What's on in Cambridge

Things to do and places to go in and around Cambridge

So you live in Cambridge and you want to find out what’s going on.  You’ve come to the right place. Here we will tell you about the things that are of interest to people who live and work in Cambridge. Not just the tourist attractions, but the local events that build your community.

DateTime Event LocationDescriptionMore information Price
15th - 19th January see website for details Cambridge University European Theatre Group, OthelloADC TheatreFeaturing live jazz an exciting take on one of Shakespeare's darkest plays. Othello£8 - £14
16th January Food Park Street Food see website for details Pop-up street food lunch markets Street Food
16th - 19th January see website for details My Fair Lady by Cambridge Operatic SocietyCambridge Arts TheatreFall in love all over again with England’s favourite flower girlMy Fair Lady£18 - £28
17th January 7 - 11pm Tori Freestone Trio Hidden Rooms, Cambridge CB5 8BAJazz trio at the top of their game. Tori Freestone Triofrom £12
18th January 8 - 11pm Stand-up History Portland Arms
CB4 3BA
Like your funniest history teacher with more laughs.Stand-up History£6.60 - £8.80
22nd January 11am - 3pm Volunteer Work Party at Coton ReserveCoton Countryside Reserve, Help us care for green spaces and their wildlifeVolunteer Work Party FREE
26th January 2pm - lateWonder Festival Cambridge University CentreGreat events without alcohol but yoga, disco, comedy, vegan & lots moreWonderFest
26th January 7.30 pm Chinese New Year GalaCambridge Corn Exchange CB2 3QEThe Gala features unique Chinese traditional decorations and breath-taking performances as well as gorgeous stage and sound effectsChinese New Year Gala£12 - £20 plus £3 booking fee
27th January 10.30am - 4pm Cambridge Vegan MarketGuildhall, CB2 3QJThe Vegan Market will be filled with over 50 stalls selling a huge a variety of vegan products.Cambridge Vegan Market£2
30th January 6 - 9pm Zoology Late: Winter EscapeMuseum of Zoology, Downing StreetMake like a swallow and escape the UK winter cold at the Museum of Zoology.Zoology LateFreee, 18+ no need to book
31st January 7 - 11pm Mo Foster & Friends Hidden Rooms, Cambridge CB5 8BAAn exciting new sextet comprising six of the UK’s most sought-after jazz musiciansMo Foster & Friendsfrom £15
8th February 7.45pm Custard Comedy Comberton Comberton Sports & Arts, CB23 7DUTop quality comedy from some of the biggest names -right on your doorstep.Custard Comedy Comberton£6 - £8
12th February 7 - 9pm Who Lived Here?The Bath House, A beginners workshop on finding out who lived in the houses on Mill Road
15th - 16th February see link for detailsPremier Cambridge Book Fair Guildhall, CB2 3QJAficionados of everything to do with old Books, Prints, Maps, Manuscripts and Book related illustrations and objectsCambridge Book Fair £2
11 - 24th March see website for detailsCambridge Science Festival see website for detailssee website for details
7th April 11am Mill Road History Walkssee website for details posted nearer the time. Interesting walks with Cambridge Green Badge guidesMill Road History Walks£8 per person / walk in advance & £10 on the day
22nd April 11am Mill Road History Walkssee website for details posted nearer the time. Interesting walks with Cambridge Green Badge guidesMill Road History Walks£8 per person / walk in advance & £10 on the day
1st - 4th Augustsee website for detailsCambridge Folk Festival Cherry Hinton Hall One of the longest running folk festivals in the world. Unique atmosphere & eclectic mix of musicFolk Festival Ticketssee link