Winter Season at the Cambridge Corn Exchange

Wednesday 20 December 2023

As the winter chill settles over Cambridge, the iconic Corn Exchange prepares to transform into a cultural haven, offering a season of unforgettable performances. This historic venue, nestled in the heart of the city, is set to host an array of shows that promise to warm the hearts of audiences and make colder months more manageable.

Music enthusiasts will be treated to a diverse range of concerts throughout the season, from classical opera to electrifying rock performances. Notable acts include Bombay Bicycle Club, who will be celebrating the release of their sixth studio album; one of the UK's most exciting new pop talents, Dylan, will make her Corn Exchange debut; Multi-Platinum hit-maker and one of country music’s biggest recent stars, Jordan Davis, will be performing his ‘Damn Good Time’ show. Cambridge favourites The Stranglers will return with their 50th-anniversary tour, and we welcome The Rock Orchestra, comprised of 14 classical musicians who unleash effortlessly enchanting melodies alongside powerful walls of distortion.

Don’t miss Opera International's award-winning Ellen Kent production of Carmen featuring the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv with international soloists, a highly praised chorus, and a full orchestra.

Comedy continues to take centre stage with the biggest names, including Romesh Ranganathan, with his new show ‘Hustle,’ and TV's most versatile funny man Tom Allen. Marking his 21st solo stand-up tour, Ross Noble returns to Cambridge. Award-winning comedian Sophie McCartney ventures into the perilous world of parenthood in this rollicking new stand-up, and legendary comedian Jack Dee will be hosting ‘I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue’.

For those seeking thought-provoking talks, the Cambridge Corn Exchange will host a series of wonderful evenings, including beloved British comedy icon Caroline Quentin for an evening devoted to horticultural hilarity, love, and the therapeutic power of tending the soil beneath our feet. Join Professor Brian Cox is back with his Horizons tour, a celebration of our civilization, of our music, art, philosophy, and science. Multi-award-winning chef, restaurateur, writer, and presenter Rick Stein delves into his lifelong love affair with cooking and his unwavering devotion to the brilliance of great British produce. Also, chart-topping podcast Saving Grace, Expect surprise guests, belly laughs and plenty of outrageous stories.

Tickets for these winter treats are available now, offering the perfect opportunity for residents and visitors alike to embrace the magic of the season at the Cambridge Corn Exchange.