EC students enjoy summer in the city!

We all know our EC language students study very hard but whilst you are studying in one of the most beautiful cities in the world we would like to encourage you to make the most of your stay and see all the lovely places and partake in all the fun events Cambridge has to offer Cambridge truly is a green city – the natural fen landscape flows right into the centre along the river Cam, cows grazing within sight of Kings College Chapel. You can picnic under the trees along The Backs and admire the stunning displays of flowering bulbs in Spring, or while away the hours in beautifully kept College grounds and Fellows gardens. The public parks and commons provide a paradise for children with play equipment, football pitches and tennis courts Here are a few events not to miss this summer Thursday 30 April 2009 to Thursday 7 May 2009 The famous Beer Festival is now firmly on the calendar for lovers of real ale, with cheddar cheese, pickles and other British edible goodies to try. Gourmet Europe comes to town in the summer with the busy and bustling French and European Markets on Parkers Piece. Grab yourself a bratwurst, an authentic crepe or some Belgian chocolates! Wednesday 6 May 2009 Buskers and Street Performers Festival The second Buskers and Street Performers Festival will take place during the Heart of the World Festival. The free four-day event will celebrate all of the talent and culture we have in the city and create a fabulous atmosphere. There will be a diverse range of music and dance throughout the city centre, with street performers from all over the region taking part. Make sure you pick up your copy of the Cambridge explorer in the library for a full calendar of … Read more