Year: 2018

Poppy Pilgrimage village guide

Poppy Pilgrimage village guide

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Poppy Pilgrimage 11.11.18

Poppy Pilgrimage 11.11.18

All invited to join our  POPPY PILGRIMAGE Sunday 11 November Following the 11am ceremony at WHITTLESFORD WAR MEMORIAL To mark the centenary of the Armistice and end of WW1 –  and reflecting our major research project since 2014– a circular walk past TEN marked locations that between them […]

GUIDED TOUR IWM Duxford ‘west side’  THURSDAY 13th  SEPTEMBER 4.15 for 4.30pm start

GUIDED TOUR IWM Duxford ‘west side’ THURSDAY 13th SEPTEMBER 4.15 for 4.30pm start

Join our free guided tour to rediscover the west end of the Duxford site – past, present and future. Learn about the famous Land Warfare Hall & areas of interest inside & outside that area – and IWM plans to re-purpose and re-landscape there and […]

Guided visit to St John’s Church, Duxford 3.30pm, Sunday 12th August 2018

Guided visit to St John’s Church, Duxford 3.30pm, Sunday 12th August 2018

Please arrive at the church by 3.30pm on Sunday 12th August 2018 Adrian Powter, a Churches Conservation Trust volunteer, will be our guide as we step through the magnificent Norman carved doorway.  The many treasures that await include stunningly detailed wall paintings, ancient graffiti and […]

Tuesday 17 July 2018 – The Old Whittlesford School

Tuesday 17 July 2018 – The Old Whittlesford School

NOSTALGIA TRIP (and more!) The Old Whittlesford School Start 5.30pm Tuesday 17 July courtesy of Val & Dave Pettifer of The Old School Studio Everyone Welcome!                * Former pupils and staff & the ‘both schools‘ generation . . .                               a ’school reunion’ & childhood memories! * Those recalling […]

MEMBERSHIP OF THE WHITTLESFORD SOCIETY OPEN TO ALL

MEMBERSHIP OF THE WHITTLESFORD SOCIETY OPEN TO ALL

As a member of the Whittlesford Society you will receive our journal, ‘Whither Whittlesford’, which is published at least twice a year and focused on the local history and natural history of Whittlesford. We organise regular activities including excursions to places of local interest, guided […]

World War 1 Project – The Whittlesford 100

World War 1 Project – The Whittlesford 100

World War 1 Project – The Whittlesford 100 We are currently undertaking a project to research the 100 village men who left to fight in the First World War. We want to find out who they were, what happened to them and their families before, during and after the […]

About Whittlesford

About Whittlesford

Whittlesford is a South Cambridgeshire village, it is situated on the Granta branch of the River Cam, and is just seven miles south of the City of Cambridge. Whittlesford Parkway Railway Station serves the village and offers excellent rail links to London Liverpool Street. The […]