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The Mothers' Union 'Bye Buy Childhood' campaign aims to empower families to challenge the commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood through positive action. As a result of their Bailey Review, all the major Regulators involved e.g. ASA, BBC Trust, Ofcom, PCC etc have now made themselves accessible through a single internet portal, http://www.parentport.org.uk and all businesses are being encouraged to create on their websites a single clear link for Complaints.

Date: 
Tue 14 Feb 12:47
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Raising St. Giles' Bells

[img_assist|nid=409|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=83|height=100]The work on raising the bells began earlier in the year when they were moved from their long-time resting place inside the church to John Taylor Bellfounders in Loughborough, for the necessary repair and preparation for rehanging. The planned date for raising them is the 22nd and 23rd June - some of you will wish to witness this sight, even if you have to do so from the other side of Castle St; St. Peter's churchyard will offer a good viewpoint.

Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Location: 
St. Luke's Church, Victoria Road, Cambridge, CB4 3DZ

Everyone is welcome to attend, to hear reports of the work of the various committees in our parish churches and those with delegated responsibilities, and the financial reports. Anyone who is on the electoral roll for the Parish of the Ascension will be able to vote for churchwardens and PCC members.

If you are not on the electoral roll but would like to join, please contact the Parish Office.

Date: 
Tue 9 Apr 19:30
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Men's Discussion Group

Location: 
Enquire at Parish Office

This meeting is exceptionally on the second Tuesday, to discuss the topic 'Looking in the Mirror'.
The Group meets monthly, usually on the first Tuesday of the month. We welcome all Church at Castle members, and all who are interested in the month's topic. We discuss topics of religious or ethical significance as identified by members. For general or current details of discussions, please contact the Parish Office in the first instance.

Date: 
Tue 12 Feb 20:00
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The Island Called Nowhere: William Morris and George Orwell compared

Location: 
St. Augustine's Church, Richmond Rd., CB4 3PS

Utopia means either “the good place” or “no place”. In his story News from Nowhere (1890), William Morris imagines the perfectly happy society and calls it “nowhere”. Nearly 60 years later, George Orwell does the opposite in Nineteen Eighty Four, imagining the sort of society we now call Dystopia. But in some ways, Utopia and Dystopia resemble one another. Clive Wilmer, poet and critic, Emeritus Fellow at Sidney Sussex College, and Master of John Ruskin’s Guild of St George, explains all.

Date: 
Fri 5 Apr 18:00
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A Celebration of Birds in Music I

Location: 
St. Augustine's Church, Richmond Rd., CB4 3PS

Join us for a concert of piano music performed by Marion Caldwell, inspired by the art work in the exhibition. The concert will include works by Maurice Ravel, Amy Beach and Robert Schumann. Followed by a buffet supper.

This event is part of the Spring 2019 programme. Entry is open to all, and normally free, although a small charge or retiring collection may be held where fees are requested by speakers or performers. A complimentary glass of wine or fruit juice and nibbles are served at most events.

Date: 
Sat 30 Mar 18:00
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A Celebration of Birds in Art

Location: 
St. Augustine's Church, Richmond Rd., CB4 3PS

Come and view an exhibition of beautiful sculptures and art work by Jayne Ruffell-Ward, on the theme of birds. The work will be exhibited alongside outstanding photographs of birds and the Suffolk landscape by Mark Wills. The exhibition will be open all week-end.

Date: 
Fri 29 Mar 18:00 to 21:00
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Sunday Art Walk

Location: 
West Cambridge, starting at St. Augustine's, CB4 3PS

Time for personal reflection and group discussion on the spiritual aspects of art on a gentle stroll around the public art freely available in parts of West Cambridge. Cream teas available on return to St Augustine’s. Led by the Rev Dr Janet Bunker.

This event is part of the Spring 2019 programme. Entry is open to all, and normally free, although a small charge or retiring collection may be held where fees are requested by speakers or performers. A complimentary glass of wine or fruit juice and nibbles are served at most events.

Date: 
Sun 24 Mar 13:45 to 16:00
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