Events and Festivals

Cambridge Literary Festival … 13th to 15th April 2018

Cambridge Literary Festival … 13th to 15th April 2018

Ruby Wax, Adrian Edmondson, Harry Hill, Lucy Worsley … to name but a few. Some great authors come to Cambridge and do various events around the City. Great for children. For more information visit www.cambridgeliteraryfestival.com    

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Russian State Philharmonic…… Wed 7th March 2018 … Corn Exchange

Russian State Philharmonic…… Wed 7th March 2018 … Corn Exchange

What a treat! A really difficult piece of piano music to play executed by one of the world’s best pianists. Russian State Philharmonic Conductor Valery Polyansky Piano  Valentina Lisitsa Music:- Tchaikovsky  Sleeping Beauty Suite Rachmaninov   Piano Concerto No. 3 Tchaikovsky   Symphony No.4 7:30pm start. Tickets from £17. For more information visit  https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/russian-state-philharmonic  

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European Union Chamber Orchestra – 20th Feb 2018 – 7:30pm Corn Exchange

European Union Chamber Orchestra – 20th Feb 2018 – 7:30pm Corn Exchange

Sheku on Cello is a real treat to have in Cambridge. Previously a BBC young musician of the year. His album is hitting No.1 everywhere. Director  Hans-Peter Hofmann Cello Sheku Kanneh-Mason Handel Suite Water Music Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Delius  Two Aquarelles Mozart Symphony No. 29 For more information visit https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/european-union-chamber-orchestra-feb-2018

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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:- 30 September – 2 December 2017 (Michaelmas Term) 16 January – 16 March 2018 (Lent Term) 26  March – 1 April 2018 (Holy […]

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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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Cambridge Literary Festival … 13th to 15th April 2018

Cambridge Literary Festival … 13th to 15th April 2018

| March 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ruby Wax, Adrian Edmondson, Harry Hill, Lucy Worsley … to name but a few. Some great authors come to Cambridge and do various events around the City. Great for children. For more information visit www.cambridgeliteraryfestival.com    

Continue Reading

Russian State Philharmonic…… Wed 7th March 2018 … Corn Exchange

Russian State Philharmonic…… Wed 7th March 2018 … Corn Exchange

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

What a treat! A really difficult piece of piano music to play executed by one of the world’s best pianists. Russian State Philharmonic Conductor Valery Polyansky Piano  Valentina Lisitsa Music:- Tchaikovsky  Sleeping Beauty Suite Rachmaninov   Piano Concerto No. 3 Tchaikovsky   Symphony No.4 7:30pm start. Tickets from £17. For more information visit  https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/russian-state-philharmonic  

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European Union Chamber Orchestra – 20th Feb 2018 – 7:30pm Corn Exchange

European Union Chamber Orchestra – 20th Feb 2018 – 7:30pm Corn Exchange

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sheku on Cello is a real treat to have in Cambridge. Previously a BBC young musician of the year. His album is hitting No.1 everywhere. Director  Hans-Peter Hofmann Cello Sheku Kanneh-Mason Handel Suite Water Music Haydn Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Delius  Two Aquarelles Mozart Symphony No. 29 For more information visit https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/european-union-chamber-orchestra-feb-2018

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