FRI 12 JAN - SUN 14 JAN
The cool, quirky and unmissable in Cambridgeshire this weekend.
Vivaldi by Candlelight, Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, Fri 12 January
Britain’s best-loved classical touring ensemble, the Locrian, present a musical tribute to thegreat Venetian composer, Antonio Vivaldi. Attired in lavish period costume, performing in front of a stunning classical set, these charismatic musicians perform Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, a composition which depicts 17th century Italian rural life in a wonderfully inventive manner.
Tickets cost £23.50 (£22.50 for concessions) and can be purchased by calling the Box Office on 01933 270 007, or online.
Castle Theatre, 10 Castle Way, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA
William Bowman-Smith: Young Chef of the Year Finalist 2017, Pavilion at the Park, Fri 12 Jan
William Bowman-Smith, Young Chef of the Year Finalist 2017 is guest at the Pavilion for the first pop-up supper club of 2018. Want to see what all the fuss is about then you can find out first hand.
Pavilion at the Park, Park Avenue, Bedford MK41 7SS pavilion.attheparkbedford.co.uk
Fern Brady: Suffer Fools, Cambridge Junction, Sat 13 Jan
Cambridge Junction, Clifton Way, Cambridge, CB1 7GX, junction.co.uk
Lego Ninjago, Key Theatre, Peterborough, Sat 13 Jan
Sit back and snooze whilst the kids are entertained by the battle for NINJAGO City. A perfect way to spend a morning with the kids whilst it’s freeeezing outside.
Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella, Sadler’s Wells, London, Sat 9 Dec – Sat 27 Jan
Matthew Bourne’s productions are always stunning and this is no exception. He transposes the story of Cinderella to London during the Blitz, rebooting it as a wartime romance between our heroine and an RAF pilot. The reviews have been of the rave variety, with Lez Brotherston’s sumptuous costumes and sets winning Olivier Award.
Sadlers Wells, Rosebery Av, London EC1, sadlerswells.com
Whales: Beneath the Surface, Natural History Museum, now – Feb 2018
Looking for something to now the kids are breaking up? You could combine this brilliant new (ish) family exhibition exploring 50 million years of the whale with a quick skate round the Natural History Museum’s fabulous open air ice rink.
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7, nhm.ac.uk