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

October 4thNCT nearly new sale (Sports Centre, CRC)
October 5thModel Railway and Meccano Open Day (Cambridge Technology Museum)
October 11thApple Day at Burwash Manor
October 12th World Conker Championships, Ashton
October 13thMichaelmas fair (St Ives)
October 18thCastle Hill Open Day
October 20-Nov 2ndCambridge Festival of Ideas
October 26thApple day (Botanic gardens)
October 27-28thSteam Punk Halloween Cambridge Technology Museum
November 5thFireworks and Fair (Midsummer Common, 7.30pm)
November 21-January 5Parkers Piece Ice Rink
November 27-30th Bury St Edmunds Xmas Fayre
December 6thMill Road Winter Fair (Cambridge)
December 12-14thChristmas Fair (Bedford)

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

The City Council has a list of parent-related organisations including

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
Updated February 2014
Assisted by Patrick Gosling, Olivier Suard, James Matheson and Lydia Pollard.
Tim Love (tpl@eng.cam.ac.uk)