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
1st March - 19th May see website for detailsKip Gresham : The Art of Collaboration The Heong Gallery, Downing CollegeA celebration of over 40 years of artistic partnerships with giants of the British and international art world. The Art of Collaboration
11 - 24thsee website for detailsCambridge Science Festival see website for detailssee website for detailsScience Festival
23rd 10.30 - 11.30am Earlybird 11.30am - 4.30pm GeneralCambridge Vintage Furniture FleaSt Barnabas Church
Mill Road
Voted ‘BEST FAIR’ by the Vintage Guide to London & the go-to place for the old-world home,Cambridge Furniture Fleaarlybird – £3, GENERAL – £2 U16s FREE
23rd - 24th see website for detailsThriplow Daffodil Weekend ThriplowDaffodil displays and so much moreThriplow Daffodils
23rd - 30th 10am - 5.30pm Cambridge Drawing Society Spring ExhibitionPitt Building
Trumpington St, CB2 1RP
Over 400 artworks to be exhibitedCDS Spring Exhibition 2019
24th 7.30pmCambridge Youth Opera: Making MagicStorey's Field Centre, Be prepared to be transported to a wonderful world of strange fairies, wicked witches, lost lovers, naughty children and brilliant birdsMaking MagicFREE with a retiring collection
26th 1 - 1.45pm Lunchtime Recital at Great St Mary's
Great St Mary's
Richard Hinsley, Piano RecitalFREE with a retiring collection
26th7:30 pm - 9:30 pmMusical KaleidoscopeSt Philips Church, Mil Road, CB1 3AN.A glorious programme of choral classics, folk songs and traditional spirituals from AmericaVisiting the UK for the first time from North California
Durham School of the Arts Choir perform.
Free entrance with donations in aid of St Philip’s Centre Youth Activities
26th 5:30pm arrival - 6:00pm startHow being a footballer saved me from death - Eric MurangwaPremier Travel Suite, Abbey StadiumAn illustrated talk by Eric Murangwa, MBE, survivor of the Genocide in Rwanda against the Tutsi, hosted by Cambridge United Community Trust How being a footballer saved meFREE
26th - 30th American IdiotADC TheatrePied Pipers high-energy punk rock operaAmerican Idiot£9 - £15
27th 1 - 1.50pm Lunchtime Recital at Emmanuel URCEmmanuel URC, Trumpington St, CB2 1RRA Romantic piano recital of works by Chopin and Field
FREE with a retiring collection
28th 7.30pm Adam Glasser South African Jazz TourUniversity Centre Wine BarHis unique harmonica sound combines his South African roots with many years immersed in the UK jazz sceneAdam Glasser£18 /£15 students
30th 7.30pm - 9.30pm Cambridge Concert OrchestraWesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces, CB1 1LGExploring the natural worldIn aid of the Cambridge Natural History Society£10
30th 10am - 5pm Love Food Festival The Larder at Burwash Manor 30 suppliers under one roof with samples & tastings galore. Love Food Festival
30th 7.30pm - 9.15pm Fairhaven Singers & East Anglia Chamber Orchestra
Trinity College Chapel, Trinity College, Trinity St, CB2 1TQ
Beethoven, Mozart and Dove
Tickets £25 (front)/£17 (rear), £12/£8 (students)
30th - 31stsee website for detailsCambridge Home and Garden ShowThe GuildhallDedicated to the best in home and garden design. Cambridge Home & Garden ShowFREE
30th - 31st 4pm Cambridge VoicesSt Columbus Church, Downing Street & St Emmanuel URC, Trumpington StTo include Victoria, Parry, Handel, Lotti, Tchaikovsky, Imgen Holst, Debussy, Poulenc, Ravel, Messian Pärt, Bernstein and De MassiniCambridge Voices£8 for one £12 for both concerts
31st10am - 4pm Cambridge Careers FairDoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cambridge
Looking for a new career?Careers Fair
31st 4:00pm – 5:30pmAn Afternoon at the Musicals
Saffron Hall, Saffron WaldenThe London Jazz Ensemble Box Office 0845 548 7650
£30, £24, £18, £14, under 18s half price
see link for details see link for detailsEASTER EGG HUNTS IN CAMBRIDGEFrom Adventure Quest at Audley End to Giant Ducks at WelneyFamily fun for everyone over the Easter HolidaysEaster Egg Huntssee link for details
13th6.30 for 7pm A Springtime Evening of Light Music St Paul's Church, Hills RoadBixet, Offenbach, Mozart & more Music in aid of the Saints' Project Trust Contact mmillspowell1@gmail.comSuggested donation of £20 pp
17th - 22ndsee website for details Circus Midsummer CommonCircus fun for all the familyhttps://www.ticketline.co.uk/circus-wonderland#tour£7.70 - £16.60
22nd 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
26th Cambridge Band Competition - Finals The Junction
28th 2pm Jill Dawson & Gillian Beer in conversationStapleford GranaryJoin acclaimed author Jill Dawson in conversation with brilliant scholar Dame Gillian BeerJill Dawson & Gillian Beer£12 / £10 students.
11th Eat Cambridge
20th - 25th See website here46th Cambridge Beer Festival Jesus GreenThe oldest CAMRA beer festival and one of the largest in the country.LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERSFREE lunch times & £3-5 evenings
6th - 8th See website for detailsFuture Experience Points –
FXP Festival
Cambridge Regional CollegeStudents (13-FTE) interested in game concept, development & storytelling. Great competition open for entry now. FXP FestivalFREE