Carol Singing This Friday

This year’s Carol Singing around Haslingfield takes place this Friday 15th December. Anyone can join in at any point and leave again at any point and they will finish up at the Little Rose pub. They will meet at Wisbey’s Yard for 6:30pm and sing a few carols there. At 6:45pm – leave Wisbey’s Yard and walk straight to The Elms. Sing around The Elms. Then at 7:15pm(ish), they will move to the green in the middle of Chestnut Close. The about 7:30/7:45pm Head to the Little Rose. If they’re ahead of schedule they may also sing in Badcock Road. Read more

Hare and Hounds – Pop-Up Restaurant

The Hare and Hounds in Harlton are holding a pop up restaurant event on Saturday 16th December.  The 3 course menu by Provenance seasonal wood fired food will cost £25 and the first sitting will start at 6 pm followed by another sitting at 8 pm.  See Menu .
If you are interested, it is important to ring Andy at the Hare and Hounds on 01223 264698, to reserve a table.
Also find the opening times over the festive period.

Security Advice – Light Up Your Home

As the nights get darker, there is an increased risk of burglary when many homes will look obviously unoccupied. This can make your property more attractive to a potential burglar who would not like to be seen or discovered.

Use light timer switches, to make your home look occupied as it starts to get dark from about 3p.m. 3:30p.m. even just leaving some lights switched on will be beneficial. Think of rooms you would naturally be in such as a living room or kitchen. Leave a radio on a talk station, and make sure that all the windows, doors and side gates are secure.  There have been some recent burglaries where intruders have got in due to an insecurity. Read more by clicking on the Read More link. Read more

Village Society Annual Social

Songs from the Shows 
with a two-course meal. Seating at tables.  Bring your own beverage.

Starring Haslingfield’s own Tiffany with backing group. Saturday, 17th February 2018.  Haslingfield Village Hall.   This event is sold out already.  To put your name on the waiting list for returns contact  Maria Stringer (01223 871256/ .  Tickets £14.

Film Club

The next Film Club meeting will be held on Friday 8th December 2017 at 7.30pm.  We shall meet in Haslingfield Methodist Church Rooms.  Admission is free.  Running time of the film is 97 min, Certificate: 12+.  ‘Hard of hearing’ subtitles will be used. We break for tea, coffee and mince pies, half way through.

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Haslingfield Allotment Gardeners Association (HAGA) – AGM

The Haslingfield Allotment Gardeners Association (HAGA) is having their annual general meeting (AGM) on Monday 4th December in the Little Rose at 19:30. They have some vacant plots so if you have some spare time and want either a plot or get involved then just come along. Here is the AGM Agenda and the AGM Minutes of last year’s meeting.
Ron van der Hoorn – Treasurer

Cambridge Food Bank

A massive “Thank You” to everyone who has supported the foodbank. The items that you have left in the Village Shop and the Methodist Church have been taken in to the Distribution Centre.

If you would like to send more gifts for Christmas, the following foods would be appreciated: Read more

TOMORROW NIGHT: Ten Tickets left for Haslingfield Little Theatre’s production of Oliver!

Haslingfield Little Theatre look forward to welcoming their audience to their latest production, OLIVER!, which is on from this Wednesday 22nd November to Saturday 25th November at Haslingfield Village Hall. 

As of this morning (Tues 21st Nov), there are still a handful of tickets available for tomorrow night’s performance (Wednesday 22nd Nov):  5 at & 5 at the Village Shop. All other performances are sold out. Read more

Next Village Society Talk

“Some Signs of Fire in Haslingfield”. The early fire insurance companies provided the only really effective fire fighting force in most of Britain’s towns and cities for nearly 200 years, longer than Local Authority Brigades have been in existence. Patrick Baldwin, Chairman of the Fire Mark Circle, explains what happened and shows examples of fire marks and plates.   Haslingfield Village Society, Tuesday, 28th November, 8:00 PM Haslingfield Village Hall. Everyone welcome.  Members and youngsters free.  Visitors £2.50 .