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FRIENDS | 6 Feb 10am to midday

Friends | Treasures of the Map Room

Join Anne Taylor, Head of the Map Department, for a visit to the Map Room to look at some highlights from our collections.

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Laureate's Library Tour

IN PERSON EVENT | 8 Feb 5.30pm to 6.30pm

Laureate's Library Tour with Simon Armitage and Imtiaz Dharker

Join Simon Armitage and Imtiaz Dharker to celebrate historic poetry archives, part of the Laureate’s Library Tour C-D.

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Queer connections in literary Cambridge

IN PERSON EVENT | 23 Feb 2.30pm to 4.15pm

Queer connections in literary Cambridge

This pop-up display marks LGBT+ History Month.

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Bulgarian tendencies: The perils of publishing queer books

IN PERSON EVENT | 23 Feb 5.30pm to 6.30pm

Bulgarian tendencies: The perils of publishing queer books

A talk from Justin Bengry to mark LGBT+ History Month.

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BOOK CLUB | 28 Feb 7pm to 8pm

The Really Popular Book Club: The Hours by Michael Cunningham

This Pulitzer Prize winner is a daring and deeply affecting novel inspired by the life and work of Virginia Woolf.

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BOOK CLUB | 28 Mar 7pm to 8pm

The Really Popular Book Club: How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue

A fearless young woman from a small African village starts a revolution against an American oil company. Hosted to mark International Women's Day.

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BOOK CLUB | 25 Apr 7pm to 8pm

The Really Popular Book Club: The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger

This thriller tells the real life story of the fisherman that set out into the 1991 'perfect storm', and of the men who tried to rescue them.

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FRIENDS | 27 Apr 5pm to 6:45pm

Friends Preview | Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective

Friend and Patrons are invited to see our new exhibition, Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective.

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FRIENDS | 18 May 5pm to 6:45pm

Friends | Raymond Briggs & the New Picturebook Makers

Professor Martin Salisbury explores the legacy of Raymond Briggs and his influence on contemporary visual storytellers and picturebooks.

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FRIENDS | 5 Jun 10am to 11:30am

Friends | Curator's Tour of Raymond Briggs: A Retrospective

Curator Nicolette Jones leads a tour of the exhibition for Friends.

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FRIENDS | 22 Jun 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Friends | Summer Party 2023

Our Annual Summer Party for Friends, Patrons and supporters with a Show & Tell from the Curious Cures project followed by drinks and refreshments.

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Logo image for Friends Talk with Professor John Morrill titled Giving Cromwell his Voice Back

FRIENDS | 6 Jul 6pm to 7pm

Friends | Professor John Morrill – Giving Cromwell His Voice Back

Professor John Morrill joins us online to discuss his publication of the complete edition of Oliver Cromwell’s writings, using libraries, archives and new technologies.

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