Whether you are new to Cambridge or have lived here all your life, we are sure you’ll enjoy the third annual Cambridge History Festival, and may even expand your knowledge of this incredible city in the process. The festival has been running since 9th February, so this week is your last chance to get involved and find out about this stunning historical location.
Cambridge city’s unique heritage and history is brought to life and explored through a wide range of events and activities, hosted by renowned historians and supported by a team of Museum staff and volunteers. It’s sure to be a captivating week with workshops on Herbal Traditions and Weaving plus tours of The Whipple Museum. There’s even a Pink Floyd Tour, which is hosted by school friend and music colleague of Dave Gilmour and Syd Barrett who both, along with band member Roger Waters, attended school in Cambridge.
Saturday 25th February brings the end of the festival and its Historical Dining Event. This year’s theme is Victorian and hosted by Dr Anne Gray, food historian and author of ‘Queen Victoria and her food’. Its sure to be a night of wonder and learning as you take in the fabulous surroundings of the world renowned Corpus Christi College and feast on meals from the Victorian era.
More information can be found by visiting the Cambridge Folk Museums website.