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The programme for the inaugural Cambridge Festival has gone live and anyone wishing to attend any of the online events can now book.

Biologist Rosie Trevelyan, who will be speaking at the Cambridge Festival
Biologist Rosie Trevelyan, who will be speaking at the Cambridge Festival

Boasting more than 350 events, which can be viewed online by anyone anywhere in the world, the Cambridge Festival - of which the Cambridge Independent is a media partner - runs from Friday, March 26 to Sunday, April 4.

Speakers and moderators include Sir David Attenborough, Dr Henry Shevlin, Dr John Zerilli, Dr Kerry Mackereth and Dr Eleanor Drage from the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, Gareth Mitchell, BBC Digital Planet, and Dr James Weatherall, vice president of Data Science & Artificial Intelligence, R&D AstraZeneca.

The Cambridge Festival - whose sponsors and partners are AstraZeneca and RAND Europe - brings together the popular Cambridge Science Festival and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas.

Coordinated by the University of Cambridge, the Festival features hundreds of prominent figures and experts in the world of science, current affairs and the arts, and has four key themes: health, environment, society and explore.

Anne-Laura van Harmelen of Cambridge Neuroscience, who will be speaking at the Cambridge Festival
Anne-Laura van Harmelen of Cambridge Neuroscience, who will be speaking at the Cambridge Festival

Keep up to date with the Festival on social media: Instagram: @Camunifestivals, Facebook: @CambridgeFestival, Twitter: @Cambridge_Fest.

To see the programme in full, visit festival.cam.ac.uk - and look out for further coverage and interviews in the Cambridge Independent.

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