Well, Cambridge feels a little bit different now ….. there’s a nip in the morning air, the evenings are drawing in and the rhythm of the city changes as the students return. There’s plenty going on and I’ll update this listing through the month so do check back when you can.
5th 8pm Fresher Brass. A “Meet and Greet” concert with the City of Cambridge Brass Band. St Giles Church, Castle Street, CB3. Free entry.
6th 7.30pm The Fishermen. Mumford Theatre, Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, CB1. http://www.anglia.ac.uk
7th 10.30am – 4pm Cambridge Vegan Market. Guildhall, Market Square. http://www.vegfest.co.uk
7th 2 – 4pm/5 – 7pm Cambridge Wine Fair. Royal Cambridge Hotel, Trumpington Street, CB2. Meet local independent wine merchants. http://www.cambridgewinefair.com
8th 7.45pm Climate Change: A Scientific Update. Speaker: Dr Emily Shuckburgh OBE. Part of the Science meets Faith series. Wesley Church, Christ’s Pieces, CB1. Free admission.
15 – 18th Cambridge Festival of Ideas http://www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk Read more here
15th 7pm Oompah Brass. The Leys School, Fen Causeway, CB2. http://www.theleys.net/boxoffice
18th 7pm Cambridge Breast Cancer Appeal Fashion Show. Grand Arcade, St Andrew’s Street, CB2. Tickets include welcome drink and canapes. http://www.cambridgebreastcancerappeal.com Read more here
19th 8pm The Choral Pilgrimage 2018. Music by Cornysh and Britten. The Sixteen. St John’s College Chapel. http://www.thesixteen.com
20th 11am – 4pm Volunteer for Cambridge. Free showcase for the diversity of volunteering opportunities in the city with around 90 organisations attending. Guildhall, Market Square, CB2. http://www.cambridge.gov.uk/volunteer-for-cambridge
20th 2 – 5.30pm Understanding King Lear. Study Day with Literature Cambridge. Stapleford Granary, Stapleford, CB22. http://www.literaturecambridge.co.uk/lear/ Read more here
20th 7.30pm Let there be Light. Charity concert for CBM UK, the overseas disability charity, showcasing local musicians and voices. St Paul’s Church, Hills Road, CB2. http://www.ticketsource.co.uk
21st 10am – 4pm Apple Day. Cambridge University Botanic Garden, Brookside, CB2. http://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk Read more here
22nd 1 – 3pm The Fitzwilliam Museum. Disability friendly opening. A relaxed afternoon aimed at children with sensory sensitivities along with their families, siblings and carers. Free entry but please book in advance. Trumpington Street, CB2. http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk
23rd 11am – 5pm Tues – Sun. Richard Pousette-Dart: Beginnings. Abstract Expressionist. This exhibition runs until 6 January 2019. http://www.kettlesyard.co.uk
24th 7 – 10pm Plague Late. Part of the Cam Lates season. Get up close and personal with the past and present of the Plague. Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Downing Street, CB2. Book in advance. http://www.museums.cam.ac.uk
24 – 27th 7.30pm plus two matinees at 2.30pm. West Side Story. Cambridge Theatre Company. The Leys School, Fen Causeway, CB2. http://www.camtheatrecompany.co.uk
25 – 1 Nov Cambridge Film Festival. http://www.cambridgefilmfestival.org.uk Read more here
26th 9.30am – 12.30pm Kids’ Repair Cafe. Fixing children’s games and toys. Arts Picturehouse, St Andrew’s Street, CB2. http://www.cambridgecarbonfootprint.org Read more here
26 – 28th 7.30pm Ghost Stories for Halloween. The Leper Chapel, Newmarket Road, CB5. http://www.nunkie.co.uk
28th 1pm Cambridge Halloween Dog Parade. Facebook: Cambridge Halloween Dog Parade Read more here