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Help choose arts events taking place at local libraries

23 February 2023

Cambridgeshire residents have an exciting opportunity to decide which arts events will take place across the county’s libraries later this year.

People can help decide the line-up for The Library Presents - a vibrant and inclusive programme of arts activities which will include: music, theatre, art, dance, storytelling, comedy, puppetry and digital arts.

A selection of performances will be published online and in libraries from 22 February until 22 March for residents to make their choices. The events which are chosen will take place this summer and autumn,

To have your say, you can either attend your local library, email or submit an online form at:

There is also the option to attend an online event where you can also give your verdict and discuss the options with other people who share an interest in the arts.

To sign up for any of these events, click on the links below and fill out your details:

Cllr Tom Sanderson, chair of Cambridgeshire County Council's Communities, Social Mobility and Inclusion Committee, said: “The Library Presents is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a wide range of different arts productions on our doorsteps.

“There are so many options to choose from and I would encourage anyone with an interest in the arts to either visit their local library or go online to explore what is on offer and make their selections before the deadline.”

Everyone will be welcome to attend the events which make the final shortlist, and they will be made accessible for people with different requirements.

The participating libraries are: Alconbury Weald, Arbury Court, Barnwell Road, Burwell, Cambourne, Central Cambridge, Chatteris, Cherry Hinton, Clay Farm, Cottenham, Ely, Histon, Huntingdon, Littleport, March, Milton Road, Papworth, Ramsey, St Ives, St Neots, Sawston, Soham, Whittlesey, Wisbech and Yaxley.

Further information can be found via The Library Presents’ Facebook and Instagram pages, or by emailing

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