Music News

Thursday, September 24, 2020

After a six-year hiatus, the band made a long overdue return in 2019 with their latest studio album Cause and Effect and a triumphant sold-out UK tour.

As a music-lover who would - pre-pandemic - attend festivals in this country and around the world most weekends of the year, I was excited (and, admittedly, a little apprehensive) about the prospect of my first event in six months.

One of this century’s most successful British bands is set to play at Thetford Forest in 2021.

Theatre News

Monday, September 21, 2020

An Ely based theatre company is planning to save Christmas by bringing their Covid-cancelled family production to The Maltings.

Shows at the ADC Theatre can be viewed from home and in a socially-distanced auditorium.

Arts News

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Wisbech & Fenland Museum has received a grant of £19,000 following its temporary closure caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

An illustrator whose work ranges from children’s books to personalised portraits aims to continue sharing positivity during the coronavirus pandemic by depicting more of the Fens.

From poets to novelists and rap artists, residents will get a chance to showcase their work at Wisbech Words’ next open-mic event.

Tithe Barn Trust chairwoman Gemma O’Shea reveals all the exciting things that have been happening at the historic Landbeach building over the last few months,

Are you bored during lockdown? Why not turn your plain clothing into a colourful design popular with celebrities Hayley Bieber and Dua Lipa?

Entertainment News

Yesterday, 15:54

From superstar singers to television favourites, we count down the top six celebrities spotted in and around the Fens over the last few years.

Wisbech will shake off lockdown blues with not one but TWO Christmas trees – one at each end of the market place.

With staycations on the rise as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a break at Grey House on Tattershall Lakes offers the perfect escape from everyday life.

Horror fans are in for a frightfully good time this Halloween as a new scare attraction has been announced for Norfolk.

With strict social distancing measures in place, a drop in numbers and several hand sanitising stations, Tuckfest 2020 could go ahead at the weekend.

Reviews

Saturday, September 26, 2020

A Cambridgeshire man will publish his first novel - which he describes as a “science fiction book with a twist” - having been inspired by his interest in space exploration.

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Wisbech will shake off lockdown blues with not one but TWO Christmas trees – one at each end of the market place.

A successful filmmaker who claims he once spotted the elusive Fen Tiger is set to film a new movie based on his terrifying experience.

With staycations on the rise as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a break at Grey House on Tattershall Lakes offers the perfect escape from everyday life.

If you’re searching for somewhere to dress up and experience fine dining in Fenland then March’s newest restaurant will tick all the boxes.

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