Music News

After a six-year hiatus, the band made a long overdue return in 2019 with their latest studio album Cause and Effect and a triumphant sold-out UK tour.

As a music-lover who would - pre-pandemic - attend festivals in this country and around the world most weekends of the year, I was excited (and, admittedly, a little apprehensive) about the prospect of my first event in six months.

One of this century’s most successful British bands is set to play at Thetford Forest in 2021.

Theatre News

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An Ely based theatre company is planning to save Christmas by bringing their Covid-cancelled family production to The Maltings.

Creatives have confirmed Cambridge’s ADC Theatre will finally reopen this autumn.

Shows at the ADC Theatre can be viewed from home and in a socially-distanced auditorium.

Arts News

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An Ely artist is to showcase paintings inspired by urban and rural landscapes within 20 miles of Ely at the Babylon Gallery.

Wisbech & Fenland Museum has received a grant of £19,000 following its temporary closure caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

An illustrator whose work ranges from children’s books to personalised portraits aims to continue sharing positivity during the coronavirus pandemic by depicting more of the Fens.

Cambridgeshire sculptor and installation artist Theo Gayer-Anderson will exhibit ‘Oracle’ at the Tithe Barn in Landbeach.

After nearly two years in planning, the Babylon Gallery will host Anglia Textile Works’ ‘In The Fens’ exhibition from September 10 to 27.

Entertainment News

Wisbech will shake off lockdown blues with not one but TWO Christmas trees – one at each end of the market place.

Cambridge University is giving members of the public the opportunity to interview a celebrated Italian writer through a live online event.

Mummies, medicinal roses, dodos, and unusual treasures: this month’s Open Cambridge heritage weekend is not short of a few surprises for those looking to get their cultural fix.

The Open Cambridge 2020 special online programme has been launched, featuring over 30 events suitable for everyone curious about the history and heritage of the city.

The NHS Spitfire will headline this month’s extended Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show.

Reviews

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Paul Steward reviews new Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter movie Bill & Ted Face the Music.

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Wisbech will shake off lockdown blues with not one but TWO Christmas trees – one at each end of the market place.

Ghost walks organised by Visit Ely will begin next month - with a range of new tours on offer for 2020.

An American restaurant that prides itself on offering “the best ribs in town” has opened in Ely after proving popular as a takeaway service throughout lockdown.

A successful filmmaker who claims he once spotted the elusive Fen Tiger is set to film a new movie based on his terrifying experience.

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