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Cambridge Leisure Park,
Clifton Road,
CB1 7GX

(01223) 578000

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The South
Alternative rock and post-Britpop from the band featuring ex members of the Beautiful South known for the hits Song For Whoever, Perfect Ten, Rotterdam and Don't Marry Her.
When
Oct 31, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £21
Tony Law: Enter The Tonezone
Surreal and energetic humour from the inventive Canadian stand-up and 2012 Chortle Best Breakthrough Act award-winner.
When
Oct 31, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13, concs £11
Amy Sharrocks: Museum Of Water
A collection of publicly donated water and accompanying stories.
When
Nov 1 & 2, 9am-6pm
Genre
Special - fam
Cost
free
Bridget Christie: A Bic For Her
Passionate deconstruction of everyday sexism from the 2013 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award winner.
When
Nov 1, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£15
Wakey Wakey
Alternative pop from the New York-based band fronted by singer-songwriter, Michael Grubbs.
When
Nov 2, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £13.50
MusicLab: Presented with Cambridge Music Festival
Record yourself in a mini studio, remix orchestral sounds or compose your own music, try out new instruments or watch behind-the scenes footage of life as a professional musician.
When
Nov 3-8, 10am
Genre
Gigs - none
Cost
free
Tamikrest
The Tuareg band from Mali plays world music with Western influences.
When
Nov 3, 8pm
Genre
Gigs - jazz
Cost
£15
The Boomtown Rats
The veteran band now re-formed with most of the original members and fronted again by Bob Geldorf, plays its hits.
When
Nov 3, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£26
Sonic Pi: Live & Coding: Workshop
Discover how a Raspberry Pi computer can be transformed into a fully customisable musical instrument.
When
Nov 4, 9.30am-5pm
Genre
Special - none
Cost
£45
Jasmin Vardimon Company: Park
Park is an urban oasis, a place of refuge from ordinary life where eight characters play, fight, fall in love and learn to survive. In this playground of relationships, young lovers wrestle in a historic fountain, a graffiti artist sprays his story, a busker finds his only appreciative audience in a bag lady, and a flag-waving bully rants worn out political beliefs.
When
Nov 6, 7pm
Genre
Dance - phys
Cost
£12, concs £8
Twin Atlantic
The Glasgow-based four-piece band plays its self-penned and hard-edged alternative rock.
When
Nov 6, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£16
Grandmaster Flash
Hip hop from the New York-based DJ, with guest MCs.
When
Nov 7, 8pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £18.50
Jesterlarf Comedy Club
Dark observations, cutting one-liners and sharp-edged stand-up from the inaugural winner of the Scottish Comedian of the Year Award Mark Nelson. Plus Kate Lucas, Mark Palmer and MC Jeremy O'Donnell.
When
Nov 7, 8.30pm, doors 7.45pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13
Games And Performance Masterclass With Blast Theory
Masterclass in using interactive media and the city as a playful space.
When
Nov 8 & 9, 10am
Genre
Special - none
Cost
£41
Rich Hall's Hoedown
Musical comedy from the deadpan American stand-up and special guest musicians.
When
Nov 8, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£18.50
Royal Blood
The Brighton-based pairing of Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher performs its take on garage-rock and blues.
When
Nov 8, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
phone for availability
Inside Out!: Tell Tale Hearts And Imagination Stage (Ages 2-6)
While playing dress-up that leads to a mountain top rescue, an older brother loses his special hat and so begins an adventure to find it.
When
Nov 9, 11.30am & 2.30pm
Genre
Special - the
Cost
£10, child £6, family £27
Islands
Caroline Horton presents a black comedy inviting audiences into the secretive world of off-shore tax havens and those who appear to have it all worked out.
When
Nov 12, 7.30pm
Genre
Theatre - com
Cost
£12, concs £8
O'Hooley And Tidow
Alternative folk with classical influences by the Huddersfield-based duo.
When
Nov 13, 8pm
Genre
Gigs - folk
Cost
adv £10
Jason Byrne: You Name The Show
Stand-up from the comic who has asked his audiences to name his show. The best name will win £500, there will be a leader board on stage each night and by the end of the tour the show will have a name.
When
Nov 14, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£18.50
Secret Affair
Mod revival pop-rock from the veteran outfit. With support from The Lambrettas.
When
Nov 14, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - none
Cost
£18.50
Fiverfest: Heat 2
An opportunity to vote for your favourite band featuring Motor Tapes, Twisted Piglet, Surf, Mortal Tides, Grape Marmalade and Stormdreamer.
When
Nov 15, 6.45pm
Genre
Gigs - none
Cost
£6
Paul Foot: Hovercraft Symphony In Gammon Sharp Major
Surreal and chaotic humour from the 2013 Sydney Comedy Award-winning stand-up.
When
Nov 15, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13.50
Hansel And Gretel (Over 3s)
Follow two brave and resourceful children as they take the path deep into the woods. Red Earth's retelling of one of the most popular and powerful of all fairy tales. Text by Wendy Rouse, directed by Amanda Wilde and design by Dorrie Scott.
When
Nov 16, 11.30am-12.30pm
Genre
Theatre - dra
Cost
£10, child £6
Pere Ubu
The veteran band from Cleveland, Ohio led by David Thomas, performs its experimental and leftfield rock.
When
Nov 17, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£17
Courteeners
Indie rock band from Manchester.
When
Nov 18, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£20.50
Katie Armiger & Holly May
When
Nov 20, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - none
Cost
adv £15
PanicLab: RIOT
Four performers dressed as superheros present a comic-book adventure choreographed by Joseph Mercier.
When
Nov 20, 7pm
Genre
Dance - phys
Cost
£10, child £6
Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model
Witty jokes and pop-culture observations from the Canadian stand-up and TV star.
When
Nov 21, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13, concs £11
Matt Schofield
Blues and blues-rock by the singer-guitarist who hails from Manchester.
When
Nov 22, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - jazz
Cost
adv £18.50
Matt Schofield
Blues and blues-rock by the singer-guitarist who hails from Manchester. With support from The Ben Poole Band.
When
Nov 22, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - jazz
Cost
£18.50
Tom Stade: Decisions Decisions
Offbeat storytelling from the Canadian stand-up and co-writer of Frankie Boyle's controversial Channel 4 show Tramadol Nights.
When
Nov 25, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£17, adv £15
This Last Tempest
Uninvited Guests and Fuel present a sequel to The Tempest that begins where Shakespeare left off. Caliban and Ariel are left alone on the enchanted island, watching Prospero's ship sail over the horizon and out of view.
When
Nov 26, 7.30pm
Genre
Theatre - dra
Cost
£12, concs £8
Alabama 3
The English outfit play their unique mix of acid house, alt blues and electro-country.
When
Nov 27, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£19
Pascuala Ilabaca And Fauna
The singer-songwriter from Chile and her accompanying musicians performs world music.
When
Nov 27, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - jazz
Cost
£11
Lee Scratch Perry
The eccentric Jamaican record producer with the long career, performs his reggae originals.
When
Nov 28, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£23.50
Pete Firman: Trickster
Anarchic magical comedy and sleight of hand from the stand-up, author and regular contributor to BBC1's Don't Miss A Trick.
When
Nov 28, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£16
Frisky and Mannish: Just Too Much
Frisky and Mannish are back with a brand new hour, packed tighter than Robin Thicke's crotchal region. Now all grown up (just like Miley and Bieber) their barely-conscious recoupling marks the beginning of a new pop-comedy-mashup-infotainment era. They've been everywhere, from the Edinburgh Fringe to the West End, from BBC Radio 1 to E4, and from Shepherd's Bush Empire to the Sydney Opera House.
When
Nov 29, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£14.50
Average White Band
The veteran six-piece band who originated from Dundee perform their soul, funk and R&B originals, including their famous hit Pick Up The Pieces.
When
Nov 30, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £21
Magnum
Heavy rock with progressive elements by the long-established band from Birmingham, formed originally by guitarist Tony Clarkin and singer Bob Catley.
When
Dec 1, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£21
Robert Newman's New Theory Of Evolution
Chaotic stand-up from the writer and comedian based around the development of the human race.
When
Dec 1 & 2, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13.50, NUS £11
Echo And The Bunnymen
The indie band from Liverpool plays new material, as well as a selection of former hits.
When
Dec 3, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £27.50
John Shuttleworth: A Wee Ken To Remember
Versatile singer/organist, John Shuttleworth, wants to share fond memories of his favourite past weekends. However, a typo on the poster means John is obliged to spend the evening paying homage to his next-door neighbour and sole agent, the diminutive Ken Worthington.
When
Dec 3, 8.30pm, doors 7.45pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£17
Beans On Toast
Contemporary folk by the Essex-born singer-songwriter and one-man band.
When
Dec 4, 8pm
Genre
Gigs - folk
Cost
adv £10
Jesterlarf Comedy Club
Laddish gags and alternative wit from veteran stand-up and entertainer Bob Mills. With Matt Rees, Richard Todd and MC Ed Gamble.
When
Dec 5, 8.30pm, doors 7.45pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13
Around The World In 80 Days
Join Phileas Fogg and his faithful servant Passpartout in their audacious plan to navigate the globe in just 80 days.
When
Dec 8-11, 15-18, 10.30am, mats Dec 10, 16 & 17, 5pm
Genre
Special - the
Cost
£14, concs £10
From The Jam
Classic Jam songs performed by original bassist Bruce Foxton, plus Russell Hastings.
When
Dec 12, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £20
Lonely The Brave
The Cambridge-based five-piece plays contemporary rock originals.
When
Dec 13, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£9, early bird £8
Dr Feelgood
The originators of the rhythm'n'blues pub-rock sound perform With Support From Nine Below Zero
When
Dec 18, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
adv £17.50
Ezio
The contemporary acoustic singer-songwriter plays folk-flavoured songs with guitarist Mark Fowell.
When
Dec 20, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - folk
Cost
£13
J Mascis
The American singer and guitarist, best known as a founder of Dinosaur Jr, performs alternative rock and hardcore punk to support the album Tied To A Star.
When
Jan 15, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - rock
Cost
£15
Hayseed Dixie
The band who come from Tennessee performs its novel mixture of bluegrass and heavy rock, with both original material and covers of well-known rock songs.
When
Jan 17, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - jazz
Cost
adv £18.50
Sara Pascoe Vs History
Intelligent observations and quirky storytelling from the actress and stand-up.
When
Jan 23, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£13
Hudson Taylor
Irish folk pop duo Alfie and Harry Hudson-Taylor, who formed in 2011 and supported Jake Bugg on tour.
When
Feb 10, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - folk
Cost
£11
Trio Da Kali
The Mali-based outfit performs its world music originals.
When
Feb 25, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - jazz
Cost
£11
Simon Amstell: To Be Free
Following sold out residencies in New York and London, Simon Amstell peddles angst-ridden musings on the vagaries of modern life, embracing themes of freedom, joy, love, death, adventure, art, peace, sex, regret, success, eating, suffering, dreaming, healing and forgiving.
When
Mar 11, 7pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£22, concs £19
Tiff Stevenson: Optimist
On cloud nine one minute and battling your inner critic the next? In 2012 Tiff was awarded Stutter's Spirit of the Fringe. In 2013 she had an operation on her tongue, drank Everyday Vodka and spent too much time arguing on forums. In her new show Tiffany explores the possibility of optimism in a world full of Kardashians and guns. As seen on Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Next Week's News, 7 Day Saturday and Only Joking.
When
Mar 13, 7pm, doors
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
adv £13
Richard Herring: Lord Of The Dance Settee
The veteran stand-up comic covers weighty issues like death, love, religion and spam javelins.
When
Mar 27, 8pm
Genre
Comedy - none
Cost
£16
Boo Hewerdine
The former Bible songsmith plays folk-pop.
When
Apr 21, 7pm
Genre
Gigs - folk
Cost
£13
Mariana Sadovska
The singer from Ukraine performs folk music from her native land.
When
Apr 25, 7pm, doors
Genre
Gigs - none
Cost
adv £11
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