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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

19
JUN
Speed Dating in Cambridge
La Raza

Cambridge Speed DatingHow speed dating in Cambridge worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Cambridge. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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21
JUN
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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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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11
JUL
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
The Orchard Tea Room

Returning from the wars Don Pedros men are invited to stay at least the month at Signior Leonatos house though events may detain them longer. Thereafter passionate tales of young and mature love battling wits and two explosive sub‐plots takes place in…

TEL: 07834 451788
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19
JUL
The Wind in the Willows
All Saints Church,

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

27
JUL
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: 03452 998652
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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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04
AUG
The Wind in the Willows @ Swavesey
St Andrews C Of E Church

The River The Wild Wood and The Wide World beyond. Mole will experience adventure like never beforeJoin him as he learns the joys and dangers of living outside of his hole and forges friendships with the logical Rat formidable Badger and who…

TEL: 07732 253311
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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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07
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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20
SEP
The Comedy Club Cambridge - Live Comedy Show Frida
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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12
OCT
Armistead Maupin
Cambridge Corn Exchange

Armistead Maupin LGBT activist and much‐loved author will be embarking on his first ever UK tour this autumn. Americas ultimate storyteller will recount his favourite tales from the past four decades offering his own engaging observations on society and the world we…

Category: Gay & Lesbian

TEL: 01223 357851
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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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29
OCT
The Scummy Mummies Show
Cambridge Junction

The Scummy Mummies Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn have announced a 2019 UK tour running from 20th September at Didcot Cornerstone to the 1st December at Leicesters Y Theatre.The tour comes hot on the heels of their Edinburgh Festival debut…

Category: Miscellaneous

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17
NOV
John Mayall's 85th Anniversary Tour
Cambridge Corn Exchange

Johns early band John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers counted amongst its members Eric Clapton Peter Green John McVie & Mick Fleetwood Fleetwood Mac Andy Fraser Free Mick Taylor The Stones Still a prolific writer and performer he has recently released the album…

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17
MAR
MJR present THE BOYS ARE BACK TOUR
Cambridge Corn Exchange

An evening of late 90s boyband nostalgia 4 of the eras biggest pop bands take to the stage on a multi bill extravaganza for 30 dates across the UK in 2020 Celebrating a decade of wild boys of pop MJR bring you…

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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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