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
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
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.
At 8 o’clock on Tuesday 15th February in the Village Hall Twigs Way, professional garden historian, author and broadcaster on radio and television, will talk on the History of the Cottage Garden. Everyone is welcome at Village Society meetings, a small charge being made for adult non members – children free.
“Energy Saving is a modern priority, not just a responsibility for governments,
but also for us in our homes.”
On Tuesday 19 October at 8.00 p.m. in the Village Hall, Dr. Martin Roach will talk about this vital issue. He will review energy consumption in the average home, with ideas on how to reduce our usage. The talk has been organised by the Village Society – everyone is welcome to attend.
Playwright, producer and actor Nick Warburton will be guest speaker at the Haslingfield Village Society on Tuesday, 16 November. Nick will relate how he began writing plays for the radio, many of which you may have heard on BBC broadcasts. It promises to be a very interesting evening about what goes into the entertainment we enjoy. Everyone is very welcome to the Village Society talks.
Venue: Haslingfield Village Centre Date: 16 November Time: 8.00 p.m
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In the beautiful surroundings of well house meadow enjoy a visit to village history. The bakehouse will be open to visitors along with a display of a selection of the archives held and maintained for you by HVS. Opening days 8th May, 12th June, 10th July, 7th August, The Village Festival, 9th October. Time 10am to 12 noon.
Mississippi Paddle Boat Cruise, Hoveton Hall Gardens and a cream tea are part of the delights of a trip to the Norfolk Broads being organised by the Haslingfield Village Society on Saturday 26th June. We will travel by coach to Horning in Norfolk to join a cruise (with commentary and bar) on the river Bure and out to Ranworth Broad and back. This will be followed by a guided tour of Hoveton Hall Gardens and cream tea in the Old Milking Parlour Tearooms…
Members and non-members are welcome to attend. During Coffee the elected committee will be glad to listen to your ideas about the society. After the short business meeting, a long standing member of our society, Michael Snelling, will speak on “his second career”, The restoration of furniture.