A new series of Fenland History on Friday lectures has recently started again!
Below is an overview of the remaining lectures which are planned over the next months.
Each lecture will take place in Ely Library on Friday morning, 10.30 to noon, £2.50 on the door. All are welcome.
- Jan 31 Hugo Brown – Spalding: the man who made directories
- Feb 7 David Jones – Hideous Cambridge: a city mutilated
- Feb 14 Jacqui Huggins – Life and times of a fen girl: songs of the strawberry fields and more
- Feb 21 Shirley Brown – Trumpington: researching and illustrating a village’s development
- Feb 28 Mike Petty – Fenland books, paper and digital: what’s been written, where are they
- Mar 7 Lorna Delanoy – Changes in a fen village over the last century
- Mar 14 Roger Mould – Warboys and fenland archaeology: a community project
- Mar 21 Mike Petty – From Littleport to the sea: reflections on the river
- Mar 28 Ken Rolfe – Geology and landscape of Cambridgeshire: an introduction
- Apr 4 TBC
- Apr 11 TBC
- Apr 18 no meeting
- Apr 25 Jonathan Spain – The Haslingfield shrine
- May 2 TBC
- May 9 Gordon Philips – Enid Porter and Cambridgeshire folklore: a project
The full programme, with contact details for Mike Petty, the organiser of these lectures, can be downloaded here (Word, .2 MB) : Fenland History on Friday 2014 spring programme revised