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Reach Fair Ride - Bank Holiday Monday 7th May

Join in the annual bike ride to an 800-year old fair with great food, drink and entertainment. The cycle starts ar 9am in front of the Guildhall on Market Square, departing at 10am. It's an occasion to take in the stunning views of the open countryside and enjoy the fun of the fair. On the day, make sure you bring water, snacks, a bike lock and money to buy food. The pace will be leisurely, taking under two hours each way. The 12th annual Reach Ride is... Read More »

May Fair - 3rd to 7th May

The annual May Fair will take place on Midsummer Common. Flanked on one side by the River Cam with its many Cambridge University college boathouses, Midsummer Common is an ancient area of grassland that thrusts into the heart of Cambridge City. For many centuries fairs and other events have been staged on the Common and this tradition continues today. Admission to the Fair is free. Find out more here Read More »

Eat Cambridge Food & Drink Fair - Saturday 19th May to 2nd June

Celebrate Cambridge's local independent food and drink scene at the annual food and drink festival. Taking place for two weeks every May, the festival was founded in 2013 by three local food lovers and is organised and run entirely by volunteers. Every year, Eat Cambridge’s Main Event (19th May) and two-week fringe event programme feature the best, newest, and most exciting independent food and drink in the area. Attractions include: A huge food and... Read More »

Cambridge University Botanic Garden Festival of Plants - Saturday 18th May

The Cambridge University Botanic Garden will be showcasing the fascinating world of plant science research at its annual Festival. The Botanic Garden is not just about the beauty of plants; it is an important focus for plant science research. Researchers investigate how plants work, how they evolved, how they are related to each other and how they can be used to address global problems such as food security and climate change. Come and find out more... Read More »

45th Cambridge Beer Festival - 21st to 26th May

More than 200 beers in one location - Jesus Green. One of the oldest and largest beer festivals in the country. Find out more here . Read More »