Daily archives: 11th May 2014

The 41st Cambridge Real Ale Festival is approaching. What is the point of english beer? Well actually it’s hugely varied and learning the different styes, and perhaps even learning to like it, is surely a compulsory aspect of your time in Cambridge! http://tinyurl.com/hugheswine Come to the Hughes Hall Real Ale […]

Real Ale Tasting

“The Straight Story” is certainly an uncharacteristic film for David Lynch, an American director who has become so famous for his surrealist, mystifying and disturbing cinematic style. “The Straight Story” really has a straightforward narrative: it is based on a true story of Alvin Straight who took up a journey […]

Film: “The Straight Story” (1999)

Dear all, Choir is back, starting this Monday at 6pm in the Pavilion Room. All are welcome – if you’re old or new, can or ‘can’t’ sing, and even if you just want to just try it for a week after a stressful day, do come along! It will be […]

Choir on Mondays, 6pm

Santa Sangre (“Holy Blood”) is a Mexican-Italian avant-garde thriller film directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky and written by Jodorowsky along with Claudio Argento and Roberto Leoni. The film tells the story of Fenix, a boy who grew up in a circus, and his life through both adolescence and early adulthood. The […]

Film: “Santa Sangre” (1989)

From Denmark, this comedy-drama concerns a family that gathers to celebrate the birthday of the father at their family-owned hotel. But their relations are complex and difficult, especially as we learn more about them. This is the most acclaimed of the films made according to the principles of the “Dogme […]

Film: “Festen” [The Celebration] (1998)