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Little Theatre Panto: The Golden Goose – Read-through & Audition Dates

Haslingfield Little Theatre are delighted to announce that their 2024 panto will be The Golden Goose, an exciting original production by Little Theatre member, Philippa Smith. The show will be performed from 21 to 23 November 2024 at Haslingfield Village Hall and will be full of songs, dances, fun and laughter!

If you’re interested in being involved, on stage or as part of the production team, they would love to welcome you to the read-through of the script on Monday 15 July and relaxed informal auditions on Thursday 18 July – both at 7.30 pm at Haslingfield Village Hall. Read more

NEXT SATURDAY: Murder Mystery Evening at Haslingfield Village Hall!

Join Haslingfield Little Theatre members next Saturday 18 May, 7.30 pm at Haslingfield Village Hall for a Murder Mystery Evening:  Four Weddings and a Murder

You will be entertained at the hilarious wedding of Penelope and Darren with their family and friends, so what can go wrong? Maybe the small matter of a MURDER! Enter Detective Lorgaire ready to interview the suspects. But it is you the guests who will consider the clues and decide who has committed the crime, while enjoying a piece of wedding cake. 
A few tickets left at £5 each here.

Cambridge Nature Festival – Guided Walk to Haslingfield Clunch Pit

Sunday, June 16th 10.30 am:

Short, guided walk to this historic and rare chalk grassland. A County Wildlife Site, it is one of only two sites in the area with records of Man Orchids. Led by Parish Councillor Clive Blower, who has volunteered with the Wildlife Trust over a number of years to look after this site. You’ll also see bee orchids, twayblades, and common spotted orchids, as well as other chalk grassland wildflowers, and hear about the history of the area and how it relates to some of the University of Cambridge Colleges. Option to walk to the top of the chalk hill with spectacular views over Cambridge. Read more

Small Village, Big Conversation – Save the Date: 23 June

June 23, 2024, 2- 5pm at Haslingfield Village Hall.
Join the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group for this fun, family-friendly, interactive event including:

  • A History of Haslingfield in 5 sketches from members of Haslingfield Little Theatre
  • Historical displays from the Village Society
  • The results of our first parish Neighbourhood Plan consultation – what did your neighbours think?
  • What a Neighbourhood Plan Can Do, What it Can’t Do, What it Should Do
  • Inspiring examples from the Neighbourhood Plans of neighbouring villages like Foxton, Gamlingay, Histon and Fulbourn
  • Have your say: Mapping our green spaces, views, heritage and biodiversity;
  • Facilitated conversations about what we as a community want for Haslingfield’s Future
  • Launch of the first Haslingfield Tree Walk
  • Activities for kids Read more

26 March – Online Update – East West Rail

Cambridge Approaches is hosting an online update about East West Rail and how its construction will impact you in South Cambridgeshire.

Join us on March 26th at 8pm for a full briefing and discussion, as well as a talk from a Buckinghamshire councillor who has lived through EWR construction and knows the real impact.

Register for the Zoom session by visiting our website www.cambridgeapproaches.org.uk or on the QR code below. Read more

Haslingfield’s First Repair Cafe

Haslingfield’s very first Repair Café on February 18th at the Village Hall was a great success and got us featured on the front page of the Cambridgeshire Repair Cafe Network newsletter. We had a go at repairing 48 items – from a toy drone to an electric piano keyboard, from a broken bracelet to two shirts with frayed collars. Read more

Haslingfield and Harlton Eco Group – Bi-Annual Report and New regular Meetups

The Haslingfield and Harlton Eco Group has entered its fourth year of existence and approved its latest report at its AGM on March 5th 2024. You can view the report, outlining all of the group’s activities over the past two years, on the About page of their website at https://www.hheco.co.uk.
 
The group is also announcing a new, regular meetup. Between April 19th 2024 and October 18th 2024, they will be holding informal, social meetings at the Hare and Hounds Pub on the 3rd Friday of every month. Read more

Haslingfield Village Society Talk, Tuesday 16 April, 8.00 pm, Haslingfield Village Hall

Plastic, Packaging and Sustainability – the real truth
How can you really be sustainable in what you buy and eat? What is really going on in the world of plastics and packaging, and what you should be doing about all the plastic you are using? Everyone is very welcome to hear about this important issue.

Our speaker, Paul Earnshaw, leads the team that is responsible for implementing the packaging strategy for the Tesco Packaged Food Divisions, Non-Food Divisions and coordination with the rest of the Tesco Group. Read more