Today, the Hinxton Hall estate in South Cambridgeshire is home to a world-leading centre of research, the Wellcome Genome Campus. Despite its long and fascinating past, we have documented very little of the Hall’s history until now. Over millennia, both the village of Hinxton and the Hinxton Hall estate have been part of a range of iconic events and critical movements.
What does it feel like to make history? Do the breakthrough moments make up for all the hard graft? How do we make space for innvovation in science?