Cambridge Edition August 2020 - WEB



Take a walk on the wild side at Woburn Safari Park, where you can get up close and personal with big cats, elephants, black bears and more – all from the comfort of your own car. The road safari travels through sweeping parkland reserves, from the Northern Plains, which are home to bison and camels, before crossing into the Savannah Grasslands, where you’ll make your way through a herd of Ankole cattle and see white rhinos, wildebeest and buffalos. Buckle up and double check your windows are shut for the next stop, the Kingdom of Carnivores, which is where you’ll find Amur tigers, African lions and North American bears. The park is also home to one of the largest herds of giraffe in Europe, plus a mischievous troop of Barbary macaque monkeys who enjoy nothing more than bouncing on visitors’ cars. The fun doesn’t stop here: there’s also a foot safari on which you can visit smaller mammals and birds, plus boats, a railway and


Learn more about one of history’s most compelling figures on the Cromwell Quest – a family day out back in time to the 17th century. Treasure has been hidden in Oliver Cromwell’s house in Ely, and using a series of clues and some snazzy augmented reality, your job is to reveal its location. The quest is currently offered at the reduced price of £3 per family for the summer holidays. Kids can also try the popular spotter trails, and there are all sorts of additional summer walks taking place which allow the whole family to explore and enjoy Ely’s rich heritage.

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Brick History, an exhibition on display at the Grand Arcade this month, takes famous moments from history and reimagines them as incredible LEGO® brick creations. From DNA to the Big Bang, Mozart, Martin Luther King and mobile phones, LEGO® artist Warren Elsmore and his team have created a celebration of our shared stories, struggles and triumphs, made from everyone’s favourite Danish toy. Running from 10 to 23 August, you can expect tiny recreations of Concorde and the Titanic that could fit in your hand, a 1.5m square medieval castle bustling with activity, and many more models to make you smile, make you think – and inspire you to build a better world.


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