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September 2017

Mill Road Celebrates India

Saturday, 9 September, 2017, 10:30 am5:00 pm
Cambridgeshire Deaf Association, 8 Romsey Terrace
Cambridge, Cambs CB1 3NH United Kingdom
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Free

Mill Road History Society and partners invite you to a free drop in event to mark the 70th anniversary of Indian Independence as the Deaf Centre (off Mill Road, behind Cutlacks). This event is part of Open Cambridge 2017. The Deaf Centre, which is fully accessible, has a main and a small hall. This programme gives you estimated timings for events in each. Feel free to move between the two in a way that does not disturb performers. In the…

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December 2017

Event: Mill Road Winter Fair

Saturday, 2 December, 2017, 11:00 am3:30 pm
St Barnabas Centre, Old School Hall, St. Barnabas Church, Mill Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 2BD United Kingdom
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Free

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…

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September 2018

Open Cambridge: Picturing Mill Road

Saturday, 15 September, 2018, 2:00 pm5:00 pm
St Barnabas Centre, Old School Hall, St. Barnabas Church, Mill Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 2BD United Kingdom
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Mill Road has always inspired artists and photographers. Artists, including Sam Motherwell, Naomi Davies, Ian Rawlinson and Daisy Zoll will show and discuss their work, and our collection of historic photographs will be on display. Cambridge Urban Sketchers will be out and about during the afternoon and will show their work. If you have a picture or photograph of Mill Road do bring it in. We will also have innovative soundscape towers from Dovetailed available to play with. The timetable of talks…

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December 2018

Event: Mill Road Winter Fair

Saturday, 1 December, 2018, 11:00 am3:30 pm
St Barnabas Centre, Old School Hall, St. Barnabas Church, Mill Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 2BD United Kingdom
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Free

We will be in the St Barnabas Centre throughout the fair (behind St Barnabas Church, entrance on St Barnabas Road). We have talks, an exhibition of old photographs and maps, activities for children (and adults) and refreshments. There will be representatives from David Parr House, the Friends of Mill Road Cemetery and Headway. We are running a programme of short talks during the fair again this year. Our provisional timetable is as follows, although we may have to make changes on…

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Event: A Christmas Victorian Parlour Evening

Tuesday, 11 December, 2018, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
The Bath House, The Bath House, Gwydir Street
Cambridge, Cambs United Kingdom
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£5

Mill Road History Society’s annual festive get together with music, songs and stories, featuring musicians from the Cambridge Folk Club, and other entertainers. Booking is essential, please email millroadhistory@gmail.com to reserve your place. There is a suggested donation of £5 per person, payable on the door. The event takes place at the Bath House on Gwydir Street, doors open at 7pm for a 7:30pm start.    

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April 2019

Event: Louise Jordan – The Hard Way

Tuesday, 9 April, 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
St Barnabas Centre, Old School Hall, St. Barnabas Church, Mill Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 2BD United Kingdom
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£8 – £10

A one-woman performance of live music and theatre by acclaimed singer and songwriter Louise Jordan, charting the rise of working-class suffragette Hannah Mitchell from a remote hilltop farm in the Derbyshire moorlands to Manchester city magistrate.

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June 2019

Music: Na-Mara – The Story of the Basque Children

Tuesday, 18 June, 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
St Barnabas Centre, Old School Hall, St. Barnabas Church, Mill Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 2BD United Kingdom
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£8 – £10

In May 1937, a month after the bombing of Guernica, 4,000 young children were evacuated from Bilbao to Southampton aboard the SS Habana. Through words and music, Rob Garcia (the son of a niño) and Paul McNamara will tell their story

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July 2019

Who lived in your house or shop 100 years ago?

Sunday, 21 July, 2019, 11:00 am4:00 pm
Cantab Millennium, 95 Mill Road
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Drop in, to look up who lived in your property 100 or more years ago

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December 2019

Mill Road History at Mill Road Winter Fair

Saturday, 7 December, 2019, 11:00 am3:30 pm
St Barnabas Centre, Old School Hall, St. Barnabas Church, Mill Road
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB1 2BD United Kingdom
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Join Mill Road History and special guests in the St Barnabas Centre (behind the church, near the food vans) for the Mill Road Winter Fair. We have a programme of short talks between 12 and 3:30pm as well as: - exhibition of old photographs and maps- children's activities, historical jigsaws- refreshments- books and postcards for sale We will be bringing our collection of street directories and maps, why not try a little research on who lived in your house in…

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A Christmas Victorian Parlour Evening

Tuesday, 10 December, 2019, 7:30 pm10:00 pm
The Bath House, The Bath House, Gwydir Street
Cambridge, Cambs United Kingdom
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£5.80

An evening of music, songs and stories featuring musicians from the Cambridge Folk Club and other entertainers. Advance booking essential, please book tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mrhs-victorian-parlour-evening-tickets-78002980013

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