Our Community Events


ST AUGUSTINE’S CHURCH
RICHMOND, OXFORD AND WINDSOR ROADS RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATIONS PRESENTS:

 Forthcoming Local Events

All events below are held at St Augustine’s Church Hall in Richmond Road and are open to all. Entry is normally free, although a small charge or retiring collection may be held where fees are requested by speakers or performers. A complimentary glass of wine or fruit juice and nibbles are served at most events.

The programme is supported by Richmond, Oxford and Windsor Roads’ Residents’ Associations, and put together by St Augustine’s Church.

FRIDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 6-7 PM    THE EMPTY COMMON COMMUNITY GARDEN PROJECT.              

The Empty Common Community Project is a green oasis in Cambridge growing vegetable, fruit and flowers for people of all ages and abilities. Simone Castello, who is runs the blog and mailing list, will share the life of the garden in the four seasons. For garden and allotment lovers everywhere!

FRIDAY 5 OCTOBER 6-7:30 PM   THE DANCE OF LIGHT.

"Nature does not need us, but we need nature". This film, presented by Rhea Quien, draws the viewer into an unusual world where moving light images blend with evocative sounds from the natural world - an interactive journey of imagination with the artist. See http://www.rq-lightart.com . A retiring collection will be taken for the Wildlife Trust.

SATURDAY 13 OCTOBER 7-10:30    QUIZ NIGHT.

Hosted by Richmond Road Resident's Association, this popular annual quiz is open to teams from the local area who compete across a range of subjects for the magnificent Challenge Cup awarded to the winner on the night. Teams of 6 pay £12 pp to take part and the price includes a buffet meal and drinks. Book a place now (01223 364929).

SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER 7:30-9PM   COMMUNITY WINE TASTING.

Our local Joint Roads Committee hosts this evening where all are welcome to come and taste a selection of fine wines selected by Cambridge Wine Merchants. Further details will be circulated later in September.

SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER 6-7PM     CHORAL CONCERT.

Come and enjoy a choral concert of Baroque music by Monteverdi, Purcell and Pergolesi with the St Augustine's Singers conducted by Philip Mead, with Colin Hazel, keyboard and Micheal George, cello continuo.

FRIDAY 16 NOVEMBER 6-7PM   NEW HORIZONS FOR PIANO.

Enjoy a musical lecture by Colin Hazel about keyboard repertoire by woman composers from the late 16th century to the early 20th century, drawing on their major works and piano teaching material whose significance and practical utility are now being realised.

FRIDAY 7 DECEMBER 6-7PM   BELL RINGING FOR ALL?

Art or science? Sacred or secular? A dying tradition or a modern sport? Find out the historic background to change ringing and how it is flourishing today. With an opportunity for audience participation on hand bells. Presented by Barbara Le Gallez.

SATURDAY 8 DECEMBER 6-7PM  AN INTERNATIONAL CHORAL CHRISTMAS.

Choral music from around the world with St Augustine's Singers conducted by Philip Mead with Colin Hazel - keyboard- and handbell ringers.

SUNDAY 9 DECEMBER 2-4PM  A CHRISTMAS JAZZ PIANO CONCERT.

Take a glass of mulled wine and a bite to eat, and listen to an hour of jazz piano arrangements of traditional Christmas carols. With Colin Hazel on the Piano.

FRIDAY 14 DECEMBER 6-7PM  POEMS FOR THE SEASON.

Dr Rowan Williams, Master of Magdalene College and former Archbishop of Canterbury, will read a selection of his own very distinctive poems.

FRIDAY 21 DECEMBER 6-7PM  HERE WE COME A CAROLING.

Philip Mead will give an illustrated talk on the extraordinary and varied history of some well-known Christmas carols.

SATURDAY 22 DECEMBER 4-5:30PM    COMMUNITY CAROL SERVICE.

Come and enjoy the real thing- a local Community Carol Service, with traditional lessons and carols followed by mulled wine and mince pies, and much more!

TUESDAY 1 JANUARY 10AM-12PM   INTERNATIONAL CAFE.

Enjoy the successor to the highly successful Viennese Coffee House of recent years, with a new formula of delicious coffee, teas, snacks and music from home and away.

FRIDAY 11 JANUARY 6-7PM  RIDGE TO RIDGE: ISLAND TO ISLAND.

Hear first hand from Andrew Laurie, independent consultant on diversity conservation, about the exciting conservation work being undertaken in the Cook Islands of the Pacific Ocean, including the creation of the world's largest marine park, and the challenges facing the project from development and climate change.


And why not enjoy a coffee and cake at Cafe@99. Open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:30-12pm at St Augustine's - run by and for the local community.

... and don't forget on the 1st SUNDAY of each month. Come and share a COMMUNITY LUNCH starting at 1pm: two course with wine and fruit juice for only £4:50 per head.



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