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
MAR
March 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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03
MAR
Spring Jewellery Fair
The Chesterfords Community Centre

Visitors can expect to find a wide variety of jewellery from antique to modern beads & pearls silver and gold costume and designer. As well as designer handmade jewellery by local artisan jewellers. Refreshments will be available from hot and…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01223 894292
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07
MAR
Optimise IT
Imperial War Museum

Optimise IT is a unique event taking place next year which aims to inspire IT and business professionals. Through this free event you will be able to lean about the latest IT trends new best practice techniques and create useful connections. This…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Business

TEL: 08008 047256
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09
MAR
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
Cambridge Corn Exchange

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMStarring CRAIG WEBB Sweeney 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…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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12
MAR
Cambridge Science Festival 2018
Cambridge Science Festival

Thanks to the generosity of the University our sponsors and partners most of the events are free.The Science Festival provides the public with opportunities to explore and discuss issues of scientificinterest and concern and to raise aspirations by encouraging young people to…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 766766
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16
MAR
Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy
Cambridge Corn Exchange

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: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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18
MAR
Orwell Antique & Vintage Fair
Orwell Village Hall

A warm and welcoming fair with twenty stalls offering an eclectic mix of antiques and vintage memorabilia retro and collectable items. A vintage caf offering hot and cold sandwiches along with tea and cake. Set in the pretty Cambridgeshire village of…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01223 894292
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20
MAR
Veteran's Images on Parade 2018 - Cambridge
Trinity College Cambridge

Join us at an exciting exhibition of photography being held at Trinity College Cambridge showcasing a unique collection of images taken and donated by 20 British Armed Forces Veterans held in support of ABF The Soldiers Charity. The exhibition takes place between…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01206 817105
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28
APR
Jacfest Presents Todd Terry
Cambridge Junction

Todd Terry & The Hoxton Wres The Cambridge Junction. DIRECT FROM NEW YORK CITY TODD TERRY Two rooms of unadulterated upfront classic House Music. The launch of our Local Legends Room.Jacfest is coming home. Free Pre‐Party at the original 1990s Junction…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07870 812103
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03
MAY
May 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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16
JUN
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Haverhill Arts Centre

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01440 714140
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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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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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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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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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