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Hear, ye! Hear,Ye! “Pickwick’s Cambridge Scrapbook” read by Mike Petty, with references to Haslingfield.      Mike is an authority on Cambridge and the fenland and has won a national award for his lectures and articles.  We know his talks as informative and amusing. Read more

The Haslingfield Chronicle

Who stole a green flounced petticoat from the house of Thomas Prime of Haslingfield in the County of Cambridge on 18 September 1784?  And what else did he nick?  To find the answer to this and a hundred other gems of essential knowledge you’ll need this fascinating publication. Read more

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It Shouldn’t Happen to a Vet – BUT IT HAS!
John Grieve of the Cambridge Veterinary Group will speak of adventures and misadventures during his career.  This promises to be a humorous and interesting evening, to which all are welcome.  Tuesday April 17,  Haslingfield Village Hall,  8:00 PM.   Members and school aged children free, small charge for adult visitors.  Refreshments  included.

Next Village Society Event

What Miss Ling Saw!

 Dramatised readings from The Haslingfield School Log Book 1917-1965.  Readers: John Beresford, Peter Hains, and Cheryl Lowery, all of whom know the school well.  This promises to be an amusing and informative journey down memory lane, as well as a revelation of what went on in our village school for half a century.
Tues. Feb. 21 , 8:00 pm, at Haslingfield Village Hall. Read more

Village Society Special Event

MAMMA MIA!
Saturday 28 January 2012.
See it on the big screen at the Haslingfield Village Centre and sing – along with all those happy songs.  A substantial ploughman’s supper included and a bar is available.  Tickets: £7.50 adults, £5 children,  from Michael Hendy 870270,  The Village Shop and The Little Rose Pub.

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Tuesday 15 November, 8.00 pm in the Village Centre
Life in a Mirror: Symmetry in Nature
Dr Stuart Warren, retired lecturer and researcher, Dept of Chemistry at Cambridge University.
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Next HVS Talk

The Speaker for Tuesday 18 October is Les Millgate  from the Imperial War Museum who will talk about Duxford History.  He replaces Martin Boswell who has been called away on that date. Read more

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The Haslingfield Village Society recommences on Tuesday, 20th September with another fascinating talk. Barry Stevenson, the man who can tell you the story behind the antiques, presents  A Medley of his own Collection’Read more

Bake House Opening

If you want to take a look at fascinating stuff from the Stringer Archive of Haslingfield history,  and  see at first hand how the ancestors baked their bread, heated the wash tub and visited the privy, then toddle along to the bake house on Well House Meadow from 10 am on Saturday 6th August .

bakehouse

Village Society Meeting

“Snap out of it”

A Travelogue in words and pictures
with Christopher & Janet South
Tuesday 19th April, 8.00 pm in Haslingfield Village Hall

All welcome!

 

WHERE DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?

History of Haslingfield Weekend Exhibition

Presented by the Haslingfield Village Society
Sat., 12 March & Sun. 13 March 2 pm – 5 pm
Haslingfield Village Centre     FREE ENTRY

Complete village archive collection: maps, photos, documents, etc.
Millennium Project: ten years on.
Family History Project: Harold Hopkins
Haslingfield Little Theatre Archives
Archeology Exhibit with M. Coles
County and Cambridge Archive Displays

Drink and biscuits available

Please bring any photos or documents that relate to village history to share with others.  If agreeable, the society can make copies and return the originals.

Contact John Beresford 01223 514849

 

An A-Z of Victorian Farming

is the subject of what promises to be an interesting talk by local historian Peter Ibbett on Tuesday, 15 March in Haslingfield Village Centre at 8:00 pm.  This is a subject that relates well to what went on in Haslingfield during that period of history: Green Farm, Moss Farm, Stearne’s Farm, Willow Farm, Chivers are just some of the names in Haslingfield.    Everyone receives a welcome at our meetings and events.   Members and school age free.   Small charge for non-members, tea & coffee included.

See you there.