From making your own gin with one of the world’s most innovative distilleries, to trying the best of the Cambridge food scene – here are some uniquely Cambridge experiences to seek out during your stayFind out more
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.
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.
Vegan hot chocolate pop-up made with locally produced Ombar chocolate available throughout December.
When all the shopping and wrapping is done, take a well-deserved break with our special festive themed afternoon tea.
Early Years Studio is a fun, creative, immersive experience for children aged 0-4. Two sessions: 10-10.45am or 11-11.45am
Exhibition featuring 17 local artists taking place during the popular Mill Road Winter Fair on Saturday 3 December 2022.
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.
Christmas Carols on the River sung by the St Johns the Evangelist Choir.
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.
A beautiful, sensory after-dark journey that brings the gardens and creatures of Anglesey Abbey to life in all their wonder.
Discover unique, handmade gifts from local artists and support the work of local charity, Cambridge Community Arts.
Supporting local makers and creators, craftspeople & collectors, our festive Christmas Market is back with pop-up food, mulled wine & music
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!
A Traditional tale teased, detangled and restyled into an enchanting show, combining exquisite puppetry & storytelling.
A collection of Europe's finest early music performers play Purcell, Bach, Handel in a glorious Christmas programme
Festive favourites & classy arrangements of well-loved tunes from this world-renowned brass quintet . presented in their charismatic, good humoured style.
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).