Summer in the City

 Summerdaze   The City Council’s Children and Young People’s Participation Service has activities in all the school holidays, including summer holidays. They take place all over the city, usually in recreation grounds and in the Play boat on the Cam. All activities are free. Look out for their leaflet at the beginning of the summer. overview

Carnivals & Fairs  Summer is the time for village fairs like St Ives, Cherry Hinton and Arbury Carnival. Traditional and modern family fun with cake stalls & games.Botanic Gardens

Summer in the Museums    Through the school holidays, the museums have play and storytelling activities for young children, creative and hands on happenings for all ages and many are free. Some you have to book up so look out for the booklet in July. 

Summer Reading  The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year during the summer holidays. Read six library books of your choice to complete the challenge, winning rewards along the way. Cambridge libraries take part.

Rainy Days

Ideas! Museums, cinema, indoor play, swims, theatre, libraries. Find out more...

Toddler Groups

Find a baby or toddler group, try music or yoga. Find out more...

Family Days Out

Animals, activity centres and countryside. Find out more...


Rivers and woods. Find out more...

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