Piano Recital

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

A benefit piano recital given by Philip Mead featuring works by Beethoven (Sonata in C Minor Op 13 (Pathétique) and Mussorgsky (Pictures at an Exhibition, and Gopak). Retiring collection towards a new set of hand bells for St Augustine’s.

This is one of the Spring series of free talks and recitals for the community on Friday nights and weekends at St Augustine's. The full programme can be downloaded here

Date: 
Sat 14 Mar 18:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

Musings of a Dutch Pedant: Some reflections on the genesis of the Low Countries

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

Elsa Strietman is Dutch but has not lived in Holland. She doesn’t speak Netherlandish but is Dutch, can’t claim to be Flemish but speaks the same language as the Flemish. Do the Flemish speak Belgian? Come and listen to some more confusing facts about the Low Countries, Les Pays-Bas, the Netherlands and, if you wish to see for yourselves, come on a visit to the treasures of the Map Room of the University Library at a later date.

Date: 
Fri 6 Mar 18:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other
Admission: 

Cambridge Youth Opera Rising Stars

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

Cambridge Youth Opera presents a wonderful evening of music from past and present stars! Talented performers from CYO’s exciting new production of Hansel and Gretel will be joined by past colleagues, now making their way in the world of music, in a mixed programme of vocal music. A retiring collection will be held to support CYO.

Date: 
Fri 28 Feb 18:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

Delivering Brexit: The Challenges of History

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

“Brexit means Brexit.” Even after 31st January, the meaning is not likely to be much clearer. The UK is setting out on a long journey into an unknown future while undergoing a crisis of identity. Historian, Professor David Reynolds, draws on his recent book “Island Stories: Britain and its History in the Age of Brexit” to suggest a few pointers and warnings from our past.

Date: 
Fri 7 Feb 18:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other
Admission: 

Energy, Climate Change and the UN: Your Future in their Hands

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

Dr Alison Cooke, an independent consultant in engineering and environmental management, will discuss international efforts to mitigate climate change, including those that led to the Paris Accords in 2018 and to subsequent meetings in Madrid in 2019, and now planned for Glasgow in 2020. She will also suggest how local communities and individuals can make a difference.

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

Friends of Ascension Burial Ground Working Party

Location: 
Ascension Burial Ground, All Souls Lane, off Huntingdon Road, CB3 0DT

This monthly working party meets at the Burial Ground (off Huntingdon Road) to clear graves, working under the guidance of Rod Ailes for a couple of hours. Please bring gloves (if you have them) and stout shoes are essential, secateurs, loppers and any garden waste sacks very desirable if you have them. It can also be thirsty work, so do bring a drink as well.

Date: 
Repeats every month on April, July on the third Saturday 2 times.
Sat 18 Apr 10:00 to 12:00
Sat 18 Jul 10:00 to 12:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
service

Friends of Ascension Burial Ground Working Party

Location: 
Ascension Burial Ground, All Souls Lane, off Huntingdon Road, CB3 0DT

This monthly working party meets at the Burial Ground (off Huntingdon Road) to clear graves, working under the guidance of Rod Ailes for a couple of hours. Please bring gloves (if you have them) and stout shoes are essential, secateurs, loppers and any garden waste sacks very desirable if you have them. It can also be thirsty work, so do bring a drink as well.

Date: 
Repeats every month on May, June on the fourth Saturday 3 times.
Sat 22 Feb 10:00 to 12:00
Sat 23 May 10:00 to 12:00
Sat 27 Jun 10:00 to 12:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
service

Open Bible Discussion Group

Location: 
Castle St Methodist Church, Castle Street, CB3 0AH

The Open Bible discussion group meets on alternate Thursdays from 6 to 7:15 in the Aldersgate Room at Castle Street Methodist Church. We are non-denominational and invite everyone who wishes to read the Bible to support our faith, and (guided by published study materials) to see what it has to say about our lives today. Refreshments are available at the start.
For further information please contact Patricia McGuire (01223) 313516.

Date: 
Repeats every 2 weeks every Thursday 2 times.
Thu 9 Jan 18:00 to 19:15
Thu 23 Jan 18:00 to 19:15
Special: 
1
Type: 
service

Concert for Peace and Reconciliation

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

Gila Margolin, co-founder of The Little Sisters of Joy, will give this concert of guitar Songs of the 60's, with Jewish, French and traditional English music, marking the 21st anniversary of her Foundation, which is an organisation for Prayer, Peace and Reconciliation through Music and Friendship. Over the years Gila has performed in venues here and in Toronto. The programme will also include a piece by local musician Cate Williams.

Admission is free, retiring collection for the work of The Little Sisters of Joy.

Date: 
Fri 6 Mar 13:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

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