Festival Day

Festival Day 2018 – Time Travellers!

  • Saturday 22nd September
  • 11am to 5pm
  • Recreation Ground, High Street, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge (find out how to get here)
  • FREE admission and FREE activities.

Festival Day principal sponsor:

Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, Festival day is FREE admission and the attractions are FREE for everyone to enjoy.

Festival Day 2018 has the theme of Time Travellers! Join us for a journey through time and space in the 100 seat planetarium!

The Festival has 4 main areas:

  • The Community Performance Arena
  • The Children’s Activities Marquee
  • The Sports Area
  • The Music Stage
Community Performance Arena

The Community Performance Arena will again be hosted by the wonderful JezO’s and will feature groups and activities from around the locality. Expect music, movement, martial arts and a little bit of magic!  The 2018 Arena participants will be announced soon.


Splitz Theatre Artz
Splitz Theatre Artz
Children’s Activities Marquee

The Children’s marquee includes a collaboration with the Cambridge Science Festival. Full details of exhibits will be announced soon.


Addenbrookes - Teddy Bears Hospital
Addenbrookes – Teddy Bears Hospital (2017)
Sports Area

Have a go at the inflatable sweeper game, climbing wall and bungee trampolines. Exhibitors to be announced soon.

Want to learn to skate? Then join Skates and Ladders on the skate ramp from 1-5pm. Improve your skills, gain confidence and learn to skate safely. Boards and safety gear provided.

Skate boarding lessons with Skates and Ladders
Skate boarding lessons with Skates and Ladders


Music Stage
Hosted by Cambridge 105

We have five brilliant acts to treat your ears on Festival Day! Acts to be announced soon.

Relax and enjoy the music with food and drink from our refreshment area:


Dale Bennett and The Incidentals on the Music Stage
Dale Bennett and The Incidentals on the Music Stage
Enjoying lunch and listening to music
Enjoying lunch and listening to music

As always, we have a great selection of stalls. Come and find out more about our community groups and maybe be inspired to join a club. Visit the fundraising stalls to support some local good causes. Or just enjoy yourself browsing the craft stalls and the wide variety of different wares on offer from small traders.