Events by date
2020/01/22 - Measure for Measure by Hill Road Performing Arts
Jan 22. At Robinson Theatre, Hills Road.
2020/02/07 - John Hughes Arts Festival
Feb 7-9. At Jesus College.
2020/02/08 - Hungarian Music for Cello and Accordion
Feb 8. At Church of Our Lady & the English Martyrs, Hills Road CB2 1JR
2020/02/15 - Snowdrop Run featuring MGs
Feb 15. Starting at Melbourn.
2020/02/15 - Bookfair, with second hand and antiquarian booksellers and map dealers
Feb 15-16. At the Guildhall.
2020/02/19 - Twilight at the Museums
Feb 19. Various museums.
2020/03/08 - Cambridge Half Marathon
Mar 8. Around Cambridge.
2020/03/14 - Earth, Sea and Space - concert in aid of Cambridge Motor Neurone Disease Association
Mar 14. Wesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces CB1 1LG
2020/03/21 - CamCraft Handmade Fair
Mar 21. In the Guildhall.
2020/03/21 - Cambridge Drawing Society Exhibition
Mar 21-28. At the Pitt Building, Cambridge.
2019/03/28 - Thriplow Daffodil Weekend
Mar 28-29. Thriplow is 8 miles south of Cambridge.
2020/04/03 - Cambridge Natural History Conversazione
Apr 3-4. Natural History exhibits in Department of Zoology.
2020/04/16 - Cambridge Literary Festival
April 16-10. Workshops, seminars, panel events and readings. At different locations.
2020/05/04 - Cycle Ride from Cambridge to Reach Fair
May 4. Start at any point on the route.
2020/05/07 - Ely Eel Festival
May 7-10. At Ely.
2020/05/11 - Pint of Science
May 11-13. Various locations.
2020/05/18 - Camra Beer Festival
May 18-23. Held on Jesus Green.
2020/05/23 - Eat Cambridge
May 23. In Corn Exchange.
2020/05/31 - Cambridgeshire County Show
May 31. At Wimpole Home Farm.
2020/06/06 - Strawberry Fair
June 6. On Midsummer Common.
2020/06/13 - Cambridge Town & Country Fair
June 13-14. On Parkers Piece.
2020/06/13 - Cambridge Pride
June 13. On Jesus Green.
2020/06/18 - Cambridge Rock Festival
June 18-21. At East Of England Showground.
2020/07/03 - Big Weekend
July 3-5. On Parker's Piece. Includes fireworks on Friday, events on Saturday, Asian Mela on Sunday and music throughout.
2020/07/05 - Race for Life
July 5. On Jesus Green.
2020/07/05 - Ely Aquafest
July 5. In Ely.
2020/07/05 - Shelford Feast
July 5-12. In Great Shelford.
2020/07/11 - World Pea Shooting Championship
July 11. On the Recreation Field, Witcham.
2020/07/11 - Cambridgeshire Steam Rally
July 11-12. At Quy Country Park, Stow-Cum-Quy CB25 9AF
2020/07/17 - Foodies Festival
July 17-19. On Parkers Piece. Pay for tickets.
2020/07/20 - London to Cambridge Bike Ride
July 20. Finishing at Midsummer Common.
2020/07/30 - Cambridge Folk Festival
Jul 30 - Aug 2. At Cherry Hinton Hall.
2020/08/02 - Roston Kite Festival
Aug 2. On Therfield Heath, Royston.
2020/09/12 - Dragon Boat Race
Sep 12. On River Cam, Ditton Meadows, Fen Ditton.
2020/09/19 - Cambridge Food Garden & Produce
Sep 19-20. On Parkers Piece.
2020/09/20 - Chariots Of Fire
Sep 20. Charity race through the streets and colleges of Cambridge.
2020/11/05 - Cambridge Fireworks Display
Nov 5. On Midsummer Common.
2020/12/24 - Nine Lessons and Carols at Kings Chapel
Christmas Eve. Be prepared to queue!
Exhibitions, festivals, theatre runs
2020/03/22 - Cambridge Science Festival
March 9-22. At various locations round Cambridge.
2020/06/06 - Cows about Cambridge
March 30 - June 6. Various locations.
2020/07/18 - Isle of Ely Arts Festival
Jun 13 - Jul 18. Various locations in Ely.
2020/07/25 - Cambridge Summer Music Festival
July 10-25. At various locations.
2020/07/31 - Open Studios
Weekends in July. Cambridge artists open their studios.
2020/10/19 - Festival of Ideas
Oct 19 - Nov 1. At various locations. Organised by the University of Cambridge.
2020/12/16 - Cambridge Beethoven2020 Festival
Jan-Dec. At various locations round 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.
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.
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.
University of Cambridge Museums
Including exhibitions etc.
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.
Cambridgeshire Online Directory
Run by Cambridgeshire County Council. Formerly Cambridgeshire.net.
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.
Annual - dates unknown yet
2020/06/?? - Arbury Carnival
June. On the open space next to Arbury Community Centre.
2020/06/?? - Cambridge Naked Bike Ride
June. Round Cambridge.
2020/06/?? - Wimpole History Festival
June. At Wimpole Hall.
2020/06/?? - Singing on the River
June. On Kings Backs.
2020/06/?? - Light Cambridge Festival
June. On Parkers Piece.
2020/06/?? - Midsummer Fair
June. On Midsummer Common.
2020/06/?? - Chesterton Festival
June. On Pye Recreation Ground, Chesterton.
2020/07/?? - FXP festival (Future Experience Points )
July. At Cambridge Regional College.
2020/07/?? - Sounds Green open air music
Every Wednesday in July. In Botanic Gardens.
2020/08/?? - Ramsey 1940s Weekend
Aug. At the Camp, Ramsey.
2020/08/?? - Booking opens for Open Cambridge (in September)
Aug. Booking opens for Open Cambridge weekend Sep.
20209/08/?? - Anglian Potters Summer Exhibition
Aug. All Saints Church in Jesus Lane.
2020/08/?? - Cambridge Shakespeare Festival
July - Aug. Various college gardens.
2020/08/?? - SummerDaze for children
July - Aug. Various locations.
2020/08/?? - Movies on the Meadows
Aug. On Grantchester Meadows.
2020/08/?? - Cambridge District Art Circle Summer Exhibition
Aug. at Grantchester Village Hall, High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF
2020/08/?? - Fenland Country Fair
Aug. At Stow Cum Quy.
2020/09/?? - Soap Box Derby
Sep. In Duxford.
2020/09/?? - Petersfield Party on the Piece
Sep. On St Matthews Piece.
2020/09/?? - Summer at the Museums
July - Sep. At various museums.
2020/09/?? - Jazz and Brass in the Parks
June to September - various locations.
2020/09/?? - Re-enactment of Stourbridge Fair
Sep. At the Leper Chapel on Newmarket Road.
2020/09/?? - Haddenham Steam Rally
Sep. On the A1421, north of Haddenham, near Ely.
2020/09/?? - Open Cambridge
Sep. Interesting places open for the day or weekend. Various locations.
2020/09/?? - Bridge the Gap Charity Walk
Sep. Starting from Jesus Green, Cambridge.
2020/09/?? - Cherry Hinton Festival
Sept. Various locations.
2020/09/?? - Autumn Festival
Sep. At Milton Country Park.
2020/09/?? - Cambridge Art Fair
Sep. At the Quy Mill Hotel.
2020/09/?? - Soham Pumpkin Fair
Sep. At Recreation Ground, Soham.
2020/09/?? - Cambridge Festival of Cycling
Sept - various locations.
2020/10/?? - Prickwillow Ploughing Festival.
Oct. At Prickwillow's Drainage Engine Museum.
2020/10/?? - Apple Day
Oct. At the Botanic Garden.
2020/10/?? - Cambridge Town and Gown 10K Run for Muscular Dystrophy
Oct. Starting and finishing on Midsummer Common.
2020/10/?? - CamRuss Autumn Fair
Oct. In the Guildhall.
2020/10/?? - Cambridge Film Festival
Oct. Film Festival held at the Arts Picture House.
2020/11/?? - Camra Winter Beer Festival
Nov. At University Social Club.
2020/11/?? - The Big Switch On (of Xmas lights)
Nov. Market Square.
2020/11/?? - Cambridge Music Festival
Nov. Various locations.
2020/11/?? - Cambridge Jazz Festival
Nov. Various locations.
2020/11/?? - Cambridge Literary Festival - Winter
Nov - Dec. Various locations.
2020/12/?? - Mill Road Winter Fair
Dec. Throughout Mill Road.
2020/12/?? - Anglian Potters Winter Exhibition
Nov - Dec. All Saints Church in Jesus Lane.
2021/01/05 - The North Pole ink rink
Nov - Jan. On Parker's Piece.