Trail of Light - E-luminate Festival

Location: 
St. Giles' Church, Castle St., Cambridge CB3 0AQ

The Trail of Light, part of the e-Luminate Cambridge Festival, is a unique way to experience the architecture of the College chapels, the beautiful organs, and sublime choirs in a most unusual light. This event consists of a walk through the historic city of Cambridge at the discovery of three chapels: St John's College, Magdalene College and St Giles' Church. Participants will be given their own LED Lantern and, by walking from a venue to the next, they will become a moving light art installation.

Date: 
Thu 12 Feb 17:30
Special: 
1
Type: 
other
Admission: 

Concert for Violin

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

A short recital by Chihiro Ono demonstrating her outstanding ability on three instruments – the violin, viola and baroque violin - with musical examples from each. A fitting finale to her talk the previous evening.

Date: 
Sat 11 Mar 18:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

A Lenten Meditation

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

St Augustine’s Singers, conducted by Philip Mead, present a concert with readings on the theme of mortality for the first Sunday in Lent. Works by Fauré, Tavener, Purcell and Ives. Readings from Raleigh, Vaughan, anon and Bunyan will also be featured.

Date: 
Sun 5 Mar 18:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

The East Anglian Air Ambulance Service: Saving Time, Saving Lives

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

Jack Clarkson from the EAAA Service will give a first hand account of the work of the local air ambulance service and its two fully equipped helicopters, ANGLIA ONE and ANGLIA TWO. Between them the two helicopters provide a life-saving service reaching patients quickly and, if required, transporting them to hospital within minutes. A retiring collection will be taken.

Date: 
Fri 31 Mar 18:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

Rebuilding the First Computer (EDSAC)

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

Cambridge University built one of the world’s first successful computers (EDSAC) between 1947-49. A team at the National Museum of Computing is now constructing a working replica to show present and future generations how the computers, tablets and smartphones they now take for granted first started. Dr Andrew Herbert will describe how the team has forensically researched the original machine and has made the reconstruction authentic to 1940’s technology.

Date: 
Fri 24 Mar 18:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

All in a Day's Work: The Life of a Professional Violinist

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

Chihiro Ono, artist in residence at St Augustine’s, in conversation with Philip Mead will talk about her life as a professional violinist from her early days in Japan to the globe trotting soloist that she is today. A fascinating insight into the life of a professional artist.

Date: 
Fri 10 Mar 18:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

The Virtual Society

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

Virtual societies, how to solve problems, learn new things and make friends.

The internet is a wonderful source of information covering everything under the sun. This talk by Simone Castello will introduce you to opportunities to meet like-minded people, and find answers to common household, health and money questions. Simone is a marketing and digital communications professional based in Cambridge and CB4.

Date: 
Fri 24 Feb 18:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

Vintage Movie Nights @ St. Giles'

Location: 
St. Giles' Church, Castle St., Cambridge CB3 0AQ

Friends of St. Giles' Church organises vintage film nights at St Giles', at least once a month, on Saturday evenings.
We are not allowed to publish the film titles on our website, but you can receive details by signing up to our film nights email list. You will not be contacted for any other reason.
The programme is also posted inside the church, and included in the parish newsletter.

Date: 
Repeats every month on April, June on the fourth Saturday 3 times.
Sat 25 Mar 19:45
Sat 22 Apr 19:45
Sat 24 Jun 19:45
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

Vintage Movie Nights @ St. Giles'

Location: 
St. Giles' Church, Castle St., Cambridge CB3 0AQ

Friends of St. Giles' Church organises vintage film nights at St Giles', at least once a month, on Saturday evenings.
We are not allowed to publish the film titles on our website, but you can receive details by signing up to our film nights email list. You will not be contacted for any other reason.
The programme is also posted inside the church, and included in the parish newsletter.

Date: 
Repeats every month on March, May, June on the second Saturday 4 times except Sat May 13 2017.
Sat 11 Feb 19:45
Sat 11 Mar 19:45
Sat 10 Jun 19:45
Sat 10 Mar 19:45
Special: 
1
Type: 
service

Friends of the Ascension Burial Ground - Working Party

Location: 
Ascension Burial Ground, All Souls Lane (off Huntingdon Road)

This working party meets monthly on the third or fourth Saturday at the Burial Ground in All Souls Lane to clear graves, working under the guidance of Rod Ailes. Please bring gloves. Stout shoes are essential, secateurs, loppers and any garden waste sacks very desirable.

Date: 
Sat 18 Feb 10:00 to 12:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

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