Music News

Mon, 16:58

One of the world’s greatest violinists, Pinchas Zukerman, plays Elgar’s hauntingly beautiful violin concerto at an event in Cambridge next month.

Downham Market Swing Orchestra

The sounds of big band swing music comes to the Fens when a night of musical perfection comes to Wisbech St Mary village hall.

The Searchers come to King's Lynn Corn Exchange on Sunday, April 19.

The Searchers return to King’s Lynn Corn Exchange next month to perform a selection of their classic hits.

Reinis Zairns

Norfolk Symphony Orchestra returns to King’s Lynn Corn Exchange on Sunday with works by Rossini, Chopin and Shostakovich.

The members of Phoenix Calling signing their record deal last October.

A Fenland alternative rock band holds five concerts in the area next month as part of its new album tour.

Chatteris

Theatre News

Wed, 15:08

A play that tells the story of life in an English village at the turn of the 19th century is brought to the stage thanks to students at the Neale Wade.

Arcadia is at Cambridge Arts Theatre from March 30-April 4. Picture: MARK DOUET

English Touring Theatre returns to Cambridge Arts Theatre next week to perform Tom Stoppard’s masterpiece, Arcadia.

King's Speech

He famously declared ahead of touring with The King’s Speech that “the one thing I have on my side is I do a good Australian accent”. Jason Donovan, happily, has much more than that in his favour.

Lewis Barnard, Luke Burridge, Eleanor Pettet and Carl Ward.

A group of talented young actors are putting on their version of an Alfred Hitchcock classic spy thriller this week at the Angles Theatre.

Jack Waterfall (Director of the film) and Martin Whitworth;

Ely Cathedral is known for hosting a variety of events, but last night when the theme of ‘messing about with boats’ was the order of the day, it must have been a first.

Arts News

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Illustrator and writer Julie Parker is holding an exhibition of her work at Octavia View, in Wisbech.

Bob Mills

Comedy and cocktails is the order of the night at a new monthly comedy club in Cambridge, which holds its first session next week.

Exhibition includes work by Dave Barrow, who recently won the 2015 Sebastian Walker Award.

The work of some of the UK’s most talented young illustrators has gone on show in Cambridge.

Arts Council logo

Lovers of the arts are being asked to help shape a £1 million project for the area after the Arts Council agreed funding for an innovative scheme covering Fenland and Forest Heath.

Ben Norris.

King’s Lynn Corn Exchange’s comedy club continues its spring season this month, with four comedians set to take to the stage.

Entertainment News

Yesterday, 16:02

Peppa Pig and her little brother George trot back to Queensgate Shopping Centre, Peterborough, for a day of Easter family fun.

Barry Cryer

One of the most exciting and ambitious King’s Lynn Festival programmes has been revealed for its 65th running.

The Oasis Centre, in Wisbech.

Wisbech Community Development Trust celebrates 10 years of owning and running the Oasis Centre, on Friday, with a six hours of activities.

Reviews

Tue, 17:07

Bikers from across the area are expected to gather at Guyhirn when a weekly chew and a brew night kicks off for the season next month.

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Six year old Rachel Betts with some of the rabbits at Peckover House

Easter bunnies are running wild at Peckover House in Wisbech with a seasonal trail for families.

Easter fun at the Horsefair shopping centre

An Easter fun day is in Wisbech when there are a host of free activities for children.

The Oliver Cromwell Hotel will host a craft and gift fair.

Wisbech Market Place will host a craft and gifts fair, run by Markets and Events Ltd, on Monday, April 6.

Peckover House.

Mother’s Day at Peckover House has an extra dose of sparkle with a Sunday afternoon tea at the National Trust’s venue.

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