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Looking for a different take on Cambridge nightlife?

Cam Lates brings you a range of alternative after-hours events from across the University of Cambridge Museums and Botanic Garden; what's not to like?  

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Cam Lates presents:

Plague Late
Wednesday 24 October, 7-10pm
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 

Get up close and personal with the past and present of the Plague. Meet researchers working in bioarchaeology, and contemporary evolution and disease, make your own 14th century herbal ‘corpse’ medicine, and master your own ‘plague-look’ for the evening with SFX artists. The fun will be contagious. 
£10, ticket includes one free drink, with a cash bar serving until 9.30pm. 
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Late at the Fitzwilliam: Feminist Takeover
Wednesday 7 November, 5-9pm
Fitzwilliam Museum

Feminism is taking over the Fitzwilliam. Come along to celebrate stories of women which are too often missing from museum displays. Find out about hidden highlights in the collections with talks and performances or join in with art activities and creative museum activism. 
FREE, just drop in. With music in the courtyard, the café serving food and drink and late night shopping. Supported by The Charlotte Bonham-Carter Charitable Trust.

Jazz at the Museum of Zoology
Wednesday 21 November, 7-10pm
Zoology Museum

The Jazz Festival is back at the Museum of Zoology. Enjoy boundary pushing jazz in the atmospheric Whale Café, chat to researchers from the Cambridge Conservation Initiative or simply explore the newly refurbished galleries after-hours.
£11, with a cash bar serving until 9.30pm.
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Late at Kettle's Yard
Friday 30 November, 6-9pm,
Kettle’s Yard,

Enjoy an evening of live jazz, curator talks exploring art and music, photography workshops and art activities inspired by the exhibition Richard Pousette-Dart: Beginnings, A Young Abstract Expressionist in New York.
£5, Cafe/bar open, in collaboration with Circuit.
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Fossils and Fizz After-hours
Wednesday 5 December, 7-9.30pm
Sedgwick Museum

Wander the Sedgwick Museum after-dark this December. With a backdrop of music performed live by 'The Accidentalists', you can browse the specially-lit collections or chat to researchers at the pop-up science station – all with bubbly in hand. 
£8, ticket price includes a complimentary glass of prosecco upon arrival. With a cash bar provided by Cambridge Wine Merchants serving until 9pm.
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For the latest news about Cam Lates events, sign-up to our e-newsletter, like our facebook page or follow us on Twitter to be the first in the know.

Cam Lates is delivered by the University of Cambridge Museums as part of its Arts Council funded Major Partner Museum programme.


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