Formed in 1976, punk rock stalwarts The Lurkers never really left – and they’re bringing their Ramones-inspired sound to The Portland Arms tonight. Continue reading The Lurkers @ The Portland Arms
Looking for a Christmas show without the cheese? Look no further than NIE’s imaginative reworking of Jules Verne’s classic, Around the World in 80 Days. Continue reading Around the World in 80 Days @ The Cambridge Junction
For festive fun with the family, head over to the Cambridge Arts Theatre to see the classic Christmas pantomime, Aladdin.
A “well-preserved, largely complete” skull of a long-extinct woolly rhinoceros has been uncovered by a digger driver in fenland farmland close to Cambridge.
The mercury-nominated soul group Jungle were due to play at the Cambridge Junction last night, but left fans furious when they failed to show up. Continue reading Jungle fail to turn up for own gig in Cambridge
Tonight is the official start of Creating Cambridge: Our City, Our Stories, Our Stuff, a fantastic programme of events that celebrate the city and will run alongside Cambridge’s Festival of Ideas.
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded Cambridge’s Scott Polar Research Institute £500,000 in funding, helping it to add exciting new objects to the hugely popular exhibition, Endurance We Conquer: the Shackleton Project.
It’s a highly unlikely storyline: in 1984, a group calling themselves Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners set about fundraising for strikers in a small Welsh mining village, overcoming local prejudice and defying media ridicule to form one of the most unlikely – and powerful – allegiances in the history of civil rights. Implausible, yes. Incredibly, it’s a true story.
There’s a chance to let your nostalgia run wild this afternoon at the Cambridge Museum of Technology, where Meccano and model railways are on display.
Witty pessimist and self-professed “perennial singleton and misanthrope” Jon Richardson is taking a brief break from TV to tour his “Nidiot” stand-up show around the UK – and he’ll be in Cambridge tonight.