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Diary 2017
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July August September October November December


January 12th - Lady Pilot from Linton

Speaker: Rita Boniface

Rita's life as a small plane pilot


February 9th - Trumpington History Trails

Speaker: Andrew Roberts

Local History Group production of Trumpington Trails information leaflets


March 9th - The Fitzwilliam Museum

Speaker: Miranda Stearn

The 201 year history of this renowned museum


April 13th - The First 120 Years of London Underground

Speaker: Mark Pardoe

A history of the stations and their architecture


May 12th - St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Speaker: Stephen Dart

Development of Bury St Edmunds cathedral since 1914, and in earlier times


June 8th - The Heffer Story

Speaker: Dr Julie Bounford

From the first shop at 104 Fitzroy Street, opened in 1876, to 2017


July 13th - annual members outing - Wolfson College Gardens

Leader: Phil Stigwood


No Meeting


September 14th - Annual General Meeting

Your chance to suggest subjects for next year


October 12th - The West Side of Sawston High Street

Speakers: Maurice Day and Liz Dockerill

An impromptu tour down the west side of the High Street


November 9th - Robert Sayle

Speaker: Christine Shaw

The life and work of this famous local entrepreneur


December 14th - Corsets, Crinolines and Camisoles

Speaker: Fran Saltmarsh

A peek at ladies' underwear, plus usual Christmas festive feast

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