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The St Edmundsbury Sailing and Canoeing Association's 2020 season starts at Lackford Lake, 5 miles NW of Bury St Edmunds. Dinghy racing commences at 10.30 am, with 3 races scheduled. Social sailing and kayaking also take place throughout the day, with safety boat cover. Club dinghies and kayaks are available for hire to members. SESCA is one of the nearest sailing club’s to Cambridge and the only sailing club in West Suffolk, SW Norfolk and Brecklands . It is a…Find out more »
The Endellion String Quartet is performing its 41st and final season. It has been ‘Quartet in Residence’ for 27 years at the University of Cambridge. Between 29 January and 20 May 2020 the Quartet will be continuing its Beethoven Cycle with four concerts – details below: Wednesday, 22 April 2020 - String Quartet in F Op.18 No.1/ String Quartet in C Op.59 No.3 (‘Razumovsky’)/ String Quartet in C sharp minor Op.131. Wednesday 20 May 2020 - String Quartet in D…Find out more »
You're invited on a journey into the darker side of motherly love . . . Motherhood in fiction is often portrayed as tender, blissful perfection but, as every mother knows, there are darker sides too - loss, despair, fear, exhaustion, confusion. Join leading suspense authors Sarah Vaughan and Lucy Atkins at Heffers as they discuss why they are drawn to the complicated reality of motherhood, and why this intensity and dysfunction is rich material for any writer. Sarah Vaughan is…Find out more »
Healing on the Spiritual Path - The Key to Tomorrow’s Health “There is no incurable!” A path to health for body and soul. Given the current world events and social-distancing recommendations, this international series of lectures that were planned for Northern Ireland, Scotland and England are now moving to online. You are invited thius virtual lecture (via Zoom) to be held as follows: Thursday, 23 April 2020, 7.00 pm - 8.30 pm. The lecture will be repeated on Saturday, 25th…Find out more »
Great Chesterford Jewellery Fair takes place on Saturday 25th April, 2020 at The Chesterfords Community Centre, Newmarket Road, Great Chesterford, Saffron Walden Essex CB10 1NS Supporting local talented artisan jewellery makers and giving them the opportunity to showcase and sell their hand crafted jewellery to the general public. From beads to pearls, sterling silver and gold, plus antique and vintage jewellery. All proceeds from the café to be split between Arthur Rank Hospice and EACH. Admission fee - £2.00. For…Find out more »
Cambridge Conservation Initiative’s incredibly popular Earth Optimism event is back for 2020, with a great host of speakers and businesses ready to inspire with messages of positivity. On Saturday 25th April, CCI will open its doors and invite you to celebrate success stories straight from the field. There will be a variety of speakers including Sir David Attenborough, Steve Backshall, model Lily Cole and Mya-Rose Craig (aka BirdGirl), alongside leading conservationists working from the Pennines to the rainforest of Sierra…Find out more »
Mental Health Awareness Week - 18-24 May At a time when many of us are experiencing heightened feelings and emotional challenges we look to some of the recordings that focus on kindness, health and wellbeing. Richard Layard offers us his theory on happiness, that the best kind of society is surely one where the people are as happy as possible. How government and social policy should focus on creating conditions that make people as happy as possible, especially the least…Find out more »
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