It’s festival time again
AS summer is now just around the corner, it s time to get excited about this year s local music festivals. As always, a great array of local and national talent at your disposal on your doorstep is assured. Here s what we know so far: STRAWBERRY FAIR: J
AS summer is now just around the corner, it's time to get excited about this year's local music festivals. As always, a great array of local and national talent at your disposal on your doorstep is assured. Here's what we know so far:
STRAWBERRY FAIR: JUNE 3
Held at Midsummer Common in Cambridge, this festival is a local favourite, often featuring a staggering amount of the premium local talent as well as a good selection of food, drink and market stalls. Free entry, line-up currently in discussion but fundraising gigs are already taking place at Cambridge venues.
POP IN THE PARK: JULY 14
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The yearly free outdoor concert at Parker's Piece, Cambridge, organised by Cambridge City Council. Line-up to be announced soon.
CAMBRIDGE FOLK FESITVAL: JULY 27-30
- 1 Seven arrested after £70k-worth of bicycles stolen
- 2 Huntingdon 'predator' jailed for raping woman at his home
- 3 Village job club providing vital service
- 4 Fundraising day at St Neots pub
- 5 Alconbury to benefit from £200,000 flood protection funding
- 6 New project will enhance river at Godmanchester
- 7 St Ives beloved market returns to town centre
- 8 Group charged in connection with Rutland Cycling burglary
- 9 Magic show set to go Wrong on stage at Cambridge Arts Theatre
- 10 Life sentence for Huntingdon paedophile who abused seven girls
Line-up includes: Emmylou Harris, Richard Thompson, Cerys Mathews, The Chieftains, Eddi Reader, Nizlopi and Ezio. Tickets are on sale from April 30. The ticket line is: 01223 357851 Box Office, Cambridge Corn Exchange.
ROCKINBEERFEST: AUGUST 18-20
The biggest local rock festival, now in its third year. To be held this year at the Britten Arena, Wood Green Animal Shelter, Godmanchester. Line-up includes: Wilko Johnson, The Hamsters, Frankie Millers Full House, The Blockheads, and John Otway, as well as several unsigned acts, including Big 10, Badger, and Dear Old Blighty. Tickets are available now by calling 0845 299 0845
nInformation about the St Ives Carnival, Needingworth Festival and any other local events will be here as soon as we find out more.