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Outdoor Events

Woodland Adventure Days

15th April-6th October 2024

Venue: Audley End Miniature Railway

Website: www.audley-end-railway.co.uk

Woodland Adventure Days run throughout the year, whenever they don’t have an event on. They are a relaxed off-peak, great-value day out. It's a lovely day out for parents and grandparents to take the...

Theatre & Cinema

Inside Out 2

19th July 2024

Venue: Stamford Arts Centre

Website: www.stamfordartscentre.com/whats-on/all-shows/inside-out-2/13434

Disney and Pixar's long-awaited sequel to the Oscar-winning smash Inside Out (Best Animated Feature) promises to be every bit as gloriously funny and touching as the original. Let Operation New Riley begin!...

Indoor Activities

Little Explorers at Ely Museum – July

19th July 2024

Venue: Ely Museum

Address: The Old Gaol, Market Street, Ely

Website: www.elymuseum.org.uk

Little Explorer mornings are a workshop for accompanied pre-school children held monthly at the museum. Join them for creative sessions of themed activities, crafts, stories and songs. Enrich your day...

Outdoor Events

Enchanted Summer Adventure

20th July-1st September 2024

Venue: Audley End Miniature Railway

Website: www.audley-end-railway.co.uk

This summer, embark on a magical journey of discovery! Visit Audley End Miniature Railway to encounter the enchanted creatures who inhabit the woodlands.

Theatre & Cinema

James and the Giant Peach

20th July 2024

Venue: Stamford Arts Centre

Website: www.stamfordartscentre.com/whats-on/all-shows/kids-club-james-and-the-giant-peach/13433

From Henry Selick, director of Coraline and The Nightmare Before Christmas, comes this giddy, freewheeling adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s classic. Combining live action and stop-motion...

Outdoor Events

Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard

20th July-2nd September 2024

Venue: Skylark Garden Centre

Website: www.skylarkgardencentre.co.uk

Their biggest and most anticipated event! Explore the giant Maize Maze, and have unlimited fun for one day with everything the funyard has to offer, including Go-Karts, Pig Racing, Water Wars, The Beach,...

Theatre & Cinema

The Importance of Being Earnest

21st July 2024

Venue: Burwell House

Website: www.cambridgetouringproductions.co.uk

Wilde’s comic masterpiece gets The Pantaloons' treatment in their anarchic take on the classic comedy of manners. Snappy new songs and frantically funny physical theatre give this perennially popular...

Outdoor Events

Holiday Bushcraft for 5-12 year olds

22nd-26th July 2024

Venue: Wandlebury Country Park

Address: Gog Magog Hills, Cambridge

Website: www.cambridgeppf.org

Holiday Bushcraft is run by experienced instructors from Wild Thyme & Embers, who will inspire children and share their knowledge and skills of surviving in the wild. The sessions focus on practical bushcraft...

Outdoor Events

Wistow Maze Opens

22nd July 2024

Venue: Wistow Maze

Address: Kibworth Road, Leicester

Website: www.wistow.com

The giant 8-acre Maize Maze has a fun Quiz Trail hidden amongst its three miles of pathways, with high-level bridges and towers. This year the maze has been designed in the shape of a Javelin Thrower and...

Theatre & Cinema

Angelica Sprocket's Pockets

23rd July 2024

Venue: Fairkytes Arts Centre Gardens

Website: www.cambridgetouringproductions.co.uk

Folksy Theatre – Angelica Sprocket lives next door. Her overcoat has pockets galore! And you’ll never guess what’s in them… Prepare to be surprised, thrilled and tickled pink by Angelica Sprocket’s...

Outdoor Events

Archery

23rd July 2024

Venue: Nene Outdoors

Address: Ham Lane, Peterborough

Website: www.nenepark.org.uk/Event/pay-and-play-archeryjuly24

Pay and Play Archery Sessions will run throughout the day. Why not pop down and have a go? Don't worry about the rain, archery sessions will take place under shelter in the Nissen Hut. Strictly for all...

Outdoor Events

Pond Dipping (Drop In Session)

24th July 2024

Venue: Lynch Lake Pond Dipping Platform

Address: Ferry Meadows, Peterborough

Website: www.nenepark.org.uk/Event/pond-dipping-drop-in-session-2

Visit for the drop in session and spend some time pond dipping and identifying the fascinating creatures you find. There may be a wait on the day due to the number of people attending. Suitable for ages...

Outdoor Events

Wild in the Woods (Cambourne): Sticks and Saws

24th July 2024

Venue: Cambourne Nature Reserve

Address: Cambourne, Cambridgeshire

Website: https://www.wildlifebcn.org/events/2024-07-24-wild-woods-cambourne-sticks-and-saws

Join Becca Badger for an adventure on Cambourne Nature Reserve. Walk to Oaks Wood, maybe climb a tree, and then have a go at making some things from wood using basic tools like saws, potato peelers, and...

Outdoor Events

Treasure Hunt

25th July 2024

Venue: Discovery Den, Ferry Meadows, Peterborough

Website: www.nenepark.org.uk/Event

Can you use the clues to help you find the hidden item at the end of the trail? The whole session will take place outside, so please dress for the weather. Ages 4-9 years. Cost £5.50. 10:30am - 12pm....

Arts & Crafts

Children's Fused Glass Workshop

26th July 2024

Venue: Discovery Den

Address: Ham Lane, Peterborough

Website: www.nenepark.org.uk/Event/childrens-fused-glass-workshop

Join June from Semperart at this workshop, especially for children to make their own unique fused glass. There are two workshops, 10:30am and 11:45am. Once your piece is complete, it will be fired in a...

Outdoor Events

Flying Days: The Americans

26th July 2024

Venue: Duxford Airfield

Address: Duxford, Cambridgeshire

Website: https://www.iwm.org.uk/airshows/events/july-flying-day-one

A tale of two countries bound by duty, find out about the special relationship between America and Britain. Enjoy a few surprises in the sky and a great day out on the ground at Flying Days: The Americans....

Theatre & Cinema

The Sprite in the Doll's House

26th July 2024

Venue: Latitude Festival

Website: www.cambridgetouringproductions.co.uk

Some Kind of Theatre – The Queen’s doll's house is in disarray and its maker, Edwin, sets out to find the culprit. His search reveals Quercus, a noisy sprite who has lived through fairy tale history....

Outdoor Events

Buckfest 2024

27th July 2024

Venue: Buckden Millennium Field

Website: buckfest.org

Buckfest 2024 will be held on Saturday July 27th from 11.30am to 10.45pm. They will be running the Main, Introducing and Shed Stages with around 20 acts/bands playing on the day and will also feature the...

Theatre & Cinema

Despicable Me 4

27th July 2024

Venue: Stamford Arts Centre

Website: www.stamfordartscentre.com/whats-on

In the first Despicable Me film for seven years, Gru – the world’s favourite supervillain turned Anti-Villain League-agent – returns for a bold new era of Minions mayhem. More showings also on 29th,...

Theatre & Cinema

Labyrinth

27th July 2024

Venue: Stamford Arts Centre

Website: www.stamfordartscentre.com/whats-on/all-shows/kids-club-labyrinth/13431

A mercurial David Bowie stars alongside a young Jennifer Connelly in Muppets creator Jim Henson’s endlessly imaginative 1986 cult classic, executive produced by George Lucas. This is a witty, dazzling,...

Outdoor Events

Bourn Windmill Open Days

28th July 2024

Venue: Bourn Windmill

Address: Caxton Road, Bourn

Website: www.cambridgeppf.org/Event

Set in beautiful scenery, Bourn Mill was built during the reign of King Henry VIII! Not only can you see inside, you can also have a go at the incredible task of turning the whole mill on its post...

Theatre & Cinema

The Wave

28th July 2024

Venue: Latitude Festival

Website: www.cambridgetouringproductions.co.uk

Calf2Cow – The pirate ship, ‘Wave Goodbye to Your Sanity’ has been lost at sea for weeks, or perhaps it is years? Crewed by three buffoonish, broken, musical playing sailors, they need your help...

Outdoor Events

Wild in the Woods (Cambourne): Outdoor Art

31st July 2024

Venue: Cambourne Nature Reserve

Address: Cambourne, Cambridgeshire

Website: www.wildlifebcn.org/events/2024-07-31-wild-woods-cambourne-outdoor-art

Join Becca Badger for an adventure on Cambourne Nature Reserve. There'll be a selection of resources and ideas to choose from; they might make something from clay, create sculptures with sticks, take creative...

Theatre & Cinema

High School Musical

2nd August 2024

Venue: Harvest Barn Farmshop - Outdoor Theatre

Address: Whitehall Farm, King's Lynn, PE31 8GE

Website: harvestbarn.co.uk

Harvest Barn Farmshop are super excited to be bringing back their Outdoor Cinema after a sell out 2023 summer! This year they’re going bigger than ever, showing a number of amazing classic films in August!...

Outdoor Events

Thomas' Big Adventure

2nd August 2024

Venue: Nene Valley Railway

Website: nvr.org.uk

Join Thomas on his Big Adventure, as he takes the main line from Peterborough to Wansford with his special train. On arrival at Wansford, enjoy a fun-packed hour with the Adventure Show, Miniature Railway...

Outdoor Events

Lavender Love

3rd August 2024

Venue: Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Address: 1 Brookside, Cambridge

Website: www.botanic.cam.ac.uk/whats-on/lavender-love/

Make a scented lavender bag and other lavender crafts to make your home smell wonderful all summer long. Ages 3+. Children must be accompanied at all times. Free child tickets for this event must be booked...

Outdoor Events

Bug Hunting

7th August 2024

Venue: Rowing Lake Car Park

Address: Thorpe Meadows, Peterborough

Website: www.nenepark.org.uk/Event/bug-hunting2

Find out what amazing creatures make their home in the different habitats at Thorpe Meadows. Activities take place in outside areas, so do visit suitably dressed for the weather. This event will take place...

Outdoor Events

Wild in the Woods (Cambourne): Family Adventure Walk

7th August 2024

Venue: Cambourne Nature Reserve

Address: Cambourne, Cambridgeshire

Website: www.wildlifebcn.org/events/2024-08-07-wild-woods-cambourne-family-adventure-walk

Join Becca Badger for an adventure on Cambourne Nature Reserve. Meander around this accessible site doing silly challenges along the way (dance with a tree? Interview a spider? Jump off a log?) whilst...

Theatre & Cinema

Grease

9th August 2024

Venue: Harvest Barn Farmshop - Outdoor Theatre

Address: Whitehall Farm, King's Lynn PE31 8GE

Website: harvestbarn.co.uk

Harvest Barn Farmshop are super excited to be bringing back their Outdoor Cinema after a sell out 2023 summer! This year they’re going bigger than ever, showing a number of amazing classic films in August!...

Outdoor Events

Let's Ride: Charity Cycle Ride around Peterborough's Iconic Green Wheel

10th August 2024

Venue: Peterborough Central Park

Website: www.pect.org.uk/event

Let’s Ride! Take on Peterborough’s iconic Green Wheel. Help raise some money for local mental health charity, CPSL Mind. Get active, make new friends and help a great cause. If you’re new to cycling,...

Theatre & Cinema

Treasure Island

10th August 2024

Venue: Thurston Recreation Ground

Website: www.cambridgetouringproductions.co.uk

Dot Productions – Follow Jim Hawkins on his adventures starting at The Admiral Benbow Inn, continuing across the seas, and finishing with an exciting search on Treasure Island. A swashbuckling fun show...

Outdoor Events

Wild in the Woods (Cambourne): Dens and Sticks

14th August 2024

Venue: Cambourne Nature Reserve

Address: Cambourne, Cambridgeshire,

Website: www.wildlifebcn.org/events/2024-08-14-wild-woods-cambourne-dens-and-sticks

Join Becca Badger for adventures with sticks on Cambourne Nature Reserve. You might build dens, have a stick-throwing competition, set a trail to follow, or design a stick Olympics!

Theatre & Cinema

High School Musical 2

16th August 2024

Venue: Harvest Barn Farmshop - Outdoor Theatre

Address: Whitehall Farm, King's Lynn PE31 8GE

Website: harvestbarn.co.uk

Harvest Barn Farmshop are super excited to be bringing back their Outdoor Cinema after a sell out 2023 summer! This year they’re going bigger than ever, showing a number of amazing classic films in August!...

Outdoor Events

Ramsey Camp 1940’s Weekend

17th-18th August 2024

Venue: Ramsey Rural Museum

Address: Wood Lane, Ramsey, Cambridgeshire

Website: www.ramseyruralmuseum.co.uk

The museum is open and providing entertainment and refreshment throughout the 1940's weekend. Entrance is free. For details of the 1940's weekend itself see: https://ramsey1940s.co.uk

Theatre & Cinema

Dinosaur World Live

19th-21st August 2024

Venue: Cambridge Arts Theatre

Website: www.cambridgeartstheatre.com

Grab your compass and join the intrepid explorer across uncharted territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably lifelike) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including...

Theatre & Cinema

Hairspray

23rd August 2024

Venue: Harvest Barn Farmshop - Outdoor Theatre

Address: Whitehall Farm, King's Lynn PE31 8GE

Website: harvestbarn.co.uk

Harvest Barn Farmshop are super excited to be bringing back their Outdoor Cinema after a sell out 2023 summer! This year they’re going bigger than ever, showing a number of amazing classic films in August!...

Theatre & Cinema

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

23rd-25th August 2024

Venue: Cambridge Arts Theatre

Website: www.cambridgeartstheatre.com

Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos. Don’t miss this stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale of teatime mayhem......

Outdoor Events

Thomas and his Teddy Bear's Big Adventure

23rd August 2024

Venue: Nene Valley Railway

Address: Wansford Station, Stibbington, Peterborough,

Website: https://nvr.org.uk/product.php/529/thomas-his-teddy-bears-big-adventure

Join Thomas on his Big Adventure and bring your teddy out for a ride, as he takes the main line from Peterborough to Wansford with his special train. On arrival at Wansford, enjoy a fun-packed hour with...

Outdoor Events

Torch Light Nights

29th-31st August 2024

Venue: Skylark Garden Centre

Address: Manea Rd, Wimblington, March, Cambridgeshire

Website: skylark-events.co.uk/torch-light-nights/

Experience the maze with a twist in the spooky darkness of the night. This event is aimed at the whole family including kids. Don't forget to bring your torch!

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