Cats, Cambridge Festival and Emirates Aviation Experience: The best things to do this week

Cats, Cambridge Festival and Emirates Aviation Experience: The best things to do this week

THIS week, join the high flyers, enjoy educating ethics, a grand foodie event and Cats.

By
Kirsten Jones

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For an extravaganza of feline fun, check out Andrew Lloyd Webberâ??s hit musical Cats, which is back in Londonâ??s West End for 11 weeks. Based on TS Eliotâ??s Old Possumâ??s Book Of Practical Cats, the musical invites you to join cats of all shapes and sizes at the Jellicle Ball.

The season will open on Friday at the London Palladium, starring Beverley Knight as Grizabella and welcoming original director Trevor Nunn and choreographer Gillian Lynne.

Tickets start at £20. Call 0844 874 0667 or visit london-palladium.com

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Live out your dreams of becoming a pilot and take to the virtual skies at Londonâ??s newly upgraded Emirates Aviation Experience. The Greenwich-based attraction invites you to explore behind the scenes at London Heathrow, see a genuine Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine and take control of one of four flight simulators: two Airbus A380s and two Boeing 777s.

First-time flyers can test their take-off and landing skills in new locations including Sydney, Hong Kong and Athens. A simulator experience for up to four costs from £45 for 30 minutes when booked in advance online. Entrance tickets to the experience cost £3 for adults and £1.50 for under 12s.

Visit aviation-experience.com

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Celebrating new and original thinking, the eighth Cambridge Festival of Ideas will be raising questions and debating pressing issues in modern society. The festival, running from tomorrow until November 1, offers more than 250 free events for all ages, including panel debates, creative workshops and film screenings.

It also features speeches from some of the worldâ??s leading thinkers such as astronomer Lord Martin Rees and philosopher Professor Rae Langton.

Questions raised this year include the ethics of artificial intelligence, â??Should we be having babies at 20?â? and, â??Can Europe keep the peace?â? All events will be held in lecture halls, theatres, museums and galleries around Cambridge.

Visit festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk

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Feast your eyes and taste buds at the biggest food festival in southwest England. Running until October 31, The Great Bath Feast provides a menu of creative events from tastings to celebrity tea parties and an after-dark Mad Hatterâ??s masquerade dinner.

This yearâ??s special guests include Raymond Blanc, Tom Kerridge and Nigella Lawson. Donâ??t miss the annual cheese festival at Bath Abbey, welcoming the nationâ??s top artisan cheese makers to show off their crop.

See greatbathfeast.co.uk

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