Meetings & events

Welcome to our list of forthcoming meetings and events. This page is currently undergoing improvement so to keep up-to-date with the latest Camcycle events, we recommend you also follow our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Camcycle rides

Come and cycle with Camcycle – we love to meet new people and share good cycle routes around the city.

Sunday 10 May, 2020: Camcycle’s 14th annual Reach Ride

Sadly, our most popular ride of the year was cancelled in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. We plan to be back as soon as it is safe to do so. You can read more about the event on our Reach Ride webpage.

Camcycle AGM

Our last AGM was held on Saturday 18 January with guest speaker Dr Rachel Aldred. You can watch live footage of the event on our facebook page and read a report in the Spring issue of our magazine.

The next Camcycle AGM will be held online on Saturday 23 January, 2021 at 2pm. Our guest speaker will be cycling communications specialist and co-author of Building the Cycling City, Melissa Bruntlett.

Camcycle monthly meetings 2020

All are welcome to the Campaign’s monthly meeting. Usually these are held at the Friends Meeting House, Jesus Lane on the first Tuesday of each month. However, owing to the coronavirus pandemic, from April 2020 we have been holding meetings online. Meetings start at 7pm on the Camcycle facebook page and are followed by a social get-together on Jitsi Meet. The video from the Facebook meeting is uploaded to the Camcycle YouTube channeland our blog after the meeting.

Tuesday 7 April: Unravelling the cycling city – lessons from Amsterdam
Camcycle’s Executive Director, Roxanne De Beaux, shares inspiration from her course last year at the University of Amsterdam. What did she learn living and studying in the bicycle capital of the world and how can we apply those insights to our work in Cambridge? View meeting online.

Tuesday 5 May: Guest speaker Mark Philpotts
Transport engineer Mark Philpotts, known online as the ‘Ranty Highwayman‘ shares insights into designing for cycling and thinking ‘Beyond the Bicycle’ to ensure cycling is an attractive an accessible option for all types of rider and cycle. View meeting online.

Tuesday 2 June: 25th anniversary special
In 1995, a new cycling organisation was formed in Cambridge. Camcycle staff members Roxanne De Beaux and Anna Williams speak about Camcycle’s current work and vision for the future. They are joined by long-term members Clare Macrae, David Earl, Simon Nuttall and Martin Lucas-Smith, who take us back through the organisation’s archives exploring its formation, early events and memorable campaign successes. View meeting online.

Tuesday 7 July: Guest speaker from Carbon Neutral Cambridge
Tony Eva argues that radical initiatives are needed as we work to achieve zero transport emissions by building a sustainable transportation system. View meeting online.

Tuesday 4 August: Guest speakers from local action groups
Representatives from Cambridge residents’ associations and other local campaign groups share their experiences and discuss how we can work together. View meeting online.

Tuesday 1 September: Guest speaker from School Streets
Sylvia Gauthereau sheds light on the School Streets initiative. View meeting online.

Tuesday 6 October: Guest speaker from Cycle Sisters
Cycle Sisters Trustee Khadijah Zaidi talks to us about diversity in cycling. View meeting online.

Tuesday 3 November: A conversation with Dave Walker
We chat with Dave Walker – a cycling cartoonist and founder of the Budget Cycling website. View meeting online.

Tuesday 1 December: Guest speaker Sam Davies
Sam is a community organiser and activist in Queen Edith’s. She’ll be talking to us about cycling issues in the area and how to engage with local communities when campaigning for change. Watch live on our Facebook channel from 7pm.

Tuesday 2 February: Guest speaker Sarah Berry
Sarah will be talking about her experience as a new cyclist, her work on road signs and low traffic neighbourhoods and how her activities have helped create change. Watch live on our Facebook channel from 7pm.

Camcycle socials

Our social events are an ideal way to meet other members and supporters and to talk to Camcycle staff and volunteers. Come along and find out more about what we do and how you can get involved or simply enjoy a chat – we won’t just talk about cycling!

Thursday volunteer socials on Jitsi

Our spring social on 10 March was the last meeting we were able to have in person. The Camcycle community is extremely important to us, so while we are physically distanced we are continuing to meet socially on Jitsi. Contact us to find out more.