What to do in Cambridge in February 2016

Cambridge may be a small city, but there is always plenty going on, from food festivals to concerts and art exhibitions to club nights. We have picked the cream of the crop and put together a little guide on what to do in Cambridge this month.

Music

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Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club at the Junction, Friday 5th February

Craig Charles presents the Funk and Soul show every Saturday on BBC 6Music and he’s been bringing his groovy sounds to clubs around the UK for years. With classics from the likes of James Brown, The Jacksons and Marvin Gaye mixed with modern artists such as Aloe Blacc and Leon Bridges, you won’t be able to stop dancing all night. Click here for info and tickets.

NME Awards Tour at the Cambridge Corn Exchange, Tuesday 9th February

The legendary NME Awards Tour hits Cambridge this month, so prepare to rock out! Headliners Bloc Party are joined by rockers Drenge, new indie act Rat Boy and up-and-coming grime artist Bugzy Malone. Book your tickets here.

Food & Drink

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Classic Cambridge Food Tour, Saturday 13th February

The Classic Cambridge Food Tour offers a truly unique insight into Cambridge. Local foodies take you to their favourite haunts, where you can sample some wonderful local delicacies while learning all about the city. Find out more and book your place here!

Champagne & Truffles with JoJo Cocoa at Novi, Sunday 14th February

Do something a bit different this Valentine’s Day and learn how to make delicious luxury truffles while sipping champagne with local chocolatier JoJo Cocoa. Click here for details.

Art & Culture

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200 Years of the Fitzwilliam Museum, starts Thursday 4th February

Starting this month and running throughout 2016, ‘Celebrating the First 200 Years: The Fitzwilliam Museum 1816 – 2016’ is an exhibition which explores the past, present and future of Cambridge’s premier art museum.

Naomi Davies Exhibition Preview at Hot Numbers, Tuesday 16th February

Hot Numbers on Gwydir Street has established itself as not just a friendly cafe, but as the epicentre for local culture and art through its regular jazz and film nights and its connections with creatives in Cambridge. This month, Hot Numbers is hosting an exhibition showcasing artist Naomi Davies’ charming paintings of everyday life in Cambridge.