The King’s Men

The King’s Men are a close harmony group made up of choral scholars from the King’s College Chapel Choir and, last night, they performed a concert from a punt stationed on the River Cam at King’s College. A varied repertoire … Read more…

Dallas comes to Cambridge!

I have just spent a hugely enjoyable day in the company of the Martin Family. Rick and Jane and their twin sons Andrew and Garrett are from Texas. They had already visited Italy and Ireland and were rounding off their … Read more…

Suicide Sunday

It’s certainly not every Sunday that at 8.30am the Market Square hosts hoards of scantily dressed young women wearing Viking helmets!!! Today was Suicide Sunday. Not sure when this tradition first started but it marks the relief at the end … Read more…

May Bumps Results

After a very windy Saturday with added heavy showers in the afternoon this years Heads of the River were……drum roll……. In the men’s Gonville & Caius regained top spot after Downing had taken the lead overnight and in the women’s … Read more…

May Bumps

What a fun afternoon. I cycled down to the River. Along the tow path past the college boathouses..all flying their college flags.Exams are over and its time for the May Bumps! Let me (try) to explain. This is four days … Read more…

End of Exams

Students waiting to gain entry to The Senate House to take examinations this morning. The exams take place in various buildings throughout the city. Tomorrow is the last day of exams. Some students have already finished and are enjoying as … Read more…

MA Graduation

Last Saturday saw many Cambridge Students returning to receive their MA’s in a graduation ceremony at The Senate House. Prior to the ceremony I saw this bunch of former Trinity alumni while on my way to buy my morning newspaper at Heffers … Read more…

40th Beer Festival

The huge marquees being erected on Jesus Green this week are part of the preparation for the 40th Cambridge Beer Festival. This CAMRA event in the longest running and 2nd largest Beer Festival. It opens on Monday with an invitation to all … Read more…

Reach Fair

Reach is a village about 10 miles north east of Cambridge. The ancient township has been inhabited for over 2,000 years. It was the centre of considerable trade in mediaeval times and was granted a charter to hold an annual fair at Rogation-tide by … Read more…

Sir Alex Ferguson

…and what possible connection could the decision of the knighted Scot to retire as manager of that well known Premier League business Manchester United have with Cambridge? Well rather tenuous I admit but the guest speaker at The Cambridge Union this Monday … Read more…