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

23
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: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 418200
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29
JUN
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: 8.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0049-176-10 031831
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04
JUL
Sounds Green 2018
Cambridge University Botanic Garden

The Garden is delighted to host another year of exciting open‐air music from Cambridge Summer Music. A weekly celebration of summer and music Sounds Green is part of the Cambridge Summer Music programme of events. Set on the Gardens Main Lawn with…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01223 336265
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09
JUL
Peace and Comfort
St John's College Chapel

Chicago Master Singerswith Alan Heatherington ConductorHerbert Howells RequiemRalph Vaughan Williams Valiant for TruthJohn Tavener Song for AtheneCharles Villiers Stanford When Mary thro the Garden WentJohn Rutter Cantate DominoThe Chicago Master Singers CMS is one of the foremost choirs in the United States.…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01223(3 )38676
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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: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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14
JUL
Jess Glynne, Ella Eyre and Louisa at Audley End
Audley End House and Gardens

Together on one stage Girl Power comes to Historic Audley End House & Gardens ‐ Jess Glynne Ella Eyre And Louisa on Saturday 14th July. 14th July is a red‐letter day for all fans of pop as Audley End hosts a sensational…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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01
AUG
Sense and Sensibility
Audley End House and Gardens

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
AUG
Speed Dating in Cambridge
Browns

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: 8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02380 784694
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04
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: 8.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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17
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: 5.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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02
SEP
The Newmarket Wedding Show
Rowley Mile Racecourse

The show is set in the unique surroundings of The Millennium Grandstand at Rowley Mile Racecourse in Newmarket Suffolk. The best suppliers from the surrounding areas of Suffolk and Cambridgeshire will be joining us on the day to give you a fantastic…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 03452 572921
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12
OCT
Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy
Rhodes Arts Complex, Bishop's Stortford

.SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASYMarc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs the band had a string of huge hits throughout the…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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09
NOV
Sweeney Entertainments Presents Abba Forever
Rhodes Centre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS ABBA FOREVERLive in ConcertABBA ‐ Forever presented by Sweeney Entertainments is one of the UKs leading International tribute shows and theatre audiences from across Great Britain and Sweden have long enjoyed this superb recreation of possibly the worlds greatest…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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17
NOV
QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA TOUR 2018
Cambridge Corn Exchange

Queen Extravaganza described 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: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08712 200260
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23
NOV
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
Rhodes Arts Complex

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMSweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since George Michael and…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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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,…

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.…

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…

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