Music News

Friday, July 24, 2015

Neil Sands and his wonderful West End cast are back at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange in September with their show When You’re Smiling – and it promises to be their biggest and best show yet.

Phoenix Calling.

Wisbech Rock Festival roars back into life next weekend with a packed line-up of entertainment.

Jaws of Cerberus play at Wisbech Queen Mary Centre

Young musicians are preparing to showcase their talents at a gig in Wisbech.

Sir Tom Jones plays Newmarket Nights on Friday, August 7.

At the peak of a career that spans five decades and after a fourth hit series with The Voice, sold-out shows in the UK, Europe and US, it’s been another successful year for Sir Tom Jones.

He talks about how his voice has got better and deeper with age, how he keeps hits sounding fresh and why fans are in for a treat next month when he performs Newmarket Nights as part of a 40-date tour across the UK and Europe.

Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra come to Ely Cathedral this Saturday

Cambridge Philharmonic Orchestra is to perform at Ely Cathedral this weekend.

Theatre News

Monday, July 27, 2015

Families looking for a way to keep children entertained this school holiday will be pleased to learn that Chatteris Town Council will once again be running its summer fun programme.

Hotbed Festival comes to The Junction this weekend

Hotbed Festival comes to The Junction this weekend promising to have ‘something for everyone’ as a celebration of upcoming theatre writing talent.

Arts News

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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.

Reginald D Hunter.

Reporter Kath Sansom talks to American comedian Reginald D Hunter as he prepares to visit Peterborough on his 45-date UK tour.

Reginald D Hunter.

American born comedian Reginald D Hunter, 46, comes to the Cresset Theatre at Peterborough next month as part of a 45 date tour.

Entertainment News

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Big air is the name of the game when the Extreme Stunt Show comes to Huntingdon next month.

Peckover House.

The Quakers is the focus of this summer’s exhibition at Peckover House, in Wisbech.

Child and staff using the green screen. Picture: BOB ELLIS

A new installation at WWT Welney Wetland Centre will allow visitors to fly with swans, hide in the reeds like a bittern or box with hares.

Members of LEADA performing Hashtag 2015.

Appreciative audiences packed the Queen Mary Centre, in Wisbech, to watch LEADA’s second annual show, Hashtag 2015.

Maureen James

Tales of and from the landscape is the theme of an evening storytelling event that takes place next week at Gault Wood, near March.

Reviews

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Young people are invited to take part in a fund raising fun event to bring in money for a local stroke support group.

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Elgood's garden.

Elgood’s Brewery garden in Wisbech is throwing its doors open to the public as part of a National Open Gardens Scheme.

Peckover House living history event

The kitchens at Peckover House will be a hive of frantic activity as cooks from another age take over for a living history event.

Wisbech Craft Centre

The Wisbech Craft Centre is expanding its craft materials section of the shop and Mayor David Hodgson will be opening it at 2pm on Saturday (July 18).

Local entertainer, Bondy

Live music, car boot stalls and summer fete fun comes to Glenfield Care Centre in Wisbech.

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