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

May 4-8th Ely's Eel Festival
May 5-7th Tudor May Day Celebrations (Kentwell Hall)
May 6th Bartlow Three-Counties Walk
May 7th Reach Fair
May 13thSouth Suffolk Show (Ampton Racehourse)
May 13th Sawston Fun Run
May 26-27th Duxford Air Festival
June 2nd Strawberry Fair (Cambridge)
June 3rdCambridgeshire county show (Wimpole Hall)
June 3rd Sawston Fete (Spicers Field, 1pm)
June 9thArbury Carnival
June 9-10th Cambridge Town and Country Show (Parkers Piece)
June 10th Open Farm Sunday (Knapwell, Hilton, etc)
June 11th Making buildings and structures (Wandlebury)
June 16-17th Tudor Midsummer (Kentwell Hall)
June 20-25th Midsummer Fair (Midsummer common, Cambridge)
June 25th Making bows and arrows (Wandlebury)
June 27-28th Royal Norfolk Show (near Norwich)
June 30th-July 8th Swavesey Festival
July 1st Park Life (Milton Country Park)
July 1st Aquafest (Ely)
July 7-8th Buckden Village Festival
July 8-15th Shelford Festival & Feast
July 13-15th The Big Weekend (Parker's Piece)

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)