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Event: Mill Road Winter Fair

Saturday, 2 December, 2017, 11:00 am3:30 pm


We have plenty for you to do this year.

Mill Road historical picture jigsaw puzzles (children and adult varieties) to play with (not for sale I’m afraid).

Old photo quiz – what is there now? (small prize for getting them all correct)

Design a key ring

Collection of old photos and maps to browse

Building Reports from the Mill Road History Project, including some new reports

We are also running a programme of short talks throughout the day. The timetable, which we will try hard to keep to, is as follows:

12:00pm – Allan Brigham on Mill Road conservation issues.
12:30pm – A short film from Headway about their work.
1:00pm – A duologue by Kay Blayney and Mary Naylor about the Earl of Beaconsfield.
2:00pm – Shelley Lockwood on the restoration at the David Parr House.
2:30pm – Ian Bent on the Howes family, 170 years of a family business.

In between talks we will be showing some old Cambridge films from the East Anglian Film Archive.

As well as all that we will have information and people from the following organisations for you to chat to:

David Parr House
Friends of Mill Road Cemetery

And of course tea and coffee will be available all day.



Saturday, 2 December, 2017
11:00 am–3:30 pm
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St Barnabas Centre
Old School Hall, St. Barnabas Church, Mill Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 2BD United Kingdom
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