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Wed, 22 Nov 2017

St Ives as a Riverport - 7.45 pm

Professor Chris Lewis will give us a talk on how St Ives became an important Riverport and how it shaped the town as it is today.

Venue: The Stocker Room, Brampton Institute, High Street, Brampton

More information: Tel: 01480 451514 email


Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - Sat, 09 Dec 2017

NEARLY NEW BOOKSALE - 10.00 am

Bag a bargain! Fill your stockings!! Join us for Huntingdon Library's NEARLY new book sale.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225


Fri, 01 Dec 2017

The Haunted History of Huntingdonshire - 2.00 pm

MARK GEORGE EGERTON will be talking about his experiences as a paranormal investigator, with many quirky historical facts about Huntingdonshire most haunted locations.

Tickets £3. Booking required. Please speak to library staff or call 0345 045 5225.

Special author offer - £5 off price of Mark Egerton's new book THE HAUNTED HISTORY OF HUNTINGDONSHIRE at this event, on presentation of ticket.

Venue: Huntingdon Library

More information: Tel: 0345 045 5225


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


Thu, 07 Dec 2017

Ancient Treasures: EngAGE in the Afternoon - 1.30 pm

Join Kate Hadley from the Free Ancient Treasures, Pictures and Catalogue Project. Our rich local heritage will soon be ready for a new audience, as a collection of high resolution images will be made freely available on a new interactive catalogue. 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


Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Christmas Miscellany - 7.30 pm

In December we will host our Christmas Miscellany. This will be held on Wednesday 13th December at 7.30pm and, as usual, our venue will be Brampton Memorial Hall, Thrapston Road, Brampton, Huntingdon, PE28 4TB.

We will begin with a short talk by Oliver Burke, who is the Director of Living Landscapes for the Wildlife Trusts, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. Oliver will give an overview of conservation successes during the past year, illustrating this with recent wildlife sightings.

This will be followed by our traditional Christmas wildlife quiz and raffle, which will be accompanied by mince pies and wine.

Anyone with an interest 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.
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Part of the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire
Registered Charity No: 1000412

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

More information: Tel: 01480 457795 email


Wed, 10 Jan 2018

The Changing Seasons - 7.30 pm

The Huntingdonshire Local Group of the Wildlife Trusts is pleased to announce our first event of the new year. This will take place on Wednesday 10th January 2018 at 7.30pm at Brampton Memorial Hall, Thrapston Road, Brampton, PE28 4TB.
Our speaker will be Professor Tim Sparks. Tim is Professor of Environmental Change at Coventry University and his topic today is Phenology – the study of seasonal changes in plants and animals.

Tim has a keen interest in phenology and will explain how phenology has developed from the initial findings of Robert Marsham in the 18th Century. Tim re-established the UK Phenology network in 1998 and tonight, he will illustrate some of the changes that occur with the seasons and discuss the impact on climate change.
This should be a really interesting talk for anyone interested in wildlife. Everyone 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, Thrapston Road, Brampton, PE28 4TB

More information: Tel: 01480 450809