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 Performing Arts Centre | Pete Firman: Marvels

Thu, 28 Feb 2019 19:00

Pete Firman: Marvels on Thursday 28th February 2019 at Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre. Doors open at 7.00pm, the show starts at 7.30pm.

The UK's leading comedy magician is back on the road with his astonishing new show. You've seen him on television, now experience his trademark blend of laugh out loud comedy and jaw dropping magic live on stage! Age 15+ tickets, 16 + £1.50 booking fee, £17.50, Concessions £14.00 + booking fee £15.50. (NHS Staff only: must produce I.D) Box Office: Cambridge Live Tickets 01223 357 851

Venue:
Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre
Contact:
01223 357 851

Huntingdonshire Philharmonic | Emma Halnan, flute; Robert Burton, saxophone; Manon Fischer-Dieskau, piano; Christine Zerafa, piano. Performance

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 19:30

Following Huntingdonshire saxophonist Robert Burton's prize-winning performances in the 2018 'BBC Young Musician of the Year' competition, he returns to his old school to team up with flautist Emma Halnan, herself a BBC Young Musician prize-winner in 2010, and now regularly performing at venues world-wide.

They will present an exciting and varied programme, each in duo with their respective pianists, Manon and Christine, both of whom have already achieved exceptional international success as solo and ensemble players.

Their programme will include music by Donizetti, Prokofiev and Russell Peterson's trio for flute, saxophone and piano.

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
Contact:
www.ticketsource.co.uk/hinchingbrookepac

Pancake Flipathon

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 11:00

The Flipathon will take place on Tuesday 5th March 2019, around the boundary of the Market Square, starting at 11.00am. The event is completely free and is open to individuals of all abilities and ages, as well as teams of four for a Retail Relay. Any speedy flippers will be instantly disqualified, as judging is based purely on flipping style and variety!

The event always kick-starts with Mayors of local market towns taking part in the famous 'Chain Gang' Flipathon! Come along to see who has the most flair and creativity with their pancake flipping techniques!

Medals will be awarded to those in first and second place. Everyone who takes part will receive a small chocolate egg.

There are various ways that you can take part in the Flipathon; you can collect an entry form from the Town Council offices at the Town Hall, Market Hill, Huntingdon, or e-mail hayley.burns@huntingdontown.gov.uk or simply turn up on the day to cheer our entrants on. Please contact the Town Council before Monday 25th February 2019 to let us know if you'd like to enter.

Venue:
Market Square
Contact:
01480 411883
Huntingdon Methodist Church | Free Pancake Party

Huntingdon Methodist Church | Free Pancake Party

Tue, 05 Mar 2019 16:00

Tuesday, 5 March 2019 from 16:00-17:30

Free Pancake Party at Huntingdon Methodist Church.

To book your place contact Gemma on gemalou1983@hotmail.com

Venue:
Huntingdon Methodist Church
Contact:
gemalou1983@hotmail.com
Huntingdon Library | Volunteer Fayre

Huntingdon Library | Volunteer Fayre

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:30

Huntingdon Library will be hosting a volunteer Fayre on Wednesday 6th March 2019 from 2.30pm - 6.30pm.

Anyone can volunteer! Join us at the special event, and meet representatives from a diverse range of local organisations all offering volunteering opportunities.

Including: Huntingdon Town Council, The Cromwell Museum, Wood Green Animal Charity, The Library Presents, Cambridgeshire Police, Hunts Forum of Voluntary Organisations, The Coroner's Court Support Service, The Bridge Art's Festival, Huntingdonshire Volunteer Centre, Huntingdon Community Radio, Hinchingbrooke Hospital and Huntingdonshire Society for the Blind.

FREE event. Drop-in at anytime during the afternoon for volunteering information.

If you organisation has volunteering opportunities and would like to attend this event, please get in touch: Huntingdon.referral@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Venue:
Huntingdon Library
Contact:
0345 045 5225

Huntingdon Library | EngAGE in the Afternoon: Guinevere Glausfurd

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 13:30

EngAGE in the Afternoon: Author Guinevere Glasfurd at Huntingdon Library on Thursday 7th March 2019 from 1.30pm - 3.00pm.

Entry is free. (Donations welcome)

From Mary Shelley to John Constable to René Descartes, join for an entertaining afternoon as Guinevere discusses why she writes historical fiction, and her experience of being nominated for the COSTA prize.

Booking is 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, 07 Mar 2019 18:00

A meeting of the Planning Applications Panel.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk

Planning Committee

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 18:30

A meeting of the Planning Committee.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk

Annual Town Meeting

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 19:00

An annual Town Meeting.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk

Huntingdon Library | Large Print Book Sale

Sat, 09 Mar 2019 10:00

Large Print Book Sale | Huntingdon Library

Saturday 9th March – Saturday 23rd March
Huntingdon Library

Large Print Book Sale

Venue:
Huntingdon Library
Contact:
Huntingdon Library
The Mayor of Huntingdon's Charity Bingo

The Mayor of Huntingdon's Charity Bingo

Sat, 09 Mar 2019 18:30

Bingo is back by popular demand ! All money paid to purchase bingo books/flyers, will be paid back out as winnings, so big amounts to be won ! Raffle tickets will be on sale along with refreshments. All money raised will go towards the Mayor of Huntingdon's Charities. £1 entry on the door and it's eyes down for 7.30pm. Please note that you must be over the age of 18 to play cash bingo.

Venue:
The Medway Centre
Contact:
01480 388677

Huntingdon Racecourse | The Festival Fever Go Racing Race Day

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:00

Join the Festival Fever at Huntingdon Racecourse on Wednesday 13th March. Enjoy 7 fantastic races whilst enjoying all the action from Cheltenham on our large screens.

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

Venue:
Huntingdon Racecourse
Contact:
www.thejockeyclub.co.uk
All Saints Church | Art Workshops with David Brown

All Saints Church | Art Workshops with David Brown

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:00

Art workshops with David Brown: Abstract Fun with Acrylic
All Saints Church, Huntingdon

13th February
10am and 1.30pm

£8.50 per session
Adults only

Venue:
All Saints Church, Huntingdon
Contact:
0345 045 5225
Huntingdonshire Society for the Blind | Fundraising Coffee Morning

Huntingdonshire Society for the Blind | Fundraising Coffee Morning

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:00

Huntingdonshire Society for the Blind Fundraising Coffee Morning

Wednesday 13th March 2019 from 10.00am - 1.00pm

All Saints Church, Huntingdon

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

Venue:
All Saints Church, Huntingdon
Contact:
Huntingdonshire Society for the Blind

Huntingdon Library | The Library Presents: The Librarians

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 16:00

Shhh! Something unusual is happening in your library... A group of contrarian 'Librarians' from Prestiferous Theatre roam the library, archiving, shelving and literally flying with their beloved books. Lose yourself in a fictional frenzy or paperback puppetry, scale the shelves with a chorus of thesaurus, discover dance in a romance and mine in crime. Follow the 'Librarians' around for an interactive experience you won't forget! Join the performers fr a workshop after the show.

Refreshments available.

Venue:
Huntingdon Library
Contact:
0345 045 5225
Haydn’s Creation presented by St Ives Choral Society

Haydn’s Creation presented by St Ives Choral Society

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 19:30

St Ives Choral Society perform Haydn's masterpiece for chorus, orchestra and three soloists, a musical depiction of the creation of the world and all its creatures in the Book of Genesis; there are exciting and energising choruses and arias that range from the dramatic to the ethereal. Directed by Alison Daniels and accompanied by an orchestra of local professionals, this promises to be an evening not to be missed!

Tickets: £18 and £15 (concessions), accompanied children under-16 free
Available online from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/600162 and from the Fair Trade Shop in the Free Church, St Ives

Venue:
Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre
Contact:
St Ives Choral Society

Twinning Sub Committee

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:00

A meeting of the Twinning Sub Committee.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk

Planning Applications Panel

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:30

A meeting of the Planning Applications Panel.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk

Leisure & Community Services Committee

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:00

A meeting of the Leisure & Community Services Committee.

Venue:
Town Hall
Contact:
Town Clerk

Huntingdonshire Philharmonic | Masayuki Tayama, Piano Performance

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 19:30

Masayuki has been a regular and extremely popular performer in the Bösendorfer series since 2007.

Apart from the deep understanding, musical and pianistic skills needed for the standard repertoire, of which he has an abundance, he has a special affinity with the works of Rachmaninov , twice filling the Wigmore Hall with large and exceptionally appreciative audiences. He has an international career to match these successes.

'Masa' will include in his programme music by Beethoven and Rachmaninov.

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 House Performing Arts Centre
Contact:
www.ticketsource.co.uk/hinchingbrookepac
Huntingdonshire Community Group | Cultural Fashion Show

Huntingdonshire Community Group | Cultural Fashion Show

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:00

The Huntingdonshire Community Group will be holding their annual Cultural Fashion Show on Saturday 30th March at The Medway Centre Huntingdon. Doors open at 1pm for a 1.30pm start. This is a free event open to the whole community.

Venue:
The Medway Centre
Contact:
Huntingdonshire Community Group

Huntingdonshire Philharmonic | Orchestral Concert

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 19:30

Huntingdonshire Philharmonic Orchestral Concert, from 7.30pm at Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre. Tchaikovsky by Marche Slave, Bruch Violin Concerto by Brooklyn Fu on Violin. Tickets available at ticket source, for more information visit: www.huntsphil.org.uk

Venue:
Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre
Contact:
www.huntsphil.org.uk