Turning Cambridge Judge blue to say ‘NHS Thank You’

Friday, April 24th, 2020

The iconic Addenbrooke’s building, a former hospital now home to Cambridge Judge Business School, turned blue on Thursday 16 April to show support for the National Health Service (NHS) during the coronavirus pandemic.

Absolute Audio Visual Solutions, came up with the idea to light a different iconic building around Cambridge each week. The previous week it was the huge air hangar at IWM Duxford. We wanted to show our solidarity and appreciation for the NHS and in particular our local hospital, Addenbrooke’s.

The building turned a warm shade of blue and the words “NHS Thank You” appeared just above the main entrance, a light show put on by a local

The spectacle coincided with the weekly Thursday evening “Clap For Our Carers” show of appreciation for NHS staff and other essential workers during the crisis, as people throughout the UK stand on doorsteps to applaud them.

The building housing the School is a refurbishment and extension of the old Addenbrooke’s Hospital, first established on the Trumpington Street site in 1766.


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