Festival of Ideas

The Festival of Ideas, the UK’s only arts, humanities and social sciences festival, occurs throughout Cambridge during 19-30th October. There are more than 160 free events for all ages, which last year attracted over 9,000 visitors. World-class speakers, celebrity writers and leading academics will be on hand to engage, explain … Continue reading

The d’Arry’s Cambridge Case

Cambridge cook house and wine shop d’Arry’s is set to launch a “d’Arry’s Cambridge case” of d’Arenberg wines. The gastropub which first set up in Cambridge in 2006 is to start selling a mixed case of some of its most popular d’Arenberg wines via its website, priced at £60 – … Continue reading

22 Years of Music at Audley End House

Warm summer evenings gently cease, then autumn shows her face expertly painting the landscape into a patchwork of colour, but then it seems she is always too eager to welcome the shorter days and longer nights of winter. Nevertheless during the colder months reminiscing about warm evenings of July and … Continue reading

Freemasons Donate over £180k to Alzheimer’s Research UK

The Masonic Samaritan Fund has donated over £180,000 to Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The money will help support the first two years of pioneering research to develop a simple blood test to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists at King’s College London, one of Alzheimer’s Research UK’s … Continue reading

30th September – Firefly Bar – London

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Epigenetics in Cambridge – DNA May Not Be Your Destiny

Epigenetics is a newly emerging field in Biology and has invaded many news reports around the world over the past few years. But what exactly is epigenetics? The term genetics describes the study of heritable changes involving DNA, which is the molecule carrying genetic information in our cells. When we … Continue reading

24th September – Pub Mini Mingle – London

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23rd September – Mayfair Bar – London

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d’Arry’s Cookhouse and Wine Shop

I have written previously about the gentrification of the Cambridge dining scene that took place during the mid-noughties.   Looking back, the one that started it all was perhaps the transformation of the rather scruffy King St Run town pub into the smart, sophisticated and quirky yet unpretentious urban gastropub … Continue reading

20th September – New Members Night – London

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Charity Evening with Dame Evelyn Glennie

Hosted jointly by The Business Club Cambridge and The Inspired Group, on September 29th world-renowned percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie will give an inspirational talk on Entrepreneurial Spirit in aid of East Anglia Childrens Hospice, Scotsdales Charitable Trust and Able Child Africa. Renowned as one of the most innovative and eclectic … Continue reading

16th September – Islington Friday Jazz – London

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13th September – New Members Night – Cambridge

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10th September – The Weekender – Cambridge

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10th September – Rich’s Big Walk – Cambridge

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Food & Wine Matching at The Punter, Cambridge

A while ago, I reviewed Cambridge’s first private member’s club, 12a, for my blog (here). It turns out that the brother of 12a’s front-of-house manager Mark Pope is a chef at local gastropub The Punter, so when I got an invitation from Ben Pope to a food and wine matching evening, … Continue reading

5th September – Monday Night Music – Cambridge

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Runkeeper – iPhone App for the Fitness Community

Fitness training is becoming more and more an integral part of our daily life. Gym memberships are increasing and more and more people, in particular young men, get personal trainers to help them built up their fitness on an endeavour to look healthier and increase their overall energy levels. However, … Continue reading