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March 2020

Talk: Town vs. gown – Social divides in Cambridgeshire antiquarian life

Tuesday, 10 March, 7:30 pm9:00 pm
Ross Street Community Centre, Ross Street Community Centre, Ross Street
Cambridge, CB1 3UZ United Kingdom
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Mariel Rodriguez explores how the 1830s national revival of interest in antiquarianism and archaeology was initially dominated by the University in Cambridge, until residents like Frederick Leach and C. H. Evelyn White created their own advocacy spaces. By the 20th century the non-university antiquarian society was at the forefront of national preservation debates.

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May 2020

AGM and VE Day ‘Bring an object, tell a story’

Tuesday, 12 May, 7:30 pm9:00 pm
Ross Street Community Centre, Ross Street Community Centre, Ross Street
Cambridge, CB1 3UZ United Kingdom
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The society's Annual General Meeting plus a special event to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day To mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, our AGM will take a different format this year. Instead of a formal talk, we'll be hosting a 'bring an object, tell a story' event. If you have any Second World War objects with an interesting five minute story attached, please get in touch. We'll also save time for extra stories on the night. A…

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June 2020

Talk: Stories from the Cemetery

Tuesday, 9 June, 7:30 pm9:00 pm
Ross Street Community Centre, Ross Street Community Centre, Ross Street
Cambridge, CB1 3UZ United Kingdom
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Claire Martinsen, member of the Friends of Mill Road Cemetery has a passion for local history and researching the stories within Mill Road Cemetery. She has researched and uploaded more than 250 stories on to the website www.millroadcemetery.org.uk and will share her favourite local stories with us in this talk

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