Events and Festivals

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra …. 18th May at the Corn Exchange

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra …. 18th May at the Corn Exchange

What a delight of Russian music from Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto to the rousing Rachmaninov’s Symphony No.2 this is going to be a great evening of classical music not to be missed. The lead violinist is Nikita Boriso-Gledsky (as pictured) who is world renowned. Starts at 7:30pm and tickets are between £28.50 and £38.50 For more information visit https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/moscow-state-symphony-orchestra   […]

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Free Lute Concert at Fitzwilliam College Chapel… Sat 14th May

Free Lute Concert at Fitzwilliam College Chapel… Sat 14th May

This is an event put on by Musicke in the Ayre. Free event with a collection at the end. at Fitzwilliam College Chapel starting at 6:30pm

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …. Friday 1st April 2016

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …. Friday 1st April 2016

What a treat! Tchaikovsky’s magnificent Polanaise from the opera Eugene Onegin, Dvořák’s Cello Concerto performed by soloist Gautier Capuçon and then the finish Dvořák’s Symphony No.9 ‘From the New World’. At the Corn Exchange. Starts at 7:30pm. Very good student discounts but with standard tickets at around £26.

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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

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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Cambridge Residents Cards …. new scheme for 2014

Cambridge Residents Cards …. new scheme for 2014

Previously one filled out a form that was available from the Shop at Kings. From 2014 you will need to fill out a form online to receive a card that is valid for three years. There is only a £10 to cover costs of supplying the cards and gives Kings and other colleges that accept […]

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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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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …………. 9 June – Corn Ex

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …………. 9 June – Corn Ex

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dame Evelyn Glennie returns to Cambridge together with conductor Nicholas Collon for a Philharmonic extravaganza!   https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/royal-philharmonic-orchestra-3    

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Moscow State Symphony Orchestra …. 18th May at the Corn Exchange

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra …. 18th May at the Corn Exchange

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

What a delight of Russian music from Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto to the rousing Rachmaninov’s Symphony No.2 this is going to be a great evening of classical music not to be missed. The lead violinist is Nikita Boriso-Gledsky (as pictured) who is world renowned. Starts at 7:30pm and tickets are between £28.50 and £38.50 For more information visit https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/moscow-state-symphony-orchestra   […]

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Free Lute Concert at Fitzwilliam College Chapel… Sat 14th May

Free Lute Concert at Fitzwilliam College Chapel… Sat 14th May

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

This is an event put on by Musicke in the Ayre. Free event with a collection at the end. at Fitzwilliam College Chapel starting at 6:30pm

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