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March in Cambridge – A Short Guide to the Events Happening

March in Cambridge

Spring is coming into bloom in March as the city’s many parks began to show signs of colour as the nights get longer. Why not take some time out to spend a long weekend or a few days’ midweek in Cambridge with Citystay and catch some of the amazing events happening this month?

Cambridge Half Marathon – 5th March.

Cambridge’s Half Marathon returns Sunday 5th March – although entries are now closed, why not take to the streets to support the entrants in this year’s event as they run 13 miles through the historic City’s winding streets filled with history, amazing architecture and boutique shops.

British Pie & Mash Week – 6th -12th March – Cambridge Chop House’s.

Skip’s Pop-Up Pie Shop is back in town! Yes, Skip’s pop-up in January was so successful we couldn’t resist making some more! For British Pie Week both St. John’s & Cambridge Chop Houses will be serving traditional pies alongside their regular menus. All pies served with mash, mushy peas, gravy or traditional liquor.

Sean Lock – 9th March – Cambridge Corn Exchange.

Every three years Comedian and Cats Does Countdown favourite Sean Lock writes and tours a new stand-up show. Well he’s only gone and done it again! Come and see what Lock’s blithering on about this time on Thursday 9th March at Cambridge Corn Exchange.

Cambridge Footlights -12th – 19rd March – Cambridge Arts Theatre

Cambridge Footlights are the world-famous comedy troupe who first aired the talents of some of the foremost British comedians and actors of this century. Founded in 1880, this university drama society boasts an impressive alumni including Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, John Cleese, Sue Perkins & Michael Palin. Back by popular demand at Cambridge Arts Theatre for a week of hilarity this March.

Cambridge Science Festival – 13th-26th March

Cambridge Science Festival gives the public the opportunity to explore Cambridge Science. Thanks to the generosity of the University most of the events are free. The Science Festival provides the public with opportunities to explore and discuss issues of scientific interest and concern and to raise aspirations by encouraging young people to consider a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

The Gin & Food Tour – 18th March – Cambridge Food Tours

Join the famous Cambridge Food Tour for their homage to this most delectable tipple. A 3-hour, scenic, relaxed walking tour through Cambridge to taste a fine local Gin, sip on a Gin cocktail at a trendy Liquor loft and finish with a tasting of 4 Gins. The final Gin is quite unique in production, method and flavour. Perfect to pair with a fine Tapas dessert created by a local Spanish chef.


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