By the people of Cambridge. For the people of Cambridge.
Welcome to Cambridge’s most popular event. We’re free, we’re volunteer-led and we’ve been going for over 40 years.
Next year’s festival is happening on June 6th 2020. We'll be announcing the theme later in the year.
Information about what’s on at the Fair is can be found under ‘Areas & Events’.
If you want to get involved in volunteering with us ‘Support the fair’, and for more information on being a trader, check out the ‘Traders’ section.
If you want to trade at Strawberry Fair on 6th June 2020, applications will open in November.
Want to get more involved? Then come along to one of our regular meetings to find out what it's all about! See 'Strawberry Fair Committee Meetings' below.
We hope you have a fabulous day at the fair!
We don't expect that the Fair to have any adverse impact on local residents and expect it to be a fabulous day for everyone but should there be any problems local residents can contact us during the event on 07367 212561
The Strawberry Fair Committee
Cambridge's Favourite Festival of Music and Community Arts
From humble beginnings, Strawberry Fair has grown to be the most popular free, entirely volunteer run, one day music & arts event in Cambridge (and probably across Europe!), attracting over 30,000 visitors throughout the day. On the first Saturday of June and now passed our 40th year, residents and visitors have gathered together on Midsummer Common to celebrate their vibrant and creative city.
The Fair is run entirely by volunteers (affectionately known as Strawberry Fairies) who give their energy, imagination and vision to present to their friends and neighbours in Cambridge a great free day out.
Help! Volunteer At Strawberry Fair
Strawberry Fair is a Volunteer Run Not-For-Profit Organisation run entirely by a team of volunteers (The Fairies!) who work throughout the year (yes it really does take that long to organise!) sorting out everything to do with the Fair; from finding artists and organising stages, to managing traders and fundraising, right through to working out how many toilets are needed....!!
Strawberry Fair couldn't happen without all of the people who, generously, volunteer their time and effort throughout the to make our unique event happen.
If you would like to be part of the largest free festival in the UK you can -
Fill in our volunteer form:
Email us at:
Or, simply come to one of our meetings (see meeting dates below) and talk to members of the Committee, especially our Volunteer Co-ordinator, Lulu Agate.
Whatever your interests and whatever your skills, the Fair NEEDS your help, which will always be much appreciated!
Volunteering for Strawberry Fair is a great opportunity to get experience and develop skills in the Events, Marketing and Arts industries, to meet new people, to get to know your Cambridge community and to have fun - and, of course, a gt a fantastic sense of team achievement when it all comes together on the day itself.
Whether you'd like to help with planning throughout the year, the preparation of the site or simply on the day itself, there is always space and we would love to hear from you. Don't worry if you don't think you have any relevant skills, there's a place for everyone!
Strawberry Fair Committee Meetings
The next Committee meetings are listed below and will be held at the NCI Sports and Social Club, Holland Street:
General Meetings will start again in September after the Annual General Meeting - Date to be Announced.
Meetings are open to everyone so feel free to come along and join in with organising Strawberry Fair.