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Neville Staple, who found fame with The Specials, is to perform a charity gig in Waterbeach this month.

Tom Poster

Chatteris Music Society is to host a concert by award-winning international pianist Tom Poster next weekend.

Balthazar.

Belgian alternative/pop five-piece Balthazar make their Cambridge debut this month with a headline show at the Portland Arms following a massive European tour and the release of their third album, Thin Walls, which topped the chart in their native country.

Microphone to illustrate St Albans Calling

The Ivy Leaf Club is on the lookout for talented singers, dancers and entertainers for its competition, Whittlesey’s Got Talent.

Tinie Tempah and Jess Glynne

Soak up the one of the last festivals of the season and among the most reasonably priced with Sundown at Norwich which celebrates a mix of pop, drum n bass and urban.

Theatre News

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

March and District Amateur Operatic Society are calling for people to join this year’s pantomime, Dick Whittington and his Cat.

Dickens Abridged comes to the Angles Theatre in October

A new fast-paced musical comedy, Dickens Abridged, is coming to the Angles Theatre in October.

Voice of Fireman Sam, Steven Kynman, joins the cast of Robin Hood at Kings Lynn Corn Exchnage

The Kings Lynn Corn Exchange has announced that the voice of Fireman Sam, Steven Kynman, will join the cast of this year’s pantomime, Robin Hood.

Fenland young creatives (Twenty20) - Youth Arts Market in Wisbech.

Fenland budding young performers have been keeping themselves busy over the past couple of months. Katherine Nightingale, of 20Twenty Productions, explains exactly what they’ve been up to, and what they have planned in the coming weeks.

Scenes from dress reheasals of Pack Up Your Troubles, performed by March and District Amateur Operatic Society in 2010.

Celebrate the end of the Second World War when March and District Amateur Operatic Society holds A 1940s Evening at the Oliver Cromwell Hotel.

Arts News

Friday, August 14, 2015

A monthly comedy night and disco has been launched at The Brook in Soham - and the first show promises to be a cracker.

Louise Stebbing pointing to her work on display at The Royal Academy.

Local artist Louise Stebbing is one of just a handful selected for the prestigious summer exhibition at the Royal Academy, London, one of the biggest art events of the year.

Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne performs his new show at The Junction later this month as part of the Cambridge Comedy Festival. We speak to him about his comedic inspirations, hecklers and holding up a mirror to society “exposing all our weaknesses and flaws”.

Wisbech Art Club annual exhibition

Wisbech Art Club will be holding its annual summer exhibition from June 27 to July 4.

Photos by John Band that are on display in various places this month.

The history and culture of gypsies and travellers is being celebrated at a series of events in Fenland this month.

Entertainment News

Friday, August 14, 2015

Colin Cloud’s mind boggling mix of forensic science, mind magic and brain science made him the runaway success of the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, receiving five-star reviews all round.

Paddington will attend the Teddy Bears Picnic at Newmarket Racecourses.

Paddington will be the special guest when Newmarket Racecourses holds its first Teddy Bears Picnic, this weekend.

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Visitors will be treated to beautiful displays when St Peter’s Church’s popular two-day Flower Festival and Craft Fair returns next month.

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(L-r) DANIEL RADCLIFFE as Harry Potter, EMMA WATSON as Hermione Granger and RUPERT GRINT as Ron Weasley (being shown on Sunday).

The 35th Cambridge Film Festival - the UK’s third longest-running festival - rolls into town this weekend, and there’s loads for families to enjoy.

National Veteran Cycle Rally at Ramsey Rural Museum.

The National Association of Veteran Cycle Club is to hold its 59th annual cycle rally next weekend.

Fun dog show in March

Monday, August 24, 2015
Ravenswood Pet Rescue shop officisal launch

Prep up your pooch for a fun dog show coming to March which includes categories of best fancy dress dog, best rescue, cutest puppy and best treat catcher.

Come and meet the Tudors at Denny Abbey this bank holiday weekend!

Denny Abbey and Farmland Museum are stepping back in time to the Tudor period this bank holiday weekend.

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