Category Archives: Universities

Vermeer’s Women

It is a huge coup for Timothy Potts, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum, to have secured the loan from the Louvre in Paris of The Lacemaker by Johannes Vermeer. Round it is built a fascinating exhibition on the theme of … Continue reading

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Stourbridge Fair

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Stourbridge Fair used to be the biggest in England, was characterised as Vanity Fair in John Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress, and has left its imprint on the names of local streets: Oyster, Cheddar, Mercer. For the past few years there has … Continue reading


New Hall Art Collection

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We went on a tour of the New Hall Art Collection as part of the Open Cambridge weekend. Housed in Murray Edwards College off Huntingdon Road is what is said to be the second largest collection of modern and contemporary … Continue reading


28th Cambridge Economic Crime Symposium

Your Excellencies, my Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen … I was welcoming some of the 1000+ delegates at the opening dinner of this high powered annual gathering hosted at Jesus College. The narrow entrance to the College is called The Chimney … Continue reading

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NICHE : A Changing Spaces exhibition space Venue:Niche, 90-92 Regent Street, Cambridge CB2 1DP Niche was a new exhibition space co-ordinated by Cambridge School of Art Offsite/Changing Spaces projects. For this particular project BA (Hons) Fine Art students collaborated with … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Universities, Young people

Communicating Reproduction

A fascinating exhibition entitled Books & Babies has just been opened in the exhibition area at the University Library. It’s open to all free of charge. The subject of the exhibition is how the concepts of generation and reproduction have … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Health, Universities

Universities Royal Naval Unit

Cambridge University Royal Naval Unit (URNU) is based at 2 Chaucer Road in a building shared with Cambridge University Air Squadron (UAS). It offers training in leadership, seamanship, and navigation for about 50 undergraduates through a varied programme of land … Continue reading

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