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

What's On

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Hinchingbrooke Country Park | Toddler Wander

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 09:45

Join a guided seasonal activity toddle around the park - will will explore using all our senses, discover natural objects, spot wild life, create art and generally have an adventure in the outdoors!

The walk will last about an hour then you can enjoy a complimentary cuppa, juice and child's snack (all included) afterwards and enjoy socialising and meeting new people in our friendly cafe.

Suitable for under 5s (babies under 1 free). Dress for the weather as we'll go out in all weathers! Off road buggies or slings for babies advisable in muddy conditions, although there will usually be detours around the worst areas.

Meet by the cafe.

Pay and display car parking fees apply - please park in the main car park. Tickets available here:

https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/hcp

Venue:
Hinchingbrooke Country Park
Contact:
https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/hcp

Huntingdon Racecourse | The Magpas Air Ambulance Race Day

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:22

The Beer Festival returns to entertain racegoers with an exciting afternoon including great quality horse racing, fantastic tasting beers and brilliant live music!

Huntingdon Racecourse's annual beer festival is the racecourse's fastest growing event. A day which features live music from Ompah bands and a wide selection of fine ales The Milton Brewery, Cambridge!

Read more at http://huntingdon.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/huntingdon-beer-festival#AEfIYhLLyAP8HbP0.99

Venue:
Huntingdon Racecourse
Contact:
http://huntingdon.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/huntingdon-beer-festival

Huntingdon Library | Tales of the Troubled Dead: EngAGE in the Afternoon

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 01:30

Thursday October 4th, 2018 at

Huntingdon Library. This is a fr

ee event from 1.30pm – 3pm.For more information please call: 0345 045 5225

Venue:
Huntingdon Library
Contact:
0345 045 5225

Niche Comics | Roswell and Chris Fox Music Night

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 19:00

An evening of music with three award winning and talented local artists.

The acoustic night will be indie folk with singing, guitars, violin and ukelele. Regulars and new customers are welcome and there will be refreshments.

Venue:
Niche Comics, 147 High Street Huntingdon , PE29 3TF
Contact:
adam@nichecomics.co.uk
Huntingdon Volunteer Centre Quiz Night

Huntingdon Volunteer Centre Quiz Night

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 19:30

First Prize £50

Bar & Raffle

7.00pm for a 7.30pm start at The Montagu Club, 14 Hartford Road, Huntingdon, PE29 3QD.

Mike Baker is the Quiz Master.

All money raised goes straight to Huntingdon Volunteer Centre.

Venue:
Montague Club 14 Hartford Rd, Huntingdon PE29 3QD
Contact:
Emma Cameron

Wood Green Animal Shelter | Oakleigh Fairs - Cambridgeshire Autumn Crafts & Food Fair

Sat, 06 Oct 2018 10:00

A wide range of arts, craft and gift stalls where you might find anything from jewellery and other accessories, handicrafts, hand made cards, photography, candles, aromatherapy products, through to ceramics and wood turning.

For more information or to book stall visit the website or contact the organiser on 01206 263088 or admin@oakleighfairs.co.uk

Tickets: £3.00 concessions £2.50 accompanied children 16 & under free.

Venue:
Wood Green, Kings Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, PE29 2NH
Contact:
https://www.oakleighfairs.co.uk/

Huntingdon Library | Fun Palaces Talk

Sat, 06 Oct 2018 10:30

Saturday October 6th, 2018 at Huntingdon Library from 10.30am – 2pm.For more information please call: 0345 045 5225

Venue:
Huntingdon Library
Contact:
0345 045 5225

Huntingdonshire Society for the Blind Craft Fair

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:00

The craft fair will take place at All Saints Church, Huntingdon from 10:00am - 13:00pm.

Venue:
All Saints Church, Huntingdon
Contact:
wendy@huntsblind.co.uk

Media Sub Committee

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:00

A meeting of the Media Sub Committee.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Media Sub Committee, 2018 10 11 (PDF, 2.9 Mb)
Minutes:
Minutes, Media Sub Committee, 2018 10 11 (PDF, 106 Kb)

Planning Applications Panel

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 18:00

A meeting of the Planning Applications Panel.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Planning Applications Panel, 2018 10 11 (PDF, 5.6 Mb)
Minutes:
Minutes, Planning Applications Panel, 2018 10 11 (PDF, 69 Kb)

Huntingdon Library | Meet the Author Peter Murphy

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:00

Meet the author: Peter Murphy at Huntingdon Library from 2pm - 3.30pm on 12th October 2018.

Tickets are £3 per person. For more information please call: 0345 045 5225

Venue:
Huntingdon Library
Contact:
0345 045 5225

Baby and Children's Nearly New Sale

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 10:30

14th October 2018

Baby and Children's Market Nearly New Sale

Full of top quality items at amazing prices.

One Leisure, St Peters Road, Huntingdon, PE29 7DA

10.30am - 12pm

£1 entry, for more details please visit the website:

www.babyandchildrensmarket.co.uk

Venue:
One Leisure, St Peters Road, Huntingdon, PE29 7DA
Contact:
www.babyandchildrensmarket.co.uk

Extraordinary Town Council Meeting

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:00

Extraordinary Meeting of the Town Council

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Town Council, 2018 10 15 (PDF, 109 Kb)
Minutes:
Minutes, Extra Ordinary Town Council, 2018 10 15 (PDF, 69 Kb)

Cromwell Museum | Unseen Cromwell Exhibition

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:00

A special exhibition of items belonging to Cromwell

16 October 2018 – 13 January 2019 (during normal museum opening hours)

FREE admission

A very rare opportunity to see some personal objects belonging to Oliver Cromwell from the private collection of one of his direct descendants, which have not been seen in public for over half a century. These include a pair of Cromwell's gloves, his baby gown, several portrait miniatures and a remarkable door lock used to secure his bedroom whilst he was Lord Protector.

Venue:
Cromwell Museum
Contact:
museum@cromwellmuseum.com

Huntingdon Philharmonic | Frédéric Aguessy, Piano Concer

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 19:30

Since winning the very prestigious 'Concours Marguerite Long-Jacques Tibaud' in Paris, French pianist Frédéric Aguessy has become firmly established as an outstanding solo and concerto player worldwide.

Especially famed for his interpretations of French music, he will travel from France to honour his compatriot Claude Debussy one hundred years after the composer's death in 1918. His programme will include music by Debussy and Chopin.

Tickets:- adults: £15 – (all 5 concerts: £60), (groups of 20+: £10 each), students under 21: £5 are available from:-

Box Office: 01480 375678 (09.00 – 15.00), www.ticketsource.co.uk/hinchingbrookepac

Venue:
Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre, Hinchingbrooke Park Road, Huntingdon PE29 3BN
Contact:
www.ticketsource.co.uk/hinchingbrookepac

Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre | Jesterlarf presents Milton Jones

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:00

Multi award-winning Mock The Week regular Milton Jones headlines the show with a gag-packed set of absurd brilliance. The king of the one-liners continues to delight audiences across the UK with his utterly unique wordplay and very loud shirts.
Support comes from Time Out Comedy Award winner Jeff Innocent who is simply one of the best acts in the country and has been for the last ten years – his original, unique and razor sharp wit is unrivalled and described as like Alan Bennett writing an episode of MinderPlus Pierre Hollins who delivers his hilarious gag driven brand of satire combined with the age-old art of British moaning! He will be accompanied by his trusty guitar to cover topics such as love, hate, sex, politics and bank holiday traffic!
Compere for the show is Dublin comedian Rory O'Hanlon with his hilarious and charming yarn spinning style that'll tickle your funny bones from start to finish.

Doors 7.00pm - Show 8.00pm
140 mins plus interval
Tickets £16 ( +£1.60 booking fee) call 01223 357 851
***!! 18+ adult content !!***
Seating : Reserved - Wheel chair customers: full price but carer ticket free.

Venue:
Hinchingbrooke House Performing Arts Centre
Contact:
https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/tickets/events/jesterlarf-comedy-club-13

Huntingdonshire Community Plant & Tree Nursery Apple Day

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:00

Hosted by Huntingdonshire Community Plant & Tree Nursery at Park Lane, Godmanchester, PE29 1AG.

19 varieties of heritage apples to taste or buy
Apple pressing
Jams, jellies and chutneys
Simon's cider
Nursery grown plants and produce to purchase
Craft stalls, face painting, hamburgers & hot dogs, tea/coffee & cakes
Plus 'Godmanchester Remembers' – follow the interactive trail.


Free admission

Venue:
Huntingdonshire Community Plant & Tree Nursery at Park Lane, Godmanchester, PE29 1AG.
Contact:
https://www.facebook.com/events/269538363673964/

Horror at Hinchingbrooke House

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 19:00

Running from Saturday 20th October - Sunday 28th October 2018. Horror at Hinchingbrooke House, a brand-new scare maze is created every year. Booking early is recommended as last year was a sell-out. Tickets start from £19.50. For more information or to book, visit www.enterifyoudare.co.uk

Venue:
Hinchingbrooke House
Contact:
www.enterifyoudare.co.uk

Cromwell Museum | Up Close with the Cromwell Collection

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 19:30

Join us for a tour of the Cromwell Museum and its collections with the museum's curator Stuart Orme. Discover some of the stories behind this world class collection of objects, with a rare opportunity to see some of the treasures outside of their cases.

Tickets are £6 for adults, £5 for concessions. Places are limited – to book call us on 01480 708008 or e-mail: museum@cromwellmuseum.com

Venue:
Cromwell Museum
Contact:
museum@cromwellmuseum.com

Planning Applications Panel

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 18:00

A meeting of the Planning Applications Panel.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Planning Applications Panel, 2018 10 25 (PDF, 6.3 Mb)
Minutes:
Minutes, Planning Applications Panel, 2018 10 25 (PDF, 69 Kb)

Grants Sub Committee

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 18:30

A meeting of the Grants Sub Committee.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Grants Sub Committee, 2018 10 25 (PDF, 4 Mb)

Planning Committee

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 19:00

A meeting of the Planning Committee.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Planning Committee, 2018 10 25 (PDF, 11 Mb)
Minutes:
Minutes, Planning Committee, 2018 10 25 (PDF, 73 Kb)

Leisure Developement Sub Committee

Thu, 25 Oct 2018 20:00

A meeting of the Leisure Development Sub Committee.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Leisure Development Sub Committee, 2018 10 25 (PDF, 93 Kb)

Huntingdon Racecourse | Annual Halloween and Firework Extravaganza

Sat, 27 Oct 2018 17:00

It's that time of year again, when spooky sights descend on the racecourse and fireworks light up the sky, it must be The Annual Halloween and Firework Festival!

Join in the fun and dress to scare as we hold the annual spookiest customer and spookiest pumpkin competition. There is fun for all of the family with large fairground rides, food stalls a real ale tent and much more.

Read more at http://huntingdon.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/the-huntingdon-racecourse-annual-halloween-and-firework-extravaganza#B3KjIOFcs3XkWETK.99

Venue:
Huntingdon Racecourse
Contact:
http://huntingdon.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/the-huntingdon-racecourse-annual-halloween-and-firework-extravaganza
The Mayor of Huntingdon's Charity Quiz Night

The Mayor of Huntingdon's Charity Quiz Night

Sat, 27 Oct 2018 19:00

The Mayor of Huntingdon's Charity Quiz Night

On Saturday 27th October 2018, arrival at 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start at the Town Hall.

Tickets are £10 per person (tables of 6) available from the Town Hall Office (01480 411883) or 01480 453135

Tickets include a Fish and Chip supper (alternative dietary requirements)

Mayor's Charities are:
St John's Ambulance
Army Cadets
Scouts
The Royal British Legion - Welfare

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
01480 411883

Huntingdonshire Philharmonic | Royalty and Remembrance Performance

Sat, 27 Oct 2018 19:30

The Huntingdonshire Philharmonic Choir marks the centenary of the Armistice in a candlelit concert of choral classics from the pen of Sir C. Huburt H. Parry.

At St Mary's Church, Godmanchester, PE29 2AW

Tickets available online from the website: £14/£12 per ticket (£7/£6 students) and on the door from £7.00pm

Venue:
St Mary's Church, Godmanchester, PE29 2AW
Contact:
www.huntsphil.org.uk

Huntingdon Library | Women in the Great War: EngAGE in the Afternoon

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 01:30

A free event at Huntingdon Library, from 1.30pm - 3pm.

For more information, please call: 0345 045 5225

Venue:
Huntingdon Library
Contact:
0345 045 5225

Media Sub Committee

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 18:00

A meeting of the Media Sub Committee

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk
Agenda:
Agenda, Media Sub Committee, 2018 11 01 (PDF, 2.6 Mb)
Minutes:
Minutes, Media Sub Committee, 2018 11 01 (PDF, 75 Kb)

Huntingdon Library | Malice Domestic with Mandy Morton and Nicola Upson

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 14:00

An event at Huntingdon Library, tickets are £5 per person from 2pm - 3.30pm on 2nd November 2018.

For more information, please call: 03450 455225

Venue:
Huntingdon Library
Contact:
03450 455225

Huntingdon Library | Meditation Course by Drolma Buddhist Centre

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 10:30

Meditate, Relax and Refresh
Saturday 3 November
10.30am-1pm

Huntingdon Library

Treat yourself to a morning away from it all with this light and inspiring course. Enjoy meditations, guided by an experienced meditation teacher, designed to bring about an experience of peace and well-being from within.

Everyone is warmly welcome and no experience of meditation is needed. This half-day course comprises two one-hour sessions with a coffee/tea break with a chance to ask questions and browse our book shop.

If you have further queries please contact us.
Alison Hawtin – Education Programme Coordinator
Drolma Buddhist Centre, 260 Dogsthorpe Road, Peterborough, PE1 3PG
01733 755444

For more information and booking please visit www.drolmacentre.org.uk

Venue:
Huntingdon Library
Contact:
www.drolmacentre.org.uk
The Poppy Red - An Evening of Music to Remember

The Poppy Red - An Evening of Music to Remember

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 19:30

Tapestry Singers with Wyton & Brampton Military Wives Choir present - 'The Poppy Red - An Evening of Music to Remember'

Saturday 3rd November
7:30 pm
St Margaret's Church, Hemingford Abbots

Venue:
St Margaret's Church, Hemingford Abbots
Contact:
Tapestry Singers