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7 things to do in Cambridge this summer


  • Cambridge Open Studios 1-23rd July 2017

Discover Cambridge Open Studios this July where you can see the works of 350 artists taking part at 271 locations in Cambridge and the surrounding villages. Find out more on the Open Studios website by clicking here.

  • Catch Emma at the Cambridge Arts Theatre 4-8th July 2017

Jane Austen’s comic masterpiece Emma comes to the Cambridge Arts Theatre. The play tells the story of Austen’s eponymous heroine and her efforts at match-making. Tim Luscombe’s play keeps faithful to the original story and the famous characters of the novel are vividly transported onto the stage.

Discover more exciting theatre shows at the Cambridge Arts Theatre throughout the summer by clicking here.

  • Movies @ Madingley: Open Air Cinema – ‘The Theory of Everything’ -9th July 2017

A unique experience awaits visitors to Movies @ Madingley as exciting films are screened in the glorious Hall’s grounds. The screenings are provided by Enchanted Cinema and begin at 8.00pm. This fantastic opportunity to watch a very ‘Cambridge’ film in an exceptional location.The Madingley Hall grounds are open from 6.00pm and food is served from 6.15pm. Tickets are £15 per film and include popcorn. Dependent on the weather, it is advised for ggests to bring blankets and warm clothing; as well as something to sit on! This event is part of the ICE Summer Festival; click here to find out more

  • Stay in a Cambridge College

Why not spend longer in Cambridge and stop overnight in a college with a long history and beautiful grounds? Clare College has dates available throughout the summer and you can stay in the heart of Cambridge, beside the River Cam. To book your stay click here.

  • Punting

Always a contender for something fun to do on any Cambridge list is punting. This is a great way to explore the city throughout the seasons but arguably the summer offers the best opportunity to see the sights along the River Cam! Discover the colleges located on the beautiful Cambridge backs and learn more about their history.

  • Sounds Green at the Cambridge University Botanical Garden – Every Wednesday in July

On Wednesday evening throughout July, the Botanical Gardens will be open late for the Sounds Green series. This promises to be a relaxing evening with the music beginning at 6.15pm. For 2017 there is an exciting line-up of musicians set to perform and food and drink is available provided by The Garden Café. Visitors are also welcome to bring along a picnic.

Find out more about Sounds Green by clicking here.

  • Cambridge Thai Festival 5-6th August

A wonderful two day event is set for Parker’s Piece this August brought to you by Magic of Thailand. Get a feel for Thai culture with excellent food and exciting performances.

Tickets are £4.00 for adults and free for children under 12. The Festival will run between 10am and 7pm. Discover more at

Date posted: June 28, 2017