Sketching at St John's College

Hello Urban Sketchers,
Our next sketchcrawl is at St. John’s College on Sunday, October 22nd. St John’s is one of the oldest and largest of the city’s colleges and its famous bridge has become iconic.
Meeting at the main gate on St John’s Street at 11am and meeting back there at 1.30pm for the group photo followed by get-together at the 1815 Bar and Café at the Cambridge Union.
College has requested we keep all pathways and stairwells clear at all times, and no sketching on the Bridge of Sighs or within the chapel.
This is a free event.
See you all there!

Hello Urban Sketchers, Our next sketchcrawl is at St. John’s College on Sunday, October 22nd. St John’s is one of the oldest and largest...

King's Parade Sketching


Sun Aug 13, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Kings Parade, Cambridge

Join our August urban sketchcrawl on Kings Parade, which is the most historic and touristic throughfare in the city.

On this line of streets, which includes Trinity and St John's streets, there are lots of beautiful buildings such as the Senate House, Corpus Christi clock, Great St Mary's and famous colleges like Kings,Trinity and St John's as well as many local shops. It's also a great opportunity to capture the people on the move.

Meet front of the Great St Mary's Church at 11am than meet back for group photo at the same place at 13:30pm.

We'll go to Grads cafe in the Univercity graduation centre afterwards for a chat with cuppa.

See you all soon!

Sun Aug 13, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM Kings Parade, Cambridge Join our August urban sketchcrawl on Kings Parade, which is the most historic and ...

Grantchester Meadows Picnic


Join Urban Sketchers Cambridge for our annual summer picnic! Just bring yourselves, a blanket to sit on and a picnic lunch, and don't forget your sketchbooks!

Lets meet at the rear of the Red Lion pub at 12.00 and then find a pleasant spot to make camp!

Join Urban Sketchers Cambridge for our annual summer picnic! Just bring yourselves, a blanket to sit on and a picnic lunch, and don't...

Station Roads Sketchcrawl


Meet at 1pm outside Microsoft on Tenison Road. 
We will be sketching the surrounding roads - residential buildings on Tenison Road, new buildings around the station, apartments on Great Northern Road - the choice is yours. At 3pm we will meet outside Station Tavern for a photo shoot, followed by tea at Tamburlaine Hotel. 
Those of you who came to the sketchcrawl a couple of years ago when this area was just a building site might like to bring your sketches to show and compare. It'd be fun 😀
details, questions, FB event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1170165879773093/ 

Meet at 1pm outside Microsoft on Tenison Road.  We will be sketching the surrounding roads - residential buildings on Tenison Road, new ...

May Challenge 2017 - sketching every day


  • When: every day during May 2017! 
  • Where: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, or anywhere you travel 
  • Why: Because you love to draw and like challenges 
  • Who: Urban Sketchers from Cambridge (anyone can join us, invite your friends!) 
  • Rules: Urban Sketching Manifesto 
  • Tools: pencil, pen, brushpen, ballpoint pen, charcoal, watercolour, ink, acryl... anything you like 
  • Sharing: We share our sketches online on our Facebook Profile (Urban Sketchers Cambridge) or/and on our Twitter Account (share it with @USK_Cambridge) 
  • How much: it is free! 
  • More info, questions: Facebook (Urban Sketchers Cambridge) and/or our Twitter account: www.twitter.com/USK_Cambridge 
“We show the world, one drawing at a time”

When: every day during May 2017!  Where : Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, or anywhere you travel  Why: Because you love to draw and like ...

2017 Urban Sketchers Cambridge Sketchcrawls Venues and Schedule



  • Saturday 14th Jan - Library sketching organised by Sue
  • Saturday 11th Feb - Addenbrooke's hospital organised by Susan
  • Saturday 11th March - Grand Arcade organised by Sue
  • Saturday 8th April - Robinson College organised by Yasemin
  • Sunday 14th May - Station Roads Sketchcrawl organised by Susan
  • Saturday 3rd Jun - Strawberry Fair/festivals organised by Yasemin
  • Sunday 16th July - Grantchester sketching and picnic organised by Sue
  • Sunday 13th Aug - King's Parade organised by Yasemin
  • Sunday 10th Sep - Round Church TBC organised by Susan
  • 21st or 22th Oct - St John College TBC organised by Sue & Yasemin
  • Sunday 12th Nov - Fitzwilliam Museum organised by Susan
  • Sunday 10th Dec - Sketching at Waterstones bookshop organised by Yasemin

Saturday 14th Jan - Library sketching organised by Sue Saturday 11th Feb - Addenbrooke's hospital organised by Susan Saturday 11t...

Mill Road Cemetery Sketchcrawl

Informal sketchcrawl at Mill Road Cemetery

  • 21st August (Sunday) 2016, 12pm
  • Meeting point: The Cambridge Blue Pub on Gwydir Street
Informal sketchcrawl at beautiful Mill Road Cemetery. We are meeting at 12pm at the entrance to the Cambridge Blue Pub on Gwydir Street https://www.facebook.com/TheCambridgeBlue
At 2pm we are meeting for a group photo, and then we have reserved tables in the pub for a sketchbooks swapping and a coffee.


Our event is free of charge. However we can help with restoration and repair of monuments donating to the Cemetery: http://millroadcemetery.org.uk/donate-button/

See you all very soon!

Everyone is invited!


Mill Road Cemetery:


Mill Road Cemetery Friends:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/355840348498/

Mill Road Cemetery info:
http://millroadcemetery.org.uk/








Informal sketchcrawl at Mill Road Cemetery 21st August (Sunday) 2016, 12pm Meeting point: The Cambridge Blue Pub on Gwydir Street In...