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An evening of dynamic dispatches interpreting between music, dance, film and poetry. SEMAPHORE springs from the creative sci-art-tech investigations fuelling ongoing collaborations between composer Richard Hoadley and choreographer Jane Turner. SEMAPHORE investigates and implements cross-domain...

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Presented by Cambridge Junction Fuel presents Fiction Conceived by David Rosenberg and Glen Neath You are invited to a lecture. You know that the subject is probably important and it would be useful to hear what the speaker has to say but you can’t keep your eyes open. You will fall asleep and you...

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Jedi and witches and indigo children! Oh my!

Beth Singler, a digital anthropologist, discusses the new online religious identities and how they echo wider changes in society and religion.

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The incredible world of Dr Auzoux: drop-in activities

The Whipple Museum and Museum of Zoology investigate Dr. Auzoux’s spectacular papier-mâché anatomical models of humans, plants and animals. Explore the ins and outs of these dissectible models through amazing hands-on activities. These activities are part of the Whipple Museum new display '...

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18 August 2014

This year's Festival of Ideas programme is available now. Please email us at if you would like a programme sent to you in the mail. Alternatively you can download the programme here .

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Each year the Cambridge Young Composer of the Year competition provides a platform for exciting new compositions by young people, 17 years and under, in Cambridgeshire. Selections from this year's entries will be played at this event by the Dr K Sextet - a group of young professional...

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