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10 – 12 September 2021 / Childerley Orchard, Childerley, just outside Cambridge

The Cambridge Club Festival

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A feel-good family festival 

A true delight for all ages, The Cambridge Club Festival is known for offering family fun along with exhilarating music each summer in June.

Launched in 2017, it started out as a one-day festival. Created by the same organisers behind Strawberries & Creem, the event is expanding to three days for 2021. As part of this expansion, a new location has been revealed at the historic Childerley Orchard, just a few minutes outside the city centre in the Cambridgeshire countryside.

Music is only one element of The Cambridge Club Festival’s immersive outlook. Expect an mix of funk, soul, blues and disco beats from more than 20 acts – ranging from ’80s legends and ’90s chart-toppers to some up-and-coming stars. In addition, attendees will have plenty of chances to dance while enjoying the timeless classics of past decades.

The Cambridge Club Festival also celebrates creativity in arts, comedy, culture and food. In 2021, it will be themed around "Innovators, Creators and Explorers" – while paying tribute to the history and the people who have made Cambridge the city it is today. This includes past pioneers like Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin through to present-day luminaries like David Attenborough and Emma Thompson.

Festival goers can also enjoy delicious food and drink offerings as well as children’s entertainment and the chance to glamp in style in a new boutique camping area.

In early 2021, organisers of The Cambridge Club Festival announced the event would be moving to 10 – 12 September 2021. Plus, they revealed Jack Savoretti would remain as the Saturday night headliner, with Rag'n'Bone Man later revealed to be the Friday night headliner and Soul II Soul plus Shalamar topping the line-up on Sunday night. Other artists scheduled to appear include Beverley Knight, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Trevor Nelson, Sara Cox, Toploader, Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, Heatwave, Horse Meat Disco plus many more.

“We wanted to serve up a selection of the most iconic artists from a variety of genres – expanding on our classic formula of disco, funk and soul, adding in some new styles too, but keeping the core feel-good identity of The Cambridge Club,” said William Young, managing director. “We can’t wait to see crowds coming together to sing and dance to the music, and experience everything else the festival has to offer in September!”

The Cambridge Club Festival's 2021 headliners

  • Rag'n'Bone Man The chart-topping neo-blues and soul sensation whose real name is Rory Graham has become famous for his deep baritone voice and huge hits like Human and Giant. His sophomore album Life By Misadventure, set to arrive in May 2021, has already been preceded by the infectious new tunes Fall In Love Again and All You Ever Wanted.
  • Jack Savoretti – Known for his husky voice and honest lyrics, the solo acoustic singer-songwriter released his chart-topping sixth studio album Singing To Strangers in 2019. It followed 2016’sSleep No More and 2015’sWritten in Scars, both of which also charted in the top 10 and have achieved gold status in the UK.
  • Soul II Soul + Shalamar – The musical collective Soul II Soul formed in London in 1988 and became one of the most important sound systems around, selling over 10 million albums worldwide and winning two Grammy Awards. R&B vocal group Shalamar, who've also sold millions of records and racked up gold, silver and platinum certifications, turn every concert into a giant party with hits like A Night To Remember and I Can Make You Feel Good.

Location

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Childerley Orchard, Childerley, Cambridge, CB23 8BA

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Getting there

Drive to Bourn Airfield, where there is a secure car park, then it's a short shuttle bus ride to the festival site (included in the ticket). Everyone must arrive by shuttle bus. No one is allowed to drive directly to the festival site, unless you've booked Blue Badge parking or are arriving on a Big Green Coach.

The nearest station is Cambridge North, so head there to can catch a shuttle bus to the site (A return shuttle bus is included in the ticket).

Drop-off and pick-up spots are at Bourn Airfield and Cambridge North station (as described above). Taxis will only drop off pre-event and pick up post-event from these locations.

There is no pedestrian access to the site as the surrounding roads are unsuitable for pedestrians.

News

New headliners and additional artists announced

New headliners and additional artists announced

The Cambridge Club Festival reveals Rag’n’Bone Man, Trevor Nelson and Sara Cox are now joining Jack Savoretti, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Beverley Knight, Soul II Soul and Shalamar for the 2021 edition.

The Cambridge Club Festival announces new dates

The Cambridge Club Festival announces new dates

This year’s festival is moving to 10 – 12 September 2021 – so get the date in your diaries! Headliner Jack Savoretti and much of the line-up remain unchanged, but stay tuned for new headline artists to be announced soon.

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FAQS

The Cambridge Club Festival is scheduled for 10 – 12 September 2021.

A new location for The Cambridge Club Festival has been revealed by organisers for 2021. Childerley Orchard will be its new home. Located just minutes outside of the city centre, and close to Cambridge North train station, the site is situated around an ancient orchard in the heart of the stunning Cambridgeshire countryside.

The Cambridge Club Festival's 2021 headliners include Rag'n'Bone Man on Friday night, Jack Savoretti on Saturday night, and Soul II Soul + Shalamar on Sunday night.

The line-up features Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Beverley Knight, Trevor Nelson, Sara Cox, Heatwave, The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, Toploader, Horse Meat Disco, Greg Wilson, ABBA Disco Wonderland plus many more.

Yes, The Cambridge Club Festival is perfect for all the family.

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