Music News

Mon, 11:55

Olly Murs is the latest act to be announced for the Forest Live concert series in 2017.

Singer-songwriter, Bells, who writes and plays songs of the sacred with a folk-country twist, will perform in Wisbech next Friday (December 2).

A glittering, irreverent, hootenanny-styled Christmas gig is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange thanks to We Are Sound.

Now in their 21st year together, folk duo Belshazzar’s Feast, are bringing their annual Christmas tour of seasonal songs and tunes

to the Cambridge Junction.

BassJam returns to Norwich with a top line up of Reggae, Ska and Jungle acts.

Theatre News

10:02

The habits will hit the road again this month when Sister Act comes to the Cambridge Corn Exchange.

After a highly acclaimed tour in 2016, Antic Disposition’s production of Shakespeare’s classic, Henry V, returns to Cambridgeshire – and will take place in two of the county’s most iconic buildings.

Jack and the Beanstalk is Wilburton Theatre Group’s pantomime this year.

The Riding Lights theatre company is bringing Three Cheers for Christmas to The Queen Mary Centre in Wisbech this month.

Beauty and the Beast will be brought to life at Ely College later this month.

Arts News

Thursday, November 17, 2016

One of the country’s most-loved stand-up comedians, Jimmy Carr, is coming to the Cambridge Corn Exchange.

American stand-up comedian Rich Hall will bring his ‘critically-acclaimed grouchy, deadpan’ style to the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange this week.

A UK exhibition tour of ‘never before seen’ photographs of David Bowie has been extended to include a visit to Peterborough next spring.

Comedian, entertainer and novelist Julian Clary has taken his one-man shows around the world numerous times.

Author Jim Kelly will talk about his writing and how the Fens and East Anglia inspires his stories when he comes to Ely on Thursday (October 6).

Reviews

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Eddie Redmayne retains his role as movie man of the moment with yet another compelling performance, this time as English wizarding world magizoologist and aspiring writer Newt Scamander in ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’, a satisfying prequel to the much-loved ‘Harry Potter’ series.

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Wisbech brewery Elgood & Sons will open its doors to the public for its free Christmas Special Weekend on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 December.

The Burghley House Battle Proms return to Stamford next year – tickets go on sale tomorrow (Friday November 18).

Amy Adams shines as a quiet and vulnerable linguistics professor who’s sent to greet aliens when the ‘Arrival’ of gigantic spaceships - in 12 separate locations, including Devon in the UK - leaves nations teetering on the verge of global war.

Test your ice skating skills at The North Pole Cambridge – which opens tomorrow (November 18) – in the run up to Christmas.

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