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Cambridge City Council

Warm and welcoming spaces

From November to March, we open our community centres as warm and welcoming places for local people to access community events, quiet spaces and meals.

Warm spaces in Cambridge run by community partners

  • Cambridgeshire Libraries are offering a warm welcome. Stay as long as you like to sit and read a book, use free wifi or one of the computers, or join in with one of the many social activities. Some libraries serve hot drinks, or you can bring your own refreshments.
  • Warm Spaces: Brown’s Field Community Centre
    • 31a Green End Road, Cambridge CB4 1RU
    • Thursdays and Fridays, 8.30am to 10am
    • breakfast available
  • Warm Spaces: Church of the Good Shepherd
    • Mansel way, Cambridge CB4 2ET
    • Tuesdays, 10am to midday in the main church
  • Warm Spaces: Trumpington Pavillion
    • Paget road, Cambridge CB4 9JF
    • Wednesdays: 2, 23 and 30 November, 7 and 28 December, 4 and 25 January, 1 and 22 February, 1, 22 and 29 March
    • 9.30am to midday
    • coffee, tea, biscuits and wi-fi available
  • Warm Spaces: Trumpington Meadows Community Hub
    • Kestrel Rise, Cambridge CB2 9AY
    • Fridays, midday to 2pm
  • Warm Spaces: Meadows Community Centre
    • 1 Saint Catherines road, Cambridge CB4 3XJ
    • Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm
  • Warm Spaces: Clay Farm Centre
    • Hobson Square, Trumpington CB2 9FN 
    • Mondays and Wednesdays
  • Warm Spaces: Akeman Community Centre
    • 80 Akeman Street, Cambridge CB4 3HG
    • Thursdays, 9am to midday
    • breakfast available from 9am
  • Warm Spaces: Abbey Barnwell
    • Newmarket road, Cambridge CB5 8RS
    • Tuesdays, 6pm to 9pm
    • Thursdays, 5pm to 9pm
    • Sundays, 4pm to 6pm
  • Warm Spaces: Cambridgeshire County Council
    • The C3 Centre, 2 Brooks Rd, Cambridge CB1 3HR
    • Wednesdays, 5pm to 9pm (games and hot chocolate available)
    • Sundays, 5pm to 8pm (movies and popcorn available)
  • Warm Spaces: Friends Meeting House
    • Address: 12 Jesus Lane, Cambridge CB5 8BA (next to ADC Theatre)
    • Wednesdays, 9.30am to 5pm
    • tea, coffee, board games, puzzles, wi-fi available
  • Warm Spaces: FoodCycle Cambridge
    • St Andrew's Street Baptist Church, 43 St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge CB2 3AR
    • Saturdays, 12.30pm
  • Warm Spaces: Queen Edith’s
    • Friendship Cafe at St John the Evangelist church, Mondays 3pm to 5pm, starting 5 December 
    • Warm Welcome Event at Rock Road Library, second Tuesday of the month, 10am to 4pm, starting 13 December 
    • Friendship Cafe at St James’s church, first Tuesday of the month, 11am to 3pm, starting 6 December
    • Food Hub Cafe at St James’s church every Saturday 10.30am to midday
    • Friendship Cafe at Queen Edith Chapel, bi-monthly Wednesdays, 11am to 1pm, starting 30 November
    • Friday Lunch Club at Heathlands House, Bullen Close, fortnightly on Fridays, 12.30pm to 2pm, starting 9 December 
    • Film Club at Heathlands House, Bullen Close, fortnightly on Thursdays, 2pm to 4pm, starting from 1 December
  • Warm Spaces: Arbury road, Baptist church
    • 20 Arbury road, Cambridge CB4 2JE
    • Fridays, 11am to 2pm
    • hot food and wi-fi available 
  • Warm Spaces: Cambridge Online
    • Hester Adrian centre, Hawthorn Way, Cambridge CB4 1AX
    • Thursdays, 10am to midday
    • tea and coffee available 
  • Warm Spaces: Coleridge food hub
    • St Thomas' Hall, Ancaster Way, Cambridge CB1 3TT
    • Thursdays, 3pm to 6pm
    • free refreshments and shared meal
  • Warm Spaces: Castle Street Methodist Church
    • Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AH
    • Wednesdays, 10am to 1pm until 29 March
    • tea, coffee and biscuits provided

You can also find information about other warm spaces being run on the national Warm Welcome website.

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