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October 2021

A British Mosque for the 21st century -this is a Face to Face Tour, it is not Online

Saturday 2 October @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Free

A Guided Tour of the Cambridge Central Mosque

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July 2021

Hobson’ Brook, Cambridge – A Guided walk along part of Hobson’s Brook from Conduit Head upstream towards Nine Wells

Saturday 24 July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cambridge CB2 1EL
Free

Howard Slatter follows up his well attended talk by leading a guided walk along part of Hobson’s Brook from Conduit Head upstream towards Nine Wells.

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May 2021

The Sound of Music – from Greek amphitheatres to 21st century concert halls, including some Cambridge venues

Wednesday 19 May @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Online Event
Free

Raf Orlowski will talk the influence of the theatres of Classical Greece on subsequent designs and goes on to discuss the research of the father of modern acoustics, Wallace Clement Sabine, and his successors and their contribution to the design of concert halls of the 20th and 21st centuries. Refs recently published book includes the acoustics of local buildings such as the Central Mosque in Cambridge.

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April 2021

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

Wednesday 14 April @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Online Event
Free

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. 

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March 2021

‘There Is Nothing Bawdy About BAWDS!’

Wednesday 24 March @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Online Event
Free

“Bawds” one of Cambridge’s leading amateur dramatic groups – its history, productions and future plans. Come and meet some of the team,

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January 2021

Two Local Poets Sharing a Stage

Wednesday 13 January @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Online Event
Free

Sue Wallace-Shaddad’s short collection of poems about Sudan, ‘A City Waking Up’, was published by Dempsey and Windle in October 2020. André Mangeot has published three poetry collections, Natural Causes (Shoestring, 2003), Mixer (Egg Box, 2005) and Blood Rain (Seren, 2020) which examines some of the most pressing challenges we and the planet now face, interwoven with more personal poems and elegies.

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December 2020

A Tribute to Geoff Hales, Travelling Theatre

Wednesday 9th December 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online Event
Free

An evening programme of poetry, prose and song in memory of Geoff Hales, Travelling Theatre, chosen and performed by members of the Friends of Milton Road Library and others.

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November 2020

Hobson’s Conduit: Cambridge’s Unique Watercourse

Wednesday 11th November 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Online Event
Free

Hobson’s Conduit and Hobson’s Brook have been providing fresh chalk stream water to the heart of Cambridge for over 400 years. This illustrated talk will explore the history, geography and current state of this complex watercourse, including the present day management issues faced by Hobson’s Conduit Trust.

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October 2020

‘Tick Tock’ …artists Jo Tunmer and Cathy Faithfull

Wednesday 14th October 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Online Event
Free

Artists Jo Tunmer and Cathy Faithfull will be in conversation about their roles as contemporary artists, the responsibilities and challenges they feel to create artwork that has integrity and depth. They will be talking to you about their collaboration ‘eARTh’ and sharing with you images of their work that has evolved through looking at the data and statistics in regard to climate change. The environmental aesthetic approach they adopt opens a dialogue with the audience and generates debate on critical issues that affect the world.

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September 2020

Medical Support in Romania – Cambridge based medical charity

Wednesday 16th September 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Online Event
Free

 'Medical Support in Romania' is a Cambridge-based medical charity engaged in improving health care in Romania through the involvement of hundreds of NHS staff primarily from the UK, but also beyond.  Since 1991, 239 medical, specialist and hospital personnel have made 425 visits to Romania with MSR.   This includes 167 visits by 83 Addenbrooke's Hospital staff.  Since 2008, MSR has been "in partnership" with “Addenbrooke's Abroad”.  There are no salaried employees.   MSR has a narrow-focus, wide-impact strategy and seeks to…

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