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

02
JUN
Saffron Walden Flavours of the World Market
The Common

There is a historical significance to the marketplace. Before the supermarkets before the internet; the marketplace was where traders would introduce their world to the world. Traders who had sailed the seas discovering lands and cultures would gather the culinary and material…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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11
JUN
One Walk Cambridge
Christs Pieces

Join this community walk around the sights of Cambridge.The One Walk is a family friendly event that has something for all ages and abilities from the littlest legs to the briskest power‐walkers with our 5km or 9km route. Visit our walk village…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02077 132030
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24
JUN
Construction Careers Day
Cambridge Regional College

Back due to popular demandSaturday 24 June 2017 8.30am 2.30pmTrain for a great job in constructionA big boom in the construction sector means great opportunities for job‐hunters with major employers looking for staff to train for jobs in the construction…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 418200
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24
JUN
June 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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01
JUL
Mass in Blue - Will Todd & picnic concert
St Mary's Church, Burwell

Would you like to listen to one of the most exciting pieces of choral music written in recent years and enjoy a picnic whilst being serenaded by one of the countys finest chamber choirs Then you should come along to Ely Consorts…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01638 714508
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05
AUG
Cambridge Thai Festival
parkers piece

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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15
AUG
Pride and Prejudice
Audley End House and Gardens

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
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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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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26
SEP
Extracellular Vesicles
Cripps Court

Despite the rapid development and huge potential seen in extracellular vesicle research there is still much debate.We welcome you to seize this opportunity to immerse yourself in cutting edge extracellular vesicle research. Interact and network with academic and industry leaders who are…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01787 275637
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10
OCT
Biodetection and Biosensors
Buckingham House

Topic and challenges to be discussed include but are not limited to Nano Materials and Systems Lab‐on‐a‐Chip and Microfluidics Biomarkers and Immunotechnologies Next Generation Sequencing for Pathogen Detection Rapid Biodetection and Threat Identification Single Cell and Single Molecule Analysis. There will…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01787 275637
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17
OCT
Bioprinting and 3D Printing in the Life Sciences
Cripps Court

This conference will look at a wide range of technologies applications and methodologies within the 3D in life sciences space. With a well‐known track record for delivering high quality agendas this event will include talks from some of the worlds foremost innovators…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01787 275637
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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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25
NOV
The Comedy Club Cambridge
The Belfry Hotel

The Comedy Club Cambridge at The Belfry Hotel on Saturday 25th November.The Comedy Club Presents 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Category: Arts Performing Arts Comedy.Artists Speakers: TBC Please Visit www.thecomedyclub.co.uk…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01954 714691
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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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