Last chance to see: Gustav Metzger’s LIFT OFF!

Pioneer of a mid-20th Century movement that centred around Auto-Creative and Auto-Destructive art, Gustav Metzger sought to find a way of integrating art with scientific and technological advances – or even to remove the artist from the process of creation altogether. Now, his site-specific sculpture-experiments have been recreated in an intriguing retrospective at Kettle’s Yard.

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Cambridge Film Festival Opening Night | Woody Allen & Michel Houllebecq

Cambridge Film Festival officially opened last night, kicking off with postmodernist French crime caper The Kidnapping of Michel Houllebecq and Woody Allen’s 1920s romantic comedy Magic in the Moonlight – both showing again today.

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Professor Stephen Hawking takes on the ice bucket challenge

Legendary physicist, Cambridge University academic and MND sufferer Stephen Hawking is the latest celebrity to take on the ALS/MND Ice Bucket Challenge, which has so far raised over $88.5 million to help combat the deadly disease.

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What to do today: Bank Holiday Monday

The weather might have failed Cambridge this Bank Holiday Monday, but it doesn’t have to be a washout. With plenty of indoor options for art, theatre and music lovers, as well as free events and things to do for families with young children, there’s no need to waste the rainy day indoors.

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Countdown to the Cambridge Film Festival + Open Air Screenings

Calling all cinephiles: the star-studded Cambridge Film Festival is nearly here – but, if you can’t wait until opening night, head to Grantchester Meadows, where open air screenings of Cinema Paradiso, The Lego Movie and The Grand Budapest Hotel will be held every evening over the bank holiday weekend. Continue reading Countdown to the Cambridge Film Festival + Open Air Screenings

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