Willingham Horticultural and Craft Show | Saturday 1 September 2018

The annual Willingham Horticultural and Craft Show organised by Willingham Gardening Club will take place at Willingham Primary School on Saturday 1st September 2018

Grand Prize Draw, Plant and Book Stall, Light Refreshments and Craft Exhibition. All Profits to Cancer Research. Admission £1 – No Charge for Children

Usual classes for adults and children will be: fruit, vegetables, flowers, plants, flower arranging, home crafts, art, textile crafts, crafts and photography. Programmes are available at main locations around Willingham village – the Library, Post Office, Rainbow Crafts, Berrycroft Stores, Willingham Auction Rooms, Highgate County Stores and Bushel Box Farm Shop.

Entries are accepted from all-comers

Programme

8.30am – 10.45am           Staging of exhibits
11am – 1pm                    Judging
1.30pm – 3.30pm            Open for viewing
3.30pm                            Prize giving
3.45pm – 4pm                 Removal of exhibits
4pm                                 Grand auction of produce
4.30pm                            The Grand Prize Draw (£50 First Prize and many other prizes)

This annual village event, which is organised by a core team of members of Willingham Gardening Club ably supported by other key village organisations, is open to everyone. This is an opportunity for village residents to display and share their talents and we hope everyone had an enjoyable day. The proceeds from the Show go to support a local cancer organisation which supports a prostate cancer research programme at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

It is always our wish to keep Willingham Gardening Club and Willingham Horticultural Show going and we could not do so unless we have your support, so consider how you might get a bit more involved with what is a great village institution.

Willingham Gardening Club

Holiday Fun at the Tithe Barn | Sunday 26 August

FREE Holiday Fun at Landbeach Tithe Barn on Sunday 26th August from 1pm to 4pm

The unique medieval Landbeach Tithe Barn will be opening its doors for you to play traditional style games. Try your hand at Quoits, Merrills, Field Skittles and Cup and Ball. Listen to storytelling or dress up. Perfect for all the family. Refreshments available.

Free entry, but donations welcome towards the restoration of the Tithe Barn.

Landbeach Tithe Barn Holiday FunFind out more at www.tithebarntrust.org.uk

You will find the Tithe Barn gate entrance opposite No. 2 Waterbeach Road, Landbeach, CB25 9FA. A short walk along the uneven grassed track to the Barn.

100th Anniversary of Suffrage March | Willingham Saturday 18 August

A March to Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage will take place on Saturday 18th August at 2pm. Members of Willingham Women’s Institute will march through Willingham village in memory and celebration of those who fought for women to get the vote 100 years ago. After the March, please come and join us from 2.30 pm onwards on the Village Green for tea, cake and general jollification!

Cottenham Holiday Club 2018 | Psalm Tree Island

Join us for an adventure on Psalm Tree Island – Life is a journey with ‘Highs and Lows’ – at Cottenham Holiday Club 2018.

Join the Watt family as they adventure across Psalm Tree Island which has been taken over by Pirates! Can they save the day?

Christians Together in Cottenham present Psalm Tree Island Holiday Club 2018 which takes place at Cottenham Primary School from Monday 30 July to Friday 3 August from 9.45am to 12.30pm each day.

Cottenham Holiday Club 2018The official countdown to Holiday Club has begun. Don’t forget to return your booking form as soon as possible to ensure your place.

More details from cottenhamholidayclub@gmail.com

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Cottenham Primary School PTCA Summer Fair

Cottenham Primary School PTCA invite you to their Summer Fair. Come and join us on Thursday 19th July from 5:30pm onwards.

It’s going to be a great end of term event for everyone to enjoy 😊
Games, Food, Drinks and much much more for the whole family
FREE Entrance – See you there!

Cottenham Primary School Lambs Lane Cottenham CB24 8TG

Cottenham Primary School PTCA Summer Fair

Fen Edge Orchestra Summer Concert – Saturday 14 July

Please come and join us at the Fen Edge Orchestra Summer Concert which will be held on Saturday 14th July 2018, at 7:30pm at All Saints’ Church, Cottenham (CB24 8SA).

Come and listen to our summer programme including music by Borodin, Shostakovich and Haydn. Entrance is free, and there will be a retiring collection in aid of All Saints’ Church. A special advance preview of the programme notes for the concert is now available.

Fen Edge Orchestra Summer ConcertFen Edge Orchestra is a friendly orchestra whose members play for fun, and which currently presents a winter and summer concert, performing in local venues. The Orchestra meets on Wednesday evenings at Cottenham Village College.

We’re currently looking for more players and would love to hear from you. We don’t hold auditions and we are strictly non-competitive. See the Fen Edge Orchestra website for more information.

Ramparts Summer Art Exhibition – Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July

Please join us at the Ramparts Summer Art Exhibition at Rampton Village Hall (CB24 8QA) on Saturday 14 July 10am to 5pm and Sunday 15 July 10am to 4pm

All work exhibited is for sale. Free entry, Refreshments, plentiful car parking.

The exhibition is organised by Ramparts which was set up many years ago to encourage beginners to ‘have a go’. It has never been a ‘learn to draw’ class, there are plenty of excellent local classes doing that, but encouraging members to splash paint about, create their own individual pictures and build confidence.

We don’t have currently have space for more members, but we would like to encourage you to set up your own art groups. Come to the exhibition and find how to do it and the support you would get.

Ramparts Summer Exhibition

Worts Meadow Landbeach BioBlitz -Friday 13 and Saturday 14 July

Become a wildlife explorer for a day and discover what’s living right on your doorstep by joining in Worts Meadow Local Nature Reserve BioBlitz. Our team of experienced naturalists and wildlife watchers need your help to find and identify as many different species of birds, bugs, plants and beasties as we can before the clock runs out. Just like a real scientific expedition, everything we find will be documented and passed on to local and national databases that monitor our local wildlife.

Worts Meadow Landbeach BioBlitzWith interactive activities for kids, grown-ups, beginners and experts alike there is something for everyone at a BioBlitz. Organised by Friends of Worts Meadow all ages and abilities are welcome. Activities are free and no booking is required.

FRIDAY July 13th – Meet at Landbeach Village Hall car park
8.30pm Bat Walk with detectors
10.00pm Setting out moth traps

 

SATURDAY July 14th – Meet Information Point (IP) in Worts Meadow (Cockfen Lane) or in Landbeach Village Hall (VH).
7.00am Dawn Chorus bird walk (IP)
8.00am Moth trap emptying & ID (VH)
10.00am Bugs, beetles and butterflies (IP)
11.00am Pond dipping (IP)
All Day— Pond life magnified (VH)
13.00pm Flowers and other plants (IP)
14.30pm Tree leaf hunt (IP)
All day—Wildlife cryptic clue treasure hunt (VH)

Full details from frances.dipper@sustenergy.co.uk

Worts Meadow LandbeachLocation: Worts Meadow Local Nature Reserve, Cockfen Lane Landbeach, CB25 9FG – grid reference: TL474 650

 

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity Summer Fete | Saturday 7 July

This year Arthur Rank Hospice Charity are holding their first Summer Fete which will take place on Saturday 7th July from 1pm to 4pm.

The Fete will be held at the Hospice – Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge, CB22 3FB (for Sat Navs please use CB22 3AB).

The Summer Fete will be a fantastic afternoon! There will be market stalls in the Bistro, a BBQ and classic fete games in the garden, live music in the Day Therapy lounge, creative workshops in the Education and Conference Centre, and a children’s entertainment area in the Bradbury Wellness Centre. There will also be a special appearance from our mascot, Arthur Bear!

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity Summer FeteEntry to the Summer Fete is FREE and there is parking available next to the Hospice at Babraham Park and Ride (the footpath to the Hospice is signposted on the left as you drive into the entrance) This will be a fun day out for all the family and we hope to see you there!

For more details see our website 

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity

Arthur Rank Hospice supports people in Cambridgeshire who are living with a life-limiting illness and those who need end-of-life care.

The Charity needs to secure £7.45 million every year to deliver our services free of charge to patients and their loved ones.  About half of this currently comes from statutory sources, with further funds raised thanks to the wider local community, whose support is critical in helping us make every moment count.

Visit out Website to find out more

 

Repair Cafe at Cottenham Community Centre | Saturday 23 June 2018

Need something repairing? Come along to the Repair Cafe at Cottenham Community Centre on Saturday 23 June from 10am to 2pm.

Repair Cafes match experienced repairers with people who need stuff fixing. You can bring along the following to be repaired and to pick up repair skills: small household appliances and electrical items, computers, mobile phones, bicycles, clothes (clean clothes only please) and general bits and bobs.

Cottenham Community Centre Repair CafeBooking is best, but you can just turn up on the day too. The repairers are experienced and can fix most things but there are no guarantees.

This is a FREE event. However, donations to cover venue hire and other costs are very welcome. To book, please send an email to cottenham@repaircafe.org.uk or give us a call on 01954 253903.

We look forward to seeing you there – Cottenham Community Centre Repair Cafe, 250A High Street, Cottenham, Cambridgeshire CB24 8RZ

Email : cottenham@repaircafe.org.uk
Web: www.repaircafe.org.uk