NEWS & BLOG
To top off a rollercoaster year for Octavian, he’s just been named BBC’s Sound of 2019 – joining the likes of Adele and Sam Smith. For someone who dropped out of the BRIT school before becoming homeless, his rapid rise to join such esteemed company has been remarkable.
Christmas is over, it’s the start of a New Year, and the shortest nights are behind us - which means summer is on its way! With that in mind, we thought it was time for a tasty preview of the delights that await us in Cambridge on June 15th…
It’s been an intriguing and exciting year for Urban music to say the least. With 2018 coming to a close, we thought it only right that we take a look back at the biggest bangers that made the most noise this year….
In our guest blog this week, Cambridge University student Jessica Chinegwu gives us an intriguing insight into our hometown’s eclectic and endearing nightlife scene…
With 2019 marking our 5th birthday, we thought it time to reflect back upon an incredible half-decade of making music and mayhem in Cambridge - and thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for the instrumental part you’ve played!
This week has seen two videos break the internet, the latest online sensations to shake up the music business. We take a closer look at the content, the artists behind it, and give you our lowdown…
At S&C, we’re first and foremost music lovers, so we’ve joined forces with Spotify to bring you “Strawberry Selections” - a weekly playlist full of the freshest music from across the S&C spectrum...
Whilst we start our scheming for next year's S&C shenanigans, for nostalgia's sake here's a run-down of the rave reviews we got for that special day on 16th June - take us back!
S&C 2018 was something special! A huge thank you to all 10,000 of you who helped make our 5th year so incredible.
All you need to know about travelling to the festival from Cambridge & London! Essential travel information.
With less than 2 months to go until S&C 2018, we take look back at headliner and hip-hop hero T-PAIN's back catalogue of bangers and ballads to pick our top 10.
We're so happy to have been placed in Stubhubs Lineup Magazine this year! Check out their festival guide here.
Over the years, the cream of grime royalty have performed on our fair field. Tucked away in a rural corner of historic Cambridge - just a few miles from the Nobel Prize winners and Poet Laureates of the University - our stage has played host to the biggest names in grime.
We awoke this morning to the news that Godfather of Grime and friend of the festival, Wiley, is to receive an MBE from the Queen!
Yes! It is officially time to start getting excited for UK black music’s event of the year. Our friends at MOBO are getting ready to host the crème de la crème of black music in just a few days’ time...
It’s come to our attention that we will have the pleasure of watching not one, not two but FOUR World Cup games on the day of Strawberries & Creem 2018. Yes, on June 16th we will be in the middle of World Cup action and absolutely loving it!
"Strawberries & Creem returned for another day of revelry set to a regal backdrop this year. Started by a group of students, the festival was back for its fourth year in scorching heat..."
"It's pretty surreal that a field in sleepy Cambridge hosted one of the year's biggest urban music line-ups, and gave some of our biggest underground stars a platform to perform..."
"The beautiful, picturesque city of Cambridge is an unlikely location for a festival with a lineup boasting some of the best talent in grime, dancehall, garage and dance music..."