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Enter the Kids Art and Story Competitions Now

May 16, 2020

We're not going to let something like a global…

We're not going to let something like a global pandemic stop us from doing everything we can to keep kids entertained! So we've teamed up with Cambridge 105 Radio and are going to put on a magical twelve hour broadcast showcasing the best bits of Strawberry Fair - including the Kids Park!

We're asking all budding artists and authors to produce something for us on the theme of Magic. There are some…

2020 T-Shirts for sale!

May 25, 2020

We had all our t-shirts printed and ready for this…

We had all our t-shirts printed and ready for this year's Strawberry Fair in good time. Little did we know then that we would have to cancel the main event.

We're still going to make the t-shirts available for sale and you can now purchase either (or both!) of the 2020 magic-themed t-shirts by heading over to this page and following the instructions.

Strawberry Fair 2020 Cancelled

April 18, 2020

We are very sad to tell you that Strawberry Fair…

We are very sad to tell you that Strawberry Fair 2020 is, like many events in Cambridge and across the UK, cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

We are sure you are wondering whether we could have waited to see what happens between now and 6th June. The simple answer is that even if the pandemic was largely over by 6th June, and that is far from certain, the only way that we can make the…

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Virtual Strawberry Fair Broadcast

April 18, 2020

Good news! Fans of Cambridge's favourite community…

Good news! Fans of Cambridge's favourite community event, Strawberry Fair, will be able to participate in the event after all, thanks to Cambridge 105 Radio.

The local radio station is to broadcast a 12-hour show on June 6th that will reflect the music, poetry and drama of the Midsummer Common event along additional material for children.

This year’s Strawberry Fair was cancelled due to the…

Band Comp Postponement Update

April 16, 2020

All remaining heats of the band competition have…

All remaining heats of the band competition have been cancelled as a result of Coronavirus. We will continue with the band comp from where we left off once social distancing measures have been rescinded and it is safe to do so.

We have provisionally booked the Junction for the final in October, but we will have to confirm if we are okay to proceed nearer the time.

New Website Launched

April 14, 2020

Welcome to our shiny new website!

As most people…

Welcome to our shiny new website!

As most people reading this will know, Strawberry Fair is run entirely by volunteers, on an extremely limited budget. One our our committee members works for one of the UK's leading custom software development agencies, Softwire, who opened a Cambridge office in 2019 and kindly made this a project for a cohort of graduate developers on a pro bono basis.

As well…