Rupert Brooke Opens Today

The Rupert Brooke pub in Grantchester has officially opened today, and it’s safe to say it looks amazing! Earlier in the year it was acquired by Chestnut Inns and has been completely revitalised looking beautifully elegant. With locally sourced food, it takes place in the heart of the village, and is definitely the new go to place. Stylish interiors and even a roof seating area, it takes a modern take on your tradition countryside pub, which adds to it’s uniqueness, that’s not to mention the views that overlook the Grantchester Meadows.

Let us know what you think to it!

The Rupert Brooke

The Rupert Brooke

http://www.therupertbrooke.com/

http://www.chestnutinns.com/

Grantchester Residents Get World Premiere of New ITV Drama Series

Grantchester Premiere

Grantchester Premiere

Grantchester residents are extremely excited to get a sneaky peak at the new ITV drama that’s set to hit our screens in early October, before anyone else as they get the exclusive world premiere of the show.

Today, at a venue and time that has been kept under wraps following strict instructions from the producers of the show, locals in the village will get to watch the world premiere of the first episode of the show. Locals have been anxiously awaiting for the show to start since filming began in the village back in April.

The Grantchester series has been described as Grantchester’s answer to Oxford’s ‘Inspector Morse’! Well known actor Robson Green plays Inspector Geordie Keating, whilst Tessa Peake-Jones, most well known for her role as Raquel in the BBC sitcom ‘Only Fools and Horses’, will play the housekeeper.

Read the full story on the Cambridge News to find out more.

 

 

Jeffrey Archer issues Ice Bucket Challenge in Grantchester

The Cambridge News has issued an exclusive video of Lord Jeffrey Archer and his Ice Bucket Challenge at his Grantchester home. The viral challenge which has been spreading across the internet recently raising which has been said to have raised over 2 million in donations.

Lord Archer was nominated by News reporter Debra Fox and in true spirit he went on to nominate

In true Ice Bucket spirit, Archer went on to nominate Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Ian Botham and Mr David Cameron!

He said: “In my lifetime I have raised more than £100 million but haven’t done anything quite like this before. It is very clever and it’s astonishing the number of people who have gotten involved for such a good cause.”

Read the full story here and find out more about the charities involved: http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/VIDEO-Jeffrey-Archer-issues-Ice-Bucket-Challenge/story-22855414-detail/story.html#ixzz3C9dxj1CQ

Watch it here:

Movies on Grantchester

Part of the Cambridge Film Festival, there will be movies on Grantchester Meadows over the August bank holiday weekend. 6 movies will be shown over 2 days on 3 different screens at the event. It’s a great way to spend time with the family this weekend, being a child friendly event you could even bring your own picnic and enjoy the stars.

The gates open at 6pm with films starting around 8pm and will finish around 10.30pm. You will need to bring headphones with you as it will be a ‘Silent Disco’ screening. Ticket prices vary with offers available to check the official website for full details.

Films are:

Saturday 23 August: Lego Movie

Saturday23 August: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Saturday 23 August: Cinema Paradiso

Sunday 24 August: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Sunday 24 August: Flash Gordon

Sunday 24 August: Things to Come
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http://www.cambridgefilmfestival.org.uk/events/movies-on-grantchester-meadows

ITV Grantchester Trailer Release

With the excitement of all the film crews and actors in the tiny village of Grantchester happening lately, we’re excited to see the trailer from ITV that’s now been released. It only brings more anticipation to the new TV series that’s coming in Autumn which is set in 1953 in the picturesque county Cambridgeshire. It’s an adaptation of the murder mystery books ‘The Grantchester Mysteries’ and locals can’t wait to see the series finally hit the screens later on in the year!

 

If you haven’t seen it already you can watch it here: