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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 […]

Hedgehog Awareness Week 2018

Hedgehog Awareness Week 2018

Alarmingly hedgehogs are declining rapidly in the UK, from 35 million in the 1950s to an estimated 1 million today! Hedgehog Awareness Week hopes to highlight the need for us all to become ‘Hedgehog Champions’.  The good news is that Whittlesford has an evident hedgehog […]

Coming up… 

Coming up… 

Early May bank holiday: Monday 7 May and Spring bank holiday: Monday 28 May – Hopefully the weather will be kind to us! May Day is a public holiday usually celebrated on May 1. It is an ancient northern hemisphere spring festival and a traditional spring holiday in many cultures. Dances, […]

MONEY OFF – Cambridge

MONEY OFF – Cambridge

Check before you go, but here are a selection of “money-off” offers on the Groupon page that are available in Cambridge.   https://www.groupon.co.uk/vouchers/cambridge   1+

100+ Activities to keep “them” amused

100+ Activities to keep “them” amused

Some ideas for the holidays to keep those pesky partners and children entertained! School Holiday Ideas and Activities   There’s no need to break the bank though, our guide is jam-packed with free and cheap activities to keep the little ones entertained, plus deals and […]

Driving in France . .

Driving in France . .

If, like thousands of others, you plan to visit Europe in your car this year, be aware that there have been changes you may not know about. For example, Paris (and other cities) require a Clean Air sticker for your car.  If it is pre-1997 […]

Exciting Easter Menus added to Recipes

Exciting Easter Menus added to Recipes

Hi, With Easter fast approaching, try the exciting Easter Menus, including a stunning Vegan option that has our mouths watering – try something different and feel the better for it.  Leave room for the chocolate eggs, though 🙂 0

Bank Holidays 2017 and 2018

Bank Holidays 2017 and 2018

Upcoming bank holidays in England and Wales 2018 30 March Friday Good Friday 2 April Monday    Easter Monday 7 May Monday Early May bank holiday  28 May Monday Spring bank holiday 27 August Monday Summer bank holiday 25 December   Tuesday Christmas Day 26 December […]

461 A.D. – On this day St. Patrick dies

461 A.D. – On this day St. Patrick dies

On this day in 461 A.D., Saint Patrick, Christian missionary, bishop and apostle of Ireland, dies at Saul, Downpatrick, Ireland. Much of what is known about Patrick’s legendary life comes from the Confessio, a book he wrote during his last years. Born in Great Britain, probably […]

SCDC Bin Collections

SCDC Bin Collections

We have posted Bin Collections in the Events Calendar as there are a few “rescheduled” dates coming up due to Bank Holidays.  We hope you find this useful. WHAT GOES IN WHICH BIN? I didn’t know crisp packets DONT go in the blue bin!  0

EASTER HOLIDAYS

EASTER HOLIDAYS

THE Easter holiday dates change each year, so it is important to keep track – especially as careful diary planning can often secure you extra time away from the office. While the dates for Christmas and Valentine’s Day are fixed and easy to remember, Easter and the associated Bank holidays […]

Karate Classes

Karate Classes

Children’s beginner classes start at the Memorial Hall at 5:30 to 6:30 on Wednesdays from January 18 2017. Please register your child through the All Anglia Karate Association website (www.aaka.co.uk) if you would like to take advantage of our special offer of a free trial. […]

Shop Opens for Business

Shop Opens for Business

The Whittlesford Society is pleased to announce that our Shop will shortly be opening its (virtual) doors selling a range of our goods and publications. We are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year – and you can shop from the comfort of […]

Tommy – There But Not There

Tommy – There But Not There

There But Not There Buy it for £29.99 from the link above – Limited Edition This 10”/25cm high Perspex Tommy figure of a World War One soldier will be delivered to you in beautiful commemorative packaging. You can take it to any Timpsons and, using […]