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ART FUN TIME - 11.00 am

Join us for a morning of art fun, with local artist David Brown. Free, drop in session. 11am - 1pm Suitable for all children. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Event kindly sponsored by Huntingdon Town Council. Part of this year's Summer Reading Challenge activities.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225


Thu, 03 Aug 2017

Nene Valley Railway: EngAGE in the Afternoon - 1.30 pm

Join Brian White for a talk on the Nene Valley Railway, capturing the heyday of the golden age of steam. Free (donations welcomed) Booking required. Please speak to library staff or call 0345 045 5225 for a ticket.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225


Fri, 04 Aug 2017

OPERATION CIPHER - 10.00 am

Bring your friends and make a team of spies to crack the secret puzzles and solve the mystery of the missing agent and the stolen book!
Two sessions 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 3pm
Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Event organised as part of this year's Summer Reading Challenge.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225


Wed, 09 Aug 2017

Dogs Trust Storytime and Activity Session - 10.30 am

Come and join the Dogs Trust for a morning of doggy storytelling and craft activities. Free (donations welcomed) No need to book. 10.30am - 12pm Sorry no dogs allowed at this event! Part of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge activities.
Events kindly supported by Huntingdon Town Council.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225


Tue, 22 Aug 2017

Raptor Foundation BIRDS OF PREY - 10.30 am

Come and get close up with some birds of prey from the Raptor Foundation. 10.30am - 12pm This is a ticketed event and tickets are charged at £2.00 per child. Speak to library staff or cal 0345 045 5225 for a ticket. Event organised as part of this year's Summer Reading Challenge.
Event kindly sponsored by Huntingdon Town Council.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225


Thu, 31 Aug 2017

Marvellous Mammoths - 10.00 am

Come and make your own woolly, racing mammoth with the Norris Museum. Get your hands on some mammoth teeth and stone age tools. Free, drop in session. 10am - 12pm. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Event organised as part of this year's Summer Reading Challenge.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225


Sat, 02 Sep 2017

Meet local author JANE MENCZER - 10.30 am

10.30am - 12pm, Huntingdon Library Meet the author: JANE MENCZER Join us for a morning with Jane Menczer author of new novel An Unlikely Agent (published by Birlinn), in conversation with Miranda Doyle. Tickets £3. Booking recommended. Call 0345 045 5225 or ask library staff. JANE MENCZER grew up in Brampton, attending the village primary school and Hinchingbrooke, before going on to university in Cambridge. She lived in London for nearly a decade before returning to Cambridge and currently teaches Drama at a local comprehensive school. She won an Escalator Literature Award and a Grant for the Arts to help fund the completion of An Unlikely Agent, which is her first novel (See web link for more information).

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225 web


Wed, 13 Sep 2017

Wildlife Trust - Drones, Dukes and Dormice - 7.30 pm

The Huntingdonshire Local Group of the Wildlife Trusts is pleased to announce the first of our Autumn indoor events.

Our speaker will be Josh Hellon, who is the Wildlife Trusts Monitoring and Research Manager for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire.

Josh will give an illustrated talk about the use of drones in monitoring and conservation, concentrating on the work of the Ecology Groups.

This should be a really interesting and innovative talk and anyone interested in wildlife is most welcome to attend.

Booking is not necessary. Entrance charge £2.50 (accompanied children free).
Please contact Tim on 01480 457795 for more information.

Venue: Brampton Memorial Hall, Thrapstone Rd. Brampton PE28 4TB

More information: Tel: 01480 457795 email


Wed, 20 Sep 2017

Creative Writing: Getting Started - 10.30 am

10.30am – 1pm Getting Started - Creative Writing Workshop with Helen Claire Gould: EngAGE Extra Fast, fun and furious, this workshop encourages new writers especially to engage with their own writing using small group work and multiple genre “stations”, each with a different source of writing inspiration. Follow the web link to Helen’s website: www.Zarduth.com Just £6 per session - tea/coffee included. Places are limited. Payment will be taken in advance. Please ask staff at Huntingdon Library, or call 0345 045 5225 to purchase a ticket. Adult only classes.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225 web


Wed, 04 Oct 2017

Art Workshop - Drawing Perspective: Buildings - 10.30 am

10.30am - 1pm OR 1.30pm - 4pm, EngAGE Extra
Art Workshop - Drawing Perspective: Buildings DRAWING AND PAINTING CLASSES for BEGINNERS AND IMPROVERS with DAVID BROWN: EngAGE Extra Local artist and art teacher David Brown is offering a series of Drawing and Painting Classes Suitable for beginners and improvers. All sessions are held in an informal, relaxing and encouraging manner, with the emphasis very much on enjoyment! Why not give it a go, you might surprise yourself!! Just £6 per session - tea/coffee included. Places are limited. Payment will be taken in advance. Please ask staff at Huntingdon Library, or call 0345 045 5225 to purchase a ticket. Adult only classes.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225


Wed, 18 Oct 2017

Creative Writing: "Dialogue" - 10.30 am

10.30am – 1pm “Dialogue” - Creative Writing Workshop with Helen Claire Gould: EngAGE Extra If you’ve been to writers’ workshops and heard buzzwords like subtext and infodumping, and wondered what they mean, or been confused by the advice to remove all adjectives and adverbs used — well, be confused no more! Find out what it’s all about at this workshop. There will be plenty of practice exercises and a friendly and helpful atmosphere! Follow the web link to Helen’s website: www.Zarduth.com Just £6 per session - tea/coffee included. Places are limited. Payment will be taken in advance. Please ask staff at Huntingdon Library, or call 0345 045 5225 to purchase a ticket. Adult only classes.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225 web


Wed, 01 Nov 2017

Art Workshop - Woodland Scene with Watercolour - 10.30 am

10.30am - 1pm OR 1.30pm - 4pm, EngAGE Extra
Art Workshop - Woodland Scene with Watercolour DRAWING AND PAINTING CLASSES for BEGINNERS AND IMPROVERS with DAVID BROWN: EngAGE Extra Local artist and art teacher David Brown is offering a series of Drawing and Painting Classes Suitable for beginners and improvers. All sessions are held in an informal, relaxing and encouraging manner, with the emphasis very much on enjoyment! Why not give it a go, you might surprise yourself!! Just £6 per session - tea/coffee included. Places are limited. Payment will be taken in advance. Please ask staff at Huntingdon Library, or call 0345 045 5225 to purchase a ticket. Adult only classes.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225


Wed, 15 Nov 2017

Creative Writing: Person and Point of View - 10.30 am

10.30am – 1pm Person and Point of View – Creative Writing Workshop with Helen Claire Gould: EngAGE Extra Training your writing “voice” and use of perspective. We’ll explore the different “persons” you can write in, what their effects on the story are, and the differences between the various types of narration available to authors. And we’ll look at how to get from one scene to the next — the transition and its variations.
Follow the web link to Helen’s website: www.Zarduth.com Just £6 per session - tea/coffee included. Places are limited. Payment will be taken in advance. Please ask staff at Huntingdon Library, or call 0345 045 5225 to purchase a ticket. Adult only classes.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225 web


Wed, 06 Dec 2017

Art Workshop - Still Life with Charcoal - 10.30 am

EngAGE Extra - Art Workshop - Still Life with Charcoal DRAWING AND PAINTING CLASSES for BEGINNERS AND IMPROVERS with DAVID BROWN: EngAGE Extra Local artist and art teacher David Brown is offering a series of Drawing and Painting Classes Suitable for beginners and improvers. All sessions are held in an informal, relaxing and encouraging manner, with the emphasis very much on enjoyment! Why not give it a go, you might surprise yourself!! Just £6 per session - tea/coffee included. Places are limited. Payment will be taken in advance. Please ask staff at Huntingdon Library, or call 0345 045 5225 to purchase a ticket. Adult only classes.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225