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
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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25
FEB
When the Heavens Meet the Earth
The Heong Gallery

When the Heavens Meet the Earth brings together selected works from Robert Devereuxs contemporary art collection highlighting his commitment to emerging artists who challenge Western preconceptions of and hegemony over cultural expression and contemporary art. More than thirty‐five works have been brought…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01223 746300
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04
MAR
March Open Day
Cambridge Regional College

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 study at Cambridge Regional College.We have a wide range of…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 418200
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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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08
MAR
Apprenticeship Jobs Fair
Cambridge Regional College

Apprenticeship Jobs FairWednesday 8 March 2017 12‐4pmCambridge Regional CollegeLooking for work with trainingDue to finish your GCSEs or A‐Levels this year and looking at your next stepsNot going to uni and ready start your careerThen an Apprenticeship could be for you. Its…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 418200
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08
MAR
Mike The Mechanics
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Mike The Mechanics at Corn Exchange Cambridge in Cambridge on Wednesday 08 March 2017. 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. Let us…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
APR
High Content & Phenotypic Screening 2017
Holiday Inn Cambridge

The development of techniques and tools implemented in High Content technologies and Phenotypic Screening applications will be discussed at this SELECTBIO meeting. Topics for discussion include 3D cell based screening methods high content screening and data management the use of model organisms…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01787 314956
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25
APR
Caro Emerald
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
APR
Cambridge 100 bike ride
Impington Village College

Starting and finishing on the outskirts of Cambridge the ride takes you north through Cambridgeshire towards the Norfolk coast on this challenging 100 mile ride. There will be plenty of refreshment stops along the way making this an enjoyable days cycling to…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Sports

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30
APR
Cambridge 50/35 bike ride
Impington Village College

Starting and finishing on the outskirts of Cambridge the ride takes you north through Cambridgeshire towards the Norfolk coast on this lovely 50 or 35 mile route. There will be plenty of refreshment stops along the way making this an enjoyable days…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Sports

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05
MAY
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.com73034‐0…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01954 714691
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09
SEP
Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival
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…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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01
NOV
BioData World Congress
Wellcome Genome Campus

Held with the support of the Sanger Institute the EBI the Global Alliance for Genomics & Health and The Pistoia Alliance BioData World Congress aims to showcase innovation demonstrate success and break through the obstacles and barriers to ensure that the innovations…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: t/+44(0)2070 921071
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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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