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Festival of Ideas 2014

The Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2014 featured over 250 events, including debates, workshops, exhibitions, performances and talks for everyone.

The Festival also featured Curating Cambridge: our cities, our stories, our stuff, a five week programme of events led by the University of Cambridge Museums working with many other partners across the city, which continues until 23 November with plenty of exhibitions, workshops and performances for all to enjoy.

The 2014 Festival saw the launch of a collaborative project with Southbank Centre, London to present WOW –Women of the World Cambridge – a packed day of events that celebrated the achievements of women and girls.


2014 audio recordings






Videos from the Festival of Ideas 2014. 

Perceptions (nature hides) from Patrick Chadwick on Vimeo.

A Mind Full of Memories: how can science and theatre can combine to help re-wire memories.


Interview with Fred Toates: How sexual desire works?



Julian Elliott: The dyslexia debate