A Landscape through time – the A14 CAmbridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme

Come and join us on Wednesday 10th October at 7:30pm in the Methodist Church, the High Street, Huntingdon for a look into the archaeology of the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme,

This is one of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects which has uncovered vast amounts of archaeological evidence from prehistory to relatively modern time along the new A14 corridor. Emma Jeffrey, Project Manager at MOLA Headland Archaeology will tell us about the fascinating work that over 500 dedicated archaeologist and 20,000 people through community outreach programmes have been undertaking. They have uncovered Neolithic Henge monuments, prehistoric burial grounds, Iron Age and Roman settlements, Saxon settlements, the deserted medieval village of Houghton and brick kilns and wells. 

The event is free to non-members. 

2018 May Weekend to Derbyshire – Change to Advertised Itinerary

 

Hardwick Hall

This year we visit some of the historic sites of Derbyshire. For further details see and download our updated itinerary click on the picture of Hardwick Hall to the right

There has been a change to the itinerary for day 1 and we will by visiting Melbourne Parish Church instead of Derby Cathedral.

 

Summer Excursions 2018

This post is just to outline to members the planned excursions for this summer period. The full details and dates of the visits are still being finalised and will be published shortly in the next copy of the  Almanack and will be announced at the AGM on the 17th May. Outline of our visits are as follows:

May (evening) – visit to Alconbury Museum

June (half day) – visit to Westminster College, Cambridge

17th July – Coach trip to Gainsborough Old Hall, Clayworth Church, Stow and possibly tea at Elton

August – trip to visit March Railway Station and Museum

September – visit to Norris Museum and Pugins Little Gem St Ives

Treading the Boards of Georgian England

This is the last of our lectures for this winter period, come along to the Methodist Church in Huntingdon at 7:30pm on Thursday 12th April to hear Neil Wright talking about the history and development of theatre, particularly in the East of the country. For more details see our Events page. http://www.huntslhs.org.uk/?ai1ec_event=society-lecture-treading-the-boards-in-georgian-england-neil-wright

GOODLIFF AWARDS 2018

The window of opportunity for applying for a Goodliff Award for 2018 has now closed. The closing date for applications for this years awards was 31 March 2018.

Applicants who wish to apply for an award in 2019 can do so later in the year. We will announce when the application period is open.