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Heritage Open Days Theme: Edible England

Empty the larder, preheat the oven, and set the table - our theme for 2021 is Edible England. From woodland foraging to factory floor, forgotten recipes to regional delicacies, we're asking our festival community to explore the past, present, and future of our culinary heritage and culture.

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A lady walking down Mill Road in Cambridge wearing a large hat

Mill Road tales and mysteries revealed at Open Cambridge

Which Mill Road backstreet used to have a sausage factory, a bakery, a slaughterhouse, and a builder's yard? What was the Sally Ann charity shop before 1956, and what are the name-carvings and strange circles engraved in the wall? Where in Mill Road could you buy horse beans and tiger nuts as a children’s treat in the...

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Open Cambridge 2021 will take place from 10 - 19 September 2021

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