The monthly Little Rose Pub Quiz will take place this Friday 3rd March from 8pm. 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. 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.
Honor Ridout will be giving a talk on Tudor Cambridge* on Tuesday, 21st March, 8:00pm, in Haslingfield Village Hall. A resident of the village, Honor is Chair of the Cambridgeshire Association for Local History, a former City Tourist Officer, and author of a book on Stourbridge. We welcome this return visit from Honor who is a knowledgeable and entertaining speaker.
The Outlaw Eagles are a tribute to the Eagles, one of the worlds greatest and best selling bands of all time. The band hail from Peterborough in Cambridgeshire. They’ll be performing live at the Little Rose this Saturday 18th February from 8.30pm and entry is FREE.
Human Pathology from the Past to the Future: a talk presented by Charles van Heyningen who is a Fellow of the Royal college of Pathologists and retired after 28 years as a consultant pathologist in the NHS. Pathology is the study of diseases and derives from Ancient Greek roots meaning “an account of suffering”. His talk explores the practice of human pathology from the nineteenth century to the present and speculates on the future. He describes the growing variety of pathology specialties and the people working in modern laboratory services, including some local history.
Members and under 16 free: £2.50 for visitors. Being a ‘village’ society, everyone is very welcome.
The next Film Club meeting will be on Friday 10th February 2017 at 7.30pm. in the Haslingfield Methodist Church Rooms. Read more
This Thursday 2 February, at 7.30 pm in Haslingfield Village Hall, we will be holding a read-through for our next production – two hilarious one-act comedies: Black Comedy by Peter Shaffer, and Bride before a Fall by Robert Scott.
The monthly Little Rose Pub Quiz will take place this Friday 3rd February from 8pm and this month it’s raising money for Guide Dogs for the Blind. Teams of any number up to a maximum of six can take part, entry is £10 per team with great 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. It’s great fun with a good number of all local teams taking part each month. The quiz finishes around 10pm with a break halfway through.
Arthur Ransome, journalist and beloved English writer, and Hugh Lupton, one of Britain’s leading storytellers, are the ingredient of The Haslingfield Village Society’s Social Evening on 4th February 2017.
It is autumn 1919. Moscow is surrounded by counter-revolutionaries. Arthur Ransome is known to be a Bolshevik sympathiser. He’s fallen in love with Trotsky’s secretary. They both know they’ll be lynched or shot if Moscow falls. Somehow they must escape. Read more
Haslingfield Little Theatre’s next production will be two hilarious one-act comedies: Black Comedy by Peter Shaffer, and Bride before a Fall by Robert Scott. We will be holding a read-through of the script on 2nd February, followed by auditions on 9th February – at Haslingfield Village Hall at 7.30 pm. Performances will take place on 18th, 19th and 20th May (tickets available in March).
If you are interested in being part of this exciting production – on-stage or back-stage – why not come along! For more details, please click here.
“Haslingfield in the News, 1901 -1920”
is available from the Deli, The Village Shop and The Little Rose
for only £6
In 2017 what was wet, warm, conversational, cold, friendly and filling? Answer: the Annual Haslingfield New Year’s Day walk led by Mike and Sally Coles. The forecast on for the day was for heavy rain starting at 11:30; this coincided exactly with about 58 walkers plus dogs and pushchair setting forth. Not to be beaten by the weather almost all finished. A few of us (blush) took the shortcut back. At the end, people lined the length of The Village Hall to enjoy each others company and the soup and sandwiches made by the committee of the Haslingfield Village Society who organise this event. We thank our usual shepherds of the rear, Clive and Sara Blower. Due to the wonderful donations, £212 was raised for ACT, Addenbrooks Charitable Trust. Happy New Year indeed!
The Importance of Adventure: James van der Hoorn will speak on the Marathon des Sables, a self-sufficient ultra marathon through the Sahara desert, which is commonly referred to as the toughest footrace on earth, including training, preparation and the week of the race. James stresses the importance of the journey and not just the end goal. The talk includes how to prepare for an adventure, and some of the challenges and setbacks he has experienced. Everyone is always very welcome. Fee £2.50 for visitors. Free for members and under 16’s.