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

22
JUL
Rhys Darby
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Rhys Darby first gained attention in the United States as Murray in HBO's Flight of the Conchords. This was not a new role for him having first appeared in the same role on the BBC…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
JUL
Rhys Darby Mr Adventure
Cambridge Corn Exchange

Rhys Darby Mr Adventure at Cambridge Corn Exchange live Comedy on Tuesday 22 July 2014 in Cambridge Cambridgeshire. To compare ticket prices for the Rhys Darby Mr Adventure event at Cambridge Corn Exchange see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JUL
Adnams Nights
Newmarket Racecourse

Adnams Nights at Newmarket Racecourse in Newmarket on Friday 25 July 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
JUL
UB40
Newmarket Racecourse

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
JUL
Paul Weller
Audley End

Famed for his success with the band The Jam from 1976‐82 Paul Weller is considered to be a successful national rather than international musician. His lyrics are rooted in British culture and he is often…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
JUL
Cambridge Folk Festival 2014 4 Day
Cherry Hinton Hall

Cambridge Folk Festival 2014 4 Day appears live in Cambridge Cambridgeshire at Cherry Hinton Hall on Thursday 31 July 2014. For ticket prices to watch Cambridge Folk Festival 2014 4 Day at Cherry Hinton Hall see the list of tickets available…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
JUL
Folk Festival 2014 4 Day
Cherry Hinton Hall

Folk Festival 2014 4 Day at Cherry Hinton Hall in Cambridge on Thursday 31 July 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. …

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
AUG
Tom Jones
Newmarket Racecourse

Tom Jones may be approaching 70 but he shows little sign of slowing down. Born Thomas Jones Woodward in 1940 he was awarded an OBE by the Queen. He has had an extremely…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
AUG
Tom Jones Adnams Nights 2014
Newmarket Racecourse

Tom Jones Adnams Nights 2014 at Newmarket Racecourse in Newmarket on Friday 01 August 2014. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. …

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
AUG
Tom Jones Adnams Nights 2014
Newmarket Racecourse

Tom Jones Adnams Nights 2014 at Newmarket Racecourse in Newmarket on Friday 01 August 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
AUG
Folk Festival 2014 Saturday
Cherry Hinton Hall

Folk Festival 2014 Saturday at Cherry Hinton Hall in Cambridge on Saturday 02 August 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
AUG
Dizzee Rascal
Newmarket Racecourse

Dylan Kwabena Mills born 1985 is Dizzee Rascal a successful British rapper and hip hop artist. Famous for singles such as Dance Wiv Me Bonkers and Holiday his debut album in 2003 Boy in da…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
AUG
Lee Evans
Corn Exchange Cambridge

MONSTERS is Lee Evans amazing new show with over 50 nights in the biggest arenas in the country. Lee will be playing to more fans than ever on this hotly anticipated tour of the UK…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
AUG
Wet Wet Wet
Newmarket Racecourse

With an incredible back catalogue of songs including three UK No. 1's With A Little Help From My Friends' 1988; Goodnight Girl' 1991; and Love Is All Around' 1994 the Glasgow lads have made…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
AUG
Lion Yard Summer Music Fest
Lion Yard Shopping Centre

Glastonbury Reading Isle of Wight Lion Yard Shopping Centre. What have they all got in common Great live music this summerWere exited to announce the following line up of acts who will be performing over the August Bank Holiday weekend:JOHN CRISHAMPOLAR COLLECTIVEANDY…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01444 474456
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23
AUG
Peter Andre
Newmarket Racecourse

English born Australian singersongwriter Peter Andre is also a successful TV presenter and businessman. Famed for his marriage and subsequent split from glamour model Katie Price Andre has starred in his own ITV2 shows both…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
AUG
Space- Time: The Future
Wysing Arts Centre

Space‐Time: The Future is Wysing Arts Centre's fifth annual festival of art and experimental music. For the first time it will focus primarily on women in experimental and electronic music and art or bands fronted by women. The festival will include twelve…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: +44(0)1954 718881
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06
SEP
Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival
River Cam

The Dragon Boat Festival is one of the region's biggest and most popular corporate events and entering a team offers an excellent opportunity to.‐Foster good team spirit and entertain clients‐Provide a superb day out for staff and their families‐Raise much‐needed funds for…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01780 470718
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06
SEP
Ben Montague
The Junction 2

Two years after debut single Haunted took the radio by storm Ben Montague is ready to launch his debut album Tales Of Flying and Falling and announces a tour to celebrate.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
SEP
Danny Bhoy
The Junction

Winner of the Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award Danny Bhoy has performed to critical acclaim to British audiences and has continued his stand up success with tour dates at the UKs biggest venues. His…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
SEP
Danny Bhoy Please Untick This Box
Junction

Danny Bhoy Please Untick This Box at Junction in Cambridge on Saturday 13 September 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
SEP
Duxford Air Show
Imperial War Museum

The Duxford Air Show is a celebration of aviation in its many diverse and varied forms. Combinations of historic aircraft contemporary jets mind‐boggling aerobatics and those quirky did‐I‐really‐just‐see‐that displays make The Duxford Air Show an entertaining aerial spectacle with a fabulous…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Family Events

14
SEP
The Influence of Furniture on Love
Wysing Arts Centre

The Influence of Furniture on Love is an exhibition in Wysing Arts Centres 17th century farmhouse. The title of the exhibition is taken from an unpublished essay by economist John Maynard Keynes which discusses whether it is possible for the rooms within…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: +44(0)1954 718881
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15
SEP
FREE taster session at the Cambridge (South) Rock
Main Church Sanctuary

The local Cambridge choir is run by Cambridgeshire based musician Carrie Rawlings. You may know about our mysterious choir flash mobs around the country for Comic Relief our sell‐out performances at venues like the O2 or our hit ITV documentary but at…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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15
SEP
The Queen Extravaganza
Corn Exchange Cambridge

The Queen Extravaganza at Corn Exchange Cambridge in Cambridge on Monday 15 September 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
SEP
FREE taster session at the Cambridge (North) Rock
The Church of the Good Shepherd

The Cambridge Rock Choir is led by Cambridgeshire based musician Carrie Rawlings. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Cambridge Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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20
SEP
JOHNNY CASH REVISITED
Haverhill Arts Centre

Johnny Cash Revisited is a semi‐biographical show illustrating the transition of Johnny Cash from being a young gospel singer from Dyess Arkansas into the legendary recording artist known as THE MAN IN BLACK. Rick McKay and special guest Jodie McKay paying tribute…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01440 714140
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20
SEP
The Magic Numbers
The Junction

The Magic Numbers appears live in Cambridge Cambridgeshire at The Junction on Saturday 20 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Magic Numbers at The Junction see the list of tickets available for The Magic Numbers.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
SEP
Risk Week
Christ College Cambridge

The 2nd Annual Risk Week Cambridge will take place at the prestigious location of Christs College Cambridge University between the 23rd and 26th September 2014. Our four day residential series of seminars will feature a range of speakers including leading CROs senior…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 44(0)2073 169017
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24
SEP
Sophie Ellis Bextor
Junction

Sophie's new material sees the 34 year old star blossoming into an accomplished singersongwriter with a powerfully understated style showcasing a newfound lyrical and musical maturity.Her fifth and latest studio album Wanderlust' was co‐written and…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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