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Ross Street Community Centre

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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom
01223

Upcoming Events

October 2018
Free

Festival of Ideas: Radical Mill Road

Tuesday October 9 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

How did late 19th/early 20th century radical demands for social justice impact on Cambridge and Mill Road? Dr Deborah Thom introduces this theme with an overview of contemporary campaigns for social change; Mary Burgess will explore Women’s Suffrage in Cambridge and Mill Road; and Antony Carpen will tell us more about Cambridge women who brought about change: Florence Keynes, Eglantine Jebb and Clara Rackham. The Vote100 exhibition from the Cambridgeshire Collection will be on display. The event is at Ross…

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November 2018
£3.00

Mill Road History Society Talk – The Outbreak of Peace, 1918-1919

Tuesday November 13 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

On 11 November 1918, at 11.00 am, guns stopped firing and peace broke out. Bells were rung, Cambridge rioted, and the war was over. But men did not return instantly; fighting continued in Russia, the Armistice was not, technically, a peace treaty, and many men would never return. Jo Costin will describe the end of the war and its immediate aftermath in Cambridge. The event takes place at Ross Street Community Centre. Doors open at 7.00 pm with the talk…

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