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Take our museum quiz by Cambridge author who delved into their mysteries

Take our museum quiz by Cambridge author who delved into their mysteries

Take our museum quiz by Cambridge author who delved into their mysteries

25 May 2020

From the location of a cursed chair to the most vandalised painting in the world, Claire Cock-Starkey has collected the most fascinating museum facts


Brighten up that work Zoom call - with an aardvark

Brighten up that work Zoom call - with an aardvark

Brighten up that work Zoom call - with an aardvark

13 May 2020

After weeks in lockdown everyone is a bit jaded with the morning Zoom call from work – but what if you could invite an aardvark to the meeting?


Our guide to week one of the Cambridge Science Festival 2020

Our guide to week one of the Cambridge Science Festival 2020

Our guide to week one of the Cambridge Science Festival 2020

09 March 2020

This year the festival's theme is Vision, covering new technology, the environment and advances in healthcare - plus a few impressive explosions


Museum Remix reveals the stories too sexy for the Victorians

Museum Remix reveals the stories too sexy for the Victorians

Museum Remix reveals the stories too sexy for the Victorians

23 February 2020

Museum Remix display at the Museum of Classical Archaeology will uncover the hidden LGBTQ+ stories from classical history


Our guide to Twilight at the Museums 2020: All the events in Cambridge and beyond

Our guide to Twilight at the Museums 2020: All the events in Cambridge and beyond

Our guide to Twilight at the Museums 2020: All the events in Cambridge and beyond

19 February 2020

All the events, and a map, to help you to explore the city’s museums after dark and discover what's lurking in the shadows on Wednesday February 19.


Museum Bums get to the bottom of romance in Ancient Greece

Museum Bums get to the bottom of romance in Ancient Greece

Museum Bums get to the bottom of romance in Ancient Greece

07 February 2020

A cheeky night out for Valentine's Day at Cambridge University's Museum of Classical Archaeology


Our guide to the Cambridge Science Festival 2020

Our guide to the Cambridge Science Festival 2020

Our guide to the Cambridge Science Festival 2020

24 January 2020

Discover the highlights promised for this year's festival and when bookings open for the hottest events


Feast and Fast: how pineapple mania hit Cambridge

Feast and Fast: how pineapple mania hit Cambridge

Feast and Fast: how pineapple mania hit Cambridge

21 December 2019

Pineapples, sugar sculptures and peacock pies – the Fitzwilliam Museum’s new exhibition delves into the history of food. ALEX SPENCER reports.


Cambridge researchers unearth witch trials in old court rolls

Cambridge researchers unearth witch trials in old court rolls

Cambridge researchers unearth witch trials in old court rolls

20 December 2019

Tales of magic and murder are revealed in historical records of Cambridgeshire witch trials in a research project by the Cambridge University Library.


Win a copy of the Hidden Tales book and join treasure hunters on a trail across Cambridge

Win a copy of the Hidden Tales book and join treasure hunters on a trail across Cambridge

Win a copy of the Hidden Tales book and join treasure hunters on a trail across Cambridge

27 November 2019

Find all the hidden locks and keys in this exclusive new picture from the Riddle of the White Sphinx to enter our competition


Cambridge Literary Festival interview: author Nicola Upson reveals how the Bloomsbury Set's house inspired her new novel

Cambridge Literary Festival interview: author Nicola Upson reveals how the Bloomsbury Set's house inspired her new novel

Cambridge Literary Festival interview: author Nicola Upson reveals how the Bloomsbury Set's house inspired her new novel

27 November 2019

Cambridge writer Nicola Upson exlores a mystery at the house that was to become the home of the Bloomsbury Set in her new novel, Sorry For the Dead


Uncovered: the Spitting Image puppets that never made it to the screen

Uncovered: the Spitting Image puppets that never made it to the screen

Uncovered: the Spitting Image puppets that never made it to the screen

31 October 2019

Rare images of puppets from the never-seen Spitting Image pilot show have been discovered by an archivist at Cambridge University Library

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What's on at October half term and Halloween

What's on at October half term and Halloween

What's on at October half term and Halloween

17 October 2019

Here are our tips on how to entertain the kids over the holidays when another hour on the Playstation is threatening to melt their brains

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New director of the Fitzwilliam on 'jaw-dropping' museum revamp

New director of the Fitzwilliam on 'jaw-dropping' museum revamp

New director of the Fitzwilliam on 'jaw-dropping' museum revamp

14 October 2019

The Fitzwilliam's new director Luke Syson on his exciting new plans for the museum


Six Cambridge ambassadors welcome visitors in 13 languages

Six Cambridge ambassadors welcome visitors in 13 languages

Six Cambridge ambassadors welcome visitors in 13 languages

28 August 2019

City ambassadors are funded by Cambridge BID and delivered by Visit Cambridge


School's out: what's on for kids this summer in Cambridge

School's out: what's on for kids this summer in Cambridge

School's out: what's on for kids this summer in Cambridge

25 July 2019

Stuck for somewhere to take the kids over the summer holidays? Here’s our round up of the best child-friendly days out around the city.


Launch of Da Vinci Code style treasure hunt - with four exclusive clues

Launch of Da Vinci Code style treasure hunt - with four exclusive clues

Launch of Da Vinci Code style treasure hunt - with four exclusive clues

08 July 2019

More than 300 children came to the launch of city wide treasure hunt to find an artefact hidden somewhere in Cambridge.


Unlocked: The secrets (and lies) inside celebrity houses

Unlocked: The secrets (and lies) inside celebrity houses

Unlocked: The secrets (and lies) inside celebrity houses

19 June 2019

What do visitors learn from the loo of a famous novelist? The National Trust's James Grasby reveals his dilemmas at the Wimpole History Festival


Wanted: adventure seekers who can crack a mystery

Wanted: adventure seekers who can crack a mystery

Wanted: adventure seekers who can crack a mystery

03 June 2019

Win tickets to the secret launch of The Hidden Tales - a children's book that contains clues to a treasure hunt around Cambridge


One of world’s leading naturalists holds exhibition at Museum of Zoology

One of world’s leading naturalists holds exhibition at Museum of Zoology

One of world’s leading naturalists holds exhibition at Museum of Zoology

25 May 2019

Event is a showcase for the work of Jonathan Kingdon who will reveal why zebras are striped


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