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Cambridge Union Spring 2022
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Spring 2022 Will Young Alex Clark
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Thursday 17 – Sunday 20 November 2022

Hugh Bonneville | Lady Brenda Hale | Nadiya Hussain | Ruth Jones | Jarvis Cocker |  Ian McEwan | Jeremy Hunt| Kamila Shamsie | Philippe Sands | George Monbiot

Esme Young | Jeffrey Boakye | Kate Mosse | David Dimbleby | Adrian Chiles | Sarah Churchwell | Abi Morgan | Reni Eddo-Lodge | Travis Alabanza | Luke Harding | Tessa Hadley | Mya-Rose Craig

Plus more to be announced


Priority Booking Thursday 1 September
General Sale Monday 5 September

Spring Festival 2022

Thank you for coming.

Here are some of our favourite images from the festival weekend.

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