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Town Clerk: Philip Peacock
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Light up the Night @ Huntingdon Cremetorium in support of Cruse Bereavement

Light up the Night @ Huntingdon Cremetorium in support of Cruse Bereavement

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 16:00

Huntingdon Crematorium has joined up with Cruse Bereavement Support to host a Light Up the Night evening on Tuesday 29th November between 4pm and 6:30pm.

Light up the Night has been created to give friends and family an opportunity for shared remembrance of loved ones who have died, in a place of unique calm, peace, hope and community.

The idea is quite simple – join us at Huntingdon Crematorium and light a candle in memory or celebration of a loved one, and watch the space be filled with candles. It's truly a moving experience.

It's hoped lighting a dark November night will show off the natural beauty of the site, but also give family and friends an opportunity for shared remembrance of a loved one in a place of unique calm, peace, hope and community.

For a small donation, Cruse will be providing us with LED candles and Huntingdon Town Council will be providing chalk board memory tags which will be provided on the night to be left with the candle, which in turn will then be transferred to our memorial tree for the remainder of 2022, which will be displayed in the crematorium foyer.

All donations will go to support the work of Cruse Berevement Care.

Venue:
Huntingdon Crematorium
Contact:
01480 410388
Cromwell Museum Autumn Online Lecture Series 2022 - Puritan Princesses: Oliver Cromwell’s Daughters: a talk by Miranda Malins

Cromwell Museum Autumn Online Lecture Series 2022 - Puritan Princesses: Oliver Cromwell’s Daughters: a talk by Miranda Malins

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 19:30

The Cromwell Museum is delighted to announce the 2022 Cromwell Museum Autumn Lecture Series, again being held via Zoom.

Behind the politics, war and religion that we associate with Oliver Cromwell was a man who was devoted to his family. His sons took after their father to one degree or another, but how much do we know about Cromwell's four daughters? The remarkable stories of these four women is revealed by historian and noverlist Miranda Malins, who has brought the eldest and youngest back to life in her first two novels.

Dr Miranda Malins is a writer and historian specialising in the history of Oliver Cromwell, his family and the politics of the Interregnum period following the Civil Wars. She studied at Cambridge University, leaving with a PhD, and continues to speak at conferences and publish journal articles and book reviews. Her novels 'the Puritan Princess' and 'the Rebel Daughter' have proved to be hughly succesful.

This talk will be recorded and put on a private channel after the 'live talk' for ticket holders to view at their leisure if they miss the live talk or wish to view them again.

PLEASE NOTE: These talks will be held online via Zoom. Joining details will be sent out the week before the talk.

This talk is part of a four part lecture series; for season tickets please click here.

Venue:
Zoom
Contact:
The Cromwell Museum
Somersham Primary School Christmas Fayre

Somersham Primary School Christmas Fayre

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 17:00

Join us for an unforgettable evening of festive fun!

Santa's Grotto – Live Music – Carol Singing – Hot Food Vendors – Christmas Gifts – Inflatables – Beauty Treatments – Elfridges Secret Gift Shop – Competitions – Games – Mulled Cider – Prosecco and much more!
Entry – Adults 50p, Children Free

For more information and stall enquiries email pfa@somershamprimary.co.uk

Venue:
Somersham Primary School
Contact:
Danielle Page
Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote - "A Christmas Secret"

Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote - "A Christmas Secret"

Sat, 03 Dec 2022

Pit your wits against JB Fletcher at Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote an interactive screening of the festive Murder, She Wrote episode "A Christmas Secret". Jessica Fletcher is celebrating the silly season but soon gets caught up in a murder mystery only she (or you!) can solve!
Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote continues its Huntingdon residency at the fabulous Commemoration Hall, following near sell-out performances of "Sing a Song of Murder", "Birds of a Feather", "Broadway Malady".

Hosted by super-fan Tim Benzie the night featuring games, prizes and audience participation, with special permission from NBC Universal Television. Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote celebrates all things 80s television mysteries had to offer – contrived scenarios! No DNA evidence! Massive hair! Has-been guest stars! Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote features:
* A race to solve to the crime, via the Fameometer and the Suspiciometer!
* A sing-along to the theme tune with new lyrics!
* A Cabot Cove quiz and raffle!
* Clips and biogs of the campy guest stars!

Venue:
The Commemoration Hall, Huntingdon, PE29 3AQ
Contact:
The Commemoration Hall
Mayor of Huntingdon's Charity Bingo

Mayor of Huntingdon's Charity Bingo

Sat, 03 Dec 2022 18:30

At the Coneygear Centre, Buttsgrove Way, Huntingdon, PE29 1PE

Doors open 6.30pm. Bingo starts 7.30pm
(£1.00 Entrance)

Tickets £1.50 for a strip of 3 or £3.00 for a strip of 6

Flyers £3.00 for 3 strips of 3 or £6.00 for 3 strips of 6

Cash Prizes Refreshments Raffle

For more information contact the Coneygear Centre on 01480 388677

Venue:
Coneygear Centre
Contact:
01480 388677
Political Printing!

Political Printing!

Sat, 10 Dec 2022 10:30

The Civil Wars of the 1640s were the first 'Fake News' war in English, with an explosion of printed material, the birth of the popular press and both sides using propaganda to promote their cause, as well as helping in the growth of radical political movements such as the Levellers. This event will bring to life how printing worked as we turn one of the courtrooms in Huntingdon Town Hall into a 17th century printers workshop, printing replicas of one of the Leveller's most iconic pamphlets.

Members of the Times Past Living History group will be bringing in a replica of a 17th century printing press and demonstrating how pages were created for the newsbooks of the period, from typesetting to bookbinding. Visitors can even take a souvenir page away with them!

Costumed characters will be on hand to explain to people the Leveller movement and bring this exciting period of radical politics to life!

The event runs from 10.30am until 4pm on Saturday and Sunday in Huntingdon Town Hall; admission is free of charge.

Venue:
Huntingdon Town Hall
Contact:
Cromwell Museum
Political Printing!

Political Printing!

Sun, 11 Dec 2022 10:30

The Civil Wars of the 1640s were the first 'Fake News' war in English, with an explosion of printed material, the birth of the popular press and both sides using propaganda to promote their cause, as well as helping in the growth of radical political movements such as the Levellers. This event will bring to life how printing worked as we turn one of the courtrooms in Huntingdon Town Hall into a 17th century printers workshop, printing replicas of one of the Leveller's most iconic pamphlets.

Members of the Times Past Living History group will be bringing in a replica of a 17th century printing press and demonstrating how pages were created for the newsbooks of the period, from typesetting to bookbinding. Visitors can even take a souvenir page away with them!

Costumed characters will be on hand to explain to people the Leveller movement and bring this exciting period of radical politics to life!

The event runs from 10.30am until 4pm on Saturday and Sunday in Huntingdon Town Hall; admission is free of charge.

Venue:
Huntingdon Town Hall
Contact:
Cromwell Museum