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Week 4 Poem of the Week: ‘Panchali’ by Vinith Bhandari

We spoke to Vinith over Zoom about the background to his Indian epic-inspired poem

Culture Trip Week Four: Summer Will Come

The last recommendations before exams!

Week 3 Poem of the Week: ‘These are my Identities’ by Emily Nixon

We spoke to Emily about her excellent poem and how she finds poetry capable of conveying powerful statements

Culture Trip Week Three: Procrastination

Recommendations to justify my procrastination

Best Bookshops in Cambridge

Your tell-all guide to the best bookish hideaways of the town

Culture Trip Week Two: Throwback

A few throwback-themed, time-before-exams, good vibe recommendations.

Week 2 Poem of the Week: ‘Expecting’ by Emily Freeman

Our second poet of the term, Emily, discusses the kitchen space, its destruction, and the role of motherhood in her poem ‘Expecting’

Week 1 Poem of the Week: ‘The Grave’ by Megan Latham

Our first poet of the term, Megan, discusses the lighter side to a dark concept and gives an insight into her creative process

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Culture Trip Week One: Escape Exams

Our recommendations to help you escape from reality and deny the upcoming summer exams

The Tab sits down with the youngest ever winner of the National Poetry Prize

‘Poetry is sort of an escape, it is an escape away from the constraints that we place on ourselves during our daily life, a space where you can be honest with yourself’

“Poem of the Week” Easter Submissions OPEN NOW!

Submit your poems NOW for our Easter Term “Poem of the Week” Feature!

We visited The Box Room, Cambridge’s first board game café

Cambridge’s first board game café has opened on Regent Street – we went along to check it out

Review: Hockney’s Eye at the Fitzwilliam Museum

A bold new take on the limits of an exhibition as it merges with the permanent collection

Week 8 Poem of the Week: “Ambiguous Loss” by Siong Chen Meng

We chat with our Week 8 poet via Zoom to find out more about this wonderful piece of writing

Culture Trip Week Eight: It’s Nearly Over

Recommendations to get you through those last few days and set you up for Easter break.

Week 7 Poem of the Week: “When the world fell apart, I folded clothes together” by Priya Bharadia 

Our talented Week 7 Poet chats to us about writing, lockdowns, and the state of the world