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  • Blog 

    Fun in the concert hall

    What happened when a big birthday meant commissioning a full orchestra? Turning 50, local optician and violinist Sean Rock decided to mark the event by organising a full-scale orchestral con...

  • Cinema 

    The Double

    Richard Ayoade's darkly comic adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel features compelling dual performances from Jesse Eisenberg. The film's look and sound are a triumph of imagination over budget...

  • Classical & Jazz 

    The Dowsing Sound Collectiv...

    A 120-strong choir accompanied by organ, trumpet, guitars, bongos and skin drums crammed onto the altar at Cambridge's Trinity Chapel on Valentines Day, shaking its solemn confines with the ...

  • Eating Out 

    Ta Bouche, Cambridge

    Café by day and cocktail bar by night, Ta Bouche on Market Passage might surprise those who have only visited after nightfall. During daylight hours, it's an airy little restaurant tucked aw...

  • Family 

    Top 5 family festivals

    Never mind Glastonbury, take the kids to one of the best family-friendly festivals the UK has to offer. From lullaby workshops to beat boxing classes, marshmallow toasting to nettle beer dri...

  • Food and wine 

    April's foodie news

    This month Kate Paterson investigates where to buy real bread in Cambridge and visits The Edible Garden Show for grow-your-own inspiration...News of the closure of Maskell's Bakery in Akeman...

  • Gigs & Nightlife 

    Swarb's flourishing fiddle

    Luminary of the British folk scene for 50 years, Dave Swarbrick, knocked the socks off a packed gig audience in Cambridge on 11 April, playing fiddle music from and for the heart of folk. If...

  • Learning 

    Science of coincidences

    Have you ever bumped into a neighbour on the far side of the world or thought of a word just as it is said on the radio? The whole nature of coincidences seems very abnormal, if not paranorm...

  • Lifestyle 

    Gardening: Acid test

    Some new people have moved in around the corner from my place and are completely remodelling their garden. While I'm sad to see the trees go, they were old and getting dangerous, but what pu...

  • People 

    Poetry in the fens

    Her unique perspective on the fens and a visit to World War One graves in Belgium inspired new Fenland Poet Laureate Poppy Kleiser to write her winning poem Digging. 'The landscape was very ...

  • Sports & Outdoor 

    Tour de France Countdown

    As another yellow-jerseyed Brit powers to what we hope will be the second British Tour de France victory in as many years, the sport on everybody's lips is cycling. Cambridge is gearing up t...

  • Theatre 

    Happy Days on tour

    'Happy Days - A New Musical' has all of the ingredients for a surefire hit except the songs; and an anti-hero becomes a super hero with a bad knee as 1950s Milwaukee is revisited with a bril...

  • Things to do 

    Egg-cellent Easter trails

    The Easter bunny is delivering chocolate eggs across the region! Little ones can go in search of golden egg boxes whilst watching baby lambs frolicking, search for Captain Jack Rabbit and hi...

Featured venues for Cambridge

Recommended events for Cambridge


Events in & around Cambridge

Sat 19th April

Chiefs and governors: art and
This exhibition draws on MAA´s exc...

St john passion with britten s
Julia Doyle soprano Iestyn Davies counte...

Featured for Tue 25 Feb

Cambridge Arts Picturehouse (Cambridge) Only Lovers Left Alive

Ely monastic buildings guided
Join our guide to explore the grounds of one of the largest group...
Handel: israel in egypt
Stephen Cleobury conducts Handel's Israel In Egypt, with Claire D...

Featured for Fri 02 May

Gonville & Caius College Auditorium (Cambridge) The Hague String Trio

John langan band
Alternative folk, with world elements, by the singer-songwriter a...

Tapa: barkcloth paintings from
This exhibition draws upon the Museum&rs...

Featured for Sun 04 May

Milton Country Park (Milton) Wintercomfort's Wookiee Woodland Walk

In and out of the garden
Exhibition inspired by the arrival of Sp...

Featured for Sun 13 Apr

White Horse Inn (Barton) Folk Music Sessions

Ben watt with bernard butler
Folk-rock singer-songwriter.

Sun 20th April

Ted coney: a retrospective
Ted Coney will turn 70 next March and ov...

Featured for Thu 24 Apr

West Road Concert Hall (Cambridge) Concert pianist Angela Hewitt: Free Lecture-Recita

 
Arts & Entertainment
Prince re-signs with 'slave' label
Pop star Prince signs a major deal with Warner Bros Records, the label he famously fell out with nearly 20 years ago.

Former Radio 4 presenter dies at 88
Former BBC presenter Derek Cooper, who founded Radio 4's The Food Programme and presented a number of other shows, dies aged 88.

Rihanna settles court case
The singer agrees a deal with ex-accountants who "cost her millions".

Kim Novak speaks out over jibes
Vertigo actress Kim Novak says she felt bullied after people attacked her looks at this year's Oscars.

Tributes for Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Presidents and fellow writers pay tribute to Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez ,who has died in Mexico aged 87.

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