Events and Festivals

Philharmonia Orchestra – 24th June 2018 – 7:30pm at Corn Exchange

Philharmonia Orchestra – 24th June 2018 – 7:30pm at Corn Exchange

Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen Horn Katy Woolley Playing:- Beethoven Overture, Namensfeier Mozart Horn Concerto No. 4, K495 Beethoven Symphony No. 2   Seats from £17 with no view. Wonderful occasion and even an after party arranged. More details here … https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/philharmonia-orchestra-june-2018   Katy with her horn …

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Dresden Philharmonic  …. Corn Exchange …. Sun 20th May 2018

Dresden Philharmonic …. Corn Exchange …. Sun 20th May 2018

Michael Sanderling conducts and the soloist is Jennifer Pike for this wonderful night of classical music. In 2002, when aged 12 she became the youngest-ever winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year. Tchaikovsky’s dazzling Violin Concerto Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony Tickets from £32 7:30pm start More information visit https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/dresden-philharmonic-0  

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …… 5th May at Corn Exchange

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …… 5th May at Corn Exchange

On Saturday 5 May 2018, Michal Nesterowicz conducts Esther Yoo performing Glazunov’s rarely heard Violin Concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Cambridge Corn Exchange, the latest concert in the 2017/18 Cambridge Classical Concert Series A BBC Young Generation Artist from 2014 to 2016, Esther Yoo is the Corn Exchange’s current Artist in Residence whose […]

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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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Philharmonia Orchestra – 24th June 2018 – 7:30pm at Corn Exchange

Philharmonia Orchestra – 24th June 2018 – 7:30pm at Corn Exchange

| June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen Horn Katy Woolley Playing:- Beethoven Overture, Namensfeier Mozart Horn Concerto No. 4, K495 Beethoven Symphony No. 2   Seats from £17 with no view. Wonderful occasion and even an after party arranged. More details here … https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/philharmonia-orchestra-june-2018   Katy with her horn …

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Dresden Philharmonic  …. Corn Exchange …. Sun 20th May 2018

Dresden Philharmonic …. Corn Exchange …. Sun 20th May 2018

| May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Michael Sanderling conducts and the soloist is Jennifer Pike for this wonderful night of classical music. In 2002, when aged 12 she became the youngest-ever winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year. Tchaikovsky’s dazzling Violin Concerto Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony Tickets from £32 7:30pm start More information visit https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/dresden-philharmonic-0  

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …… 5th May at Corn Exchange

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra …… 5th May at Corn Exchange

| April 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Saturday 5 May 2018, Michal Nesterowicz conducts Esther Yoo performing Glazunov’s rarely heard Violin Concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Cambridge Corn Exchange, the latest concert in the 2017/18 Cambridge Classical Concert Series A BBC Young Generation Artist from 2014 to 2016, Esther Yoo is the Corn Exchange’s current Artist in Residence whose […]

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