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

June 17th MRC lab open day
June 21-26th Midsummer Fair (Midsummer common, Cambridge)
June 24-25th South Cambs Country Fair (Linton)
June 24-25th Tudor Re-Creation (Kentwell Hall)
July 7-9th The Big Weekend (Parker's Piece)
July 8thWorld Peashooting Championship (Witcham)
July 26th SummerDaze: Lammas land 1-4pm (ChYpPS)
July 9-16th Shelford Festival & Feast
August 2nd SummerDaze: Coldham's Common 1-4pm (ChYpPS)
August 6thRoyston Kite Festival (Therfield Heath)
August 9th SummerDaze: Brown's Field YCC 1-4pm (ChYpPS)
August 16th SummerDaze: Jesus Green 1-4pm (ChYpPS)
August 23rd SummerDaze: Cherry Hinton Hall 1-4pm (ChYpPS)

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)