This is the third year we have run the exhibition at the Waterbeach Barracks site, this year there are more artists taking part.

On this website you will find details of all the artists taking part, their work, and other events and activities that will be part of the Open Studios event.

We aim to provide regular updates on what we are planning, so watch this space! You can subscribe for emails updates using the link to the left.

You can find out more about the artists taking part by clicking the link on the left.

We would very much like to thank the Cambridgeshire Community Foundation for the kind support they have put in toward making this year’s event possible.

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Summer at the Beach is very happy to announce the welcome return this weekend of the 31A (CAMBRIDGE) MODEL RAILWAY CLUB. This year on Sat 21st and Sunday 22nd July, they will be displaying their incredible 30 foot long Nightlayer’s Drove layout in the Studio Space [near the Sports Hall]. Please come along and see their fantastic workmanship and chat about whats involved in producing such an intricately detailed display.
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Summer at the Beach is very happy to announce that as part of this years events we are staging a one off screening of the wonderfully film ‘Stuart a life backwards’ staring Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch. To those that don’t know it this is a deeply moving, touching, tragic but often funny story with its roots very much in Waterbeach’s not so distant past

This is a free event on Sun 15th July at 7.30 pm in the Waterbeach Barack’s Studio Space. Over 18’s only. Voluntary donations to Emmaus will be very welcomed.

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We are really happy to announce that the Pop Up Cafe will be in the Community Space at Waterbeach Barracks for all of the Summer at the Beach weekends this year. Make sure to come and sample their delicious homemade cakes while you look at the art exhibition.

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Its here!!. well almost. This Year’s Summer at the Beach is coming nicely into view and we just wanted to show you a few highlights to look forward to. We will update with more details in the near future, but until then hold onto your sun hats its going to be a good one.

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Summer at the Beach 2018 sees even more artists exhibiting at Waterbeach Barracks this July. One whom we are very excited about having is Dave Pescod.

Dave studied at the Royal College of Art and his work is in several private collections and the V&A. His current paintings are concerned with memory (non-virtual) and the process of making.

Art is in everything, it is part of human behaviour in all we make and do and endemic.

Have a look at this short video created by Dave

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It’s back! For the third year running Summer at the Beach will be landing at Waterbeach Barracks this July. Make a date and come along and see what all the fuss is about.

With a collection of local artists, a cafe and raft of other events, we look forward to seeing you there!

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We’ve got a real treat coming up this Saturday for our Summer at the Beach opening event. The Cambridge 31a Model Railway Club have very kindly agreed to set up one of their layouts in the Barracks Community Space for the day.

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Set Up Weekend

Following lots of hard work and preparation this weekend was the setup for the Summer at the Beach art exhibition.

It was a couple of long days, hanging work, moving and arranging but we think we are getting there.

Looking forward to seeing lots of visitors to enjoy the artwork over the next few weekends.

Have a look below for some of the set up photos.

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Summer at the Beach Exhibition

We are a group of artists exhibiting in July as part of the Cambridge Open Studios event.


Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire