Music News

Mon, 11:53

A circus production fusing juggling, choreography and theatre, called Gibbon, will be at Cambridge Junction on April 24.

The spring event of Strictly on our Doorstep at Wisbech St Mary Community Centre takes place this Saturday (April 13).

West Walton ladies group the Fenland Belles are holding a comedy cabaret evening at the village hall with ventriliquist Richard Whymark and Sean ‘The Banjo Man’ Moyses on Saturday April 6.

Ely Choral Society’s next concert will be a programme of works comprising Poulenc’s Gloria, Brahms’s Alto Rhapsody and Elgar’s The Music Makers in Ely Cathedral on Saturday April 13.

Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones has announced a series of intimate UK solo shows including a summer date in Cambridge.

Theatre News

Wed, 13:22

It’s December 1897 and struggling playwright, Edmond Rostand, has run out of ideas for his next piece of work.

Pupils at a Wisbech school followed in some famous footsteps – not least Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp – with their latest production.

Shakespeare’s Richard III will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre from April 24-27.

A circus production fusing juggling, choreography and theatre, called Gibbon, will be at Cambridge Junction on April 24.

Fast-paced and deliberately confusing, Rough Crossing is a challenging watch but worth sticking it out for the witty, self referential performances from its small cast.

Arts News

Mon, 11:53

A circus production fusing juggling, choreography and theatre, called Gibbon, will be at Cambridge Junction on April 24.

The Babylon Gallery will host a spring exhibition by the Ely Art Lovers group later this month.

West Walton ladies group the Fenland Belles are holding a comedy cabaret evening at the village hall with ventriliquist Richard Whymark and Sean ‘The Banjo Man’ Moyses on Saturday April 6.

Mock the Week regular Stewart Francis is bringing his Into The Punset tour to the Cambridge Corn Exchange on April 27.

The Babylon Gallery in Ely is offering people another chance to “re-enter the absurd world of Mack Mathod Cereal Absurdist” – and entry is free.

Entertainment News

Tue, 07:48

Garden expert and tutor Andrew Sankey is returning to the Ely Branch of the WEA (Workers Educational Association) to teach a six week course entitled A Brief History of the English Garden.

A night of Abba music in Ely raised more than £900 for local charities.

One of the country’s most inspirational people will talk about his life at the Princess Theatre in Hunstanton on Sunday April 7.

Hen, quail, duck and ostrich eggs will form Cambridge’s biggest egg menu at a skyline restaurant this Easter Sunday.

Reviews

Thu, 14:35

The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team – the Red Arrows – are to make a spectacular return to this year’s Flying Legends air show.

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The homegrown answer to A Star Is Born, Wild Rose is a moving story about the importance of chasing your dreams – no matter what the cost.

Expect a giant dose of kapow! blam! and zap! in this fast paced, fun-filled, super hero film that pokes fun at the genre with a few serious messages thrown in for good measure.

Ever wondered what woodturning is all about? If you fancy having a go – for free - then head to the Ely Guild of Woodturners’ hands-on day this weekend.

Like a hot cup of tea on a cold rainy day, Fisherman’s Friends is the heartwarming and quintessentially British movie that the country needs in the midst of the Brexit blues.

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