Join local historian and PHD student Katie on this engaging podcast tour as you discover Cambridge.
You'll discover the beautiful picturesque city of Cambridge and get a more intimate look at the culture, history, and soul of this famous town. Visit some of the most famous colleges and get acquainted with their various traditions (both familiar and odd), student's lives, and fun facts about their past.
Starting from Market Square, slip back into the past and find out how the 'bridge over the granta' got its name. During the podcast tour you'll marvel at Cambridge's charming streets and cobbled lanes and also see the unique medieval Round Church, dating back to 1130.
Learn all about student life at the University of Cambridge and the age-old rivalry with Oxford. The audio guide will lead you around some of the university colleges including St. John's College where we'll learn about the stunning architecture and design of the palace-like building and Trinity College which is the largest and richest of all the Oxbridge colleges.
You'll also visit the Gonville and Caius College where we'll learn about the Gate of Honour that students pass through once they graduate to collect their diplomas. See St Mary's Church, and discover the biggest ceremony of student life along with all its quirky traditions until the podcast tour will end at King's College and Chapel; one of the most beautiful and famous images in all of Cambridge!