Newmarket and its surroundings

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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...

  • Eating Out 

    Keeping it real

    In the bad old days, street food in the UK meant a dodgy burger or kebab bought from a rusty old van. In 2014 it's more likely to be a falafel wrap or a brie-and-cranberry crepe, served from...

  • 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 

    Cooking for life

    Food is all around, to paraphrase the song lyrics. Only one generation back, food was not omnipresent. Food was associated with, and linked to, set meal times around the kitchen or dinner ta...

  • Gigs & Nightlife 


    The critically acclaimed Zimbabwean 6 piece music group Mokoomba brought a soulful urgency and infusion of Southern African styles to Cambridge with an energetic show that soon had the audie...

  • 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 

    Ely's evolving nightlife

    New venues are breathing life into the Ely nightlife scene. New bars, lounges and interesting settings are keeping Ely partygoers local. With new and hip ideas on cocktails and atmospheres, ...

  • Travel, talks and tours 

    Paddocks House, Newmarket

    The new 15 luxury bed hotel down a tree-lined avenue, just a short hop from the famous Newmarket racecourse, has a touch of modern-day Downton Abbey about it, complete with butler service, g...

Featured venues for Newmarket

Recommended events for Newmarket

Events in & around Newmarket

Wed 16th April

Britten sinfonia - bach st joh
Composed for Good Friday vespers in 1724 Bach´s masterpiece...
Julie madly deeply
West End performer and star of Fascinating Aida, Sarah Louise You...

Featured for Tue 25 Feb

Cambridge Arts Picturehouse (Cambridge) Only Lovers Left Alive

Hand-drawn cambridge
Workshop for teens aged 13+ Join artist and designer Rachel to...
Benjamin grosvenor & the esche
The pianist and ensemble performs Mendelssohn's Quartet In E Flat...

Featured for Fri 02 May

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

James wilton: last man standin
A contemporary piece exploring danger, t...

The wildhearts, hey! hello!
Singer-songwriter and guitarist Ginger l...

Featured for Mon 24 Mar

Six Bells (Cambridge) Quiz Night

Susan boyle
The singer from Blackburn, West Lothian, who came to fame after a...
A tudor passion
The King's Men perform William Byrd's Lamentations Of Jeremiah an...

Featured for Sun 04 May

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

Wicken willow craft (over 6s)
Using willow and other Wicken Fen natural materials to create a r...
Glass fusing: workshop (over 7
Make your own piece of unique fused glass art.

Featured for Today

Curwen Print Study Centre (Linton) Collagraphs including Carborundum & Chine Colle

Local News Suffolk
Fire destroys thatched cottages
Firefighters spend the day tackling "hot spots" at a fire which destroyed two thatched cottages in Suffolk.

£20m rail investment plans announced
A £20m plan to refurbish trains in the East of England and increase services from Stansted Airport to Cambridge is announced.

Girl stuck waist deep in 'mud pool'
A girl is rescued after sinking up to her waist in mud while playing with friends at a disused quarry.

Dredging begins for port expansion
Felixstowe port begins dredging one million cubic metres of sea bed ahead of the next stage of its expansion.

Lighthouse gravel defence 'working'
The owners of a lighthouse in Suffolk say new gravel and shingle bags at its foot are successfully protecting it from further sea erosion.

Arts & Entertainment
Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer
Author Donna Tartt is awarded this year's Pulitzer Prize for fiction, for her critically acclaimed third novel The Goldfinch.

War Horse musicians lose legal bid
Five musicians take action against the National Theatre after being stripped of their roles in the West End production of War Horse.

BBC Three controller leaves for Sky
Zai Bennett, the controller of BBC Three, announces he is to move to Sky Atlantic, just weeks after the BBC announced the channel would be scrapped.

Hobbit star Armitage set for Old Vic
Richard Armitage, one the stars of The Hobbit films, is to lead the cast in a new production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible at the Old Vic.

BBC Trust to examine star salaries
The BBC Trust is to conduct a review of presenter and performer pay - the first in five years.

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