Community Carol Service at St. Augustine's

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

Come and enjoy on Christmas Eve the local Community Carol Service, with traditional lessons and carols that some would argue rival those at King’s College! Children encouraged to come dressed as a Nativity character (human or animal) - adults too if they want! Refreshments will follow.

Date: 
Sat 24 Dec 18:00 to 19:30
Special: 
1
Type: 
service

A Victorian Christmas

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

The annual celebration put on by the local Joint Roads Committee of an hour or so of Victorian Christmas music and entertainment led by Anne Taylor.

Date: 
Sat 17 Dec 15:00 to 17:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
service
Admission: 

The Wood Green Animal Shelter

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

Monika Maintz will chart the history of Wood Green, the well-known local Animals Charity, from its foundation 90 years ago to the modern animal welfare organisation it is today, re-homing thousands of pets every year. This talk will provide a clear insight into the charity, its objectives and the services it offers to the public.

Date: 
Fri 2 Dec 18:00 to 19:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

Piano Recital

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

The brilliant young pianist Clara Balon, European Piano Teachers’ Association prize winner, will give an exciting piano recital of works by Liszt, Beethoven and Prokoviov.

Date: 
Sun 20 Nov 18:00 to 19:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
service
Admission: 

Saving Lives at Sea - Part 2

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

Philip Mead (piano), Alice Wood (contralto), and the St Augustine’s Singers present a programme of music on a nautical theme in aid of the RNLI – with a guest appearance of the Grimethorpe Colliery Band playing Malcolm Arnold’s Padstow Lifeboat.

Date: 
Sat 12 Nov 18:00 to 19:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

Saving Lives at Sea - Part 1

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

To mark a week-end of all things nautical, Geoff Heathcock, a lifeboatman for 45 years and Cambridge organiser for the RNLI, talks about the future of the modern day lifeboat service in the British Isles, and in particular its current appeal at Wells next the Sea in Norfolk.

Date: 
Fri 11 Nov 18:00 to 19:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

An Airship for our Time - The Airlander 10

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

Stuart Clough, Senior Mechanical Engineer with Hybrid Air Vehicles based near Bedford, tells the fascinating story of the Airlander 10, the world’s largest aircraft whose maiden flight and subsequent accident made the news headlines during the summer.

Date: 
Fri 4 Nov 18:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

Why do we like Russian Music so much?

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

Stephen Lawrence, well-known local musician, reflects on the many influences – pagan, folk, church, baroque, modern and post Soviet – that have shaped so much of the Russian music with which we are familiar and which we enjoy. Illustrated by live performances of some Russian songs.

Date: 
Fri 14 Oct 18:00 to 19:00
Special: 
1
Type: 
other

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