Events

Thursday January 01, 1970 ┬╗
Thu
Start: 12:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Three weeks of events in Cambridge celebrating African Arts.

Events confirmed so far include:

4th May - Photo, Art & Craft Exhibition (MichaelHouse)

8th May - Mosse Fan-Fan & Papa Noel (St Paul's Centre)

9th May- Congolese dance workshops (Venue TBC) followed by club with various African music

10th Drumming workshops with Fatima Nanguia (Congo Brazaville)

15th May - "Friends of Africa" with Dance workshops from various parts of the world, including Polish, Chinese, and Indian dance. This will be followed by DJ music and a selection of light bytes from around the world.

16th May - Children's day - Dance and Art workshops, story telling & food

17th May - African food cooking workshops (Venue TBC)

22nd May - Dance workshops followed by club and selection of light bytes from around Africa

23rd May - Conference to celebrate Africa, its controversies and wonders...

25th - Get together for a drink and light bytes followed by a performance from a musician from Bourkina Fasso (West Africa)

See www.menelikmusic.com for more up-to-date information.

Start: 12:00 pm

A weekly music supper club featuring the cream of today┬┤s UK jazz scene, featuring established artists and award-winning rising stars.

3rd Feb: Sarah Gillespie Quartet feat. Gilad Atzmon - ┬┤...Charismatic singer songwriter┬┤s band featuring Atzmon┬┤s unique persona.┬┤

10th Feb: Robbie Robson with the Peter Shepherd Trio - ┬┤...Rising trumpet star Robson joins our Alimentum House Trio.┬┤

17th Feb: Viper┬┤s Dream - ┬┤...Delightful gypsy-jazz group, playing Django Rheinhardt-inspired material.┬┤

24th Feb: Tommaso Starace Quartet - ┬┤...Italian saxophonist of distinction plays standards and his own acclaimed originals.┬┤

3rd Mar: Sophie Smith Quartet - ┬┤...Accomplished young vocalist presents her highly anticipated debut album.┬┤

10th Mar: James Allsopp with the Peter Shepherd Trio - ┬┤...Thrilling saxophonist explores his love of straightahead standards.┬┤

17th Mar: Joanna Eden Trio - ┬┤...Engaging singer-pianist performs vintage 60┬┤s material and jazz favourites.┬┤

24th Mar: Chris Allard Quartet - ┬┤...Virtuoso guitarist leads his band of top-flight musicians in a merry dance.┬┤

31st Mar: Ruth Applin Quartet - ┬┤...Intimate renditions of classic songs from the Diana Krall-inspired singer and pianist.┬┤

7th Apr: Jim Mullen with the Peter Shepherd Trio - ┬┤...The return of the Maestro Mullen! Back by popular demand.┬┤

The Tuesday night Jazz Club format comprises two 45 minutes sets starting around 8.45pm and 10pm. Diners will be able to book tables in the restaurant (performance area) for the duration of the night, or drinkers can use the cocktail bar area which is open for business as usual on Jazz Club nights.

There will be a special three course fixed price menu operating on these evenings, set at just £35 per person, exclusive of drinks.

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