What’s On Week 6

All aboard the culture train for another week of (worthwhile) procrastination!

ArcSoc culture Grey Matters Rizzle Kicks Theatre week 6

what's on


Roughs (Samuel Beckett), Secret Location, 10.45pm, Tues 25th Feb – Sat 1st March, £6/5

A rehearsed reading and promenade performance of Beckett’s radio play – that’s all we can tell you. Meet outside St John’s Chophouse for a truly different theatre experience.

Grey Matters, Begins in Chetwynd Room, King’s College, 7pm, Sat 22nd Feb, £6

Based on interviews with individuals about their experiences, this immersive theatre project tackles mental illness in an unusual fashion.  Thought-provoking but entertaining, Grey Matters is a must-see, innovative piece of theatre.

Valentine, Corpus Playroom, 7pm, Tue 25th Feb – Sat 1st March, £6/5

Directed by Matilda Wnek, Valentine promises part sketch comedy, part experiment, part game. Confused? Come see for yourself.

Only Lovers Left Alive, opens Friday 21st February, Arts Picturehouse, times vary

Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston star in this new Jim Jarmusch film as a married couple who have spent the last several hundred years together (as vampires) and show no signs of stopping.

Nymphomaniac, Volumes I & II + Live Satellite Q&A, Saturday 22nd February, Arts Picturehouse, 6.15pm

With “Nymphomaniac”, the notorious Lars Von Trier has made a two-part, 240min sex epic that is sure to provoke strong reactions from its audience, for better and for worse…

The Butler, Sunday 23rd February, St. John’s Picturehouse, 7pm & 10pm

Forrest Whittaker plays Cecil Gaines, the White House butler who saw eight presidents come and go, in this film by Lee Daniels, director of the Oscar-winning “Precious”.


Don Giovanni, West Road Concert Hall, 8pm, Thurs 2oth Feb – Sat 22nd Feb,  £7-20

Offering a night of comedy, romance and supernatural drama, Cambridge’s most ambitious opera project of 2014 will be nothing short of seductive. And it’s sung in modern English – you have no excuse.

Rizzle Kicks, Corn Exchange, 7.30pm, Friday 21st Feb,  £17.50

The Brighton hip hop duo come to Cambridge to kick some English hip hop into sleepy students.


Beer Festival, The Maypole, 9pm, Fri 21st Feb, free entry 

Indulge your love for beer and folk at the same time this Friday – how very Cambridge.

ArcSoc Cabaret: Voluptuosus, The Cambridge Union, 8.30pm, £15/13

Widely hailed as the best night of the year, ArcSoc never fails to put on a great show.