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Events and shows (including Duxford) in and around Cambridgeshire 2017

Don't forget you can stay at Highfield Farm Touring Park when you visit these events, so book your pitch early.

Please Note: For tickets to all these events please contact the venue direct and not Highfield Farm, thank you.
All dates are correct at time of being placed on this website, please confirm date and event details for venue before
making travel arrangements. Events may be cancelled or event dates may be subject to alteration.
Call visitcambridge.org on 0871 226 8006 or International: +44 1223 464732 for more information.

  • Cambridge Arts Theatre, ABIGAIL'S PARTY by Mike Leigh Mon 10 - Sat 15 April. As the party gets out of hand, this one too descends into chaos, and comedy, drama and tragedy combine into an iconic piece of theatre.

  • Cambridge and District CAMRA 44th Cambridge Beer Festival Monday 22nd—Saturday 27th May held on Jesus Green. The 44th Cambridge Beer Festival is celebrating the 350th anniversary of the first publication of Paradise Lost, the epic poem in blank verse by the 17th-century English poet John Milton (1608–1674). The festival features a wide range of local and national beers of all styles, as well as cider, perry, mead, wine and bottled and draft beers from around the world, with the now famous CAMRA cheese counter, where a very wide range of fine cheeses, together with locally produced bread, pork pies, ham and other savoury items are available.


2017 Duxford events. Don't forget to stay with us when you visit any of these events, please book your pitch early as these events are very popular and many visitors stay at Highfield. For Duxford events visit website www.iwm.org.uk for more details, prices and conformation of dates, NOT Highfield Farm. Please check before making your journey.
PLEASE NOTE. All flying is subject to weather, serviceability and operational commitments


IWM Duxford

Visit this historic airfield and museum of aviation history and discover the stories of people who lived and worked at RAF Duxford.


  • Duxford Air Festival Sat 27 May 2017 – Sun 28 May Enjoy dynamic flying over the skies of Duxford’s historic airbase, showcasing the skill and capability of pilots in amazing aircraft. Witness hair-raising aerobatics and aerial ingenuity from powerful aircraft, and lots more.

  • Flying Legends Air Show Sat 8 July – Sun 9 July. Flying Legends combines flying displays of remarkable historic aircraft with engaging nostalgic activities to create an authentic 1940s atmosphere at IWM Duxford’s wartime airfield: For further information visit www.flyinglegends.com

  • Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show Sat 23 September 2017 – Sun 24 September. Witness the majesty of a mass Spitfire flypast over the skies of IWM Duxford, where history was made during the Second World War. Enjoy the live showground and family entertainment bringing Duxford’s Battle of Britain history vividly to life.

  • Duxford Flying Experiences. Take to the skies in one of a number of original vintage aircraft. Sightseeing flights. Choose from sightseeing flights over Duxford, Cambridge, Ely, Newmarket or London in the Dragon Rapide, an elegant eight-seater biplane, an early commercial aircraft from the golden age of 1930s air travel. Flying lessons. Take an exciting trip in the two-seater Tiger Moth. Enjoy a trial flying lesson and take the controls of this unique aircraft yourself! Fly in a Spitfire. Enjoy a rare opportunity to fly wing-to-wing with the legendary Spitfire. You will be able to experience breathtaking views of this iconic aircraft as you fly alongside it in the 1930s Dragon Rapide. To book visit the Classic Wings website at www.classic-wings.co.uk or call 01255 473 832.

  • Duxford Spring Car Show Sunday - 30th April Come and see these fantastic cars.

  • Duxford Summer MotorFest - Sunday 27th August A fantastic day out for the whole family, explore hundreds of contemporary and classic cars at the Duxford Spring Car Show (for a limited time only) and the Duxford Summer Motor Fest.
    Presented by the clubs and owners themselves, models from famous manufacturers will be on display.
    Browse a great range of food & drink and retail stalls and make the most of your bank holiday weekend
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