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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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
Free Outdoor Film Night – Clifford the Big Red Dog & Grease
Comedy & Entertainment
Family Friendly

Free Outdoor Film Night – Clifford the Big Red Dog & Grease

  • 19/08/2022
An Evening with Henry Blofeld
Comedy & Entertainment

An Evening with Henry Blofeld

Join us at Gonville Hotel for An Evening with Henry Blofeld. Enjoy drinks, canapés, a two course meal and tales from the legendary Henry Blofeld OBE.

  • 23/08/2022
Ridley Hall presents Malloy’s Craft Butchery
Food & Drink

Ridley Hall presents Malloy’s Craft Butchery

Join us for an evening of fine dining, celebrating a collaboration between Ridley Hall Catering and Malloy’s Craft Butchery. Malloy’s craft butchery is the true farm to plate butcher, specialising in the best meat from around the world! With an exquisite ten-course tasting menu created by Ridley’s Executive Head Chef, Howard Milton, we’re offering you a chance to experience a culinary journey celebrating this local, sustainably farmed meat, all in the beautiful dining room of Ridley Hall in Cambridge.

  • 26/08/2022 - 26/08/2022
Why WorkTime
Markets, Fetes & Fairs

Why WorkTime

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  • 29/08/2022 - 29/08/2022
BBC GARDENERS’ WORLD AUTUMN FAIR

BBC GARDENERS’ WORLD AUTUMN FAIR

The new BBC Gardeners' World Autumn Fair We're delighted that the first-ever BBC Gardeners' World Autumn Fair will be taking place at Audley End House and Gardens from 2 - 4 September and tickets are now on sale! Join us for an inspirational day out with seasonal garden advice, plants to buy, shopping, know-how from your favourite gardening experts, BBC Good Food Market and live entertainment.

  • 02/09/2022 - 04/09/2022
Stourbridge Medieval Fair at the Leper Chapel
Family Friendly
Food & Drink
Free
Markets, Fetes & Fairs
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Stourbridge Medieval Fair at the Leper Chapel

Free family-fun event at the historic Leper Chapel with dancing, music, storytelling, stalls, crafts and fascinating history talks.

  • 03/09/2022 - 03/09/2022
Diving Deep into Science and Religion
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Diving Deep into Science and Religion

Join the Faraday Institute, Theos, and BioLogos for a deeper dive into science and religion in a live podcast conversation.

  • 07/09/2022 - 07/09/2022
CORDELIA WILLIAMS CLASSICAL PIANO CONCERT
Music

CORDELIA WILLIAMS CLASSICAL PIANO CONCERT

CORDELIA WILLIAMS PIANO CONCERT Friday 9 September | 7:45pm Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval Tickets £22 / £11 (under 25)

  • 09/09/2022 - 09/09/2022
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
GESUALDO SIX –  CLASSICAL CONCERT AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY
Music

GESUALDO SIX – CLASSICAL CONCERT AT STAPLEFORD GRANARY

GESUALDO SIX Friday 16 September | 7:45pm Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval Tickets £22 / £11 (under 25) Owain Park, director | Guy James, countertenor | Joseph Wicks, tenor | Josh Cooter, tenor | Michael Craddock, baritone | Sam Mitchell, bass

  • 16/09/2022 - 16/09/2022
Mark Crooks Quartet – Jazz Concert at Stapleford Granary
Music

Mark Crooks Quartet – Jazz Concert at Stapleford Granary

MARK CROOKS QUARTET JAZZ CONCERT Sunday 18 September | 12:00pm Doors 11am | Concert 12:00pm ends 1:00pm, no interval Tickets £18 / £9 (under 25) Mark Crooks, clarinet & saxophone | Dave Newton, piano | Jeremy Brown, bass | Matt Home, drums

  • 18/09/2022 - 18/09/2022
Philharmonia Orchestra @ The Cambridge Corn Exchange
Music

Philharmonia Orchestra @ The Cambridge Corn Exchange

The Philharmonia Orchestra, with their Principal Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali, bring a programme that is exclusive to the Cambridge Corn Exchange this September.

  • 19/09/2022
GEMMA ROSEFIELD, cello NICOLA EIMER piano Sunday Afternoon Classical Concert
Music

GEMMA ROSEFIELD, cello NICOLA EIMER piano Sunday Afternoon Classical Concert

GEMMA ROSEFIELD & NICOLA EIMER CLASSICAL SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONCERT Sunday 25 September | 12:00pm Doors 11:00am | Concert 12:00pm, ends c.1:00pm, no interval Tickets £18 / £9 (under 25) Gemma Rosefield, cello | Nicola Eimer, piano

  • 25/09/2022 - 25/09/2022
LAURA JURD – BRASS PARTY BAND – THE BIG FRIENDLY ALBUM
Music

LAURA JURD – BRASS PARTY BAND – THE BIG FRIENDLY ALBUM

LAURA JURD - THE BIG FRIENDLY ALBUM Friday 30 September | 7:45pm Doors & bar 6:45pm | Concert 7:45pm, ends 9:00pm, no interval Tickets £22 / £11 (under 25) Laura Jurd, cornet/piano | Martin Lee Thomson, euphonium | Danielle Price, tuba | Alex Haines, guitar | Ruth Goller, bass | Corrie Dick, drums

  • 30/09/2022 - 30/09/2022
CARL VERHEYEN at Blue Moon – Cambridge
Music

CARL VERHEYEN at Blue Moon – Cambridge

CARL VERHEYEN - Solo Show Tickets www.ba-concerts.com 19:00 // £20.00 adv.

  • 08/10/2022
6th Annual MIT Volpe Block Party
Family Friendly
Food & Drink
Free
Music

6th Annual MIT Volpe Block Party

Join us on Saturday, October 15* for a FREE, all-ages Block Party at Donnelly Field, located at the corner of York & Berkshire Streets in Cambridge.

  • 15/10/2022
Mark Thomas: Black & White
Comedy & Entertainment

Mark Thomas: Black & White

The political godfather of comedy brings his latest show back on the road! Expect creative fun from one of our oldest surviving alternative comics.

  • 14/11/2022 - 14/11/2022
Christmas at Wimpole
Family Friendly

Christmas at Wimpole

A magical trail, featuring spectacular light installations and enchanting visitors with seasonal Christmas music, will transform the gardens once again at the National Trust’s Wimpole Estate.

  • 25/11/2022 - 01/01/2023
Teerna Mukhopadhyay
Family Friendly
Music

Teerna Mukhopadhyay

We are delighted to return to the atmospheric surroundings of St Andrew’s Church, Wimpole for a festive performance of Handel’s Messiah.

  • 04/12/2022
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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.