Huntingdon Town Council

The Mayor of Huntingdon - Councillor Sarah Gifford

Huntingdon's Town Sign

Town Clerk: Philip Peacock
Town Hall, Market Hill
Huntingdon PE29 3PJ

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Scope House to House Collections

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 10:00

Scope House to House Collections will begin from the following dates:

1st April 2019 - 21st April 2019

6th April 2020 - 26th April 2020

Venue:
Huntingdon
Contact:
supportercare@scope.org.uk
Tags: Charity

Strategy and Corporate Plan Committee

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 18:00

A meeting of the Strategy and Corporate Plan Committee.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk

Huntingdon Library | Fen Skating: EngAGE in the Afternoon

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:30

Thursday 4th April 2019 at Huntingdon Library from 1.30pm - 3pm.

Fen Skating: EngAGE in the Afternoon, a talk by the Norris Museum. Free (donations welcome) booking required. Please speak to library staff or call 0345045 5225 for a ticket.

Venue:
Huntingdon Library
Contact:
0345045 5225

Media Sub Committee

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 17:30

A meeting of the Media Sub Committee.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Media Sub Committee, 2019 04 04 (PDF, 3.2 Mb)

Town Council

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 19:00

A meeting of the Town Council.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Town Council, 2019 04 04 (PDF, 25.8 Mb)
Documents:
Corporate Plan 2018-2022 updated March 2019 (PDF, 1.7 Mb)

Planning Applications Panel

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 20:00

A meeting of the Planning Applications Panel.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Planning Applications Panel, 2019 04 04 (PDF, 6.5 Mb)
Shakespeare at the George Presents Shakespearean

Shakespeare at the George Presents Shakespearean

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 19:00

Shakespeare at the George presents Shakespearean by William Shakespeare and Lynne Livingstone. Part of the Bridge Arts Festival.

Shakespearean' is a one act play based on all the popular plot devices used throughout Shakespeare's plays. It is formed of lines from all 37 plays, so you will hear familiar lines used in a different setting. The Play features an evil woman, ambitious soldier, a disinherited princess and her cousin, twins, murder, cross dressing, escape to the forest, mistaken identity, misdirected letter, mistaken death, true love, banishment and a happy ending!

Performances are free but are ticketed for maximum number purposes. Tickets can be reserved, for collection on the door, or, may be obtained on the day, on a first come, first served basis. Seat numbers are not allocated.
To reserve tickets for Godmanchester performances e mail Sofia at comrades.club@gmail.com.
Your reservation will be confirmed and tickets will be available for you to collect on the door.
Tickets will also be available for reservation at the Comrades Club on Sunday 3rd March and Saturday 9th March during normal opening hours.

For Huntingdon performances contact Anna Best at bridge.artsfestival@gmail.com.
Your reservation will be confirmed and tickets will be available for you to collect on the door.
Tickets will also be available for reservation at Huntingdon Library on Saturday 23rd March and Saturday 30th March between 11.00am and 2.00pm

For more information see www.satg.org.uk or www.hgta.eu

Venue:
The Commemoration Hall
Contact:
bridge.artsfestival@gmail.com
Huntingdon & Godmanchester Twinning Association | Bridge Arts Festival

Huntingdon & Godmanchester Twinning Association | Bridge Arts Festival

Sat, 06 Apr 2019 09:00

Huntingdon and Godmanchester Twinning Association, in conjunction with the local town councils are organising an Art Festival in April 2019: The Bridge.

Artists from our twin towns will be exhibiting examples of their work in various venues across Huntingdon and Godmanchester and HGTA are hoping to involve as many of our local arts groups as possible to produce a truly remarkable weekend of events.

Venue:
Huntingdon and Godmanchester
Contact:
Huntingdon & Godmanchester Twinning Association
Cromwell Museum | Spinning a Yarn for the Bridge Arts Festival

Cromwell Museum | Spinning a Yarn for the Bridge Arts Festival

Sat, 06 Apr 2019 11:00

Local spinner, Becky Barrett, will be in the Museum demonstrating traditional spinning with a variety of fibres, as Huntingdon is 'yarn bombed' for the town's arts festival. Visitors will be able to discover different fibres, finished yarns, all the different and intriguing terms used in the craft and have a go at winding a skein!
Children can also weave their own creation using recycled materials, which will then be joined together to form a wonderful collaborative woven artwork, whilst a small display will explain the importance and use of wool in the time of Oliver Cromwell, when it was our biggest export and industry.

Venue:
Cromwell Museum
Contact:
museum@cromwellmuseum.com
Huntingdon & Godmanchester Twinning Association | Bridge Arts Festival

Huntingdon & Godmanchester Twinning Association | Bridge Arts Festival

Sun, 07 Apr 2019 09:00

Huntingdon and Godmanchester Twinning Association, in conjunction with the local town councils are organising an Art Festival in April 2019: The Bridge.

Artists from our twin towns will be exhibiting examples of their work in various venues across Huntingdon and Godmanchester and HGTA are hoping to involve as many of our local arts groups as possible to produce a truly remarkable weekend of events.

Venue:
Huntingdon and Godmanchester
Contact:
Huntingdon & Godmanchester Twinning Association

Huntingdonshire Society for the Blind | Fundraising Coffee Morning

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 10:00

Huntingdonshire Society for the Blind Fundraising Coffee Morning, Wednesday 10th April from 10.00am - 1.00pm at All Saints Church in Huntingdon.

Please join us for delicious homemade refreshments, have a go on our tombola and raffle stalls and browse the wide range of handcrafted goods on the craft stalls.

Venue:
All Saints Church, Huntingdon
Contact:
Huntingdonshire Society for the Blind
Spotlight Theatre | Grease

Spotlight Theatre | Grease

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 19:30

Spotlight Theatre Productions Presents Grease, from 7.30pm at Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre. All tickets are £10.00 per person. For more information please visit: www.spotlight-theatre.co.uk or call the Box Office at 07745 522271

Venue:
Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre
Contact:
www.spotlight-theatre.co.uk

The Falcon Beer Fest

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 19:00

The Falcon Beer Fest
11th – 14th April 2019

Three day beer festival for beer lovers!

10 Market Hill
Huntingdon
Cambridgeshire PE29 3NR

Tel: 01480 457416
E-mail:info@falconhuntingdon.co.uk

Venue:
The Falcon, Huntingdon
Contact:
info@falconhuntingdon.co.uk
Spotlight Theatre | Grease

Spotlight Theatre | Grease

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 19:30

Spotlight Theatre Productions Presents Grease, from 7.30pm at Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre. All tickets are £10.00 per person. For more information please visit: www.spotlight-theatre.co.uk or call the Box Office at 07745 522271

Venue:
Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre
Contact:
www.spotlight-theatre.co.uk
Spotlight Theatre | Grease

Spotlight Theatre | Grease

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 19:30

Spotlight Theatre Productions Presents Grease, from 7.30pm at Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre. All tickets are £10.00 per person. For more information please visit: www.spotlight-theatre.co.uk or call the Box Office at 07745 522271

Venue:
Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre
Contact:
www.spotlight-theatre.co.uk
Powerchair Football Festival

Powerchair Football Festival

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 13:00

Powerchair Football Festivalc

Do you have a physical disability and live in Cambridgeshire and the surrounding areas? Do you want to play football? If the answer is yes - come along to try this fast-paced exciting sport!

Date: Saturday 13th April 2019

At Hinchingbrooke Leisure, Hinchingbrooke School, Brampton Road, PE29 3BN from 1pm - 4pm.

This event is FREE and open to all ages. Powerchairs and equipment will be provided but is limited. For more information please contact Adam Mcevoy, National Development Manager, at adam.mcevoy@thewfa.org.uk or call 07885 498440

To register please visit: https://goo.gl/forms/7t8MYfDw7AOGKBiT2

Venue:
Hinchingbrooke Leisure
Contact:
adam.mcevoy@thewfa.org.uk
Spotlight Theatre | Grease

Spotlight Theatre | Grease

Sat, 13 Apr 2019 19:30

Spotlight Theatre Productions Presents Grease, from 7.30pm at Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre. All tickets are £10.00 per person. For more information please visit: www.spotlight-theatre.co.uk or call the Box Office at 07745 522271

Venue:
Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre
Contact:
www.spotlight-theatre.co.uk

Wood Green Animal Shelter | Free Family Dog Workshop

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:00

Wood Green The Animals Charity are offering a FREE Family Dog Workshop at Tesco Huntingdon Community Space on Tuesday 16th April 1pm-2.30pm. Booking is essential as spaces are limited, booking can be done via our Facebook event.

This workshop explores everything you need to know about healthy and happy dogs. Explore your dog's basic needs, how to stay safe around dogs, try your hand at making feeding time fun and have a go at dog training. Suitable for ages 5 – 95 and for families who either already own a dog or are thinking of a dog joining the family in the future.

https://en-gb.facebook.com/events/1162441107270107/

Venue:
Huntingdon Community Space
Contact:
Wood Green Animal Shelter
Wood Green Animal Shelter | Dog Health and Wellbeing Check

Wood Green Animal Shelter | Dog Health and Wellbeing Check

Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:00

Free Dog Health and Wellbeing Check, give your dog a pet 'MOT' to ensure it is in top condition.

On Tuesday 16th April 2019, from 3.00pm - 6.00pm at the Medway Centre, Huntingdon, Medway Road, PE29 1SF.

For more information:

Visit: woodgreen.org.uk/events

Call 0300 303 9333 ext 1281

Email: community@woodgreen.org.uk

Venue:
The Medway Centre
Contact:
community@woodgreen.org.uk

Media Sub Committee

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:00

A meeting of the Media Sub Committee.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Media Sub Committee, 2019 04 18 (PDF, 3.8 Mb)

Planning Applications Panel

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:30

A meeting of the Planning Applications Panel.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Planning Applications Panel, 2019 04 18 (PDF, 7.2 Mb)

Finance Committee

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:00

A meeting of the Finance Committee.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Finance Committee (PDF, 31.3 Mb)
Good Friday Walk of Witness

Good Friday Walk of Witness

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 10:45

Join Churches Together in Huntingdon and Godmanchester for their Walk of Witness. Join an experience the power and relevance of Jesus' seven last words from the cross.

Meet at 10.45am in Huntingdon Methodist Church car park and walk through the town with Bible readings, songs & reflections.

Bring your banners, hopes and prayers.

Refreshments in All Saint's Church upon conclusion of Walk of Witness.

All welcome!

Venue:
Huntingdon Methodist Church
Contact:
Churches Together
Commemoration Hall | Pop in for Tea

Commemoration Hall | Pop in for Tea

Sat, 20 Apr 2019 10:30

Pop in for Tea and help us raise money for the Mayor's Charities: Army Cadets, Royal British Legion Welfare, Scouts and St John Ambulance.

Community cafe open Saturday 20th April from 10.30am - 2.30pm at the Commemoration Hall, 39 High Street, Huntingdon. Including grand tombola.

All proceeds support The Mayor of Huntingdon's Charities 2018-19 and The Commemoration Hall Redevelopment Fund.

Venue:
Commemoration Hall
Contact:
www.commhall.org.uk
Ferrars Hall Care Home Easter Egg Hunt

Ferrars Hall Care Home Easter Egg Hunt

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 14:00

Ferrars Hall Care Home would like to invite the whole community to join them for their Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday 21st April from 2-4pm.

Booking is not essential but RSVP's are welcome to help us prepare enough refreshments. RSVP to Laura Mills on 07725 799217

Donations towards the cost of refreshments would be greatly appreciated.

Venue:
Ferrars Hall Care Home
Contact:
Laura Mills on 07725 799217

Huntingdon Racecourse | Easter Family Fun Day

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:00

Join Huntingdon Racecourse for a day of fantastic family fun to celebrate Easter at Huntingdon Racecourse. As well as excellent racing on the track, there will be plenty of themed entertainment to make the perfect family day out for everyone.

For more information visit www.thejockeyclub.co.uk or call 020 7611 1800.

Venue:
Huntingdon Racecourse
Contact:
www.thejockeyclub.co.uk

St George's Day Flag Raising Ceremony

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:00

St George's Day Flag Raising Ceremony, from 10.00am at Huntingdonshire District Council, Pathfinder House, Huntingdon.

Venue:
Pathfinder House
Contact:
Huntingdon District Council
Wood Green Animal Shelter | Dog Health and Wellbeing Check

Wood Green Animal Shelter | Dog Health and Wellbeing Check

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 15:00

Free Dog Health and Wellbeing Check, give your dog a pet 'MOT' to ensure it is in top condition.

Tuesday 23rd April 2019 from 3.00pm - 6.00pm at Trinity Free Church, Hartford, Huntingdon, PE29 1LY.

For more information:

Visit woodgreen.org.uk/events

Call 0300 303 9333 ext 1281

Email community@woodgreen.org.uk

Venue:
Trinity Free Church, Hartford, Huntingdon, PE29 1LY.
Contact:
community@woodgreen.org.uk
Hartford Friendship Club

Hartford Friendship Club

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 11:00

Hartford Friendship Club on 24th April at 11am at Hartford Village Hall.

A new club for those looking to meet new people and to perhaps escape day time TV! Tea and coffee will be served along with cake. The Club will meet on the last Wednesday of the month.

Each month there will be entertainment and brief talks from local organisations. For this month St Ives Rotarian Adrian Acton will on guitar playing a range of music. There will also be a short talk from The Ladybird Boat Trust explaining how they are trying to reach out to the lonely and isolated in our community. Like further details, please contact Juliet Cole at 07513 035054

Venue:
Hartford Village Hall
Contact:
Juliet Cole at 07513 035054

Niche Comics | Acoustic Night with Elizabeth & Jameson

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:00

Thursday 25th April 2019, Acoustic Night with Elizabeth & Jameson at Niche Comics and Bookshop from 7.00pm - 9.00pm.

Tow great local musicians performing in the shop. As always there will be refreshments and donations for the performers.

https://www.elizabethandjameson.co.uk/

Venue:
Niche Comics, 147 High Street Huntingdon , PE29 3TF
Contact:
Niche Comics
Woodgreen Animal Shelter | Dog Health and Wellbeing Check

Woodgreen Animal Shelter | Dog Health and Wellbeing Check

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 10:00

Dog Health and Wellbeing Check, give your dog a pet 'MOT' to ensure it is in top condition.

Sunday 28th April 2019 from 10.00am - 2.00pm at Sapley Park Car Park, Stoney Close, Huntingdon, PE29 1P

For more information:

Visit woodgreen.org.uk/events

Call 0300 303 933 ext 1281

Email community@woodgreen.org.uk

Venue:
Sapley Park Car Park, Stoney Close, Huntingdon, PE29 1P
Contact:
community@woodgreen.org.uk

Huntingdon Library | Spectres of Desire: EngAGE in the Afternoon

Thu, 02 May 2019 13:30

Thursday 2nd May at Huntingdon Library from 1.30pm - 3.00pm. Spectres of Desire: EngAGE in the Afternoon.

Back by popular demand - winter and academic Professor Catherine Belsey takes a fresh look at ghosts in fiction.

Free (donations welcome) booking required. Please speak to library staff or call 0345 045 5225 for a ticket.

Venue:
Huntingdon Library
Contact:
0345 045 5225

Planning Applications Panel

Thu, 02 May 2019 18:00

A meeting of the Planning Applications Panel.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk

Niche Comics | Free Comic Book Day

Sat, 04 May 2019 09:00

Free Comic Book Day on Saturday 4th May 2019 at Niche Comics and Bookshop. 9.00am - 5.30pm.

If the weather behaves it will take place in the garden. There will be cake!

https://www.freecomicbookday.com

Venue:
Niche Comics, 147 High Street Huntingdon , PE29 3TF
Contact:
Niche Comics