Special events coming up in and around Cambridge
4th 5th; 11th 12th; 18th 19th; 25th 26th July
Each year around 300 artists open their studios to the public over four weekends in July. Studios are open between 11am-6pm each Saturday and Sunday. Dates for 2015 are: 4th-5th, 11th-12th, 18th-19th, 25th-26th July. You can search by artist name, weekend of opening, media type and category of work, as well as by area.
Dress code: smart
The Big Weekend
It brings three days of free entertainment including the Smart of Cambridge Fireworks Display on the Friday evening. Read more at http://www.heart.co.uk/cambridge/events/the-big-weekend/#CaTDbHuVKHeae2Qf.99
13th July 29th August
An evening at the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival is a unique experience. Prior to the performance, members of the audience can picnic in this idyllic setting, before sitting back to enjoy an evening of dynamic and highly visual theatre.
17th July 1st August
The Cambridge Summer Music Festival is the city’s annual festival of classical music offering outstanding musical performances in some of the city’s most historic buildings.
30th July 2nd August
The Cambridge Folk Festival's prestigious reputation for quality music in intimate surroundings means tickets always sell out very quickly. The music is much more than traditional folk. Read more at http://www.efestivals.co.uk/festivals/cambridgefolk/2015#8FpsExT0CFXYvZ2e.99
With a wide selection of high quality and well respected national traders of country clothing, equipment and crafts, there is plenty to tempt the shoppers, alongside the delicious variety of locally grown refreshments and produce for sale, not to mention the very popular beer tent and plentiful activities for all the family to join in. Stow Cum-Quy CB25 UK
WATERCOLOUR - Elements of nature
Tue 16 June 2015 - Sun 27 September 2015 | 10:00 to 17:00
Mellon Gallery (13). Free Displays.
February 2015 - Sun 9 August 2015 | 10:00 to 17:00
Italian Gallery (7). These magnificent metre-high bronze male nudes astride two ferocious panthers are now on display in the 16th to 18th century Italian Gallery (7) of the Fitzwilliam Museum. Free.
Mrs Warren's profession
Tue 21/07/15 to Sat 25/07/15
Sue Holderness and Christopher Timothy star in this adaptation of Bernard Shaw's period drama.
Mon 17/08/15 to Sat 22/08/15
Stephanie Cole stars in this trio of original Talking Heads by Alan Bennett.
And then there were none
Mon 24/08/15 to Sat 29/08/15
Agatha Christie's masterpiece returns to the stage in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Agatha Christie Theatre Company.
SATURDAY 4 JULY 2015
The Overtones continue to reboot classic sounds for contemporary audiences.
The Power of Paper: 50years of Printmaking from Australia, Canada and South Africa
March 2015 – 6th December 2015
This exhibition is a revelation of eloquent art made by black and indigenous artists since the 1960s. Inspired by environments from the Arctic to the Australian desert.
Monday to Friday throughout the year (subject to availability), 10.45am and 11.45am. The Introducing IWM Duxford Tour is a free 20-minute tour of AirSpace, giving visitors an insight into IWM Duxford’s impressive history, the museum today and how to make the most of your visit. Please note that this tour operates subject to availability on the day.