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  • 22Jun

    Constructed between 1705 and 1722, Blenheim Palace stands as one of the grandest residences in England. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987, this magnificent estate holds significance as the birthplace and ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill.

  • 20Jun

    Whether you are experienced in crochet, a long-time knitter, or trying it out for the first time, join our group on Thursdays from 10:00-12:00. Everyone is welcome, crochet or knitting is not essential. Most materials will be provided. 

    This event is for NVS members.

  • 19Jun

    "Film Point" is a group designed for film enthusiasts who share a deep love for the world of cinema. The group meets weekly on Wednesday evenings. Following the screening, members will have the unique opportunity to engage in thoughtful and reflective conversations.

  • 19Jun

    This group is for adults and children over the age of 10. Please bring your favourite sketchbook, or just pencil and paper, and join the Art for All Levels group. Some materials will be available, and there will always be something interesting to draw or paint. Enjoy shared company and ideas.

  • 18Jun

    Join us at the University Centre on Tuesdays from 10:30-11:30.  This is a great opportunity to meet other members, our volunteers and group leaders.  There is a children's play area and refreshments will be served. We look forward to welcoming you.

  • 17Jun

    UniCam Babies is a parent led group for NVS members and their young children.  A great opportunity to meet other mums and dads and share experiences, discuss child growth and development and of course enjoy songs, games and arts & craft.

  • 16Jun

     

    Simone invites you to join her for a leisurely walk. The walks are during the weekend for about an hour and a half. These will be informal walks,  when pushchairs and children are welcome too: stroll along with new friends and enjoy the time together. The meeting point will be given with booking confirmation.

  • 13Jun

    Whether you are experienced in crochet, a long-time knitter, or trying it out for the first time, join our group on Thursdays from 10:00-12:00. Everyone is welcome, crochet or knitting is not essential. Most materials will be provided. 

  • 12Jun

    "Film Point" is a group designed for film enthusiasts who share a deep love for the world of cinema. The group meets weekly on Wednesday evenings. Following the screening, members will have the unique opportunity to engage in thoughtful and reflective conversations.

  • 12Jun

    This group is for adults only. Please bring your favourite sketchbook, or just pencil and paper, and join the Art for All Levels group. Some materials will be available, and there will always be something interesting to draw or paint. Enjoy shared company and ideas.

  • 11Jun

    The Coffee Hour is a great opportunity to meet other members, our volunteers and group leaders.  This event takes place at Harvey’s Coffee House, Harvey Court Building, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DS.

  • 10Jun

     

    UniCam Babies is a parent led group for NVS members and their young children.  A great opportunity to meet other mums and dads and share experiences, discuss child growth and development and of course enjoy songs, games and arts & craft.

    * THIS IS A PARENT LED GROUP

  • 08Jun

    Saffron Walden is a picturesque, medieval town, in north-west Essex, just 15 miles south of Cambridge. Join Andrea as she takes you on a tour of this delightful medieval market town.

  • 07Jun

    Drinks, light food and a warm welcome! Meet other members and our volunteers.

     

     

    Click HERE to book your tickets! Refer to the weekly newsletter or our Facebook page for the password.

  • 07Jun

     

  • 06Jun

    Would you like to discuss interesting topics from a multi-cultural perspective?  Come and join Gail for a lively discussion in a friendly and welcoming environment.  This is a unique opportunity to learn about different perspectives from around the world – and to discover that we are often more alike than different.

  • 06Jun

    Whether you are experienced in crochet, a long-time knitter, or trying it out for the first time, join our group on Thursdays from 10:00-12:00. Everyone is welcome, crochet or knitting is not essential. Most materials will be provided. 

  • 05Jun

    "Film Point" is a group designed for film enthusiasts who share a deep love for the world of cinema. The group meets weekly on Wednesday evenings. Following the screening, members will have the unique opportunity to engage in thoughtful and reflective conversations.

  • 05Jun

    Join our volunteer Sabah as she shows you how to make Pakistani Street Food.  You will be assisting Sabah as she prepares four delicious dishes. After which you will enjoy a set-down lunch with the rest of the group.  A fee will be charged to cover the cost of ingredients.

    This event is for adults only.

  • 05Jun

    This group is for adults only. Please bring your favourite sketchbook, or just pencil and paper, and join the Art for All Levels group. Some materials will be available, and there will always be something interesting to draw or paint. Enjoy shared company and ideas.

  • 04Jun

    Expert tour guides will be taking NVS members on a walking tour of Cambridge on selected dates. The walks will be on Tuesdays after the talk ends and last around an hour. Members will be told which dates and where to meet in the newsletter and our Facebook page.

  • 04Jun

    Landscape archaeological evidence shows the extent of ancient climate change in Egypt.

  • 04Jun

    The Coffee Hour is a great opportunity to meet other members, our volunteers and group leaders.  There is a children's play area and refreshments will be served. We look forward to welcoming you.

  • 04Jun

     

  • 03Jun

    Come and join us for a visit to one of Cambridge's traditional pubs. There is no need to book, just meet Jonathan Collis outside Great St Mary’s Church, CB2 3PQ, near the Senate House at 18.00. This is a great opportunity to meet others. We look forward to seeing you there!

  • 03Jun

     

    UniCam Babies is a parent led group for NVS members and their young children.  A great opportunity to meet other mums and dads and share experiences, discuss child growth and development and of course enjoy songs, games and arts & craft.

    * THIS IS A PARENT LED GROUP

  • 02Jun

     

    Simone invites you to join her for a leisurely walk. The walks are during the weekend for about an hour and a half. These will be informal walks,  when pushchairs and children are welcome too: stroll along with new friends and enjoy the time together. The meeting point will be given with booking confirmation.

  • 01Jun

     

    Join one of our volunteers as they host you for Afternoon Tea at their home. Experience this very British ritual with other NVS members ​and get to know our volunteers.

     * This is for adults only and not suitable for children.

  • 31May

    The Museum of Classical Archaeology houses one of the finest collections of plaster casts of classical sculpture in the world.
    Discover this unique museum and explore its extraordinary collection. Opportunity to draw from the casts and take away the results as a unique record of the visit (art materials provided).

  • 30May

    Guided tour of the world famous Ascension Burial Ground.

    The resting place for Ludwig Wittgenstein and other eminent people, with Professor Mark Goldie. Children welcome.

  • 30May

    Whether you are experienced in crochet, a long-time knitter, or trying it out for the first time, join our group on Thursdays from 10:00-12:00. Everyone is welcome, crochet or knitting is not essential. Most materials will be provided. 

  • 29May

    "Film Point" is a group designed for film enthusiasts who share a deep love for the world of cinema. The group meets weekly on Wednesday evenings. Following the screening, members will have the unique opportunity to engage in thoughtful and reflective conversations.

  • 29May

    Join us for an afternoon full of fun, games, light snack and refreshments .  A great event for the whole family to enjoy.

    Click HERE to book your tickets! Refer to the weekly newsletter or our Facebook page for the password.

  • 29May

    This group is for adults only. Please bring your favourite sketchbook, or just pencil and paper, and join the Art for All Levels group. Some materials will be available, and there will always be something interesting to draw or paint. Enjoy shared company and ideas.

  • 28May

    Join us for half-term family event.  Enjoy talking to other members and volunteers over tea, coffee and biscuits.

  • 28May

    Join us this half-term for a craft project that is suitable for all ages. Andrea will show you how you can create colourful creatures using beads.  A fee of £2 will be charged to cover the cost of materials.

  • 28May

     

  • 25May

    Join other NVS members for ​a 90-minute tour of the River Cam.

    Click HERE to book your tickets! Refer to the weekly newsletter or our Facebook page for the password.

  • 25May

    Join other NVS members for ​a 90-minute tour of the River Cam.

    Click HERE to book your tickets! Refer to the weekly newsletter or our Facebook page for the password.

  • 24May

     

  • 23May

     

    Join one of our volunteers as they host you for Afternoon Tea at their home. Experience this very British ritual with other NVS members ​and get to know our volunteers.

     * This is for adults only and not suitable for children.

  • 23May

    Would you like to discuss interesting topics from a multi-cultural perspective?  Come and join Gail for a lively discussion in a friendly and welcoming environment.  This is a unique opportunity to learn about different perspectives from around the world – and to discover that we are often more alike than different.

  • 23May

    Whether you are experienced in crochet, a long-time knitter, or trying it out for the first time, join our group on Thursdays from 10:00-12:00. Everyone is welcome, crochet or knitting is not essential. Most materials will be provided. 

  • 22May

    "Film Point" is a group designed for film enthusiasts who share a deep love for the world of cinema. The group meets weekly on Wednesday evenings. Following the screening, members will have the unique opportunity to engage in thoughtful and reflective conversations.

  • 22May

    This is an opportunity to visit one of the largest university-owned botanic gardens in the world, at the best time of year. Even if it rains there are several large glasshouses to explore! The Garden covers over 16 hectares and there are more than 8000 different plant species.

  • 22May

    This group is for adults only. Please bring your favourite sketchbook, or just pencil and paper, and join the Art for All Levels group. Some materials will be available, and there will always be something interesting to draw or paint. Enjoy shared company and ideas.

  • 21May

    Enjoy a formal dinner at Selwyn College with other NVS members.

    Please note: this event is for adults only.

    Click HERE to book your tickets! Refer to the weekly newsletter or our Facebook page for the password.

  • 21May

    The Fitzwilliam Museum is the largest and oldest of the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM).

  • 21May

    The Coffee Hour is a great opportunity to meet other members, our volunteers and group leaders.  There is a children's play area and refreshments will be served. We look forward to welcoming you.

  • 21May