Fen Edge Social Ride for June’s Bike Week

FOR Bike Week 11 - 19 June www.bikeweek.org.uk, we FenEdgers have arranged a bit of a posse to head out West for some chow and cha. Large  extended families welcome, cowboy attire optional. The possibilities are the Floods Tavern (lovely garden) or the Dolphin, both in St. Ives. Assembly points: Willingham Green, 11 a.m. Sunday 12th June OR at the Guided...  Read More...

Landbeach Tithe Barn – Free Open Day

The unique Grade II listed Tudor Tithe Barn in Landbeach will be opening its doors on Saturday 9th April from 10.30am – 1.00pm. Perfect for all the family. Play Tudor style games. Plus kids can dress up as a Tudor. Refreshments available. Introductory Talks at 10.45am and 11.45am. Sturdy footwear recommended as the grass path and barn flooring are uneven in...  Read More...

Join in the Fun of the Yesteryear Road Run – 24 April

It is a date for the diary: the annual procession of vintage and classic vehicles which starts from Cottenham Village Green at 10am. Entrants come from far and wide, from Kings Lynn to Royston. Last year, as you can see from these pictures, there were military transports, classic cars and motorbikes, tractors and commercial vehicles (and a 1945 bicycle!) The...  Read More...

The old songs are best

Jan Payne, a highly respected local musician, teacher and choir leader, is making singing fun in two different groups in the Fen Edge. Her newest one is Sing to Remember (which started in December) for people with dementia and their carers. Though much detail of the past disappears through memory loss, often the words of songs learnt at a young...  Read More...

Landbeach Tithe Barn – are you our missing piece?

The New Year issue of the Fen Edge News features the very old Landbeach tithe barn on the cover, a picture taken by local author Ray Gambell. We’re now looking for a few more trustees to join our small, but dedicated volunteer Tithe Barn Trust team. Amongst us we already have Heritage Management, Agricultural, Community Liaison and Financial experience. However, we...  Read More...

Dates for your diary

Parishioners at All Saints in Cottenham are continuing to come up with pleasurable ways to raise money for the necessary repairs to the church. You can help by coming to any of these events: Quiz Saturday 13 February 7.30pm in All Saints Hall. Teams of 6-8, £5 per person. Each table to bring own food plus one raffle prize, please. Concert...  Read More...

Look Inside Cottenham Primary School

A report about Cottenham Primary School's new extension is included in the latest issue of the Fen Edge News (page 13), but here are some photos taken on the official opening day, 19th November, a very well attended event. The special guest of honour was Olympic medallist Kristian Thomas, seen here with one of the School Governors Sue Arnold. Shown...  Read More...

FECA and the FEFF – We need you!

The Fen Edge Family Festival 2015 (FEFF) attracted large numbers of visitors and the organising Committee has received many messages of thanks and congratulations. For many of you, the event has probably become a distant memory now replaced by memories of holidays or days enjoying the sunshine. However, once one event is over, it’s not long before planning needs to...  Read More...

FENTASTIC FEFF

The long weekend - 19, 20 and 21 June - was a great success for all involved. At Cottenham Green, at CVC and the Cottenham Community Centre activities and entertainments involved young and old, of all ages. The weather did not always behave on the Saturday but the Sunday - midsummer's day - was at its glorious best. The...  Read More...

Great Quiz Night

Another entertaining evening to raise much-needed funds for the refurbishment of All Saints Church. It will be held in the church hall on Saturday 18th July, starting at 7.00pm for 7.30pm. There’s room for up to 10 teams (6 to 8 people in each). Entry: £5 per adult, £2.50 for children 15 and under. No need to book ahead,...  Read More...