What's On

What's On

Something for all in Cambridge

Whether you’re a foodie, an art enthusiast, music fan, or science devotee, Cambridge has something for you. Home to festivals and events all year round, we invite you to explore the latest and greatest this buzzing cultural hub has to offer. 

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Hockney's Eye - The Art and Technology of Depiction

15TH MARCH - 29TH AUGUST 2022
FREE ENTRY

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  • Fitzwilliam Museum

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Free Outdoor Film Night

Free Outdoor Film Screenings - Watch Encanto and Ghostbusters Afterlife from 6pm on the 20th May at Market Square.

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Strawberries & Screen – Live Coverage of Wimbledon
Free
Sport

Strawberries & Screen – Live Coverage of Wimbledon

  • 27/06/2022 - 10/07/2022
BOUDOIR FEMME POP-UP FASHION & BEAUTY EVENT
Free
Markets, Fetes & Fairs

BOUDOIR FEMME POP-UP FASHION & BEAUTY EVENT

We are delighted to announce Cambridge online boutique, Boudoir Femme will be hosting a pop-up at 50/60 Station Road, Cambridge on Wednesday 29th June in associaton with Molton Brown. We will be selling collections from American Vintage, Bellerose, Rails, Moliin Copenhagen, Kate Sheridan bags, Rachel Jackson jewellery and more between 12-4pm in the reception area- All welcome-FREE ENTRY VIP discounts on the day for all who attend

  • 29/06/2022 - 29/06/2022
The Big Weekend
Family Friendly
Festivals

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
Art & Exhibitions
Family Friendly
Festivals
Food & Drink
Free
Music
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

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
THE OUTSIDE TRACK –  COURTYARD CONCERT AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY
Family Friendly
Food & Drink
Music

THE OUTSIDE TRACK – COURTYARD CONCERT AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY

THE OUTSIDE TRACK COURTYARD CONCERT AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY Wednesday 6 July | 7:30pm Outdoor bar & doors open 6:30pm | Concert 7:30pm, ending c. 9:30pm £22 | £11 (under 25) Book tickets https://www.staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/events/the-outside-track Please note that this concert takes place in the unique setting of our covered outdoor courtyard

  • 06/07/2022 - 06/07/2022
The Taming Of The Shrew by William Shakespeare open-air
Theatre

The Taming Of The Shrew by William Shakespeare open-air

A feisty comic tale of passionate Elizabethan love!

  • 07/07/2022
Ballet Central Tour 2022
Family Friendly
Theatre

Ballet Central Tour 2022

Ballet Central will return this Spring for its 2022 tour with a new cast of dancers performing original work from acclaimed choreographers.

  • 08/07/2022
JAMES GILCHRIST, CLARE WILKINSON & ANNA MARKLAND CLASSICAL CONCERT AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY
Music

JAMES GILCHRIST, CLARE WILKINSON & ANNA MARKLAND CLASSICAL CONCERT AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY

JAMES GILCHRIST, CLARE WILKINSON & ANNA MARKLAND CLASSICAL CONCERT AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY Saturday 9 July | 7:45pm Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval Tickets £22 / £11 www.staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/events/james-gilchrist-clare-wilkinson-anna-markland

  • 09/07/2022 - 09/07/2022
The Ladykillers by Graham Linehan
Theatre

The Ladykillers by Graham Linehan

A classic British comedy based on the well-known and much-loved 1956 film.

  • 12/07/2022 - 16/07/2022
Shrek – The Musical
Theatre

Shrek – The Musical

Shrek: The Musical is based on the story and characters from the Oscar® winning DreamWorks Animation film. This hilarious and spectacular production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy.

  • 13/07/2022 - 23/07/2022
SEAN SHIBE – GUITAR CONCERT at STAPLEFORD GRANARY
Music

SEAN SHIBE – GUITAR CONCERT at STAPLEFORD GRANARY

SEAN SHIBE - GUITAR CONCERT at STAPLEFORD GRANARY Saturday 16 July  | 7:45pm Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval Tickets £22 / £11 BOOK TICKETS : https://www.staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/events/sean-shibe

  • 16/07/2022 - 16/07/2022
Family Village Day & MISHRA at Stapleford Granary
Art & Exhibitions
Family Friendly
Food & Drink
Free
Markets, Fetes & Fairs
Music
Theatre

Family Village Day & MISHRA at Stapleford Granary

FAMILY VILLAGE DAY & MISHRA at STAPLEFORD GRANARY  Sunday 17 July | 11:00am - 4:00pm FREE FAMILY EVENT Live music, headline folk band MISHRA, pop-up food, artist stalls, hands-on craft activities for families 

  • 17/07/2022
GOLDFIELD ENSEMBLE CLASSICAL CONCERT AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY
Music

GOLDFIELD ENSEMBLE CLASSICAL CONCERT AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY

GOLDFIELD ENSEMBLE CLASSICAL CONCERT AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY Wednesday 20 July  | 7:45pm Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval Tickets £22 / £11 (under 25) BOOK TICKETS : https://www.staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/events/goldfield-july-22

  • 20/07/2022 - 20/07/2022
MILOŠ MILIVOJEVIĆ & CLARE O’CONNELL FOLK AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY 
Music

MILOŠ MILIVOJEVIĆ & CLARE O’CONNELL FOLK AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY 

MILOŠ MILIVOJEVIĆ & CLARE O’CONNELL FOLK AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY  Friday 22 July | 7:45pm Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval Miloš Milivojević, accordion | Clare O’Connell, cello  Tickets £22 | £11 (under 25) BOOK TICKETS https://www.staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/events/clare-oconnell-milos-milivojevic

  • 22/07/2022 - 22/07/2022
Cambridge Folk Festival
Comedy & Entertainment
Family Friendly
Festivals
Music

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
Commonwealth Games Live Coverage
Free
Sport

Commonwealth Games Live Coverage

  • 29/07/2022 - 08/08/2022
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
Why WorkTime
Markets, Fetes & Fairs

Why WorkTime

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  • 29/08/2022 - 29/08/2022
Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival
Family Friendly
Festivals

Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival

To celebrate Chinese New Year, Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) has joined with new event organisers NewWave Events to launch the 16th Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival!

  • 10/09/2022
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