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October 2016

Cambridge Film Festival

Thursday October 20, 2016 at 9:00 am - Thursday October 27, 2016 at 8:00 am
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire + Google Map
£30.00

A celebration of film – past present and future. So, it’s a chance to relive and enjoy past glories, but also to see what’s happening in film right now, and reveal new talents who will shape the future of cinema. Various venues in Cambridge including Arts Picturehouse, The Heong Gallery, Emmanuel College, The Guildhall and the Divinity School. Tickets - In person at any till at the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse or By telephone on 0871 902 5720 (9.30am - 8.30pm.)…

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November 2016

Cambridge Music Festival

Tuesday November 8, 2016 at 7:30 pm - Thursday November 24, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire + Google Map
£14.00 – £40.00

Cambridge Music Festival aims to bring something new and to enrich city life with a wide range of music and the world's best musicians . Performers will include Steve Reich,  Murray Perahia and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Britten Sinfonia, Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violinist), Philip Higham (cellist) and free events of new music and electronica with Matthew Barley and Piano Circus. For details of the performers and ticket prices go to http://www.cambridgemusicfestival.co.uk/events-tickets/  

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Christmas in the Heart of Cambridge

Saturday November 19, 2016 at 9:00 am - Sunday November 20, 2016 at 9:00 am
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire + Google Map

Sixty independent businesses in the historic heart of Cambridge are inviting children and families to kick off Christmas in festive style. Over the weekend of 19 and 20 November, real reindeer, Santa Claus, jugglers, choirs and live music will fill the streets with free, seasonal activities to entertain children and families in the spirit of Christmas, in Sussex Street, King Street, Sidney Street, ST John’s Street, Bridge Street, Jesus Lane and the Quayside. The very heart of Cambridge. Music and…

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February 2017

Twilight at the Museums

Wednesday February 15, 2017 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Free

Twilight at the Museums is a free after-hours event for families where museums and collections across the city open their doors for a variety of torch-lit and illuminated adventures. With free, drop-in activities and themed trails across 13 locations, there is plenty for families to enjoy. Pack a torch and enjoy some Adventures with Art at the Fitzwilliam Museum, some Curious Collectors at the University Library and even Gruesome Gargoyles at All Saints Church. See a complete list of the…

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March 2017

Cambridge Science Festival

Monday March 13, 2017 at 10:00 am - Sunday March 26, 2017 at 9:00 am
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Free

Cambridge Science Festival 2017 runs from the 13th to the 26th March.  There will be many fascinating talks and presentations including Cambridge Graduate Orchestra (British Sea Scapes), a talk on which infectious diseases are really going to kill you, Astronomy through the ages, the festival Ceilidh, and Darwin's evolutionary tales. For full details of the full programme go to http://www.sciencefestival.cam.ac.uk/events

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May 2017

Cambridge Pint of Science Festival

Monday May 15, 2017 at 11:00 am - Wednesday May 17, 2017 at 11:00 am
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£4.00

More than sixty researchers will appear in the city’s watering holes, as the world's largest festival of public science talks arrives in Cambridge. Cambridge will join over 100 cities around the world who will be taking part in a global festival from the 15 to 17 May. The international, three day Pint of Science festival will see hundreds of events taking place simultaneously with scientists standing up and talking about their research in 25 cities located in the UK and…

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June 2017

CirculART Trail

Thursday June 8, 2017 at 8:00 am - Sunday June 25, 2017 at 4:00 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

The CirculART Trail showcases the work of over 20 local artists and makers who will be displaying their pieces made from re-purposed materials in the windows of Cambridge’s finest charity shops. For three weeks from June 8th onwards. You can pick up a CirculART Trail Map from participating shops or use the online version to follow the trail and enjoy the many beautiful things which can be made by recycling, re-purposing and reclaiming. For info go to http://circularcambridge.org/circulart/ CirculART aims…

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Chesterton Festival

Friday June 16, 2017 at 8:00 pm - Saturday June 24, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Chesterton Festival will include many and varied events among which will be a showing of the film Meet Me in St. Louis on Friday the 16th, flower festival, concerts and church yard tours, a community fun day on the 17th, a fitness fund raiser for mental health, poetry readings, a youth night and displays of crafts. For the whole schedule go to https://chestertonfestival.wordpress.com/schedule/

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Fusion Theatre Festival

Saturday June 24, 2017 at 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£6.00 – £15.00

Fusion Theatre Festival was created by a small group of young passionate artists and producers who came together to put young people at the forefront of the Arts in Cambridge. Fusion Theatre Festival returns for it’s third year to announce an electrifying new line up. For 12 jam-packed hours, over 2 venues, Fusion Theatre Festival will entertain Cambridge with performances from Secondary Schools and Sixth Form Colleges, emerging artists and award winning professional shows. Tickets - £6.00, £10.00, For full…

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Wisbech Rose Fair

Wednesday June 28, 2017 at 8:00 am - Saturday July 1, 2017 at 8:00 am
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Come to the Capital of the Fens and to one of the finest flower festivals in England. Rose Fair is so much more than just a flower festival. Set in the unique Fenland landscape, the market town of Wisbech with its elegant Georgian architecture won 'Anglia in Bloom' Gold Awards each year between 2008 - 2014 and again in 2016 and was judged best large town / small city in the Anglia region each year in 2011 to 2014. During…

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July 2017

Cambridge Open Studios

Saturday July 1, 2017 at 10:00 am - Sunday July 23, 2017 at 10:00 am
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Cambridge Open Studios is a month-long summer art event, which features an exciting range of exhibitions by 350 artists at 221 locations in the city and surrounding areas. Artists of many different kinds will open their doors to the public over the first four weekends in July. Among the huge range of specialisms will be: fine art, photography, pottery, glass making, sculpture, illustration, textiles, jewellery and furniture making, and more besides. The weekends are: July 1/2, 8/9, 15/16 and 22/23.…

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Cambridge Shakespeare Festival

Monday July 10, 2017 at 6:30 pm - Saturday August 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£12.00 – £16.00

The Festival has become a significant cultural event in the region and can expect to attract upwards of 25,000 visitors for the productions which run during the eight weeks of the Festival. Also, because the city attracts so many tourists at this time of year, the Festival has acquired a national and international dimension, with many visitors returning to Cambridge again and again. An evening at the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival is a unique experience. Prior to the performance, members of…

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August 2017

Ballet Summer School for Teens and Adults

Tuesday August 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm - Thursday August 31, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£8.00

Keep up your ballet over the summer.  Karen Stringer, who is Fellow of the National Association of Teachers of Dancing (NATD) and is a specialist in teaching classical ballet to adults will be running summer classes for the whole month of August. All teen and adult improvers are welcome to attend. Classes will be on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6.00 pm to 7.00 pm at the Salvation Army Community Centre at 104 Mill Road and on Saturdays at 10.00…

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September 2017

Black History Month

Tuesday September 26, 2017 - Saturday October 28, 2017
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

First celebrated in the UK in 1987, Black History Month (BHM) is held each year in October, with a programme that promotes the history and contributions that African, Caribbean, Asian and other BAME communities have made to Cambridge and the UK. This year’s programme is the most varied, with the greatest number of partners, ever seen in Cambridge. There is drama and story telling, music and film, lectures and social events, history and current affairs. There are events for young…

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Kerouac’s Ghosts: an Evening with Gerald Nicosia

Wednesday September 27, 2017 at 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Two events and two venues across one evening beginning with a lecture by Gerald Nicosia on Jack Kerouac - The Old Hobo Saint of Carmel Trails. This will take place at the Faculty of English, 9 West Road. Then at 8.00 pm  Gerald Nicosia will perform, The Ghost of Kerouac at the Unitarian Hall at 5 Emmanuel Road. With support from Riprap Quartet, Malcolm Guite, Evie Salmon & James Riley. All welcome. Donations accepted. For info go to https://www.cambridgeunitarian.org/about/directions

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October 2017

Cambridge Film Festival

Wednesday October 18, 2017 - Thursday October 26, 2017
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

It’s a celebration of film – past present and future. So, it’s a chance to relive and enjoy past glories, but also to see what’s happening in film right now, and reveal new talents who will shape the future of cinema. A good example of that is a chap who had his student short selected for the programme here back in 1996, named Christopher Nolan. Apparently he’s done quite well since! Of course it’s also a chance to see films…

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Cambridge Pumpkin Festival

Thursday October 19, 2017 - Saturday October 28, 2017
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

The Cambridge Pumpkin Festival is a celebration of food and autumn, which creatively encourages us to think about the food we throw away. The festival returns for the third time from 20th-28th October 2017 (Autumn half-term), with events ranging from cookery workshops and fine dining, to a pop-up farmers’ market and kids’ disco soup, a pumpkin cake decorating session, pumpkin carving and dinner in the dark. To see the programme of events go to https://cambridgepumpkinfestival.org.uk/events/

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November 2017

The Cambridge Jazz Festival

Saturday November 11, 2017 - Sunday November 26, 2017
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£5.00 – £25.00

The 2017 International Jazz Festival with over 50 acts, with headliners Evelyn Glennie, Zoe Rahman, Andy Sheppard and Roy Ayers. Many workshops,  including a vocal jazz choir workshop. learn to dance with Cambridge Lindy Hoppers, Design a Record Sleeve, Robin Nolan Guitar Workshop, a Big Band Workshop and many others. Various venues all around Cambridge and various start times and prices.  Many events are free. For all the details go to https://www.cambridgejazzfestival.info/

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Cambridge Music Festival

Tuesday November 14, 2017 - Wednesday November 22, 2017
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£15.00 – £45.00

Cambridge Music Festival 2017 is now on sale and tickets are selling fast. The Festival offers nine days of unrivalled international quality and variety, with plenty of spectacle thrown in. Again this year, CMF features the world’s leading musicians as well as the not-so-famous: household names alongside artists you really should know. Heading up the 2017 Festival are superstar American violinist, Joshua Bell with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the Gabrieli Consort’s dazzling ‘Venetian Coronation’ project, and…

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Russian Film Festival

Tuesday November 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm - Sunday November 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£5.00 – £8.00

This is a unique opportunity to view recent productions by both up-and-coming and established film directors from Russia, get acquainted with young talent and acclaimed actors, meet the creative teams, and take part in open discussions. Most of the films will be shown for the first time outside Russia and make an excellent introduction to contemporary Russian cinematography for local viewers. All films will be shown in Russian with English subtitles. Presented artworks will explore common human themes of love,…

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Cambridge Literary Festival – Winter Session

Friday November 24, 2017 - Sunday November 26, 2017
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£8.00 – £15.00

Talks on a wide variety of themes by authors, including Nick Clegg, How to Stop Brexit, Claire Tomalin Biographer on her own life, playwright Michael Frayn on From Stage to Page, A.N. Wilson on Charles Darwin, Victorian Mythmaker and many more. For tickets rings the Box Office on 01223- 357851 or from the Box Office in Wheeler Street. To download the full programme go to http://www.cambridgeliteraryfestival.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/CLF_Winter_2017_web_2.pdf

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January 2018

Make a Poncho for Refugees

Friday January 5, 2018 at 10:00 am - Sunday January 7, 2018 at 10:00 am
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Cambridge Convoy Refugee Action Group is making more ponchos for refugees in France and if you can help with sewing or cutting for an hour, or all day, please come along. It would be good to get an idea of numbers, so if possible e-mail lara@camcrag.org.uk to confirm which day you are attending, whether you are sewing and/or cutting, and whether or not you can bring a sewing machine. Session 1 - Friday, 5 January from 10.00 am to 5.00…

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February 2018

Twilight at the Museums

Tuesday February 13, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Calling all families in Cambridge and beyond! Grab your torches and get going – adventure awaits you this February half-term in Cambridge’s museums. For this year’s Twilight at the Museums 14 local museums and collections are opening their doors after dark for an epic night of wonder and discovery. Twilight at the Museums is a free after-hours event for families where museums and collections across the city turn down the lights and open their doors for after-hours fun. With free,…

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City Roots Festival

Thursday February 22, 2018 - Tuesday March 6, 2018
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Price Varies

Back for a second year, Cambridge Folk Festival’s City Roots Festival begins on Thursday 22 February. Over two weeks the city will be alive with music from internationally acclaimed artists including headline acts including Sona Jobarteh, Tom Robinson and Ward Thomas. On March 1 there's a special evening featuring the music of Cambridge 105 Radio's NMG Awards including Cavetown, Matt Hammond, Luna Falls and Fred’s House. There are also sessions and events including a legendary artist Q&A with Wilko Johnson, a Family Day, and a celebration…

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April 2018

The Second Cambridge Brahms Festival

Tuesday April 17, 2018 - Sunday April 22, 2018
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Now in its second year, the Cambridge Brahms Festival (18th-22nd April 2018) offers five days of excellent music-making around the city, celebrating the life and work of Johannes Brahms and his friends through talks and concerts. This year's festival closes with an orchestral concert in Trinity Chapel, featuring Edward Reeve, Naomi Woo and the Cambridge Brahms Festival Orchestra. The theme is ʺBrahms and Variationsʺ: opening with Brahms' stirring arrangement of Bach's D minor chaconne, the concert includes the ʺHaydnʺ Variations,…

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May 2018

Pint of Science Festival

Sunday May 13, 2018 - Wednesday May 16, 2018
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Pint of Science is an annual  festival that takes place every May all over the UK and brings researchers to your local pub to present their scientific discoveries. In Cambridge this year's topics include Viruses versus Us, The Immune System (When Things Go Horribly Wrong) and art exhibitions. Taking place in various pubs all over Cambridge. For the whole programme go to https://pintofscience.co.uk/events/cambridge

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July 2018

Cambridge Summer Music

Wednesday July 4, 2018 - Saturday July 21, 2018
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

The annual Cambridge Summer Music Festival presents outstanding soloists, chamber ensembles and orchestras as well as supporting talented young artists at the beginning of their careers. It provides a platform for both living composers and more familiar repertoire, all performed in beautiful historic settings in and around our great city. Cambridge Summer Music exists to promote live classical music of the highest calibre in Cambridge and the surrounding villages. The 2018 Festival is directed by leading choral conductor David Hill. Browse the…

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Big Trouble Little Pictures: A Total Arts Film Festival 2018

Sunday July 8, 2018 at 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£6.00

A Junction event taking place in various Junction venues and in Cambridge Leisure Park This year, Total Arts team are developing their very first Film Festival, Big Trouble, Little Pictures. The festival will celebrate some of the best up and coming filmmakers of the future, featuring work by and for disabled young people and those who have particular barriers in their lives. Wednesday 11 July 4.30 - 5.30pm - Animation Workshop (with Bunny Schendler) - J3 6.00 pm - Big…

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Castle Hill Open Day

Saturday July 21, 2018 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Free

Castle Hill Open Day is a free event for all ages to explore one of the most vibrant places of Cambridge. Historians, local experts, artists, musicians and dancers will come together for a full day of events! On 21st of July there will be picnic areas, food trucks, art activities, performances, talks and tours. It's all free and open to everyone. Some highlights: The Nuclear Bunker behind Shire Hall will be open for people to explore. Allan Brigham, one of…

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August 2018

Cambridge Festival of Cycling

Friday August 31, 2018 - Wednesday October 3, 2018
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Join Camcycle, the Cambridge Cycling Campaign, to celebrate the joy of cycling, share your cycling experiences, learn new things and share in a vision for more, better and safer cycling in and around Cambridge for all ages and abilities. There are many events and most events are free and all are welcome; you don’t need to be a Camcycle member and you don’t need to be someone that already cycles. Events include Purabelle Books Bicycle Exhibit, Open Eddington Pedal Power,…

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September 2018

Cambridge LifeLab – Discovery Events

Thursday September 27, 2018 - Saturday September 29, 2018
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Come and share the fun, excitement and opportunity of life science happening across our region at Cambridge LifeLab, an extravaganza of discovery events happening in shopping centres, libraries, cafés, bars, cinemas and many other locations around Cambridge. Activities for all tastes and ages! Events include Adventure Arcade outside John Lewis, Science playground at the Grafton Centre, MovieLab, Science Lab and Library Lab and many more. For the whole programme go to www.camlifelab.co.uk

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October 2018

Cambridge Festival of Ideas

Sunday October 14, 2018 - Sunday October 28, 2018
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

This year’s Cambridge Festival of Ideas will host over 200 events, exhibitions and performances as it explores the theme of extremes, from political and social radicalism to life at high altitudes and the extreme high street. The Festival, now in its 11th year, runs from 15th to 28th October. Speakers include Baroness Valerie Amos, musician Evelyn Glennie, Rowan Williams, Professor David Runciman, best-selling author Tara Westover, film director Tim Slade, author James Bloodworth, psychologist Terri Apter, Professor David Reynolds, economist…

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The Cambridge Film Festival

Wednesday October 24, 2018 - Thursday November 1, 2018
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£6.00 – £12.00

The Cambridge Film Festival is presented annually by the Cambridge Film Trust, a registered charity with a mission to foster film culture and education for the benefit of the public, in Cambridge and the Eastern region but also throughout the UK. Many different genres of films including documentaries like three short films on the theme of Space, classics of World cinema like Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal , ET, oldies like Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and The Old Man and the…

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November 2018

The Cambridge International Jazz Festival

Tuesday November 13, 2018 - Tuesday November 27, 2018
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£5.00 – £30.00

Fourteen days of all kinds of jazz, including Early and Modern Jazz, Experimental, Blues and Funk, Gypsy Rock, Big Band, Electronic, Poetry and the Spoken Word. Some free workshops. There will also be speakers, jams and tributes and films. The Cambridge Jazz Festival are thrilled to announce the opening night with Liane Carroll & Ian Shaw + The London Gay Big Band. A wide variety of prices from £5.00 to £30.00. Tickets available on https://www.cambridgejazzfestival.info/box-office Venues will include The Junction,…

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Cambridge Music Festival

Wednesday November 14, 2018 at 8:00 am - Monday November 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Cambridge Music Festival is the boutique classical event that attracts some of the very best musicians in the world to the city every November. In fourteen performances over 10 days, top names in traditional classical repertoire and musicians leading the contemporary music field meet in an explosion of sound of the very highest quality. Some names you know, others you may not (yet). All are wonderfully talented. There’s music to cry to, music to dance to, music inspired by war…

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February 2019

LGBTQ+ History Month

Friday February 1, 2019 - Thursday February 28, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

It's that time of year again: get ready everyone for LGBTQ+ History Month! This year there are over 35 events occurring that should cater for everyone's interests! A wide variety of events including the opening ceremony and flag-raising at the Guildhall on the 1st February, An Introduction to Gay History on the 1st at Pembroke College, a Queer well-being workshop on the 1st and Dot Cottons Club Night on the 2nd at the Q-Club on Station Road. For info e-mail…

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March 2019

University of Cambridge Science Festival

Monday March 11, 2019 - Sunday March 24, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

The Science Festival provides the public with opportunities to explore and discuss issues of scientific interest and concern and to raise aspirations by encouraging young people to consider a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. Each year, the Festival welcomes visitors to hundreds of events and receives extensive national and local media coverage. Over 170 event coordinators organise talks, interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities, film showings and debates with the assistance of around 1,000 staff and students from departments and…

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April 2019

Sick Children’s Trust – Summer Programme

Sunday April 7, 2019 - Wednesday June 19, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

The Sick Children's Trust has organised a series of interesting events to raise money for their charity, beginning on Monday, 8th April with a talk by Steve Elstub, the Head Gardener of Clare College. Other events include a talk on the life and work of Frank Lloyd Wright, an illustrated talk about the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace, and a garden tour of Lode. For details and prices go to https://www.sickchildrenstrust.org/UserFiles/files/SCT%20Programme%20Summer%202019.pdf  

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George Breakfast – Spring Gigs

Monday April 15, 2019 - Saturday April 27, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Free

George Breakfast and the Sure-Can Playboys will be playing at local pubs. The Sure-Can Playboys are a movable feast, a fluid line up of all stars who do many other things besides, which is a big factor in their appeal, no constant gigging as a unit, but they are all at the top of their game, so when they do get together, unbridled musical joy ensues. Tues April 16th, The Flying Pig, Cambridge solo show  - 9.00 - 11.00 pm.…

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May 2019

Eat Cambridge

Friday May 10, 2019 - Sunday May 26, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

So what happens at Eat Cambridge? Every year in May, Eat Cambridge features two weeks of the following events + much more. A huge food and drink fair/ Pop-ups and supper clubs/ Food and wine tastings/ Behind-the-scenes tours/ One-off collaborations/ Cookery lessons/ Chef talks and demos. Main event - Saturday 11 May 2019 at The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge.  For details go to http://www.eat-cambridge.co.uk/the-main-event/ Festival Fringe Events - Saturday 11 May - Sunday 26 May 2019. For details of events…

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Cambridge Fringe Festival

Sunday May 26, 2019 at 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Free

A whole day of free comedy shows at The Waterman, The Boathouse, The Portland Arms and Thirsty Cambridge. Full line up and free tickets on the eventbrite page https://www.eventbrite.com/o/cambridge-fringe-festival-1712… Some top picks include Gráinne Maguire: Guys, It’s Problematic (Question Time, News Quiz etc)/ Glenn Moore (Edinburgh Festival Best Show nominee)/ Marlon Davis: Emotional Black Male (Live At the Apollo etc)/ Cally Caroline Beaton (QI). For info go to https://theportlandarms.co.uk/wp/event/cambridge-fringe-festival/?instance_id=9680

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July 2019

Cambridge Open Studios

Friday July 5, 2019 - Sunday July 28, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Free

Cambridge Open Studios is a flourishing community of over 500 artists, crafts people and designer-makers working throughout Cambridgeshire. The aim is to help bring artists and local people together. Each weekend in July the public are invited to visit workshops and studios as part of the annual Open Studios event. This provides an opportunity for you to see the work and find out about the techniques used and the passions that inspire artists.  Free admission. Dates for 2019 will be…

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Cambridge Shakespeare Festival

Sunday July 7, 2019 - Saturday July 27, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£13.00 – £17.00

The Cambridge Shakespeare Festival has become a significant cultural event in the region and can expect to attract upwards of 25,000 visitors for the productions which run during the eight weeks of the Festival. Also, because the city attracts so many tourists at this time of year, the Festival has acquired a national and international dimension, with many visitors returning to Cambridge again and again. The productions themselves are staged in different College gardens, and are vivid and spectacular, and…

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Cambridge Summer Music Festival

Friday July 12, 2019 - Saturday July 27, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

For 40 years Cambridge Summer Music Ltd (CSM) has promoted live performances of classical music of the highest quality in Cambridge and the surrounding villages. Founded in 1979 as an organ recital series, CSM’s activity has grown to encompass vocal and instrumental music of diverse genres, ranging from the most intimate solo and chamber repertoire to works for massed choir and orchestra. In 2018 CSM promoted nearly 40 concerts as part of the annual Cambridge Summer Music Festival in July…

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Cambridge Veg Fest

Friday July 12, 2019 - Sunday July 21, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Dust off your elasticated trousers and prepare your stomach for Cambridge Veg Fest! The Cambridge Vegetable Festival is a city-wide celebration of local and seasonal vegetables, with a focus on bringing the whole community together to grow, cook, eat and enjoy delicious veg. As the finale to the city’s year-long ‘Veg Cities’ campaign, Cambridge Sustainable Food hopes to inspire you to eat more veg and less meat and dairy to reduce our impact on climate change. With an action-packed week…

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Mill Road Summer Programme

Friday July 19, 2019 - Tuesday August 20, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

There is a feast of events along Mill Road this summer, on both sides of the bridge. Events include Stagecoach's show, community choir, table top sale, a tea party in aid of Lifecraft and a Mill Road Cemetery tour. For the whole programme go to https://www.millroadsummer.org/whats-on/

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WRiTEON Festival of One Act Plays

Monday July 22, 2019 - Saturday July 27, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

WRiTEON is an open script writing forum made up of a large and diverse group of writers, actors, directors and producers from the Cambridge region and beyond. In 2019 WRiTEON will be producing its biggest ever project, an entire festival of one act plays.  The venues for the Festival will be The ADC Theatre, The Corpus Playroom and the Larkum Studio. The six tremendous plays are listed below: The Summer House by Dave Pescod, 7.45 pm at the ADC Theatre,…

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August 2019

The Russian Ballet School – Improvers Summer School

Friday August 2, 2019 - Saturday August 31, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£9.00

Karen Stringer (ANATD, MNATD, FNATD), Director of the Russian Ballet School will be holding  classes during the whole month of August for those who wish to improve their ballet technique. As well as giving classes for children, Karen is noted as a teacher of adult ballet dancers and many of her pupils began  ballet lessons in middle age and have gone on to take exams in the National Association of Teachers of Dance and also to perform in the school's…

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September 2019

The Sick Children’s Trust – Autumn Programme

Wednesday September 11, 2019 - Friday November 29, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

The Sick Children's Trust has organised a wide variety of interesting entertainments for the autumn, from a charity quiz evening, a literary luncheon, an illustrated talk about art quilts and a talk about the extraordinary David Parr house on Gwydir Street. Various venues and prices. To see the whole programme go to https://www.sickchildrenstrust.org/UserFiles/files/Autumn%202019%20programme%20Cambridge%20Fundraising%20Committee.pdf      

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October 2019

Cambridge Film Festival – 2019

Wednesday October 16, 2019 - Thursday October 24, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

It’s a celebration of film – past present and future. So, it’s a chance to relive and enjoy past glories, but also to see what’s happening in film right now, and reveal new talents who will shape the future of cinema. A good example of that is a chap who had his student short selected for the programme here back in 1996, named Christopher Nolan. Apparently he’s done quite well since! Of course it’s also a chance to see films…

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Halloween Events in Cambridgeshire

Friday October 18, 2019 - Thursday October 31, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Go to the link below to find a detailed list of many Halloween events including a disco, a pumpkin carving contest,  Horror at Hinchingbrooke House and a spooky afternoon tea. https://www.thetouristtrail.org/guides/cambridgeshire-guides/halloween-events-in-cambridgeshire/

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Oxjam Cambridge Festival Takeover 

Saturday October 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£5.00

Oxjam is a nationwide music festival fund-raising for Oxfam and it returns to Cambridge in 2019 after a years absence. A multi venue festival taking place across three venues in the city - The Alex Arms (garden room) on Gwydir Street from 2.00 - 8.00 pm,  The Boathouse on Chesterton Road from 2.00 - 11.00 pm,  The Blue Moon on Norfolk Street from 2.00 - 11.00 pm. £5.00  minimum donation entry per venue. The line ups are as follows: The…

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November 2019

Cambridge Jazz Festival

Wednesday November 13, 2019 - Sunday November 24, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Eleven days of jazz in Cambridge featuring main events, fringe events, workshops, talks and films. Many excellent performers will  be making music for you including The Renegade Brass Band, The Richard Spaven Trio, Soft Machine, The Brand New Heavies, The Alley Cats and the great John Mayall. The concerts will take place in a variety of locations in Cambridge, including Cambridge Junction, Hotel du Vin, Stapleford Granary and the Corn Exchange. A wide range of ticket prices. For the full…

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Cambridgeshire Pantomime Guide

Wednesday November 27, 2019 - Sunday January 5, 2020
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

There will be lots of pantos in Cambridgeshire this season! Red Riding Hood at the ADC Theatre. Cinderella at the Cambridge Arts Theatre, starring Wayne Sleep and Liza Goddard. Another Cinderella production at the Angles Theatre in Wisbech. Dick Whittington at The Maltings in Ely. For details of these pantos go to http://www.bigpantoguide.co.uk/cambridgeshire.php The Wind in the Willows at Cambridge Junction.  For details go to https://www.junction.co.uk/the-wind-in-the-willows

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Cambridge Literary Festival – Winter Session

Friday November 29, 2019 - Sunday December 1, 2019
Various Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Various prices

The winter session of the Cambridge Literary Festival runs from 29 November to 1st December with the box office opening on the 10th September. Highlights include talks from George Alagiah, Richard Ayoade, Raymond Blanc, Dame Darcey Bussell, Jung Chang, Yvette Cooper, Ian McEwan and many more.  Details of all talks are at http://www.cambridgeliteraryfestival.com/themes/all/ Book on line at www.cambridgelivetickets.co.uk Book by telephone - Monday – Saturday,  10.00 am-6.00 pm from Cambridge Live Tickets at 01223 357851

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