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Our Place in Space Launch weekend

Our very own artist Oliver Jeffers and fabulous creative team, led by Nerve Centre, have created a unique sculpture trail to intrigue and inspire across Northern Ireland and Cambridge! There’s an App! Loads of other events! It’s amazing!

  • 30th July 2022 - 31st July 2022
  • 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Our Place in Space has announced a packed programme of free events taking place in Cambridge this July and August while the sculpture trail visits the city. The family-friendly opening weekend features a live event with recently returned NASA astronaut Kayla Barron, STEAM activities, space talks and a special performance of Even You Song inspired by the moon landings. Throughout August you can enjoy special events at museums, cosmic storytelling, a silent disco during the Perseid meteor shower and much more.


Launch weekend

Midsummer Common

30–31 July, 12pm–9pm

A two-day packed programme of family-friendly events on Midsummer Common next to the start of the sculpture trail. Meet real life NASA astronaut Kayla Barron, enjoy live music from Waterbeach Brass, take part in a book signing with Oliver Jeffers, get crafty with SunSpaceArt, hear from solar scientists and astrophysicists and join a special edition of Even You Song. Events will take place at a stage and marquees on the Common from 12pm–9pm on Saturday 30 July and from 12pm–6pm on Sunday 31 July.




Did you know?

Fancy a dip? A popular swimming spot in Cambridge is the Jesus Green Lido, which at 91 metres in length is one of the longest outdoor pools in Europe.