Events on this weekend (23rd-25th) October
20th October 2015
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Events this coming weekend include:

 The First Cambridge Pumpkin Festival

The First Cambridge Pumpkin Festival

Yes, you heard it, it is the first Cambridge Pumpkin Festival and it's from Friday 23rd October to Saturday 7th November 2015

Dussehra Festival - Friday 23rd October 7pm at Cambourne Church

A Hindu cultural festival open to all. Kids will end the Durga Puja / Navratri festival by defeating Ravan.

Parents are encouraged to bring sweets /snacks / sparkling drinks as the part of celebration.

Haverhill Town Takeover - Saturday, October 24th 2015 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Cambridge Science Centre will hit Haverhill during half term and take over the high street with a science spectacular of hands-on exhibits and activities.

Cambridge Science Centre - Half Term Events

There are plenty of ideas for things to do over the October half term.  Take a look at their diary of events.

The Big Draw - The World's Biggest Drawing Festival! - Sat 24th Oct

Cambourne Arts Presents The Big Draw. Free for all. Have fun with art! Drawing, art and craft activities. Local photography group exhibition. Drawing, art and craft demos. Refreshments will be available.


Art Language Location - Sat 24th Oct

Art Language Location (ALL) 2015 brings exciting, new and experimental art to Cambridge. Now in its fourth year, ALL is proud to welcome work by some of the brightest emerging and established artists from across the UK and beyond.


King Charles III - Sat 24th October 2015

Mike Bartlett’s multi award-winning new play King Charles III comes to Cambridge Arts Theatre.


Keston Cobblers Club - Wildfire Tour Sunday 25th October

The Keston Cobblers Club come to Cambridge as part of their full UK tour.  Support from Wildflowers.  The brilliant pop-folk 5-piece

Competition of the week:

Win a Halloween goodies bag now! Facepaint, witches hat, fake blood, a spiders web and other scary accessories to help you celebrate Halloween!  Simply go here to enter our fun free prize draw:

Upcoming Events

Cambourne Timebank Halloween Fundraiser - Thu 29th October

Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard - Week of Wickedness

HALLOWEEN NIGHT Q's Mausoleum of Malevolent Monsters & the Musical Macabre @ Cambridge's only Alternative Club!

Cambridgeshire Timebanking: Exchanging Time- Connecting Lives | Tues 27 Oct | 7-9pm | Newnham College

This event provides the chance for you to hear from Cambridgeshire Timebanks about this growing movement. Learn how this simple idea can change lives. Our Timebank Ambassador Louise Walpole will be speaking about her experiences and how Timebanking has changed her life.

The evening will see the launch of our ‘Connections’ campaign; an inclusive art exhibition celebrating the work of Timebanks and their ability to connect people. We invite you to join us for a complimentary glass of wine to mark the launch.

The evening will also include the draw of our Grand Prize Raffle, for just £1 you have the chance to win a fabulous prize, including an evening meal and overnight stay at Quy Mill Hotel and Spa and a portrait photo session with Ian Stacey Photography.  Plus the knowledge that you will be supporting Timebanks to continue their great work! If you would like to buy a ticket please contact me.

The event is free, but to book follow the link


This week's featured businesses

Because Halloween is just around the corner, this week we have decided to feature 2 great local businesses.

Wardrobe Fancy Dress, 27 Cromwell Street, Cambridge

- the place to go for Fancy Dress!

Toad's School of Driving in Cambridge

Toad's School of Driving in Cambridge

Take driving lessons with friendly and patient driving instructors at Toad's School of Driving in Cambridge - one of the area's leading driving schools.

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