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Cambridge Literary Festival to host New York-born writer Erica Wagner

Cambridge Literary Festival to host New York-born writer Erica Wagner

Cambridge Literary Festival to host New York-born writer Erica Wagner

20 November 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.


New Cambridge Singers' programme draws on worldwide inspiration

New Cambridge Singers' programme draws on worldwide inspiration

New Cambridge Singers' programme draws on worldwide inspiration

13 November 2017

The New Cambridge Singers' (NCS) first concert of the 2017/18 season, In the Beginning, draws inspiration for their music from around the world, including Russia, Hungary, the Czech Republic and the United States.


Stunning images from International Garden Photographer of the Year contest at Cambridge Univesity Botanic Garden

Stunning images from International Garden Photographer of the Year contest at Cambridge Univesity Botanic Garden

Stunning images from International Garden Photographer of the Year contest at Cambridge Univesity Botanic Garden

04 November 2017

Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition runs until December 21.


Our guide to Cambridgeshire's firework displays

Our guide to Cambridgeshire's firework displays

Our guide to Cambridgeshire's firework displays

04 November 2017

Here's the Cambridge Independent guide to the region's firework displays


By the book: Cambridge Literary Festival highlights

By the book: Cambridge Literary Festival highlights

By the book: Cambridge Literary Festival highlights

02 November 2017

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


Cambridge International Jazz Festival celebrates 100 years of Jazz

Cambridge International Jazz Festival celebrates 100 years of Jazz

Cambridge International Jazz Festival celebrates 100 years of Jazz

02 November 2017

Some consider 2017 to be the 100-year anniversary of jazz and it's certainly the centenary of some of its biggest stars, including Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk.


Michael Frayn talks ahead of Cambridge Literary Festival event

Michael Frayn talks ahead of Cambridge Literary Festival event

Michael Frayn talks ahead of Cambridge Literary Festival event

02 November 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.


Cambridge Music Festival to host black and minority ethnic orchestra that went viral

Cambridge Music Festival to host black and minority ethnic orchestra that went viral

Cambridge Music Festival to host black and minority ethnic orchestra that went viral

19 October 2017

We suggest you put November 22 in your diaries. For it is possible historians will look back at it as a pivotal moment in our cultural history.


Eddington - Cambridge’s newest district - opens its doors to the city

Eddington - Cambridge’s newest district - opens its doors to the city

Eddington - Cambridge’s newest district - opens its doors to the city

08 September 2017

An exciting new community is taking shape - and it’s hosting an array of public events for the Open Cambridge festival.


Are you ready for Parklife in Milton Country Park this weekend?

Are you ready for Parklife in Milton Country Park this weekend?

Are you ready for Parklife in Milton Country Park this weekend?

22 June 2017

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


Composer John Rutter discusses a life in music ahead of his Cambridge Summer Music Festival preview event with Rowan Williams

Composer John Rutter discusses a life in music ahead of his Cambridge Summer Music Festival preview event with Rowan Williams

Composer John Rutter discusses a life in music ahead of his Cambridge Summer Music Festival preview event with Rowan Williams

15 June 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,


All the fun of the (Strawberry) fair is heading to Midsummer Common

All the fun of the (Strawberry) fair is heading to Midsummer Common

All the fun of the (Strawberry) fair is heading to Midsummer Common

02 June 2017

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


Botanic Gardens announce Sounds Green open air music events through July

Botanic Gardens announce Sounds Green open air music events through July

Botanic Gardens announce Sounds Green open air music events through July

26 May 2017

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


Cambridge 44th beer festival opens on Monday

Cambridge 44th beer festival opens on Monday

Cambridge 44th beer festival opens on Monday

21 May 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).


Grab yourself a pint and a pie at the 44th Cambridge beer festival

Grab yourself a pint and a pie at the 44th Cambridge beer festival

Grab yourself a pint and a pie at the 44th Cambridge beer festival

19 May 2017

Why not sample the best in beer at the Cambridge beer fest?


Newmarket Nights attracts top music acts to the home of British racing

Newmarket Nights attracts top music acts to the home of British racing

Newmarket Nights attracts top music acts to the home of British racing

01 May 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.


Looking for your next challenge? Try one of the 22 most popular marathons in the world

Looking for your next challenge? Try one of the 22 most popular marathons in the world

Looking for your next challenge? Try one of the 22 most popular marathons in the world

20 April 2017

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


Doctor Who talk at the Cambridge Science Festival on its final weekend

Doctor Who talk at the Cambridge Science Festival on its final weekend

Doctor Who talk at the Cambridge Science Festival on its final weekend

24 March 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.


23 highlights of Cambridge Science Festival that caught our eye

23 highlights of Cambridge Science Festival that caught our eye

23 highlights of Cambridge Science Festival that caught our eye

12 March 2017

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


Cambridge’s Christmas lights switch-on weekend: All the timings

Cambridge’s Christmas lights switch-on weekend: All the timings

Cambridge’s Christmas lights switch-on weekend: All the timings

19 November 2016

It promises to be a busy weekend in Cambridge as the Christmas lights go on.


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