Cambridge Festivals and Festivities – Summer 2015
30th June 2015
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There’s so much going on in Cambridge throughout the year, here is an insight into the major festivals that are taking place:


Cambridge Comedy Festival

If you enjoy comedy you’ll see a host of known and unknown names at the Cambridge Comedy Festival. Taking place from 14th to 20th July, there will be 26 shows over 6 days!   Tickets can be purchased on-line or from the Cambridge Junction box office on 01223 511 511. 


Cambridge Folk Festival

Started in 1965, The Cambridge Folk Festival takes place annually and is renowned for its eclectic mix of music and a wide definition of what might be considered folk. The best traditional folk artists from the UK and Ireland rub shoulders with more contemporary acts, the finest American country, blues and roots artists, acclaimed singer songwriters and even the odd pop star. Bluegrass, gospel, Cajun, zydeco, jazz, world, klezmer and a ceilidh are also regular features. Most artists perform more than once over the weekend on the different stages.  The festival will take place from 30th July to 2nd August live at Cherry Hinton Hall.


Cambridge Open Studios

Every July, the public are invited to visit the workshops and studios as part of the annual Open Studios event. This provides an opportunity for you to see their work and find out about the techniques they use and the passions that inspire them. Studios are open between 11am-6pm each Saturday and Sunday.

Dates for 2015 are: 4th-5th, 11th-12th, 18th-19th, 25th-26th July

For more information take a look at:

Jazz & Brass in the Park

Jazz and brass bands playing in Cambridge’s parks and open spaces for you to enjoy.

  • 5 July - City of Cambridge Brass Band - Christ's Pieces
  • 23 Aug - Savoy Jazz - Jesus Green
  • 6 Sep - Cottenham Brass Band - Cherry Hinton Hall
  • 27 Sep - March Brass 2000 - Cherry Hinton Hall

The Big Weekend

Friday 10th - Sunday 12th July, Parker's Piece

The weekend starts on Friday night with an evening of live music with Slade and Heather Small on the main stage, followed by ’Smart of Cambridge’ fireworks display.

To find out more about the summer events in Cambridge, take a look at this online brochure produced by the Cambridge Live Trust:


Keep checking our events page to see what’s going on.

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