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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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Persian Music Concert
Music

Persian Music Concert

Nahoft is an enchanting blend of talent and tradition, embodying the dynamic spirit of a Persian music group. Our ensemble unites skilled musicians, each contributing their expertise to create a harmonious blend of traditional Persian melodies and renditions. With a commitment to preserving the rich cultural heritage of Persian music, we embark on a musical journey that transcends boundaries and captivates audiences worldwide. Immerse yourself in the mesmerising sounds of our music group, where the ancient meets the modern, and every note tells a story of passion and resonance. Mark your calendars for our debut performance at Trinity College Chapel on February 27th at 8:30 PM!

  • 27/02/2024 - 27/02/2024
Rare Disease Day Webinar – Patient Centred Research
Free
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Rare Disease Day Webinar – Patient Centred Research

This year, Rare Disease Day is on that rarest of days, 29th February, and to mark the occasion NIHR Cambridge BRC is hosting a free, online session on patient-centred rare disease research. Join us over lunch (with your food!) from 12.30-1.30pm (BST) and find out more about for the journey from genes to mental health, co-designing research with the public and targeting novel therapies for children with neurodisabling disorders. It's a great opportunity to hear about rare disease research and hear from our speakers who will share their unique perspectives, knowledge and experience of rare disease patient-centred research. This will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&As from the audience.

  • 29/02/2024 - 29/02/2024
Hamlet
Theatre

Hamlet

Hamlet, a man haunted by his dead father. A dialogue with the Dead. In this remarkable solo performance, Richard Spaul brings his unique vocal gifts and powers of characterisation to explore Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

  • 01/03/2024 - 01/03/2024
Hamlet
Theatre

Hamlet

Hamlet, a man haunted by his dead father. A dialogue with the Dead. In this remarkable solo performance, Richard Spaul brings his unique vocal gifts and powers of characterisation to explore Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

  • 02/03/2024 - 02/03/2024
Power and the unWEIRDification of behavioural science
Free
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Power and the unWEIRDification of behavioural science

Catherine Angai discusses how to make behavioural science less WEIRD (Western, Educated, Industrialised, Rich, and Democratic).

  • 06/03/2024 - 06/03/2024
Celebrating International Women’s Day at Cambridge Judge
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Celebrating International Women’s Day at Cambridge Judge

Join The Wo+Men's Leadership Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2024.

  • 08/03/2024 - 08/03/2024
Mothers Day Workshop
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Mothers Day Workshop

This special workshop is held on the Saturday immediately before Mothering Sunday and is an ideal gift for Mother's Day.

  • 09/03/2024 - 09/03/2024
Salisbury Arms Cambridge – Sunday Roast LAUNCH MOTHERS DAY!
Food & Drink

Salisbury Arms Cambridge – Sunday Roast LAUNCH MOTHERS DAY!

Team Salisbury arms are excited to announce the LAUNCH SUNDAY ROASTS - just in time for mothers day! Book your table for Mothers day before the 8th March and grab yourselves a free glass of FIZZ!

  • 10/03/2024 - 10/03/2024
Kendal Mountain Tour 2024: A Night Of Adventure Films + Guest Speaker
Comedy & Entertainment

Kendal Mountain Tour 2024: A Night Of Adventure Films + Guest Speaker

Amazing films and Guest Speaker Louis Hall! Tickets available separately via the Kendal Mountain Events website.

  • 14/03/2024 - 14/03/2024
Ghost Stories II
Theatre

Ghost Stories II

Richard Spaul returns to The Leper Chapel with Ghost Stories II

  • 15/03/2024 - 15/03/2024
Ghost Stories II
Theatre

Ghost Stories II

Richard Spaul returns to The Leper Chapel with Ghost Stories II.

  • 16/03/2024 - 16/03/2024
Big Deal Comedy Club – Cambridge
Comedy & Entertainment

Big Deal Comedy Club – Cambridge

Welcome to the Big Deal Comedy Club. -where laughter takes centre stage, and your night out is a Big Deal!

  • 22/03/2024 - 22/03/2024
Spring Wreath workshop
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Spring Wreath workshop

Want something to look forward to?  Then this is the workshop for you!  Spring is arriving and the clocks have just sprung forward.  What better way to celebrate than a show stopper of a design for your front door.  

  • 23/03/2024 - 23/03/2024
An Introduction to Lino Printing with Zoe Ansari
Art & Exhibitions
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

An Introduction to Lino Printing with Zoe Ansari

In this day workshop, you will learn the basics of lino printing and the skills to get you started so you can print at home with simple tools and materials.

  • 30/03/2024 - 30/03/2024
Easter Sunday Lunch at Parker’s Tavern
Food & Drink

Easter Sunday Lunch at Parker’s Tavern

Join us for our Easter special Sunday lunch in Parker's Tavern.

  • 31/03/2024 - 31/03/2024
LUISA OMIELAN 2024 UK TOUR: ‘BITTER’
Comedy & Entertainment

LUISA OMIELAN 2024 UK TOUR: ‘BITTER’

Luisa Omielan is a comedic force of nature. The first stand-up to receive a BAFTA Breakthrough accolade, with four consecutive smash hit shows, she is credited with creating 'genre-defining' one- woman shows. Most recently, a self-produced special called 'God is a Woman'. With over a dozen sell out runs at Soho Theatre and star of Live at the Apollo. Twice nominated at Melbourne International Comedy Festival for best show - where her Thigh Gap routine has been viewed over 50 million times. She's been described as masterminding 'one of the biggest stand-up hits of the decade' with her debut 'What Would Beyonce Do?!' Her show Politics For Bitches spawned a BBC3 series. In 2024, Luisa will return with a brand-new touring show: Bitter.

  • 04/04/2024 - 04/04/2024
The Sixteen Choral Pilgrimage 2024: Masters of Imitation
Music

The Sixteen Choral Pilgrimage 2024: Masters of Imitation

Celebrating the art of imitation, our 2024 Choral Pilgrimage explores music from the master of parody, Orlande de Lassus, alongside works by Josquin, Casulana and Bob Chilcott.

  • 05/04/2024 - 05/04/2024
Spotlight Productions presents ‘The Addams Family’ musical comedy
Comedy & Entertainment
Family Friendly
Theatre

Spotlight Productions presents ‘The Addams Family’ musical comedy

In celebration of their 20th anniversary, Spotlight Productions would like to proudly present the musical comedy 'The Addams Family'. You can catch one of the four show-stopping evening performances at Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts centre from the 10th - 13th April 2024. Ticket price & showtime’s tbc.

  • 10/04/2024 - 13/04/2024
Songs from the Golden Age of Swing
Music

Songs from the Golden Age of Swing

The 30-piece Down for the Count Orchestra returns to West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, for another joyful celebration of swing music as they perform Songs from the Golden Age of Swing.

  • 12/04/2024 - 12/04/2024
Beginners Floristry Taster Workshop
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Beginners Floristry Taster Workshop

Looking for a general overview of floristry and have no idea what course you really need or want to do? Our popular one day beginners floristry taster is designed to introduce you to floristry with lots of practise during the day.

  • 13/04/2024 - 13/04/2024
Daoiri Farrell – Extraordinary Irish Folk Musician
Music

Daoiri Farrell – Extraordinary Irish Folk Musician

‘Daoirí Farrell is singlehandedly spearheading a resurgence of the authentic in Irish folk music…he is rightly in demand all over the world.’ Irish Music

  • 15/04/2024 - 15/04/2024
Textile Jewellery Workshop with Tanvi Kant
Art & Exhibitions
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Textile Jewellery Workshop with Tanvi Kant

Join artist Tanvi Kant for a vibrant textiles workshop to rework a variety of fabric remnants. You will learn how to make intricate fabric cords and transform them into tactile jewellery.

  • 20/04/2024 - 20/04/2024
New Music: Eliza McCarthy, piano
Music

New Music: Eliza McCarthy, piano

Join us for this year’s New Music concert series, programmed by our New Music Curator Tom McKinney. For the third concert, pianist Eliza McCarthy will take to the Kettle’s Yard Steinway.

  • 25/04/2024 - 25/04/2024
Annie Dressner “I Thought It Would Be Easier” Spring Tour
Music

Annie Dressner “I Thought It Would Be Easier” Spring Tour

"Dressner is able to paint visceral images and transport the listener to the world of the song." - American Songwriter 

  • 27/04/2024 - 27/04/2024
Block Printing with Kate Owens
Art & Exhibitions
Workshops, Talks & Lectures

Block Printing with Kate Owens

Explore pattern in this one-day textile printing workshop with artist, Kate Owens. This workshop is perfect for both complete beginners and anyone who’d like to develop their print practice.

  • 04/05/2024 - 04/05/2024
Creative Opera Workshop – sing, move and devise!
Music

Creative Opera Workshop – sing, move and devise!

This exciting and engaging workshop will be co-led by William Kerley and Jessie Maryon Davies. During the three-hour workshop, we will be exploring the art and creativity of singing in an opera chorus.

  • 11/05/2024 - 11/05/2024
Cambridge Beer Festival 2024
Food & Drink

Cambridge Beer Festival 2024

180+ real ales, 80+ ciders, international beer, mead, wine, and cheese. Food from 7 stands. CAMRA's longest running festival, and one of the largest.

  • 20/05/2024 - 25/05/2024
The Cambridge Fringe Festival
Comedy & Entertainment
Family Friendly
Festivals
Food & Drink
Free
Theatre

The Cambridge Fringe Festival

An annual comedy extravaganza that captures the essence of artistic diversity, innovation, and expression.

  • 25/05/2024 - 26/05/2024
New Music: The Hermes Experiment
Music

New Music: The Hermes Experiment

Join us for this year’s New Music concert series, programmed by our New Music Curator Tom McKinney. The Hermes Experiment will be the last concert of the series, offering an exciting finale in the Kettle’s Yard house.

  • 30/05/2024 - 30/05/2024
“Iolanthe” by  W.S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan
Theatre

“Iolanthe” by W.S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan

Cambridgeshire Light Opera proudly presents : ‘Iolanthe’ Evening performances at 7.30pm and a Saturday matinée at 2.30pm Doors open 45 minutes before each performance Ticket prices: Wednesday £12, Thu – Sat eve £15, Saturday matinée £12 from Ticket Source : https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/clog or tel : 07708 577570. On-site parking; facilities for wheelchair users; licensed bar

  • 19/06/2024 - 22/06/2024
Magic of Thailand Festival in Cambridge
Family Friendly
Festivals
Food & Drink

Magic of Thailand Festival in Cambridge

A two day Thai Festival to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Parker's Piece is brought to you by Magic of Thailand.

  • 03/08/2024 - 04/08/2024
A Midsummer Night’s Dream at National Trust Wimpole Estate
Family Friendly
Theatre

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at National Trust Wimpole Estate

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy!

  • 16/08/2024 - 16/08/2024
MURDER:STAGED – LIVE
Theatre

MURDER:STAGED – LIVE

Following the success of Crime Viral's sell out UK serial killer tour - research psychologist and psychopathy expert Cheish Merryweather will be bringing to the stage for the very first time - MURDER:STAGED - LIVE

  • 24/01/2025 - 24/01/2025
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