Cambridge's biggest bona fide theatre puts on everything from highbrow drama and dance, to panto and shows fresh from London's West End.
A popular student haunt, the 200-capacity Portland is the best spot in town to catch a gig and see the pick of up-and-coming bands. It has a wood-panelled saloon bar, a spacious terrace and monthly comedy nights too…
This famous student-run theatre is home to the university's Footlights comedy troupe whose past members include Emma Thompson, Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry.
Theatre, dance, comedy, live bands and club nights at a contemporary performance venue near the railway station. It's 1.5 miles southeast of the city centre, down Regent St (later Hills Rd).
Venue attracting the top names, from pop and rock to comedy.