Top Cambridge Events 2017

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What’s on in Cambridge this Summer 

This year throughout summer Cambridge plays host to a variety of must see festivals and events that you won’t want to miss! 




Cambridge Summer Music Festival,  14 -29 July

Featuring world class performers this classical music event takes place in some of the city’s most historic venues including universities, museums and churches. This year’s high calibre of performers include music from pianist Freddy Kempf, the Aurora Orchestra and award-winning choir Tenebrae. For more info:


Cambridge Folk Festival, 27 – 30 July

Join thousands of music enthusiasts to hear some of the best folk music around at one of the longest running folk festivals in the world. Taking place at Cherry Hinton Hall, this year acts include the number one selling artist Jake Bugg and award-winning folk trio Lau. For tickets visit:

Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, Date TBC

Watch and appreciate some of Shakespeare’s finest work at this crowd pleasing eight week festival. Taking place at a variety of Cambridge University colleges be sure to enjoy a picnic in the picturesque settings as you revel in the shows that are acted out in full period costume and feature live music.

Written by Tracey Dean – read more from Tracey every month in the ‘Cambridge Scene’

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