We are delighted that February’s Blue Skies Big Band Concert, hosted by Haslingfield Little Theatre, raised £1048 for the Alzheimer’s Research Fund. Thanks go to everyone who supported the evening, whilst enjoying wonderful music, and, of course, to the Blue Skies Big Band members themselves.
Easter Sunday sees an Easter Egg Hunt taking place at 3pm at the Little Rose Pub for all the little people we know. This is followed at 4pm on Easter Sunday with a BBQ, including vegetarian options, for all the family in the pub garden. On Easter Saturday, there’s a free 80’s Disco in the pub, which starts at 8pm. The pub is also open all day on Easter Monday with new opening hours from Tuesday 29th March which sees the pub opening from noon from Tuesdays to Sundays and from 4pm on Mondays.
The Little Rose Pub is holding its first ever beer festival on Thurday 21st, Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd April. There will be 18 real ales plus real cider on offer. The pub is open from noon until 11pm on each day with food available and live music by the Melody Beats from 8pm on Saturday 23rd April.
By the Heritage Theatre
As from today, you can view a selection of our recent Show & Play Photos on the Haslingfield Little Theatre Facebook Page. If you’ve been to see any of our productions, we hope they will bring back memories of enjoyable evenings shared with us, or if you’re less familiar with us, they will give you the opportunity to see our work. You don’t have to be on Facebook to view them, but if you are on Facebook and like them, do please Like Them. To see the photos, please click here.
The next charity coffee morning at Haslingfield Methodist Church takes place this Tuesday 8th March. It happens on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 8.45am until 11.30am. It raises money for a different charity each month. Also, you can offer to organise and support a cause of your choice!
The village Tennis Club is having a quiz night on Saturday 19th March, it will start at 8pm. Entry will be £20 per team and teams should be a maximum of 8. Numbers will be limited and so please contact the club (Gail_rutherford@hotmail.com) to reserve a place for your team as soon as possible. If you would like to take part but haven’t got enough for a team, please do let the club know and they’ll try to pair you up with some others. Remember, all friends and family welcome.
There will be prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd teams, and there will be a raffle. There will also be nibbles and the Little Rose will be providing a bar on the night.
A Race night in aid of the village’s Little Owls playgroup is being held at the Little Rose Pub this Saturday 5th March. The first race is at 8pm and you can place bets of 50p on any horse. You can also sponsor a horse or jockey for £2, and if it wins, you win a bottle of bubbly. All the races are on video, so there’s no need to worry about the horse’s form, jockey, trainer or anything else as it’s mostly pot luck.
The next Little Rose Pub Quiz will take place this Friday 4th March. Teams of any number up to a maximum of six can take part, entry is £10 per team with all the entry fees given out as cash prizes. First Question asked at 8pm. Just turn up on the night or book in advance. The quiz takes place on the first Friday of every month.
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This Cambridge home has a story to tell. Tamsin Wimhurst, curator and local historian, will relate The Story of The David Parr House at The Haslingfield Village Society, Tuesday 15th March 2016, 8.00pm in Haslingfield Village Hall.
On February 6th, the Haslingfield Village Society hosted another successful social evening with a meal and the superb FB Pocket Orchestra. A big thank you is due to all who made this possible, including the audience of supporters.
We are looking for two actors, a man in his 40s/50s and a woman in her 20s/early 30s, to complete the cast for our forthcoming production, the hilarious farce, Lend me a Tenor by Ken Ludwig. As these are major roles, we are seeking people with previous amateur acting experience – even if you have not acted for some while. NB You do not have to be able to sing, see Read more
Wheat is the dominant arable crop , both locally and nationally; our soils and climate are suited to its production. It is an important part of our diet, with around 80% of the flour used for our bread coming from UK-grown wheat. Globally it constitutes 20% of dietary energy. The origins of wheat will be described along with the development of current and possible future growing practices.