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

19
FEB
Cambridge Book Fair
Guildhall

A great one day book fair in Cambridge with over 70 book dealers.Cambridge Book Fair is a very popular book fair with our book dealers and there will be over 70 exhibitors who are selling second‐hand and antiquarian books maps ephemera and…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01223 312913
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20
FEB
Saturday Intro to Wine Tasting
Gonville and Caius College

Come to Cambridgeshire Wine School and enjoy a friendly informal and fun wine journey tasting 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…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 655391
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27
FEB
The Comedy Club Cambridge
Belfry Hotel Cambourne, Back Lane

Host Comedian ‐ Nick Page: Managed to combine a ready wit with his extensive knowledge The Stage. Nick Page got into comedy for a bet hes still not sure if hes won. He turned professional 4 months after his first open mic…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01954 714600
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27
FEB
Runrig
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Formed on the Scottish isle of Skye Runrig are a Scottish Celtic rock group who sing both in English and Gaelic. They first appeared on the music scene in the early 1970s and have released…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAR
Jason Donovan
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Jason Donovan at Corn Exchange Cambridge in Cambridge on Tuesday 01 March 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Jason Donovan live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
MAR
TOM STADE ‘You’re Welcome!’ UK Tour 2015/101
Junction

Every inch a star.super confidence and charisma If comedy is the new rock n roll then Tom Stade is Keith Richards DAILY RECORD Back on the road after the sell‐out success of his month‐long run at the Edinburgh Festival earlier this year…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01223 511511
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05
MAR
March Open Day
Cambridge Regional College

Interested in joining us next September Our March Open Day is on Saturday 5 March 2016 from 9:30am‐12:30pm and it is a great way of discovering what it is like to study at Cambridge Regional College. Talk to our expert tutors meet…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01233 418200
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05
MAR
The Authentic night of 60s music
Fowlmere Village Hall

The first leg of The 6Ts East Anglian Charities tour this will be a night of Live 60s music at its best The 6Ts take care to recreate the sounds of the 60s especially the British Invasion…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07813 933473
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05
MAR
Wine Tasting in a beautiful College
Gonville and Caius College

. Come and enjoy a friendly informal and fun wine journey through OLD WORLD and NEW WORLD wines tasting at least 13 wines from around the world. No previous experience necessary.Beginning with Champagne watch us open the bottle by sabrage using a…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 655391
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07
MAR
2016 Cambridge Science Festival
Cambridge City Centre

With hundreds of free events on everything from Astronomy to Zoology the 2016 Cambridge Science Festival welcomes adults teenagers and families to explore science with researchers from across Cambridge. Join us for talks hands‐on activities performances exhibitions and films; the Festival has…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01223 766766
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07
MAR
Turin Brakes
The Junction

Turin Brakes at The Junction in Cambridge on Monday 07 March 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Turin Brakes live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAR
James Morrison
Corn Exchange Cambridge

James Morrison a BRIT Award‐winning singer‐songwriter hails from Warwickshire is a critically acclaimed artist who has produced several chart topping singles and albums that appeal to a large audience. Influenced by the likes of…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAR
Sarah Millican
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
MAR
"If Music be the food of Love..."
St Mary's Church

The programme will feature choral pieces in a wide range of musical styles including Rheinberger Mass but will have a particular focus on new settings of Shakespeares texts which have been specially written by a number of different composers to mark the…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01638 714508
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15
MAR
Scott Bradlee
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Scott Bradlee at Corn Exchange Cambridge in Cambridge on Tuesday 15 March 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Scott Bradlee tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAR
Other Worlds
Cambridge Science Centre

Learn about the thousands of planets found orbiting other stars and how we find them with Professor Didier Queloz who identified the first exoplanet and consider what life might be like under the light of other suns with Dr William Bains.The first…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01223 967965
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17
MAR
Collabro
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Collabro at Corn Exchange Cambridge in Cambridge on Thursday 17 March 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Collabro tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
MAR
WSET Wine Course - Get a Wine Qualification
Royal Cambridge Hotel

Cambridgeshire Wine School offers the WSET Level 1 course as a single day wine course on selected Sundays through the year 10am ‐ 5pm. The wine course is ideal for boosting confidence in new or inexperienced front line staff in the hospitality…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01223 655391
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23
MAR
The Stranglers
Corn Exchange Cambridge

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAR
Beginners Digital Photography Course - Cambridge
Unshaken Photography Training, Central Library

Come along and learn how to make the most of your camera for either a hobby or a new career. Our courses are run with small groups so that you learn in a fun environment and get off automatic. Cambridge Beginners Photography…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 654309
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31
MAR
The Country Superstars Experience feat
Rhodes Art Complex

This show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 22 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust take us…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 916920
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02
APR
Saturday Intro to Wine Tasting 2016
Gonville and Caius College

Come to Cambridgeshire Wine School and enjoy a friendly informal and fun wine journey tasting 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…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 655391
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04
APR
WSET Level 2 in Wine and Spirits EVENING Class
Royal Cambridge Hotel

Cambridgeshire Wine School offers the WSET Level 2 course as an eight‐part wine course on Monday nights 7‐9.30pm. You can begin at Level 2 you dont need to complete Level 1 first. Its an ideal introduction to wine teaching about wine making…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 655391
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07
APR
The Country Superstars Experience
Rhodes Art Complex

This show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 22 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust take us…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 916920
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12
APR
The Cat Empire
The Junction

The Cat Empire at The Junction in Cambridge on Tuesday 12 April 2016. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
APR
YolanDa Brown: Reggae Love Songs
Cambridge Corn Exchange

Wowing audiences across the country from London and Cardiff to Manchester and Glasgow the Reggae Love Songs tour will be an infectious journey of Reggae rhythms from the Caribbean peppered with supreme Jazz flavoured inflections and sensibilities. Throughout the tour YolanDa Brown…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02036 598914
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22
APR
Newton Faulkner
Corn Exchange Cambridge

It is hard to believe that when Newton Faulkner released Dream Catch Me he was only 22 as the song expressed a maturity that implied a much older and established artist. Instantly recognisable by his…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
APR
Bellowhead
Corn Exchange Cambridge

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
APR
1230 The Women's Company - Great Hadham, Herts
Great Hadham Country Club, Great Hadham Road

If you need more business more contacts support a warm welcome advice expertise and to connect with other focused savvy business women youre in the right place with 1230 The Womens Company. 1230 TWC is an effective dynamic network of meetings…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02086 508015
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01
MAY
The Stansted Flyer Sportive
Forest Hall School

Now a firmly established cycling event on the Essex calendar The Stansted Flyer is perfectly placed for easy access from the M11. For 2016 weve made some tweaks to the route to make it even better and this sportive will offer…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07964 292011
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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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