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

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May 23-25th Kentwell through the ages (Kentwell Hall)
May 23-24th VE Day Anniversary Air Show (Duxford)
May 24-25thSteam Days (Cambridge Technology Museum)
May 25-26thMedieval Jousting (Hedingham Castle)
May 26th Soham Carnival and Heavy Horse Show
May 29thConducting Carrots! (Computer workshop at Centre for Computing History)
May 29thScratch and Pi (Computer workshop at Centre for Computing History)
May 31stCambridgeshire county show (Wimpole Hall)
June 6th Strawberry Fair (Cambridge)
June 7th Open Farm, Burwash Manor
June 12-13th Conversazione
June 13-14th Tudor Re-Creation (Kentwell Hall)
June 13-14th Cambridge Town and Country Show (Parkers Piece)
June 18-23rd Midsummer Fair (Midsummer common, Cambridge)
June 20-21st Tudor Re-Creation (Kentwell Hall)
July 1-2nd Royal Norfolk Show (near Norwich)
July 4-5thth Buckden Village Festival
July 10-12th The Big Weekend (Parker's Piece)
July 5th Aquafest (Ely)
July 6-12th Shelford Festival & Feast
July 11thWorld Peashooting Championship (Witcham)
July 25thNintendo Life Gaming Night (Centre for Computing History)

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
Updated January 2015
Assisted by Patrick Gosling, Olivier Suard, James Matheson and Lydia Pollard.
Tim Love (tpl@eng.cam.ac.uk)