Music News

Yesterday, 11:32

Tom Odell has announced a special tour of the nation’s forests for 2015, performing in seven woodland venues as part of Forest Live.

Stray will play at Springfest, in Haddenham.

A packed line-up of acts are scheduled to appear at a three-day rock festival coming to Haddenham later this month.

Polly Gibbons will be performing in Ely.

Ely’s Old Fire Engine House restaurant will once again host Ronnie Scott’s All Stars for an afternoon of jazz in aid of Amnesty International.

Simon Smith

Celebrated violinist Simon Smith will take centre stage when Norfolk Symphony Orchestra presents Elgar, Brahms and Dvorak on Saturday, May 16, at King’s Lynn Corn Exchange.

Sam Smith.  by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Music fans are waiting to hear if Sam Smith will be recovered in time to perform at the Big Weekend and Thetford after a vocal-cord haemorrhage.

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Theatre News

Popular 1970s comedy Abigail’s Party is coming to the Brook in Soham, early next month.

The Pirates of Penzance is performed at Cambridge Arts Theatre from June 9-13 by an all-male cast.

Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic The Pirates of Penzance is reimagined in an award-winning all-male production that comes to Cambridge Arts Theatre next month.

The Elves and the Shoemaker

A new production coming to the Theatre Royal in Bury St Edmunds is set to be the perfect half-term treat for youngsters.

Paul Merton and his Impro Chums

Paul Merton is on the road again and visiting the King’s Lynn Corn Exchange with his new show, Impro Chums.

The cast of Swaffham Bulbeck Summer Theatre during rehearsals.

Swaffham Bulbeck Summer Theatre is set to perform the Gilbert and Sullivan classic The Gondoliers.

Arts News

Mon, 15:00

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

Macro photography at Welney WWT.

Volunteers involved with the Great Ouse Wetland project are about to share the secret lives of some of the smallest species of wildlife in the UK.

Ted Coney, Ely artist.

Ely artist, Ted Coney is opening his pop-up gallery again on Sunday afternoons and giving guided tours around his work, which is all about family life and family relationships.

Jimmy Cricket

Comedian Jimmy Cricket will be returning to the Brook in Soham this month with a performance designed for all the family, as the show starts just after Sunday lunch.

The Stretham Connection is coming to the Babylon Gallery

Stretham artist Robert Crack will be exhibiting his unique collection of portrait paintings in Ely later this month.

Entertainment News

Yesterday, 16:06

Ely and Peterborough rail station are two of just three stops for a unique trip that aims to raise £25,000 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices.

Sutton is set to host a fun dog show as part of its annual feast celebrations.

Bank Holiday car boot sale at Horsefair Centre in Wisbech

Get your haggling head on and get to the Horefair at Wisbech to grab a bargain at the bank holidya car boot sale.

St Andrew's Church, in Soham.

St Andrew’s Church in Soham will be holding its first flower festival for more than 20 years over the bank holiday weekend.

Burwell Mill underwent major restoration with Heritage Lottery funding.  Picture: Steve Williams.

Visit the beautifully restored Burwell Windmill during National Mills Weekend, this Saturday and Sunday.

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