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Stapleford events calendar

Highlights in the Stapleford calendar include:

Unfurl

Library

Unfurl exhibition at Stapleford Granary

Feb 23 onwards 

Unfurl is a group exhibition at Stapleford Granary curated by Contemporary & Country presenting seven artists and makers whose work celebrates the fecundity of flora and fauna in spring.

 

The exhibition includes painting, photography, drawing, collage, ceramics, textile embroidery, hand-blown glass and shell work by significant creative talents based in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Curator talk, Saturday 24 February 11:00am (all welcome, free admission, no need to book)

Library

South Cambs Organic Gardeners hedgehog talk

March 11 7pm a talk by local charity

Cambridge Hedgehogs

 

Hedgehogs are now an endangered species.

Why are they struggling so much?

What can we do to help?

 

Monday 11 March at 7pm

at Cox’s Close Community Room, Stapleford

Entry £2

For more information contact Helen Harwood, tel 840393,

e-mail helen_harwood_uk@yahoo.co.uk

History

The Whipple Museum & the history of science

March 12 7.45pm Stapleford Jubilee Pavilion. Stapleford History Society. £3 non members. A look at the stories behind the Museum's collection of scientific artefacts - a talk by Alison Giles.

sience

Music

Stapleford Choral Society spring concert

March 23  7.30pm

Stapleford Choral Society is delighted to present their Spring Concert on Saturday 23rd March. Featuring Mozart's Coronation Mass, Bach's Lobet Den Herrn, and a performance of Haydn's La Reine by the orchestra of the Academy of Great St Mary's. The concert is at 7.30pm at St Mary's Church, Sawston. Tickets are £10 for adults (under-16s are free), available on the door or in advance from ADC Box Office: online https://www.adcticketing.com/whats-on/concert/spring-concert-coronation-mass/ or phone 01223 300085. 

Music

Magog Singers 2nd 10th anniversary concert

March 26 

Save the date for the second 10th Anniversary concert of The Magog Singers. To mark the centenary of the death of Faure, the Introit and Kyrie will be sung together with Libera Me. In complete contrast, other choices made by the singers from their repertoire of the last 10 years include My House from Matilda the Musical, Bridge Over Troubled Waters by Paul Simon and a John Rutter arrangement of For The Beauty of The Earth. We will be led by our conductor John Clenaghan and accompanied by Brian Watkins.

The concert will start at 3pm in the Jubilee Pavilion, Stapleford Light refreshments will be served with a retiring cash donations in aid of The Trussel Trust.

For information about the choir please contact kathleenforeman047@gmail.com

Quiz

Quiz Night for Nachingwea

April 15 8pm at the Three Horseshoes pub £5 per person entry fee. Book through nicolawest14@gmail.com Raising funds for women's health and food security projects in Tanzania.

Village weekend

Stapleford Village quiz

Friday June 28

Village Quiz & Freshly Cooked Fish and Chips

The Quiz

Kicking off the festivities on Friday night is our highly anticipated Quiz Night, where you can test your knowledge while indulging in delicious fresh fish and chips, cooked on-site, alongside your favourite drinks from the bar. It's the perfect way to start the weekend with some friendly competition and tasty treats.

Timings

Fish & Chips served: 7 - 8.30pm (pre booking is required)

Quiz: 7.30 - 9.30pm (pre booking is required)

Village weekend

Stapleford Village Show

Saturday June 29
Village Show & Live-streamed Glastonbury

The Village Show

Saturday afternoon is all about the Village Show, a highlight of the year that brings together the best of our community. Browse through a variety of local stalls showcasing handmade crafts, artisanal goods, and tempting treats.

Join in on the fun with traditional games and activities for all ages, and savor a mouthwatering selection of food from our fantastic food vans.

Timings

Entries in the marquee: 9 - 10am 

Village Show: 1 - 4 pm 

Book now

 

Glastonbury

 

As the sun sets on Saturday, get ready to experience the magic of Glastonbury with a live stream of the iconic festival. Relax under the stars with delicious pizza from the pizza van and sweet treats from the crepe and waffle van, creating the perfect festival atmosphere right here in Stapleford.

FREE to attend

Timings

Glastonbury: 4 - 11pm 

Bar open: 4 - 11pm

Pizza & crepe/ waffle van: 4 - 8pm

Village weekend

Stapleford Village Show

Sunday 30th June
Village Bike Ride &
Watch a game of cricket on the rec & 
Film evening with popcorn

Village Bike Ride

Sunday kicks off with an fun bike ride with family and friends through the scenic countryside, followed by a bacon bap where you can refuel and socialise with fellow cyclists. 

Timings

Dr Bike: 8.30 - 9am

Bike ride: 9 - 10ampm (pre booking is required)

Fresh Bacon Bap:  10 - 11am  FREE

 

Cricket on the Rec

 

In the afternoon, head to the cricket pitch to watch an exciting game of cricket with a refreshing drink of Pimm's in one hand! 

No Need To Book

Timings

Cricket: 1 - 3pm 

Bar open: 1 - 3pm

Village Film Evening

For the first time ever, please welcome Stapleford's Village film evening!

As the evening approaches, wind down with a cozy film evening in the heart of the village. Snuggle up and enjoy a family-friendly eco movie on the big screen; the bar will be open all evening with popcorn! Rounding off the weekend in true Stapleford style.

Timings

Film: 6.30 - 8.30 pm (pre booking is required)

Bar open: 6.30 - 9pm .

Posted Feb 27 2024

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