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Nov 2018

November Walking Tour: Hidden Cambridge and the Museum of Cambridge

4 Nov, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Allan Brigham and St. John's College

Join us for a 90-minute walking tour as we explore Hidden Cambridge, taking in the streets, alleys, buildings and history of the people living in the area between St John’s College and Quayside, before crossing the river to Castle Hill and the Museum of Cambridge.

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Play Reading: Man and Woman – The Question of the Day

8 Nov, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Lab Building, Newnham College, Newnham College
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9DF United Kingdom
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Man and Woman: The Question of the Day

A cast of prominent local thespians will rediscover the suffrage themes of Mary Ward's work Man and Woman - The Question of the Day, which was performed in 1909. The evening will be introduced by Dr Ann Kennedy Smith.

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Activity: Bonfire Night Memory Café

9 Nov, 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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Fireworks Memory Café

It’s been more than 400 years since the Gunpowder Plot, but it’s still remembered each year with a host of bonfires and firework displays.

Join us in the Enid Porter Room and share your stories in our special Bonfire Night Memory Café

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Exhibition: Word of Mouth

13 Nov - 9 Dec
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 Nov, 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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Activity: A Visit to View the Newnham College Suffrage Artefacts

20 Nov, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Newnham College, Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 9DF United Kingdom
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Better is Wisdom Than Weapons of War

A rare opportunity to view some of the unique items that comprise the Newnham College collection

Join us on a visit to Newnham College to see their acclaimed suffrage banner. First seen during a procession organised by the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies on 13 June 1908. The visit will include a chance to see items donated by the artist and collector Christiana Herringham (1852-1929), an early benefactor of the college and an influential suffrage campaigner.

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Activity: Cambridgeshire Characters Memory Café

23 Nov, 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

From Snowy Farr on the Market Square to the Singing Binman on King’s Parade

Join us in the Enid Porter Room from 1:00pm on Friday 23 November and share your memories over tea and biscuits

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Public Meeting: Eighty-Second Annual General Meeting of the Members of the Museum of Cambridge

27 Nov
Enid Porter Room, Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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The Museum of Cambridge from the corner of Northampton StreetThe Board of Trustees of the Museum of Cambridge are pleased to announce that our Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 27 November 2018

Order of business will commence promptly at 7.15pm in the Enid Porter Room of the Museum of Cambridge

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Dec 2018

December Walking Tour: Hidden Cambridge and the Museum of Cambridge

2 Dec, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Allan Brigham and St. John's College

The December Hidden Cambridge Tour is now full.

Booking arrangements for future tours will be announced in the near future.

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

7 Dec, 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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