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Jack Dee, Boyzlife, Grayson Perry and Riverdance in line-up as Cambridge Corn Exchange reveals reopening plans





The Cambridge Corn Exchange has announced that it is reopening its doors from August 31.

The Corn Exchange. Picture: Keith Heppell
The Corn Exchange. Picture: Keith Heppell

The venue will begin its programme with the stage adaptation of Zog, based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, with comedian Jack Dee following a couple of days later.

The Corn Exchange, which is run by Cambridge Live - Cambridge City Council’s events arm - said in statement: “We are currently working on customer safety and Covid-related information in advance to reopening, which will be sending directly to customers via email prior to each performance.

“Our box office counter service and phonelines will remain closed for the time being, however the team can be reached by emailing tickets@cambridgelive.org.uk. They will be responding to emails between 10am-5pm on weekdays, so please get in touch if you have any questions about your tickets or any of our shows.

“We will be operating a pop-up box office on show days for those of you needing to collect tickets for upcoming events.

“We cannot wait to welcome you back to the Corn Exchange and share incredible performances and long lasting memories with all of our customers.”

What’s coming up?

The Zog musical will run on August 31 and September 1, with tickets priced £17.50 for adults £17.50, £15.50 for children £15.50.

Stand-up comedian Jack Dee is coming on Friday September 3, with tickets available for over-14s, priced £26.

Also lined up is The Bowie Collective on Saturday September 4, in which a “group of rock musicians, artists and performers recreate Bowie’s most iconic recordings in exquisite detail against a spellbinding backdrop of lights and visual magic”.

Boyzlife, a theatre production with a live band, featuring the music of Boyzone and Westlife, will feature on Sunday September 5.

Hawkwind, Grayson Perry and Riverdance: The New 25th Anniversary Show are also among the packed line-up for September.

For full details, see https://www.cambridgelive.org.uk/cornex/events-list.

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