Here’s short bit of video filmed a couple of nights ago of an otter by the River Cam near Haslingfield. Filmed by village resident Doug Thompson…
Haslingfield Little Theatre is holding Poetry Evening at Haslingfield Village Hall on Friday 28th April, starting at 7:30pm, cost £1. Please do come along and support us. We will be sitting round cafe-style tables, so bring your own drink, nibbles will be provided and enjoy listening to some poetry.
Summertime and the Haslingfield Wellhouse Meadow is a lovely place to visit. It is available to enjoy for all, including dogs, and a safe place for children. Why not come when the Bake House on the meadow is open with a display of the large photo archive of the village available to view? The Village Society is there from 10 AM until 12 Noon on these dates: Saturdays – 13 May, 8 July, 12 August, 9 September.
Performances will take place at Haslingfield Village Hall on 18, 19 and 20 May at 7.45 pm, Tickets are £9 /£6 concessions for under 16s and 65+ (no concessions on Saturday) and are on sale at: www.haslingfieldlittletheatre.co.uk and at Haslingfield Village Shop & Country Kitchen. For more details, Read more
The second annual Little Rose Beer Festival starts this Friday 28th April and continues right the way thro until Bank Holiday Monday 1st May. It features 15 different real ales and 5 different real ciders. All the real ales and ciders are different again to last year’s beer festival. The festival starts at noon on all 4 days. Find out what else is planned as part of the beer festival, including live music, by clicking on Read More…
The next monthly Little Rose Pub Quiz will take place on Bank Holiday Monday 1st May as part of the pub’s Beer Festival. Usually the quiz takes place on the last Friday of every month. 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. We can also make up teams from whoever turns up on the night. The quiz now takes place on the last Friday of every month so the next quiz will be on Friday 26th May. It’s great fun with a good number of all local teams taking part. There’s 6 rounds covering many topics including a picture round. The quiz finishes around 10pm with a break halfway through.
Haslingfield Little Theatre are planning an informal evening of Poetry Reading on Friday 28 April at 7.30 pm in Haslingfield Village Hall. Tables will be laid in café style, nibbles will be provided and please bring your own drinks. There will be a small charge of £1 at the door to cover the cost of hiring the Hall. Everyone is invited to join us to listen to readings of a varied section of poetry.
The Gurkha Welfare Trust is the leading Gurkha charity. The Trust aims to provide welfare to enable Gurkha ex-servicemen, their dependents and their communities to live with dignity, primarily in Nepal but increasingly in the UK and elsewhere. The welfare includes developmental, medical, financial and advisory aspects of life.
Speaker, Mike Thorp of Haslingfield, served with the Gurkha for over 12 years in the Far East, Cyprus and the UK, and is a founder member of the Gurkha Army Service Corps. The talk will be given in Haslingfield Village Hall on Tuesday, 18th April at 8:00PM, . Everyone is very welcome. Members and 16 and under free. Visitors £2.50 .
The best way to start the day is on an egg, according to some! This weekend, on Easter Sunday, a full breakfast is available from 8am until 9.15am at the Methodist Church with an Easter Egg Hunt starting at 9am. All the money raised will go to the East Africa Crisis Appeal.
Easter Sunday 16th April sees the annual free Easter Egg Hunt at the Little Rose Pub. Just turn up on the day in plenty of time for the 3pm start at the pub. Open to all the village’s little people.
The next Pop Up Coffee shop is this Tuesday 11th April, 8:45 – 11:30am, in aid of The Feeding Project, Vellore India.
This is run by a charity that works with the poorest people in India. It offers hot food to elders, who would otherwise go hungry.
The Pop Up Shop takes place at the Methodist Church from 8:45- 11:30am. Come & enjoy cakes, croissants, filter coffee & tea (fair trade of course) and help raise funds for The Feeding Project, Vellore.