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Highlights from the Cambridge Literary Festival

Highlights from the Cambridge Literary Festival

Highlights from the Cambridge Literary Festival

04 December 2019

Freezing temperature didn’t stop the crowds turning out for the Cambridge Literary Festival at the weekend.


Handel, Messiah: Trinity College Chapel, 3 December 2019

Handel, Messiah: Trinity College Chapel, 3 December 2019

Handel, Messiah: Trinity College Chapel, 3 December 2019

04 December 2019

Academy of Ancient Music, Barnaby Smith Conductor. Plus Voces 8, Voces 8 Scholars, Apollo 5 (Singers)


Rick Astley and Jack Savoretti announced for next year's Newmarket Nights

Rick Astley and Jack Savoretti announced for next year's Newmarket Nights

Rick Astley and Jack Savoretti announced for next year's Newmarket Nights

02 December 2019

Rick Astley and Jack Savoretti will be headlining Newmarket Nights on Friday, July 31 and Friday, August 7 respectively.


Songs, poems and chocolate cake as Michael Rosen unveils children’s artwork

Songs, poems and chocolate cake as Michael Rosen unveils children’s artwork

Songs, poems and chocolate cake as Michael Rosen unveils children’s artwork

01 December 2019

The children’s poet and author visited Cambridge to create poems with schoolchildren whose artwork covers hoardings around the Chisholm Trail.


Gallery: The Ely Festive 5K

Gallery: The Ely Festive 5K

Gallery: The Ely Festive 5K

29 November 2019

A sea of Father Christmas hats swept through Ely at the weekend as the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity’s Ely Festive 5K took place.


Chart hopes for Cambridge vegan Christmas single

Chart hopes for Cambridge vegan Christmas single

Chart hopes for Cambridge vegan Christmas single

29 November 2019

A Cambridge songwriter is releasing a vegan Christmas single that he hopes will put “peace on your plate” in the place of roast turkey


Reach Up and enjoy a Disco Wonderland in Cambridge

Reach Up and enjoy a Disco Wonderland in Cambridge

Reach Up and enjoy a Disco Wonderland in Cambridge

29 November 2019

Andy Smith and Nick Halkes, two top DJs, will be bringing a disco party vibe to the 2648 bar on Trinity Street next month.


Jenny Eclair to star at Cambridge Literary Festival: ‘I wanted to write a great big fruitcake of a book’

Jenny Eclair to star at Cambridge Literary Festival: ‘I wanted to write a great big fruitcake of a book’

Jenny Eclair to star at Cambridge Literary Festival: ‘I wanted to write a great big fruitcake of a book’

28 November 2019

When not touring her comedy shows or breathing down the neck of her daughter, Jenny Eclair writes novels. She tell us about her latest, Inheritance


Win a copy of the Hidden Tales book and join treasure hunters on a trail across Cambridge

Win a copy of the Hidden Tales book and join treasure hunters on a trail across Cambridge

Win a copy of the Hidden Tales book and join treasure hunters on a trail across Cambridge

27 November 2019

Find all the hidden locks and keys in this exclusive new picture from the Riddle of the White Sphinx to enter our competition


Cambridge Literary Festival interview: author Nicola Upson reveals how the Bloomsbury Set's house inspired her new novel

Cambridge Literary Festival interview: author Nicola Upson reveals how the Bloomsbury Set's house inspired her new novel

Cambridge Literary Festival interview: author Nicola Upson reveals how the Bloomsbury Set's house inspired her new novel

27 November 2019

Cambridge writer Nicola Upson exlores a mystery at the house that was to become the home of the Bloomsbury Set in her new novel, Sorry For the Dead


Ben Miller: kids need some black hole therapy

Ben Miller: kids need some black hole therapy

Ben Miller: kids need some black hole therapy

27 November 2019

Actor and author Ben Miller reveals why he made his son the star of his latest children's book - and why we all need some 'black hole therapy'


Artificial intelligence debated at the Cambridge Union - with an AI ‘speaker’

Artificial intelligence debated at the Cambridge Union - with an AI ‘speaker’

Artificial intelligence debated at the Cambridge Union - with an AI ‘speaker’

26 November 2019

Will AI bring more harm than good? That was the subject of the latest discussion.


New Indian restaurant Tawa coming soon to Cambridge

New Indian restaurant Tawa coming soon to Cambridge

New Indian restaurant Tawa coming soon to Cambridge

26 November 2019

Opening on December 2, this urban Indian eatery is located at 50/60 Station Road.


Review: Lenny Henry in Cambridge

Review: Lenny Henry in Cambridge

Review: Lenny Henry in Cambridge

26 November 2019

Sir Lenny brought his An Evening with Lenny Henry: Who Am I, Again? tour to the Corn Exchange on Monday, November 25.


Intensive care film made at Rosie Hospital wins national award for Anglia Ruskin University film-maker

Intensive care film made at Rosie Hospital wins national award for Anglia Ruskin University film-maker

Intensive care film made at Rosie Hospital wins national award for Anglia Ruskin University film-maker

25 November 2019

The Golden Window, filmed at the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge, has won an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) prize.


Review: Enjoy a festive afternoon tea at Parker's Tavern

Review: Enjoy a festive afternoon tea at Parker's Tavern

Review: Enjoy a festive afternoon tea at Parker's Tavern

25 November 2019

Parker’s Tavern has launched its first ever festive afternoon tea menu, which is set to run until December 31.


Adwoa Aboah at the Cambridge Union: Modelling and mental health

Adwoa Aboah at the Cambridge Union: Modelling and mental health

Adwoa Aboah at the Cambridge Union: Modelling and mental health

25 November 2019

Model Adwoa Aboah rocketed to fame in 2017. She addressed the Cambridge Union on Thursday, November 14.


Cambourne Christmas lights switch-on will feature some magic entertainment

Cambourne Christmas lights switch-on will feature some magic entertainment

Cambourne Christmas lights switch-on will feature some magic entertainment

23 November 2019

Mulled wine, mince pies and a Santa’s grotto will entertain families.


See Argentinian classical guitarist Daniela Rossi in Cottenham this weekend

See Argentinian classical guitarist Daniela Rossi in Cottenham this weekend

See Argentinian classical guitarist Daniela Rossi in Cottenham this weekend

22 November 2019

The talented musician will be at All Saints’ Church at 4pm this Sunday (November 24).


Food, fun and gifts aplenty at Ely Cathedral’s festive fair

Food, fun and gifts aplenty at Ely Cathedral’s festive fair

Food, fun and gifts aplenty at Ely Cathedral’s festive fair

22 November 2019

Some 16,000-17,000 flocked to Ely Cathedral last week for its annual Christmas Gift & Food Fair.


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