Out & About

Some of the exciting events coming up in Cambridge

Cambridge Festival of Ideas - 14th - 27th October

2019 will mark the 12 th year of Cambridge’s thought-provoking Festival of Ideas. The two week long festival will feature an array of debates, workshops, exhibitions, talks and performances. The festivals main aim is to encourage people to embrace and explore the arts, humanities and social sciences and to fuel the public’s interest in new and exciting ways. Many of the events are free however some do require advance booking and can get quite full so... Read More »

Cambridge Film Festival 2019 – 17th – 24th October

This year marks the 39 th Cambridge Film Festival, an event that celebrates film from the past, present and future and showcases talent from the industries rising stars as well as attracting some well-known big names. Creativity will overflow, not just from the films themselves but the magnificent venues chosen to screen them, and as always the event will feature both indoor and outdoor screenings and include the directors, actors and audience enjoying... Read More »

Cambridge Oktoberfest – 8th - 9th November

Pull on your lederhosen for this year’s Oktoberfest on Jesus Green. With a specially brewed Bavarian beer served in giant glasses, an abundance of Bratwurst, Schnitzel and Pretzel and dancing on the benches it should be a fun filled event. It is advised that you book your tickets in advance though as this event can sell out. Read More »

Fireworks and Bonfire Night – 5th November

This spectacular annual Cambridge event is again looking to delight crowds, with a breath-taking pyrotechnic display. Provided free of charge by Cambridge council the event has been running now for over 20 years for the people of Cambridge to enjoy. The biggest display in the region takes place on Midsummer Common and will feature a bonfire as well as food and confectionary stalls. It’s set to be an amazing night for all. Read More »

Cambridge Winter Beer Festival – 13th – 16th November

Do you need to add a 2019 Winter CAMERA glass to your collection? Then this is the winter event for you. CAMERA beer festivals are a must for lovers of real ale. With an abundance of beer, cider and perry the Cambridge free festival is a delectable delight for any current or future CAMERA member. Read More »