Microsoft Founder Heads To Cambridge

    Bill Gates is in the city to to deliver a keynote lecture.

    The billionaire philanthropist  is giving a talk at the historic Cambridge Union tonight (October 7th) after being awarded the 2019 Professor Hawking Fellowship.

    The Hawking Fellowship gives the university the opportunity to recognise people who've changed the world through science or technology.

    The lecture, which is open to members of the Cambridge Union, will be made available online following tonight’s event.

    The Cambridge Union describes itself as ‘the oldest debating society in the world’ and has previously hosted speakers as diverse as Colonel Gadaffi, Stephen Fry and the Dalai Lama.

    More from Local News

    Follow Us

    Travel

    • A603 Trumpington Road - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

      A603 Trumpington Road both ways closed due to Extinction Rebellion demonstration at A1134 The Fen Causeway.

    • A1101 Wash Road - Welney, Norfolk

      A1101 Wash Road both ways closed due to flooding from Hundred Foot Bank to B1100 New Road.

    • Maids Causeway - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

      Advance Warning - Maids Causeway closed due to Cambridge Half Marathon sports event from Newmarket Road to Victoria Avenue.

    Get The App

    Take Star Radio with you wherever you go and listen to us live. Interact with the studio and call, email, text and Tweet us all directly from within the app.

    • Available on the App Store
    • Available on Google Play

    Listener Club

    Sign up now for the latest updates and exclusive competitions on Star!