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Out of the Ordinary Festival

Experience the extraordinary in the streets of Cambridge this August bank holiday weekend.

  • 26th August 2023 - 28th August 2023

Supported by Cambridge BID, Out of the Ordinary is a brand-new event in the city centre this summer. Performance artists will bring fantastical worlds of colour, imagination and humour to Cambridge’s historic streets, entertaining and amazing everyone as they go.

The event will feature:

  • Souped-up shopping trolley dance display from Granny Turismo
  • Iconic 70s toy inspired Big Mob
  • A bewitching, hilarious giant slinkies walkabout
  • Twin-set clad, Crimplene Crusaders championing good old-fashioned values, alongside some unrivalled disco move Traditional circus pushed to the limits with Out of the Box or the startling Mirror Men, dazzling in their multi mirrored suite.

A weekend of wonder is promised, as internationally acclaimed professional artists create a world of fun and make extraordinary memories. Save the dates!

Full weekend programme to follow shortly.


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.