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

07
MAY
Great Bardfield Village Garage Sale
Great Bardfield Village

Great Bardfield Garage Sale 2016Join us Bargain Hunting on May 7th 2016Everyone is welcome to join us in Great Bardfield for our annual village garage sale. The garage sale will be held on Saturday 7th May 2016 from 12 noon onwards. Last…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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12
MAY
20/20 'COOL Events' Speed Networking
Imperial War Museum - Duxford

The FREE 12 day Speed Networking event produced by Prestige Events Magazine and the top‐trending COOL Venue Awards Where event organisers are treated like royalty and make vital Senior contacts.2020 is the leading speed networking occasion for event organisers. Each 2020 Speed…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01708 737393
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13
MAY
The Country Superstars Experience feat Europe's
Haverhill Arts Centre

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: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 916920
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16
MAY
Stereophonics
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Welsh rock band Stereophonics stormed onto the rock scene in 1992 with a sound that's been described as being akin to the genres of alt‐rock and British traditional rock. Their debut album Word Gets…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
MAY
JC4PM
Cambridge Corn Exchange

Also includes Juliet Stevenson Truly Madly Deeply and Grace Petrie highly rated folk singer. Artists Speakers: Jeremy Hardy Hal Cruttenden Arthur Smith Robin Ince Francesca Martinez.Booking: http:atnd.it52688‐0…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07961 638683
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17
MAY
Molecular Biology of Hearing and Deafness
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

There will be a strong focus on approaches currently being developed for treating or preventing deafness caused by noise drugs and mutations.The conference will bring together research scientists and clinicians working in different disciplines and employing different approaches in the quest to…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 495100
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21
MAY
mum2mum market nearly new sale
Cambridge United Supporters Club

‐‐‐CAMBRIDGE Mum2mum market NEARLY NEW SALE ‐‐‐ Saturday 21st May & Sunday 26th June at Cambridge United Supporters Club. Sales held at 2‐4.We have stalls packed with baby and kids bargains at up to 90 off the high street price....... plus FREE…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07850 219267
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28
MAY
Chic Saturdays: Feat. James Hype and Kideko
Kuda, Cambridge

We are very proud to announce two of the UKs hottest House music producers James Hype Radio 1Xtra & Kiss FM and Kideko will be taking over at Kuda. Doors open at 9:00pm and close at 6:00pmFor VIP Bookings and reservations call:…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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01
JUN
Rewriting the Code of Life: The Science and Ethics
EMBL-EBI Hinxton

The emergence of genome editing as a viable way to tackle disease in humans animals and plants has hit the headlines. Recent applications have certainly been eye‐catching: a child cured of leukaemia mosquitoes resistant to malaria parasites and other stories have people…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +49622138 7-8836
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05
JUN
Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

This years conference will explore the genomic epidemiology of the host vector and parasite highlighting the practical relevance to malaria control and elimination including anti‐malarial drug resistance insecticide resistance vaccine design epidemiological modelling and mechanisms of protective immunity.It is aimed at malaria…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 495100
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08
JUN
Virus Genomics and Evolution
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

Virus genome sequencing is now widespread and the conference will showcase advances in viral genomics bioinformatics and sequencing technology. Genomic studies have provided major insights into the epidemiology transmission and pathogenesis of viral infections and are increasingly being applied to patient management…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 495100
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13
JUN
Bioinformatics Summer School
Wellcome Genome Campus

Participants will initially be introduced to bioinformatics theory and practice.To enable the specific exploration of resources in a particular field of interest participants will actively take part in a project; working with others to conduct bioinformatics based research to explore biological questions.…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 496910
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13
JUN
Mouse Models: Genetics Breeding and Experimental
Wellcome Genome Campus

The course formally Genetics Breeding and Welfare of Laboratory Mice is a collaboration between the MRC Harwell South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute.The content has continually evolved to meet the requirements of the mouse research…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 495100
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15
JUN
Bill Bailey
Corn Exchange Cambridge

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
JUN
The Corrs
Newmarket Racecourse

The Corrs at Newmarket Racecourse in Newmarket on Friday 17 June 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Corrs tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JUN
The Corrs Nights 2016
Newmarket Racecourse

The Corrs Nights 2016 at Newmarket Racecourse in Newmarket on Friday 17 June 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…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
JUN
Cambridge Regional College June Open Day
Cambridge Regional College

Interested in joining us this September We are now accepting applications for our full‐time courses and Higher Education courses for the next academic year. If you havent had a chance to have a look around our college our June Open Day is…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01233 418200
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19
JUN
Practical Aspects of Small Molecule Drug Discovery
Wellcome Genome Campus

This biennial course aims to give researchers of any discipline a broad introduction to the theoretical practical and organisational aspects of small molecule drug discovery.Full event title: Practical Aspects of Small Molecule Drug Discovery: At the Interface of Biology Chemistry and Pharmacology.The…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01223 496910
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22
JUN
Curating the Clinical Genome
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre

This is latest in the series of meetings on this topic which have focused on the efforts of the ClinGen andor DECIPHER consortia. The programme will be of interest to a wide group of medical genomics researchers clinicians practising genomic medicine companies…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01223 495100
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23
JUN
Ben Folds
Corn Exchange Cambridge

Ben Folds at Corn Exchange Cambridge in Cambridge on Thursday 23 June 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Ben Folds tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
JUN
The Railway Children
Audley End House and Gardens

Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents The Railway Children the unforgettable and heart‐warming story of adventure and family set in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside. The lives of three children are changed forever by the mysterious disappearance of their father. Finding a…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03703 331183
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24
JUN
Will Young
Newmarket Racecourse

William Robert Young 'Will' is a British singer‐songwriter who first burst onto the music scene and subsequently chart success in the TV show 'Pop Idol' in 2002 beating Gareth Gates. Will has gone on to…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
JUN
Will Young Nights 2016
Newmarket Racecourse

Will Young Nights 2016 at Newmarket Racecourse in Newmarket on Friday 24 June 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 Will Young …

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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
Go johnny Go
Burwell Ex Servicemens club

The Bands repertoire is made up of some of the best selling songs ever recorded By the stars of the late 1950s and early 1960s. …

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01638 742215
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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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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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