Postponements & Cancellations

As we re-open, some events may still be cancelled. If you hold tickets to a cancelled event, rest assured your tickets are protected and we will contact you in due course about your options for a refund or, where available, re-booking to another date.

Please be patient and wait to be contacted. The phone lines remain closed and the Wheeler Street box office is open from 6 pm on performance days for ticket collections only.

If you need to contact Box Office, please send an email to and we will respond as soon as we are able. Please note, we are currently experiencing a very high volume of emails and may take a few days to get back to you.

Get Involved

Becoming a Greener Festival

  • Bring your own reusable water bottle - drinking water available on site!
  • Always separate your recyclable waste from general waste
  • Bring your own bag – plastic bags never fully biodegrade
  • Walk or cycle to the event. Where it is not possible, please use public transport or lift share.
  • Ask food vendors for compostable plates and cutlery
  • Use mobile apps and websites for information instead of printed brochures
  • Don’t forget your chairs and rubbish when you leave
  • Properly dispose of any cigarette butts

Big Weekend Charity Stalls Application

The Big Weekend is an annual community festival held on Parkers’ Piece, Cambridge, providing three days of free family entertainment. On the Sunday of the Big Weekend there will be an opportunity for local charities to promote their charity, sign up new members and/or fundraise by selling merchandise and other small items. We are seeking applications from charities interested in a pitch in the Charity Stall Marquee.

For more informaton and to apply using our online form please contact

Mela Trader Application

Sunday of the Big Weekend is the Cambridge Mela, celebrating Asian culture, music, dance and craft, with music on the main stage, community performances in the marquees, dance, workshops, children and family activities, and a Mela Market area. We are seeking applications for people interested in a pitch in the Mela Market area.

For more information and to apply using our online form please contact

Stewarding at City Events:

Enjoy events like the Big Weekend and get paid to be there! 

Looking for more stewards to join our team.

Send your CV to

Marketing and Sponsorship opportunities

Your company can be directly associated with a household name in the entertainment industry or one of the city’s highest profile community events.

Our audiences come from a 60 mile radius of Cambridge city and include a broad range of demographics.

Our dedicated in-house marketing team drive a range of marketing initiatives that could carry your brand and values including online media, email communications, press, media partnerships, targeted print and social media.

For more information click here or please contact

Future Opportunites 

We run a series of events throughout the year. Applications aren't currently open for all of the opportunities listed below but please check back soon to see how to apply for the following opportunities:

Big Weekend - Caterers, Main Bar, Children's Activities, Charity Stalls, Stall Holders/Traders, Performers & Community Groups.

Cambridge Mela - Caterers, Children's Activities, Performers, Community Groups and Stall Holders/Traders.

Bonfire Night and Fireworks- Caterers, Fairground.

Jazz and Brass in the Parks - Performers/Bands.

For information/questions regarding any of the opportuntiies above. Please contact

For Marketing and Sponsorship opportunities please contact