a Q&A with Jane Munro and Rebecca Birrell.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
10/12/2021
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
£60
Start your festive season and make your own garden-inspired festive wreath
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