Here’s the What’s On listing for August! It’s full of all sorts of events that come to my attention and I’ll update it through the month so do check back when you can.
1 – 25th Cambridge Shakespeare Festival. Open air Shakespeare plays in College gardens. Macbeth/The Comedy of Errors/Pericles/Twelfth Night. http://www.cambridgeshakespeare.com
1 – 31st Summer at the Museums. Fun family days out for all ages. Making and creating, hands-on history and interactive science. Low cost or free. http://www.museums.cam.ac.uk
2 – 5th Cambridge Folk Festival. Cherry Hinton Hall. http://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/folk-festival
3 – 5th 7pm Movies @ Madingley. Breakfast at Tiffany’s/Spectre/La La Land. Madingley Hall Gardens, CB23. Open air cinema with barbecue and bar. http://www.ice.cam.ac.uk/SummerFestival
5th 1 – 4 pm Riverside Tea Garden at The Old Pumping Station. http://www.museumoftechnology.com
5th 2 – 5pm Open Gardens. Christ’s College Fellows’ Garden, St Andrew’s Street. Teas, homemade cake and plants for sale. In aid of British Red Cross.
6th 11am – 3pm Tall Towers! Great St Mary’s Church. A tall tower trail and tower building activities for families. Drop in.
7 – 10th Cookery courses (half day) including Perfect Pasta for Kids, Italian for Teens, Luxury Picnic Food for Teens, Summer Desserts for Children, Parent and Child French Baking. Cambridge Cookery School, Homerton Gardens, Purbeck Road, CB2. http://www.cambridgecookery.com
11 – 28th Phenomena. Art exhibition by Sama Soltani. The Locker Cafe, King Street.
12th 2 – 5pm Open Gardens. Clare College Fellows’ Garden, Queens Road. Teas, homemade cake and plants for sale. In aid of British Red Cross.
13th 11am – 3pm Flying High! Great St Mary’s Church. Discovering flying creatures and craft activities for families. Drop in.
17th 6.30 – 10pm Summer Night Market and outdoor cinema (Paddington 2 and The Greatest Showman). Market Square. http://www.cambridgebid.co.uk/events
19th 3 – 5pm Jazz on Jesus Green. ACE Jazz Trio and Sax. Free entry. http://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/city-events/events/jazz-and-brass-parks
20th 11am – 3pm Cambridge Market Square Stories! Great St Mary’s Church. Complete the market square stories trail and craft activities for families. Drop in.
23rd 7pm Chinese Music Concert – Flowing Water. Emmanuel United Reformed Church, CB2. http://www.eventbrite.co.uk
24 – 26th Cambridge Cocktail Weekend 2018. Corn Exchange. http://www.cambridgecocktailweekend.co.uk
24 – 27th 6pm Movies on the Meadows. Open air cinema on Grantchester Meadows. http://www.camfilmfest.com/grantchester
25th 10.45am Cambridgeshire Cycling Challenge. Celebrate 25 years of Anglia Ruskin University by cycling from Peterborough to Cambridge whilst raising money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices. Entry deadline 17th August. http://www.pieevents.co.uk/events/ccc
30 – 31st Oktoberfest Beer Festival. Jesus Green. http://www.cambridge-oktoberfest.co.uk