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Winsor Bishop – Now open in Cambridge

Winsor BishopRenowned independent jeweller, Winsor Bishop has opened on Trinity Street with a selection of Swiss watches such as Patek Philippe, Rolex, Breitling, Omega, Bremont & Tag Heuer; all sitting alongside an exquisite collection of high end diamond, precious stones & pearl jewellery

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July 17 – July 23

Monday July 17

There’s nothing listed for today but there’s still lots to do! You can find lots of ideas in our Activities section or click here to find a toddler and baby group
 

Tuesday July 18

It’s magic!

For 2 – 5 yrs. Listen to stories exploring work in the galleries and make art of your own in the studio to take home.

Address: Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RB

Date: July 18

Time: 10.00 – 11.30

Price: £3 per child

Booking: Booking essential via phone or e-mail

Contact:01223 332904 or education@fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/calendar/whatson/its-magic-21

 



 

Wednesday July 19

Baby Magic

This gently structured session allows babies to discover aspects of our collection through sensory exploration of colour, shape, texture, sound and movement. We will enjoy the galleries together and then get creative in the studio. 0 – 2 years

Address: Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RB

Date: July 19

Time: 10.00 – 11.00

Price: £3 per child

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 332900 or education@fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/calendar/whatson/baby-magic-10

 



 

Sounds Green 2017 

A weekly celebration of summer and music, Sounds Green is part of the Cambridge Summer Music programme of events. Westcombe Brass, Glenn Miller and Gershwin. Westcombe Brass are an exciting and versatile brass quintet based in London.

Address: Botanic Garden, 1 Brookside, CB2 1JE

Date: July 19

Time: Music begins at 6.15pm, lasting approx one hour.

Price: Normal Garden Admission for adults. Free for children U16

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 331875 or enquiries@botanic.cam.ac.uk

http://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/Botanic/NewsItem.aspx?p=27&ix=296&pid=2722&prcid=4&ppid=2722

 



 

Thursday July 20

Encore! Concert

We bring live music to everyone from babies to grandparents in a relaxed and informal environment. We believe in letting very young children hear music from all different genres. Sarah Bowden – Clarinet, Jill Morton – Piano

Address: St Mary’s Eaton Socon, St Neots PE19 8EJ

Date: July 20

Time: 10.30

Price: Adults £6, Preschool children FREE, school age children £2

Booking: Tickets on the door or reserve by phone

Contact:07887 373 133

http://encoreconcerts.co.uk/

 



 

Friday July 21

Brampton Wood – Night Creatures

A chance to see moths, bats, glow-worms and possibly more creatures of the night.

Address: Information Barn near Car Park, Brampton Wood, Cambs, Near to PE28 0DB

Date: July 21

Time: 22.00 – 23.59

Price: Free, donations welcome

Booking: Drop in

Contact:07941 261346

http://www.wildlifebcn.org/events/2017/07/21/brampton-wood-night-creatures?instance=0

 



 

Saturday July 22

Cambridge Open Studios

Artists across Cambridgshire open their studios to the public so you can see how their work is made. Details online & in free Open Studios guide. This will be widely available in shops, galleries, libraries and tourist information centres

Address: Various locations in Cambridge & surrounds

Date: July 22

Time: 11.00 – 18.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

https://www.camopenstudios.co.uk/cos-search/a-to-z-grid

 



 

Great British Summer Day

From strawberries and cream and sandcastles to donkey rides and deckchairs, Great British Summer Day at Newmarket Racecourses is a celebration of all the most fabulous British traditions! Alongside a great afternoon of racing there will be lots of fun activities to entertain racegoers of every age.

Address: Adnams July Course, Newmarket, CB8 0XE

Date: July 22

Time: Opens 12.10, First race 14.10, Last race 17.30

http://newmarket.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/summer-saturday-16th-july

 



 

Outdoor theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Bring a picnic, relax in the Old Rectory Restaurant Garden and enjoy some midsummer magic and mayhem from critically acclaimed theatre company The Pantaloons. Children welcome

Address: Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0BW

Date: July 22

Time: 19.30 -21.30

Price: Adults £16. Children £10. Family tickets avaliable

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 206000 or wimpolehall@nationaltrust.org.uk

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/4663b4f5-ccf5-4fd4-bbee-b20ba70bb4c3/pages/details

 



 

Rachel’s Robots 

Come and be introduced to our latest robot ‘staff’ member, Jennifer!  There will be a short talk on Robotics – the past, present and future – followed by a robotics demo that will end with Jennifer doing a bit of Tai-Chi (depends on her mood, of course!).

Address: The Centre for Computing History, Rene Court, Coldham’s Road, Cambridge CB1 3EW

Date: July 22

Time: 10.00 – 17.00

Price: Event free. Normal museum admission

Booking: 01223 214446

Contact:admin@computinghistory.org.uk

http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/44255/Rachel-s-Robots-22-July-2017/

 



 

Sunday July 23

Bourn Mill open day and teas

Come and see inside one of the oldest mills in the country, set in the beautiful scenery of Caxton Road, Bourn. Owned by CambridgePPF and run by volunteer guides who will tell you the history of the mill. If the weather is favourable you may even witness the incredible sight of the mill being turned on its post. Tea and cakes available.

Address: Bourn Mill, Caxton Road, Bourn CB23 2SU

Date: July 23

Time: 14.00 – 16.00

Price: Adults £3.00, children £1.00.

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 243830 or http://www.cambridgeppf.org/contact/

http://www.cambridgeppf.org/events/bourn-mill-open-day-2/

 



 

Animal Fun Day

Hop on and off the train to explore. Stop off to experience life as a small animal first hand, catch up with Marshall from Paw Patrol or play on the inflatables. Try your hand at chicken agility, do a spot of shopping and meet some of our available dogs*. Have fun with your dog in our School for Dogs show* or take one of our ferrets for a walk! Finish off by doing what cats do best and relax in our den. *Weather dependent. Exposing pets to hot weather can be dangerous, please leave your dogs at home if it is too hot.

Address: Wood Green, The Animal’s Charity, King’s Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, PE29 2NH. Please be aware that access to Kings Bush Farm for the Animal Fun Day will be via an alternative entrance, approximately 0.3 miles from the usual entrance on the A1198.

Date: July 23

Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Price: Suggested donation £2

Booking: Drop in

Contact:0300 303 9333 or https://www.woodgreen.org.uk/contact

https://www.woodgreen.org.uk/events/show/6157_animal_fun_day

 



 

Cambridge Open Studios

Artists across Cambridgshire open their studios to the public so you can see how their work is made. Details online & in free Open Studios guide. This will be widely available in shops, galleries, libraries and tourist information centres

Address: Various locations in Cambridge & surrounds

Date: July 23

Time: 11.00 – 18.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

https://www.camopenstudios.co.uk/cos-search/a-to-z-grid

 



 

Children’s Workshop Owen Gunnell & Quartet 19: Cambridge Summer Music Festival

The important thing to know about this workshop is that everyone will get to play an instrument. There will be an impromptu samba/drumming piece, as well as improvisation on some tuned instruments…. most of all it will be fun!

Address: Hills Road Sixth Form College, Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 8PE

Date: July 23

Time: 11.00

Price: £8

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 357851 or tickets@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk

https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/tickets/events/children%E2%80%99s-workshop-owen-gunnell-quartet-19-cambridge-summer-music-festival

 



 

Family Concert- Owen Gunnell & Quartet 19: Cambridge Summer Music Festival

An exhilarating, interactive concert with music from Vivaldi to John Williams via African drumming, played on marimbas, vibraphones, xylophones and as many drums as Owen can fit in the van!

Address: Hills Road Sixth Form College, Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 8PE

Date: July 23

Time: 12.15

Price: Free admission to those who attend the Children’s Workshop at 11am. Otherwise Adults £11, Children £9 or Two adults and two children for £36

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 357851 or tickets@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk

https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/tickets/events/family-concert-owen-gunnell-quartet-19-cambridge-summer-music-festival

 



 

Music on a Sunday

Enjoy your very own theme tune to your day out this summer as your afternoon is accompanied by a musical treat each week. Whether you’re picnicking with friends, or taking a Summertime stroll, every Sunday you can enjoy music in the stunning surroundings of the Audley End gardens.

Address: Audley End House and Gardens, Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF

Date: July 23

Time: 12.00 – 16.00

Price: Free for English Heritage members. Normal admission charges apply to non members.

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01799 522842 or AudleyEndHouse@english-heritage.org.uk

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/whats-on/music-on-a-sunday-audley-end-house-and-gardens-23-07-2017/

 



 

Music on The Waits

Come along to the Waits on a Sunday afternoon and listen to a variety of bands play

Address: The Waits, Saint Ives PE27 5BY

Date: July 23

Time: 14.30 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

http://www.theoldriverportstives.co.uk/

 



 

Sunday Storytime

Drop in for storytime in the Children’s department

Address: Waterstones, 22 Sidney Street, Cambridge CB2 3HG

Date: July 23

Time: 11.30

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Waterstones-Cambridge/164889460229970?ref=ts&fref=ts

 



 

Youth Circus

Drop-in circus skills sessions for ages 8+ run by Cambridge Community Circus

Address: St George’s Church Hall, Chesterfield Road, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, CB4 1LN

Date: July 23

Time: 14.00-16.00

Price: £8 per session or £30 for a month pass

Booking: Drop in

Contact:07729 420644 or contact@camcircus.org

http://www.chaos.org.uk/ccc/youth.html

 



 

 

July 24 – July 30

Monday July 24

ChYpPS Summererdaze

Various activities organised by ChYpPS for school aged children. Activities vary by day & include sports, games, art & crafts, skateboarding & scootering & the community play boat. See full programme on weblink

Address: Locations across Cambridge

Date: July 24

Time: 11.00 – 17.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 457873 or https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/sites/default/files/summerdaze-2017-programme.pdf

 



 

Knights and Dragons

Hunt for dragons and design your own shield with a personal coat of arms. Age 6+

Address: Great St Mary’s Senate House Hill, CB2 3PQ

Date: July 24

Time: 13.00 – 16.00

Price: £2 per child

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 741722 or heritage@gsm.cam.ac.uk

http://www.gsm.cam.ac.uk/

 



 

What Does Nature Do for Us Anyway?

Join us to discover more about just how amazing the natural world is and all the very important jobs it does for us, by taking part in lots of fun activities at the environmental education centre and grounds. Some activities take place indoors if wet or cold. 

Address: Paxton Pits Environmental Education Centre, High Street, Little Paxton, St.Neots PE19 6ET

Date: July 24

Time: 10.00 – 14.00

Price: £3.50 per child

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01480 473161 or Debbie.mckenzie@wildlifebcn.org

http://www.wildlifebcn.org/events/2017/07/24/what-does-nature-do-us-anyway?instance=0

 



 

Tuesday July 25

ChYpPS Summererdaze

Various activities organised by ChYpPS for school aged children. Activities vary by day & include sports, games, art & crafts, skateboarding & scootering & the community play boat. See full programme on weblink

Address: Locations across Cambridge

Date: July 25

Time: 10.00 – 16.30

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 457873 or https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/sites/default/files/summerdaze-2017-programme.pdf

 



 

Crafty Tuesday

Create your own place mat to use when setting about your favourite craft activity. Suitable for children aged 3 to 14

Address: Houghton Mill, near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 2AZ

Date: July 25

Time: 13.00 – 16.00

Price: This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01480 301494 or steve.bellis@nationaltrust.org.uk

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/5b820821-adeb-4a7d-a30a-ddb126e8512b/pages/details

 



 

Fenland Fairies and Pixies

Meet all the fenland fairies, help them with a little magic, plus fairy crafts. Suitable for ages 3-7

Address: Wicken Fen, Lode Lane, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 5XP

Date: July 25

Time: 10.30 – 12.30 or 14.00 – 16.00

Price: £5.50 per child

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01353 720274 or wickenfen@nationaltrust.org.uk

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/4eb9df1c-4873-4926-9d08-184afec8203b/pages/details

 



 

Historical Printing

Discover Historical Printing at the University Library and have a go at different printing techniques using everyday items. Age 6+

Address: Cambridge University Library, West Rd, Cambridge CB3 9DR

Date: July 25

Time: 14.30 – 15.30

Price: Free

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 333000 or lw403@cam.ac.uk

http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/plan-your-visit/whats/discover-ul-historical-printing

 



 

Tea-Light Aquariums

Inspired by our Underwater Scene glass panel, make an aquarium-themed jam-jar lantern. 

Address: The Stained Glass Museum, The South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely CB7 4DL

Date: July 25

Time: 10.30 – 12.30 & 13.30 – 15.30

Price: £3.50 per child

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01353 660347 or shop@stainedglassmuseum.com

http://stainedglassmuseum.com/holidayactivities.html

 



 

Tile Stamping 

Help us fill in some of our missing floor tiles! Inspired by the Arts & Crafts brilliance of All Saints’ interior, design your very own decorative tile to print and take home.

Address: All Saints’ Church, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB5 8BP

Date: July 25

Time: 12.30 – 14.30

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:0845 303 2760 or central@thecct.org.uk

http://www.visitchurches.org.uk/

 



 

What Does Nature Do for Us Anyway?

Join us to discover more about just how amazing the natural world is and all the very important jobs it does for us, by taking part in lots of fun activities at the environmental education centre and grounds. Some activities take place indoors if wet or cold. 

Address: Paxton Pits Environmental Education Centre, High Street, Little Paxton, St.Neots PE19 6ET

Date: July 25

Time: 10.00 – 14.00

Price: £3.50 per child

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01480 473161 or Debbie.mckenzie@wildlifebcn.org

http://www.wildlifebcn.org/events/2017/07/24/what-does-nature-do-us-anyway?instance=1

 



 

Wednesday July 26

Big Wednesday

Mini festival fun days for the whole family. Celebrate the beginning of the summer with our famous junk
modelling boat race competition!

Address: Lammas Land, Newnham CB3 9JJ

Date: July 26

Time: 13.00 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 457873 or https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/sites/default/files/summerdaze-2017-programme.pdf

 



 

ChYpPS Summererdaze

Various activities organised by ChYpPS for school aged children. Activities vary by day & include sports, games, art & crafts, skateboarding & scootering & the community play boat. See full programme on weblink

Address: Locations across Cambridge

Date: July 26

Time: 11.00 – 13.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 457873 or https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/sites/default/files/summerdaze-2017-programme.pdf

 



 

Hands on with History: Seaside Holidays 

Dreaming of a seaside holiday? Come along to our seaside-themed craft activities instead and you can even play in our sandpit afterwards!

Address: Saffron Walden Museum, Museum St, Saffron Walden CB10 1JL

Date: July 26

Time: 11.00 – 13.00 or 14.00 – 16.00

Price: Adults £2.50, under 18s free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01799 510333 or museum@uttlesford.gov.uk

http://www.saffronwaldenmuseum.org/

 



 

Mud Glorious Mud

Your chance to get really dirty! Explore the finer qualities of mud, for throwing, painting, building and cooking (mud pies for the worms!). Suitable for age 3+ Wear old clothes! Bring a spare clothes, we have a hosepipe at the end to wash you down with, so bring bags for you to take muddy and wet clothes home in.

Address: Wicken Fen, Lode Lane, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 5XP

Date: July 26

Time: 10.30 – 12.30 or 14.00 – 16.00

Price: £5.50 per child

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01353 720274 or wickenfen@nationaltrust.org.uk

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/818fbc86-7c2d-4ec9-ae28-d616de848ff4/pages/details

 



 

Sounds Green 2017 

A weekly celebration of summer and music, Sounds Green is part of the Cambridge Summer Music programme of events. Afrosamba. Afrosamba is a Brazilian four-piece encompassing styles such as Afro Brazilian Jazz, Samba and Bossa Nova. Based in the UK, the group is fronted by Brazilian born Pilo Adami with seasoned musicians from Mozambique, Brazil and the UK.

Address: Botanic Garden, 1 Brookside, CB2 1JE

Date: July 26

Time: Music begins at 6.15pm, lasting approx one hour.

Price: Normal Garden Admission for adults. Free for children U16

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 331875 or enquiries@botanic.cam.ac.uk

http://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/Botanic/NewsItem.aspx?p=27&ix=296&pid=2722&prcid=4&ppid=2722

 



 

What Does Nature Do for Us Anyway?

Join us to discover more about just how amazing the natural world is and all the very important jobs it does for us, by taking part in lots of fun activities at the environmental education centre and grounds. Some activities take place indoors if wet or cold. 

Address: Paxton Pits Environmental Education Centre, High Street, Little Paxton, St.Neots PE19 6ET

Date: July 26

Time: 10.00 – 14.00

Price: £3.50 per child

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01480 473161 or Debbie.mckenzie@wildlifebcn.org

http://www.wildlifebcn.org/events/2017/07/24/what-does-nature-do-us-anyway?instance=2

 



 

Thursday July 27

Blunderbus Outdoor Theatre

The very funny tale of a small dog with big dreams! Based on the bestselling children’s book by Anna Kemp and Sara Ogilvie, this fabulous feel-good show features music, songs, hand-crafted puppets and Biff, the ballet-dancing dog!

Address: Milton Country Park, Milton, Cambridgeshire CB24 6AZ

Date: July 27

Time: 15.00 – 17.00

Price: Adult £10, child £7, family £32

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 420060 or mcp@cambridgesportlakes.org.uk

http://www.miltoncountrypark.org/events/

 



 

Children’s Archeology Day

Join us for a great day out with hands-on activities including searching for archaeological finds and ‘repairing’ ancient pots!

Address: The Farmland Museum, Denny Abbey, Ely Road, Waterbeach CB25 9PQ

Date: July 27

Time: 11.00 – 16.00

Price: Normal admission prices apply

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 860988/489 or info@farmlandmuseum.org.uk

http://www.dennyfarmlandmuseum.org.uk/?event=childrens-archaeology-day-2-2

 



 

ChYpPS Summererdaze

Various activities organised by ChYpPS for school aged children. Activities vary by day & include sports, games, art & crafts, skateboarding & scootering & the community play boat. See full programme on weblink

Address: Locations across Cambridge

Date: July 27

Time: 12.00 – 18.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 457873 or https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/sites/default/files/summerdaze-2017-programme.pdf

 



 

Coloured Glass Fusing

Learn to cut glass and apply this skill toward creating your own kiln-fired glass artwork. Please note that due to kiln firing times finished pieces will not be ready to collect until the following week. Age 7+

Address: The Stained Glass Museum, The South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely CB7 4DL

Date: July 27

Time: 10.00 – 12.00 or 14.00 – 16.00

Price: £12 per child

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01353 660347 or shop@stainedglassmuseum.com

http://stainedglassmuseum.com/

 



 

Shiny shields and mystical mirrors

As part of the Summer at the Museums programme you can visit the museum’s Treasure for the Gods exhibition then make your own shield or mirror. Suitable for 4-11 year-olds

Address: St Neots Museum, The Old Court, 8 New St, Saint Neots PE19 1AE

Date: July 27

Time: 11.00 – 15.00

Price: £3.50 per child

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01480 214163 or curators@stneotsmuseum.org.uk

http://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/

 



 

Summer Holidays: Board Game Bonanza

Retro reminiscence and childhood favourites for the whole family! Plus visit our Burwell Schools exhibition until 7 September. Wizard chess, real snakes and ladders, mouse trap, Burwell monopoly….there’s a game for everyone to play today! Plus make your own family board game and enjoy chessboard treats in the tea room.

Address: Burwell Museum, Mill Close, Burwell, CB25 0HL

Date: July 27

Time: 14.00 – 17.00

Price: Standard child admission for all family activities. One accompanying adult half price with a paying child.

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01638 605544 or museum@burwellmuseum.org.uk

http://www.burwellmuseum.org.uk/

 



 

What Does Nature Do for Us Anyway?

Join us to discover more about just how amazing the natural world is and all the very important jobs it does for us, by taking part in lots of fun activities at the environmental education centre and grounds. Some activities take place indoors if wet or cold. 

Address: Paxton Pits Environmental Education Centre, High Street, Little Paxton, St.Neots PE19 6ET

Date: July 27

Time: 10.00 – 14.00

Price: £3.50 per child

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01480 473161 or Debbie.mckenzie@wildlifebcn.org

http://www.wildlifebcn.org/events/2017/07/24/what-does-nature-do-us-anyway?instance=3

 



 

Friday July 28

Ammonite Suncatchers

Now its the summer holidays, who knows what the weather will bring this year? Why not brighten up your windows with your very own ammonite suncatcher. Once you have made your suncatcher see if you can find some beautiful examples of ammonites in the Museum.

Address: Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EQ

Date: July 28

Time: 10.00 – 13.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 333456 or sedgwickmuseum@esc.cam.ac.uk

http://www.sedgwickmuseum.org/index.php?page=events

 



 

Be a Bee

Enter the world of the bee … crawl into a giant flower and join in with games and crafts to discover what makes bees our stripy superheroes.

Address: Botanic Garden, 1 Brookside, CB2 1JE

Date: July 28

Time: 14.00 – 17.00

Price: Normal Garden Admission for adults. Free for children

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 331875 or enquiries@botanic.cam.ac.uk

http://www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/Botanic/Event.aspx?p=27&ix=744&pid=2718&prcid=0&ppid=2718

 



 

ChYpPS Summererdaze

Various activities organised by ChYpPS for school aged children. Activities vary by day & include sports, games, art & crafts, skateboarding & scootering & the community play boat. See full programme on weblink

Address: Locations across Cambridge

Date: July 28

Time: 12.00 – 15.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 457873 or https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/sites/default/files/summerdaze-2017-programme.pdf

 



 

Go Wild: All About Fire!

Part of our ‘Go Wild!’ series of events aimed at 8+ in this event we will be focusing on everything fire related! We will look at different ways to build and light a fire, how to stay safe around a fire, and how to cook some simple snacks on your own fire made from scratch. Event suitable for children 8 – 13 years

Address: Wicken Fen, Lode Lane, Ely, Cambridgeshire CB7 5XP

Date: July 28

Time: 10.30 – 12.30 or 14.00 – 16.00

Price: £5.50 per child

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01353 720274 or wickenfen@nationaltrust.org.uk

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/ec555644-ba0e-4507-81e0-4f0f76d17fa3/pages/details

 



 

Outdoor cinema: Toy Story (U)

Join Woody and Buzz in their first adventure at Wimpole Estate this summer. A family friendly daytime screening of this Pixar favourite. Bring something to sit on and a picnic to enjoy or hire a beanbag and tuck into our vintage ice cream van and wood fired pizza.

Address: Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0BW

Date: July 28

Time: 18.00 – 19.30

Price: Adults £10.50, Children £5.50, Uunder 3s £1

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 206000 or wimpolehall@nationaltrust.org.uk

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/3f41d933-f5ff-48e2-8948-84d131d57eab/pages/details

 



 

Shiny shields and mystical mirrors

As part of the Summer at the Museums programme you can visit the museum’s Treasure for the Gods exhibition then make your own shield or mirror. Suitable for 4-11 year-olds

Address: St Neots Museum, The Old Court, 8 New St, Saint Neots PE19 1AE

Date: July 28

Time: 11.00 – 15.00

Price: £3.50 per child

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01480 214163 or curators@stneotsmuseum.org.uk

http://www.stneotsmuseum.org.uk/

 



 

The Adventures of Colonel Carrot

Come and hear about the adventures of Colonel Carrot and his vegetable knights. Storyteller Marion Leeper tells adventure stories inspired by the drawings of Charles Darwin’s children. For under 5s

Address: Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EQ

Date: July 28

Time: 10.00 – 11.00 or 11.30 – 12.30

Price: Free

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 333456 or sedgwickmuseum@esc.cam.ac.uk

http://www.sedgwickmuseum.org/index.php?page=events

 



 

What Does Nature Do for Us Anyway?

Drop in family fun to discover more about what the natural world does for us!

Address: Paxton Pits Environmental Education Centre, High Street, Little Paxton, St.Neots PE19 6ET

Date: July 28

Time: 10.00 – 14.00

Price: £3.50 per child

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01480 473161 or Debbie.mckenzie@wildlifebcn.org

http://www.wildlifebcn.org/events/2017/07/24/what-does-nature-do-us-anyway?instance=0

 



 

Saturday July 29

Countryside Day

The bucolic charm of the Adnams July Course is the perfect setting for Countryside Day, one of our most popular Summer Saturdays. It’s an action packed day featuring fantastic racing and brimming with FREE rural themed activities and a wide variety of animals!

Address: Adnams July Course, Newmarket, CB8 0XE

Date: July 29

Time: Opens 12.00, First race 14.00, Last race 17.25

http://newmarket.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/summer-saturday-29-July

 



 

Grand Reopening of The Norris Museum – a Festival Weekend!

See our new faclities, meet characters from throughout the ages, print your own t-shirt, have a go at dancing, try our craft activities

Address: The Norris Museum, The Broadway, Saint Ives PE27 5BX

Date: July 29

Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01480 497314 or info@norrismuseum.org.uk

https://www.facebook.com/The-Norris-Museum-576610655688928/

 



 

Music For Kids : The King’s wobbly musicians : Cambridge Summer Music Festival

Who’s the sweetest, who’s the loudest, who’s the best of the King’s musicians?  There’s only room for one in the King’s court, so come along and help him decide.  Suitable for ages 3 – 7 years.

Address: Emmanuel United Reformed Church, Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RR

Date: July 29

Time: 15.00

Price: Adult £10, Child £7 or Book two adults and two children for £28

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 357851 or tickets@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk

https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/tickets/events/music-kids-king%E2%80%99s-wobbly-musicians-cambridge-summer-music-festival

 



 

Outdoor cinema: Secret Life of Pets (U)

Pixar show us exactly what our pets get up to when we’re not at home, a brilliant film that engages the children and entertains the adulst in equal measure. Bring something to sit on and a picnic to enjoy or hire a beanbag and tuck into our vintage ice cream van and wood fired pizza.

Address: Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0BW

Date: July 29

Time: 18.00 – 19.30

Price: Adults £10.50, Children £5.50, Uunder 3s £2

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 206000 or wimpolehall@nationaltrust.org.uk

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/17870017-e8bf-4bf3-bd4a-366d070c90df/pages/details

 



 

Summer holiday weekends

Join us over the summer holidays for a chance to ‘have a go grooming’ a pony. You will be able to brush and cuddle our friendly inhabitants and learn more about their welfare and nutrition.

Address: National Horseracing Museum, Palace House, Palace Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8EP

Date: July 29

Time: 11.00 – 16.00

Price: Normal admission prices apply

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01638 667 314 or info@palacehousenewmarket.co.uk 

https://www.palacehousenewmarket.co.uk/learning/families

 



 

The Wiggles – The Big Show

Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony will play everyone’s favourite Wiggles songs like ‘Hot Potato’, ‘Rock-a-Bye your Bear’ and ‘Do the Propeller!’, along with their Wiggly friends Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, Henry the Octopus and Captain Feathersword. For 1 – 5 years

Address: Saffron hall, Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4UH

Date: July 29

Time: 14.00

Price: Tickets £16.00

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:0845 548 7650 or info@saffronhall.com

https://saffronhall.com/calendar/wiggles-big-show/

 



 

Sunday July 30

Grand Reopening of The Norris Museum – a Festival Weekend!

See our new faclities, meet characters from throughout the ages, print your own t-shirt, have a go at dancing, try our craft activities

Address: The Norris Museum, The Broadway, Saint Ives PE27 5BX

Date: July 30

Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01480 497314 or info@norrismuseum.org.uk

https://www.facebook.com/The-Norris-Museum-576610655688928/

 



 

Music on a Sunday

Enjoy your very own theme tune to your day out this summer as your afternoon is accompanied by a musical treat each week. Whether you’re picnicking with friends, or taking a Summertime stroll, every Sunday you can enjoy music in the stunning surroundings of the Audley End gardens.

Address: Audley End House and Gardens, Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF

Date: July 30

Time: 12.00 – 16.00

Price: Free for English Heritage members. Normal admission charges apply to non members.

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01799 522842 or AudleyEndHouse@english-heritage.org.uk

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/whats-on/music-on-a-Sunday-audley-end-house-and-gardens-30-07-2017/

 



 

Music on The Waits

Come along to the Waits on a Sunday afternoon and listen to a variety of bands play

Address: The Waits, Saint Ives PE27 5BY

Date: July 30

Time: 14.30 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

http://www.theoldriverportstives.co.uk/

 



 

Outdoor Cinema:Alice in Wonderland (U)

A special ‘Before Sundown’ showing of the original Alice in Wonderland, step back in time (and down the rabbit hole) with us as we bring this superb classic back to life. Bring something to sit on and a picnic to enjoy or hire a beanbag and tuck into our vintage ice cream van and wood fired pizza.

Address: Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0BW

Date: July 30

Time: 18.00 – 19.30

Price: Adults £10.50, Children £5.50, Uunder 3s £2

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 206000 or wimpolehall@nationaltrust.org.uk

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/52da0e4e-569f-4f1e-a390-ab676cb613a1/pages/details

 



 

Summer holiday weekends

Join us over the summer holidays for a chance to ‘have a go grooming’ a pony. You will be able to brush and cuddle our friendly inhabitants and learn more about their welfare and nutrition.

Address: National Horseracing Museum, Palace House, Palace Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8EP

Date: July 30

Time: 11.00 – 16.00

Price: Normal admission prices apply

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01638 667 314 or info@palacehousenewmarket.co.uk 

https://www.palacehousenewmarket.co.uk/learning/families

 



 

Sunday Storytime

Drop in for storytime in the Children’s department

Address: Waterstones, 22 Sidney Street, Cambridge CB2 3HG

Date: July 30

Time: 11.30

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Waterstones-Cambridge/164889460229970?ref=ts&fref=ts

 



 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

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