The Public Engagement team behind the Cambridge Festival of Ideas also run other free public events throughout the year:
Free holiday lectures are held in school holidays and are sponsored by the Marshall Group.
Join us at the fifth Cambridge Festival of Ideas, 24 October – 4 November, which celebrates the arts, humanities and social sciences through talks, performances, film screenings, hands on activities and workshops to suit all ages. Further details and a programme will be available from September 2012.
Walk through Cambridge Colleges for charity. The 4.5 mile Bridge the Gap Charity walk will take place on Sunday 9 September 2012 to raise money for Arthur Rank Hospice and Press Relief. It is one of the most popular charity walks in the region and includes activities on route and a chance to learn more about the history of Cambridge and its Colleges.
Open Cambridge provides a unique opportunity for visitors to explore collegiate Cambridge through subject themed tours, guided by University and College experts. Open Cambridge 2012 will take place from Friday 7 – Sunday 9 September. Open Cambridge features tours of Colleges, libraries and departments as well as talks which explore 800 years of history.
For listings of all other public events at the University please see the What’s on website.
The Cambridge in the Community Directory lists the majority of outreach initiatives from across the University of Cambridge.