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Sunday, June 25, 2017

The popular girlband performed at a packed Newmarket Racecourse on Friday, June 23.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Final preparations are being made for Parklife 2017 – South Cambridgeshire’s biggest annual free family fun day.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Eldest brother Jackie Jackson speaks to the Cambridge Independent.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

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

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Dr John Rutter and the master of Magdalene College and former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams will come together in conversation at a unique event on June 24,

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

One in four British adults is obese. At the Centre for Diet and Activity Research, Dr Jean Adams is investigating interventions to help.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Acclaimed English indie-folk singer/songwriter Frank Turner has been added to the bill, along with his band The Sleeping Souls.

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Music

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The popular girlband performed at a packed Newmarket Racecourse on Friday, June 23.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Eldest brother Jackie Jackson speaks to the Cambridge Independent.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Dr John Rutter and the master of Magdalene College and former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams will come together in conversation at a unique event on June 24,

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Acclaimed English indie-folk singer/songwriter Frank Turner has been added to the bill, along with his band The Sleeping Souls.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Australian icon has cancelled her appearance at the 2017 Cambridge Folk Festival following the return of the disease she initially beat 25 years ago.

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Theatre

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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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Written by Torben Betts, one of the most exciting playwrights to emerge since Alan Ayckbourn, Invincible starts its Cambridge run tonight (Wednesday) at the Cambridge Arts Theatre.

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Comedy

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

Sunday, June 25, 2017

The popular girlband performed at a packed Newmarket Racecourse on Friday, June 23.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Final preparations are being made for Parklife 2017 – South Cambridgeshire’s biggest annual free family fun day.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Eldest brother Jackie Jackson speaks to the Cambridge Independent.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Dr John Rutter and the master of Magdalene College and former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams will come together in conversation at a unique event on June 24,

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Acclaimed English indie-folk singer/songwriter Frank Turner has been added to the bill, along with his band The Sleeping Souls.

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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

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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Monday, August 1, 2016

Author Dr Helen Marshall won the prize from a prestigious competition that is judged by American author and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt.

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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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Friday, July 29, 2016

One of the world’s most diverse museums for its size, you might need to visit twice to explore the whole building. But that’s OK - entry is free

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TV and Films

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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