Events and Festivals

Covid-19 or Coronavirus …. life after all this

Covid-19 or Coronavirus …. life after all this

It takes a jolt to force people to do things differently but when lockdown is lifted one hopes some good changes will continue to be adopted. There are some new gardening enthusiasts out there that did not have the time previously. This could well spill over into next year when the rewards of their efforts […]

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VE Day Celebrations …. 75years ago since Victory in Europe

VE Day Celebrations …. 75years ago since Victory in Europe

75 years ago King George announced Victory in Europe as the last German soldiers surrender. Today people celebrate under lockdown, quietly at home. Flags and bunting could not be more British. We have a lot to be grateful for. Cambridge in pictures …    

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COVID-19 Coronavirus … STAY INDOORS …. 10th May 2020 update

COVID-19 Coronavirus … STAY INDOORS …. 10th May 2020 update

PM about to announce the opening of garden centres and that individuals may exercise twice per day . We are now at 215,000 cases and 31,000 deaths in the UK being the highest in Europe. Cambridgeshire with a 650,000 population has 912 cases with 162 deaths to date. 38% of all cases are those over […]

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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:- 8 October – 6 December 2019 (Michaelmas term) 24 and 25 December 2019 (Christmas) 14 January – […]

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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. ***** New one […]

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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

Blue Plaques of Cambridge …. something to look out for

Blue Plaques of Cambridge …. something to look out for

Blue plaques of Cambridge (written by George Talbot of Step Into Cambridge) Cambridge University’s streets have been walked by many famous scholars over the years. People who would go on to be heads of state, completely change the way we look at physics, challenge creationism, discover the meaning of life, lay the groundwork for the […]

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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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Covid-19 or Coronavirus …. life after all this

Covid-19 or Coronavirus …. life after all this

| May 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

It takes a jolt to force people to do things differently but when lockdown is lifted one hopes some good changes will continue to be adopted. There are some new gardening enthusiasts out there that did not have the time previously. This could well spill over into next year when the rewards of their efforts […]

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VE Day Celebrations …. 75years ago since Victory in Europe

VE Day Celebrations …. 75years ago since Victory in Europe

| May 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

75 years ago King George announced Victory in Europe as the last German soldiers surrender. Today people celebrate under lockdown, quietly at home. Flags and bunting could not be more British. We have a lot to be grateful for. Cambridge in pictures …    

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COVID-19 Coronavirus … STAY INDOORS …. 10th May 2020 update

COVID-19 Coronavirus … STAY INDOORS …. 10th May 2020 update

| May 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

PM about to announce the opening of garden centres and that individuals may exercise twice per day . We are now at 215,000 cases and 31,000 deaths in the UK being the highest in Europe. Cambridgeshire with a 650,000 population has 912 cases with 162 deaths to date. 38% of all cases are those over […]

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