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Starting tomorrow, 20 September – New Fitness Class: “Mummy Tummy”

Whflo-fitere? Haslingfield Recreational Ground
When? Tuesday Mornings at 10am
Cost? £5 on the day or £4 per class when booking a block of 6 or more
This class is designed for mums looking to tone their tummies, gain core strength and stability and improve flexibility and posture. This is an outdoor class that will run whatever the weather (apart from during torrential storms!) Babies in pushchairs welcome! More info can be found at

The Haslingfield Ceilidh, at All Saints’ Church – 24 September

Little Owls Preschool LogoA fabulous and fun evening for the whole village is planned!  We have the highly regarded Cambridge University Ceilidh Band and are thrilled to have our local caller, Bob Ridout, joining us.  It will be in our beautiful All Saint’s Church on the 24th September from 8.30 – 10.30.  There will be a licensed bar and we are lining up some great items for the silent auction, including a “Month of Cake” and a bottle of English whiskey and a tour of the distillery! Tickets £10 each from Country Kitchen. Proceeds to Little Owls Preschool.

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THIS SUNDAY: Cream Tea Time Again!

Cream TeaThis Sunday, 4 September, come and enjoy a traditional cream tea with freshly-baked scones, jam and cream in the informal woodland garden at: The Dovecote, 29 High Street, Haslingfield. 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm. All proceeds to Parkinsons UK

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Cambridge District Art Circle – Summer Exhibition – 27th to 29th August.

CDAC_LogoCambridge District Art Circle, who meet regularly at Haslingfield Village Hall, are holding their Summer Exhibition on Saturday 27th to Monday 29th August 2016, 10.00am – 5.30pm at Grantchester Village Hall, High Street, Grantchester, Cambridge, CB3 9NF.

The Exhibition will have both framed and unframed work, as well as cards. Visitors will be able to purchase refreshments and delicious home-made cakes (including gluten-free). This is an ideal opportunity for visitors to buy original art from local professional and amateur artists, in a variety of subjects and media including oils, acrylics, watercolours, mixed media and pastels. For more details see their website.

First Aid Course for Parents/Carers

I am considering organising a First Aid course aimed at those who care for children in Haslingfield, this could include parents, grandparents and babysitters. It would be a one off 2 hour course covering the basics. It would cost £12.50 per person and take place sometime in the Autumn term, more than one could be arranged if there were sufficient interest. The course would be run by Tim Killick from Cambridge Medical Training. If you think that you might be interested then please complete the poll at: Read more

NEXT FRIDAY – Haslingfield Strawberry Fayre

Strawberry Fayre Poster (2) 2013mediumNext Friday 1st July from 5.30 to 7 p.m. the Haslingfield Strawberry Fayre will take place in the Haslingfield Methodist Church Gardens. There will be a BBQ, a Delicious Buffet and Strawberries & Cream. Also Fun & Games for All and a Variety of Stalls.

Proceeds to MIND, Little Owls and the Methodist Church. Entry: A donation of an item of non-perishable food for Cambridgeshire Foodbank. Come along and join the fun!

Home-Visiting Volunteers Needed

Home StartHome-Start Royston and South Cambridgeshire are looking for home-visiting volunteers. Can you give a family the most precious gift – your time? Our volunteers are all parents or grandparents who can give a few hours a week to help families who are finding it difficult to cope.

All parents need emotional and practical help to get through the first few years, but not everyone has friends or family nearby. This is when Home-Start volunteers can help! Read more

Open Floral Demonstration at Haslingfield Village Hall

Flower Club PosterEversden & District Flower Club is holding an Open Floral Demonstration on 27 June at Haslingfield Village Hall at 7.45 pm. Doors open at 7 pm when there will be ‘champagne’ and strawberries and a chance to browse the craft stalls.

Tickets are £10 available from Julie 01223 262902 or Juliet 01223 843923.  Read more

Live Theatre in Haslingfield – Tonight & Tomorrow Night (20 & 21 May)

Thank you to our incredible audience at last night’s opening night of our hilarious farce, Ken Ludwig’s Lend Me A Tenor at Haslingfield Village Hall – it was an amazing evening…

There are still tickets available for the remaining two performances (20 & 21 May – 7.45 pm) at: NB Online ticket sales close at 5.45 pm, but there may be a few available on the door from 7.00 pm. Read more

On This Week – Haslingfield Little Theatre’s Hilarious Farce!

On 19, 20 & 21 May, Haslingfield Little Theatre will be performing the hilarious farce, Ken Ludwig’s Lend Me A Tenor in the Village Hall. After many weeks of intense rehearsal and two weekends of set-building, the stage is looking great, the actors are all poised to go, and looking forward to welcoming you to see this brilliant comedy. To get a real flavour of the play, please click here to see some Preview Photos.

Tickets cost £9/£6 concessions (under 16s and 65+, no concessions 21 May). For more details and to buy your tickets online, please click here. Tickets also on sale in the Village Shop or Country Kitchen. For teens upwards.

New Tennis Courts Opening Event – 22nd May

Tennis-Club-Logo1-150x150You have probably noticed a lot of work has been carried out on the tennis courts over the past few months. We have built an extra court to allow more people to play tennis, and installed floodlights on two of them so that anyone who wants to, can continue to play tennis throughout the year. The work is now almost finished and the Tennis Club invites everyone to a Grand Opening Event on Sunday 22nd May. Read more