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A U3A trip to Cambridge on 10th march 2022.  An initial circuit back around St Albans due to a late passenger being left behind delayed the start of the trip.

Map of our walk

Fitzwilliam Museum open on the ground floor only

Bas relief of the Three Wise Men

Butcher oil painting

Arabic manuscript

Gold meal service. Reflections in the glass cases did not help

Henrich II and Maria medallion


Face protector

3ft Wally Bird

Hawk from Iran

Modern Sculpture

Bear Jug

Moses and the preacher



Normal size Martin Brothers Tobacco Jar bird

Chinese Deity

Iron Lobster

Dressing Gowns for sale

Down to the Toilets

Old Addenbrook's (Judge Business School)

Brown's, was A and E  as I remember

Fitzwilliam Street

Empty Ex Fitzwilliam House

Looks like St Catherine's must have built the house in 1727

Closed Main entrance to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Was the the Little Rose pub in the '50s



Was the New Moon Pub

Little St Mary's Lane

The Mill pub

The Mill Pond and Anchor pub

"Mathematical" Bridge does contain nails

Botolph Lane


Hire your Mortar Board and Gown?

For the Tourists

Pembroke, a tourists poses

Chop House

Corpus Christy "Grasshopper clock"


The Eagle, Bene't Street, for lunch where Watson and Crick realised that DNA was a double helix I found out later

The Eagle RAF bar where Frank Bevan bought rounds and played poker with the innocent

Free School Lane opposite

Since 1957?

Proud driver

Wheeler Street

Corn Exchange, do they still hold dances there?

Catholic Centre. How was I a guest at the Jesuit Club?

Palos, man of bronze

Tic Tock Art

Resting, Market Hill

Market Square

Rose Crescent

Towards Market Street

I wasn't much aware of the tourists back in the 50s, but they must have money now!

We paraded to the Senate House from Fitzwilliam House to the March of the Hebrew Slaves to receive our degrees. Joke??

Gonville and Caius

Great St Mary's

Kings Parade, traffic banned

Cambridge Museum

St Edward's Passage


Pembroke Street

Kings College Chapel with tourist on the front lawn.

Department  of Engineering

Hobson's Conduit of Hobson's Choice ("only the next horse is available!")

Map of the Botanical Gardens for our visit

Water from Hobson's Conduit

Spring Flowers

On Guard

The Garden Cafe for a coffee


Carnivorous plant

In the glass House


Tulipa suaveolens

Tulipa Kaufmannii

Iris tuberosa

Patio Rose

Limestone Pavement

Swamp Cyprus

Purple Toothwort, parasite on a willow, Lathraea clandestina


Stepping Stones