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11:45

The overture to one of Rossini’s two act operas, The Thieving Magpie, made a glorious opening to Saturday’s concert by the City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CCSO) under its endlessly imaginative conductor Robert Hodge.

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Yesterday, 19:00

For the second year running, actress Holly Easterbrook will be starring in panto at the Cambridge Arts Theatre over the Christmas period.

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Yesterday, 15:42

Female folk artists Jess Morgan, Kitty MacFarlane and sister duo Doubleknot all performed strong sets.

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

The college’s chapel will host the event at 7.30pm on Tuesday, December 12.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The first headliners for the 2018 Cambridge Folk Festival, which is held between August 2 and August 5, have been announced.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The two folk singers from opposite sides of the country will appear in the venue above the Golden Hind pub on Milton Road.

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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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Music

11:45

The overture to one of Rossini’s two act operas, The Thieving Magpie, made a glorious opening to Saturday’s concert by the City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CCSO) under its endlessly imaginative conductor Robert Hodge.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:42

Female folk artists Jess Morgan, Kitty MacFarlane and sister duo Doubleknot all performed strong sets.

Read more
Saturday, December 9, 2017

The college’s chapel will host the event at 7.30pm on Tuesday, December 12.

Read more
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The two folk singers from opposite sides of the country will appear in the venue above the Golden Hind pub on Milton Road.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

This rising star of rap and R&B, who seeks to change commonly held perceptions of the genre, supported Nelly at the Corn Exchange on Monday, December 4.

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Theatre

Yesterday, 19:00

For the second year running, actress Holly Easterbrook will be starring in panto at the Cambridge Arts Theatre over the Christmas period.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

People, Places & Things director Jeremy Herrin gives an insight into tackling a powerful play which looks at addiction and rehab.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

New York-born writer and critic Erica Wagner reveals the story of one of America’s forgotten heroes in her latest book. She spoke with the Cambridge Independent ahead of her appearance at the Cambridge Literary Festival.

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Friday, November 17, 2017

I start this piece with a disclaimer.

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Calling all wine aficionados, connoisseurs and indeed anyone keen to learn more about the boudoir of the grape, the Corn Exchange will be turned into a wine-tasting palace for one day only on Saturday.

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Comedy

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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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Probably best known for his 18-year stint on BBC 2’s music-related panel show Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Phill Jupitus’ wide-ranging career has taken in everything from stand-up and TV, to radio acting, poetry and podcasting.

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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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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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Events and Festivals

11:45

The overture to one of Rossini’s two act operas, The Thieving Magpie, made a glorious opening to Saturday’s concert by the City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CCSO) under its endlessly imaginative conductor Robert Hodge.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:42

Female folk artists Jess Morgan, Kitty MacFarlane and sister duo Doubleknot all performed strong sets.

Read more
Saturday, December 9, 2017

The college’s chapel will host the event at 7.30pm on Tuesday, December 12.

Read more
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The first headliners for the 2018 Cambridge Folk Festival, which is held between August 2 and August 5, have been announced.

Read more
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The two folk singers from opposite sides of the country will appear in the venue above the Golden Hind pub on Milton Road.

Read more

Art

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Cambridge Art Fair sees the work of more than 150 artists – from across the decades and around the globe – go on show and sale from Thursday, November 9 to Sunday, November 12.

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Books

Friday, December 1, 2017

The writer’s latest book America City has enjoyed instant success since it was released last month.

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Top poet hosts creative workshop at Coleridge Community College.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

We look at the star-studded line-up for three days that will be filled with debate, literature and laughs.

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

One of the finest living exponents of the written word, Michael Frayn, a graduate of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, is one of only a small number of people writing in the English language to succeed in both drama and fiction.

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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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Museums

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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

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TV and Films

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

In this month’s column, sponsored by the Arts Picturehouse in Cambridge, Mark Liversidge explores the cult status of The Room.

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Trevor Nunn movie will star Dame Judi Dench

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

A film festival will raise money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (Each) following the “love and kindness” it gave to the organiser’s family.

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Film lovers rejoice! The Cambridge Film Festival (October 19-26), supported by the Cambridge Independent, is almost upon us.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Costa Book of the Year winner stars in Natural World TV special

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Places to Visit

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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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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