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Diary 2010
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January 14th - Trench Experience of the First World War

Speaker: Robina Hodgson


February 11th - Viking and Anglo-Saxon Beliefs

Speaker: Bill Jennings


March 11th - Garden History in Cambridgeshire

Speaker: John Drake


April 8th - The Lost Watermills of Cherry Hinton

Speaker: Michelle Bullivant


May 13th - Country House Kitchens and Bygones

Speaker: Keith Goodwin


June 10th - Kedington: Change in the 20th Century

Speaker: John Pelling

The old village following the war years and changes to farming, employment and housing. Illustrated with maps and photos


July 8th - Society members' outing - The Cambridgeshire Collection

Guide: Chris Jakes - Principal Librarian, Local Studies

Meet on the third floor of the Central Library between 6.30 - 6.45 pm


No Meeting


September 23rd - Annual General Meeting

Your chance to find out what's been happening behind the scenes and to suggest speakers for the next year's programme


October 14th - William Waad: Lieutenant of the Tower of London

Speaker: Fiona Bengsten

William was responsible for the prosecution of those involved in the Gunpowder Plot


November 11th - Saffron Walden Museum: 175 Years of Collections

Speaker: Carolyn Wingfield

One of the UK's oldest purpose-built museums and its surprising collections - from archaeology, history, natural history to decorative arts and historic cultures worldwide


December 9th - Sawston Postcards

Speaker: Eric Jacobs

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