Events and Festivals

Philharmonia Orchestra …. Corn Ex … Sat 4th March 7:30pm

Philharmonia Orchestra …. Corn Ex … Sat 4th March 7:30pm

Saturday 4 Mar 2017, 7.30pm Philharmonia Orchestra   Conductor       Tugan Sokhiev Violin               Alexandra Soumm   Mendelssohn   Hebrides Overture Bruch               Violin Concerto No. 1 Tchaikovsky     Symphony No. 6 (‘Pathétique’)   For more information visit http://bit.ly/2lSjh6A

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Kyan …. live music … Thurs 9th Feb … Record Cafe …. 260 Mill Road

Kyan …. live music … Thurs 9th Feb … Record Cafe …. 260 Mill Road

Kyan is a Cambridge born musician and he’s going places … check out his live performance on Mill Road. http://www.kyanmusic.com/   

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e-Luminate Festival … Fri 10th to Wed 15th Feb 2017

e-Luminate Festival … Fri 10th to Wed 15th Feb 2017

This contemporary arts festival is back. Venues include Corn Exchange and Guildhall. Lit up at night. Lots more information here … http://bit.ly/2kqWpgC  

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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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Philharmonia Orchestra …. Corn Ex … Sat 4th March 7:30pm

Philharmonia Orchestra …. Corn Ex … Sat 4th March 7:30pm

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Saturday 4 Mar 2017, 7.30pm Philharmonia Orchestra   Conductor       Tugan Sokhiev Violin               Alexandra Soumm   Mendelssohn   Hebrides Overture Bruch               Violin Concerto No. 1 Tchaikovsky     Symphony No. 6 (‘Pathétique’)   For more information visit http://bit.ly/2lSjh6A

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Kyan …. live music … Thurs 9th Feb … Record Cafe …. 260 Mill Road

Kyan …. live music … Thurs 9th Feb … Record Cafe …. 260 Mill Road

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kyan is a Cambridge born musician and he’s going places … check out his live performance on Mill Road. http://www.kyanmusic.com/   

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e-Luminate Festival … Fri 10th to Wed 15th Feb 2017

e-Luminate Festival … Fri 10th to Wed 15th Feb 2017

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

This contemporary arts festival is back. Venues include Corn Exchange and Guildhall. Lit up at night. Lots more information here … http://bit.ly/2kqWpgC  

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