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Peterhouse

Peterhouse

Peterhouse is the oldest college in Cambridge founded in 1284 by Hugo de Balsham, Bishop of Ely, and it  remains on the same site close to the city centre just north of the Fitzwilliam Museum. Note that the name does not include ‘college’ and that it is the smallest of the university’s traditional colleges.

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It’s Party Time!

It’s Party Time!

Cambridge is renowned for its May Balls. These are held at the end of the academic term. They were originally held in May before the year-end exams but now they take place in May Week which starts on the second Thursday in June.

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Welcome to Cambridge Daily Photo!

Welcome to Cambridge Daily Photo!

What better way to start a daily photo blog of Cambridge by showing the iconic King’s College Chapel. It was started in 1446 by Henry VI (1421-71) and took over a century to build. It has the largest fan vault ceiling in the world and some of the finest medieval stained glass.

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