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We're excited it's Friday! Who's coming to Cambridge Live's Big Weekend tonight? The festival is free and running all weekend. You can even catch some ARU bands in the local band tent. #FridayFeeling #Cambridge
Big Weekend: Free Cambridge festival Big Weekend: Free Cambridge festival

Summer just wouldn’t be summer in #Cambridge without The Big Weekend! Two BIG headliners: reggae stars, Aswad followed by glam rockers T.Rex feat. Paul Fenton! Headliners ABC kick off the weekend with thousands expected on Parker’s Piece to enjoy a dazzling array of entertainment. -80s bonanza on Friday -spectacular summer fireworks display -French Market, the food stalls -Cambridge Live Bar -local short films in the fabulous Cinemobile; -screen time in the ARM Gaming Hub -University of Cambridge’s Fun Lab -storytelling and writing tips -facepainting -French language and culture with Alliance Francaise -Sports Zone -silent disco -Pink Festival cabaret fun -The event’s theme this year is Building New Communities and as ever, live music is at the heart of The Big Weekend. Whatever your taste, there will be something worth hearing. Showcasing partnerships with Cambridge Regional College, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Band competitions and Subterranean Festival. -Local Band Marquee https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/city-events/events/big-weekend