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A selection of articles and features from the Festival, including speaker spotlights.

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2017 marks the tenth year of the Festival of Ideas.

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Anglia Ruskin campus is full of amazing ideas

26 October 2016

The ninth Cambridge Festival of Ideas will be taking over Anglia Ruskin University campus in Cambridge this weekend, with a packed programme of talks, activities and events being held across the campus.

Cambridge prepares for the first bumper weekend of Festival of Ideas

19 October 2016

The first packed weekend of the 2016 Cambridge Festival of Ideas is fast approaching with over 60 events on Saturday being hosted at the Sidgwick site and venues across the city centre. In addition, there are numerous events for children and families.

Ninth Cambridge Festival of Ideas kicks off

17 October 2016

The Festival covers a huge range of some of the biggest social, political and cultural issues of our time, from our digital future to human trafficking, Europe, religion and nationalism and academic freedom. Now in its ninth year, the two-week long Festival is teeming with over 200 events, from films and plays to exhibitions to talks, most of them free.

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The next Cambridge Festival of Ideas will take place 16-29 October 2017

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