Breaking Rules: Causes of Young People’s Crime. This talk will summarize findings about young people’s lives, and crimes, and crucially, demonstrate the nature of the coming together of individuals and their environments that is at the root of crime. The speaker is Beth Hardie, research Manager of PADS+ ( Peterborough Adolescent and Young Adult Development Study, based at Cam. Univ. ) and co-author of ‘Breaking the Rules’. This study was hailed as ‘among the most significant works in criminology in decades’. Beth Hardie lives in Haslingfield. Tues., 18th February 2014 in the Haslingfield Village Hall at 8:00 PM. ALL WELCOME. School age and Members free. Small charge for visitors.
Barrington Cement Works: very near, very important, very interesting.
Its geography, history, archaeology, and stories of 44 years of employment there are the subjects of the next Haslingfield Village Society talk. John Drayton, who received an MBE for services to the Quarry Industry and Geology, will be presenting this comprehensive talk. Something for everyone, Tues., 21 January 2014, Haslingfield Village Hall, 8PM. All are welcome; members and school age FREE. Small charge for visitors.
by Aidan Lonergan, Haslingfield resident and the RSPB’s leader of Futurescapes, their landscape scale conservation work. Haslingfield Village Society, Tues. 26th November, 8:00pm, in the Village Hall. This is an important issue for our future. Youngsters 16 and under and Village Society members Free. Small charge for visitors. Tea and biscuits in the interval.
“A Tudor Warship Revealed”, by Alan Eade
Haslingfield Village Hall
Tuesday 15th October 2013 at 8.00 pm
It’s the last chance for this year. Come and see how the ancestors lived and browse the village archives of old documents and pictures. The 19th century Bake-house on Well House Meadow will be open between 10.00 am and 12.00 noon on Saturday 7th September. Bring a flask, join the gathering and brush up on your village history.
The Haslingfield Village Society’s season begins with a talk on the work of the Woodland Trust in Haslingfield Village Hall on Tuesday, 17 September at 8:00pm. If you go down in the woods today……. you are sure to enjoy it, most likely thanks to the Woodland Trust. Cambridgeshire is the least wooded county in England and the Trust is fighting to save the ancient woodland we have. With more and more species under threat, its work is of great importance.
This is a whole village society, everyone is very welcome. A small charge for visitors, members free.
Far Away Places.
Tuesday, 21 May 2013. Haslingfield Village Centre. 8:00.
Michael Coles will take us on a journey through India from the Himalayas, down the Ganges and on to the far south in Kerala. His illustrated talk will cover natural wonders, picturesque people, fauna, flora, cities and countryside. Read more
Come and see the inside of Haslingfield’s historic bake house and browse a section of the village’s extensive archive of old document and photographs. Saturday morning, 4th of May, from 10.00 am to midday on Well House Meadow.
Haslingfield Village Society, Tuesday, 16 April in the Village Centre at 8:00 pm
Cheryl Brightly, a finalist in the Academy of Chocolatiers International Competition, will talk about the history of chocolate, how it is grown, made, and processed. A demonstration with cocoa pods will be given, and a sample from an Aztec recipe made. Some samples will be brought along! Read more
Where the wild things are! Rebecca Willers from Shepreth Wildlife Park will talk about the work there, her experiences with The Tiger Anti-poaching Project in Sumatra and the Hedgehog Hospital Project. Tues., 19 February, 8:00pm at The Village Centre. Members and school age childrena free; small charge for non-members. All Welcome.
CAMBRIDGE GROCER –
The story of Matthew’s of Trinity Street 1832-1962
told by Judy Wilson
Haslingfield Village Hall, 8.00 pm, Tuesday 15th January, 2013
Many will remember Matthew & Son, the high-class grocery shop that was a feature of Trinity Street for 130 years until the early 1960s, trading in premises now occupied by Heffers Bookshop. The talk will tell the story of this well regarded Cambridge grocer and wine merchant and of the family that ran it for three generations.
Step out into a Happy New Year with with new friends and old, whilst enjoying the fresh air and gentle exercise. Read more
Sigh! Winter can be gloomy enough without having to look out your window at a dull, uninteresting garden. Help is at hand! “PLANTS FOR WINTER INTEREST” is the presentation by Peter Jackson of Scotsdale Garden Centre, on Tuesday 27 November in the Village Centre at 8PM.