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All the events cancelled across Cambridgeshire due to coronavirus

The spread of coronavirus has led to the cancellation or postponement of a number events in Cambridgeshire.


Cambridge Science Festival has cancelled all of its activities.

And the Cows about Cambridge art trail, due to launch on March 30, has been delayed as a precautionary measure.

Thriplow Daffodil Festival has been cancelled due to the risk of spreading the virus.

Local elections have also been postponed for a year. This affects Cambridge City Council and the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Police and Crime Commissioner on May 7.

Here is a list to which we will continue to add cancelled and postponed events.

Events cancelled or postponed so far

Thursday, May 7

Cambridge City Council and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Police and Crime Commissioner elections

Monday 27 April to Saturday May 2

Cambridge Camera Club annual exhibition has been postponed to autumn

Saturday, April 26

Virgin Money London Marathon postponed until October 4

Monday, March 30 to Saturday June 6

Cows about Cambridge art trail

Sunday, March 29

The Boat Race has been cancelled for 2020

Saturday, March 28

Trinity Medics’ Association Dinner, Trinity College

Light Up Cambourne bingo event has been postponed to Saturday May 2

Friday March 27-Saturday March 28

Eddington Beer Garden event cancelled

Wednesday, March 25

CamCreatives meet-up

Tuesday, March 24

Cambridge Climate Emergency Conference

Saturday, March 21

Cambridge’s second Sustainable Fashion Festival

Thursday, March 19

Digital marketing event Optimisey

Wednesday, March 18- Saturday April 4

All performances at ADC Theatre cancelled. Upcoming productions of Our Country’s Good and Bleak House have been cancelled, with the hope that they will be restaged in 2021. Our Day Out and Green Knight have also been cancelled. The theatre is processing refunds for those who have bookings. Any with questions can contact manager@adctheatre.com or call 01223 359547.

Wednesday, March 18

ICAEW East Anglia Grand Debate at the Cambridge Union has been postponed until a date in September to be confirmed

Tuesday, March 17

The launch of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough mayor James Palmer’s £100 Homes initiative in Westminster has been postponed until later in the year.

From March 17 until further notice, all community bookings at Cambourne Village College have been cancelled.

From March 17 until further notice, Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery will be closed.

Tumble Tots sessions at Clay Farm Centre have been cancelled until further notice from March 17.

A public meeting about setting up a community association in Coleridge that was due to take place at Lichfield Community Hall has been cancelled.

Cambridge City Council Housing and Scrutiny Committee meeting cancelled.

The Banff Mountain Film Festival performance due to be held on March 17 has been postponed and a new date will be confirmed shortly.

Wednesday, March 18

Two Brexit4Business workshops which were due to be held in Cambridge on March 18 will now be held as free online webinars instead.

The Bootleg Beatles performance at Cambridge Corn Exchange has been postponed and a new date will be confirmed shortly.

Saturday March 14 to Friday April 3

Cambridge United football matches suspended along with all EFL games

Saturday, March 14

The Rising Festival

Der Fliegende Holländer at Cambridge Arts Picturehouse

Friday, March 13

School Strike for Climate moved online

Sunday, March 15

Silent Rebellion: All Extinction Rebellion public-facing campaigns have been suspended

Monday, March 9 to Sunday, March 22

Cambridge Science Festival - all remaining events were cancelled on Friday, March 13

Thursday March 5

Cofinitive’s One to Watch awards event was postponed

Until further notice

Child health clinics in Cambourne, Linton and Sawston

The Cambridge Independent will continue to update the list of cancelled and postponed events, so please check back for the latest information.

If you have organised an event that has now been cancelled or postponed, please get in touch by calling the newsdesk on 01223 320320 between 9am and 5.30pm, by emailing us on newsdesk@iliffemedia.co.uk or via Facebook or Twitter.

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