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Pickwick’s Castle Hill Area Scrapbook: stories and people from ‘Dickensian’ Cambridge

Wednesday 14th April 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm


BOOK HERE to enjoy an evening with Mike Petty on 14 April

Mike Petty will regale us with stories and people from the Castle Hill area of Cambridge, one of many accounts of different areas of Dickensian Cambridge taken from Mike Petty’s Pickwick’s Cambridge Scrapbook which appeared in the Cambridge Weekly News for 15 years.

For an introduction to Pickwick’s Cambridge Scrapbook  see this YouTube link.


Mike Petty has been the most widely acknowledged authority on Cambridge and the fenland for over 50 years. As former Librarian of the Cambridgeshire Collection he has unique knowledge of Cambridgeshire and its history. Mike has published numerous books, pamphlets and articles, had a daily ‘Looking Back’ column and weekly ‘Memories’ page in the Cambridge News for 30 years. He continues to share information with regular posts to his Fenland History on Facebook group.

Mike Petty’s website: www.mikepetty.org.uk

BOOK HERE for this fascinating online talk.

There will be opportunities for questions and possibly open discussion during the evening.  It is anticipated that questions or comments will be submitted as follows:-

• participants joining via ‘Zoom’ will submit their questions by typing them into the Zoom Chat window, and

• those joining via telephone, either by voice or by e-mail:-  fmr.library@gmail.com


Wednesday 14th April 2021
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm


Online Event


Friends of Milton Road Library