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2017/05/22 - Camra Beer Festival   [Local]
May 22-27. Held on Jesus Green.
2017/05/25 - Food Demonstration   [Local]
May 25. At Cambridge Market.
2017/06/03 - Cambridge Buskers & Street Performers Festival   [Local]
June 3. No festival this year, but there is a stage at Strawberry Fair.
2017/06/03 - Family Event: Garlands   [Local]
Jun 3. At the Botanic Garden.
2017/06/03 - Strawberry Fair   [Local]
June 3. One-day festival of music, entertainments, arts and crafts.
2017/06/04 - Cambridgeshire County Show
June 4. At Wimpole Home Farm.
2017/06/09 - Cambridge Natural History Conversazione   [Local]
June 9-10. Natural History exhibits in Department of Zoology.
2017/06/10 - Arbury Carnival   [Local]
June 10. On the open space next to Arbury Community Centre.
2017/06/10 - Cambridge Town & Country Fair   [Local]
June 10-11. On Parkers Piece.
2017/06/10 - Hilton Labyrinth Gathering   [Local]
June 10. Village hall in Hilton, near the turf maze.
2017/06/10 - Hobson's Brook Bioblitz   [Local]
June 10-11. At Empty Common, Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge & Nine Wells, Addenbrookes RD.
2017/06/14 - Cam Lates - Improv at the Library: The Wunderkammer   [Local]
Jun 14. At Cambridge University Library.
2017/06/17 - Chesterton Festival   [Local]
June 17. On Pye Recreation Ground, Chesteron.
2017/06/21 - Midsummer Fair   [Local]
June 21-26. On Midsummer Common.
2017/07/02 - London to Cambridge Bike Ride   [Local]
July 2. Finishing at Midsummer Common.
2017/07/07 - Big Weekend   [Local]
July 7-9. On Parker's Piece. Includes fireworks on Friday, market and stalls on Sunday, Asian Mela on Sunday and music throughout.
2017/07/08 - World Pea Shooting Championship
July 8. At Witcham.
2017/07/09 - Shelford Feast   [Local]
July 9-16. In Great Shelford.
2017/07/16 - Race for Life   [Local]
July 16. On Parker's Piece.
2017/07/20 - Secret Garden Party
July 20-23. At Abbots Ripton.
2017/07/22 - Summer at the Museums   [Local]
July 22 - Sep 3. At various museums.
2017/07/27 - Cambridge Folk Festival   [Local]
July 27-30. At Cherry Hinton Hall.
2017/08/05 - Cambridge Thai Festival   [Local]
Aug 5-6. On Parke's Piece.
2017/08/19 - Ramsey 1940s Weekend
Aug 19-20. At the Camp, Ramsey.
2017/08/25 - Cambridge and District Art Circle Summer Exhibition   [Local]
Aug 25-28. at Grantchester Village Hall, High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF
2017/08/27- Fenland Country Fair
Aug 27-28. At Stow Cum Quy.
2017/09/03 - Soap Box Derby   [Local]
Sep 3. In Duxford.
2017/09/09 - Dragon Boat Festival   [Local]
Sep 9. On River Cam at Fen Ditton.
2017/09/09 - Haddenham Steam Rally
Sep 9-10. On the A1421, north of Haddenham, near Ely.
2017/09/10 - Bridge the Gap Charity Walk   [Local]
Sep 10. Starting from Jesus Green, Cambridge.
2017/09/16 - Cambridge Food Garden & Produce   [Local]
Sep 16-17. On Parkers Piece.
2017/09/16 - Cherry Hinton Festival Day   [Local]
Sep 16. On the Recreation Ground, High Street, Cherry Hinton.
2017/09/17 - Chariots Of Fire   [Local]
Sep 17. Charity race through the streets and colleges of Cambridge.
2017/09/24 - Autumn Festival   [Local]
Sep 24. At Milton Country Park.
2017/09/30 - Soham Pumpkin Fair
Sep 30. At Recreation Ground, Soham.
2017/10/07 - Prickwillow Ploughing Festival.
Oct 7-8. At Prickwillow's Drainage Engine Museum.
2017/10/08 - World Conker Championships
Oct 8. At Southwick, near Oundle, Peterborough PE8 5BL
2017/10/22 - Apple Day   [Local]
Oct 22. At the Botanic Garden.
2017/11/04 - Cambridge Fireworks Display   [Local]
Nov 4, 7:30pm. On Midsummer Common.
2017/11/10 - Cambridge Art Fair   [Local]
Nov 10-12. In the Guildhall.
2017/11/17 - Foxton Art Exhibition
Nov 17-19. In Foxton Village Hall.
2017/12/02 - Mill Road Winter Fair   [Local]
Dec 2. Throughout Mill Road.
2017/12/24 - Nine Lessons and Carols at Kings Chapel   [Local]
Christmas Eve. Be prepared to queue!

Exhibitions, festivals, theatre runs
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2017/05/02 - No Man's Land - exhibition by Ian Rawlinson   [Local]
May 2 - Jun 3. At the Edge Cafe, Mill Road, CB1 3DF
2017/06/04 - Jazz and Brass in the Parks   [Local]
Jun 4, Jul 16 at Cherry Hinton Hall. Jun 11, Sep 17 on Jesus Green. Aug 27 on Nightingale Av Rec.
2017/06/10 - Isle of Ely Arts Festival   [New]   [Local]
Jun 10 - Jul 15. Various locations in Ely.
2017/06/17 - The Cambridge Roar - Festival of Charity Events   [Local]
Jun-Sep. Various locations.
2017/07/01 - Open Studios   [Local]
Weekends in July. Cambridge artists open their studios.
2017/07/05 - The Sounds Green Programme   [New]   [Local]
July 5- 26, Wednesday evenings. Music in the Botanic Garden.
2017/07/14 - Cambridge Summer Music Festival   [Local]
July 14-29. At various locations.
2017/08/03 - Cambridge Rock Festival   [Local]
Aug 3-6. At Haggis Farm Polo Club, Barton, CB23 7PZ.
2017/09/09 - Cherry Hinton Festival   [Local]
Sep 9-16. Various locations.
2017/10/16 - Festival of Ideas   [Local]
Oct 16-29. At various locations. Organised by the University of Cambridge.
2017/11/11 - Anglian Potters Winter Exhibition   [Local]
Nov 11 - Dec 10. All Saints Church in Jesus Lane.
2018/03/12 - Cambridge Science Festival   [Local]
March 12-25. At various locations round Cambridge.

Other events
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2017/07/15 - Summer Yoga Retreat (one-day)   [New]   [Local]
Jul 15. At Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, Hartington Grove, B1 7UB

Children's events
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2017/06/03 - Strawberry Fair   [Local]
June 3. One-day festival of music, entertainments, arts and crafts.
2017/06/09 - Cambridge Natural History Conversazione   [Local]
June 9-10. Natural History exhibits in Department of Zoology.
2017/06/21 - Midsummer Fair   [Local]
June 21-26. On Midsummer Common.
2017/07/07 - Big Weekend   [Local]
July 7-9. On Parker's Piece. Includes fireworks on Friday, market and stalls on Sunday, Asian Mela on Sunday and music throughout.
2017/07/22 - Summer at the Museums   [Local]
July 22 - Sep 3. At various museums.
2017/11/04 - Cambridge Fireworks Display   [Local]
Nov 4, 7:30pm. On Midsummer Common.
2018/03/12 - Cambridge Science Festival   [Local]
March 12-25. At various locations round Cambridge.
Cambridge Science Centre   [Local]
At the moment, this is closed but plans to reopen some time.
Duxford Airfield
Imperial War Museum. Major collection of aircraft.
Family Guide to Cambridge   [Local]
Events, listings, ideas for days out, rainy days and other family friendly things to do in Cambridge.
Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey
Farming through the ages, and Norman Abbey. Near Cambridge.
Fitzwilliam Museum   [Local]
Paintings, antiquities, ceramics and armour. Regular exhibitions.
Institute of Astronomy   [Local]
Public activities.
Kettles Yard   [Local]
Modern art gallery & house. Musical concerts, talks. Plus workshops for young people and adults. Closing June 2015 for about 2 years.
Places to Visit   [Local]
Museums and places to visit, indoors and outdoors, in Cambridge and Cambridgeshire.
Resources for Cambridge Parents   [Local]
Links to things to do for children in Cambridgeshire, including a diary of events.
Sedgwick Museum   [Local]
Fossil animals and plants. Plus a minerals display.
The Museum of Cambridge (formerly the Folk Museum)   [Local]
Explore the life and times of Cambridge people. On Castle Hill.
Wicken Fen
A remnant of the once massive Cambridgeshire Fens, with its wildlife.
Wimpole Hall and Farm
Hall, park, farm and gardens.
x2017/07/?? - SummerDaze for children   [Local]
July-Aug. Various locations.
x2017/08/?? - Petersfield Party on the Piece   [Local]
Aug. On St Matthews's Piece, Sturton Street.
Zoology Museum   [Local]
Skeletons of animals and birds from all over the world. Closed until 2017 for refurbishment.

Main entertainment venues
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ADC Theatre   [Local]
Main theatre space for the University of Cambridge. In Park Street, near the Round Church.
Arts Picture House   [Local]
Three screen cinema showing new and classic films. In St Andrews Street.
Arts Theatre   [Local]
Drama, dance, music, comedy and pantomine. Near the Guildhall and the marketplace.
Concert Hall in West Road   [Local]
Classical music. In West Road, off Queens Road.
Corn Exchange   [Local]
Entertainment venue. Behind the Guildhall.
Junction   [Local]
Live music, children's activities, workshops, comedy, theatre/dance. Off Hills Road near railway bridge.
Mumford Theatre   [Local]
Theatre in Anglia Ruskin University. Plays and other events. In Broad Street, off East Road.
The Light   [Local]
Multi-screen cinema. In Clifton Way, off Cherry Hinton Road, near Hills Road.
Vue Cinema (formerly Warner Village Cinema)   [Local]
Multi-screen cinema. On East Road.

Other events
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Ballare   [Local]
Nightclub, in Heidelburg Gardens, Lion Yard.
Botanic Garden events   [Local]
Events programme throughout the year including workshops.
Cambridge Libraries   [Local]
Events happening in local libraries.
Cambridge Past Present & Future   [Local]
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   [Local]
Events open to the public from the University of Cambridge.
Ely Cathedral Events
Music & concerts, lectures, education, tours, etc.
Environmental Events   [Local]
Various locations and organisations - publicised by Cambridge City Council.
Events for Senior Citizens   [Local]
Various events, including Tea Dances. In the Guildhall, Market Square, and elsewhere.
Kettles Yard   [Local]
Modern art gallery & house. Musical concerts, talks. Plus workshops for young people and adults. Closing June 2015 for about 2 years.
Local Wildlife Trust Events   [Local]
Guided walks, events, volunteering opportunities. Various locations.
Michaelhouse Events   [Local]
Events happening at the Michaelhouse Cafe.
Milton Country Park Events   [Local]
Outdoor events and activities at Milton Country Park.
Music Venues in Cambridge   [Local]
Including pubs.
New Hall Art Collection   [Local]
Featuring contemporary women artists. Many works can be viewed online.
River Cam events   [Local]
Diary of events on the website of Conservators of the River Cam.
Ruskin Gallery   [Local]
At the Cambridge School of Art, East Road campus of Anglia Ruskin University.
Skeptics in the Pub   [Local]
Have a relaxed and enjoyable evening while listening to talks given in a friendly manner on a wide range of topics.
Sunday Night Lives at La Raza   [Local]
Music and poetry. In La Raza, Rose Crescent.
The Q Club   [Local]
Night club on Station Road.
University of Cambridge Library   [Local]
Exhibitions at the library.
Visit Gardens   [Local]
Private gardens open to the public.

Event listings
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Cambridge Kulcha Listing   [Local]
A listing of early-ish music in Cambridge with a few other selected items of note.
Cambridge Live   [Local]
Organisation which runs the events that the city council used to run.
Cambridge News   [Local]
Events search.
Cambridge University Events   [Local]
Events, exhibitions, concerts, lectures, in different locations.
Cambridge What to do   [Local]
From Local Secrets.
Events in Cambridgeshire
From Cambridgeshire.net, run by Cambridgeshire County Council.
What's On in Cambridge   [Local]
Events in Cambridge and Cambridgeshire. Run by Cambridge Visitor Information Centre.

Art, drama, music, museums
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Art in Cambridge   [Local]
Artists work, galleries, prints, etc.
Cinema   [Local]
What's on at local cinemas.
Dance   [Local]
Clases, workshops and performances.
Drama   [Local]
Local drama groups, including those from Cambridge University.
Museums   [Local]
Museums and places to go in Cambridgeshire and East Anglia.
Music   [Local]
Musical groups, dancing and singers of all kinds.

Cambridgeshire & East Anglia
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ADeC events
Arts Development in East Cambridgeshire provides active support to art groups and projects.
Ely Cathedral Events
Music & concerts, lectures, education, tours, etc.
Ely Cinema
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.
Saffron Screen
Not-for-profit independent community cinema in Saffron Walden.
St Ives Burgess Hall
Events at the Burgess Hall.
What's On in Peterborough
Museums, theatre, etc.

Annual - dates unknown yet
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x2017/06/?? - Mill Road Food Feast   [Local]
June. On Mill Road.
x2017/06/?? - Sculpture in the Close   [Local]
June-Sep. In the grounds of Jesus College.
x2017/06/?? - Singing on the River   [Local]
June. On Kings Backs.
x2017/07/?? - Cambridge Shakespeare Festival   [Local]
July - Aug. Various college gardens.
x2017/07/?? - Mill Road Midsummer Market   [Local]
July. Along Mill Road.
x2017/07/?? - SummerDaze for children   [Local]
July-Aug. Various locations.
x2017/08/?? - Petersfield Party on the Piece   [Local]
Aug. On St Matthews's Piece, Sturton Street.
x2017/08/?? - Roston Kite Festival
Aug. On Therfield Heath, Royston.
x2017/09/?? - Open Cambridge   [Local]
Sep. Interesting places open for the day or weekend. Various locations.
x2017/09/?? - Re-enactment of Stourbridge Fair   [Local]
Sep. At the Leper Chapel on Newmarket Road.
x2017/09/?? - River Festival   [Local]
Sep. Jesus Lock, River Cam.
x2017/10/?? - Cambridge Film Festival   [Local]
Oct. Film Festival held at the Arts Picture House.
x2017/10/?? - Cambridge Pumpkin Festival   [Local]
Oct. Various locations.
x2017/10/?? - Cambridge Town and Gown 10K Run for Muscular Dystrophy   [Local]
Oct. Starting and finishing on Midsummer Common.
x2017/10/?? - Ely Potato Race   [Local]
Oct. From Ely Market Place.
x2017/10/?? - Independents' Week   [Local]
Oct. Various locations.
x2017/11/?? - Cambridge Jazz Festival   [Local]
Nov. Various locations.
x2017/11/?? - Cambridge Literary Festival - Winter   [Local]
Nov. Various locations.
x2017/11/?? - Cambridge Music Festival   [Local]
Nov. Various locations.
x2017/11/?? - The Big Switch On (of Xmas lights)   [Local]
Nov. Various locations.
x2018/01/?? - Camra Winter Ale Festival   [Local]
Jan. At University Social Club.
x2018/02/?? - Cambridge History Festival   [Local]
Feb. At various locations.
x2018/02/?? - Bookfair, with second hand and antiquarian booksellers and map dealers   [Local]
Feb. At the Guildhall.
x2018/02/?? - e-Luminate Cambridge Festival   [Local]
Feb. Various locations.
x2018/02/?? - Snowdrop Run featuring MGs   [Local]
Feb. Starting at Over.
x2018/02/?? - Twilight at the Museums   [Local]
Feb. Various museums.
x2018/02/??- Cambridge Glass Fair
Feb. At Knebworth House, Stevenage SG1 2AX.
x2018/03/?? - Cambridge Half Marathon   [Local]
Mar. Around Cambridge.
x2018/03/?? - Job Fair   [Local]
Mar. At the Guildhall.
x2018/03/?? - Thriplow Daffodil Weekend
Mar. Thriplow is 8 miles south of Cambridge.
x2018/04/?? - Cambridge Drawing Society Exhbition   [Local]
Apr. At the Pitt Building.
x2018/04/?? - Cambridge Literary Festival   [Local]
April. Workshops, seminars, panel events and readings. At different locations.
x2018/04/?? - Eel Festival   [Local]
Apr. At Ely.
x2018/05/?? - Cycle Ride from Cambridge to Reach Fair   [Local]
May. Start at any point on the route.
x2018/05/?? - Pint of Science   [Local]
May. Various locations.
x2019/08/?? - Saffron Walden Maze Festival
Aug. In various locations in Saffron Walden.


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