Out & About

Some of the exciting events coming up in Cambridge

Cambridge Shakespeare Festival 8th July - 24th August

This year the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival is celebrating 32 years of unique performances in idyllic settings. The various collage gardens used for the performances provide beautiful backdrops and natural lighting as day turns to night during the performances. You are invited to picnic in the grounds before sitting back to enjoy the performances which promise to be vivid and spectacular, featuring full period costume and live Elizabethan music. Read More »

Jazz and Brass in the park – 25th August

Performing in their 20 th year together Caxton Swing will be delighting all those in Jesus Green on the 25 th August. The band are becoming a firm favourite of jazz and blues lovers in Cambridge having already made 3 appearances at the Cambridge Jazz Festival. Come down with a picnic and relax to the soothing sounds this August. Read More »

Jazz and Brass in the Park – 8th September

The City of Cambridge Brass Band is ready to delight audiences with their eclectic repertoire at Cherry Hinton Hall on 8 th September. The band has been in existence since 1900 and are focused on promoting brass band music as a serious contemporary genre. Read More »

Dragon Boat Festival - 7th September

This year’s race is part of the 15 th Cambridge Dragon boat festival and it takes place on the River Cam in Fen Ditton. Dragon boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today – as well as the most fun! Up to 10 people paddle each 30’ boat with a drummer at the front beating time. Over 40 teams are expected to compete in the races and there are trophies up for grabs for the top crews. No experiences is... Read More »

Open Cambridge 13th – 14th September

Cambridge’s rich heritage and culture is unlocked and put on display for all to see for one glorious weekend in September. Special access is granted to many of the City’s special places normally not open to the public. The extensive events list features a multitude of exhibits, talks, walks and tours celebrating Cambridge’s history, architecture art and gardens. There are events to cover all ages and abilities over the two days and many of the activities... Read More »