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Festive Afternoon Tea
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Festive Afternoon Tea

Parker’s Tavern Festive Afternoon Tea returns. A delicious selection of savouries & sweets created by chef Tristan Welch and pastry team. With festive finger sandwiches accompanied by our Chestnut ‘Snowy Farr’ Macaroon, Double Citrus Mince Pie and Father Christmas’ Choux.

  • 26/11/2022 - 08/01/2023
Treatment and Festive Afternoon Tea
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Food & Drink

Treatment and Festive Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a relaxing Aromatherapy treatment, followed by a delightfully whimsical Afternoon Tea at Parker’s Tavern. Treat yourself and a loved one to our signature Afternoon Tea that is sure to impress with it's festive themed treats.

  • 26/11/2022 - 08/01/2023
Ombar Vegan Hot Chocolate Pop-up
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Food & Drink
Markets, Fetes & Fairs

Ombar Vegan Hot Chocolate Pop-up

Vegan hot chocolate pop-up made with locally produced Ombar chocolate available throughout December.

  • 28/11/2022 - 31/12/2022
Festive Afternoon Tea
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Food & Drink

Festive Afternoon Tea

When all the shopping and wrapping is done, take a well-deserved break with our special festive themed afternoon tea.

  • 01/12/2022 - 31/12/2022
Early Years Studio
Art & Exhibitions
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Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Early Years Studio

Early Years Studio is a fun, creative, immersive experience for children aged 0-4. Two sessions: 10-10.45am or 11-11.45am

  • 02/12/2022 - 02/12/2022
Mill Road Winter Fair Art Exhibition
Art & Exhibitions
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Markets, Fetes & Fairs

Mill Road Winter Fair Art Exhibition

Exhibition featuring 17 local artists taking place during the popular Mill Road Winter Fair on Saturday 3 December 2022.

  • 03/12/2022 - 03/12/2022
Christmas Punt and Hunt
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Christmas Punt and Hunt

Experience Christmas the right way with a magical tour of Cambridge this winter. Your family can have a wondrous time hunting for Santa’s elves, reindeers, dinky door’s and so much more with a festive punt and hunt experience for all to enjoy. Join the Traditional Punting Company's top-rated chauffeured punting tour with a joyful twist as you find the answers for a sweet surprise. Then take to the cobbled streets to walk the path of Santa and his elves in the run up to the big day. It is a christmassy activity like no other which the whole family can be a part of.

  • 03/12/2022 - 31/12/2022
Christmas Carols on the River
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Music

Christmas Carols on the River

Christmas Carols on the River sung by the St Johns the Evangelist Choir.

  • 04/12/2022 - 04/12/2022
Christmas Carols on the river
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Music

Christmas Carols on the river

Start the festive period right with our Christmas Carols on the river annual charity event - an experience for all. Wrap up warm, snuggle up under a blanket and have a hot chocolate in hand whilst the amazing St John the Evangelist choir sings Christmas Carols as you are punted effortlessly along the College Backs. An advent activity that will be one to remember this joyous season. And above all, do not forget to sing along.

  • 04/12/2022 - 04/12/2022
Winter Lights at Anglesey Abbey
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Winter Lights at Anglesey Abbey

A beautiful, sensory after-dark journey that brings the gardens and creatures of Anglesey Abbey to life in all their wonder.

  • 09/12/2022 - 21/12/2022
Festive Arts & Crafts Fair
Art & Exhibitions
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Festivals
Free
Markets, Fetes & Fairs

Festive Arts & Crafts Fair

Discover unique, handmade gifts from local artists and support the work of local charity, Cambridge Community Arts.

  • 10/12/2022 - 10/12/2022
Stapleford Granary Christmas Market
Art & Exhibitions
Comedy & Entertainment
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Festivals
Food & Drink
Free
Markets, Fetes & Fairs
Music

Stapleford Granary Christmas Market

Supporting local makers and creators, craftspeople & collectors, our festive Christmas Market is back with pop-up food, mulled wine & music

  • 10/12/2022 - 10/12/2022
Cosy Winter Getaway
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Cosy Winter Getaway

Pay in advance and save 25% on your Winter stay from December 11, 2022 - February 28, 2023.

  • 11/12/2022 - 28/02/2023
Studio Sunday Special with UK Centre for Carnival Arts
Art & Exhibitions
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Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Studio Sunday Special with UK Centre for Carnival Arts

Join us in our Clore Learning Studio for free, practical art making workshops. Respond to the displays and exhibitions to make your own artworks. Get creative with artists and our education volunteers, no previous art experience needed!

  • 11/12/2022 - 11/12/2022
Rapunzel & The Tower of Doom – Theatre of Widdershins
Comedy & Entertainment
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Music
Theatre

Rapunzel & The Tower of Doom – Theatre of Widdershins

A Traditional tale teased, detangled and restyled into an enchanting show, combining exquisite puppetry & storytelling.

  • 11/12/2022 - 11/12/2022
Music Awhile – A candlelit Concert at Stapleford Granary
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Music

Music Awhile – A candlelit Concert at Stapleford Granary

A collection of Europe's finest early music performers play Purcell, Bach, Handel in a glorious Christmas programme

  • 12/12/2022 - 12/12/2022
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Did you know?

The city’s name is known around the world, but it wasn’t always called Cambridge. In the Middle Ages it was known as Grantabridge, meaning the bridge over the river Granta (one of the sources of the River Cam).