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Cambridge Festival
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Cambridge Festival

The new, interdisciplinary festival from the University of Cambridge taking place 31 March - 10 April 2022.

  • 31/03/2022 - 10/04/2022
Cambridge Literary Festival
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Cambridge Literary Festival

Raise the flags and pop the corks, our audiences and authors are coming back to celebrate our love of books!

  • 20/04/2022 - 24/04/2022
Stapleford Village Show
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Free
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Stapleford Village Show

Stapleford Village Show - part of the Stapleford Village Weekend, celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. The theme this year is "Learning how to look after our plant" A traditional village show. Lots of classes to enter including home grown vegetables, flowers, flower arranging, handicraft, photography etc. Craft stalls, village cafe, BBQ, tug of war, circus skills workshop, beat the goalie and many other activities. Events start at 1pm with a dog show. Come and spend a relaxing afternoon with us celebrating.

  • 04/06/2022 - 04/06/2022
The Cambridge Club Festival
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The Cambridge Club Festival

Join us for a journey of Disco & Discovery. A feel-good family festival celebrating Music, Arts & Culture. 10-12th June 2022. Childerley Orchard, Cambridge.

  • 10/06/2022 - 12/06/2022
Strawberry Fair
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Strawberry Fair

From humble beginnings, Strawberry Fair has grown to be the most popular free music and arts event in Cambridge. On the first Saturday of June for almost forty years, residents and visitors have gathered together on Midsummer Common to celebrate their vibrant and creative city.

  • 11/06/2022
Strawberries & Creem Festival
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Strawberries & Creem Festival

We’re back in Cambridge on 17-19th June for a full weekend of music, culture and vibes – with 100+ amazing artists across 3 days, and all you beautiful people.

  • 17/06/2022 - 19/06/2022
The Big Weekend
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The Big Weekend

Traditionally, the Big Weekend takes place every summer on Parker’s Piece and includes big-name performers plus local musicians, a French market, games, educational activities, fireworks, and lots of family-friendly entertainment.

  • 01/07/2022 - 03/07/2022
Festival of Arts, Science & Ideas 2022
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Free
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Festival of Arts, Science & Ideas 2022

Free Entry to two inspiring days in Newnham's glorious gardens: talks, music, workshops, performance, food and fun for all ages

  • 02/07/2022 - 03/07/2022
Cambridge Folk Festival
Comedy & Entertainment
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Cambridge Folk Festival

Cambridge Folk Festival is one of the longest running folk festivals in the world. Held each year since 1965 it attracts around fourteen thousand people, many of whom return year after year.

  • 28/07/2022 - 31/07/2022
Ask a NASA Astronaut: Kayla Barron with Maggie Aderin-Pocock | Our Place in Space
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Ask a NASA Astronaut: Kayla Barron with Maggie Aderin-Pocock | Our Place in Space

As part of Our Place in Space's Cambridge launch weekend line-up of events on Midsummer Common, come along to the Stage Tent to get the opportunity to ask questions to a real-life astronaut — Kayla Barron.

  • 30/07/2022
Evening You Song | Our Place in Space
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Comedy & Entertainment
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Free
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Evening You Song | Our Place in Space

Join us for a spectacular performance of live choral music based on traditional Even Song.

  • 31/07/2022
Our Place in Space at the Whipple Museum
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Our Place in Space at the Whipple Museum

Drop in to the Whipple Museum for an Our Place in Space themed hands-on creative activity and check out their amazing collection of historical scientific instruments and teaching tools!

  • 01/08/2022 - 26/08/2022
The Cambridge Country Show
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The Cambridge Country Show

Come along and join us at The Cambridge Country Show, this is the event with something for everybody. Pop along to see what we have on offer for you.

  • 06/08/2022
Meteors on Midsummer — Silent Disco Skygazing | Our Place in Space
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Meteors on Midsummer — Silent Disco Skygazing | Our Place in Space

Taking place on Midsummer Common during the peak of the Perseid meteor shower, this unique event will invite you to lie back and open your eyes and ears to the wonder of the sky.

  • 13/08/2022 - 13/08/2022
Our Place in Space | Storytelling at the Sun
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Free
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Our Place in Space | Storytelling at the Sun

Take yourself and your family or friends on a storytelling adventure by the Sun on Sunday 14 or 21 August.

  • 14/08/2022 - 21/08/2022
The Outside Inn presents: The Contacts – ‘Soul’ on The Outside!
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The Outside Inn presents: The Contacts – ‘Soul’ on The Outside!

All the best songs from the Motown Era played live by local legend outfit The Contacts. BBQ available from 5pm, event doors open 7pm.

  • 27/08/2022 - 27/08/2022
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Did you know?

Forming part of St John’s College, The Bridge of Sighs is one of Cambridge’s most famous landmarks. It shares little with its Venetian namesake, but this Gothic Revival style structure is a beauty in its own right, best admired by punt.