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.
The Haslingfield Village Society restarts on Tuesday 18th September at 8.00pm in the Village Centre. The very appropriate subject for our first meeting is THE HISTORY OF ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY; alias: Cambridge School of Art, College of Arts and Tech.. Anglia Higher Education College, and Anglia Polytechnic. Read more
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
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
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.
“From the North Sea to the Mediterranean”
An illustrated travelogue by popular speaker Chris Hammond, Haslingfield Village Centre, Tuesday 20 March at 8.00pm Read more
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
Tuesday 17 January 2012, 8.00pm in the Village Centre
The Royal Observer Corps in Peace and War
by John Shere. Read more
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.
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.
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
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 .
“Snap out of it”
A Travelogue in words and pictures
with Christopher & Janet South
Tuesday 19th April, 8.00 pm in Haslingfield Village Hall