Mr Stuart Laing, a former British Ambassador to Brunei, Kuwait and Oman, opened by observing that after the Spring comes summer which is followed by the FALL. The Arab world has not seen fall or collapse everywhere, but the picture is worrying.
The ‘monuments men’ were a multinational unit of the Allied Forces who operated behind enemy lines during the Second World War to safeguard artistic and cultural treasures. Among them was historian Ronald Balfour, Fellow of King’s College, who lost his life 69 years ago.
Fri 31 January 2014 (All day) to Sun 27 April 2014 (All day)
Presenting singular objects and unearthing little-known treasures in the extraordinary interiors of Two Temple Place on London’s Embankment, Discoveries is the first major exhibition to bring together the fascinating collections of the eight University of Cambridge Museums.
Sat 15 February 2014 (All day) to Sun 11 May 2014 (All day)
An exhibition at Kettle's Yard examining the work of Ben and Winifred Nicholson both individually and in collaboration with friends and fellow artists Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis and the potter William Staite Murray.
Mon 10 March 2014 (All day) to Sun 23 March 2014 (All day)
Celebrating its 20th year, the 2014 Cambridge Science Festival will host over 250 thought-provoking talks and hands-on events for everyone. The programme is available online now and booking opens at 10.00am on Monday 3 February.