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150-year-old platypus and echidna specimens discovered which prove some mammals lay eggs

150-year-old platypus and echidna specimens discovered which prove some mammals lay eggs

150-year-old platypus and echidna specimens discovered which prove some mammals lay eggs

12 May 2022

The specimens, collected by scientist William Caldwell, have been discovered at Cambridge’s University Museum of Zoology.


Only remaining Victor aircraft of its kind to go on display at IWM Duxford

Only remaining Victor aircraft of its kind to go on display at IWM Duxford

Only remaining Victor aircraft of its kind to go on display at IWM Duxford

19 April 2022

The Handley Page Victor XH648, an historic jet-powered strategic bomber, has undergone a five-year restoration.

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Cambridge Festival: What’s on for children and families this Easter

Cambridge Festival: What’s on for children and families this Easter

Cambridge Festival: What’s on for children and families this Easter

31 March 2022

The Cambridge Festival is launching this week and there are dozens of events over the holidays.


In pictures: David Hockney exhibition opens in Cambridge

In pictures: David Hockney exhibition opens in Cambridge

In pictures: David Hockney exhibition opens in Cambridge

20 March 2022

Many of his works are being seen in the UK for the first time, including a self-portrait painted in 2021.


Fun for all the family at the Cambridge Festival

Fun for all the family at the Cambridge Festival

Fun for all the family at the Cambridge Festival

05 March 2022

The full programme launched last Monday (February 28) and bookings are now open.


Cambridge Festival launches programme for 2022

Cambridge Festival launches programme for 2022

Cambridge Festival launches programme for 2022

16 February 2022

Choose from more than 350 free events for all the family at the city's biggest festival.


Cambridge Museum of Technology relights the fire

Cambridge Museum of Technology relights the fire

Cambridge Museum of Technology relights the fire

11 February 2022

The fire has been lit for the first time in eight years in a historic refurbished boiler at the site.


Where to enjoy the snowdrops in and around Cambridgeshire

Where to enjoy the snowdrops in and around Cambridgeshire

Where to enjoy the snowdrops in and around Cambridgeshire

11 February 2022

It’s peak snowdrop season this month and there are several places in Cambridgeshire to enjoy a sumptuous display of the flowers.


Our pick of the events at Cambridge’s Twilight at the Museums

Our pick of the events at Cambridge’s Twilight at the Museums

Our pick of the events at Cambridge’s Twilight at the Museums

11 February 2022

This half-term the University of Cambridge’s museums have put together a host of activities children can try out at home.


Chinese artist Ai Weiwei to launch exhibition at Kettle's Yard

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei to launch exhibition at Kettle's Yard

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei to launch exhibition at Kettle's Yard

04 February 2022

Ai Weiwei, who lives part of the year in Cambridge, will reflect upon the liberty in the West – in contrast to China and other authoritarian regimes


Legend of the Samurai revealed in Cambridge exhibition

Legend of the Samurai revealed in Cambridge exhibition

Legend of the Samurai revealed in Cambridge exhibition

28 January 2022

Cambridge University Library reveals the secrets of the Samurai through its collection of thousands of Japanese objects


Why you’ll hear the voice of Cambridgeshire’s Ben McAuley everywhere

Why you’ll hear the voice of Cambridgeshire’s Ben McAuley everywhere

Why you’ll hear the voice of Cambridgeshire’s Ben McAuley everywhere

17 January 2022

Meet the man you’ve probably heard, even if you‘ve not heard of him.


Whipple Museum Cambridge now home to a prototype navigation computer from 1935

Whipple Museum Cambridge now home to a prototype navigation computer from 1935

Whipple Museum Cambridge now home to a prototype navigation computer from 1935

13 January 2022

The computer was Henry Hughes & Son’s attempt to win the race between companies to perfect the instrument.


Tune in to new radio exhibition at the Cambridge Museum of Technology

Tune in to new radio exhibition at the Cambridge Museum of Technology

Tune in to new radio exhibition at the Cambridge Museum of Technology

06 January 2022

The museum is to stage a temporary exhibition to commemorate the centenary of Pye radios and the BBC starting later this year.


Museum of Cambridge exhibition highlights how Christmas celebrations have changed over time

Museum of Cambridge exhibition highlights how Christmas celebrations have changed over time

Museum of Cambridge exhibition highlights how Christmas celebrations have changed over time

01 December 2021

Featuring objects hidden away in the museum’s stores, Celebrating Together runs until Monday, January 10.


Prehistoric monster from the deep discovered on Cambridgeshire farmland - and it could be a new species

Prehistoric monster from the deep discovered on Cambridgeshire farmland - and it could be a new species

Prehistoric monster from the deep discovered on Cambridgeshire farmland - and it could be a new species

28 November 2021

Paleontologist Jamie Jordan was alerted by a metal detectorist.

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Anonymous donor brings 18th-century portrait home to Wimpole

Anonymous donor brings 18th-century portrait home to Wimpole

Anonymous donor brings 18th-century portrait home to Wimpole

12 November 2021

A secret investor has allowed the National Trust to buy an important 18th-century portrait just days before it was due to be sold at auction.


Boat Race trophies go on display at Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge

Boat Race trophies go on display at Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge

Boat Race trophies go on display at Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge

10 November 2021

The five items will be on display until next March


20 quirky places to visit in South Cambridgeshire

20 quirky places to visit in South Cambridgeshire

20 quirky places to visit in South Cambridgeshire

08 October 2021

Stuck for a day out and hoping to discover something new? A new tourist website is encouraging locals to try out some hidden gems.


9/11 artefacts on display at IWM Duxford in Cambridgeshire

9/11 artefacts on display at IWM Duxford in Cambridgeshire

9/11 artefacts on display at IWM Duxford in Cambridgeshire

11 September 2021

They include a large piece of twisted and rusted steelwork from the collapsed World Trade Center.


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