Events and Festivals

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …….. Wed 11th Oct 2017

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …….. Wed 11th Oct 2017

Daniel Kharitonov on the piano and Christoph Altstaedt  conducting. Great young pianist comes to Cambridge. Mendelssohn  A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture Beethoven  Piano Concerto No.4 Dvořák  Symphony No.7 Prices from £17. 6:15pm you can meet the musicians in the foyer. More information go to http://bit.ly/2xsYhLS  

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806th Midsummer Fair ……….. 21st to 26th June 2017

806th Midsummer Fair ……….. 21st to 26th June 2017

This fair is the reason the common has it’s name. Dates back to 1211 when the first fair was granted to take place by King John.   For more information visit http://bit.ly/1W3x9sI      

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …… Sat 17th June 2017 at Corn Ex

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …… Sat 17th June 2017 at Corn Ex

Lucienne Renaudin Vary will now be joining the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to take on Haydn’s magnificent Trumpet Concerto.  At just 18, Lucienne has a bright future ahead of her, currently still a student of the Conservatorie National Supérieur de Paris, she will take a short break from her exams in order to make her first […]

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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.html   Services:- 17 January – 17 March 2017 (Lent Term) 13 April – 16 April 2017 (Holy week and Easter […]

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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

New Hotel Opens It’s Doors …. The Tamburlaine …. 20th March 2017

New Hotel Opens It’s Doors …. The Tamburlaine …. 20th March 2017

New Hotels don’t open every day in Cambridge so this is quite an event. Very elegant. Worth popping in for a drink even if you’re not staying. They’ve got a nice bar! For more information and photos visit http://www.thetamburlaine.co.uk/

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Cambridge Road Closures ….. Mill Road, East Road, Hills Road and Grange Road

Cambridge Road Closures ….. Mill Road, East Road, Hills Road and Grange Road

There has not been much publicity about road closures. There are some desperate attempts to improve congestion but without much thought for communities it would seem. More information to follow but if you’d like to stop road closures visit http://bit.ly/2cvF91P

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Computer Drop-in Lessons ….. by Cambridge Online

Computer Drop-in Lessons ….. by Cambridge Online

Cambridge Online is a charity committed to getting everyone who wants to be ‘online’. This includes a new ‘drop-in’ rota for different locations around Cambridge each week. If you’re not confident about being online you can come along to one of their sessions free of charge and they will walk you through it. They call […]

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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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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …….. Wed 11th Oct 2017

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …….. Wed 11th Oct 2017

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Daniel Kharitonov on the piano and Christoph Altstaedt  conducting. Great young pianist comes to Cambridge. Mendelssohn  A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture Beethoven  Piano Concerto No.4 Dvořák  Symphony No.7 Prices from £17. 6:15pm you can meet the musicians in the foyer. More information go to http://bit.ly/2xsYhLS  

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806th Midsummer Fair ……….. 21st to 26th June 2017

806th Midsummer Fair ……….. 21st to 26th June 2017

| June 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

This fair is the reason the common has it’s name. Dates back to 1211 when the first fair was granted to take place by King John.   For more information visit http://bit.ly/1W3x9sI      

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …… Sat 17th June 2017 at Corn Ex

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …… Sat 17th June 2017 at Corn Ex

| June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lucienne Renaudin Vary will now be joining the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to take on Haydn’s magnificent Trumpet Concerto.  At just 18, Lucienne has a bright future ahead of her, currently still a student of the Conservatorie National Supérieur de Paris, she will take a short break from her exams in order to make her first […]

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