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My time as an Apprentice

In November 2014 the University of Cambridge Museums recruited Alex Tomkins on to our Apprenticeships scheme, which offers both practical and administrative experience in a cultural setting through a year-long apprenticeship. Alex … Continue reading

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Mill Road Winter Fair 2015

On Saturday 5 December, the University of Cambridge Museums and CHaOS (Cambridge Hands-On Science) will be treating families to a variety of free hands-on activities at the Mill Road Winter … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Variations on a Weekend Theme

At the old bakery, 78 Akeman Street, Arbury, Cambridge 27-29 November 2015 FREE Emma Smith, the first Kettle’s Yard Open House artist in residence, has been collaborating with local … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Maximilian the Magnificent: Young Children & Animals in the Armoury

The preschool programme at the Fitzwilliam Museum extends beyond the offer of our public sessions: community groups such as Children’s Centres, playgroups and nurseries are also very welcome to come … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Niki Hughes: Opening Doors Project Coordinator

My name is Niki Hughes and I recently started at the University of Cambridge Museums as the Opening Doors Project Coordinator. Prior to this position, I worked at Imperial War … Continue reading

November 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Story-catchers at North Cambridge Children’s Centre

‘We are really pleased to be working closely with Kettle’s Yard as this enables us bring art and stories alive for children under 8 in our local area. Children attending … Continue reading

November 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Creative Apprentice: Josie Walsh

In October the University of Cambridge Museums recruited a new Creative Apprentice. Through the scheme the successful candidate Josie Walsh, will gain both practical and administrative experience in a cultural … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Fitzwilliam celebrates 200 years in 2016

In 2016 one of Britain’s greatest treasure houses celebrates its 200th birthday. The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge is holding a full year of festivities. Major exhibitions will explore two of … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

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For the first time in over 10 years, the amazing Titan Arum at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden is now in flower! The garden will be open tomorrow until 10pm, or you can check out its progress on the webcam  #plants #tiny titans#botanic #garden #cambridge @cubotanicgarden Ice Limit: drawings and prints by Emma Stibbon at the Polar Museum until 5 September  #ice #antarctica #arctic #art #drawing #print #polar #museum #cambridge Last glimpse of Alfred Wallis seascapes at @kettlesyard for a while - the  site is to be developed to vastly improve visitor experience. Traditional dancers from the Torres Strait performing in the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology #MAACambridge  #dance #torresstrait #museum #takeoverday Filming at #takeoverday

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