New Publication: The Homefront

WW1 Histon and Impington

Recollections of life for Histon and Impington Residents during the Great war 1914 – 1918

By Eleanor Whitehead £9.99



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Proctors, Bulldogs and Constables and Councillors

Next Meeting:

Tuesday October 30th  7.30pm 

Proctors, Bulldogs and Constables and Councillors


Tamsin Wimhurst

Brackenbury Room, Impington Village College  

Members free   Non-members £3


Contact:Wendy Doyle, email:


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SPONSOR A POPPY – for £2 (or more!)

At Histon Library, Daisy Chain and Lighthouse Toys

Sponsorship is in aid of the ‘Royal Anglian Regiment Benevolent Fund’ and the veteran charity ‘Combat Stress’.

392 Poppies have been made by a local WI workshop. Each flower represents a Histon or Impington resident who served during World War One. They will be displayed on Memorial Green as part of the centennial remembrance commemorations during November 2018 marking the end of the War.

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World War One Voices of Histon & Impington

A video storytelling of the remarkable experiences of local people involved in World War One, based on actual recordings and letter readings.


Don’t miss the unique screenings on: Friday 9th and Saturday 10th November 2018 at 7.30 pm at St Andrew’s Centre, Histon

Tickets £4

from Histon Library,

St Andrew’s Centre Church Office,

Station Stores, Royal British Legion

or Joyce Horkley 01223 232744

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First meeting Autumn term!

Tuesday September 25th  7.30pm

Transport in Cambridge since 1900

Tony Kirby

Brackenbury Room, Impington Village College

Members free   Non-members £3


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Autum programme 2018

Histon and Impington Village Society Programme

Autumn 2018


Tuesday September 25th: Tony Kirby. Transport in Cambridge since 1900


Tuesday October 30th: Tamsin Wimhurst. Bulldogs, Proctors, Constables and Councillors


Tuesday  November 27th: Mike Hurst. Old Time Christmas traditions: with particular reference to the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s


Thursday December 6th: Members’ Christmas Lunch

All meetings as usual in the Brackenbury Room at Impington Village College at 7.30pm.



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Next meeting!

On Tuesday 24th April, Pam Halls, Curator, will be speaking on Cambridge Museum of Technology: past, present and future.

All welcome. Visitors £3.

Venue: Brackenbury Room, Impington Village College, 7.30pm

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