Nearly New Toy Sale

Cottenham Toy Library's fantastic Toy Sale will take place on Saturday 24th November at Cottenham Primary School from 9.30am to 11am. Please support this event - proceeds will be shared between Cottenham Toy Library, Cottenham Primary School PTCA and Ladybird Pre-School. This is a great pre-Christmas opportunity to buy a few gifts and pick up lots of bargains. The sale is...  Read More...

Christmas Craft Fair

Everyone is welcome to the Willingham Social Club Christmas Craft Fair and Santa's Grotto on Saturday 24th November from 10am until 2pm. Free Entry. A beautifully festive craft fair in the function room at Willingham Social Club to showcase the handiwork of our creative villagers! There'll be plenty to do, including gift shopping, Santa's Grotto, a tombola, cake stall, raffle,...  Read More...

Children – Come and meet Worzel at Cottenham Community Centre

Calling all children! Come and meet Worzel, a very unusual scarecrow! He'll be at the Cottenham Community Centre Café on Saturday November 17 from 10am to noon. Join him in the reading area to hear some tales about him and Aunt Sally! For the production by the Cottenham Theatre Workshop, see this article.  Read More...

Armistice memorial concert – Tyrannochorus, 9 November

Cottenham’s Tyrannochorus will be marking the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice with a big concert at Cambridge’s West Road Concert Hall on Friday 9th November at 7pm. Some of the items have been in the pipeline since November 2016, when the choirs performed a remembrance concert at All Saints' Church, Cottenham. The poster for the event (pictured) features a stylised...  Read More...

Fen Edge Festival 2019 – We need your votes!

The Fen Edge Festival is a showcase for the Fen Edge villages and will be held from 21st to 23rd June 2019. To help fund the 2019 Festival we have applied for a £1,000 grant from the Aviva Community Fund – and we need your votes to help secure the funding. A grant from Aviva will help retain the free...  Read More...

Landbeach Tithe Barn Outdoor Gym! Saturday 10 November

Get active and involved on Saturday 10th November between 10am and 1pm and help us tidy the hedge and grass track to the Landbeach Tithe Barn. The session will be led by our very own Landscape Architect and Horticulturalist. Wear sturdy shoes, gloves and warm clothing. The Barn will be open for those who’d like to take a peek...  Read More...

What’s On at Willingham Social Club

Thanks to all who visited the Beer Festival At the end of September, we held a very successful Beer Festival, with entertainment and food over 2 days, which raised over £3,500. The money will go towards the fund to provide an accessible toilet for our function room (which is used by many village organisations) and Willingham Action Group’s chosen village...  Read More...

Crazy Crafty Chicks workshop – Christmas Wreaths – November 21

With Christmas fast approaching, Crazy Crafty Chicks November workshop is to create a gorgeous little house Christmas wreath complete with fairy lights. They will be recycling xmas swags for the greenery, and using twigs, beech nuts, pine cones and any other natural materials to decorate the wreath. There will be a selection of red berries, gold stars, bows and beads...  Read More...

Cottenham Theatre Workshop presents Worzel Gummidge – 28 Nov – 1 Dec

ANYONE FOR A CUP ‘O TEA AND A SLICE ‘O CAKE? Cottenham Theatre Workshop are delighted to announce that our Christmas show this year will be: WORZEL GUMMIDGE! Directed by our long-standing friend and collaborator, Gloria Milne, this show promises to have songs, laughs and the usual set of high-jinks, along with a whole host of loveable scarecrows! Following the story that...  Read More...

Landbeach Tithe Barn Trust awarded £12k

Tithe Barn Trust awarded £12k The Tithe Barn Trust is delighted to announce that we’ve been awarded grants of £6,000 from the Architectural Heritage Fund and another £6,000 in match funding by the Pilgrim Trust. Gemma O’Shea, Chair of Trustees, says “This is fantastic news and means a lot to the Tithe Barn Trust, as we’re a small charity and not-for...  Read More...