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2019-06-17 09:00 - Discovery: 200 years of the Cambridge Philosophical Society
Founded in 1819, the Cambridge Philosophical Society provided an open forum for Cambridge graduates to discuss current scientific ideas and present new research. This exhibition shows us how the activity of the Cambridge Philosophical Society underpins 200 years of discovery.
2019-06-17 10:00 - Women in Art: Hong Kong
Women in Art: Hong Kong brings together the works of seven contemporary female artists covering the past 50 years of artistic development in Hong Kong. The works, which are in a variety of media from ink drawing to installation, all explore contemporary politics and the role of female artists within it.
2019-06-18 09:00 - Discovery: 200 years of the Cambridge Philosophical Society
Founded in 1819, the Cambridge Philosophical Society provided an open forum for Cambridge graduates to discuss current scientific ideas and present new research. This exhibition shows us how the activity of the Cambridge Philosophical Society underpins 200 years of discovery.
2019-06-18 09:15 - Early morning guided tours of Beggarstaffs
A private guided tour of the Beggarstaffs exhibition for individuals and groups, up to 20 people at each session, before the Museum opens.
2019-06-18 10:00 - Beggarstaffs: William Nicholson & James Pryde
'Beggarstaffs' was the pseudonym used by the British artists William Nicholson and James Pryde for their collaborative partnership in the design of posters and other graphic work in the 1890s. This groundbreaking exhibition of collaborative graphics and their later individual works as painters have never before been shown together.
2019-06-18 10:00 - Enriching Collections: Recent acquisitions of prints and drawings 2009 – 2019
This exhibition is the second of two successive selections of works on paper which celebrate the outstanding generosity of benefactors and donors who have helped to enrich the collections.
2019-06-18 10:00 - Fans Unfolded: Conserving the Lennox-Boyd collection
Showcasing rare and exquisitely decorated fans from the collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd, allocated to the Museum by H.M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax in 2015, this display reveals the techniques behind the making, investigation and conservation of fans.
2019-06-18 10:00 - Making a Nation: Money, image and power in Tudor and Stuart England
The major dynastic, political and cultural changes that occurred in England under the Tudors and Stuarts are traced in this exhibition. The money and medals of this 250-year period provide a fascinating insight into broader developments in artistic expression, monarchy, nationhood, and trade in a rapidly expanding world.
2019-06-18 10:00 - Palaces in the Night: The urban landscape in Whistler’s prints
This second exhibition of the Fitzwilliam's collection of etchings, drypoints and lithographs, by the American artist James McNeill Whistler, is devoted to the cityscapes for which he is most celebrated as a printmaker.
2019-06-18 10:00 - Women in Art: Hong Kong
Women in Art: Hong Kong brings together the works of seven contemporary female artists covering the past 50 years of artistic development in Hong Kong. The works, which are in a variety of media from ink drawing to installation, all explore contemporary politics and the role of female artists within it.
2019-06-18 13:45 - The Armourers and Brasiers' Cambridge Forum
The Gordon Seminars and The Twent First Kelly Lecture
Village News
Recreation ground developments almost complete with upgrade to Pavillion and Skatepark, Trim Track construction and new Tennis Courts
Proposed Solar Farm
UK's biggest solar farm planned for east of England (Click on image for larger version)
See Sunnica Web Site for more information
BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Impaled Peterborough car prompts novel police response
Police post photographs of an impaled car to stop passing motorists trying to take their own.
Ex-PC Tara Woodley hid paedophile partner Shaun Fox in wardrobe
Police found the sex offender hiding naked in a wardrobe when they searched his girlfriend's house.
Marissa Aldrich drowning: Robert McWhir jailed for murder
Robert McWhir held Marissa Aldrich underwater after the pair fell into a pond during an argument.
Peterborough level crossing bypass cost increases to £39m
Planners are asked to rethink the project as costs rise and the completion date lengthens.
Fulbourn Primary to close early to save money
The change will mean pupils at the school will leave at 13:30 on Wednesdays.
School bus catches fire in Bury St Edmunds
More than 50 children and 14 adults are on board a bus when it bursts into flames in Bury St Edmunds.
Cambourne murder accused tells 999: 'I've killed my wife'
A jury hears Robert Scott-Simpson tell the emergency call handler "I've killed my wife".
Football coach Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing trainees
Bob Higgins is sentenced to 24 years for indecently assaulting young trainees over a 20-year period.
Witchcraft to murder: Records reveal 200 years of crimes
Court records from the Isle of Ely Assizes will be preserved for the public by Cambridge archivists.
Female scientist's IVF contribution was 'unrecognised'
One of the fertility treatment's pioneers believed Jean Purdy made an equal contribution, letters reveal.
Sam Smith reopens Great Chishill Mill after £110k restoration
The Grade II* listed building is opened by the star in the village where he grew up.

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