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
Holidays have always been popular with school pupils, and Haslingfield School has had its share of them. Apart from statutory breaks, pupils over the years have enjoyed many others, coming from a number of sources. Read more
Rock in the Hall
Live at Haslingfield Village Centre
7.30 pm Saturday 26 March, doors open at 6.45 pm
Music by THE TABS, with special guests PLAN 17
Tickets in advance from Village Shop, Knibbs the Butcher and Christine Tod 01223 870247
Adults £5, Under 14’s £3
Entry on the door – Adults £6, Under 14’s £4
Admission Free for serving members of H.M forces with M.O.D 90
Licensed Bar Snacks Available
All proceeds will go directly to Help for Heroes
Film: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (PG)
Date: Friday 4th March, 2011
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Venue: School Hall, Haslingfield Primary School
How many loaves have you?
Friday 4th March 2011
Haslingfield Methodist Church at 6.30pm
Speaker: Mrs Margy Lewis
Minutes of meeting held on Monday February 14th 2011 Read more
Big “Thank You” to Marjorie, Janet and Liz for organising another successful, and enjoyable “Tea at the Ritz”. With their team of efficient and polite waitresses and those working hard behind the scenes, they managed to pull off another memorable afternoon while raising money for village organisations.
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.
Presumably inspired by the “Night at the Museum” films, this free event in 9 participating Cambridge Museums on the 23rd February from 4.30pm to 7.30pm might be of interest to Haslingfield families. For details see Cambridge Museums at Twilight (PDF)
Gillian Overitt of the Cambridge Street Pastors will be speaking at the Methodist Church at 6.30pm on Sunday 13th February. Read more
This Monday 7 February, at 8.00 p.m. in Haslingfield Village Hall, we will be reading through the script for our May Production – two very funny short plays, which are comic spoofs of well-known play types, in which anything that can go wrong does go wrong!
If you’ve ever felt like taking the acting plunge, this could be your chance to take on a small but great fun challenge! Read more
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.
As announced on Radio4 this morning here is the crime map for Haslingfield over the last month. This is also available near the bottom of the links page of this site.
In a 1907 inspection report, Haslingfield School was described as having an “ample garden area”. Only boys did Gardening, and there was a strong emphasis on neatness and accuracy – “measuring the distance between rows of vegetables” and “trimming the edges of plots”. Apparently there was much student interest, and early attempts at an integrated curriculum, with gardening “widely made the basis of various exercises in Arithmetic and Composition”. Read more