Our top tips for things to do in the summer holidays including free activities at museums

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Some of the coachloads of fans who came to Cambridge Arts Theatre to see The Rocky Horror Show, over 40 years since it was written, knew every line of this send-up of both the horror movie and science fiction.

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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, with performances in the college gardens runs from July 8 to August 24.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Sir Michael Parkinson is known and beloved for his skill at interviewing others. On stage at Cambridge Arts Theatre, his own gift for telling stories had the audience rapt, laughing throughout and standing on their feet at the end.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Favourite gospel music will be sung to raise funds for two good causes at Sawston Free Church on Saturday, July 6.

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Free concerts at St Mary's Church in Saffron Walden.

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Admissions by Joshua Harmon, is about the merits of positive discrimination. If you need quotas then the system must be rotten to the core.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

The play has two preoccupations: English politics on the eve of the Second World War, the remains of an old era, and those last remaining, aristocratic households with live-in servants.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Ballet Black's triple bill includes a dance inspired by a miners' strike in South Africa in 1946 - literally a piece de resistance.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

Martin McDonagh's play The Pillowman is macabre. Yet this chilling production not only had the audience on the edge of their seats, they were laughing throughout.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

A play about the Aberfan disaster at the ADC Theatre Cambridge from May 7-11

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Stephanie Rojas, who plays a heart-breaking Carmen, called for the audience to "stand up for the cast of Fame".

A packed Cambridge Arts Theatre rose up in one breath, clapping and singing along to the irresistable theme tune.

We were going to live forever, people would see us and die.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tom Mothersdale is a definitive Richard III, charming, disarming and very, very funny.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Peter James, the author of The House on Cold Hill, now being staged as a play at Cambridge Arts Theatre, says it was inspired by what happened to him and his former wife in 1988.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Rough Crossing, now showing at Cambridge Arts Theatre, was written in 1984. Sadly, this play set at sea is rather washed out.

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Few things in life are as hysterically funny, warm and generally uplifting as three hours with Mark Steel.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

English Touring Opera brings three shows to Cambridge Arts Theatre, Verdi's Macbeth on April 2 and 5, Mozart's Idomeneo on April 3 and 6 and Rossini's Elizabeth I on April 4.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Punk Rock Musical, Green Day's American Idiot will be at the ADC Theatre Cambridge from March 26-30 and we have a special 30 per cent reader's discount on tickets.

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America
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Rachel Wagstaff's adaptation of Dame Agatha Christie's 1962 whodunit, The Mirror Crack'd is clever. Few in the audience would have guessed who the killer was. The denouement is a surprise.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Well! This is a machine gun of a play. Non-stop energy and with such rapid fire performances creating high-pressure salesmen that I left the theatre vowing never to buy anything - ever again.

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America
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Tim Brooke-Taylor is not as bad as his wife, Christine thinks.

He says that's what she used to say when she came home after her sessions working in marriage guidance: "You're not as bad as I thought." He will be talking about his life and times at Saffron Hall on Wednesday, March 20.

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London
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Glengarry Glen Ross, the play with so many expletives that the film cast called it "Death of a F**king Salesman" will be at Cambridge Arts Theatre from March 11-16.

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Monday, February 18, 2019

You can try out being an rat in experiments, see how the Genome Project will revolutionise medicine and dance at a scientific ceilidh. Here is a taste of the events at Cambridge Science Festival, March 11-24.

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Cambridge
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Mark Thomas's latest show about the current state of the NHS went down so well on February 12 at Cambridge Junction that the audience applauded after every riff. They didn't wait till the end.

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NHS
Monday, February 11, 2019

Rebus: Long Shadows, is a gritty drama about a retired detective determined to find the killer of a teenage girl.

The difficulty is that it's a cold case. It's been 17 years since the murder. He doesn't even know if the killer is still alive.

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Edinburgh
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Everyone should get divorced says Mark Steel. "It's one of life's experiences".

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European Union
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Glastonbury favourites Uncle Funk and the Boogie Wonderland will play at Haverhill Arts Centre on Saturday, February 16.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Five strapping lads, all identifying as fat and gay, present a dance show at Cambridge Junction "about flab, double chins and getting your kit off in public."

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The BBC Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the music of Hector Berlioz at Saffron Hall on Sunday, February 17 and it will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.

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