I am pleased to announce the continuation of the highly successful Fenland History on Friday lectures series throughout April and May. As before – and highlighted in this previous blog post -, these lectures are held in Ely Library from 10.30 to noon. All are welcome (£2.50 on the door).
The following interesting topics remain to be told:
April 19th Mainly Manea: reflections on a fenland settlement – Ursula Berry
April 26th Cromwell’s settlers, 17th-century Thorney: the hidden story of the Huguenots who settled on the drained Fenland – Margaret Fletcher
May 3rd Leonard Jenyns, the Gilbert White of Cambridgeshire – Richard Preece
May 10th Reflections on the stories and characters of the Bedford Rivers – Mike Petty
Download here the flyer for this series: Fenland History on Friday Poster April and May 2013
For more information, check out www.cambridgeshirehistory.com/MIkePetty, or contact Mike Petty on 01353 648106