Events and Festivals

Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra … Thurs 11th May … Corn Exchange

Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra … Thurs 11th May … Corn Exchange

Yuri Botnari conducts this magical night of spell binding piano including Rachmaninov’s Concerto No. 2 played by Freddy Kempf. Starts at 7:30pm at the Corn Exchange. More details at https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/moscow-philharmonic-orchestra

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European Union Chamber Orchestra ….. 6th April 2017 … CornEx

European Union Chamber Orchestra ….. 6th April 2017 … CornEx

A Spring concert to lift the spirits. Smaller Chamber Orchestra is so intimate. Tickets from £30 for adults. For more information visit https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/european-union-chamber-orchestra-1  

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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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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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Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra … Thurs 11th May … Corn Exchange

Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra … Thurs 11th May … Corn Exchange

| May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yuri Botnari conducts this magical night of spell binding piano including Rachmaninov’s Concerto No. 2 played by Freddy Kempf. Starts at 7:30pm at the Corn Exchange. More details at https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/moscow-philharmonic-orchestra

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European Union Chamber Orchestra ….. 6th April 2017 … CornEx

European Union Chamber Orchestra ….. 6th April 2017 … CornEx

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Spring concert to lift the spirits. Smaller Chamber Orchestra is so intimate. Tickets from £30 for adults. For more information visit https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/european-union-chamber-orchestra-1  

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

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

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

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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