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  • Events:
    Ancestry Taster Session - Ramsey Library
    Where:
    Ramsey Library, 25, Great Whyte, Ramsey, PE26 1HG
    When:
    22 June 2018 , 11.00 - 12.30
    Price:
    Free - please book a place at the library
    Description:
    Join Mary Knowles for a simple, hands-on introduction to using the Ancestry website and how to get the best from it. Basic computer skills required. Free session (donations welcome) but places are limited so please book early at Ramsey Library.
  • Events:
    Engage in the Afternoon: Ghost Hunting - St Ives Library
    Where:
    St Ives Library, 4 Library Row, Station Road, St Ives, PE27 5BW
    When:
    11 September 2018 , 14:00-15:30
    Price:
    FREE - PLEASE COLLECT A TICKET FROM THE LIBRARY OR CALL TO RESERVE A PLACE
    Description:
    Experienced paranormal investigator Mark Egerton will talk about his book 'A Haunted History of Huntingdonshire', which contains ghosts, myths and legends as well as some quirky local history.
  • Events:
    A Brief Account of Fenland by Bill Smith - Wisbech Library
    Where:
    Wisbech Library, 5, Ely Place, Wisbech, PE13 1EU
    When:
    16 July 2018 , 2.30 - 4.30pm
    Price:
    £3.00
    Description:
    An EnGage Xtra event at the library. A Local Studies talk. Tickets available now from the library help-desk.
  • Activity:
    Sawtry History Society - Sawtry Library
    Where:
    Sawtry Library, Fen Lane, Sawtry, Huntingdon, PE28 5TQ
    When:
    Ongoing regular activity. On Saturday. 10:00-12:00.
    Price:
    Free
    Description:
    Come along and view the local Archives within Sawtry Library. Members of the History Society will be on hand every Saturday morning between 10am and midday to answer any questions.
  • Activity:
    Family History Drop In - Cambourne Library
    Where:
    Cambourne Library, Cambourne Library, Sackville Way, Great Cambourne, Cambridge, CB23 6HL
    When:
    Ongoing regular activity. Third week of the month. On Monday. 13.30 - 15.30.
    Price:
    Free
    Description:
    Caroline Norton from the Cambridgeshire Family History Association provides help with researching your family history. Bi-monthly on the 3rd Monday from 1.30-3.30pm Dates for 2018 19th February 16th April 18th June 20th August 15th October.
  • Activity:
    Family History Research - Bar Hill Library
    Where:
    Bar Hill Library, Gladeside, Bar Hill, Cambridge, CB23 8DY
    Finish Date:
    19 November 2018 , 10:00-16:00
    Price:
    Free
    Description:
    Caroline Norton from Cambridgeshire Family History Society will be attending Bar Hill Library to help with family history research on the following Mondays in 2018, 15th January, 19th March, 21st May, 16th July, 17th September and 19th November.
  • Events:
    Engage in the Afternoon at March Library - March Library
    Where:
    March Library & Learning Centre, City Road, March, PE15 9LT
    When:
    25 June 2018 , 2pm - 3.30pm
    Price:
    FREE
    Description:
    Sue Beer will be taking us on a 'virtual pub crawl' around March using her wonderful collection of photographs of Historical Pubs of March. Sue's events are always popular and we look forward to welcoming her back again! Free entry and refreshments are provided Refreshments provided...
  • Events:
    Author Talk. Hilary Custance Green - Fulbourn Library
    Where:
    Fulbourn Library, The Swifts, Haggis Gap, Fulbourn, Cambridge, CB21 5HD
    When:
    27 June 2018 , 19.30 to 27 June 2018
    Price:
    Free. Donations to support Fulbourn Library welcomed.
    Description:
    Hilary Custance Green has written 3 novels, is a linguist and a sculptor and has a PhD in Psychology.  'Surviving the Death Railway:' a POW’s Memoirs and Letters from Home, was published by Pen & Sword in June 2016. She has hundreds of letters written during WWII between a young couple and ...
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    Engage in the Afternoon - Nursing in the First World War - Buckden Library
    Where:
    Buckden Library, Buckden Village Hall, Burberry Road, Buckden, Cambs, PE19 5UY
    When:
    20 June 2018 , 2.00 - 3.30
    Price:
    Free
    Description:
    Join Barry Jobling, chair of Buckden Local History Society and military historian for an interesting and informative look at nursing during the First World War. Follow a soldier's journey from No Man's Land to hospital in Blighty. Original photographs and artefacts will be on show. This is a fre...
  • Activity:
    Family History Group - Papworth Library
    Where:
    Papworth Library, Lower Pendrill Court, Papworth Everard, Cambs, CB23 3UY
    Price:
    Free
    Description:
    Group researching their own family's history, sharing tips and discussing discoveries of interest
  • Activity:
    Soham Museum Coffee morning - Soham Library
    Where:
    Soham Library, Clay Street, Soham, Ely, CB7 5HJ
    When:
    Ongoing regular activity. First week of the month. On Saturday. 10:00-12:00.
    Price:
    Free
    Description:
    Sharing our interest in the history of Soham. Please drop in for a coffee and a chat.
  • Events:
    Keeping Safe - a talk by Cambridgeshire Police on how to deal with cold callers and keeping safe - Whittlesey Library & Community Hub
    Where:
    Whittlesey Library & Learning Centre, 31-35, Market Street, Whittlesey, PE7 1BA
    When:
    18 June 2018 , 10.30 - 11.45am
    Price:
    Free but donations welcome
    Description:
    Our monthly Engage in the Morning event.
  • Activity:
    Family History Surgery - March Library
    Where:
    March Library, City Road, March, PE15 9LT
    When:
    Ongoing regular activity. On Tuesday. 10am - 4pm.
    Price:
    Free
    Description:
    Representatives from Cambridgeshire Family History Society hold a regular surgery in our genealogy room here at March Library. They can help with, and give advice on, researching your family tree.
  • Activity:
    Huntingdonshire Family History Society - Huntingdonshire Family History Society
    Where:
    Huntingdon & Peterborough WI HQ, 6a, Walden Road, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 3AZ
    When:
    Ongoing regular activity. Third week of the month. On Wednesday. 19:30.
    Description:
    Monthly meetings are held at WI Headquarters, Waldon Road (on the Huntingdon Ring Road, opposite the library), at 7.30pm. September - July
  • Events:
    History Fayre - Huntingdon Library, Archives and Learning Centre
    Where:
    Huntingdon Library, Archives and Learning Centre, Princes Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3PA
    When:
    30 June 2018 , 10.30am - 1pm
    Price:
    Free
    Description:
    Meet local history groups and organisations from across Huntingdonshire and beyond. With stands and displays highlighting the wealth of fascinating history and archaeology Cambridgeshire has to offer. This event is part of Huntingdonshire History Festival 2018.
  • Events:
    Behind the Scenes at Huntingdonshire Archives - Huntingdon Library, Archives and Learning Centre
    Where:
    Huntingdon Library, Archives and Learning Centre, Princes Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3PA
    When:
    30 June 2018 , 10.30am - 12.30pm
    Price:
    Free event. No booking required.
    Description:
    A rare chance to see inside the Archives strongroom and to view a selection of original historical records relating to Huntingdon. This event is part of Huntingdonshire History Festival 2018.

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