Mill Road Events

We don’t have time to scour every Mill Road event in order to publish it here. But here’s where anybody holding any event in or around Mill Road can add their event in the comments section. And don’t forget to include a link to your own website.

Alternatively, if you email us at info@mill-road.com with details of your event, we’ll do our best to put it up on this page. Don’t forget to include a flyer for your event (jpeg/png/tiff/pdf – but not .doc/.docx or .odt as they’re unlikely to display correctly).

And what counts as an ‘event’? See the guide, at the foot of the page.



Mill Road Depôt Development – Phase 2

Meeting about the Gatehouse Community Centre on the depot site, at The Salvation Army Community Centre, 104 Mill Road CB1 2BD (next to St Barnabas Church) on Tuesday 26th March at 7.30pm.

Click through for more details.


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Bridge Closure – Public Meeting
Romsey Mill
Fri 29th March 7.30pm

Click to download a printable PDF of this poster

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Mill Road History Society event: Workshop: Cambridge 1888-1988 – Chronicle of an English University City

Tuesday, 2nd April, 7:00 pm–9:00 pm
The Bath House, Gwydir Street, Cambridge.
£3

Mike Petty

Mike Petty talks about his free 4000 page Chronicle covering 100 years of Cambridge history.
Find out more »

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Mill Road History Society event: Louise Jordan – The Hard Way

Tuesday, 9 April, 7:30 pm–10:00 pm
St Barnabas Centre, Old School Hall, St. Barnabas Church, Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 2BD
£8 – £10

Louise Jordan

A one-woman performance of live music and theatre by acclaimed singer and songwriter Louise Jordan, charting the rise of working-class suffragette Hannah Mitchell from a remote hilltop farm in the Derbyshire moorlands to Manchester city magistrate.
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Botanical Pop-up Event

Botanical Days

A botanical themed event at Hope Street Yard, Cambridge, CB1 3NA, held by Cultivate Gardens Ltd, a Cambridge based garden design and landscaping business that specialises in contemporary design. On Good Friday and Easter Saturday, 19th & 20th April 10am-5pm

There will be a pop-up plant shop selling “ready to flower” spring bulbs, interesting garden plants, vintage pots and planters; as well as the opportunity to chat with our team about garden design and find inspiration.
For more info contact hello@cultivategardens.co.uk

Additionally, there will be coffee and healthy treats on sale from Caffiend of Cambridge.


Cricket and Art – Parker’s Piece

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Mill Road History Society event: AGM and Talk:
From Vice to Virtue – The Cambridge Female Refuge

Tuesday, 14 May, 7:30 pm–9:00 pm
Ross Street Community Centre, Ross Street, Cambridge, CB1 3UZ
£3

Susan Woodall talks about life inside for the women who passed through the doors of this moral reform institution. Preceded by Mill Road History Society’s Annual General Meeting .
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FROM THE STUDIO FLOOR

6TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION COMING SOON!
13TH-18TH MAY 2019, ST BARNABAS, MILL ROAD, CAMBRIDGE CB1 2BD

CALL TO ARTISTS – APPLY NOW!

For more information and enquiries on upcoming exhibitions contact jess@fromthestudiofloor.co.uk, or click any of the links in this post.

More about From the Studio Floor.

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Mill Road History Society event: Na-Mara

Tuesday, 18 June, 7:30 pm–10:00 pm
St Barnabas Centre, Old School Hall, St. Barnabas Church, Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 2BD
£8 – £10

In May 1937, a month after the bombing of Guernica, 4,000 young children were evacuated from Bilbao to Southampton aboard the SS Habana. Through words and music, Rob Garcia (the son of a niño) and Paul McNamara will tell their story.
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Mill Road Winter Fair is an annual event, on the first Saturday of December, so this year it’s on Saturday 7th December 2019. Click on the Mill Road Winter Fair logo above to go the their website, and a gallery of photos from previous years. Mill Road is closed to all motor traffic from its junction with East Road to the Coleridge Road junction, during the fair. Stagecoach’s citi2 service diverts via East Road, Newmarket Road, Coldhams Lane and Brooks Road.

Mill Road Winter Fair is brought to you by a small team of Cambridge residents who work together throughout the year to organise the Fair.
Click here to find out more about what happens at the Fair.
Click here to volunteer.

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What counts as an ‘event’?

Here are a few examples…

  • A public meeting about the issues of Mill Road, or new housing developments, or the volume of traffic, or parking or cycle/pedestrian safety, in and around Mill Road.
  • A local Residents’ Association meeting.
  • A music gig (free or paid entry) at a local pub, café, church-hall or other venue, in and around Mill Road.
  • Open mic music or poetry nights, in and around Mill Road.
  • Quiz nights, in and around Mill Road.
  • Charity fundraising events, in and around Mill Road.
  • Charitable sporting events, in and around Mill Road.
  • Children’s activities, in and around Mill Road.
  • Clothes-Swap events, in and around Mill Road (like the one in early November at The Edge Café).
  • An open day at a mosque, church, chapel, temple or non-religious venue to reach out to the community, in and around Mill Road.

And what doesn’t count as an ‘event’?

  • Buy-one-get-one-at-a-special-price in our shop.
  • Special meal nights in our pub/café/restaurant.
  • Football/rugby/cricket/whatever on our large-screen in our pub.

We’re sure you get the picture.


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