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Monday, August 14, 2017

Cambridge author Dr Phillip Brown releases the final instalment in his trilogy next month, The Mountain Dwellers.

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Rather than just bask in the glory of mega-hits such as Sit Down, She’s A Star and Laid, the Mancunian band has always strived to keep moving forward.

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

So, how’s your week been? I’ve spent most of mine being asked what I think about the new Doctor Who. Honestly, you write one half-a-million-word history of a TV show and people automatically expect you to have an opinion on it.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Theresa may come, Theresa may go, but this creeping evil might live forever...

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Next year, reggae pop music giants UB40 – named after the notorious UK unemployment benefit form and known the world over for hits such as Red Red Wine, (I Can’t Help) Falling in Love with You, I Got You Babe and debut single Food for Thought – will celebrate 40 years since they first came together as a band in Birmingham.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Mothers gathered from all over in a church in Ely to hear the gods of honest parenting, and praise the book of the Scummy Mummies.

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Music

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Rather than just bask in the glory of mega-hits such as Sit Down, She’s A Star and Laid, the Mancunian band has always strived to keep moving forward.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Theresa may come, Theresa may go, but this creeping evil might live forever...

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Next year, reggae pop music giants UB40 – named after the notorious UK unemployment benefit form and known the world over for hits such as Red Red Wine, (I Can’t Help) Falling in Love with You, I Got You Babe and debut single Food for Thought – will celebrate 40 years since they first came together as a band in Birmingham.

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Sunday, July 9, 2017

Founder and principal conductor of the Aurora Orchestra – which will be playing as part of the Cambridge Independent-supported Cambridge Summer Music Festival later this month – Nicholas Collon is also chief conductor and artistic adviser at the Residentie Orkest in The Hague – a post he will take up in 2018 – and principal guest conductor of the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne.

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Theatre

Friday, July 7, 2017

This unmissable adaptation of the Jane Austen classic runs until Saturday.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Starring seasoned thespians, James Bolam and Anne Reid, this hilarious black comedy runs until Saturday.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Actress Penny Layden stars in this unique new production about Brexit, written by Carol Ann Duffy.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

It’s now 40 years to the month since Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party first premiered at Hampstead Theatre in 1977 and, to celebrate, a new touring version, starring Sherlock star Amanda Abbington, is on this week in Cambridge. Adrian Peel went along to the opening night.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Following leading roles in top TV dramas Sherlock and Mr Selfridge, the much in-demand actress will be appearing on stage in Cambridge from April 10 to April 15.

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Comedy

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Mothers gathered from all over in a church in Ely to hear the gods of honest parenting, and praise the book of the Scummy Mummies.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Wearing a trilby and a sharp suit, comedian Steve Jameson’s foul-mouthed pensioner Sol Bernstein is back with more outrageous remarks.

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Brilliantly exciting Scottish comedian Larry Dean is Custard Comedy’s January headliner when the event returns to Comberton.

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Pushing the boundaries

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Born in 1988, former law student Iain Stirling is perfectly placed to comment on the issues – and prejudices – faced by ‘millennials’, something he does with vigour on his current tour, which kicked off in London on October 12.

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Events and Festivals

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Rather than just bask in the glory of mega-hits such as Sit Down, She’s A Star and Laid, the Mancunian band has always strived to keep moving forward.

Read more
Friday, July 28, 2017

Theresa may come, Theresa may go, but this creeping evil might live forever...

Read more
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Next year, reggae pop music giants UB40 – named after the notorious UK unemployment benefit form and known the world over for hits such as Red Red Wine, (I Can’t Help) Falling in Love with You, I Got You Babe and debut single Food for Thought – will celebrate 40 years since they first came together as a band in Birmingham.

Read more
Sunday, July 9, 2017

Founder and principal conductor of the Aurora Orchestra – which will be playing as part of the Cambridge Independent-supported Cambridge Summer Music Festival later this month – Nicholas Collon is also chief conductor and artistic adviser at the Residentie Orkest in The Hague – a post he will take up in 2018 – and principal guest conductor of the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne.

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Art

Monday, November 21, 2016

Internationally-acclaimed photographer Jane Hilton will talk guns, brothels and cowboys at Anglia Ruskin University’s Cambridge campus on Monday (November 28).

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Books

Monday, August 14, 2017

Cambridge author Dr Phillip Brown releases the final instalment in his trilogy next month, The Mountain Dwellers.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

We asked Cambridge author Christopher Pressler for his guide to writing a novel. This is his response.

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Friday, December 23, 2016

Cambridge graduate Lucy Banks has found literary fame at Christmas after her children’s story about a slug was published for free on Amazon devices.

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Friday, November 18, 2016

An eclectic and vibrant line-up will take to the stage for a fascinating weekend of politics and poetry, fiction and finance, comedy and current affairs as the Cambridge Literary Festival returns.

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Museums

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Discover the hidden treasures of the Fitzwilliam museum thanks to a new app

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

From falconry, spooky tales, pumpkins, and walks in crunchy golden leaves to exploring museums and catching a film at the cinema. Here are five of the fun things going on to help keep your little ones interested this half-term.

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TV and Films

Saturday, July 29, 2017

So, how’s your week been? I’ve spent most of mine being asked what I think about the new Doctor Who. Honestly, you write one half-a-million-word history of a TV show and people automatically expect you to have an opinion on it.

Read more
Saturday, February 11, 2017

So who should be the next Doctor? The best life form for the job, that’s who.

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Friday, November 4, 2016

It cost £100million to make, it’s one of the most eagerly anticipated series of the year and a Cambridgeshire landmark is one of its stars.

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

The 36th Cambridge Film Festival takes place from October 20 to 27 and, as ever, the 2016 edition will offer a diverse selection of titles with something for everyone, from UK premieres of hotly-anticipated features, to classic retrospectives, thought-provoking documentaries, late night cult movies and family favourites.

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Places to Visit

Friday, June 16, 2017

‘Nobel Prize factory’ offers activities, talks and demonstrations on Saturday June 17

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Join Cambridge Past, Present and Future and get free tickets to Shepreth Wildlife Park.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

A weekend of events start on Friday, March 10.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

The Cambridgeshire zoo is giving a chance to meet the lemurs for £25 on Valentine’s Day.

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Monday, September 19, 2016

RSPB hides overlooking artificial nesting banks for kingfishers.

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