Events and Festivals

Thriplow Daffodil Festival …. 23rd and 24th March 2019

Thriplow Daffodil Festival …. 23rd and 24th March 2019

A truly Cambridge local experience. The Thriplow Daffodil Festival is something special. Take the family for a walk round the village and look at Spring arriving as well as local stalls and things to do. For more information visit the website www.thriplow.org.uk   Home  

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Philharmonia Orchestra – 24th June 2018 – 7:30pm at Corn Exchange

Philharmonia Orchestra – 24th June 2018 – 7:30pm at Corn Exchange

Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen Horn Katy Woolley Playing:- Beethoven Overture, Namensfeier Mozart Horn Concerto No. 4, K495 Beethoven Symphony No. 2   Seats from £17 with no view. Wonderful occasion and even an after party arranged. More details here … https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/philharmonia-orchestra-june-2018   Katy with her horn …

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Dresden Philharmonic  …. Corn Exchange …. Sun 20th May 2018

Dresden Philharmonic …. Corn Exchange …. Sun 20th May 2018

Michael Sanderling conducts and the soloist is Jennifer Pike for this wonderful night of classical music. In 2002, when aged 12 she became the youngest-ever winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year. Tchaikovsky’s dazzling Violin Concerto Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony Tickets from £32 7:30pm start More information visit https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/dresden-philharmonic-0  

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Top Tips for Visitors

Evensong at Kings … check days and times

Evensong at Kings … check days and times

Evensong is a sung chapel service at Kings College Chapel, which is open to the public and free of charge. In order to check the latest you can go directly to their website here:- http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/events/chapel-services Services between these dates:- 15 January – 15 March 2019 (Lent Term) 18 April – 21 April 2019 (Holy Week and Easter Day) 23 April – 16 June […]

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Top Ten Things to Do in Cambridge

Top Ten Things to Do in Cambridge

No.1 – Punting This is quintessentially Cambridge. Of course this is also done in Oxford but not half as well. This is a great way to see The Backs of 7 of the colleges and their bridges. We have a whole page dedicated to this activity. No.2 – A  Bike Tour This is a great […]

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Cambridge Top Tips

Cambridge Top Tips

Here are a few top tips that you’ll be glad to know:- 1. Free Entry to Kings College Chapel It’s not well publicised but it is illegal to charge people to worship in the UK and so if you attend a chapel service such as evensong it is completely free of charge. Monday to Saturday […]

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Strictly for Locals

Cambridge Alehouse Philisophers …. Sat 6th April 2019 at The Blue Moon

Cambridge Alehouse Philisophers …. Sat 6th April 2019 at The Blue Moon

This is perhaps one for the locals but perhaps you are a visiting Philosopher. Drink in great real ale pubs in Cambridge and discuss what’s on your mind or someone else’s. Next meeting is at The Blue Moon pub at 6pm on the 6th April 2019. More information about the group here:- https://www.facebook.com/groups/cambridge.alehouse.philosophers/

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Art Installation …. Dinky Doors … arrives in the city. Can you find them? April 2019

Art Installation …. Dinky Doors … arrives in the city. Can you find them? April 2019

Someone …. who is calling themselves Dinky Doors https://www.dinkydoors.co.uk has started creating miniature door ways around the city that hope to inspire us to look at other worlds. We think they must be Cambridge locals as they have found some truly unusual places for their art that you couldn’t just stumble upon.       […]

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Cambridge is famous for cycling ….. 101 reasons to get cycling

Cambridge is famous for cycling ….. 101 reasons to get cycling

Cambridge is well known for cycling but is this just because the University of Cambridge does not permit students to have cars or perhaps given that it is as flat as a pancake and the roads so narrow and congested it simply is the best way to get around? If you are a cyclist you […]

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Facts and Figures

Kings College Chapel …. interesting stuff

Kings College Chapel …. interesting stuff

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Cambridge Goldie Boat

Cambridge Goldie Boat

Did you know that Cambridge has won the boat race in London 81 times versus Oxford’s 78! (as at 2015)

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Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts

Did you know….. The oldest college is Peter House, which was founded in 1284. The University of Cambridge was officially started in 1209 by an association of scholars who came from Oxford. There are rumours that these scholars where in trouble with the law in Oxford and made a run for it to Cambridge (not […]

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Cambridge Alehouse Philisophers …. Sat 6th April 2019 at The Blue Moon

Cambridge Alehouse Philisophers …. Sat 6th April 2019 at The Blue Moon

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This is perhaps one for the locals but perhaps you are a visiting Philosopher. Drink in great real ale pubs in Cambridge and discuss what’s on your mind or someone else’s. Next meeting is at The Blue Moon pub at 6pm on the 6th April 2019. More information about the group here:- https://www.facebook.com/groups/cambridge.alehouse.philosophers/

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Art Installation …. Dinky Doors … arrives in the city. Can you find them? April 2019

Art Installation …. Dinky Doors … arrives in the city. Can you find them? April 2019

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Someone …. who is calling themselves Dinky Doors https://www.dinkydoors.co.uk has started creating miniature door ways around the city that hope to inspire us to look at other worlds. We think they must be Cambridge locals as they have found some truly unusual places for their art that you couldn’t just stumble upon.       […]

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Cambridge is famous for cycling ….. 101 reasons to get cycling

Cambridge is famous for cycling ….. 101 reasons to get cycling

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cambridge is well known for cycling but is this just because the University of Cambridge does not permit students to have cars or perhaps given that it is as flat as a pancake and the roads so narrow and congested it simply is the best way to get around? If you are a cyclist you […]

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