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Hockney’s Eye
Art & Exhibitions
Family Friendly
Free

Hockney’s Eye

One of the most influential artists of our time, David Hockney (b.1937) takes over Cambridge this spring and summer with an exhibition across The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Heong Gallery, Downing College.

  • 15/03/2022 - 29/08/2022
True to Nature: Open-air Painting in Europe 1780-1870
Art & Exhibitions

True to Nature: Open-air Painting in Europe 1780-1870

Drawing on new scholarship, this exhibition of some 100 oil sketches made across Europe explores the variety of inventive ways in which artists recorded fleeting moments in nature, experienced at first-hand.

  • 03/05/2022 - 29/08/2022
Art exhibition: ‘Kill or Cure’
Art & Exhibitions
Free

Art exhibition: ‘Kill or Cure’

Lethal or life-giving? Wolfson's exciting contemporary art exhibition explores the potential of animals, plants, and substances from the natural world to ‘Kill’ and/or ‘Cure’.

  • 15/05/2022 - 09/10/2022
The Written Word: Timeless Arabic & Hebrew Calligraphy
Art & Exhibitions

The Written Word: Timeless Arabic & Hebrew Calligraphy

Award winning international artists come together in a new exhibition to showcase the beauty of calligraphy

  • 12/06/2022 - 18/12/2022
Press Coffee & Juice Grand Opening
Food & Drink

Press Coffee & Juice Grand Opening

Coffee - Specialty Juice - Organic Toast - Wholesome Packaging - Sustainable Ethos - Straightforward  IG - @presscoffeeandjuice

  • 28/07/2022 - 28/07/2023
Our Place in Space | Guided Tours of the Solar System
Art & Exhibitions
Family Friendly
Free
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Our Place in Space | Guided Tours of the Solar System

Join us for a guided tour of the solar system on the spectacular Midsummer Common. Our tours are tailored to different interests and abilities, with something for everyone!

  • 30/07/2022 - 18/08/2022
Our Place in Space at the Whipple Museum
Art & Exhibitions
Festivals
Free
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

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
Our Place in Space | Cycle the Solar System
Art & Exhibitions
Free
Sport
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Our Place in Space | Cycle the Solar System

Hop on your bike and cycle your way through the solar system with fellow explorers.

  • 07/08/2022 - 28/08/2022
Our Place in Space | Minecraft and Coding Sessions
Art & Exhibitions
Family Friendly
Free
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Our Place in Space | Minecraft and Coding Sessions

Our Creative Learning team are coming to Cambridge for a week of Minecraft and coding workshops inspired by Our Place in Space. Free digital workshops will see you create your own space vehicle or design a game inspired by the iconic Space Invaders arcade game.

  • 08/08/2022 - 12/08/2022
Zog and the Flying Doctors
Theatre

Zog and the Flying Doctors

Join Zog and his Flying Doctor crew this Summer, with this live stage adaptation of the family favourite children's book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

  • 09/08/2022 - 14/08/2022
Painting and Prosecco
Art & Exhibitions
Food & Drink
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Painting and Prosecco

Spend the evening trying your hand at something new - paint brush in one hand, wine glass in the other!

  • 12/08/2022 - 12/08/2022
FREE Cafe Cabaret : Banana Ukulele Band & Aerialist Katriana
Art & Exhibitions
Comedy & Entertainment
Family Friendly

FREE Cafe Cabaret : Banana Ukulele Band & Aerialist Katriana

Come and enjoy an afternoon’s free entertainment in Haddenham Arts Centre’s garden marquee. Marvel at Banana Ukulele, gasp at Aerialist Katriana. 2.30pm - 4pm, no need to book, just turn up and enjoy!

  • 12/08/2022 - 12/08/2022
The Green Knight @ Cambridge Junction
Comedy & Entertainment
Theatre

The Green Knight @ Cambridge Junction

THE GREEN KNIGHT IS A RAUCOUS FAMILY SHOW BASED ON ARTHURIAN LEGEND.

  • 12/08/2022 - 12/08/2022
Meteors on Midsummer — Silent Disco Skygazing | Our Place in Space
Art & Exhibitions
Family Friendly
Festivals
Food & Drink
Free
Markets, Fetes & Fairs
Music
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

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
Quantum Theatre’s ‘The Reluctant Dragon’ at Denny Abbey
Family Friendly
Theatre

Quantum Theatre’s ‘The Reluctant Dragon’ at Denny Abbey

Everyone knows St George has to do battle with the dragon, but what happens when the dragon simply won’t fight St George? Quantum Theatre presents Kenneth Grahame’s The Reluctant Dragon, an enchanting tale of a poetry-loving dragon and his friendship with a little boy who together hatch a cunning plan to NOT fight St George!

  • 14/08/2022 - 14/08/2022
Our Place in Space | Storytelling at the Sun
Art & Exhibitions
Family Friendly
Festivals
Free
Theatre
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

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
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Did you know?

One of Cambridge’s most beloved community events is the Mill Road Winter Fair, which takes place annually on the first Saturday in December. Offering stalls, entertainment and a parade, it’s been running since 2005 and attracts around 15,000 people a year.