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
MARCH
MAY
May See link for details Comedy in CambridgeSee link for details of venuesGreat new Facebook Page that rounds up local comedy shows coming up this month.Comedy in Cambridge
11th (Main Event ) to 26th See website for detailsEat Cambridgesee website for details annual food and drink festival showcasing delicious independent food scene. 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
24th 6pm Coco & Mamma MiaCambridge Market SquareOpen air cinema & night marketCoco & Mamma MIaFREE
24th 7.30pm - 11.00pmButcher Brown & Resolution 88 Storey's Field Centre, Eddington AveJazz & soulful music, played with passion and incredible skill. Butcher Brown & Resolution 88Tickets: £15 / £12 students / £6 under 18s
25th 10am The Weight Vintage Kilo SaleSt Paul's, Hills RoadQuality vintage items on sale and snap them up for just £15 per kilo! Vintage Kilo Sale£3
25th 6.40pm - 7.25pm Organ Recital in Kings College Chapel/strong>Kings CollegeOrgan Recital by Peter King, Organist Emeritus, Bath AbbeyFREE
25th 10.30am - 4.30pm Cambridge Affordable Vintage FairThe Guildhall, CambridgeGathering 45 vintage traders and designer-makers from all over the UKAffordable Vintage Fair£2
25th - 26th from 8am Duxford Air FestivalIWF Duxford Fast flying and dazzling air displays in the skies aboveDuxford Air Festival £35, kids go FREE
26th See link for details Cambridge FringeThe Portland Arms, Thirsty, The Waterman & The BoathouseNearly 40 comedy & stand-up on their way to EdinburghCambridge FringeFREE but booking recommended
26th 2.30pm - 3.30pm Girton College Music SocietyGirton CollegePrize-winning Finnish-born pianist, Julia WallinFREE with a retiring collection
26th 3pm - 3.50pm Matt Hob: Bristolian of ScientistThirsty
46 Chesterton Road
Cambridge
Matt Hobs is a proud Bristolian, Doctor of Science and silly sausageMatt HobbFREE
26th 9.30am - 1.30pm Cambridge Fun Colour RushColdhams CommonJoin the U.K's Biggest & Most Colourful 5K Tour! All ages & abilitiesColour Rush 2019£16.20 - 59.40
27th 11amMemorial Day 2019Cambridge American CemeteryMemorial Day 2019FREE & open to the public
28th - 29th 10am - 4.30pm Go Wild Activity DaysMilton Country Park Includes bushcraft, survival & , water skills,(paddle boarding, canoeing or kayaking) Go Wild Activity Days £55 per child per day
28th - 1st June 7pmLove Cats & Bill MurrayCorpus PlayroomAward-winning ‘Big Squirrel’ present two NEW solos shows back to backLove Cats & Bill Murray£5 - 9
29th 7pm Pip BlomPortland ArmsA sweetly scuzzy sound from Amsterdam born singerPip Blom£9.90
30th 11amThe Walk at Orchard ParkMeet: Multi Use Room at the Sports Ground on Ring Fort RoadThe idea is to connect our green projects and our communities, and people are welcomed and encouraged to join in on the walk through Cambridge. The Great Big Walk FREE
30th6.45Dirty DancingGonville Hotel
CB1 1LY
Have the time of your lifeDirty Dancing£21
JUNE
Selected Sundays from June to September 3pm - 5pm Jazz and Brass in the Parks see website for detailsJust turn up, bring a picnic and enjoy Jazz and Brass in Cambridge’s beautiful leafy parksJazz in the Parks FREE
1st10.30am - 11pm Strawberry Fair/strong>Midsummer Common his year the theme is “LOVE” something we all need!Strawberry FairFREE
2nd 10am - 5pm Cambridgeshire County ShowWimpole Home Farm20th Anniversary: With agricultural dealers to garden furniture and country clothingCambs Country ShowAdult: £10
Family: £30 (2 adults + 2 kids)
Snrs/U 16's: £6.00
U 5's: FREE
6th7.30pm Stand Up Comedy NightNOVI 12 Regent Street, CB2 1DBBig Deal Comedy Club bringing the best new comics on the circuit right now.
Stand Up Comedy Night£5
8th 11am - 5pm Arbury CarnivalArbury Town Park, CB4Areana, processions, arts, crafts, competitions. Family fun for allArbury Carnival FREE
8th 10.30 - 11.30am Earlybird 11.30am - 4.30pm GeneralCambridge Furniture FleaSt Barnabas Church
Mill Road
CB1 2BD
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
8th 12pm - 8pm Cambridge PrideJesus Green Celebrating the LGBT and queer community in Cambridge. Cambridge Pride
8th - 9th 10am - 5pm Cambridge Town & Country ShowParkers PieceNow in its 13th year this much loved and popular family event takes place in the heart of Cambridge.Town & Country ShowFREE
9th 12pm - 4pmRomsey Family Fun DayVinery Parkcommunity presents a Family fun day for everyone FREE
11th - 22nd 7.45pm & 2.30pm Footlights International TourADC TheatreLook Alive: Join ‘the most renowned sketch troupe of them all’ Footlights Tour £9 - £15
JULY
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
21st10.30am - 4.30pm Cambridge Vintage FurnitureSt Barnabus Church Atomic-prints to ornaments, cushions, crockery and glassVintage Furniture£3