Event partners

Scroll down to read about each of the UNITED! partners - the Cambridge Cocktail Weekend, the Cambridge Film Festival, the Cambridge International Jazz Festival and The Neon Moon Burlesque & Cabaret Club.

Take the best cocktail bars in Cambridge, your favourite drinks brands, great live music, and (almost) every cocktail under the sun. Mix them all together inside the Cambridge Corn Exchange, serve with a fantastic party atmosphere to create the ultimate bank holiday weekend celebrations. 

Cambridge Cocktail Weekend is designed to celebrate the great cocktails and bars that Cambridge has to offer, alongside some of the global spirits superstars all showcased in one room. Last year the Corn Exchange was packed to the gills with bars and saw over 2,000 through the doors enjoying delicious cocktails, with plenty of partying and dancing until late to brilliant live bands and DJs.

This year it's back, bigger and better with a three-day extravaganza, a fabulous festival of cocktails, bars aplenty and the best in music and entertainment. There will be a range of fun activities like cocktail masterclasses and demonstrations, throughout the day too – many of which are free, after the cost of the cocktail. Most importantly though, there will be over 50 cocktails to choose from including premium spirit cocktails from just £5. Book your tickets now for this fabulous bank holiday weekend event.  

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The fourth Cambridge International Jazz Festival takes place Tuesday 13th – Tuesday 27th November 2018. Presenting 15 days of live music, workshops, films, tributes and speakers, the Festival offers variety and intimacy across over 25 different venues in this stunning and historical city of Cambridge. 

Headlining artists include Madeleine Peyroux, Phronesis, Tim Kliphuis Trio, Orphy Robinson presents: Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks, Alec Dankworth's ‘Spanish Accents’, Claire Martin, Kit Downes ‘Obsidian’, Dinosaur, Yazz Ahmed with CUJO, Liane Carroll & Ian Shaw, Myles Sanko, Snowboy & The Latin Section, Issie Barratt’s ‘Interchange', Richard Spaven Trio and many more.

From modern jazz to jazz fusion, soul, R&B, funk, folk, gypsy, big band, choir, a capella, poetry, Lindy Hoppers, New Generation Jazz, jazz for toddlers and young kids - There should be something here for everyone!

The Cambridge Film Trust is a registered charity that fosters film culture and education for the benefit of the public, in Cambridge, across the Eastern region and throughout the UK. They believe passionately in the power of film as a medium that can change lives and make the world a better place. It can expose people to new perspectives and ideas, aiding cross-cultural understanding and contributing to community engagement and well being.

The Trust deliver a year-round broad portfolio of independent and specialised film screenings, special events and tailor-made projects, both in and outdoors, across the UK. These include archive screenings, classic film shows, silent film screenings with live accompaniment, as well as the prestigious Cambridge Film Festival, one of the most well-respected events in the UK festival calendar, which was founded in 1977.

Every year the Festival attracts a large audience for more than 200 predominantly independent and specialised films. The 2018 Festival will run from October 25th to November 1st at venues across the City. Once again offering the people of Cambridge the opportunity to be a part of the UK’s 3rd longest running film Festival, and to engage with the very best cinema from across the world.

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Neon Moon are proud to offer some of the UK's most enthralling burlesque and cabaret nights featuring hot diverse international talent from the current Cabaret, Circus, Dance, Drag and Comedy scenes. From stately manors, to intimate bars and vintage theaters, Neon Moon create a magical world of wonder.  

"Dazzling burlesque with demented vaudeville, sexy circus and electrifying physical performance" Broadway Baby / "Famously decadent" Cambridge Edition / "Inspirational eye candy" Trebuchet Magazine / "..the MOST DECADENT burlesque fest around!", "The most entertaining show in the World!", "Cambridge's best kept secret!" Neon Moon guests / "There you have it, Ladies and Gentlemen. Neon Moon…sexy as f***" Mardi Gras Magazine / "it’s the escapism, the drama and amazing presentation that comes with quality Burlesque shows and sometimes the sheer madness of it all!" Vollers Corsets, Little Black Book of Burlesque.