October Events

Friday 4th October Quiz Night from 7:30pm at Cottenham Club. Licensed bar and raffle. Up to 8 people in a team. Includes food. Tickets available from Sunflowers Care Ltd, 197 High Street, Cottenham CB24 8RX 01954 252138. Tickets £10.

Saturday 5th October 1st Elsea Park Scouting Group are hosting a charity Jumble sale, to help raise funds for help the heroes and cancer research.it is from 12.30 till 4pm at Elsea Park Community Centre.

Saturday 5th October Sing for Heroes! in aid of Help for Heroes Voyager Auditorium, Mountsteven Avenue, Peterborough  PE4 6HX Peterborough Male Voice Choir and new recruits the Sing for Heroes! men will raise the roof in an unmissable evening for all the family!   Tickets from £12 available from Peterborough Visitor Information Centre 01733 452336 or online at www.peterboroughmvchoir.org.uk

Saturday 5th October Peterborough Community Gospel Choir (PCGC) annual fundraising concert 7pm Sat 5 Oct 2013 St Mary’s Church, New Rd, Peterborough PE1 1TT. Tickets £8 (£6 concessions); proceeds to Street Pastors and Shine info: 01733 564899 office@peterborough-stmarys.org.uk

Saturday 5th October Baby Items Sale. Fowlmere Playgroup are holding their infamous Thrift Sale of good condition baby, children's and maternity clothes, baby equipment and toys at Fowlmere Village Hall 9.30 until 11.30. Admission £2.

Saturday 5th October We are holding a Charity Soap Box Derby in Duxford this coming Saturday (5th October) from 12.00 noon, starting at The Plough public house and completing a 1.5 mile course around the village in aid of Cancer Research UK. A mention on Heart FM (Camb) would be much appreciated. The more support the better, and the more money raised for a very worthwhile cause! Many thanks. Clive and Helen Bartram

Saturday 5th October Tom Poster Piano Recital 18.45 Emmanuel United Reform Church, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RR. International pianist Tom Poster will perform a selection of works in aid of Cambridge and District Citizens Advice Bureau. Tom studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and then Kings College. www.adcticketing.com/whats-on/concert/tom-poster-piano-recital.aspx

Sunday 6th October Model Railways Day at Cambridge Museum of Technology, Riverside, Cambridge.   Sunday 6th October from 11am to 5pm. Displays of railway layouts, models, meccano and vintage toys plus family activities.  Admission charge applies.

Sunday 6th October Abington 10K and Fun Run. Granta Park, Great Abington, Cambridge 10:30am. Additional info available at Runnersworld.co.uk

Sunday 6th October We at the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign are organising the "Cambridge Town and Gown 10k" a running event for charity that will take place at the Midsummer Common (Cambridge) on the 6th October 2013. www.townandgown10k.com

Wednesday 9th October STOP PRESS! The 'Growing Soft Fruit' at Barnsdale Gardens has had to be moved and will now take place 10.30am-12.30pm.

Saturday 12th October Peppa Pig Comes To Springfields Costa, the UK’s favourite coffee shop chain are set to re-open the doors of its Spalding coffee shop at Springfields Outlet Shopping, following a refurbishment that has seen the store transformed with brand new counters, tills, flooring and furniture. To celebrate the new look Costa, the store will be running a number of promotional in-store activities on Saturday 12th October.  Plus children’s favourite Peppa Pig will be making personal appearances to keep the little ones entertained at regular intervals between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Saturday 12th October Stanground Churches Wedding Fair. St John the Baptist Church, Stanground 10-3pm. Entry: free. Contact: Rebecca.spooner@rocketmail.com Website: http://www.stangroundcofechurches.net/wedding-fair.html

Saturday 12th October Autumn Mini Rock Festival. Melbourn Rock Club @ Eternit Sport & Social Club, Whaddon Road, Meldreth, South Cambridgeshire, SG8 5RL. New Device, Falling Red, Angel Underground, Lovehats. Advance Tickets £7.00 can be booked by ringing 01763 260250 Tickets bought on the night £8.00 Doors open 19.30 first band on stage at 20:30 last band finishes at 23:45.

Friday 18th October Rainbow Playgroup Halloween Disco. Come along to Arbury Community centre. Its starts at 5
and finishes at 7. Tickets are £2 each and avaliable on the door. They will be selling cakes and be offering face painting too. Fancy Dress is encouraged!

Saturday 19th October Fenland Camera Club will be holding their annual photography exhibition between Saturday 19th October 11.00 to 17.00 and Sunday 20th October 10.00 to 16.00 at the Falcon Hotel, London Street, Whittlesey, PE7 1BH.
Drop in and have a look at the work of the Fen's most talented photographers and digital artists. Pick up tips and advice on photography
from our members or why not look to join. Further details can be found at www.fenlandcameraclub.org.uk
Friday 25th October Singles Night Club Caliente, Parnwell Centre, Peterborough PE1 4YL 7.30-late. Dress code smart casual, free parking.
Saturday 26th October Cambridgeshire Family History Society Fair 10.00-16.00 Girton Glebe Primary School, Girton, CB3 0PN Inspired by ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ to look into your family history?  Been researching for a while and come up against a brick wall?  Come along to the Cambridgeshire Family History Society Fair at Girton Glebe Primary School (CB3 0PN) and get some free advice from local family history experts. There will be a free internet research room run by the Society’s volunteers with access to findmypast.co.uk, ancestry.co.uk and britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk as well as the Society’s own transcribed parish records.  A variety of talks will take place throughout the day and traders and exhibitors from neighbouring societies will be on hand to offer specialist advice. Admission to the fair is free, but attendance at talks is priced at £2 per person, per lecture.  Free car parking will be available on site. The Citi 6 bus stops very close to the school and runs every 20 minutes from/to Cambridge city centre.  Tickets will be sold on the day or, to book in advance, please email chairman@cfhs.org.uk For further details please see www.cfhs.org.uk

Monday 28th October Slimming World Class at The Millenium Centre, Dickens St, Peterborough re launches on Monday 28th Oct at 7.30pm. Call new consultant Clair on 07734 85 94 70 emailinfo2clair@yahoo.co.uk www.slimmingworld.com

Wednesday 30th October 10am-4pm At Voyager we are running Thriller in a Dayfor aged 8-13 children to get the chance to take advantage of the great facilities and dance teachers here at The Voyager Academy and learn to dance the iconic routine.
Please contact us on 01733 383873 or oncommunity@thevoyager.co.uk
Wednesday 30th October 10am-2pm we have our Hair-Raising Halloween Hullabaloo, a selection of fun workshops for all the family to come too. Please contact us on 01733 383873 or email atcommunity@thevoyager.co.uk
Thursday 31st October Happy Halloween at Ely Museum 11am - 12.30pm. Come and join in with Fun Halloween crafts and activities and complete the spooky Trail. Tickets £3.00 - places limited so please buy your tickets in advance from Ely Museum.