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Read more at: Press release: Cambridge Festival focuses on climate change action

Press release: Cambridge Festival focuses on climate change action

The inaugural Cambridge Festival, which brings together the hugely popular Cambridge Science Festival and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, runs from 26 March – 4 April. It hosts an extensive programme of over 350 events that tackle many of the critical global challenges affecting us all. Coordinated by the University of...


Read more at: HeLa: the cells that changed science

HeLa: the cells that changed science

Discover the incredible story of Henrietta Lacks, an African American woman whose cells enabled a scientific revolution and contributed to numerous incredible developments and life-saving treatments in a special book club as part of the Cambridge Festival.


Read more at: Press release: From the future of democracy to bridging political extremes: political debates at the Cambridge Festival

Press release: From the future of democracy to bridging political extremes: political debates at the Cambridge Festival

The future of democracy in a digital age, the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement, efforts to rebuild trust after Brexit, how we bridge political extremes and what we have learnt from a year of ‘following the science’ form just some of the political debates at the Cambridge Festival this year. The Cambridge Festival...


Read more at: Bookings open for the first Cambridge Festival
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Bookings open for the first Cambridge Festival

Booking is now open for the inaugural Cambridge Festival – an extensive series of free, online events between 26 March and 4 April this year. Find out more about what's on offer.


Read more at: Press release: Cambridge Festival asks: can robots ever truly mimic humans?

Press release: Cambridge Festival asks: can robots ever truly mimic humans?

If such machines are built, should we consider their moral and legal status? Or are we giving up too much control to machines that are too stupid to handle the tasks they are already charged with? These questions and more are set to be debated during a series of fascinating events that can be viewed by anyone anywhere in...


Read more at: Press release: University of Cambridge unveils extensive programme for new festival

Press release: University of Cambridge unveils extensive programme for new festival

The inaugural Festival, which brings together the hugely popular Cambridge Science Festival and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, aims to tackle and offer solutions for humanity’s most pressing issues, from pandemics, climate change and global economics, to human rights and the future of democracy. Over 350 events...


Read more at: Engaging, inspiring, exciting: A new festival for Cambridge

Engaging, inspiring, exciting: A new festival for Cambridge

Last year, we announced a brand new, exciting festival for Cambridge, which will replace the hugely popular Cambridge Science Festival and the Cambridge Festival of Ideas. The Cambridge Festival will host an extensive series of free, online events between 26 March to 4 April this year.