Public Events

Cycle of Songs

Cycle of Songs was an Arts Council England funded project commissioned by Cambridge City Council, devised by the award winning Pilot Theatre and Historyworks to mark the Tour de France visit to Cambridge on 7 July 2014.

The project showcased and celebrated the talent and diversity of Cambridge and includes many local people of all ages sharing their voice and celebrating the city in song. Nine pieces were commissioned from a wide range of composers and poets, inspired by historical research & based on words from original sources of fascinating & quirky stories at iconic locations along the Tour’s route in Cambridge.

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The Cardboard Boat Race

Cambridge University students celebrated the end of exams last weekend on the day that’s dubbed ‘Suicide Sunday’ – apparantly named as it’s a veritable miracle the undergrads haven’t ended it all by this point. A recent component to the celebrations is the Cardboard Boat Race which involves the building and sailing of cardboard boats down the River Cam.

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ITV’s Granchester

Cambridge entered a fifties timewarp as James Norton and Robson Green filmed scenes in the city for new ITV murder-mystery, Grantchester. Set against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester, the drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious circumstances.

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The Polar Museum

Another Museum of Cambridge University, this time the Scott Polar Research Institute. I was asked to photograph The Polar Museum to provide images that would help promote their unique collection of artefacts and other materials illustrating polar exploration, history and science. In particular the Scott Polar Research Institute Museum building and interior displays being enjoyed by visitors of all ages.

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Nasu Enzuru Theatre Company chose a little known island on the River Cam to stage Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to a lucky audience of only 80 guests.

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St Bene’t’s Church Cambridge Parish Eucharist

The Eucharist is a re-enactment of the Last Supper, the final meal that Jesus Christ shared with his disciples before his arrest, and eventual crucifixion. At the meal Jesus ate bread and wine and instructed his disciples to do the same in memory of him. The prayers and readings in a Eucharistic service remind those taking part of that final meal and of the solemn words and actions of someone standing at the edge of death.

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