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The Big Weekend

Thursday July 4 - Sunday July 7

One of the city’s best-loved free outdoor events, organised by Cambridge City Council, The Big Weekend welcomes thousands of people of all ages across the three days.

The city centre’s historic open space is transformed with an array of attractions and a stream of top artists descend on Cambridge to play alongside local talent throughout the weekend.

French market, children’s entertainment area, sports zone, dance marquee. Food stalls and bar.

Entertainment all weekend. Acts begin around 6.00 pm.

Friday – Craig Charles (The legendary actor, host and broadcaster Craig Charles is one of UK’s most beloved Funk and Soul DJs.), Dr and The Medics (In 1986, Dr and the Medics had a multi-million selling No. 1 hit in 24 countries with “Spirit in the Sky”.) Kid Creole & The Coconuts. Kid Creole and the Coconuts is celebrating its 38th Anniversary this year.

Fireworks display on Friday night at 10.00 pm.

Saturday – Will Pears-Cooper Trio/ Cambridge Rock Choir/ Cambridge Band Competition Winners, Big 10, NMG Winners, Deep City/ DJ SonnyJi/ Legend and House Gospel Choir.

Sunday – Sanskruti School of Dance/ Natyajali Dance School and many other Asian groups.

For more details go to https://www.cambridgelive.org.uk/city-events/events/big-weekend


Thursday July 4
Sunday July 7


Parkers Piece
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1AA United Kingdom

What’s Ons are broadcast across the day at 7.30, 10.30, 1.30 and 4.30, and at weekends.

To get your event included email: Karen Stringer