The Big Weekend, Parker's Piece

Traditionally, the Big Weekend takes place every summer on Parker’s Piece and includes big-name performers plus local musicians, a French market, games, educational activities, fireworks, and lots of family-friendly entertainment. 

The Main Stage bursts in to life on Friday night with some of the UK's best loved and well known acts, previous Big Weekend headliners. Friday ends with a stunning fireworks display on Parker's Piece for everyone to enjoy.

Saturday is a great day for families and sees all of the tents dotted around Parker's Piece filled with people having fun. There's an art tent, local bands stage, sports zone, The Main Stage is again filled with some fantastic local acts and as the day turns into evening more famous faces take to the stage.

Sunday sees the Cambridge Mela take place, it's a celebration of Asian culture and the stages and the tents of the Big Weekend are filled with superb entertainment.  The Mela is a wonderful way to end three days of excellent entertainment.