Events and Festivals

Czech National Symphony Orchestra …… Cornex …. .15th Nov 2016

Czech National Symphony Orchestra …… Cornex …. .15th Nov 2016

Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony is a delight and Natalie Clein is an incredible cellist. Check out more information here http://bit.ly/2f8Bb0W  

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra … Fri 28th Oct … Corn Ex

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra … Fri 28th Oct … Corn Ex

This is a part of the Cambridge Classical Concert Series 16/17 Fabulous romantic violin by Carolin and finishing with a stiring Symphony Conductor Alexander Shelley Violin Carolin Widmann Rossini William Tell Overture Mendelssohn Violin Concerto Sibelius Symphony No. 2    

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Classical Concert (for charity) …… Jesus College ….. 23rd Sept – 7pm

Classical Concert (for charity) …… Jesus College ….. 23rd Sept – 7pm

Charity Classical Concert at Jesus College Chapel 7pm 23rd September 2016 ‘Scenes from Childhood’ Schumann: Kinderszenen op.15 Debussy: Children’s Corner Schumann: Piano Album for the Young op. 68 Schumann: Song Album for the Young op. 79   Suggested minimum donation of £15 (students £7.50) includes a glass of wine during the interval Tickets available on the door […]

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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:- 19th April 2016 to 12th June 2016 (Easter Term) 1st Oct to 2nd December 2016 (Michaelmas Term) mid January 2017 to […]

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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 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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Find a Garden that’s not usually open to the public

Find a Garden that’s not usually open to the public

There are lots of gardens that are usually closed to the public that open their doors just occasionally in the year. This is a way of discovering a part of Cambridge that few get to see including College Fellows Gardens. http://www.ngs.org.uk/Shared/Templates/CountyPage.aspx?page=20845#resultsbookmark  

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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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Czech National Symphony Orchestra …… Cornex …. .15th Nov 2016

Czech National Symphony Orchestra …… Cornex …. .15th Nov 2016

| October 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony is a delight and Natalie Clein is an incredible cellist. Check out more information here http://bit.ly/2f8Bb0W  

Continue Reading

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

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

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

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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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra … Fri 28th Oct … Corn Ex

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra … Fri 28th Oct … Corn Ex

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

This is a part of the Cambridge Classical Concert Series 16/17 Fabulous romantic violin by Carolin and finishing with a stiring Symphony Conductor Alexander Shelley Violin Carolin Widmann Rossini William Tell Overture Mendelssohn Violin Concerto Sibelius Symphony No. 2    

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