Put yourselves in the picture
A wonderful way to start a new year with neighbours, family and friends. A free event for all ages of people and dogs (must be on leads). The guided walk lasts about an hour and a half. Afterwards, you are invited to return to the hall for homemade soup and sandwiches for a small charge to cover costs. Meet at Haslingfield Village Hall: 11:00 AM. January 1st 2016.
A further guided walk will take place after noon for the more energetic.
News items featuring the village in ‘The Cambridge Independent Press’, 1901-1920
Book compiled by John Beresford
£6 from Village Shop, Country Kitchen, Little Rose
and John, 01223 514849
King’s Cross – An insight into an extraordinary piece of London
Tuesday, 17th November 2015, 8.00pm, Haslingfield Village Hall
David Tod, Events Manager for the estate, is at the heart of the strategy for this vibrant area and is part of the team working to transform it as a place to live, work, study, eat and drink. His talk will look at the rich history of the site dating back to Roman times, right up to the present day. He will share the master plans and vision for the 67 acre development and how it is going about attracting the likes of Google and Louis Vuitton to relocate their UK headquarters there. Read more
6 February 2016, take a trip back in time and immerse yourself in the funky sounds of blues, ragtime, hot jazz, songs, and dances from long ago. Working backwards from the 1930’s, the FB Pocket Orchestra explores repertoire that marked the beginning of what we now regard as popular music. Haslingfield Village Society has engaged this wonderful group for the Annual Social. The event will include a two course hot meal in the interval; seating is at tables. Guests are invited to bring their own drinks and glasses (water will be on the tables). Doors open at 6:00 for 7:00 start in Haslingfield Village Hall. Our social events always sell out. Tickets (£15) on sale from November: contacts, Maria Stringer 01223 871256 or email@example.com or Michael Hendy 01223 870270 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr Michael Snelling, a great supporter of Haslingfield life for many years, will talk at The Haslingfield Village Society about the techniques used in the repair & restoration of various types of chairs & seats. He will bring along a display of specialised tools & equipment. Tuesday, 20th October, 8.00PM, Haslingfield Village Hall
Tuesday 15th September 2015 at 8.00pm in the Village Hall
Dr Nicholas Branson will talk on Shorebird Migration, describing some of his studies on The Wash in England, at a number of sites in Australia, including the Great Barrier Reef, and in the USA, revealing much about the life histories of migratory birds and the areas of the world on which they depend. All are welcome, entrance fee for non members over 16 is £2.50.
Saturday 8th August 2015, Well House Meadow, 10.00am ’til noon.
See inside the historic bake house, browse the Village Archive of old photographs and documents, and get a feel for how Haslingfolk used to live.
Saturday 13th June 2015, Well House Meadow, 10.00am ’til noon.
See inside the historic bake house, get a feel for how Haslingfolk used to live and browse the Village Archive of old photographs and documents.
The bake-up folks got it just right,
there was almost too much to eat!
Tuesday 19th May 2015 at 8.00pm in the Village Hall
After a short Annual General Meeting, Mike Petty will talk about the life of James Reynolds Withers, the Cambridgeshire Hedge-side Poet (1812 – 1892). Mike Petty has been helping people research Cambridgeshire for 50 years. He has a daily “Looking Back” column in the Cambridge News, and a weekly “Memories” page. Read more
Docwra’s Manor Garden, Shepreth, on Thursday 23rd July 2015
Faith Raven has kindly made arrangements for us to visit out of normal opening hours. It is well worth taking the opportunity to see this delightful garden, in its historic setting.
Gardens of Great Beauty: Kyoto, Japan is the subjects of the talk by George Thorpe, a retired Head Gardener of Trinity College. Tuesday 21st April 2015 at 8.00pm in the Village Hall. Read more
Discovering Limehouse and the Isle of Dogs
Another guided walk in London with historian Andrew Davies
on Saturday 3rd October 2015 Read more
Excavating Haslingfield: Bronze Age to the Iron Age, Romans to late Medieval, the 18th c. Where did all the people live? Michael Coles, our local archaeologist, will talk about the results of much field walking and the 24 digs of 2013. The resultant archaeology will help explain where the people of ‘Haslingfield’ lived and what they did for the last 3500 years.
17th March 2015, 8 PM, The Village Hall. Everyone welcome: members and children free, small charge for non-members.