What's on inCambridge


Welcome to Cambridge

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Cambridge - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Cambridge to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Cambridge as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Cambridge

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APR
Lecture:Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Friends Meeting House, The Aldren Wright Room (1st Floor)

Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0049-176-10 031831
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APR
From Russia with Love
Ely Cathedral

With its rich vibrant culture Russia has produced some of the most exciting music ever written.Among it are three of the orchestras favourite pieces: Khachaturians Spartacus and Prokofievs Romeo and Juliet both composed for the Russian ballet and Tchaikovskys Little…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01353 660349
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APR
Jacfest Presents Todd Terry
Cambridge Junction

Todd Terry & The Hoxton WresThe Cambridge Junction. DIRECT FROM NEW YORK CITY TODD TERRY Two rooms of unadulterated upfront classic House Music. The launch of our Local Legends Room.Jacfest is coming home. Free Pre‐Party at the original 1990s Junction…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07870 812103
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APR
PQA Cambridge Free Open Day
Parkside Community College

Its a BRAND NEW TERM at PQA Cambridge and what better way to kick it off than with a FREE Open Day YayThe Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts offers outstanding performing arts tuition for 6‐18 year olds focusing on…

Location: 0.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08005 316282
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APR
CAMBRIDGE 100/50/35
Impington Village College

Starting and finishing on the outskirts of Cambridge the ride takes you north through Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire towards the Norfolk coast with a choice of 100 50 and 35 mile routes. There will be plenty of refreshment stops along the way making…

Location: 3.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01179 897080
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MAY
PALMYRA
Cambridge Junction

PALMYRA is an exploration of revenge the politics of destruction and what we consider to be barbaric inviting people to step back from the news and look at what lies beneath and beyond civilisation.Following an extended unanimously‐acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01223 511511
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MAY
May Open Day 2018
Cambridge Regional College

This Open Day is hosted at both Cambridge and Huntingdon Campuses.Come and talk to our expert tutors meet our friendly staff and students and tour our amazing facilities. Our Open Days are a great opportunity to see what it is like to…

Location: 2.4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 418200
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11
MAY
Join #TeamARTHUR in Europe's biggest outdoor pool!
Jesus Green Lido

We have teamed up with Better to bring you a sponsored swimming challenge with a difference This event isnt just about how strong your front crawl is how fast you complete a length or whether youre an aspiring Olympic swimmer...its about facing…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01223 675883
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19
MAY
Star Shine NEON Night Walk Light up the Night
Great Shelford Rugby Club

Take part in a 10 or 6.5 mile NEON night walk into Cambridge to raise vital funds to help improve the lives of those affected by cancer and other life limiting illness on Saturday 19 May. To celebrate 10 years of Star…

Location: 2.9 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01223 675888
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23
MAY
Speed Dating in Cambridge
Hidden Rooms Cocktail Lounge

Cambridge Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Cambridge EventsAt one of our Cambridge Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Location: 0.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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MAY
Flavours of the World at Ely Markets
Ely

There is a historical significance to the marketplace. Before the supermarkets before the internet; the marketplace was where traders would introduce their world to the world.Traders who had sailed the seas discovering lands and cultures would gather the culinary and material treasures…

Location: 14.8 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07977 567726
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JUN
Saffron Walden French Market
The Commun, Saffron walden

The Fabulous Market returns to Saffron Walden for their annual visit for the celebration of its 10th anniversary. The ever popular French market and Friends organised by Savoir Fayre Ltd will be accompanied by stalls from around the world with the possibility…

Location: 13 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07977 567726
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JUN
Subway Helping Hearts Family 5k
Jesus Green,

Subway stores and Heart Research UK are hosting a series of Subway Helping Hearts Family 5K events throughout the UK in the summer of 2018.Not only is there the exciting 5K run itself with our iconic Field of Fresh inflatable obstacle course…

Location: 1 mileaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01132 347474
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JUN
June Open Day 2018
Cambridge Regional College

This Open Day is hosted at both Cambridge and Huntingdon Campuses.Come and talk to our expert tutors meet our friendly staff and students and tour our amazing facilities. Our Open Days are a great opportunity to see what it is like to…

Location: 2.4 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 418200
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04
JUL
A Celebration of Peace
Ely Cathedral

One hundred years after the end of World War I a massed choir of 250 singers from across the United States comes together on American Independence Day to perform a Celebration of Peace with the East Anglian Chamber Orchestra under the batons…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01353 660349
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11
JUL
An Evening with David Sedaris UK Tour 2018
Cambridge Corn Exchange

Leading US Humorist Best selling author and Triple Grammy Award nominee David Sedaris is coming to London for his 2018 UK tour supporting the release of his new book of essays Calypso.Known for his sardonic wit and his social satires and critiques…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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AUG
Cambridge Thai Festival
Cambridge Thai Festival

A two day event to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Parkers Piece Cambridge is brought to you by Magic of Thailand.Treat yourself to a weekend wonder and bring along your families and friends to feel a touch of Thai…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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AUG
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Audley End House and Gardens

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 13 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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SEP
Hal Cruttenden 'Chubster' UK Tour 2018
The Junction

After a 2 year hiatus from touring one of the UKs most popular TV and live comedians is back with a new show entitled Chubster and nationwide tour this autumn. This hotly anticipated show premieres at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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NOV
QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA TOUR 2018
Cambridge Corn Exchange

Queen Extravaganzadescribed by the legendary Roger Taylor himself as A rock celebration in the Royal tradition and designed to enable new fans and old to celebrate the music of Queen ‐ will play 17 shows across the UK from October…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08712 200260
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Tourist Attractions


Imperial War Museum

Duxford is Europe's premier aviation museum ‐ as well as having one of the finest collections of tanks, military vehicles and naval exhibits in the country. This famous heritage site began as an airfield in the First World War and also played a vital role in the Second…

Wimpole Hall

The 2500 acre 1012ha Wimpole Estate, situated eight miles south west of Cambridge, offers visitors the chance to visit: a house built mainly in the 18th Century; landscaped park; gardens and Home Farm.First built in 1643 and much altered by subsequent owners, Wimpole has developed into…

Museum of Zoology

The Museum of Zoology is home to a huge variety of recent and fossil animals.Our collections rival those of the major university museums world‐wide, and are used for academic study by researchers within and beyond the University. Families and group visitors enjoy our regularly‐changing, free, self‐led trails and…

Shepreth Wildlife Park

Situated near the River Shep, the park originally began as a wildlife sanctuary in 1979 for injured birds or mammals. Now wildlife to see includes wolves, fallow deer, red deer, sika deer, red foxes, arctic foxes, wallabies, vervet monkeys, raccoons, prairie dogs, capybara, ponies, parrots, cockatiels, owls, chipmunks,…

Linton Zoological Gardens

This famous wildlife centre was opened in 1972, and the zoo is continuously expanding as more of the world's threatened species are taken on board their land ‐ based Ark.Set in 16 acres of beautiful gardens with plenty of picnic areas and a children's play area.…

University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Established in 1884, the Museum displays renowned archaeological and anthropological collections from around the world.The ground‐floor gallery displays collections of world prehistory and local archaeology; the first‐floor gallery offers an historical and geographical display of the social anthropology collection; while on the top floor, special exhibitions…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Cambridge? See our list of attractions in Cambridge, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 18/04/2018 17:01:29