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Special events by date
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2016/05/23 - Camra Beer Festival   [Local]
May 23 - 28. Held on Jesus Green.
2016/05/23 - Pint of Science   [New]   [Local]
May 23-25. Various pubs.
2016/06/04 - Cambridge Buskers & Street Performers Festival   [Local]
June 4. At Strawberry Fair, Midsummer Common.
2016/06/04 - Strawberry Fair   [Local]
June 4. One-day festival of music, entertainments, arts and crafts.
2016/06/04 - Thirstyfest   [Local]
June 4. At the Bodyworks dance studio, Glisson Road.
2016/06/05 - Cambridgeshire County Show
June 5. At Wimpole Home Farm.
2016/06/05 - Dragon Boat Festival   [New]   [Local]
June 5. By Jesus Green.
2016/06/05 - Mill Road Feast   [Local]
June 5. In Gwydir Street carpark, Mill Road.
2016/06/10 - Cambridge Natural History Conversazione   [Local]
June 10-11. Natural History exhibits in Department of Zoology.
2016/06/11 - Arbury Carnival   [Local]
June 11. On the open space next to Arbury Community Centre.
2016/06/11 - Cambridge Town & Country Show   [Local]
June 11-12. On Parker's Piece.
2016/06/18 - Chesterton Festival   [Local]
June 18-26. On Pye Recreation Ground, Chesteron.
2016/06/18 - Steampunk   [Local]
June 18. At Cambridge Museum of Technology.
2016/06/22 - Midsummer Fair   [Local]
June 22-27. On Midsummer Common. No funfair this year but may be stalls.
2016/06/26 - Singing on the River   [Local]
June 26. On Kings Backs.
2016/07/02 - Mill Road Midsummer Market   [Local]
July 2. Along Mill Road.
2016/07/03 - London to Cambridge Bike Ride   [Local]
July 3. Finishing at Midsummer Common.
2016/07/04 - Shelford Feast   [Local]
July 4-10. On Great Shelford Recreation Ground off Woollards Lane.
2016/07/08 - Big Weekend   [Local]
July 8-10. On Parker's Piece. Includes fireworks on Friday, market and stalls on Sunday, Asian Mela on Sunday and music throughout.
2016/07/09 - World Pea Shooting Championship
July 9. At Witcham.
2016/07/17 - Parklife 2016   [Local]
July 17. At Milton Country Park.
2016/07/17 - Race for Life   [Local]
July 17. On Parker's Piece.
2016/07/22 - Summer at the Museums   [Local]
July 22 - Aug 31. At various museums.
2016/07/28 - Cambridge Folk Festival   [Local]
July 28-31. At Cherry Hinton Hall.
2016/08/07 - Petersfield Party on the Piece   [Local]
Aug 7. On St Matthews's Piece, Sturton Street.
2016/08/07 - Roston Kite Festival
Aug 7. On Therfield Heath, Royston.
2016/08/20 - Saffron Walden Maze Festival
Aug 20-21. In various locations in Saffron Walden.
2016/08/27- Fenland Country Fair
Aug 27-29. At Stow Cum Quy.
2016/09/03 - Re-enactment of Stourbridge Fair   [Local]
Sep 3. At the Leper Chapel on Newmarket Road.
2016/09/09 - Open Cambridge   [Local]
Sep 9-11. Interesting places open for the day or weekend. Various locations.
2016/09/10 - Dragon Boat Festival   [Local]
Sep 10. On River Cam at Fen Ditton.
2016/09/10 - Haddenham Steam Rally
Sep 10-11. On the A1421, north of Haddenham, near Ely.
2016/09/11 - Bridge the Gap Charity Walk   [Local]
Sep 11. Starting from Jesus Green, Cambridge.
2016/09/17 - Cambridge Food, Garden and Produce Festival   [Local]
Sep 17-18. On Parker's Piece.
2016/09/17 - Cherry Hinton Festival Day   [Local]
Sep 17. On the Recreation Ground, High Street, Cherry Hinton.
2016/09/18 - Chariots Of Fire   [Local]
Sep 18. Charity race through the streets and colleges of Cambridge.
2016/09/24 - Soham Pumpkin Fair
Sep 24. At Recreation Ground, Soham.
2016/10/01 - Prickwillow Ploughing Festival.
Oct 1-2. At Prickwillow's Drainage Engine Museum.
2016/10/09 - World Conker Championships
Oct 9. At Southwick, near Oundle, Peterborough PE8 5BL
2016/11/05 - Cambridge Fireworks Display   [Local]
Nov 5, 7:30pm. On Midsummer Common.
2016/11/27 - Cambridge Literary Festival - Winter   [Local]
Nov 27. Various locations.
2016/12/03 - Mill Road Winter Fair   [Local]
Dec 3. Throughout Mill Road.
2016/12/24 - Nine Lessons and Carols at Kings Chapel   [Local]
Christmas Eve. Be prepared to queue!

Exhibitions, festivals, theatre runs
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2016/06/12 - Jazz and Brass in the Parks   [Local]
Jun 12 - Sep 11. Cherry Hinton Hall Park and Jesus Green.
2016/06/22 - The Cambridge Roar - Festival of Charity Events   [Local]
Jun 22 - Jul 2. Various locations.
2016/07/01 - Open Studios   [Local]
Weekends in July. Cambridge artists open their studios.
2016/07/01 - Open-Air adaptation of The Wizard of Oz   [New]
July 1 at Willington dovecot & stables. July 2 at Houghton Mill. Aug 25 at MIlton County Park.
2016/07/04 - Cambridge Summer Music Festival   [Local]
July 4-30. At various locations.
2016/07/11 - Cambridge Shakespeare Festival   [Local]
July 11 - Aug 27. Various college gardens.
2016/07/21 - Secret Garden Party
July 21-24. At Abbots Ripton.
2016/09/02 - Lodestar Festival
Sep 2-4. Between Lode and Waterbeach.
2016/09/10 - Cherry Hinton Festival   [Local]
Sep 10-17. Various locations.
2016/10/01 - The Big Draw   [Local]
Oct. Various locations.
2016/10/17 - Festival of Ideas   [Local]
Oct 17-30. At various locations. Organised by the University of Cambridge.
2016/10/20 - Cambridge Film Festival   [Local]
Oct 20-27. Film Festival held at the Arts Picture House.
2016/10/28 - Cambridge Clasical Concert Series   [Local]
Oct 28 - June 27 2017. At the Corn Exchange.
2016/11/12 - Anglian Potters Winter Exhibition   [Local]
Nov 12 - Dec 11. All Saints Church in Jesus Lane.
2017/03/13 - Cambridge Science Festival   [Local]
March 13-26. At various locations round Cambridge.

Workshops and classes
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2016/05/14 - Spring Yoga Retreat   [Local]
May 14. At the Friends Meeting House, Hartington Grove, Cambridge CB1 7UB

Children's events
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2016/06/04 - Strawberry Fair   [Local]
June 4. One-day festival of music, entertainments, arts and crafts.
2016/06/10 - Cambridge Natural History Conversazione   [Local]
June 10-11. Natural History exhibits in Department of Zoology.
2016/06/11 - Cambridge Town & Country Show   [Local]
June 11-12. On Parker's Piece.
2016/06/22 - Midsummer Fair   [Local]
June 22-27. On Midsummer Common. No funfair this year but may be stalls.
2016/07/08 - Big Weekend   [Local]
July 8-10. On Parker's Piece. Includes fireworks on Friday, market and stalls on Sunday, Asian Mela on Sunday and music throughout.
2016/07/22 - Summer at the Museums   [Local]
July 22 - Aug 31. At various museums.
2016/08/07 - Petersfield Party on the Piece   [Local]
Aug 7. On St Matthews's Piece, Sturton Street.
2016/09/17 - Cambridge Food, Garden and Produce Festival   [Local]
Sep 17-18. On Parker's Piece.
2016/11/05 - Cambridge Fireworks Display   [Local]
Nov 5, 7:30pm. On Midsummer Common.
2017/03/13 - Cambridge Science Festival   [Local]
March 13-26. At various locations round Cambridge.
Cambridge Science Centre   [Local]
Gives families and adults the chance to see, hear and play with science.
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.
x2016/07/?? - SummerDaze for children   [Local]
July-Aug. Various locations.
x2016/11/?? - The North Pole - ice rink   [Local]
Nov-Jan. On Parker's Piece.
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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Acoustic Routes   [Local]
Non-mainstream music: roots, folk, blues. At CB2, Norfolk St.
Ballare   [Local]
Nightclub, in Heidelburg Gardens, Lion Yard.
Bharat Bhavan events   [Local]
Mill Road by the railway bridge.
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.
The Q Club   [Local]
Night club on Station Road.
University of Cambridge Library   [Local]
Exhibitions at the library.
Visit Cambridgeshire Gardens   [Local]
Gardens open this week.

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.
City Events   [Local]
Summer events organised by the city council.
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.
Arts in Cambs on Tour [act]
Professional performances in local villages and towns.
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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2016/11/12 - Anglian Potters Winter Exhibition   [Local]
Nov 12 - Dec 11. All Saints Church in Jesus Lane.
x2016/07/?? - SummerDaze for children   [Local]
July-Aug. Various locations.
x2016/10/?? - Cambridge Town and Gown 10K Run for Muscular Dystrophy   [Local]
Oct. Starting and finishing on Midsummer Common.
x2016/11/?? - Foxton Art Exhibition
Nov. In Foxton Village Hall.
x2016/11/?? - The Big Switch On   [Local]
Nov. Christmas lights switch on in various locations.
x2016/11/?? - The North Pole - ice rink   [Local]
Nov-Jan. On Parker's Piece.
x2016/12/?? - Cambridge Santa Run   [Local]
Dec. Starting at Grafton Centre.
x2016/??/?? - The Pink Festival   [Local]
Details unknown yet.
x2017/01/?? - Camra Winter Ale Festival   [Local]
Jan. At University Social Club.
x2017/02/?? - Cambridge History Festival   [Local]
Feb-Mar. At various locations.
x2017/02/?? - Bookfair, with second hand and antiquarian booksellers and map dealers   [Local]
Feb. At the Guildhall.
x2017/02/?? - Cambridge Half Marathon   [Local]
Feb. Around Cambridge.
x2017/02/?? - e-Luminate Cambridge Festival   [Local]
Feb. Various locations.
x2017/02/?? - Snowdrop Run featuring MGs   [Local]
Feb. Starting at Over.
x2017/02/?? - Twilight at the Museums   [New]   [Local]
Feb? Various museums.
x2017/02/??- Cambridge Glass Fair
Feb. At Knebworth House, Stevenage SG1 2AX.
x2017/03/ - Job Fair   [Local]
Mar. At the Guildhall.
x2017/04/?? - Cambridge Drawing Society Exhbition   [Local]
Apr. At the Pitt Building, Trumpington Street, CB2 1RP.
x2017/04/?? - Cambridge Literary Festival   [Local]
April. Workshops, seminars, panel events and readings. At different locations.
x2017/04/?? - Eel Festival   [Local]
Apr/May. At Ely.
x2017/04/?? - Thriplow Daffodil Weekend
Apr. Thriplow is 8 miles south of Cambridge.
x2017/05/?? - Cycle Ride from Cambridge to Reach Fair   [Local]
May. Start at any point on the route.
x2017/05/?? - Museums at Night   [Local]
May. Various museums.
x2017/06/?? - Sculpture in the Close   [Local]
June-Sep. In the grounds of Jesus College.


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