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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)

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07919 990731
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27
APR
24 Hour Bioblitz 2019 with the Museum of Zoology
Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Join us as we explore the Botanic Garden for wildlife counting as many species as we can in 24‐ hours. Book onto a wildlife workshop or drop‐in to discover identify and record the wonderful animals and plants of the Garden. To include:…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01223 336265
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27
APR
Cambridge Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'World of
St Johns Chophouse

Our Cambridge Wine Tasting Days are fantastic days out learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment ‐ suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. Its a full Wine Tasting Experience Day ‐ tasting learning and…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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02
MAY
Macbeth @ Longstanton
St Michael's Church

We return in 2019 with our telling of Shakespeares haunting tragedy Macbeth. The plays original language combines with traditional Scottish Gaelic choral song and live music in this beautiful adaptation.An intelligent imaginative adaptation which brought something altogether new to my favourite Shakespeare…

TEL: 07732 253311
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03
MAY
Secret Affair Glory Boys 40th Anniversary To
The Junction 2

Secret Affair are very proud to announce the 40th Anniversary Tour of the album Glory Boys by releasing the first 50 tickets for all 14 show at £2.40these limited edition tickets go on sale Wednesday 19th September 2018 at 10:00…

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04
MAY
Verdi's Requiem
Ely Cathedral

Ely Sinfonia and Kings Lynn Festival Chorus performVERDIS REQUIEMin Ely Cathedralon Saturday May 4th 2019at 7.30pmwithAoife OConnellSopranoFreya JacklinMezzo‐sopranoMichael Solomon WilliamsTenorLaurence WilliamsBassEly SinfoniaKings Lynn Festival ChorusConductor:Steve BinghamTickets £22£17£12 reserved£7.50 unreserved Concessions £12 in £17 seatsAvailable from:Ely Cathedral Box Office Tel 01353 660349Email box.officeelycathedral.orghttps:www.elycathedral.orgeventsAlmost…

TEL: 01353 660349
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06
MAY
Jon Ronson | The Last Days of August
Cambridge Corn Exchange

Critically acclaimed award‐winning best‐selling writer journalist and documentary filmmaker Jon Ronson returns to the UK in May with his new show Tales from The Last Days of August and The Butterfly Effect. In this brand new show Jon will recount his recent…

TEL: 01223 357851
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18
MAY
Festival of Plants 2019
Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Set in the Gardens 40 acres the Festival of Plants celebrates the wonder of plants at a beautiful time of year when the Garden is brimming with spring colour.Highlights include:Themed free guided tours including behind‐the‐scenes of the Reserve and Experimental…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01223 336265
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01
JUN
Documentary Film: The Phenomenon of Healing
Friends Meeting House

Due to extraordinary healings Bruno Groening made headlines around the world in the 1950s.When he died in 1959 many believed that this phenomenon had ended.But on the contrary people on all continents are still attaining help and healing…

Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07919 990731
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07
JUN
The Comedy Club Cambridge - Live Comedy Event Frid
DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge Belfry

The Comedy Club As seen On TV is one of the most recognised & respected names in the comedy Industry and over the last 23years has worked across the UK and Abroad with the best of the best. For Friday…

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08
JUN
Cambridge Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to W
St Johns Chophouse

Our Cambridge Wine Tasting Days are fantastic days out learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment ‐ suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. Its a full Wine Tasting Experience Day ‐ tasting learning and…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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07
JUL
15th International Plant Cell Wall Meeting
West Road Concert Hall

The meeting will be held at West Road Concert Hall which is situated in the center of Cambridge and only a few minutes walk from the famous Cambridge Backs and Kings College.Sessions titles for the Cell Wall 2019 are:1. Plant cell wall…

Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 004570 200305
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03
AUG
Magic of Thailand Festival in Cambridge
Parkers Piece

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

Category: Family Events

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26
AUG
WUTHERING HEIGHTS
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall

This year Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the wild and tempestuous love story of Emily Bronts Wuthering Heights set on the beautiful and mysterious Yorkshire moors. This tale of passion and revenge has thrilled readers and audiences alike for generations…

TEL: 01522 569222
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SEP
Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival
Fen Ditton Meadows

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and our…

Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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08
SEP
TREASURE ISLAND
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company for this brand‐new adaptation of everyones favourite swashbuckling pirate adventure: Robert Louis Stevensons Treasure Island. When he stumbles across a coveted treasure map young Jim Hawkins finds himself on an epic adventure in the hope of finding Treasure…

TEL: 01522 569222
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18
OCT
Luke Kempner | House of Faces
Cambridge Junction

Comedian and Impressionist Luke Kempner hosts an ultimate reality show where no one is off limits.Expect celebrities politicians and even royalty going head to head in Lukes hit show; House of Faces.A remarkable talent for impersonationsTelegraphGloriously funny ‐ Independent Blummin…

TEL: 01223 578000
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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.


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