There are always plenty of things to do in Cambridge at any time of the year. This wonderful City has something for everyone - with plenty to keep the whole family entertained. So why not come and discover our top 10 things to do during November for further inspiration and to help you plan your trip!
With hundreds of free events held over two weeks, the Cambridge Festival of Ideas is one of the most exciting and dynamic occasions in the Cambridge cultural calendar. The Festival is guaranteed to have something for everyone!
On Remembrance Sunday, take advantage of free admission to the Duxford Imperial War Museum and remember members of the Armed Forces who lost their lives in active service. At 11am, a two-minute silence will be observed across the museum. There will also be a traditional service of Remembrance. There will also be the opportunity to learn about remembrance together, with hands-on activities throughout the museum for children.
Each year, Cambridge Music Festival explores music, education and technology – three areas for which Cambridge is renowned worldwide. World-class artists feature in orchestral, choral and chamber music concerts, alongside a programme of education and technology-based events.
Such is the fame of the war poets that many people’s understanding of the First World War is shaped more by the poetry of the war rather than the history. With some justification, modern historians have resented and criticised the poets both for taking over their role as interpreters of history and for presenting a narrow and misleading view of the war.
Try a wide variety of wines and learn about new grape varieties. Discover which wines match best with which foods. This is a fun, interactive weekend Wine Tasting Day teaching you all the basics about wine plus a little more
Mohammed Djazmi’s exhibition Social Commentary is a reaction to the effect corruption has on society. Djazmi’s experiences of monarchy, theocracy and democracy in both Iran and the United Kingdom have played an inspirational role in his creations.
Addenbrooke’s Charity Pantomime 2014 present Peter Pancreas; a medical themed take on a classic. There will be puns, pirates and plenty of poor medical students making fools of themselves. Come join us for a swashbuckling cornucopia of singing, dancing, innuendos and cringe worthy jokes.
Oklahoma! has been delighting audiences since 1943 and features some of the best-loved songs in musical theatre, including the timeless classics "Oh What a Beautiful Morning", "The Surrey with the Fringe on Top", "People Will Say We're in Love", "I Can't Say No" and "Oklahoma!".
Get in the mood for Christmas and enjoy beautiful music in the wonderful setting of St. John’s College Chapel.
Founded in 2003, this festival has now become a staple of the city’s cultural calendar. It engages you with the newest fiction, cutting edge commentary and science, workshops, children's events and lots more.