Live Music in Cambridge

Portland Arms

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…
Theatre in Cambridge


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 in Cambridge

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Cambridge's biggest bona fide theatre puts on everything from highbrow drama and dance, to panto and shows fresh from London's West End.
Performing Arts in Cambridge

Corn Exchange

Venue attracting the top names, from pop and rock to comedy.
Performing Arts in Cambridge


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).