Cambridge Events Calendar

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This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Cambridge, featuring the best of things to do in Cambridge – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Cambridge fundraisers and charity events.

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Handel’s Messiah by Candlelight

16 December @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Eboracum Baroque perform Handel’s celebrated work, Messiah on Saturday 16th December in Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge.  Relax in the run up to Christmas with this candlelit performance from some of the finest singers and instrumentalists in the UK. Performed on period instruments from the time of Handel, this is an evening of music not to be missed!  Messiah features many of Handel’s most famous choruses and arias notably the Hallelujah chorus. Originally composed in 1742 it is now one of the most performed works of classical music of all time across the world. Eboracum perform this masterpiece in a unique way with just 11 singers who act as both chorus and soloists. They are accompanied by a small team of baroque instrumentalists including baroque trumpets.  Conductor – Chris Parsons Leader – Alice Poppleton Further Details For ticket enquiries, please email or call 07827 207 150. We are a small organisation but will get back to you as soon as possible. We no longer issue physical tickets but you are welcome to print the e-tickets that you will be sent. You can read more on our Environmental Policy here Tickets include a 50p booking fee to help cover the costs we are charged by PayPal. This event takes place on Saturday 16th December 2023, 7pm. We do not accept any responsibility for any errors, omissions or inaccurate information supplied by third parties.


16 December
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Great St Mary’s Church
Senate House Hill
Cambridge, CB2 3PQ Cambridge
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