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 September - 11th Novembersee website for detailsAt Last! Votes for WomenMuseum of CambridgeA collection of archival items and objects of the women’s suffrage movementsVotes for WomenAdults £5, concession £3, U12s FREE
1st October - 31st Decembersee website for more infoBlack Cantabs: History MakersUniversity Library, West RoadUniversity's celebration of black history Black CantabsFREE
1st November to 20th Decembersee website for times International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition Cambridge Botanic Garden The very best botanical photography from across the world, celebrating the beauty and importance of plant life in its many diverse forms.IGPOTYsee website for details
13th - 27th Novembersee website for details of events Cambridge Jazz Festival see website for details14 days of jazz - music, workshops, free events , everything jazz. Cambridge Jazz Festival see website & some early booking recommended
14th - 26th Novembersee website for details of events Cambridge Music Festival see website for detailsBoutique classical event that attracts some of the very best musicians in the world to the cityCambridge Music Festivalsee website & some early booking recommended
16 - 18th November4 - 10pm Thirsty Wintergarten Opening Weekend The Gonville HotelGiant tipis, fire pits, more heaters, the Thirstybus bar, great choonz and plenty of streetfood. Thirsty Winterfest
17th November10.30am - 4.30pm Cambridge Festive Vintage Fair The Guildhall, CambridgeBeautiful affordable - everything vintage.Cambridge Festive Vintage Fair
17th November11am - 4.30pm Cambridge First Sustainable Fashion Festival St Barnabus Church, CB1 2BDA big step towards having a more eco-friendly wardrobe. Styling workshops and shopSustainable Fashion Festival
18th November 12 - 4pm Cambridge Lights Switch On The Grand Arcade
23rd November7.45pm Custard Comedy ImpingtonImpington Village College, CB24 9LXTop quality comedy from some of the biggest names -right on your doorstep.Custard Comedy Impington £6 - £8
23rd November7.45pm Custard Comedy ImpingtonImpington Village College, CB24 9LXTop quality comedy from some of the biggest names -right on your doorstep.Custard Comedy Impington £6 - £8
23rd - 25th November see website for details Cambridge Literary Festival: Winter Festivalsee website for details From poetry to politics, fiction to finance, history to hip-hop and comedy to current affairs, Literary Winter Festival
24th November 11am - 5pm Worth the Weight Vintage Kilo Sale The Centre at St Paul's, Hills RoadYour pick & mix your vintage clothing, all for £15 a kilo!
Kilo Vintage Sale £1.50 - £3
24th November12 - 7pm Histon HandmadeSt Andrew's Centre, School Hill, Histon CB24 9JEHandcraft, local, beautiful items on sale and displays plus refreshments Histon Handmade
29th November - 1st December see link for more information Etsy Made Local CambridgeSt Andrews Street Baptist Church CB2 3AR45 design makers hand-picked to represent the best of the area. Etsy Made Local CambridgeFREE
30th Novemnber6pm - 9pm Late at Kettle's YardKettle's Yard
CB3 0AQ
An evening of live jazz, curator talks exploring art and music & more Late at Kettle's Yard£5
30th November6 - 11pm Shelford Rugby Club Christmas MarketGreat Shelford, CB22 5JJ A festive market with a focus on food and drink £3 for adults & kids FREE
1st December7.30pm Big Deal Comedy St Andrew's Centre, School Hill, Histon CB24 9JEStand up comedy in support of Jimmy's CambridgeBig Deal Comedy £7
1st December 10.30am - 6.30pm Mill Road Winter Fair MIll Road, CambridgeCelebrate with live music, local crafts, art, entertainment, lots of lovely food.Mill Road Winter Fair FREE
2nd December 9.30am - 4pmBread Making WorkshopNewnham Bakery Cafe, CB3 9JELearn to make bread with professional artisan bakerdoughclubclasses@gmail.com£150 pp incl. all ingredients (max 10 people/class)
2nd December7pm Gin Club Cambridge WIne Merchants, Cherry Hinton Rd Monthly gin club, explore five new gins Gin Club £15 - booking essential
3rd December6 - 8pm Wandlebury Christmas Crafts Wandlebury Country Park CB22 3AEUse natural resources to make your own Christmas decorations.Wandlebury Christmas Craft£60 per term or £14 individual session (8 - 12yrs unaccompanied)
5th December 7 - 9.30pm Cam Lates: Fizz and Fossils After HoursSedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street Enjoy a backdrop of music performed live by 'The Accidentalists' whilst browsing the specially lit Museum. Fossils and Fizz£8
6th - 9th December 4.30 - 9pmEnchanted Audley End Audley End House & Garden, Saffron Walden An enchanting experience of light, colour and soundEnchanted Audley End£5 - £31.60 depending on conditions, U5s free
8th December2- 5pm Barrington Repair CaféBarrington Village Hall CB22 7QX Bring items to be repaired and pick up some repair tips at the same timeRepair CafeFREE but donations welcome
8th December 8pm Cambridge Bike Party: Holiday Lights BIke Tour 68 St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2 3ARMobile dance party. Bike. Dance. RepeatHoliday Lights Bike TourFREE
8th -9th December10am - 4pm Cambridgeshire Christmas Craft & Food FairThe Arena, Wood Green, Cambs PE29 2NH Huge range of over 100 arts, craft and gift stalls£2.50 - £3
9th December6.30 - 8pm The Salvation Army - Christmas Begins Here ConcertWest Road Concert Hall, CB3 9DPWith special guests Black Dyke Trombone Quartet£12 adults & £6 children
10th December6.30 - 9pm Christmas Charity Carol ConcertGreat St Mary's Church Rotary Club of Cambridge in aid of the Arthur Rank Hospice and the Cambridge Churches Homeless Project. Local school choirsBuy tickets here£10 adults & £5 children
14th December 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