Resources for Cambridge Parents

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With a strong emphasis on resources that have WWW pages

General Resources
Local places to go
Day trips
Health and Welfare
Local Organisations
Childcare
Local Event Listings
Parks and Playgrounds
Sports
Arts/Pastimes
CD Roms
Languages
Schools and Nurseries
Historical Re-enactments


Diary

August 16th SummerDaze: Jesus Green 1-4pm (ChYpPS)
August 19thTrump Youth Festival (King George V Playing Fields)
August 20thMill Road Feast
August 20-28th Tudor Re-Creation (Kentwell Hall)
August 23rd SummerDaze: Cherry Hinton Hall 1-4pm (ChYpPS)
August 25-28thMovies On Grantchester Meadows
August 27-28thFenland County Fair (Stow Cum Quy)
September 2ndStourbridge Fair
September 8-9thOpen Cambridge Weekend
September 9-16thCherry Hinton Festival
September 30thSoham pumpkin fair
October 7thWonderful Wandlebury – history and archaeology fun day
October 7thNCT Preloved parent and baby goods (Sports Centre, CRC, 2.30)

General Resources

The Tourist Office (behind the Guildhall) and public libraries have many pamphlets. Also

Local places to go

Day trips

See the Cambridge/London train timetables and National Express coach timetables. The coach to London is cheap for children (sometimes it's nothing) and has convenient drop-off points.

Health and Welfare

Childcare/Aupair/Parties

Local Organisations

Local Event Listings

Parks and Playgrounds

Sports

Arts/Pastimes

CD Roms

Languages

Schools and Nurseries

Historical Re-enactments

Several places offer Living History. The Special Events aren't always well advertised (see the Diary). Here are some options
Assisted by Patrick Gosling, Olivier Suard, James Matheson and Lydia Pollard.
Tim Love (tpl@eng.cam.ac.uk)