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What’s on August


Cambridge Thai Festival, Parker’s Piece, Sat 4-Sun 5 Aug

Experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Parker’s Piece, tickets are £4 and there’s a host of food, drink and entertainment on offer.


Movies on the Meadows, Grantchester, Fri 24 -Mon 27 Aug

The Cambridge Film Festival is bringing some of your favourites to Grantchester this month. Tickets are from £6-16.


Seafood BBQ and English Sparkling Wine, Tuddenham Mill, Sun 26 Aug

East Anglian seafood paired with English wines. Result!


Cambridge Cocktail Weekend, Cambridge Corn Exchange, Friday 24-Sunday 26 Aug

This is how to spend your bank holiday weekend; three days of cocktails, dancing and live entertainment at the Corn Exchange. Get our discount code here.


Summer Saturdays, Newmarket Racecourse – Sat 4, 11, 18 Aug

This series of family friendly Saturdays at the races are perfect for parents and kids. You can keep an eye on the horses whilst the kids have a blast.


Farmer’s Apprentice, Sacrewell Farm, throughout August

Head to Sacrewell Farm for some seriously wholesome fun.


Star Wars Destiny: Way of the Force Launch Event, Heffers, Sat 4 Aug

Heffers has some fantastic events, and this one is sure to put a smile on the faces of all Star Wars fans.


Family Art Week, Fitzwilliam Museum, until 3 Aug

Grab your brushes and get involved at the Fitz this summer.


Swagger, La Raza, Fri 3 Aug

La Raza has an eclectic range of live entertainment, make sure you catch Swagger there this month.


Family Picnic, The Plough, Great Chesterford, Mon 27 Aug

The Plough has a lovely, large outdoor space perfect for a family picnic.


Nile Rogers and Chic, Newmarket Racecourse, Fri 10 Aug

Legend Nile Rogers appears this summer as part of the Newmarket Nights series.


Top Gun, Sundown Cinema, Jockey Club Rooms, Newmarket, Top Gun, Sat 11 Aug

Did Tom Cruise ever do anything as fine as Top Gun? Relive your crush at the stunning Jockey Club Rooms this month.


Sundowner Sessions, The Gog, Fri 24 and Fri 31 Aug

The Gog’s Sundowner Sessions return this summer, so grab some friends, head up the hill and watch some spectacular sunsets.


Greatest Showman, Star and Mouse Cinema, Lanwades, Newmarket, Sun 12 Aug


Peter Pan Outdoor Theatre, Immersion Theatre, Milton Country Park – Thurs 16 Aug


Wine Tasting Tour of the South of France, Cambridge Wine Merchants, Weds 1 Aug


Enchante, Cambridge Junction, Fri 31 Aug & Sat 1 Sep

Head along to the Junction and support this dance troupe who are raising money for the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust. Tickets are £14

Unicorn Party, Waterstones, Cambridge, Sat 18 Aug

Doesn’t everyone need to go to a Unicorn Party every now and then?

Science Detectives, Cambridge University Zoology Museum, Sat 18 Aug


Green Man Gin Festival, Trumpington, Sat 11 Aug


PREVIEW – Art 4 Africa Exhibtion– Private view, Weds 5 Sep, main exhibition 6-9 Sep

Check out our feature interview on the Art4Africa Exhibition here.

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