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What’s on this Weekend Fri 29 June-Sun 1 July


Exhibition of Water Colours, Burwash Manor, Sat 30 Jun-Sun 1 July

The Society of East Anglian Watercolourists are holding an exhibition of watercolours in the beautiful surroundings of Burwash. Throughout the day, many of the artists will be on hand to discuss their work and answer questions.

Exhibition of Water Colours, Burwash Manor Farm, New Road, Barton, Cambridge, CB23 7EY,

Opera in the Gardens, Wimpole Estate, Sat 30 June

Eboracum Baroque perform Handel’s Semele in the Rectory Garden at Wimpole this Saturday. First performed in 1744 in Covent Garden, Semele contains one of Handel’s most famous arias, ‘Where’er you walk’ for tenor with words from Alexander Pope’s ‘The Pastorals.’

Opera in the Gardens, Wimpole Estate, 7-9.30pm, adults £20, children £9, 0344 2491895

84 Charing Cross Road, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Tues 26-Sat 30 June

Helene Hanff’s bestselling memoir documents the transatlantic relationship between a New York writer and a London bookseller. Starring Clive Francis and Hollywood legend Stephanie Powers.

Cambridge Arts Theatre, 6 St Edward’s Passage, Cambridge, CB2 3PJ, Box Office: 01223 503333

Enchanted Cinema Summer Season, Gonville Hotel, Fri 29 June-Sun 1 July

Deckchairs, cosy blankets, popcorn and a glass of your favourite are all pre-requisites for the outdoor cinema experience, and there’s a great selection of films this weekend from Enchanted Cinema; Three Billboards Outside Epping, Missouri (15), Black Panther (12).

Gonville Hotel, Gonville Hotel, Cambridge, CB1 1LY, tickets £14, doors 7.30pm

Wildlife Trust Bat Safari Punting, Scudamore’s Punting Company, Fri 29 June

If you’re ready for an adventure then join the Wildlife Trust as they embark on a Bat Safari Punt at dusk to Grantchester Meadows. Lead by Wildlife Trust bat experts this is a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with these illusive, furry critters.

Bat Safari Punting 9pm, Tickets £15-£20 (concs. £18.50), Granta Place, CB2 1RS Cambridge, 01223 359750.


Photographing Tutankhamun, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, all week (exc. Monday)

Explore Harry Burton’s collection of photographs from the 1920s excavation of Tutankhamun’s tomb.

Photographing Tutankhamun, Tue-Sat 10:30am-4:30pm, Sun 12pm-4:30pm Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3DZ, 01223 333516


DNA Bracelets, Cambridge Science Centre, Tue 26 June & Sat 30 June

Get ready to delve into the science of your cells and get your craft on whilst making your very own DNA bracelet at the Science Centre this week.

DNA Bracelets, Tue 4:00pm, Sat 3:30pm (30 mins) Admission £3-£4, 44, Clifton Road Industrial Estate, Cambridge CB1 7ED, 01223 967 965 or

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