Your visit

Our events in beautiful, historic Cambridge venues

Cambridge river bridge

Historic Cambridge venues

Walking times from the box office

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Coming to a Spring Festival event

It’s easy to come to an In Person event. Here is what you need to bring with you.

Either:

Show us your ticket/order confirmation on your smartphone

OR

Print your tickets and bring them with you

OR

If you do not have a smart phone or a printer, do not worry. Simply come to the box office in the Old Divinity School and we can find your tickets for you.

Any problems or questions, give us a ring or talk to one of our wonderful volunteers at the Festival or visit the Box Office in the Old Divinity School.

Have a fabulous time at the Spring Festival 2022.

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Access

We’d like everyone to have a wonderful time.

All our venues are wheelchair accessible with accessible toilets. If you require assistance or would like to reserve a seat in a specific area, please let us know as soon as possible.

We also reserve seats for D/deaf, hard of hearing, and visually impaired audience members. Please let us know in advance of your event if you require a reserved seat.

Carer Tickets
Carers accompanying registered disabled members of the audience are entitled to a free ticket. Please let us know as soon as possible so that we can reserve one for you. Email us at hello@cambridgeliteraryfestival.com

Guide Dogs
Guide, helping and hearing dogs are very welcome.

If you have any questions or additional access needs, please don’t hesitate to drop us an email at hello@cambridgeliteraryfestival.com.

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Digital Accessibility

We are completely committed to providing the best possible experience for everyone online as well as in-person.

If there is anything you find that doesn’t work for you, please let us know and we will do whatever we can to make your digital experience optimal.

Do let us know. Get in touch at hello@cambridgeliteraryfestival.com and tell us how we can help. Thank you.

Parking and transport

As well as several NCP car parks across the city centre, there are also five Park and Ride sites located on the main routes into the city. For details see: www.cambridgeparkandride.info

If you are coming by train, the station is a 20-minute walk from the city centre and our venues. There are frequent buses and taxis too. Regular trains connect London to Cambridge from Kings Cross St.Pancras and Liverpool Street. There are good services from Ely and King’s Lynn, Bury St Edmunds, Norwich and Ipswich. Services from the North connect via Peterborough.

For key information about train travel to and from the festival, please visit: Greater Anglia rail.

If you prefer to travel by bus visit Stagecoach or travelling from Huntingdon or St Ives visit the busway.

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Trust – the free non-fiction magazine from Baillie Gifford

Baillie Gifford are long-term supporters of the festival and dedicated supporters of UK literary events.

Trust is full of insightful articles about innovations that are transforming the way we live and work. Through features on pioneering companies and conversations with visionary authors, readers can find out first-hand about the sources of disruption in our fast-changing world. You can also access regular literary-related giveaways and exclusive author interviews.

Contact us

We love chatting with our visitors so if you need anything, just say hello.

Say hello over the phone

+44 (0)1223 515335