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September 2018

Activity: Memory Café – Your Female Heroes

14 September 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Memory Cafe

Join us on Friday 14 September for our Your Female Heroes Memory Café.

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Activity: Memory Café – Shops and Landmarks

28 September 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Memory Cafe

Join us on Friday 28 September for our Shop and Landmarks Memory Café.

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October 2018

Activity: Memory Cafe – Traditions Around Death

12 October 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Enid Porter Room, Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Memory Café

This special Memory Café session will be an opportunity to talk about beliefs around death and related traditions and is held in collaboration with Dying for Life.

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November 2018

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Exhibition: Word of Mouth

13 November 2018 - 9 December 2018
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Voices, Video and More...

Running throughout November and December Word of Mouth is an opportunity to learn more about the largest ethnic minority in our county and gain a unique insight into the lives of the Travelling families who visit our city each year for the Midsummer Fair

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Opening Night: Word of Mouth

16 November 2018, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Opening Night: Word of MouthExploring the history and stories of the Travelling People and Showmen of Cambridgeshire

Join us from 6:00pm to 9:00pm on Friday 16 November for a special opening night event to celebrate the launch of the exhibition. Come and hear stories from the Travelling People of Cambridgeshire, the event will include speakers, music and refreshments.

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December 2018

Activity: Memory Café – Showpeople, Fairs and Life on the Road

7 December 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Memory Café

Come tell your stories of the Travellers in Cambridgeshire.

A final Memory Café for the year, to complement Word of Mouth, which runs until Sunday

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February 2019

Activity: Twilight at the Museums – Torches! Trinkets! Treasures!

20 February 2019, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Join us for a Twilight event at the Museum of Cambridge Explore some weird and wonderful objects from the Museum’s collection in an interactive session with arts and crafts, object handling and more. Follow the trail and discover hidden secrets within the Museum – what might you find? Drop-in. More Twilight at the Museum events can be found here.  

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FREE Family Craft Activity: Sweetheart Pincushions

22 February 2019, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Enid Porter Room, Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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What would soldiers send to their loved ones in WWI? It wasn't just letters but handmade gifts as well.  Injured WWI soldiers would spend time carefully decorating heart-shaped pin cushions to send home to family members at home as a token of love. Pop in to the Museum this half term and decorate your own pincushion for someone special. We’ll have plenty of colourful materials and interesting beads so you can get creative! This family craft activity is totally FREE!…

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Exhibition: Pride & Place: An LGBTQ+ Exhibition

26 February 2019, 10:30 am - 7 April 2019, 4:30 pm
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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We're hosting a special exhibition curated by the local LGBTQ+ community about LGBTQ+ lives in the city throughout history. Exploring this year's theme of activism, and more broadly the subject of change, we'll be sharing personal experiences from those who have been involved in social movements as well as looking at the loss of LGBTQ+ spaces in the city over recent years.

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June 2019

Exhibition: 50th Anniversary of St. Luke’s Primary School

26 June 2019, 10:30 am - 24 July 2019, 5:00 pm
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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What happens when a primary school curates an exhibition? You'll have to pop in to the Museum to see. 'The pupils of St Luke's have contributed to an exhibition at the Museum of Cambridge! Different year groups created different projects. Reception recorded an interview with somebody who knew history about the school and Year 6 have sewn the symbols of many different religions and created a big cross. We are excited to celebrate 50 years of our brilliant school. We…

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