Things to do in July In and Around Huntingdon
July 1, 2024

Once Upon a Time in Huntingdon – Saturday 6th July – 10:00 am to 04:00 pm

On Saturday 6th July, Huntingdon transforms into a magical world where everyone can be part of FAIRY TALE DAY! Enjoy free entertainment and join in all the fun around town!

Are YOU the chosen one? Can you pull the sword from the stone?  Lost your crown? Craft a new one covered in jewels to show off your royal status! Want a sword? Ask the balloon man to forge one to fight off the dragons! Meet the beautiful princess and chat with Donkey. And so much more…

Location: High Street, Huntingdon, PE28 3

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History of RAF Wyton and the Pathfinder Force – Tuesday 9th July

Organised by Huntingdonshire History Festival, go along and listen to two expert talks from representatives of the RAF Wyton Heritage Centre. You will hear about the History of RAF Wyton From 1916 to the Present Day, followed by the history of the RAF Pathfinder Force.

Location: The George, George Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3AB

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St. Ives Carnival and Music Festival – Friday 12th – Sunday 14th July

A weekend full of fun!

Friday 12th – 6 – 9.30pm – Proms in the park

Saturday 13th – 12 – 9.30pm – Enjoy all the fun of the fair, watch some amazing performances from local groups in the area and on stage. They have a huge array of stalls to browse, food trucks to tempt you and bars to make you merry. The day doesn’t have to end there though… at 5pm they will have a free open air cinema so make sure to bring your blanket to snuggle up on! Plus, Ozone Breakdown boys with be prviding evening entertainment so you can dance the night away!

Sunday 14th – 12 – 9pm – Music Festival

Location : Hill Rise Park, St. Ives, Cambs PE27 6SP

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Chamber Orchestra of St Ives (COSI) – Free Church St Ives – July 13th 7.30pm PE27 2AL

For their 20th Summer Concert, they are delving into the Ghoulish and Macabre, featuring Trolls, European fairy tales, and lively folk melodies. Program highlights include the popular Peer Gynt Suites. All ages are welcome! Refreshments are served during the interval.

Adults £10 Under 16s Free

Tickets: On the door or via www.ticketsource.co.uk/chamber-orchestra-of-st-ives  (click on Chamber Orchestra St Ives Summer Concert for details)

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Ferrars Hall Summer Garden Party – Saturday 20th July – 02:00 pm to 04:30 pm

There will be games, entertainment, a raffle and Afternoon Tea.

For more details please contact: 01480 456 359

Location: Ferrars Road, Huntingdon, PE29 3DQ

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Cromwell Up Close – Tuesday 23rd July

A chance for an exclusive tour of the Cromwell Museum, including a rare opportunity to see and even handle some objects up close.

Location: Cromwell Museum, Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon, PE29 3LF

https://www.cromwellmuseum.org/events/cromwell-up-close-1

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Huntingdon Comedy Club with Zoe Lyons – Saturday 27th July – 07:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Chuckl. proudly presents Huntingdon Comedy Club. This show features Zoe Lyons.

Zoe has appeared in many TV shows including Mock the Week, Live At The Apollo, The Wright Stuff, Comedy Central at The Comedy Store Michael McIntyre Roadshow and many more.

Zoe will be joined by three of our favourite comedians from the U.K. circuit and beyond. Join as they bring you some of the biggest names in comedy, hand-picked artists you’re sure to love, and stars of tomorrow you’re yet to discover.

Location: Commemoration Hall, 39 High Street, Huntingdon

www.chuckl.co.uk

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Buckfest – Saturday  27th July – 11:00 am to 09:45 pm

Buckfest is a one-day festival held in Buckden, Cambridgeshire. We showcase 21 bands across 3 stages, we raise funds for local charities.

Location: Buckden Village Club, Burberry Road, Buckden, Huntingdon

https://buckfest.org/

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Barbecue Time – Lakeside Lodge, Pidley – Sunday 28th July from 11 am until 3 pm

Enjoy a delicious barbecue on the terrace and have a look around at the facilities

that Lakeside Lodge has on offer. Full bar and clubhouse menu also available.

 Location: Lakeside Lodge Golf & Country Club, Fen Road, Pidley. PE28 3DF.

 Tickets: No booking necessary.