In this section:
Events by date
2019/03/23 - Thriplow Daffodil Weekend
Mar 23-24. Thriplow is 8 miles south of Cambridge.
2019/03/26 – Musical Kaleidoscope, a concert by Durham School of the Arts Choir
Mar 26. St Philip’s Church, 185 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3AN – includes classical choral pieces, folk songs and traditional African American spirituals.
2019/03/30 - Exploring the Natural World (a concert in aid of Cambridge Natural History Society)
Mar 30. Wesley Methodist Church, Christ's Pieces, Cambridge CB1 1LG
2019/04/05 - Cambridge Literary Festival
April 5-7. Workshops, seminars, panel events and readings. At different locations.
2019/04/12 - Cambridge Natural History Conversazione
Apr 12-13. Natural History exhibits in Department of Zoology.
2019/05/20 - Pint of Science
May 20-22. Various locations.
2019/05/3 - Ely Eel Festival
May 3-6. At Ely.
2019/05/20 - Camra Beer Festival
May 20-25. Held on Jesus Green.
2019/06/01 - Strawberry Fair
June 1. On Midsummer Common.
2019/06/02 - Cambridgeshire County Show
June 2. At Wimpole Home Farm.
2019/06/08 - Cambridge Pride
June 8. On Jesus Green.
2019/06/08 - Cambridge Town & Country Fair
June 8-9. On Parkers Piece.
2019/06/15 - Cambridge Naked Bike Ride
June 15. Round Cambridge.
2019/06/21 - Wimpole History Festival
Jun 21-23. At Wimpole Hall.
2019/06/23 - Light Cambridge Festival.
Jun 23. On Parkers Piece.
2019/07/05 - Big Weekend
July 5-7. On Parker's Piece. Includes fireworks on Friday, events on Saturday, Asian Mela on Sunday and music throughout.
2019/07/06 - FXP festival (Future Experience Points )
July 6-8. At Cambridge Regional College.
2019/07/07 - Race for Life
July 7. On Parker's Piece.
2019/07/09 - Shelford Feast
July 9-14. In Great Shelford.
2019/07/13 - World Pea Shooting Championship
July 13. On the Recreation Field, Witcham.
2019/07/25 - Cambridge Rock Festival
Jul 25-28. At Haggis Farm Polo Club, Barton
2019/08/01 - Cambridge Folk Festival
Aug 1-4. At Cherry Hinton Hall.
2019/08/17 - Ramsey 1940s Weekend
Aug 17-18. At the Camp, Ramsey.
2019/09/07 - Dragon Boat Race
Sep 7. On River Cam, Ditton Meadows, Fen Ditton.
2019/09/07 - Haddenham Steam Rally
Sep 7-8. On the A1421, north of Haddenham, near Ely.
2019/09/13 - Open Cambridge
Sep 13-14. Interesting places open for the day or weekend. Various locations.
2019/09/21 - Cambridge Food Garden & Produce
Sep 21-22. On Parkers Piece.
2019/09/22 - Chariots Of Fire
Sep 22. Charity race through the streets and colleges of Cambridge.
2019/09/26 - Cambridge Art Fair
Sep 26-29. At the Quy Mill Hotel.
2019/10/20 - Apple Day
Oct 20. At the Botanic Garden.
2019/10/20 - Cambridge Town and Gown 10K Run for Muscular Dystrophy
Oct 20. Starting and finishing on Midsummer Common.
2019/11/05 - Cambridge Fireworks Display
Nov 5. On Midsummer Common.
2019/12/24 - Nine Lessons and Carols at Kings Chapel
Christmas Eve. Be prepared to queue!
Exhibitions, festivals, theatre runs
2019/03/11 - Cambridge Science Festival
March 11-24. At various locations round Cambridge.
2019/05/26 - Eat Cambridge
May 11-26. In various locations.
2019/06/29 - Chesterton Festival
June 21-29. On Pye Recreation Ground, Chesterton.
2019/07/27 - Cambridge Summer Music Festival
July 13-27. At various locations.
2019/07/31 - Open Studios
Weekends in July. Cambridge artists open their studios.
2019/07/31 - Sounds Green open air music
Every Wednesday in July. In Botanic Gardens.
2019/09/01 - Jazz and Brass in the Parks
June to September - various locations.
2019/10/14 - Festival of Ideas
Oct 14-27. At various locations. Organised by the University of Cambridge.
Main entertainment venues
Main theatre space for the University of Cambridge. In Park Street, near the Round Church.
Arts Picture House
Three screen cinema showing new and classic films. In St Andrews Street.
Drama, dance, music, comedy and pantomine. Near the Guildhall and the marketplace.
Concert Hall in West Road
Classical music. In West Road, off Queens Road.
Entertainment venue. Behind the Guildhall.
Live music, children's activities, workshops, comedy, theatre/dance. Off Hills Road near railway bridge.
Theatre in Anglia Ruskin University. Plays and other events. In Broad Street, off East Road.
Multi-screen cinema. In Clifton Way, off Cherry Hinton Road, near Hills Road.
Vue Cinema (formerly Warner Village Cinema)
Multi-screen cinema. On East Road.
Botanic Garden events
Events programme throughout the year including workshops.
Various events for adults at Cambridge Museums.
Activities happening in local libraries.
Cambridge Past Present & Future
Manage a number of green open spaces and historic buildings including Wandlebury and the Leper Chapel. They run various events.
Cambridge University What's On
Events open to the public from the University of Cambridge.
Programme of free activities for local children and their families.
Various locations and organisations - publicised by Cambridge City Council.
Events for Senior Citizens
Various events, including Tea Dances. Various locations.
Institute of Astronomy
Modern art gallery & house. Musical concerts, talks, workshops.
Local Wildlife Trust Events
Guided walks, events, volunteering opportunities. Various locations.
Milton Country Park Events
Outdoor events and activities at Milton Country Park.
Music Venues in Cambridge
River Cam events
Diary of events on the website of Conservators of the River Cam.
At the Cambridge School of Art, East Road campus of Anglia Ruskin University.
Skeptics in the Pub
Have a relaxed and enjoyable evening while listening to talks given in a friendly manner on a wide range of topics.
University of Cambridge Library
Exhibitions at the library.
Private gardens open to the public.
Cambridge Kulcha Listing
A listing of early-ish music in Cambridge with a few other selected items of note.
Organisation which runs the events that the city council used to run.
Events in Cambridgeshire
From Cambridgeshire.net, run by Cambridgeshire County Council.
What's On in Cambridge
Events in Cambridge and Cambridgeshire. Run by Cambridge Visitor Information Centre.
Art, drama, music, museums
Art in Cambridge
Artists work, galleries, prints, etc.
What's on at local cinemas.
Clases, workshops and performances.
Local drama groups, including those from Cambridge University.
Museums and places to go in Cambridgeshire and East Anglia.
Musical groups, dancing and singers of all kinds. Music lessons. Repairing and selling musical instruments.
Cambridgeshire & East Anglia
Ely Cathedral Events
Music & concerts, lectures, education, tours, etc.
Located within the Maltings.
Haverhill Arts Centre
Multi-art form venue less than 20 miles of Cambridge. Programme includes music, theatre, comedy, film and family events.
Museums in Cambridgeshire and East Anglia
Including their exhibitions.
Not-for-profit independent community cinema in Saffron Walden.
St Ives Burgess Hall
Events at the Burgess Hall.
What's On in Ely.
Events throughout Ely.
What's On in Peterborough
Museums, theatre, etc.
Annual - dates unknown yet
2019/04/?? - Cambridge Drawing Society Exhibition
Apr. At the Pitt Building, Cambridge.
2019/05/?? - Cycle Ride from Cambridge to Reach Fair
May. Start at any point on the route.
2019/06/?? - Arbury Carnival
June. On the open space next to Arbury Community Centre.
2019/06/?? - Cambridge Buskers & Street Performers Festival
June. At Strawberry Fair, Midsummer Common.
2019/06/?? - Midsummer Fair
June. On Midsummer Common.
2019/06/?? - Singing on the River
June. On Kings Backs.
2019/07/?? - Cambridgeshire Steam Rally
July. At Quy Country Park, Stow-Cum-Quy CB25 9AF
2019/07/?? - Comedy Festival
Jul. On Jesus Green and at the Junction.
2019/07/?? - Ely Aquafest
July. In Ely.
2019/07/?? - Isle of Ely Arts Festival
Jun-Jul. Various locations in Ely.
2019/07/?? - PugFest at the Polo
July. At Haggis Farm Polo Club Barton CB3 7AT.
2019/07/?? - Ride for Life
July. Cycle ride in aid of EACH across East Anglia.
2019/07??1 - London to Cambridge Bike Ride
July. Finishing at Midsummer Common.
2019/08/?? - Booking opens for Open Cambridge (in September)
Aug: booking opens for Open Cambridge weekend Sep.
2019/08/?? - Cambridge District Art Circle Summer Exhibition
Aug. at Grantchester Village Hall, High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF
2019/08/?? - Cambridge Shakespeare Festival
July - Aug. Various college gardens.
2019/08/?? - Movies on the Meadows
Aug. On Grantchester Meadows.
2019/08/?? - Roston Kite Festival
Aug. On Therfield Heath, Royston.
2019/08/?? - Saffron Walden Maze Festival
Aug. In various locations in Saffron Walden.
2019/08/?? - SummerDaze for children
July - Aug. Various locations.
2019/08/??- Fenland Country Fair
Aug. At Stow Cum Quy.
2019/09/22 - Cherry Hinton Festival
Sept. Various locations.
2019/09/?? - Autumn Festival
Sep. At Milton Country Park.
2019/09/?? - Bridge the Gap Charity Walk
Sep. Starting from Jesus Green, Cambridge.
2019/09/?? - Cambridge Original Printmakers Biennale Exhibition 2018
Sep. The Pitt Building, Trumpington Street, Cambridge. CB2 1RP
2019/09/?? - Job Fair
Sep. At the Guildhall.
x2019/09/?? - Petersfield Party on the Piece
Sep. On St Matthews Piece.
2019/09/?? - Re-enactment of Stourbridge Fair
Sep. At the Leper Chapel on Newmarket Road.
2019/09/?? - Sculpture in the Close
June - Sep. In the grounds of Jesus College.
2019/09/?? - Soap Box Derby
Sep. In Duxford.
2019/09/?? - Soham Pumpkin Fair
Sep. At Recreation Ground, Soham.
2019/09/?? - Summer at the Museums
July - Sep. At various museums.
2019/09/?? - The Cambridge Roar - Festival of Charity Events
May-Sep. Various locations.
2019/10/?? - Cambridge Film Festival
Oct-Nov. Film Festival held at the Arts Picture House.
2019/10/?? - Ely Potato Race
Oct. Along Ely High Street.
2019/10/?? - Prickwillow Ploughing Festival.
Oct. At Prickwillow's Drainage Engine Museum.
2019/11/?? - Cambridge Jazz Festival
Nov. Various locations.
2019/11/?? - Cambridge Literary Festival - Winter
Nov. Various locations.
2019/11/?? - Cambridge Music Festival
Nov. Various locations.
2019/11/?? - Camra Winter Beer Festival
Nov. At University Social Club.
2019/11/?? - Foxton Art Exhibition
Nov. In Foxton Village Hall.
2019/11/?? - The Big Switch On (of Xmas lights)
Nov. Various locations.
2019/12/?? - Anglian Potters Winter Exhibition
Nov - Dec . All Saints Church in Jesus Lane.
2019/12/?? - Mill Road Winter Fair
Dec. Throughout Mill Road.
2020/01/?? - The North Pole ink rink
Nov - Jan. On Parker's Piece.
2020/02/?? - John Hughes Arts Festival
Feb. At Jesus College.
2020/02/?? - Bookfair, with second hand and antiquarian booksellers and map dealers
Feb. At the Guildhall.
2020/02/?? - Snowdrop Run featuring MGs
Feb. Starting at Melbourn.
2020/02/?? - Twilight at the Museums
Feb. Various museums.
2020/03/?? - Cambridge Half Marathon
Mar. Around Cambridge.