This is the next in 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. Dr Oliver Coates will discuss the history of the Wash and offer a cultural significance of its unique landscape.
Refreshments are served from 10.30 am. Full details of each lecture are normally given three weeks in advance.
TOPICS FOR 2019
10 January - Echoes of the Past: an investigation into design sources for church textiles - Margaret Waring (Embroiderers' Guild & Textiles Society)
14 February - The Great War:Fitzwilliam Hall and St Giles’ Church - John Cleaver
14 March - Finding a lost medieval church of Cambridge: excavations of All Saints by the Castle - Craig Cessford
11 April - Albert Schweitzer - James Carleton Paget
9 May - The Wash: Between land and sea - Oliver Coates
13 June - Chateaubriand: A French Romantic in East Anglia - Geoff Dumbreck
11 July - Tides of Fortune: the rise and fall of English seaside resorts - Tony Kirby
12 September - Discovering St Giles' - Sylvia Pick
10 October - Kettle's Yard Archives - Frieda Midgeley
14 November - Cambridge in crisis 1630-1632 - Evelyn Lord