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

April 10th Pond Dipping (Wicken Fen)
April 15-17thHoliday Bushcraft (Wandlebury, 8.30-4) (5-12 y.o; £45)
April 19-22nd Eastertide (Kentwell Hall)
April 21-22ndEaster Joust! (Hedingham Castle)
April 27-May 12Wimpole Hall lambing (Wimpole Hall)
May 3-6th Ely's Eel Festival
May 4-6th Tudor May Day Celebrations (Kentwell Hall)
May 5th Bartlow Three-Counties Walk
May 6th Reach Fair
May 12thSouth Suffolk Show (Ampton Racehourse)
May 12th Sawston Fun Run
May 25-27th Kentwell through the ages (Kentwell Hall)

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)