Big Weekend at Home 2020 to be broadcast as a virtual festival because of coronavirus restrictions instead of the annual event on Parker’s Piece in Cambridge

PUBLISHED: 15:59 09 June 2020 | UPDATED: 19:12 14 June 2020

Cambridge's Big Weekend will be broadcast on radio this year. Picture: STAR RADIO

Cambridge's Big Weekend will be broadcast on radio this year. Picture: STAR RADIO

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Cambridge’s Big Weekend goes live on radio - Friday and Saturday, July 3 and 4

This year’s Big Weekend, an annual festival of live music on Parker’s Piece in Cambridge will be virtual.

The Big Weekend at Home 2020, on Friday. July and Saturday, July 4 will bring together artists and shows from radio stations Star Radio, BBC Cambridgeshire and Cambridge 105 Radio.

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A free event, the Big Weekend traditionally includes big-name performers plus local musicians, a French market, games and fireworks with the final day dedicated to a Mela celebrating the city’s Asian community.

This year’s broadcast will feature a livestream of performances by Cambridge artists and community groups.

Longtime media partners Star Radio, BBC Cambridgeshire and Cambridge 105 Radio will put their touch on the weekend’s activities with Big Weekend related shows. Star Radio will be first out of the gate on Friday July 3 as they traditionally host the Main Stage each year.

For updates, see: cambridgelive.org.uk/city-events or follow facebook.com/cambridgeliveevents.


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