Events and Festivals

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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Sunday, July 2, 2017

The Jacksons, the second in the Newmarket Nights series of concerts which began last week with Little Mix, took place on Friday, June 30 at Newmarket’s July Course.

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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

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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Friday, June 2, 2017

A staple of summer life in Cambridge arrives on Midsummer Common tomorrow, Saturday June 3.

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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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Friday, May 26, 2017

Sounds Green takes place every Wednesday evening in July on the Garden’s Main Lawn.

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

The 44th Cambridge Beer Festival, the longest running CAMRA beer event and currently one of the largest of its type in the UK, will be held on Jesus Green in the city from Monday to Saturday (May 22-27).

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Friday, May 19, 2017

A talented DJ and music mixer who lays down thumping drum ‘n’ bass/electro-swing/jazz/jungle beats and a charismatic, impeccably dressed Old Etonian blessed with amazing stage presence who dances like a man possessed. It does indeed sound like the perfect combination, and it pretty much is.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Your guide to the top attractions in the region this week...

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Emerging talent and established artists will be among those taking to the stage as part of the new Cambridge Classical Concert Series.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

There are few better ways to spend the summer than listening to live music in a great venue. And that’s exactly what the Cambridge Summer Music Festival delivers.

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Sunday, May 7, 2017

The Irish superstar received a very warm reception on her return to Cambridge, playing most of the songs off her latest record, Life Love Flesh Blood.

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Once again, Newmarket racecourse is to welcome some of the biggest and brightest acts from the world of popular music to the home of British horse racing this summer, as the Jockey Club Live stages its annual Newmarket Nights series of concerts.

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Bassist Saul Godman looks forward to the gig on May 4, supporting soul singer Michael Kiwanuka.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

If you’ve completed the Cambourne 10k, the Cambridge half or the London Marathon, here’s where to go next.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

The New Cambridge Singers (NCS) chamber choir is busy rehearsing for two spring concerts - the first on Saturday - that will bring exciting new perspectives to our understanding of Renaissance music.

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Friday, March 24, 2017

The Cambridge Science Festival will soon draw to a close, but before it does there are still plenty of fantastic events taking place – one of which concerns Doctor Who.

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Cambridge Science Festival runs from Monday March 13 to Sunday March 26 and features a huge array of events – most of them free.

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Friday, March 10, 2017

Famed for his uniquely British take on hip hop, the Brighton-based inventor of ‘chap hop’ made his second visit to Cambridge in three months.

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Monday, March 6, 2017

Chinese pianist Sunny Li will be performing in Cambridge ahead of a tour around the UK

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Less than three weeks shy of his 69th birthday, Shakin’ Stevens is still going strong. His most recent release, the 10-track Echoes of Our Times – a record that blends blues, roots, Americana and classic rock – came out last September and is a look back at his life and family history.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Appearing at the Cambridge Folk Club on Friday, February 17 will be this exciting, London-based folk collective – seven days after their debut album, All That We Had, We Stole, is released.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Hannah Sanders returned to the UK in 2013 (she missed the weather, especially in the springtime) after seven years living in Boston in the USA to retake her place as a major player on the thriving Cambridge folk scene.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Sunday, February 5 saw a welcome dose of country music arrive in Cambridge, as an artist who released her first album 30 years ago treated her fans to a mixture of the old and the new on the last night of a short UK tour.

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