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

28
AUG
Kenny Thomas Fundraising Event
Bradman's

Charity Fundraiser for Suffolk Accident Rescue Service Headlining Kenny Thomas multi‐platinum selling artist who dominated the commercial soul and album charts in the 90s. Supported by Searching Grey Advance Tickets Only. £15.00…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01440 706081
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02
SEP
Sense & Sensibility
Audley End House and Gardens

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. This exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make mistakes and experience heartbreak for the…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01799) 522842
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03
SEP
Masters of Old Skool: Oxide and Neutrino
Kuda, Cambridge

Masters of Old Skool returns this September bringing you the duo behind some of UK Garages most iconic anthems Bound 4 Da Reload and No Good For Me.Join us for a night of the very best in Old Skool Garage House &…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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04
SEP
The Newmarket Wedding Show
Rowley Mile Racecourse

The Newmarket Wedding Show is set in the prestigious Millennium Grandstand building at Rowley Mile Racecourse Newmarket. The Rowley Mile Centre is a unique and historic setting for the event. Set on the SuffolkCambridgeshire border in the heart of East Anglia and…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 03452 572921
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07
SEP
Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

The 5th Exploring Human Host‐Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease meeting will once again bring together leading scientists and clinicians from the fields of microbiology ecology immunology gastroenterology dermatology and public health to discuss the latest developments in this fast‐moving field.This meeting…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 495100
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08
SEP
Cambridge Oktoberfest 2016.
Jesus Green,

We bring the real Oktoberfest atmosphere to CambridgeWelcome to the Cambridge Oktoberfest which will be hold in Jesus Green Park just in the middle of the city. During one wonderful long weekend in September we celebrate in a tent with space for…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02032 391408
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10
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 a…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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10
SEP
Over Village (Food & Craft) Market
Over Village Green

A vibrant and growing market this is the 7th in the modern age this village market features the very best local foods and crafts.From artisan breads and bakes top notch preserves the best locally reared meats potery art cards etc.Plus great coffee…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07506 017001
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14
SEP
Single Cell Genomics
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

Single cell genomics is a revolutionary technology transforming many fields of biological research including immunology and cancer. Through its many applications e.g. single cell genome sequencing single cell transcriptomics and various single cell epigenetic profiling approaches researchers can characterize the genetic and…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 495100
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18
SEP
mum2mum market baby & childrens nearly new sale
Cambridge United Supporters Club

‐‐‐CAMBRIDGE Mum2mum market NEARLY NEW SALE ‐‐‐Buy top quality preloved baby child and maternity goods all under one roof. Sunday 18th September at Cambridge United Supporters Club. TIME: 2‐4. We have stalls packed with baby and kids bargains at up…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07850 219267
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19
SEP
Genome Informatics
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

Biology is an experimental science that is experiencing an explosion of new data. This requires biologists to increase the scale and sophistication of the information technology used for their research.The conference scope encompasses a wide range of methods for the analysis of…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +4401223 495100
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26
SEP
Design and Analysis of Genetic-based Association
Wellcome Genome Campus

This includes both small‐scale disease‐specific studies and large‐scale collaborative projects including those that can be used for analysis of multiple complex traits such as UK Biobank.The course will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of the design and analysis of such studies.…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 496910
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26
SEP
Blossoms
The Junction

Blossoms at The Junction in Cambridge on Monday 26 September 2016. 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 price comparison service. …

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
SEP
Rat Boy
The Junction

Rat Boy at The Junction in Cambridge on Tuesday 27 September 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 prices…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
OCT
Saturday Intro to Italian Wine in a beautiful Camb
Gonville & Caius College

A friendly informal and wine tasting journey sampling at least 13 wines from Italy ‐ no previous experience necessary At Cambridge Wine School we host our Saturday Wine Courses in the beautiful surrounds of Gonville & Caius college. Its one of the…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01223 655391
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09
OCT
Molecular Pathology and Diagnosis of Cancer
Wellcome Genome Campus

. A joint initiative of the Wellcome Genome Campus and the Royal College of Pathologists. Clinical scientists entering the field of molecular diagnosis are also encouraged to apply.The course consists of a series of practical sessions covering current diagnostic methodologies along with…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 496910
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10
OCT
Adam Hills
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Adam Hills at Corn Exchange Cambridge in Cambridge on Monday 10 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Adam Hills tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
OCT
Genomics for Dermatology
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

. The programme will provide a common understanding of genomics as applied to the skin and update attendees without recent exposure to advances in genetics of the skin. It will focus genomic technologies including next generation sequencing and bioinformatics analysis. It will…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 495100
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12
OCT
Loudon Wainwright III
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Loudon Wainwright III at Corn Exchange Cambridge in Cambridge on Wednesday 12 October 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Loudon Wainwright III live…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
OCT
Mystery Jets
The Junction

Eclectic British 5 piece the Mystery Jets have announced a release date for their long awaited new album Radlands and a 16 date tour of the UK to follow in support starting on the 28th…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
OCT
Computational RNA Biology
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

In recent years there have been important advances in identifying and understanding non‐coding RNAs. They are involved in many biological processes and are increasingly seen as important in disease. Computational approaches greatly assist our understanding of how to characterise and understand the…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1223 495100
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22
OCT
Saturday Intro to Wine Tasting in a beautiful Camb
Gonville & Caius College

A friendly informal and wine tasting journey sampling 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 spectacular style using a sword its called sabrageAt…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 655391
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22
OCT
Jamie T
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Jamie T at Corn Exchange Cambridge in Cambridge on Saturday 22 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Jamie T tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
OCT
Next Generation Sequencing Bioinformatics
Wellcome Genome Campus

. The programme will cover the algorithmic theory and principles of bioinformatics with a strong focus on practical computational sessions using sequence analysis techniques and tools applicable to any species or genome size. Accompanying the lecture and practical sessions will be a…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 496910
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24
OCT
Jamie Lawson
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Jamie Lawson at Corn Exchange Cambridge in Cambridge on Monday 24 October 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: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
OCT
BioData World Congress
Wellcome Genome Campus

We introduce to you the most important event in Big Data and Genomics. We have developed an event with the one goal of driving precision medicine into the clinic in the most streamlined and effective way possible:‐Bringing together clinicians big pharma biotech…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +442070 921071
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30
OCT
The Next Step
Corn Exchange Cambridge

The Next Step at Corn Exchange Cambridge in Cambridge on Sunday 30 October 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Next Step tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
OCT
Chromatin Structure and Function
Wellcome Genome Campus

Our understanding of complex genomes has benefited tremendously from whole genome sequencing projects. However we are only beginning to systematically understand how the interplay of DNA proteins and its biochemical modifications i.e. chromatin can influence global processes which control gene expression mRNA…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 496910
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01
NOV
Epigenomics of Common Diseases
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

Epigenetic variation plays an important role in disease processes and provides a promising focus for disease prediction prevention and treatment. Technological advancements in the past few years have fuelled a dramatic increase in the scale breadth and availability of epigenomic reference data.…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +44(0)1223 495100
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01
NOV
The Queen Extravaganza
Corn Exchange Cambridge

The Queen Extravaganza at Corn Exchange Cambridge in Cambridge on Tuesday 01 November 2016. 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 the…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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