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Yesterday, 23:22

20,000 expected to visit event, which is proudly supported by the Cambridge Independent

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Yesterday, 12:19

The Varsity Hotel & Spa recently celebrated World Gin Day at SIX, its sixth-floor panoramic bar and brasserie, with a special gin menu

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Mon, 11:57

‘Hellblade’ firm ‘to aim higher than we’ve ever dared to’

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

An American author living in London, Francesca Simon is best known for the Horrid Henry series of children’s books – the first of which was published in 1994

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Bringing 16th century Languedoc vividly to life, Kate Mosse’s The Burning Chambers is a gripping story of love and betrayal, mysteries and secrets; of war and adventure, conspiracies and divided loyalties

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Friday, June 15, 2018

The Wimpole History Festival is offering readers of the Cambridge Independent 20 per cent off any further bookings made between now and the event, which takes place between June 22 and 24 at the Wimpole Estate

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Friday, June 15, 2018

One of the popular restaurant chain’s two Cambridge branches has recently undergone a renovation. The Cambridge Independent went along to see it and to sample the food

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Music

Friday, June 8, 2018

Magne Furuholmen, keyboard player with the legendary pop group, talks to the Cambridge Independent

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

The Cambridge Independent is offering two readers the chance to see pop superstar Demi Lovato live at the July Course on Saturday, June 9.

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Monday, May 28, 2018

Having walked away from Wet Wet Wet for the second time last year, Marti Pellow is flying solo once again

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Friday, May 25, 2018

I had the privilege to be in the audience at the Corn Exchange to see the Shires – recently returned from Nashville – on their current tour on Wednesday, May 23

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Last night (Sunday, May 20), the penultimate concert in this season’s Classical Concert Series from Cambridge Live at the Corn Exchange saw the Dresden Philharmonic , conducted by Michael Sanderling, perform a mixed and drama-packed programme of 19th century works.

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Theatre

Thursday, May 31, 2018

This phenomenally successful smash-hit comedy is on until Saturday

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Harrowing and insightful – and even more poignant in this, the centenary year of the end of the First World War – this moving drama is currently on its fourth and final UK tour

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Referred to as “the edgiest contemporary theatre around” by The Stage newspaper, the Watch Out festival is a showcase of fresh experimental work, showcasing contemporary performance from local, regional and national artists

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Oscar Wilde’s witty and delightful farce runs at the Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Newly-revived Cambridge Handel Opera Company (CHOC) will be staging the Baroque composer’s Rodelinda in The Great Hall at The Leys next month.

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Comedy

Monday, March 5, 2018

Shappi Khorsandi’s brilliant new show, Mistress and Misfit, focuses on Emma, Lady Hamilton, the mistress and misfit who lit up the life of Admiral Nelson and added to the gaiety of nations during the Georgian era.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Ed Byrne has been an acclaimed stand-up (with audiences and critics alike) for 20 years now.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

There have been some big changes in Lucy Porter’s life recently.

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

With the world seemingly intent on lurching from one crisis to another, we all need somebody like Stephen K Amos to shine some funny light into our lives.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

The popular comedian, one of the regular stars of Mock the Week, is on his biggest nationwide tour to date with his show, Mammoth.

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Events and Festivals

Yesterday, 23:22

20,000 expected to visit event, which is proudly supported by the Cambridge Independent

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

An American author living in London, Francesca Simon is best known for the Horrid Henry series of children’s books – the first of which was published in 1994

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Friday, June 15, 2018

The Wimpole History Festival is offering readers of the Cambridge Independent 20 per cent off any further bookings made between now and the event, which takes place between June 22 and 24 at the Wimpole Estate

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Expect heart-stopping tales of spies, escapes and uplifting acts of humanity spanning nearly three centuries.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Magne Furuholmen, keyboard player with the legendary pop group, talks to the Cambridge Independent

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Art

Friday, June 1, 2018

See Edge III - a solid iron body standing on a wall - and the first UK showing of Infinite Cube II

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Artist also unveils stunning new works on site of former Cambridge firm Rattee and Kent

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Proving that the society’s title can be playfully misleading, around 300 works – from painting and sculpture to printmaking and drawing – will be on display at a private viewing on Friday, April 13, before the exhibition opens to the general public until Saturday, April 21.

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

A second artist, Tim Shuker-Yates, created the ‘Be Curious’ graffiti art

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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Anglia Ruskin University has unveiled exciting new public art at its Cambridge campus that reflects the process of transformation.

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Books

Sunday, June 17, 2018

An American author living in London, Francesca Simon is best known for the Horrid Henry series of children’s books – the first of which was published in 1994

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Bringing 16th century Languedoc vividly to life, Kate Mosse’s The Burning Chambers is a gripping story of love and betrayal, mysteries and secrets; of war and adventure, conspiracies and divided loyalties

Read more
Friday, June 15, 2018

The Wimpole History Festival is offering readers of the Cambridge Independent 20 per cent off any further bookings made between now and the event, which takes place between June 22 and 24 at the Wimpole Estate

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Expect heart-stopping tales of spies, escapes and uplifting acts of humanity spanning nearly three centuries.

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Ghost Writers on the Cam is a two-hour walking tour of Cambridge – the brainchild of passionate performance storyteller, art historian, writer, researcher and former employee of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Robert Lloyd Parry

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Museums

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Castle Street attraction secures £85,200 to help it become volunteer-based organisation

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Monday, January 22, 2018

The fascinating specimens on display at the Cambridge University Museum of Zoology will become an even greater draw following an extensive redevelopment.

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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Castle Street attraction is battling to survive amid financial difficulties

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TV and Films

Friday, April 20, 2018

How DO they do that? From Patrick Melrose to Atlantis and Troy, the Cambridge studio has the answers?

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Sunday, April 1, 2018

Tan is one of castaways dropped on remote Pacific Ocean island - unaware a second group is there

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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Histon and Impington hoping to charm the nation

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A site to the south of the city is to feature in a new horror film from a director with Cantabrigian ties.

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Friday, December 22, 2017

Cameras rolled this week as the final day of filming in Cambridge for KGB spy thriller, Red Joan was held.

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Places to Visit

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Here is a fine selection of places to go to see in 2018 in style.

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Former home of 1st Lord Fairhaven will no longer shut between October and March

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

A record number of people will be heading to the beautiful setting of Anglesey Abbey this December for an evening of stunning effects and innovative designs at the sixth annual winter lights event.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

The popular venue on Newmarket Road in Stow-cum-Quy presents a night of electronic music and fireworks in a superb outdoor location.

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