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Whether you’re a foodie, an art enthusiast, music fan, or science devotee, Cambridge has something for you. Home to festivals and events all year round, we invite you to explore the latest and greatest this buzzing cultural hub has to offer.
A beautiful, sensory after-dark journey that brings the gardens and creatures of Anglesey Abbey to life in all their wonder.
Supporting local makers and creators, craftspeople & collectors, our festive Christmas Market is back with pop-up food, mulled wine & music
A Traditional tale teased, detangled and restyled into an enchanting show, combining exquisite puppetry & storytelling.
A collection of Europe's finest early music performers play Purcell, Bach, Handel in a glorious Christmas programme
Festive favourites & classy arrangements of well-loved tunes from this world-renowned brass quintet . presented in their charismatic, good humoured style.
Popular Festive fayre from the Middle Ages featuring carols and winter folksongs sung & performed on an abundance of weird and wonderful instruments.
It’s nearly Christmas and the country’s best comedians are coming to Cambridge for a spectacular all-star festive show!
Eboracum Baroque perform Handel’s celebrated work, Messiah at Great St Mary's Church, Cambridge. This performance will be in aid of Cancer Research UK. Relax in the run up to Christmas with this candlelit performance from some of the finest singers and instrumentalists in the UK. Performed on period instruments from the time of Handel, this is an evening of music not to be missed! Adults £25.50, Students £12.50, Children (Under 18) Free
Stay from 24th - 26th December at University Arms and enjoy a relaxing festive break in Cambridge
Celebrate Christmas Day lunch with family in a warm and festive environment, with our classic Hilton hospitality and, of course, a visit from Santa!
Go Into the New Year at Parker's Tavern
Discover, experiment and play with a range of exciting art materials, themes and techniques to deepen your visual awareness and inspire your inner creativity.
English Touring Opera returns to Cambridge Arts Theatre with three great operas encompassing love and war, comedy and epic tragedy. One of Handel’s most celebrated works, Giulio Cesare, is a majestic opera in which the characters are driven to extreme feelings and actions, and in which the music strikes the heart. A story of passion and revenge, featuring a treasure trove of great arias with immense dramatic intensity, the opera follows the events surrounding Julius Caesar’s conquest of Egypt, as well as his uneasy alliance and romance with fabled Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. Each opera is performed on period instruments in partnership with the much-praised Old Street Band.
English Touring Opera returns to Cambridge Arts Theatre with three great operas encompassing love and war, comedy and epic tragedy. In a provincial hotel, guests from all over Europe are stranded on their way to a great coronation. Intrigue, politics, romance and lost luggage all play their part in Rossini’s last Italian opera, Il viaggio a Reims. Each opera is performed on period instruments in partnership with the much-praised Old Street Band.
Lucrezia Borgia is a tragedy of great pathos. Donizetti created in Lucrezia one of his greatest roles – known as one of history’s most famous poisoners, she is a cunning strategist and a loving mother at the same time, a complex woman in a dangerous situation. Each opera is performed on period instruments in partnership with the much-praised Old Street Band.
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Want to meet Cambridge’s largest resident? Head to the Museum of Zoology, where you’ll be greeted by an enormous fin whale skeleton. Measuring 21-metres, it’s one of the largest of its kind ever recorded, and fills the entrance hall end to end.