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Shackleton's Cat Opera

Shackleton's Cat - Children's Opera

Shackleton's Cat returns in 2018, as part of English Touring Opera's award-winning strand of operas for young people. The opera tells the story of the voyage and destruction of the Endurance 100 years ago, and the subsequent tale of survival against all odds. The opera lasts just over an hour and is created for children aged 7-11 and their families.

What's On headline sponsor:

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Cambridge Windband

Sat 14 April

West Road Concert Hall

Cambridge Windband return for their third concert at West Road Concert Hall. Conducted by Viv Halton they present a programme of music from some of the best of Britains composers and musicians. It promises to be a evening for all including music from Vaughan Williams, Nigel Hess, Carl Davis and Queen.

This year's performance will be supporting the SMA Trust. The SMA Trust funds research into a cure and treatments for the condition spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). SMA is a genetic neuromuscular condition, a type of muscular dystrophy, which causes severe muscle weakness, affecting crawling, walking, arm, hand and neck movement and breathing and swallowing.

Cost: £15 adult, £10 concession

Ages: All ages

Enquiries and booking

Booking is recommended for this event.

Enquiries: ADC Ticketing Website Telephone: 01223 300085


All times

Sat 14 April 7:30PM - 9:30PM


Address: West Road Concert Hall
11 West Road
Email: westroad@mus.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1223 335184