Cambridge Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Cambridge? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Cambridge with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Cambridge and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Cambridge, featuring the best of things to do in Cambridge – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Cambridge fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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Cambridge Literary Winter Festival: 17 – 20 November

17 November @ 6:00 pm - 20 November @ 9:00 pm

£8 – £15

A feast of literary treats await at the Cambridge Literary Winter Festival from 17-20 November. Authors and speakers include George Monbiot sharing insights into How to Feed the World Without Devouring the Planet, Women’s Prize for Fiction Winner Kamila Shamsie introducing her new novel Best of Friends, Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain presenting a scrumptious new recipe book, historian Malcolm Gaskill taking his listeners back to a time of witch hunts, Christie Watson discussing The Messy Magic of Mid-Life, and many more! Treats also include a Literary Lunch and Literary Soirée, hosted by writer and critic Alex Clark. Concession tickets are available for under 25s, the unwaged and those feeling the pinch. Explore the full line-up and buy tickets at


17 November @ 6:00 pm
20 November @ 9:00 pm
£8 – £15
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various venues around Cambridge
Old Divinity School, Cambridge Union, Palmerston Room, University Arms Hotel, Fitzwilliam Museum
Cambridge, various Cambridge
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