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Cambridge city events happening near Abbey  
(Info from www.cambridgeshire.net)
LEGO CLUB - Sat, 12, Aug 2017
Come along to LEGO CLUB at the following libraries: Rock Road > 22nd July, 15:00-16:30 Arbury Court > 29th July, 15:00-16:30 Cherry Hinton > 5th August, 15:00-16:30 Barnwell Road > 12th August, 15:00-16:30 Milton Road > 19th August, 15:00-16:30 Central Library > 2nd September, 15:00-16:30 ...
Link: LEGO CLUB
Special Storytime:Animal Agents - Sat, 12, Aug 2017
Come along to our FREE Animal Agents Special Storytime at the following libraries: Rock Road > 22nd July 10:30-11:30 Arbury Court > 29th July 10:30-11:30 Cherry Hinton > 5th August 10:30-11:30 Barnwell Road > 12th August 10:30-11:30 Milton Road > 19th August 10:30-11:30 Central Library > 2...
Link: Special Storytime:Animal Agents
Hat Clinic with Woolly Wormhead - Sat, 04, Mar 2017
We are thrilled to welcome the most famous hat designer in the world of knitting & crochet to The Sheep Shop for a repeat of last year's fabulously popular event! Ever said the words "I'm just not a hat person, they never suit me?". You just haven't found the right hat yet. Woolly has designed...
Link: Hat Clinic with Woolly Wormhead
Village Signs - Tue, 21, Mar 2017
An illustrated talk about some of the Village Signs in Cambridgeshire by Peter Ashman
Link: Village Signs
The Pye Story - Tue, 21, Feb 2017
An illustrated talk about the history of Pye given by Roger Crabtree. Pye made mobile radios for taxies. They had many factories around Cambridge. ( The Mayor is planning to attend this event )
Link: The Pye Story
Pop Up Art Workshops - Sat, 08, Oct 2016
Young people will be sharing skills to help others to create artworks. Come along to make art, watch performances, relax in a creative place and eat free food! There will be grafitti, dance and we have designed and built a pavilion to be decorated on the day. Activities/workshops: ...
Link: Pop Up Art Workshops
Flower power yarnbomb - Sat, 17, Sep 2016
Hundreds of flowers and leaves have been made for the yarnbomb for Cambridge Rape Crisis - now we need to make a spectacular display of them for the public to see. Do come and help position them, tie them on and clip them in place.
Link: Flower power yarnbomb
Flower power yarnbomb - Sat, 17, Sep 2016
Hundreds of flowers and leaves have been made for the yarnbomb for Cambridge Rape Crisis - now we need to make a spectacular display of them for the public to see. Do come and help position them, tie them on and clip them in place.
Link: Flower power yarnbomb
Flower power yarnbomb - Sat, 03, Sep 2016
Hundreds of flowers and leaves have been made for the yarnbomb for Cambridge Rape Crisis - now we need to make a spectacular display of them for the public to see. Do come and help position them, tie them on and clip them in place.
Link: Flower power yarnbomb
Ravellenic Games meet-up - Sat, 20, Aug 2016
Challenge yourself by starting and finishing one or more projects during the 2016 Summer Olympics (5th - 21st August). The goal of the Ravellenic Games is to support you in expanding your knitting/crocheting horizons. What will be a stretch for you? It could be a new technique, that first sweater o...
Link: Ravellenic Games meet-up
Ravellenic Games meet-up - Sat, 13, Aug 2016
Challenge yourself by starting and finishing one or more projects during the 2016 Summer Olympics (5th - 21st August). The goal of the Ravellenic Games is to support you in expanding your knitting/crocheting horizons. What will be a stretch for you? It could be a new technique, that first sweater o...
Link: Ravellenic Games meet-up
Ravellenic Games meet-up - Sat, 06, Aug 2016
Challenge yourself by starting and finishing one or more projects during the 2016 Summer Olympics (5th - 21st August). The goal of the Ravellenic Games is to support you in expanding your knitting/crocheting horizons. What will be a stretch for you? It could be a new technique, that first sweater o...
Link: Ravellenic Games meet-up
Cambridge Folk Club presents: The Wassanames + support Ruby Muse - Fri, 08, Jul 2016
The Wassanames – Clare Hayes, George Breakfast and Fabian Bonner bring you a joyous acoustic mix of blues, folk, gospel and kayajingo…..as well as a growing number of great original songs, they have a large repertoire of material from both sides of the Atlantic...their unique vocal blend and effor...
Link: Cambridge Folk Club presents: The Wassanames + support Ruby Muse
Flower power yarnbomb - Sat, 23, Jul 2016
Together we'll jazz up Cambridge with some public art with a difference: a spectacular flower display. Imagine hundreds, nay thousands of handmade Rhapsody clematis flowers together, in shades of purple and blue. The display will help raise awareness and funds for Cambridge Rape Crisis. Liz...
Link: Flower power yarnbomb
Knit/crochet a boob for Addenbrooke's - Wed, 02, Mar 2016
Join us during the WOW festival to make knitted or crocheted boobs, for the Rosie to teach breastfeeding or for Addenbrookes to use during the Breast Cancer Appeal.  A choice of patterns will be provided, suitable for beginners and up (you must be able to do the basics of knitting or crochet...
Link: Knit/crochet a boob for Addenbrooke's
Parallel spirals book reading at knit group - Tue, 02, Feb 2016
Whilst you knit or crochet, Elspeth Rushbrook's coming to read from her East Anglian-set new novel, Parallel Spirals. It's about the highest stakes - risking this world and the next - and has three stories combined. It'll be honest, funny, and perhaps a little wicked...
Link: Parallel spirals book reading at knit group
Stephen West sample show and signing - Sun, 06, Dec 2015
Experience the colourful world of Westknits during this inspirational sample show and pattern signing. Stephen will talk about his latest knitting designs, share stories, sign patterns, and and help you select yarns for your next Westknits project! Stephen is currently based in Amsterdam. His...
Link: Stephen West sample show and signing
Yarn swap day - Sat, 15, Aug 2015
Swap your stash for some nice new yarn. On Yarn Swap Day you can bring in your unneeded yarn, sell it (fingers crossed!), and we’ll give you what you’ve made as a Sheep Shop gift voucher to spend when you please. To help avoid chaos, please let us know you are coming to swap yarn by noon on Wednes...
Link: Yarn swap day
Yarn Shop Day - Sat, 02, May 2015
Yarn Shop Day is a celebration of local yarn shops and we have lots to offer you. The first four events need to be booked in advance. Tickets are £5 per event, which you’ll get back as a £5 voucher to spend when you choose. Please pop in or call 01223 311268. The Design Process: 10.15 - 10....
Link: Yarn Shop Day
New Year's Day knitting group - Thu, 01, Jan 2015
Celebrate the New Year with fellow knitters & crocheters. It's free to come, with tea, coffee and cake provided for a donation of £1. All are welcome, just drop in! (You do need to be able to knit or crochet already). If it gets too busy to seat everyone, priority will be given to people ...
Link: New Year's Day knitting group
Finishupitis afternoon - Sat, 02, Aug 2014
We've all got UFO's (unfinished objects) sitting at home making us feel guilty. Many of those are even completely knitted, they just need sewing together or the ends weaving in! Join us for an afternoon of relief. Instead of knitting group, we'll be doing the boring tasks of weaving in ends and sewi...
Link: Finishupitis afternoon
The Big Lunch - Sun, 01, Jun 2014
Once again ABBEY PEOPLE is organising The Big Lunch on Dudley Road Rec on Sunday 1st June from 12pm onwards. Music * Games * Stalls * Free BBQ (from 12.30pm) - please bring some cake or soft drink to share. Children’s games and activities. If you are a local group and want to have a stal...
Link: The Big Lunch
Yarn Shop Day: Knitting & crochet clinic - Sat, 03, May 2014
Saturday May 3rd is Yarn Shop Day. It's a day to recognise how much your local yarn shops mean to you, and a chance for us to show you our appreciation. Come and celebrate with designer/teachers Joanne Scrace and Louise Tilbrook. Joanne Scrace is a knit and crochetwear designer of extremely hig...
Link: Yarn Shop Day: Knitting & crochet clinic
Abbey Action - An opportunity to get involved in your local community - Mon, 10, Sep 2012
Following the Jubilee Party and the Olympic torch coming through Abbey, there's now another opportunity to get involved in your local community..... The Abbey Action community project started around 1998. It is soon going independent! As an independent community organisation for the Abbe...
Link: Abbey Action - An opportunity to get involved in your local community
For even more events click here to visit www.cambridgeshire.net