CamCRAG is a registered charity who organise regular weekend volunteer convoys from Cambridge to Calais. We also collect donations and funds to help refugees in Europe and beyond.
CamCRAG is a registered charity who organise regular weekend volunteer convoys from Cambridge to Calais. We also collect donations and funds to help refugees in Europe and beyond.

Past Events

Winter Fair and Sponsored Sleepout

10 February 2024 - 11 February 2024
12:00 pm - 8:00 am
St Giles Church, Castle St, Cambridge CB3 0AQ
Sleepout 2024 poster cropped

Our annual winter fair and sponsored sleepout is back! This year our partner charity is Emmaus Cambridge. The Fair is open to the public from 12pm to 4pm, followed by the sleepout. Want to be a sponsored sleeper on the Saturday night? Find out more and register online at camcrag.org.uk/SleepoutSignup. You can donate to the event and sponsor a sleeper now at camcrag.org.uk/SleepoutDonate

Volunteer Convoy to Calais

2 February 2024 - 4 February 2024
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cambridge to Calais
Cartoon car to calais

Come on one of our weekend volunteer convoys to Calais, and help refugees directly by working with the NGOs that support them. We leave Cambridge on Friday evenings, returning on Sunday evening.
Registration for this convoy is now open: Please apply online at camcrag.org.uk/convoys. Registration will close on 18 January.

Volunteer Convoy to Calais

12 January 2024 - 14 January 2024
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cambridge to Calais
Cartoon car to calais

Come on one of our weekend volunteer convoys to Calais, and help refugees directly by working with the NGOs that support them. We leave Cambridge on Friday evenings, returning on Sunday evening.
Registration for this convoy is now closed.

Convoy to Calais

15 December 2023 - 17 December 2023
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cambridge to Calais
Cartoon car to calais

Come on one of our weekend volunteer convoys to Calais, and help refugees directly by working with the NGOs that support them. We leave Cambridge on Friday evenings, returning on Sunday evening.
Registration for this convoy is now closed.
Find out more about our convoys at camcrag.org.uk/convoys.

Stall at Mill Road Winter Fair

2 December 2023
10:30 am - 4:15 pm
Donkey Common, Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 1LY
stall at Mill Road Winter Fair 2022

We will once again be at Mill Road Winter Fair, this year on Donkey Common. Visit our stall to find out more about what we do, buy some merchandise to support refugees, pick up this year’s annual report, or just to say hello! If you would like to help set up, take down, or run the stall please email volunteer@camcrag.org.uk

CamCRAG Ceilidh

18 November 2023
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Giles Church, Castle St, Cambridge CB3 0AQ
ceilidh2023poster

The annual CamCRAG Ceilidh is back! Music will be provided by The Jumping Beans. Advance tickets are available for £12 (students £5) from camcrag.org.uk/ceilidh. We are also looking for volunteers to help publicise the event, prepare food for it, and help run it on the night: Email ceilidh@camcrag.org.uk

Convoy to Calais

10 November 2023 - 12 November 2023
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cambridge to Calais
Cartoon car to calais

Come on one of our weekend volunteer convoys to Calais, and help refugees directly by working with the NGOs that support them. We leave Cambridge on Friday evenings, returning on Sunday evening.
Registration for this convoy is now closed, but you can apply for our December convoy via the convoys page.

Auction of Promises

9 November 2023 - 9 December 2023
All-day event
Online
promises from 2023 auction

Our online auction of promises is back! Have you got a promise or gift you could offer? Promises can include home cooked meals, private tours of interesting places, stays in holiday homes, language or music lessons…the more unusual the better!
If you would like to offer something, please send a description to gini@camcrag.org.uk, if possible including a relevant photo and if you want a reserve price.
View the promises and bid now at auctionofpromises.com/2023CamCRAGAuctionOfPromises

Annual General Meeting

24 October 2023
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Barnabas Church, Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 2BD
Elliot talking at 2019 AGM

Members of the public are welcome, and we encourage all CamCRAG members to attend, our annual general meeting. The evening will include presentation of our annual report and accounts, the election or re-election of trustees by CamCRAG members, and short talks from guest speakers. If you are planning to attend please register at camcrag.org.uk/AGMticket so that we have an idea of how many are coming. The annual report and accounts are available as a PDF at camcrag.org.uk/annualreport2023

Convoy to Calais

13 October 2023 - 15 October 2023
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cambridge to Calais
Cartoon car to calais

Come on one of our weekend volunteer convoys to Calais, and help refugees directly by working with the NGOs that support them. We leave Cambridge on Friday evenings, returning on Sunday evening.
Registration for this convoy is now closed, but registration for November’s convoy is now open: Apply online at camcrag.org.uk/convoys


If you’d like to organise a fundraising event, please email fundraising@camcrag.org.uk.

If you’ve got a good location for a donation drop off day, please email donations@camcrag.org.uk.