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The history of Chivers jam factory

  The Chivers’ jam factory opened in Histon by 1875. In many ways the family were pioneers, industrially and socially. In 1895 they became Europe’s first large scale commercial canners. In 1902 a visitor reported the factory as a ‘truly … Continue reading

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Programme 2015

HISTON AND IMPINGTON VILLAGE SOCIETY Meetings usually take place at 7.30pm on the last Tuesday of the month, in term time, at Impington Village College, in the Brackenbury Room. Our Spring meeting is at 2.30pm in the afternoon at the … Continue reading

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Programme 2014 / Spring2015

These events too art in 2015, for our current events please see the events page.   Tuesday September 30th. David Oates. Old Histon and Impington Tuesday October 21st. Dave Smith. Fen skating Tuesday November 25th. Tamsin Wimhurst. Cambridge laundries Tuesday … Continue reading

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April meeting

Our next meeting will take place on Tuesday 29th April at 7.30 pm in the Brackenbury Room at Impington Village College. Weather and storm chasing: Chris Bell The Society meets monthly on Tuesdays in term, normally in the Brackenbury Room at Impington … Continue reading

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Programme for Spring/Summer 2014

Meetings are normally held in the Brackenbury Room, Impington Village College on Tuesday from 7:30 – 9:15.  Membership for 2014 is £8.  Non members £3 at the door.  Visitors to the AGM free. Please note 2014 membership subscriptions will be … Continue reading

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