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May 29 – June 4

Monday May 29

Cotton Tail Trail

Become a rabbit detective and explore our Cotton Tail Trail to discover more about our fabulous furry guests to win a prize! Suitable for ages 5+

Address: Wood Green Godmanchester Centre, King’s Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, PE29 2NH

Date: May 29

Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:0300 303 9333 or handson@woodgreen.org.uk

http://www.woodgreen.org.uk/events/show/5934_cotton_tail_trail

 



 

40s at Denny

The two day event embraces all things 1940s! Expect to meet costumed re-enactors including GIs, period demonstrations, listen to (and join in with ) 1940s songs performed by Mike Ruff, and admire vintage vehicles. Make your own 1940s brooch at Karen’s Make Do And Mend table. There will be a special themed make & take area for children and a family trail. Visit the 1940s Village Shop – treat yourself to your weekly sweet ration!

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

Date: May 29

Time: 10.30 – 17.00

Price: Adults £6, Children £4, under 5s free

Booking: Drop in

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

http://www.dennyfarmlandmuseum.org.uk/?event=40s-at-denny

 



 

Kings & Queens

Put on a right royal welcome at Audley End as we teach you to avoid the pitfalls of palace life and impress your regal rulers. Uncover the ultimate curtsy, bow like a pro, and entertain without being a fool. Find out how to be the King’s right hand man or the Queen’s favourite lady in waiting at this school for novice nobles. Get it wrong and it’ll be off with your head! 

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

Date: May 29

Time: 11.00 – 17.00

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/kings-and-queens-audley-end-house-and-gardens-29-05-2017/

 



 

Wicken Fen 24 hour Bioblitz

Join us as we try to identify and record as many species as possible in 24 hours. Will we discover species new the fen? See website for full timetable.

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

Date: May 29

Time: 11.00 – 23.00

Price: Normal admission charges + £2.50 per trail.

Booking: Drop in

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

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/8d40d3ca-2a6b-4fae-8cef-eee0cbdbeea9/pages/details

 



 

Tuesday May 30

A Night at the Cathedral

Part of Ely Cathedral Science Festival.

Address: Ely Cathedral, Ely City Centre

Date: May 30

Time: 19.00

Price: Free entry to the Cathedral (£1.50 online transaction fee applies) £5 for Lady Chapel Exhibition

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01353 667735 or http://www.elycathedral.org/contact-us

http://www.elycathedral.org/events/a-night-at-the-cathedral

 



 

ChYpPS – Abbey Active Adventures

Flight themed arts and crafts. Sports and games

Address: Dudley Road Rec CB5 8PJ

Date: May 30

Time: 13.30 – 15.30

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 420309 e or chypps@cambridge.gov.uk

https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/chypps-overview

 



 

Cotton Tail Trail

Become a rabbit detective and explore our Cotton Tail Trail to discover more about our fabulous furry guests to win a prize! Suitable for ages 5+

Address: Wood Green Godmanchester Centre, King’s Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, PE29 2NH

Date: May 30

Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:0300 303 9333 or handson@woodgreen.org.uk

http://www.woodgreen.org.uk/events/show/5934_cotton_tail_trail

 



 

Family Creative Afternoon

Join us during the May/June half-term week for our two special Family Creative Afternoons.

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

Date: May 30

Time: 12.00 – 16.00

Price: Normal admission charges + £2.50 per trail.

Booking: Drop in

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

http://www.dennyfarmlandmuseum.org.uk/?event=half-term-family-creative-afternoon

 



 

Kings & Queens

Put on a right royal welcome at Audley End as we teach you to avoid the pitfalls of palace life and impress your regal rulers. Uncover the ultimate curtsy, bow like a pro, and entertain without being a fool. Find out how to be the King’s right hand man or the Queen’s favourite lady in waiting at this school for novice nobles. Get it wrong and it’ll be off with your head! 

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

Date: May 30

Time: 11.00 – 17.00

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/kings-and-queens-audley-end-house-and-gardens-29-05-2017/

 



 

Pond Dipping and Minibeast Hunt

30 minute pond dipping session, followed by a minibeast hunt. Accompanying adults are free of charge.

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

Date: May 30

Time: Choose slot when booking

Price: £3.20 per child. No admission for adults

Booking: Booking essential

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

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/0f4fafa2-d195-4d63-8a8e-00be6fdf154b/pages/details

 



 

Rabbit Family Experience

Join us for a small group experience discovering what makes rabbits healthy and happy, make some exciting treats and meeting some of our furry guests. Suitable for ages 5 – 95!

Address: Wood Green Godmanchester Centre, King’s Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, PE29 2NH

Date: May 30

Time: 10.00 – 11.00 & 14.00 – 15.00

Price: Free

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:0300 303 9333 or handson@woodgreen.org.uk

http://www.woodgreen.org.uk/events/show/5943_rabbit_family_experience

 



 

Theatre workshops with Vital Sparks Theatre Company

Two preschool adventures for ages 2-5 years, children must remain accompanied.

Address: Wandlebury Country Park, Wandlebury Ring, Gog Magog Hills, CB22 3AE

Date: May 30

Time: TBC

Booking: Booking essential

http://www.cambridgeppf.org/events/4849/

 



 

Wicken Fen 24 hour Bioblitz

Join us as we try to identify and record as many species as possible in 24 hours. Will we discover species new the fen? See website for full timetable.

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

Date: May 30

Time: 06.00 – 11.00

Price: Normal admission charges + £2.50 per trail.

Booking: Drop in

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

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/8d40d3ca-2a6b-4fae-8cef-eee0cbdbeea9/pages/details

 



 

Wednesday May 31

Build Your Own Adventure Game

Twine is a brilliant online tool for constructing interactive stories.  Come along and learn to use it to build a tale of dragons, spaceships or spies (or maybe all three in one story!) that your friends can then play through. You’ll be able to let your imagination loose and maybe learn a thing or two about coding whilst you’re at it.  

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

Date: May 31

Time: 11.00 – 12.30

Price: £12 for workshop participants.  Accompanying adults £8.

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 214446 or admin@computinghistory.org.uk

http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/43792/Build-Your-Own-Adventure-Game-31-May-2017/

 



 

Children’s Drop in Science Session

Part of Ely Cathedral Science Festival. For children of all ages

Address: Ely Cathedral, Ely City Centre

Date: May 31

Time: 10.00 – 12.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01353 667735 or http://www.elycathedral.org/contact-us

http://www.elycathedral.org/events/childrens-drop-in-science-session

 



 

ChYpPS – Green End Road Reccy

All our ‘Reccy’ sessions involve outdoor fun and games in your local park

Address: Green End Road Rec CB4 1RS

Date: May 31

Time: 16.00 – 18.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 420309 e or chypps@cambridge.gov.uk

https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/chypps-overview

 



 

ChYpPS – Orchard Park May Fun

Seasonal crafts & activities

Address: Orchard Park Community Centre CB4 2EZ

Date: May 31

Time: 13.00 – 15.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 420309 e or chypps@cambridge.gov.uk

https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/chypps-overview

 



 

ChYpPS – Pizza Parlour Bookable

Come and make a pizza from scratch. For age 8+

Address: Brown’s Field Community Centre CB4 1RU

Date: May 31

Time: 10.30 – 12.00

Price: Free

Booking: Booking essential -Phone 01223 457873

Contact:01223 420309 e or chypps@cambridge.gov.uk

https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/chypps-overview

 



 

Cotton Tail Trail

Become a rabbit detective and explore our Cotton Tail Trail to discover more about our fabulous furry guests to win a prize! Suitable for ages 5+

Address: Wood Green Godmanchester Centre, King’s Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, PE29 2NH

Date: May 31

Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:0300 303 9333 or handson@woodgreen.org.uk

http://www.woodgreen.org.uk/events/show/5934_cotton_tail_trail

 



 

Evening walk to find bats at Byron’s Pool in Grantchester

Evening walk to find bats at Byron’s Pool in Grantchester organised by Cambridge Local Group

Address: Meet at Byron’s Pool, Grantchester Road, Trumpington CB3 9ND

Date: May 31

Time: 21.00 – 22.30

Price: Free. Donations Welcomed

Booking: Drop in

Contact:07866 935246 or cambridge.lgwt@yahoo.co.uk

http://www.wildlifebcn.org/events/2017/05/31/evening-walk-find-bats-byrons-pool-grantchester?instance=0

 



 

Go Wild: Geocache Challenge

Bring your family along to try some of our more challenging Geocache puzzles. This is perfect for those that have already attended our ‘Intro to Geocaching’ taster session, or those who know how to Geocache. We will also have our beginners taster trail set up for any new geocachers with plenty of help on hand if needed.

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

Date: May 31

Time: 10.30 – 12.30 or 14.00 – 16.00

Price: £12.00 per family for 1 GPS use

Booking: Booking essential

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

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/643a7dc6-af77-4f6d-b117-72b54d90cb3a/pages/details

 



 

Kings & Queens

Put on a right royal welcome at Audley End as we teach you to avoid the pitfalls of palace life and impress your regal rulers. Uncover the ultimate curtsy, bow like a pro, and entertain without being a fool. Find out how to be the King’s right hand man or the Queen’s favourite lady in waiting at this school for novice nobles. Get it wrong and it’ll be off with your head! 

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

Date: May 31

Time: 11.00 – 17.00

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/kings-and-queens-audley-end-house-and-gardens-29-05-2017/

 



 

Living wild

Bushcraft fun for unaccompanied children age 9 to 12 years. Drop your children off for the day to learn basic bushcraft skills. Please bring a packed lunch to eat around a campfire. Dress according to the weather.

Address: Wandlebury Country Park, Wandlebury Ring, Gog Magog Hills, CB22 3AE

Date: May 31

Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Price: £45 per child / £40 members

Booking: Booking essential

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

http://www.cambridgeppf.org/events/living-wild-bushcraft-fun/

 



 

Nature Explorers 

Take part in our Nature Explorer craft activities and our outdoor trail. What can you find in the museum grounds?

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

Date: May 31

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/

Thursday June 1

‘30 Days Wild’ Family Fun

Self-guided indoor and outdoor fun – lots to do whatever the weather! Come along and kick off your totally ‘30 Days Wild’ June. Activities to do here and activities to take away, all designed to inspire you to make a bit of time for wildness each day in June.

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

Date: June 1

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/2017/06/01/%E2%80%9830-days-wild%E2%80%99-family-fun?instance=0

 



 

Animal Art and Craft Fun

Join us for a fun family session filled with green fingered gardening fun and get creative with making feeding time fun for our small furries at Wood Green. Plus vet role play area for the little ones too.

Address: Wood Green Godmanchester Centre, King’s Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, PE29 2NH

Date: June 1

Time: 10.00 – 11.30 or 1.30 – 15.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:0300 303 9333 or handson@woodgreen.org.uk

http://www.woodgreen.org.uk/events/show/5944_animal_art_and_craft_fun

 



 

Big Trak Challenge

Big Traks are a great way to get young minds thinking about logical instructions.  Programming them to drive forwards and backwards is easy, but driving one through a maze will require some forward thinking! This activity is ideal for KS1 and KS2 students. Due to the number of Big Traks, participants may need to share if the activity is full. Please note that all under 14’s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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

Date: June 1

Time: 14.30

Price: £10 for workshop participants.  Accompanying adults £8.

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 214446 or admin@computinghistory.org.uk

http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/43801/Big-Trak-Challenge-01-June-2017/

 



 

Burwell Babble: Teddy Bear’s Birthday Picnic.

Bring your teddy to a special birthday party for the museum. Enjoy a story, trail and craft session just for under 5s. Younger siblings welcome

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

Date: June 1

Time: 11.00 – 12.30

Price: £2 per child

Booking: Booking essential via education@burwellmuseum.org.uk or 01638 605544

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

http://66.147.244.76/~burwellm/event/burwell-babble-teddy-bears-birthday-picnic/

 



 

Cotton Tail Trail

Become a rabbit detective and explore our Cotton Tail Trail to discover more about our fabulous furry guests to win a prize! Suitable for ages 5+

Address: Wood Green Godmanchester Centre, King’s Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, PE29 2NH

Date: June 1

Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:0300 303 9333 or handson@woodgreen.org.uk

http://www.woodgreen.org.uk/events/show/5934_cotton_tail_trail

 



 

Drop-in activities at the Fen Drayton Lakes Reserve

We have lots of free drop-in activities you can join at the Fen Drayton Lakes reserve. Lake Dipping – explore the underwater world, have a go at pond dipping and discover the magnificent underwater minibeasts that live in our lakes. Bug Hunting – go on a minibeast safari, play bug bingo and have a go at sweep netting to discover the minibeasts that live here – a bug adventure.

Address: RSPB, Fen Drayton Lakes, Fen Drayton Road, The Grange, Swavesey CB24 4QG

Date: June 1

Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01954 233260 or fendraytonlakes@rspb.org.uk

https://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/find-a-reserve/reserves-a-z/reserves-by-name/f/fendraytonlakes/events.aspx

 



 

Electronics Lab – Build an Electronic Dice

For this activity we’ll be turning our classroom into an Electronics Lab. We’ll have soldering stations set-up and our in-house electronics expert will help you assemble, solder and test your Electronic Dice kit ready to take home with you. This is a lively and challenging workshop aimed at children aged from seven upwards. All under 14’s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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

Date: June 1

Time: 11.00 – 13.00

Price: £26 for workshop participants.  Accompanying adults £8.

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 214446 or admin@computinghistory.org.uk

http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/43798/Electronics-Lab-Build-an-Electronic-Dice-01-June-2017/

 



 

Family Creative Afternoon

Join us during the May/June half-term week for our two special Family Creative Afternoons.

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

Date: June 1

Time: 12.00 – 16.00

Price: Normal admission charges

Booking: Drop in

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

http://www.dennyfarmlandmuseum.org.uk/?event=half-term-family-creative-afternoon

 



 

International Children’s Day

Come and help ChYpPS to wish all children a healthy and happy future by celebrating International Children’s Day! Dress in your favourite primary colour and help us light up Parker’s Piece with our giant parachutathon games. There will be activities for children of all ages including
sports, games, arts and crafts. Bring a picnic, invite your
friends and make an afternoon of it!

Address: Parker’s Piece CB1 1JE

Date: June 1

Time: 14.00 – 17.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 420309 e or chypps@cambridge.gov.uk

https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/sites/default/files/international_children27s_day_2017.pdf

 



 

Kings & Queens

Put on a right royal welcome at Audley End as we teach you to avoid the pitfalls of palace life and impress your regal rulers. Uncover the ultimate curtsy, bow like a pro, and entertain without being a fool. Find out how to be the King’s right hand man or the Queen’s favourite lady in waiting at this school for novice nobles. Get it wrong and it’ll be off with your head! 

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

Date: June 1

Time: 11.00 – 17.00

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/kings-and-queens-audley-end-house-and-gardens-29-05-2017/

 



 

Nature Explorers 

Take part in our Nature Explorer craft activities and our outdoor trail. What can you find in the museum grounds?

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

Date: June 1

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/

 



 

Friday June 2

‘30 Days Wild’ Family Fun

Self-guided indoor and outdoor fun – lots to do whatever the weather! Come along and kick off your totally ‘30 Days Wild’ June. Activities to do here and activities to take away, all designed to inspire you to make a bit of time for wildness each day in June.

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

Date: June 2

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/2017/06/01/%E2%80%9830-days-wild%E2%80%99-family-fun?instance=0

 



 

ChYpPS – Cherry Hinton Reccy

Join us for a nature scavenger hunt, sunflower planting, pot decorating and more

Address: Cherry Hinton High Street Recreation Ground CB1 9HZ

Date: June 2

Time: 14.00 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 420309 e or chypps@cambridge.gov.uk

https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/chypps-overview

 



 

ChYpPS – Jack Warren Green Reccy

All our ‘Reccy’ sessions involve outdoor fun and games in your local park

Address: Jack Warren Green CB5 8US

Date: June 2

Time: 15.30 – 17.30

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 420309 e or chypps@cambridge.gov.uk

https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/chypps-overview

 



 

ChYpPS – Pizza Parlour Bookable

Come and make a pizza from scratch. For age 8+

Address: Brown’s Field Community Centre CB4 1RU

Date: June 2

Time: 10.30 – 12.00

Price: Free

Booking: Booking essential -Phone 01223 457873

Contact:01223 420309 e or chypps@cambridge.gov.uk

https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/chypps-overview

 



 

Cotton Tail Trail

Become a rabbit detective and explore our Cotton Tail Trail to discover more about our fabulous furry guests to win a prize! Suitable for ages 5+

Address: Wood Green Godmanchester Centre, King’s Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, PE29 2NH

Date: June 2

Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:0300 303 9333 or handson@woodgreen.org.uk

http://www.woodgreen.org.uk/events/show/5934_cotton_tail_trail

 



 

Dinosaur door hangers

Be creative and make your own dinosaur door hanger for your bedroom door. If you don’t fancy a door hanger they make excellent bookmarks.

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

Date: June 2

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

 



 

Half term activity – Fairy Fun

A fun-packed magical afternoon for younger children including fairy hide and seek, building woodland homes and making stick towers. For ages 3-5 years. Advance booking essential. Children must be accompanied throughout. Bring a drink and snack.

Address: Wandlebury Country Park, Wandlebury Ring, Gog Magog Hills, CB22 3AE

Date: June 2

Time: 13.00 – 15.00

Price: £8 per child (£6 members)

Booking: Booking essential

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

http://www.cambridgeppf.org/events/fairy-fun/

 



 

Half term activtiy -Wild Animals

Track down the wild animals hiding in our habitats at Wandlebury. For accompanied children ages 4 – 8 years. Wear outdoor clothing.

Address: Wandlebury Country Park, Wandlebury Ring, Gog Magog Hills, CB22 3AE

Date: June 2

Time: 10.00 – 12.00

Price: £8 per child (£6 members)

Booking: Booking essential

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

http://www.cambridgeppf.org/events/wild-animals/

 



 

Traffic Cops with Scratch

The traffic in our classroom is out of control, and we need to train up some traffic cops to deal with the problem! In this half-day activity, we’ll teach you how to use the visual programming tool Scratch to control lights and buttons.  Then we’ll let you loose on our real-life, full-size traffic light system!  Will your code allow traffic to flow safely through the classroom, or will you cause chaos on the streets? This workshop is aimed at children aged seven and up and is ideal for children at the KS2 and KS3 levels. Please note that all under 14’s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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

Date: June 2

Time: 13.00 – 17.00

Price: £26 for workshop participants.  Accompanying adults £8.

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01223 214446 or admin@computinghistory.org.uk

http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/43484/Traffic-Cops-with-Scratch-02-June-2017/

 



 

Saturday June 3

Cotton Tail Trail

Become a rabbit detective and explore our Cotton Tail Trail to discover more about our fabulous furry guests to win a prize! Suitable for ages 5+

Address: Wood Green Godmanchester Centre, King’s Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, PE29 2NH

Date: June 3

Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:0300 303 9333 or handson@woodgreen.org.uk

http://www.woodgreen.org.uk/events/show/5934_cotton_tail_trail

 



 

Family First Saturday

Drop-in on the first Saturday of the month and join us for activities and art-making on the theme of gods and goddesses. Family tours with one of our educators will also run at 14.15 & 15.15 (recommended for ages 5+). Tours last 30 minutes, number restrictions apply.

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

Date: June 3

Time: 14:00 to 16:00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

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

http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/calendar/whatson/family-first-saturday-32

 



 

Garlands

Make some colourful decorations inspired by traditional Indian flower garlands.

Address: Botanic Garden, 1 Brookside, CB2 1JE

Date: June 3

Time: 11.00 – 15.00

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/Page.aspx?p=27&ix=2789&pid=2727&prcid=4&ppid=2727

 



 

Joust for Elizabeth

Meet Queen Elizabeth I on her royal progress to Audley End and witness the joust to end all jousts. Two of the most skilful knights in the Kingdom, mounted on their magnificent steeds, battle for love or eternal sorrow. Good or evil; who will triumph? Marvel as an ultimate display of chivalry determines the victor of this medieval spectacular.

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

Date: June 3

Time: 10.30 – 17.00

Price: Members: Adults £2.20, Child £1.70 Family £6.00 Non members: Adults £19.70, Child £12.10 Family £51.50

Booking: Booking essential

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

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/whats-on/joust-for-elizabeth-audley-end-house-and-gardens-03-06-2017/

 



 

Strawberry Fair

Strawberry Fair is a visual and musical extravaganza for all the family, a jamboree for people of all ages This year’s theme is FAIRY TALES! Join in a packed day of music and art for everyone with all manner of events. The Parade marks the start of Strawberry Fair, leaving from Christ’s Pieces, venturing through town, around the Market Square and back to Midsummer Common in full technicolour glory.

Address: Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB5

Date: June 3

Time: 12.00 – 22.30

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

http://strawberry-fair.org.uk/

 



 

Sunday June 4

Cambridge Junior Park Run

Free weekly 2km run for children aged from 4-14. It’s held at 10am every Sunday in Milton Country Park. Register once online and bring your printed barcode with you to get your time posted on the website so you can try and beat it next time you go.

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

Date: June 4

Time: 10.00

Price: Free

Booking: Register before your first run only http://www.parkrun.org.uk/register/

http://www.parkrun.org.uk/cambridge-juniors/

 



 

Cotton Tail Trail

Become a rabbit detective and explore our Cotton Tail Trail to discover more about our fabulous furry guests to win a prize! Suitable for ages 5+

Address: Wood Green Godmanchester Centre, King’s Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, PE29 2NH

Date: June 4

Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:0300 303 9333 or handson@woodgreen.org.uk

http://www.woodgreen.org.uk/events/show/5934_cotton_tail_trail

 



 

Family Dog Workshop

Join us for a free, interactive and informative family dog safety workshop, a must for anyone either living with a dog or looking to live with a dog in the future. Separate workshops for adults and children include talking dog language, staying safe at home and out and about, having fun with your dog plus hands on dog training (children’s workshop only). Suitable for age 5+

Address: Wood Green Godmanchester Centre, King’s Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, PE29 2NH

Date: June 4

Time: 10.00 – 12.00

Price: Free

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:0300 303 9333 or handson@woodgreen.org.uk

http://www.woodgreen.org.uk/events/show/5894_family_dog_workshop

 



 

Hinxton Watermill open day

Come and look round this stunning working watermill, dating back to the Domesday Book. Owned by CambridgePPF and run by volunteer guides who will tell you the history of the mill. Children can take part in the popular Where’s Ratty contest!

Address: On the River Cam, in the village of Hinxton. CB10 1RD

Date: June 4

Time: 14.30 – 17.30

Price: Adults £3.00, children £1.00.

Booking: Drop in

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

http://www.cambridgeppf.org/events/hinxton-watermill-open-day-2/

 



 

Jazz and Brass in the Parks

From June to September there will be jazz and brass bands playing in Cambridge’s parks and open spaces for you to enjoy. Just turn up, bring a picnic and enjoy Jazz and Brass in Cambridge’s beautiful leafy parks! This week Waterbeach Brass

Address: Cherry Hinton Hall

Date: June 4

Time: 15.00 – 17.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 791791 or hello@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk

https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/city-events/events/jazz-and-brass-parks

 



 

Joust for Elizabeth

Meet Queen Elizabeth I on her royal progress to Audley End and witness the joust to end all jousts. Two of the most skilful knights in the Kingdom, mounted on their magnificent steeds, battle for love or eternal sorrow. Good or evil; who will triumph? Marvel as an ultimate display of chivalry determines the victor of this medieval spectacular.

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

Date: June 4

Time: 10.30 – 17.00

Price: Members: Adults £2.20, Child £1.70 Family £6.00 Non members: Adults £19.70, Child £12.10 Family £51.50

Booking: Booking essential

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

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/whats-on/joust-for-elizabeth-audley-end-house-and-gardens-03-06-2017/

 



 

Mini Beast Hunt & Nature Walk

Local nature writer David Chandler leads an exciting hunt for mini-beasts, birds and cool creatures in the Almonry Garden. David is an environmental educator and loves introducing people to the natural world. With special afternoon teas and ice-cream available at The Almonry

Address: Ely Cathedral, Ely City Centre

Date: June 4

Time: 15.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01353 667735 or http://www.elycathedral.org/contact-us

http://www.elycathedral.org/events/mini-beast-hunt-and-nature-walk

 



 

Sunday Storytime

Drop in for storytime in the Children’s department

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

Date: June 4

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: June 4

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

 



 

 

June 5 – June 11

Monday June 5

After school play

Fun & games, arts & crafts with ChYpPS

Address: Nuns Way Pavilion Nun’s Way Recreation Ground CB4 2PH

Date: June 5

Time: 15.50 – 17.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 457873 or chypps@cambridge.gov.uk

https://www.facebook.com/chypps/

 



 

Tuesday June 6

Seven 11

Senior Youth Club for children and young people in school years 7 – 11. Please note, children are allowed to come & go as they please

Address: Trumpington Pavilion, Paget Rd, Cambridge CB2 9JT

Date: June 6

Time: 18.30 – 20.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in. Membership form to complete on first visit

Contact:01223 847433 or Kelly.Smith@cambridge.gov.uk

http://www.trumpingtonresidentsassociation.org/Pavilion.html

 



 

Top Trumps

Junior Youth Club for children in school years 3 – 6. Please note, children are allowed to come & go as they please

Address: Trumpington Pavilion, Paget Rd, Cambridge CB2 9JT

Date: June 6

Time: 16.00 – 17.30

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in. Membership form to complete on first visit

Contact:01223 847433 or Kelly.Smith@cambridge.gov.uk

http://www.trumpingtonresidentsassociation.org/Pavilion.html

 



 

Wednesday June 7

St Ives International Children’s Day

Events include Mountain Climbing, Zorbs, Bike Show and much more

Address: Warner’s Park, Saint Ives PE27 5QJ

Date: June 7

Time: 11.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

https://ourstives.com/event/st-ives-international-childrens-day/

 



 

Thursday June 8

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
 

Friday June 9

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
 

Saturday June 10

Arbury Carnival

Arbury carnival is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary this year! There will be stalls, arena events & fair grounds as well as as a family evening event which is new for this year.

Address: Arbury Town Park, Campkin Road, Cambridge

Date: June 10

Time: 11.00 – 17.00. procession starts at 12.00. Evening family concert 19.00 – 22.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 712038 or general@arburycarnival.org

http://www.arburycarnival.org/

 



 

Blast Off! Dr Bunhead Science Show

The amazing stunt scientist Dr Bunhead presents his ‘Blast Off’ Show, bringing science to life with explosive experiments, mayhem and live music. This special show is for children and families- don’t miss it!

Address: Ely Cathedral, Ely City Centre

Date: June 10

Time: 16.30

Price: Tickets £10, £6 children. Family Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children) £30 available

Booking: Booking essential

Contact:01353 667735 or http://www.elycathedral.org/contact-us

http://www.elycathedral.org/events/blast-off-dr-bunhead-science-show

 



 

Houghton Meadows Guided Walk

Local experts will show us the variety of wildlife in these lovely old meadows. The wildflowers should be at their best. There should also be some invertebrates to discover.

Address: Meet at the reserve. Best way to get there is by cycle! Or park in Houghton Village or at Burgess Hall and walk along The Thicket (about 3/4 mile)., Houghton Meadows Parking: Houghton PE28 2BQ or Burgess Hall PE27 6WU

Date: June 10

Time: 14.30 – 16.30

Price: Free. Donations Welcomed

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01480 457795 or timpfryer@gmail.com

http://www.wildlifebcn.org/events/2017/06/10/houghton-meadows-guided-walk?instance=0

 



 

Summer Saturday: Animal Health Trust Charity Race Day

To celebrate the arrival of the summer season we’re kicking off our Summer Saturdays with a fantastic 7 fixture racecard. There’s a fantastic afternoon of racing as well as lots of attractions for all racegoers to enjoy for free. There will be family entertainment including inflatables, face painting and Rowley’s Kids Club

Address: Adnams July Course, Newmarket, CB8 0XE

Date: June 10

Time: 11.55 – 18.25

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

 



 

Trumpington Meadows Discovery Day

Celebrate the wonder of wildlife at Trumpington Meadows with our annual Discovery Day. There will be plenty of wildlife activities going on through the day, you can meet local community groups and enjoy refreshments at this beautiful reserve. 

Address: Trumpington Meadows Nature Reserve, Granchester Road, Cambridge CB3 9ND

Date: June 10

Time: 11.00 – 16.00

Price: Free. Donations Welcomed

Booking: Drop in

Contact:07734 478471 or TrumpingtonMeadows@wildlifebcn.org

http://www.wildlifebcn.org/events/2017/06/10/trumpington-meadows-discovery-day?instance=0

 



 

Sunday June 11

Cambridge Junior Park Run

Free weekly 2km run for children aged from 4-14. It’s held at 10am every Sunday in Milton Country Park. Register once online and bring your printed barcode with you to get your time posted on the website so you can try and beat it next time you go.

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

Date: June 11

Time: 10.00

Price: Free

Booking: Register before your first run only http://www.parkrun.org.uk/register/

http://www.parkrun.org.uk/cambridge-juniors/

 



 

Jazz and Brass in the Parks

From June to September there will be jazz and brass bands playing in Cambridge’s parks and open spaces for you to enjoy. Just turn up, bring a picnic and enjoy Jazz and Brass in Cambridge’s beautiful leafy parks! This week Malcolm Talbott’s Big Brass band

Address: Jesus Green

Date: June 11

Time: 15.00 – 17.00

Price: Free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01223 791791 or hello@cambridgelivetrust.co.uk

https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/city-events/events/jazz-and-brass-parks

 



 

Steampunk at Denny

We’re delighted to be teaming up with Steampunk in Cambridge group and the Cambridge Museum of Technology for a day of Victorian and science fiction fun. Expect to come face to face with aliens and zoombies!

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

Date: June 11

Time: 10.30 – 17.00

Price: Normal admission charges

Booking: Drop in

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

http://www.dennyfarmlandmuseum.org.uk/?event=steampunk-at-denny

 



 

Summer Open Garden

Summer opening with acres of gardens and woodland walks, large borders and a multitude of roses and rare and unusual plants. Specialist plant stalls. If the weather is fine why not treat yourself to a glass of Rose in the Kitchen Garden?

Address: Chippenham Park, Chippenham, Ely CB7 5PT

Date: June 11

Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Price: Entry Adults £5, children free

Booking: Drop in

Contact:01638 721416 or info@chippenhamparkevents.co.uk

http://www.chippenhamparkgardens.info/opening-times.htm

 



 

Sunday Storytime

Drop in for storytime in the Children’s department

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

Date: June 11

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: June 11

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

 



 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

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