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Organisers of Cambridge's Arbury Carnival enjoy day out in the capital

Organisers of Cambridge's Arbury Carnival enjoy day out in the capital

Organisers of Cambridge's Arbury Carnival enjoy day out in the capital

26 April 2018

The Arbury Carnival team spent a day at the Tate Modern in London, where they staged creative workshops for more than 600 visitors


Ely Flower Festival ambassador Diarmuid Gavin talks childhood, Chelsea and unexpected stardom

Ely Flower Festival ambassador Diarmuid Gavin talks childhood, Chelsea and unexpected stardom

Ely Flower Festival ambassador Diarmuid Gavin talks childhood, Chelsea and unexpected stardom

23 April 2018

Dubbed 'the Damien Hirst of horticulture' for his boundary-pushing garden designs, TV's Diarmuid Gavin is the face of this year's Ely Flower Festival.


Cambridge Science Festival 2018: Our pick of some of the highlights

Cambridge Science Festival 2018: Our pick of some of the highlights

Cambridge Science Festival 2018: Our pick of some of the highlights

12 March 2018

Some of the must-see events at this year’s festival


Cambridge Science Festival is back - and it will blow your mind

Cambridge Science Festival is back - and it will blow your mind

Cambridge Science Festival is back - and it will blow your mind

12 March 2018

Hundreds of events on offer over two weeks


Your complete guide to the 2018 e-Luminate Festival in Cambridge

Your complete guide to the 2018 e-Luminate Festival in Cambridge

Your complete guide to the 2018 e-Luminate Festival in Cambridge

10 February 2018

All the stunning light installations and events held from February 9-14, plus a map of locations


Cambridge Roar 2018 is launched - and promises to be better than ever

Cambridge Roar 2018 is launched - and promises to be better than ever

Cambridge Roar 2018 is launched - and promises to be better than ever

02 February 2018

Cambridge Independent is supporting this year’s fundraising festival in aid of four charities


Emerging young talent joins headliners on Cambridge's City Roots bill

Emerging young talent joins headliners on Cambridge's City Roots bill

Emerging young talent joins headliners on Cambridge's City Roots bill

29 January 2018

The City Roots Festival returns to Cambridge this February and March after the success of last year's inaugural event.


Film festival tribute to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices

Film festival tribute to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices

Film festival tribute to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices

13 December 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.


Cambridge Folk Festival 2018 first line-up announcement

Cambridge Folk Festival 2018 first line-up announcement

Cambridge Folk Festival 2018 first line-up announcement

06 December 2017

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


Cambridge's Mill Road Winter Fair to attract thousands - and here are details of road closures

Cambridge's Mill Road Winter Fair to attract thousands - and here are details of road closures

Cambridge's Mill Road Winter Fair to attract thousands - and here are details of road closures

01 December 2017

The charming and atmospheric fair returns to the city


Putting down roots: Cambridge-wide City Roots Festival reveals its growing line up

Putting down roots: Cambridge-wide City Roots Festival reveals its growing line up

Putting down roots: Cambridge-wide City Roots Festival reveals its growing line up

30 November 2017

Organisers behind the City Roots Festival have been working hard to bring a host of talent to the city next year.


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.


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