What's on inDuxford


Welcome to Duxford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Duxford - 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 Duxford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Duxford

03
DEC
Saturday Christmas Intro to Wine Tasting in a beau
Gonville & Caius College

A friendly informal and wine tasting journey sampling at least 13 wines from around the world ‐ no previous experience necessary Well place particular emphasis on Christmas and which wines pair best with Christmas food.At Cambridge Wine School we host our Saturday…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 655391
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04
DEC
Proteomics Bioinformatics
Wellcome Genome Campus

The course is aimed at research scientists with a minimum of a degree in a biological discipline including laboratory and clinical staff as well as specialists in related fields. The practical elements of the course will take raw data from a proteomics…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 496910
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04
DEC
Rizzle Kicks
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Rizzle Kicks are a hip‐hop duo from Southend in London. The duo consists of Jordan Rizzle Stephens and Harley Sylvester Alexander‐Sule . They released their debut album Stereo Typical on 31 October 2011. Rizzle Kicks…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
DEC
Lino-cut workshop
Great St Mary's Church

Create your Christmas cards at lino cut workshop for adults Tuesday 6 December at Great St Mary s Church Cambridge 11am 5pm with tutor 30 each must book heritage gsm cam ac uk or 01223 741722Venue: Great St Marys Church Senate House…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01223 741722
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07
DEC
Translating and Commercialising Genomic Research
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

This course will focus on the specific knowledge required to translate and commercialise genomics research for example the type of IP e.g. database rights software copyright vs more classical patent rights the history and culture landscape e.g. navigating the complexities of open…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 495100
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08
DEC
Cambridge Guitar Club
St James Centre

Bring your guitar to Cambridge Guitar Club and play For classical acoustic and flamenco guitarists Or you re welcome to come and listen The centre has a well lit car park which is free for users of the centre And there are…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01223 565552
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08
DEC
Cheese & Wine for Christmas
Royal Cambridge Hotel

Cheese is often considered the perfect partner to wine but its not always that easy. At this special pre‐Christmas tasting well sample 7 wines matching them with seven top quality cheeses from around the world specially selected for their festive popularityWell be…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 655391
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08
DEC
The Human League
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Puff up those shoulder pads and feather that mullet The classic 1980s New Wave electronic band The Human League are back and are set to embark on a major tour of the UK this summer.The…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
DEC
'A Christmas Consort' - charity concert
All Saints’ Church

Do you enjoy seasonal Christmas choral music If you do this could be what you need to start the Christmas season. Ely Consort perform an evening of Advent and Christmas music along with solo items by choir members. Something for everyone in…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01954 251202
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10
DEC
Classical Christmas Concert in Support of St Clare
Thaxted Parish Church

The Joy of ChristmasAmici Cantateand theImperial Male Voice Choirwill be bringing joy for all this Christmas at their fantastic classical concert in Thaxted on Saturday 10 December.The concert at Thaxted Parish Church will include a full performance of Brittens A Ceremony of…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01279 755756
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12
DEC
Derivation and Culture of Human
Wellcome Genome Campus

Established in 2015 in collaboration with the UK Stem Cell Bank this residential course includes lecture discussion and practical laboratory sessions covering the following topics:‐ Good Cell Culture Practice GCCP and aseptic processing‐ Approaches for reprogramming of somatic cells reprogramming methodologies …

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 496910
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17
DEC
Christmas dinner with Spanish flavours
Cambridge Wine Merchants Cherry Hinton

Celebrate your Christmas dinner with your friends or colleagues with a full Spanish menu A Spanish Christmas party will be perfect for this special moment of the year Que Rico Tapas is organizing a Christmas dinner on Saturday December 17th 7 30pm…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 0744 901755
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18
DEC
Carols by Candlelight
Great St Mary's Church

Join us for our beautiful candle lit carol service with music sung the by the choirs of Great St Mary s and for our other Christmas services as we celebrate the birth of Jesus and the Christmas message of hope joy and…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01223 741720
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20
DEC
The Overtones
Corn Exchange Cambridge

The Overtones have stormed onto the scene of popular music in both the United States and the UK and they have done so with relatively simple and incredibly catchy music. The mood of their…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
DEC
Christmas Kids' craft event
Great St Mary's Church

Kid s Christmas fun crafts age 6 Great St Mary s Cambridge Thursday 22 December 10 00am 1 00pm and 2 00pm 5 00pm 5 per child Must book heritage gsm cam ac uk or ring 01223 741722 Adults must be with…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01223 741722
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31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2016: Featuring Justin Wilkes
Kuda, Cambridge

Celebrate the end of 2016 and welcome in 2017 with the biggest night of the year Joining our resident DJs will be Justin Wilkes the founder of all things Kisstory and Kiss FM.Make your night extra with a VIP Booking and drinks…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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08
JAN
The Madingley Hall Wedding Fair
Madingley Hall

The Madingley Hall Wedding Fair is open from 11.00am ‐ 3.30pm with two great and unique fashion shows at 12.30pm and 2.30pm on our signature catwalk. The fashion show features some of the very latest bridal gowns.Meet leading inspirational exhibitors from the…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08003 689366
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09
JAN
Molecular Neurodegeneration
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

. The programme will focus on several disorders including Alzheimers disease Parkinsons disease Fragile X Spinocerebellar ataxia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. There are many parallels between different neurodegenerative disorders and the course will examine the common themes across neurodegenerative processes. Participants will…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 495100
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14
JAN
Beginners Digital Photography Course - Cambridge
Unshaken Photography Training

Cambridge Beginners Photography Course You may be completely new to photography or be fed up with using your camera on fully automatic modes and be keen to explore the more creative options that your camera has to offer. This fun and informative…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01223 654309
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14
JAN
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…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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19
JAN
Guitar Classes for Beginners and Improvers, start
St James Centre

Guitar Evening Classes in Cambridge for Beginners and Improvers Would you like to learn to play the guitar in a group If you are new to guitar playing then join the Guitar Beginners group class No previous music skills are needed for…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01223 565552
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21
JAN
Saturday Intro to Wine Tasting in a beautiful Camb
Gonville & Caius College

A friendly informal and wine tasting journey sampling at least 13 wines from around the world ‐ no previous experience necessary Well start with Champagne and show you how to open the bottle in spectacular style using a sword its called sabrageAt…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 655391
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22
JAN
The Newmarket Wedding Show
Rowley Mile Race Course

The Newmarket Wedding Show is set in the prestigious Millennium Grandstand building at Rowley Mile Racecourse Newmarket. The Rowley Mile Centre is a unique and historic setting for the event. Set on the SuffolkCambridgeshire border in the heart of East Anglia and…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 03452 572921
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23
JAN
Jack Whitehall
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Big Brother and Mock The Week star Jack Whitehall continues to impress his fans across the UK on his continuing tour. Just 21 years of age Jack has often been compared to Russell Brand…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
FEB
Stand-up Comedy in Bishops Stortford
St Michaels Primary School

Nick Page used to front a proper show on the BBC and everything but obviously messed that up through living like an idiot for most of his 30s. He does voiceover work and radio and has written articles and a book which…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07790 670234
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06
FEB
Immunogenomics of Disease: Accelerating to Patient
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

This new conference aims to bring together scientists working in the fields of molecular immunology functional genomics and immune‐mediated disease genetics to expedite the journey from genetic association to mechanistic understanding and patient benefit through new insights into disease and novel therapeutics.Next…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 495100
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11
FEB
The Comedy Club Cambridge
The Belfry Hotel

The Comedy Club Presents 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: The Belfry Hotel Back Lane Cambourne Cambridgeshire CB23 6BWPrice2 Course Meal & Comedy Show: GBP 28Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com73031‐0…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01954 714691
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12
FEB
The Cambridge Wedding Fair, Anstey Hall
Anstey Hall

Sunday 12th February 2017 ‐ The Cambridge Wedding Fair returns to Anstey Hall following the huge success in January 2016. Now even bigger the wedding fair is open from 11.00am ‐ 3.30pm with two great and unique fashion shows at 12.00pm and…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08003 689366
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22
FEB
AcademiaPharma 2017 - Developing Pharma Partnershi
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

Academic institutions have always been at the forefront of innovation. Big pharma is facing major patent cliffs and slashing internal R & D budgets whilst academia is finding it tougher to gain funding for research projects. This means that it is more…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: (+44)7540 221566
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06
MAR
Advances in Drug Discovery 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

Building on the success of our Cambridge Workshop Series this SELECTBIO conference will feature four tracks: Epigenetics in Drug Discovery; Antibodies in Drug Discovery; Academic Drug Discovery; Stem Cells in Drug Discovery. Delegates have unrestricted access to all conference tracks and networking…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01787 315110
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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…

Audley End House and Gardens

One of the most significant Jacobean houses in England with 31 opulent rooms on view. Set in 'Capability' Brown landscaped park, with walled Victorian kitchen garden.Audley End House was commissioned by Thomas, first Earl of Suffolk, on the scale of a royal palace, to entertain his monarch,…

Audley End Steam Railway

The Audley End Miniature Railway is a delightful 1.5 mile ride on Lord Braybrooke's private 10 gauge railway through Estate woodland. There is free car parking and free admission to a picnic area and woodland walk. The children all enjoy looking out for the teddies that live…

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.…

Mole Hall Wildlife Park

Have showers of fun in Mole Hall Wildlife Park's new water maze. Negotiate innocent looking paths with hidden sprinklers when you least expect it. See also deer, otters, pet's corner, straw castle, sheep, goats and many other friendly and exciting animals.…

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…

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