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The Fitzwilliam Museum
05/10/2021
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
Magdalene Odundo DBE is one of the greatest ceramic artists working today. Her distinctive, burnished vessels are informed by a range of art and craft traditions from around the world. This display marks 50 years since Odundo moved from Kenya to Cambridge to take an Art Foundation Course at Cambridge School of Art.
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Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
14/02/2022
Free
Introducing the newly discovered fossil of Arthropleura, the largest arthropod to have ever lived.
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Museum of Zoology
Museum of Zoology David Attenborough Building Downing St Cambridge CB2 3EJ
15/03/2022
Free
Exhibition - 'Butterflies Through Time' from 15 March to 18 Sept 2022
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The Fitzwilliam Museum
Exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and the Heong Gallery, Downing College
15/03/2022
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.
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The Polar Museum
18/03/2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Free
Visit this special display as part of your free entry to the Polar Museum.
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The Fitzwilliam Museum
03/05/2022
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
In this beautifully considered exhibition, explore the inventive ways artists in the 18th and 19th centuries recorded fleeting moments in nature, capturing the effects of light, drama, and atmosphere first-hand in the open air.
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Museum of Zoology
21/05/2022
Free
Join our volunteer guides as they share their personal selection of fascinating stories around gender & sex in the animal world
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
01/06/2022
Free to enter the competition, normal admission applies for admittance into the Garden
We are delighted to partner again with the International Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) to offer this free-to-enter competition
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
01/07/2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£70
Develop your watercolour technique and develop as a watercolour painter with John Wiltshire
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
02/07/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free with general Garden admission
Learning all about the mysterious world of moths at this workshop. Find out which moths have been captured by the Botanic Garden moth trap and make some moth art.
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Kettle's Yard
02/07/2022
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
Kettle’s Yard is pleased to present Howardena Pindell: A New Language, the artist’s first solo institutional exhibition in the UK. The exhibition comes to Kettle’s Yard from Fruitmarket, Edinburgh before travelling to Spike Island, Bristol. The exhibition brings together work from Pindell’s six decade long career including paintings, works on paper and video. The exhibition tracks the development of Pindell’s artistic language, and examines her work as exemplary in articulating empowerment. A New Language is organised by the Fruitmarket, Edinburgh in collaboration with Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge and Spike Island, Bristol  
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Kettle's Yard
04/07/2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free
Join us to celebrate the opening of our next exhibition Howardena Pindell: A New Language at Kettle's Yard.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
05/07/2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£70
Learn to illustrate these beautiful insects with artist and tutor Ian Loe, using pencil, pen, watercolour and coloured pencil
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
06/07/2022
6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
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Join us for an evening of live music as we open our gates late to host a month of open-air concerts from Cambridge Summer Music
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
07/07/2022
6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
Book tickets online (see above)
Join us for an evening of live music as we open our gates late to host a month of open-air concerts from Cambridge Summer Music
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Museum of Zoology
Museum of Zoology Downing St Cambridge CB2 3EJ
08/07/2022
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Free
Calling all 2-5 year olds! Join us at the Museum for stories & play!
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Museum of Zoology
University Museum of Zoology David Attenborough Building Downing St Cambridge CB2 3EJ
08/07/2022
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free
From Darwin to Dodos: Join us for a guided tour of the Museum of Zoology
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
10/07/2022
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Free if watching from home, or watch in the Garden with normal admission
Capturing lost wheat genetic diversity   Webinar Booking: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_psr1SRmgRhOkEQIK5vU9zw
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
12/07/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£35
Using the Botanic Garden’s collection explore how variation provides the raw material on which natural selection operates to drive evolution
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
13/07/2022
6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
Book tickets online (see above)
Join us for an evening of live music as we open our gates late to host a month of open-air concerts from Cambridge Summer Music
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
14/07/2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£135
Demystify the 'difficult’ groups and learn to understand some of their intriguing beauty
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Kettle's Yard
24/07/2022
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free
Join us in St Peter’s Churchyard, just next door to Kettle’s Yard, for free, practical art making workshops.
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The Polar Museum
25/07/2022
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Free
Join us for our new wellbeing and making workshops for adults at the Polar Museum! Meet and Make at the Museum sessions are all about giving you a supportive and social space to be creative.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
26/07/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£35
Join Head of Horticulture Sally Pettit on this half day course discovering which plants will add scent to your garden
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
27/07/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£45
Become a gin explorer in this hands-on and immersive virtual workshop
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
27/07/2022
6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
Book tickets online (see above)
Join us for an evening of live music as we open our gates late to host a month of open-air concerts from Cambridge Summer Music
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The Polar Museum
28/07/2022
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Free
Join artist Shelly Perkins and the Polar Museum’s Curator Charlotte Connelly to hear about the long tradition of expedition artists in Antarctica, and Shelly’s own experiences of travelling to Antarctica.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
29/07/2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£135
An introduction to the innovative and versatile method of fine art printmaking using sunlight and water
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
06/08/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free with general Garden admission
Use scented plants from the Botanic Garden to make your own petal potion to use at bath time.
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The Polar Museum
30/08/2022
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Free
Join us for our new wellbeing and making workshops for adults at the Polar Museum! Meet and Make at the Museum sessions are all about giving you a supportive and social space to be creative.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
03/09/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free with general Garden admission
Drop-in to this workshop and have a go at taking photographs of plants using sunlight. You can also find out the story of Anna Atkins, a brilliant botanist who took thousands of photographs of seaweeds and ferns in a similar way.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
07/09/2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£135
A two-day course for those wishing to explore the beauty of black and white illustration and learn about tonal values
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
13/09/2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£70
Discover the best ways to select and care for new trees and shrubs in your garden
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
15/09/2022
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 
17/09/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£95
Take your hand sewing skills further with this traditional Dresden plate ‘chrysanthemum’ block
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
19/09/2022
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
£90
Explore and deepen your relationship between mindfulness, yourself and your love of nature over 3 separate days 19, 26 Sept and 3 Oct
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
21/09/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
Join Gwenda Kyd to explore why and how plants have inspired some the of world's finest art
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
23/09/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
Explore how the Renaissance Garden spread from the landscape and art of southern Europe, to Britain a century after its birth
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
24/09/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£35
Explore the varied herbaceous plantings in the Botanic Garden and see different approaches and styles that will hopefully inform and inspire
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The Polar Museum
26/09/2022
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Free
Join us for our new wellbeing and making workshops for adults at the Polar Museum! Meet and Make at the Museum sessions are all about giving you a supportive and social space to be creative.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
27/09/2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£135
A two-day course studying the basics of leaf variety as well as fruit, seed and nut form
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
11/10/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£35
Explore the fungal kingdom, look at our relationship with fungi through the ages and discuss its importance creativity and the arts
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
18/10/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£35
The natural world is a great spur to creativity and this evening workshop could be the key to getting you started
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
21/10/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
Explore Renaissance flower art from backdrop to limelight, Botticelli to da Vinci with Garden Historian Twigs Way
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
28/10/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
Join tutor Owen Mountford to explore how grazing pastures have developed into a remarkable haven for wildlife
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
02/11/2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£140
Learn how to make your own round stake and strand basket using willow in a range of rich colours on this two-day workshop
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
08/11/2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£180
Study these beautiful forms and learn how to illustrate them in pencil and watercolour
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
15/11/2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£135
Winter provides a wonderful opportunity to focus attention on our conifers
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
18/11/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£95
Awaken and sharpen your observational perception, and gain confidence with your drawing skills in this two part course
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
22/11/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£35
Join Head of Horticulture Sally Pettit on this half day course discovering which plants will bring valuable colour to your garden in winter
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
23/11/2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£70
Expert advice on how to care for your roses by Ian Limmer of Peter Beales Roses Ltd
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
26/11/2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£45
Try something new with this perfect sized beginners' project
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
29/11/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£55
Learn how to create a beautiful illustration of green crab apples on this unusual surface
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
02/12/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£60
Start your festive season and make your own garden-inspired Christmas wreath
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
06/12/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£45
Join this hands-on Christmas spices workshop, to explore this aromatic and evocative world
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
09/12/2022
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£60
Start your festive season and make your own garden-inspired Christmas wreath
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