From its esteemed position in political history to its thriving cultural scene, Cambridge has something for everyone. In this episode, we’ll take you on a journey through five categories that showcase the city’s unique heritage:
- Politics & War: Discover how Cambridge played a key role in British politics and produced 14 prime ministers. Plus, a gruesome artefact of another leader…
- Culture: a major influence on British comedy and sport.
- Science and Industry: Cambridge is home to some of the most important scientific discoveries in history, which are celebrated in a range of world-class museums and institutions.
- Urban Landscape: Cambridge is a city dominated by university buildings that represent nearly all styles of architecture to be found in Britain. We’ll take a closer look at some of the city’s most iconic landmarks and how the university shaped its urban landscape.
- Reality vs expectations. How does Cambridge match up to its fame?
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Join us for an insightful and entertaining journey through the history of Cambridge!