Music

Saturday, May 27, 2017
BBC

As the guitar came in with the sultry, hypnotic line that drives The Man Who Sold The World (title track of David Bowie’s third album), you could feel the anticipation in the audience for singer Alex Thomas to enter with the well-known yearning vocal. Along with it, the Latin beat of this tune sent an electrifying pulse through the crowd.

Members of Royston Town Band are looking forward to playing with their French counterparts from La Loupe when members cross the channel to visit the town this weekend.

Royston

Day tickets for Saturday at this summer’s Standon Calling music festival in Hertfordshire have sold out in record time.

Laura Mvula

A night of vintage swing music is coming to Hitchin this week.

Hitchin

Theatre

This whodunit is fun. It is well structured and being very much on the lines of a television drama, cleverly staged so that the action goes seamlessly from scene to scene, changing from the morgue to the police station to the beach.

This stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox is a high-energy, full-length, two-hour show with elements of pantomime, musical and high drama.

A children’s story about two princes who fall in love, called Happily Ever After, will be at Cambridge Junction on Sunday, May 7.

Cambridge

Arts

Monday, May 15, 2017

With his award-winning BBC TV series being cancelled and the BBC’s funding instead ploughed into a remake of Are you being served (well, according to this showanyway), Stewart Lee has returned to his roots and thrown himself into a punishing tour schedule starting in June 2016 taking him all the way through to April 2018.

Days Out

Sunday, May 21, 2017

This year’s Ashwell at Home event last weekend was another corker, with activities and events marking the village’s 1,100th anniversary.

The full programme of flying displays and family fun has been announced for the May Bank Holiday Duxford Air Festival.

Vintage enthusiasts in South Cambs and North Herts should head over to Orwell this weekend, as the vintage and antique fair is back and will be raising money for a good cause.

Royston Town Youth FC will be hosting its annual managers vs managers fundraising event this weekend.

More than 100 cars rolled into Barrington on Friday evening for their monthly classic car meet.

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