Mill Road Winter Fair is a celebration of community along one of the most diverse and vibrant roads in Cambridge. Usually held on the first Saturday of December, the Fair brings together local businesses and organisations, shops and stallholders, musicians, artists and dancers in one day of festival joy.

Mill Road Winter Fair 2023

The 2023 Fair will be on Saturday 2nd December.

There are lots of opportunities to volunteer for the 2023 Fair – from communications, finding performers, setting stuff up, stewarding and just plain old organising – so do get in touch if you’d like to get involved.

Apply for a stall

Applications are now open for market stalls, and food and drink stalls. If you would like to find out more, and apply online, click the button below.

Applications are open until 30th September.

Apply to perform

Information and application forms for performers can be found here.

Mill Road Fringe Film Festival

Mill Road Fringe is thrilled to present three superb arthouse films for this year’s Mill Road Fringe film night on Saturday 23rd September at ARU’s Covent Garden Drama Studio. Free entry to all films.

Mill Road Fringe Poetry Evening

Mill Road Fringe is pleased to welcome everyone to Hot Numbers on Gwydir Street for an evening of poetry and prose from 7pm on Thursday 26th October. Entry is free.

Mill Road Winter Fair 2022

After two long years, the 2022 Mill Road Winter Fair was better than ever. Find out what was on at the 2022 Fair, and see a map of the Fair. You can also see more information about the events, stalls and buskers, plus the 2022 brochure.

Video of Mill Road Winter Fair 2022 courtesy of anetaj_videos

Get involved

The Winter Fair is run entirely by volunteers and we need your donations to help stage it every year. If you would like to get involved or donate, we would very much appreciate it. We need you to help us keep this wonderful Fair going. Donations to Love Mill Road help to fund the Fair, as well as the activities and projects of other Mill Road charities and community organisations, and are eligible for Gift Aid.

Updates

Application forms are now available on our website for stalls who want to be at this year’s Mill Road Winter Fair!

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Fancy playing/singing/dancing at the Mill Road Winter Fair, which returns on Saturday 2nd December? The application form for performers is now available on our website!

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Thanks to everyone who came to the Summer Shindig and helped make it such a chilled, happy, family event! We’ll see you for more Mill Road Fringe events in the Autumn.

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Our AGM was held on Wednesday 22 March 2023 at 7.30pm at Mill Road Baptist Church.

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Mill Road Winter Fair returned in the most fabulous way on Saturday 3rd December 2022.

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On Thursday 27th October 2022 at Thrive Café, Mill Road Fringe held a fabulous poetry evening. Thanks to everyone who came along!

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On Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th September 2022 at St Philip’s Church, Mill Road Fringe held free screenings of three ground-breaking arthouse films.

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A big, big thank you to everyone who came to the Mill Road Saturdays, and special thanks to all those who helped make it happen – including our amazing sponsors, stallholders, buskers, volunteers & organisers!

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The Mill Road Winter Fair Committee were extremely saddened to hear of the death of Allan Brigham. Please take a moment to read our tribute to this remarkable Mill Road ambassador.