In this section:
Events by date
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.
2019/11/13 - Camra Winter Beer Festival
Nov 13-16. At University Social Club.
2019/11/30 - Cambridge Literary Festival - Winter
Nov 30 - Dec 1. Various locations.
2019/12/07 - Mill Road Winter Fair
Dec 7. Throughout Mill Road.
2019/12/24 - Nine Lessons and Carols at Kings Chapel
Christmas Eve. Be prepared to queue!
2020/02/15 - Bookfair, with second hand and antiquarian booksellers and map dealers
Feb 15-16. At the Guildhall.
2020/03/08 - Cambridge Half Marathon
Mar 8. Around Cambridge.
2019/03/28 - Thriplow Daffodil Weekend
Mar 28-29. Thriplow is 8 miles south of Cambridge.
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.
2020/06/06 - Strawberry Fair
June 6. On Midsummer Common.
2020/06/08 - Cambridge Town & Country Fair
June 8-9. On Parkers Piece.
2020/07/11? - World Pea Shooting Championship
July 11. On the Recreation Field, Witcham.
2020/08/02 - Roston Kite Festival
Aug 2. On Therfield Heath, Royston.
Exhibitions, festivals, theatre runs
2019/10/24 - Cambridge Film Festival
Oct 17-24. Film Festival held at the Arts Picture House.
2019/10/27 - Festival of Ideas
Oct 14-27. At various locations. Organised by the University of Cambridge.
2019/11/14 - Cambridge Music Festival
Nov 6-14. Various locations.
2019/11/13 - Cambridge Jazz Festival
Nov 13-24. Various locations.
2019/12/08 - Anglian Potters Winter Exhibition
Nov 9 - Dec 8. All Saints Church in Jesus Lane.
2020/01/05 - The North Pole ink rink
Nov 16 - Jan 5. On Parker's Piece.
2020/03/22 - Cambridge Science Festival
March 9-22. At various locations round Cambridge.
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.
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.
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.
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
2019/09/?? - Sculpture in the Close
June - Sep. In the grounds of Jesus College.
2019/11/?? - The Big Switch On (of Xmas lights)
Nov. Various locations.
2020/??/?? - Cows about Cambridge
10 weeks on 2020. Various locations.
2020/02/?? - John Hughes Arts Festival
Feb. At Jesus College.
2020/02/?? - Snowdrop Run featuring MGs
Feb. Starting at Melbourn.
2020/02/?? - Twilight at the Museums
Feb. Various museums.
2020/04/?? - Cambridge Literary Festival
April. Workshops, seminars, panel events and readings. At different locations.
2020/04/?? - Cambridge Natural History Conversazione
Apr. Natural History exhibits in Department of Zoology.
2020/04/?? - Cambridge Drawing Society Exhibition
Apr. At the Pitt Building, Cambridge.
2020/05/?? - Camra Beer Festival
May. Held on Jesus Green.
2020/05/?? - Eat Cambridge
May. In various locations.
2020/06/?? - Cambridgeshire County Show
June. At Wimpole Home Farm.
2020/06/?? - Arbury Carnival
June. On the open space next to Arbury Community Centre.
2020/06/?? - Cambridge Pride
June. On Jesus Green.
2020/06/?? - Cambridge Naked Bike Ride
June. Round Cambridge.
2020/06/?? - Wimpole History Festival
June. At Wimpole Hall.
2019/06/?? - Singing on the River
June. On Kings Backs.
2019/06/?? - Light Cambridge Festival
June. On Parkers Piece.
2020/06/?? - Midsummer Fair
June. On Midsummer Common.
2020/06/?? - Foodies Festival
Jun. On Parkers Piece. Pay for tickets.
2020/06/?? - Chesterton Festival
June. On Pye Recreation Ground, Chesterton.
2020/07/?? - London to Cambridge Bike Ride
July. Finishing at Midsummer Common.
2020/07/?? - Big Weekend
July. On Parker's Piece. Includes fireworks on Friday, events on Saturday, Asian Mela on Sunday and music throughout.
2020/07/?? - Eco Living Festival
July. In Lion Yard.
2020/07/?? - FXP festival (Future Experience Points )
July. At Cambridge Regional College.
2020/07/?? - Race for Life
July. On Parker's Piece.
2020/07/?? - Ely Aquafest
July. In Ely.
2020/07/?? - Shelford Feast
July. In Great Shelford.
2020/07/?? - Cambridge Concert Orchestra Family Concert (in aid of Wintercomfort)
July. The Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge CB3 0DG.
2020/07/?? - Cambridgeshire Steam Rally
July. At Quy Country Park, Stow-Cum-Quy CB25 9AF
2020/07/?? - Isle of Ely Arts Festival
Jun-Jul. Various locations in Ely.
2020/07/?? - Cambridge Rock Festival
Jul. At Haggis Farm Polo Club, Barton
2020/07/?? - Sounds Green open air music
Every Wednesday in July. In Botanic Gardens.
2020/08/?? - Cambridge Folk Festival
Aug. At Cherry Hinton Hall.
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/?? - Dragon Boat Race
Sep. On River Cam, Ditton Meadows, Fen Ditton.
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/?? - Cambridge Food Garden & Produce
Sep. On Parkers Piece.
2020/09/?? - Chariots Of Fire
Sep. Charity race through the streets and colleges of Cambridge.
2020/09/?? - Autumn Festival
Sep2. At Milton Country Park.
2020/09/?? - Cambridge Art Fair
Sep9. At the Quy Mill Hotel.
2020/09/?? - Soham Pumpkin Fair
Sep 28. 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.