Cambridge Big Weekend 2017

Join Heart in the centre of Cambridge for a weekend of live music and family fun this summer.

Cambridge Big Weekend 2016

The Big Weekend's back for 2017 with a weekend full of live music and family entertainment in the heart of Cambridge from Friday 7th July until Sunday 9th July.

It's free to attend and features performances on the main stage, fireworks, tasty food and drink, sports activities, cabaret and more...

The Big Weekend will also be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Cambridge's twinning with the Hungarian city of Szeged, marked by Hungarian folk band playing, folk dance and storytelling.

The whole event's provided by Cambridge City Council, organised by Cambridge Live and proudly supported by Heart.

Keep checking back here for more details of the event as they're confirmed.

What's Happening?

Friday 7th July

The Big Weekend gets under way with an evening of live music and fireworks!

Friday night has an 80s theme, with a live performance by headliners ABC  plus tribute group Wham!Duran

>>> See the full running order for Friday  


Enjoy a great family fun day out full of live music, delicious food, cinema and more.

T-Rex and reggae group Aswad will also be taking to the stage.

There'll be mouthwatering treats from the French Market, fun to be had in the ARM Gaming Hub, the chance to get messy in the University of Cambridge Fun Lab and even a silent disco! 



Main Stage Cambridge Big Weekend Come and experience music and culture from around the world in the city's hugely popular Cambridge Mela.

Sunday also includes sports, community choirs, the French market and dance marquees.   

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