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Cambridge Folk Festival

Thousands arriving for festival Credit: ITV News Anglia

Thousands of people are expected to attend the popular Cambridgeshire Folk Festival this weekend. Many have already arrived at the four day event which has grown in size each year. Held at Cherry Hinton Hall, it's now one of the longest running and best known music festivals in Europe. It hosts an eclectic line-up with traditional and cutting edge contemporary acts from around the world.

Rare chance to see Evelyn Glennie's musical instrument collection

A world musical star from the ITV Anglia region is raising money for the refugee crisis by giving fans a chance to see her huge instrument collection.

Percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie has sold ten tickets to have a tour of her instrument store near Huntingdon. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The profoundly deaf percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie has sold ten tickets on eBay to have a tour of her instrument store near Huntingdon.

The money raised will go to Oxfam's Emergency appeal.The Glennie Aluphone played at the London Olympics will be one of many instruments on display.

ITV News Anglia reporter Stuart Leithes was lucky enough to be shown the collection and you can watch his report by clicking below


Suffolk's Ed Sheeran performs at Olympic closing ceremony

Ed Sheeran performed at the Olympic closing ceremony

Suffolk's Ed Sheeran has performed alongside some of the biggest names in pop music at the closing ceremony of London 2012.

A world-wide audience was treated to a spectacular celebration of British music before the flame was extinguished to officially close the curtain on one of the most memorable sporting extravaganzas of recent times.

Many of the 10,000 sportsmen and women who competed in the Games are leaving the Olympic Village and heading to London's airports to return to their home nations.

The majority joined last night's final hurrah to celebrate their achievements, parading through the 80,000-seater stadium and taking with them their own memories of a Games which has been universally acclaimed.

Ed Sheeran joined some of the biggest names in British pop past and present, including the Spice Girls, Take That, Queen and Madness.

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