There are plenty of reasons to visit and things to do in Cambridge at any time of the year. This wonderful City has something for everyone - with plenty of things to see and do to keep the whole family entertained. So why not come and discover our top reasons to visit Cambridge in September - and hopefully enjoy some late summer sunshine whilst you're here!
A musical by Willy Russell which follows twins who grow up apart but meet later with ‘fateful consequences’. This production by Bill Kenwright has exceeded 10,000 West End performances, and is now coming to Cambridge!
In aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices, the tenth dragon boat festival includes a Chinese lion dance and fun fair alongside the main event – the racing of around 40 teams, some experienced and some not so experienced, along a 200m course.
Including a talk about the Corpus Clock, an exhibition of sketches from World War One, and an opportunity to look around the Cambridge Fire Station, Open Cambridge is a weekend offering a unique insight into both historic and contemporary Cambridge.
Showcasing the best of the local area’s home-grown produce, the festival in the heart of the city is a chance for both children and adults to exhibit their foods. There will also be cookery demonstrations by Sophie Grigson.
Roger Taylor of Queen has produced this official tribute show to celebrate the musical achievements of the world-famous band.
One for the kids! Following the success of their Best Bestest Play, these popular characters of book and film return in a ‘journey through the seasons’, using puppets and music in a delightful performance.
Feeling he has no hope, John Newton enters the transatlantic slave trade but works up to become a captain. Everything changes during a storm which threatens his ship…
‘This is a powerfully moving story of slavery, freedom and the remarkable power of love and grace to transform a life.’
Inspired by the famous film, Chariots of Fire is a charity race which started in 1992. The relay route passes through Trinity, Kings and Clare Colleges, and is this year raising funds for Arthur Rank Hospice Charity. Not a runner? Enjoy the excitement anyway by showing your support.
An evening of superb stand-up drawing on Joe’s experiences of being an Italian in an Anglophone country.
A weekend dedicated to this fruity favourite, the Apple Festival has something for everyone. History enthusiasts can learn about nineteenth century cooking in the Service Wing or meet the Victorian gardener. Keen gardeners can pick up some top tips from the experts, and all the family can enjoy apple bobbing, archery and something delicious in the tea room.