March Talk

Tuesday 28th March 7.30pm at Histon Methodist Church

Title: Residents’ Memories of Histon and Impington

The Village Society is pleased to invite you to the second in its series of local memories talks. Following a fabulous talk by Maurice Beeton last Spring, we are delighted host a panel of 4 local guest speakers who will give an insight into their memories of growing up or working in Histon and Impington.

All welcome but booking required via eventbrite

Residents’ Memories of Histon and Impington Tickets, Tue 28 Mar 2023 at 19:15 | Eventbrite

or call 07956 720023.

Members free of charge and £4.00 to non-members

Members’ Coffee Morning

Saturday 25th February 2023 10am -12pm Histon Methodist Church

We are delighted to invite all our members to a society coffee morning on the 24th of February at Histon Methodist Church. It will run from 10am to 12pm. We hope it will be a great opportunity to catch up with friends and meet other members.

Coffee, tea and biscuits will be served free of charge to members.

Coffee, tea and biscuits will be served free of charge to members.

Yes – it’s yet another perk of your bargain £12.00 annual membership

Members of our history group will also be available to chat to anyone who is thinking about a research project.

We would love to have a bumper turn out so do just pop in even if it’s just to say hello. We look forward to seeing you there.

Beneath the Choir Stalls of King’s College, Cambridge:

Beneath the Choir Stalls of King’s College, Cambridge: Alison Dickens, a professional archaeologist for over 30 years and former president of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, will talk about some surprising revelations during this excavation.

If you would like to attend the talk, either at the venue, or via an online Zoom link, tickets are available to book on the Village Society’s Eventbrite page.

FREE to members of the village society or HIAG

Non members £4

A potted history of two historic houses in Histon and their recent renovations  – The Gables and Histon Manor  -by Jo Roach and Katherine Mann

This fabulous talk was absolutely brilliant. Informative, entertaining, great slides, a good level of detail. In case you missed it we will be (hopefully) putting a recording of it on our website as soon as we can. This will be free to members who apply to have access and non members can view for the standard charge of £3. All monies go to supporting the society and to help pay for the hire of the hall.

If you would like to view the recording please apply HERE

If you would like to sign up for membership please apply HERE

Book Launch: Histon – On and Off the Rails

Histon and Impington Village Society (H&IVSoc) is delighted to announce the launch of the society’s latest book: Histon – On and Off the Rails by Geoffrey Smallwood. This is the society’s first new publication since 2018 and is based on many years of research.

Drawing upon the memorabilia and highly entertaining memories of local residents, this beautifully illustrated book provides an in-depth guide to the history of Histon Station and its effect on the people and villages it served. Boasting over 200 photographs, it celebrates bygone times and captures a lost era of the village – a must read for all local residents and train enthusiasts alike.

Available from 25th September 2021. For more information HERE