Things To Do In Cambridge September/October 2022
September 1, 2022

Cambridge Dragon Boat Festival – Saturday 10th September

The 2022 Festival takes place on Saturday 10th September on the River Cam at Fen Ditton and is one of the largest and most eagerly anticipated team events in the region.

Over 40 crews representing companies and organisations from all over Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas are expected to battle it out over the 200m race course. The teams will also be raising vital funds for Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie hospitals.

Location: River Cam at Fen Ditton

The Cambridge Autumn Food Home and Craft Fair – Saturday 17th – Sunday 18th September, 10:00 till 17:00

Sample and browse a terrific range of arts, crafts, food, drink, homewares and lifestyle stalls both in our large marquees as well as outside trade stands

There will be a small holding display with information on raising chickens, bees, or just growing herbs, plus a free all-day cookery demonstration program.

You also have to opportunity to enter your very own beautiful home-grown fruit or veg in a Produce Show.

Location: Parkers Piece, Parkside, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1JF

Mark Crooks Quartet – Jazz Concert at Stapleford Granary – Sunday 18th September | 12:00pm

Mark Crooks, clarinet & saxophone | Dave Newton, piano | Jeremy Brown, bass | Matt Home, drums. Four virtuoso and award-winning players perform arrangements of jazz standards, swing and bossa nova classics.

Location: Stapleford Granary, Bury Road, Stapleford, CB22 5BP

Autumn Festival 2022 – Sunday 18th September, from 10:30-17:00

This family-friendly event offers something for everyone! Wild outdoor play, traditional woodland craft, creativity, fun and games, and delicious local food. The event proudly supports local independents and community groups! 

All proceeds go towards maintaining Milton Country Park and help to keep this lovely green space open and accessible for everyone to enjoy!

Location: Milton Country Park

CAMBRIDGE SKA FESTIVAL 7 – Saturday 24th September

Join The Equators, Big 10, RudeSix & FrontLine Sound System for an epic night that is guaranteed to make you want to dance, stomp, skank and sing along!

Location: Cambridge Junction, Clifton Way, Cambridge, CB1 7GX


ABBA Disco Wonderland: Cambridge – Monday 26th Sept

Love Disco? Love ABBA? Look no further. Disco Wonderland brings you yet another dazzling & spectacular ABBA Disco Wonderland Tour coming this 2022! After four years of sold-out tours, we are back and groovier than ever.

Location: Mash Cambridge, 15 Market Passage, Cambridge, CB2 3HX


Cambridge Oktoberfest – Friday 30th -Saturday 1st

Celebrate a real Oktoberfest with German beer, food and music!

Location: Jesus Green, Cambridge

Dawn French – Saturday 1st October

Dawn French, the Queen of British comedy, returns to the stage this autumn with a brand new solo show, ‘Dawn French Is A Huge Tw*t’

“Roll up! Book early to see the telly vicar lady be a total tw*t on stage, live in front of your very eyes. And ears.”

Location: Cambridge Corn Exchange – CB2 3QE

Motown & Soul Night with Terry Jones – Saturday 1st October

Listen to Terry Jones play all your favourite Motown & soul classics

Location: Cambridge Workingmen’s Club, 125 East Road, Cambridge