Cambridge Corn Exchange

Cambridge Corn Exchange
Wheeler Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QB
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From its roots as a literal corn exchange back int he 1840s, the Cambridge Corn Exchange has grown to become a concert hall and celebrated its 25th anniversary in its modern incarnation in 2011. These days it plays host to comedy, pop, rock, theatre, classical music and more.

Parking can be found in Park Street car park (about 5–10 minutes away) or Queen Anne car park, which is a further walk, but cheaper.

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There are 49 events at this location

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Alexander O'Neal

Soul and R&B songsmith known for the 80s hits 'If You Were Here Tonight', 'Criticize' and 'Saturday Love' performs with a full live band.

Sun 2 Apr

£34.75 / 01223 357851

All or Nothing

A musical based on the 1960s group The Small Faces.

Thu 20 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01223 357851

Fri 21 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01223 357851

Sat 22 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01223 357851

All Time Low

Punk pop quartet from Maryland.

Tue 14 Mar

Times to be confirmed / Tickets on sale Thursday 20th October, 6pm / 01223 357851

The Australian Pink Floyd Show

Probably the best known and certainly one of the longest running Floyd tributes, supposedly counting members of the real band among its fans.

Wed 4 Oct

Big Girls Don't Cry

Oh what a night you'll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, with all the hits from 'Sherry' to 'Grease is the Word'.

Fri 29 Sep

The Bootleg Beatles

Relive the sights and sounds of the 60s with the most established Beatles tribute band.

Wed 12 Apr

Caro Emerald

Dutch singer putting a modern pop spin on post-war jazz styles.

Tue 25 Apr

£22.50–£47.50 / 01223 357851

Chris Difford & Glenn Tilbrook

The two members of the band Squeeze perform a selection of songs by the band, plus solo material fro each artist.


Britain's Got Talent 2014 classical bros who've knocked out a tour and an album faster than you can say 'ka ching'.

Fri 10 Nov

£19.50–£39.50 / 01223 357851

An Evening with Levison Wood

The best-selling author, photographer and TV presenter shares anecdotes from his career.

Sun 26 Feb


The ex-Marillion singer bids farewell to Childhood where he will play Marillion’s 1985 chart-topping album Misplaced Childhood in full for the very last time, ahead of releasing his final-ever album in 2016.

Tue 19 Dec

£27.50 / 01223 357851

Gino D'Acampo: Gino's Italian Escape

The TV chef signs copies of his latest book.

Imelda May

Commercial rockabilly songstress from Dublin.

Sat 6 May

Jack Savoretti

Scruffy, half-English, half-Italian, London-based singer-songwriter with an indie folk style.

Sat 18 Mar

£24.75–£25.75 / 01223 357851

Joel Dommett: LIVE

  • 4 stars

The young comedy star with a cupboard full of accolades and dreadfully modern hair.

Fri 24 Nov

John Mayall

Elder statesman of British blues, who mentored the likes of the young Eric Clapton and Peter Green on his 80th Anniversary Tour.

Sat 4 Nov

£29.50 / 01223 357851

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.

Fri 1 Dec

£23.25 / 01223 357851

Jools Holland and His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools and his band play classic boogie woogie and rock'n'roll tunes for your merriment. Featuring guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall.

Sun 29 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01223 357851

With Guest Vocalist: Jose Feliciano. Also Featuring: Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall & Beth Rowley.

The King Is Back

Elvis tribute from Ben Portsmouth.

Thu 16 Mar

£25.25–£33.75 (£11.25–£15.50) / 01223 357851

The Kooks

Brighton indie tykes best known for their hits 'She Moves in Her Own Way' and 'Shine On' return with a new album.

Tue 9 May

Live On Mars - a Tribute To David Bowie

A bold new stage production celebrating iconic pop hero David Bowie; his music, artistry, style and showmanship… Influenced by Bowie’s legendary concert performances, ***Live on Mars*** fuses sound and vision to portray the essence of Bowie, his alter egos and creative muses, with elements of mime, dance, and stunning…

Mallory Knox

Alt.rock/pop punk quintet, named after Juliette Lewis's character in Natural Born Killers.

Sun 26 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01223 357851

With Lonely The Brave and Fatherson.

Matthew Bourne’s Early Adventures

Another chance to see the programme of hit pieces that launched the career of one of Britain's favourite choreographers. The inclusion of the notorious Pissoir Duet means it comes with an 'adult content' warning, but with designs by long-time collaborator Lez Brotherston, never have old-fashioned string vests and long…

Michael Kiwanuka

Soulful/jazzy singer-songwriter who topped the BBC's Sound of 2012 poll.

Thu 4 May

prices vary / 01223 357851

Mike & the Mechanics

Mike Rutherford's MOR crew return with a new vocalist in tow – Andrew Roachford of 'Cuddly Toy' fame. The band perform from tracks from their extensive back catalogue including 'The Living Years’, 'Word Of Mouth' and 'Another Cup of Coffee'.

Wed 8 Mar

£32.50–£37.50 / 01223 357851

Milton Jones is Out There

Absurd one-liners from telly regular Jones.

Fri 8 Dec

Omid Djalili: Schmuck for a Night

The British-Iranian comedian and star of stage and screen brings his new show to an adoring public.

Pam Ann: Fly

Character comedy from the hostess with the mostess.

Fri 16 Jun

£21–£27 / 01223 357851

Philharmonia Orchestra

Tugan Sokhiev conducts the orchestra and violinist Alexandra Soumm, for works including Bruch's Violin Concerto No 1 and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6, Pathetique.

Sat 4 Mar

£17–£40 (£12.50) / 01223 357851

Pink Martini

A romantic fusion of Hollywood movie music, Japanese pop, sultry Latin grooves, a classical chamber group and a Brazilian marching band.

Thu 13 Apr


Chrissie Hynde fronts the British-American collective who formed in Hereford in 1978 as they perform their iconic punk-rock originals, including I'll Stand by You.

Sat 7 Oct

Purple Rain

A live celebration of the life, legacy and music of Prince.

Sat 11 Mar

£22.50 / 01223 357851

Reginald D Hunter: The Man Who Attempted To Do As Much and Such

The self-proclaimed 'comedian, swashbuckler and scientist' takes his latest and no doubt controversial show on the road.

Russell Brand: Re:Birth

The controversial stand-up embarks on his latest tour, inspired by the birth of daughter.

Tue 4 Apr

£27.50 / 01223 357851

Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age

Russell Kane discusses why it's perfectly okay to be 20 but feel 40 (or vice versa) and explains why nobody really feels their age.

Sam Bailey

The former prisoner officer turned songstress who won the 2013 X Factor takes her debut album The Power Of Love on the road.

Sat 29 Apr

£27; £32 / 01223 357851

Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox

Scott Bradlee, and ad hoc group Postmodern Jukebox, reworks 21st century pop hits in a variety of vintage styles.

Tue 28 Feb

Sean Lock: Keep it Light

The team captain of Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats presents his latest live show.

Shakin' Stevens

The eighties' singer with the famous hips performs his past hits to celebrate the anniversary of 30 years since the release of his first hit in the UK. In 1980 the singer released Hot Dog after years of touring and recording Stevens got his big break. His success in the eighties continued with the release of Marie Marie…

Sat 27 May

£22.50–£35 / 01223 357851

Sounds Of Science

World history author Christopher Lloyd introduces 10 key moments in the history of science and the sounds used to represent them, followed by a soundscape written by composer Jill Jarman, performed by sound artist and musician Evelyn Glennie.

Sun 12 Mar

£22 (Children £15 under 16s) / 01223 357851


One of the best post-punk pop acts, helmed by the songwriting duo Glen Tilbrook and Chris Difford.

Fri 27 Oct

£35.25–£50.25 / 01223 357851

Steve Hackett

The one-time Genesis guitarist revisits his time in the band with new versions of songs he co-wrote from the period 1971–1977.

Sun 14 May

£27.50–£29.50 / 01223 357851

The Stranglers

The old punk warhorses play on without Hugh Cornwell. Expect classic hits from their back catalogue, such as 'Peaches', 'Golden Brown', 'No More Heroes' and 'Strange Little Girl'.

Sat 25 Mar

Tom Chaplin

Lead singer of Keane off out in solo guise.

Sun 21 May

£18.50–£35 / 01223 357851


Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now with a reduced line-up

Mon 18 Dec

£41.25 / 01223 357851

The Unthanks

Eccentric Geordie folk sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank.

Thu 27 Apr

£24.75 / 01223 357851

The Wedding Singer

The cast from The Wedding Singer the Musical (based on the smash hit Adam Sandler movie) perform hits from the show alongside West End hits and 80s classics.

Tue 28 Mar

£24.75–£38.75 / 01223 357851

Wed 29 Mar

Thu 30 Mar

£24.75–£38.75 / 01223 357851

…and 2 more dates until 1 Apr

Whitney: Queen of the Night

A celebration of the life and music of Whitney Houston through three decades of classic hits.

Fri 17 Mar

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