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

29
JUN
Chaplins Circus is coming to Saffron Walden
The Common

. If you are looking for a reasonably‐priced entertainment experience suitable for your whole family then look no further Chaplins Circus is an all‐human circus designed to be entertaining for the whole family from the youngest of children to the eldest of…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01727 555250
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03
JUL
Drosophila Genetics and Genomics
Wellcome Genome Campus

The course will provide participants with a solid knowledgebase when starting or developing research projects using Drosophila as a model organism.The course is ideally aimed at faculty postdoctoral researchers and graduate students who are currently working in a fly lab or those…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 495100
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03
JUL
In Silico Systems Biology
Wellcome Genome Campus

The course will combine lectures practical sessions and group activities and there will be opportunity for discussion of current trends in the field.The course is aimed at PhD students and researchers with a minimum of one year experience in the field of…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 496910
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07
JUL
Ladies Day
Newmarket Racecourse

Ladies Day at Newmarket Racecourse in Newmarket on Thursday 07 July 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Ladies Day tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Sports

09
JUL
Ross & Rachel
The Junction

After an incredible highly acclaimed sell‐out run at Edinburgh Fringe 2015 Ross & Rachel by Olivier‐nominated James Fritz heads to New York for this years Brits Off Broadway Festival before embarking on a UK Tour. During its Edinburgh run Molly Vevers was…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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11
JUL
Evolutionary Biology and Ecology of Cancer
Wellcome Genome Campus

The focus of this first year will be the ecology of tumour microenvironments which have a dramatic effect on the behaviour of cancer cells. This course is aimed at researchers currently working in cancer andor evolution and ecology. It is particularly suited…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 495100
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15
JUL
Kaiser Chiefs Nights 2016
Newmarket Racecourse

Kaiser Chiefs Nights 2016 at Newmarket Racecourse in Newmarket on Friday 15 July 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Kaiser Chiefs Nights 2016 tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
JUL
Human Genome Analysis: Genetic Analysis
Wellcome Genome Campus

.The course provides a comprehensive overview of the statistical methods currently used to map disease susceptibility genes in human populations. Discussions of the latest statistical methodology are complemented by practical hands‐on computer exercises using state‐of‐the‐art software. The statistical basics behind each method…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 496910
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20
JUL
Public Engagement Masterclass
Wellcome Genome Campus

.The programme will address the wider societal context of public engagement with research and how best to engage relevant public groups e.g. community members patients school children curious adults with research. Participants will improve their own communication skills explore the dynamics of…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 495100
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22
JUL
Busted
Newmarket Racecourse

Busted at Newmarket Racecourse in Newmarket on Friday 22 July 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 Busted live in the knowledge that youve…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JUL
Tears for Fears
Newmarket Racecourse

Tears for Fears at Newmarket Racecourse in Newmarket on Friday 29 July 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…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
AUG
Mark Ronson Nights 2016
Newmarket Racecourse

Mark Ronson Nights 2016 at Newmarket Racecourse in Newmarket on Friday 05 August 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
AUG
Cambridge Thai Festival
Parker's 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

TEL: 07832 139802
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12
AUG
Jess Glynne
Newmarket Racecourse

Jess Glynne at Newmarket Racecourse in Newmarket on Friday 12 August 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 tickets for…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
AUG
Jess Glynne Nights 2016
Newmarket Racecourse

Jess Glynne Nights 2016 at Newmarket Racecourse in Newmarket on Friday 12 August 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Jess Glynne Nights 2016 tickets so weve done the legwork for you.…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
AUG
Leena Peltonen School of Human Genomic
Wellcome Genome Campus

This is a uniquely fascinating time in human genetics and genomics as the field moves beyond the cataloguing of associated variation towards fundamental biological inference and translational implementation. The programme will cover a range of topics including our current understanding of the…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 495100
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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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