What’s on this week
MON 1-SUN 7 OCT
Storytime, Central Library, Mon 1 Oct
If your little one loves listening to stories why not indulge them by taking them to the Central Library, so they can sit and listen to one. You too can take a little trip down memory lane by listening along with them (you know you secretly love stories as much as they do!)
Storytime, 10:30am-11am, Central Library, Cambridge, 7, Lion Yard, CB2 3QD
Gin Club, Cambridge Wine Merchants, Tue 2 Oct
Raise your G&T and get ready to enjoy the Cambridge Wine Merchants monthly gin club. You will be taught how to taste spirits in order to pick out each gin’s unique flavour. It’s a fun and informative night, something to look forward too at the beginning of each month.
Gin Club, £16.76, 7pm-10pm, Cambridge Wine Merchants,163, Cherry Hinton Road, CB1 7BX
Stained Glass Windows, Cambridge Science Centre, Wed 3 Oct & Wed 17 Oct
Create a beautiful stain glass window using science and everyday materials. Learn something new and have something stunning to show for it – how could you possibly say no?
Stained Glass Windows, included in entry fee £3-£4, 4pm-4:45, 44 Clifton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7ED.
Wintercomfort Pudding Night, The Crown and Punchbowl, Thur 4 Oct
Who doesn’t love pudding? Well now you can enjoy 5 of them after a hearty main course too! Throughout the evening you will be invited to score each of the puddings and then take part in crowning the ultimate winner. So go on – dig in!
Wintercomfort Pudding Night, £32, 6:30pm-9:30pm, The Crown and Punchbowl, High Street Horningsea, CB25 9JG
Knit & Natter, Stir Cambridge, Thur 4 Oct
If you love to knit join some likeminded people in Stir Cambridge, have a cup of coffee, and do what you love all while having a good old natter. The event is run on a monthly basis so come along and get down to the knitty gritty.
Knit & Natter, 2pm-4pm, Stir Cambridge, 253, Chesterton Rd, CB4 1BG
The Art Hound Gallery – Moniker Art Fair, The Old Truman Brewery, Thur 4 Oct-Sun 7 Oct
The Art Hound Gallery are proud to present Lauren Baker’s most experimental and explosive exhibition to date. ‘The Immensity of The Universe’ will be a full sensorial experience, cloaking the visitor in walls of stardust and crystals. The show will feature several new large scale Light Art installations: including “The Frequency of the Sun”, which allows the viewer to experience ever changing waves of colour and the actual sound frequency of the Sun.
The Art Hound Gallery x Lauren Baker ‘The Immensity of the Universe’, £11.37-£22.15, The Old Truman Brewery, 91, Brick Ln, London, E1 6QL
Badlingham Manor Show, Badlingham Manor, Thur 4 Oct-Sun 7 Oct
If you’re looking for some new pieces to expand your art collection, head to Badlingham Manor where Josie Eastwood Fine Art is holding an exhibition filled with work by not only well-established artists but some new finds too. On show will be contemporary paintings, drawings, ceramics, sculpture and more so go and have a peruse.
Badlingham Manor Show, 10am-5pm & 11am-1pm, Badlingham Manor, Chippenham, Newmarket, CB7 5QQ
Gael Sellwood ‘The Measure of the Year’ Private View, Cambridge Contemporary Art, Fri 5 Oct
Royal Horticultural Society Gold Medalist Gael Sellwood’s ‘The Measure of The Year’ is a collection of exquisite botanically inspired paintings. Her exhibition uses materials from her extensive conservation garden, which provides much of her inspiration.
Gael Sellwood ‘The Measure of the Year’ Private View, Free, 6pm-7:30pm, Cambridge Contemporary Art, 6, Trinity Street
Moscow, Midnight – An Evening with John Simpson, Wesley Methodist Church, Sat 6 Oct
John Simpson has been the BBC’s World Affairs Editor for over 25 years. Moscow Midnight is his revelatory new thriller and Heffers bookshop is inviting you to come along and hear about the book from the man himself.
Moscow, Midnight – An Evening with John Simpson, £22, 7pm-8:30pm, Wesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces, CB1 1LG
Cambridge Vegan Market, Cambridge Guildhall, Sun 7 Oct
Come and experience a plethora of vegan cuisines from all over the world, all provided by wonderful local businesses. You’ll have the chance to sample some high-end vegan food, drinks, clothes and cosmetics as well as having the chance to find out more about nutrition and the environment.
Cambridge Vegan Market, £2, 10:30am-4:30pm, The Guildhall, 2, Wheeler St, CB2 3QB
Brunch Club, The Great Barn, Sun 7 Oct
Instagram at the ready, it’s brunch time! Brunch is an increasingly fashionable meal and if you love the vibes you get from it why not spend your long and lazy Sunday in style. With the option of bottomless Bloody Marys and Mimosas for the grown-ups (obviously!) you can really get on board with this trend.
Brunch Club, £10-£35, 12pm-5pm, The Great Barn, Manor Farm, Bourn, CB23 2SH