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Mon 4 - Sun 10 Feb 2019

POP UP: foodPark street food market, Eddington Market Square, every Fri in Feb, 12pm-2pm

New pop up alert! Local foodie collective foodPark are launching a lunchtime street food market in Cambs’ newest district Eddington. Traders include burger hotspot Steak & Honour and Bao bun van Guerrilla Kitchen (I’ll take three, please!). foodPark also run markets on Wed in West Cambs, Thurs by the Science Park and Fri on Station Road. 


ART: Louise Bourgeois, Artists Rooms, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, until Mon 24 Mar 

This new exhibition of sculptures, prints and drawings by Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010) traces pivotal moments in the artist’s long career. Julie Mehrutu exhibits alongside in her first UK solo exhibition.


EXHIBITION: Whistler & Nature, The Fitzwilliam Museum, until Sun 17 Mar

This major exhibition of Victorian artist James McNeill Whistler’s paintings, sketches and prints explores his work in the context of attitudes to landscape in British art and design. A complementary exhibit ‘The Gentle Art: Friends and strangers in Whistler’s prints’ will run alongside in the Print Room from Tues 29 Jan, featuring the artist’s etchings of people.


THEATRE: The Worst Witch, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Wed 6 – Sun 10 Feb

With original songs, music, magic and mayhem, Jill Murphy’s much loved children’s book The Worst Witch is brought to life on stage. 7+.


THEATRE: Jason Donovan & His Amazing Midlife Crisis, The Key Theatre, Thurs 7 Feb 

Especially for you…..Sorry, I couldn’t help myself. Celebrating his 50th birthday, the Australian cheesemeister we all secretly love is sharing a whole load of funny and insightful stories from his career spanning Neighbours, Joseph, I’m a Celebrity and Strictly, all interspersed with some musical favs. We’re told a certain Ms Minogue will get a mention or two as well. Can’t wait!

Get tickets here.


COMEDY: Ed Gamble, Stamford Corn Exchange, Sat 9 Feb

After his 2017 sell out tour, baby-faced Ed Gamble (of Mock the Week, Drunk History, The Russell Howard Hour and The Apprentice You’re Fired fame) is back and performing just across the border in Stamford- hey, it’s allowed!


THEATRE: The Wisdom Club, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, now until Sat 9 Feb 

Celebrating the Grade I listed theatre’s 200th anniversary, the in-house team will be premiering an original production, The Wisdom Club, promising an honest, funny and contemporary look at Britain’s ageing population. Theatre Royal Director Roger Haines directs. It’s ‘grey power’, not ‘girl power’ apparently!

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