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Coronavirus: All the events cancelled or postponed across Cambs and Suffolk so far




The spread of coronavirus has led to the cancellation or postponement of a number events in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk.

Cambridge Science Festival has cancelled all of its activities.

And the Cows about Cambridge art trail, due to launch on March 30, has been delayed as a precautionary measure.

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Thriplow Daffodil Festival has been cancelled due to the risk of spreading the virus.

Local elections have also been postponed for a year. This affects Cambridge City Council and the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Police and Crime Commissioner on May 7.

Here is a list to which we will continue to add cancelled and postponed events.

Events cancelled or postponed so far

Thursday, May 7

Cambridge City Council and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Police and Crime Commissioner elections

Monday 27 April to Saturday May 2

Cambridge Camera Club annual exhibition has been postponed to autumn

Saturday, April 26

Virgin Money London Marathon postponed until October 4

Monday, March 30 to Saturday June 6

Cows about Cambridge art trail

Saturday, March 28

Trinity Medics’ Association Dinner, Trinity College

Wednesday, March 25

CamCreatives meet-up

Tuesday, March 24

Cambridge Climate Emergency Conference

Saturday, March 21

Cambridge’s second Sustainable Fashion Festival

Thursday, March 19

Digital marketing event Optimisey

Wednesday, March 18

ICAEW East Anglia Grand Debate at the Cambridge Union has been postponed until a date in September to be confirmed

Tuesday, March 17

The launch of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough mayor James Palmer’s £100 Homes initiative in Westminster has been postponed until later in the year

Saturday March 14 to Friday April 3

Cambridge United football matches suspended along with all EFL games

Saturday, March 14

The Rising Festival

Der Fliegende Holländer at Cambridge Arts Picturehouse

Friday, March 13

School Strike for Climate moved online

Sunday, March 15

Silent Rebellion: All Extinction Rebellion public-facing campaigns have been suspended

Monday, March 9 to Sunday, March 22

Cambridge Science Festival - all remaining events were cancelled on Friday, March 13

Thursday March 5

Cofinitive’s One to Watch awards event was postponed

In Suffolk, events cancelled or postponed so far include:

March 15

Rotary Club of Bury St Edmunds Swimarathon postponed.

The Guildhall in Bury St Edmunds closed - it will post updates on future Guildhall events on its Twitter account @GuildhallBSE.

March 20

Unitarian Meeting House Bury St Edmunds birthday party cancelled and to be rescheduled for the summer, possibly in June.

May 7

Local elections have also been postponed for a year.

June 8 to 13

The Women's Tour cycle race, which was due to end in Suffolk for the first time since 2014, has been postponed.

Velvet will continue to update the list of cancelled and postponed events, so please check back for the latest information.


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