COLOUR: The art and science of illuminated manuscripts
The final major exhibition for 2016 celebrates the Fitzwilliam’s bicentenary with a stunning display of 150 illuminated manuscripts from its rich collections. They range from the prayer books of European royalty and merchants to an alchemical scroll, a duchess’ wedding gift, the ABC of a five-year old princess and local treasures like the Macclesfield Psalter.
Corinne Bailey Rae
Monday 7 November 2016
After the critically acclaimed release of her new album The Heart Speaks In Whispers, Corinne Bailey Rae has confirmed the dates for her first UK tour in five years as she brings her sensational live show to major cities across the country.
A Room with a view
Mon 14 - Sat 19 November 2016
Starring Felicity Kendal. With its cast of vivid characters, this elegant comedy, written in 1908, is widely recognised as one of the finest novels of the twentieth century. The award- winning Merchant Ivory film adaptation in 1985 was voted number nine in The Guardian’s list of the best romantic films of all time
Lady Chatterley's lover
Tue 22 - Sat 26 November 2016
By D.H. Lawrence. Brought to you by English Touring Theatre, their recent productions include The Herbal Bed (‘A stirring evening’ **** The Guardian) and the world premiere production of Brideshead Revisited (***** Daily Mail).
Thu 1 December 2016 - Sun 8 January 2017
Featuring all your favourite pantomime characters and Cambridge Arts Theatre’s trademark blend of songs, laughter, joy and magic, make it a Christmas to remember with a visit to the home of family entertainment. It’s the purrr-fect festive treat!
Monday to Friday throughout the year (subject to availability), 10.45am and 11.45am. The Introducing IWM Duxford Tour is a free 20-minute tour of AirSpace, giving visitors an insight into IWM Duxford’s impressive history, the museum today and how to make the most of your visit. Please note that this tour operates subject to availability on the day.