What's New at the 2017 Fair?
The information on this page shows what happened at the 2017 Fair. Information on the 2018 Fair will appear here a few weeks before Fair day.
The 2017 Fair will see several new street events and activities.
Anglia Ruskin University
This year, we are particularly pleased to welcome Anglia Ruskin University, who will host various activities. Access is via Petersfield, where there will also be a marquee, stalls and live music.
Things to discover at Anglia Ruskin University include:
- GSI’s pop-up sustainability photo stall
- Christmas portraits
- Ella’s little sparkles
- Gourmet Brownies
- Chantal ArtWorks
- Wood-turned Things
- Care Network Cambridgeshire
- The View from Mill Road Bridge: Cambridge station and its surroundings, 1845 to the present
- World Illustration Awards Exhibition 2017
- University of Cambridge Museums
- JJ Puppets
- Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
- Cambridge Groove Orchestra.
Mill Road Walking Tour
There will be a Mill Road Walking Tour in partnership with Mill Road History Society. Discover the history of Mill Road. When and why did Mill Road develop? Who lived here? Where was the mill? Politicians, founders of international organisations, sports people, railway workers, academics and artisans have all lived in the area with their families. 9am start. Meet at the corner of Mill Road and Cavendish Road at 8.50am. The tour will finish at 10.30am at Ditchburn Place. £5 per adult including donation to Mill Road History Society. Under-16s free. Guarantee your place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or just turn up on the day (but numbers are limited).
Tours of Mill Road Cemetery
In addition to their tours about the cemetery (12pm), and about local people and local stories (2pm), there will be a Pokéwalk tour at 1pm: history and wildlife behind the Pokéstops.