This is a series of free lectures hosted by the Friends of St. Giles' Church, given every second Thursday of the Month at 11am in St Giles' Church. Refreshments are served from 10.30 am.
The speaker is Honor Ridout, Chair of the Cambridgeshire Association for Local History and author of 'Cambridge and Stourbridge Fair' (Blue Ocean Publishing, 2011)
The topics of forthcoming lectures in 2017 are:
12th January - Kirsten Bennett, "The Fenland Ark"
9th February - Philip Saunders, "Inspired by Henry Martyn: Cambridge Missionaries in the 19th & 20th centuries". Optional visit to Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide afterwards.
9th March - Alison Dickens, "Archaeology in Cambridgeshire".
6th April - Patrick Cook, "Roman East Anglia".
11th May - Mike Petty, "Reflections on discovering Cambridge's past".
8th June - Geoff Dumbreck, "On the Edge of Europe: a Journey to the Faroes".
13th July - Max Kramer, "The other Ezekiel: a Greek tragedy".
Full details of each lecture are normally given three weeks in advance.