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6th November 2023

    17 NOVEMBER 2023 - 11 FEBRUARY 2024 | FREE ADMISSION   Artist talk: Saturday 18 September, 11am, all welcome (no need to book)          'What I’m really interested in is those unconsidered and unnoticed places that people...

Wymondham College

5th September 2023

Wymondham College is nestled on 83-acres surrounded by stunning Norfolk countryside, an idyllic backdrop to live and learn, and close to the historic city of Norwich. Positioned in the East of England, it is well connected with air, rail, and road access. Graded Outstanding by Ofsted, its academic...

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Why we are all Bourn to Run

18th May 2023

    Helping to organise an important annual fundraiser for her children’s primary school has never been more rewarding, describes Chloe Brown.   Moving out of the city and into the rurality of Bourn, has been full of advantages, but what I did not expect was the all-encompassing...

The Joy of Open-Air Theatre

26th April 2023

    Why is Open Air Family Theatre so popular!  We've been doing it for years! We know why!   Cambridge Touring Productions have been running Fun Family Theatre in the open Air for 23 years.  Started by Rosie Humphreys after a successful...

Peterborough schools serving award-winning lunches

20th April 2023

  Thomas Deacon Education Trust receives national recognition for plant-powered menus       Five schools in Peterborough have won national awards for their healthy and sustainable menus. The schools are the first in the country to secure Silver in The ProVeg School Plates...

Brand New Mini Golf!

10th March 2023

Get ready to tee up. We are unveiling our brand new minigolf course near our visitors centre at Marlow Park, Grafham Water, PE28 0BH.   The course has a water and conservation theme and will be opening in April 2023.   You will have the chance to play a round of mini golf whilst...

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Wymondham College and Prep School open morning to see the whole campus on Saturday, 25th February,

2nd February 2023

  Wymondham College and Prep School websites and online virtual tours give a flavour for the school communities, but it is no substitute for visiting them. The Main School provides boarding from Year 7 and the Prep School boarding from Year 5. The College and Prep School will both be welcoming...


8th December 2022

£1 gifted to a food bank with every purchase of new children’s book  4 million children live in homes without adequate access to food Kobe Ketchup and the Food Bank Adventure is a new children’s book – available now.   It’s the uplifting story of a little...


27th September 2022

Storytelling & puppetry by Andy Lawrence Sunday 11 December | 12:00pm Doors 11:30am | Performance 12:00pm, ends c. 1:00pm, no interval Age 4+   Tangles? Split Ends? Frizzy? Flyaway? It’s bad enough having a bad hair day, but pity poor Rapunzel who spends her life...

Jazz at Stapleford Granary this Autumn

25th August 2022

Kate Romano, CEO said:   ‘There’s something very special about returning to the Granary’s concert hall as the nights draw in. Perhaps it's the warmth of the soft yellow brick walls and the woody smell of Douglas fir combined with the thrill of live music-making - an unbeatable...

Sue Ryder Starlight Hike Peterborough

1st August 2022

Sign up now for Sue Ryder Starlight Hike Peterborough   Sign up to Sue Ryder Starlight Hike Peterborough and walk 5k under the stars to celebrate the memory of your loved one this October. Get together with family and friends to remember someone special, raise funds and help Sue Ryder create...

Looking for some action on your next family day out? 

22nd July 2022

Head out to Rumble - Live Action Gaming in the stunning Grafham Water and prepare for an epic laser tag battle amid acres of woodlands. It’s the perfect activity to get the kids to step away from their consoles and enjoy family fun again. Once your team of Rumble Rangers is assembled and kitted...

Artist Kid Carpet and primary school children across the UK to co-create work about failure

11th July 2022

Kid Carpet has been working with children in local schools to co-create Epic Fail, a new theatre show inspired by engineering and failure   Co-creation workshops will culminate in schools performances   Activity happening in East Cardiff as well as...

Summer Holiday Family Fun Wednesdays at Nene Valley Railway

1st July 2022

This summer we have a fabulous programme of summer fun days throughout the holidays: Wednesday 27th of July you can make clothes peg butterflies and do other brilliant activities before boarding the Bug Express for a ride to Peterborough where you can visit Railworld to follow their Bug Trail before...

How King Pickle plans to help the NHS

30th June 2022

For generations, pupils at Abberley Hall School have gazed up at the imposing Clock Tower in the grounds and wondered what secrets lay behind its walls. But now they need wonder no more - because one of the school’s pupils has written a book about the fantastic characters that live in and around...

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Stapleford Granary Village Day 2022, Sunday 17 July 11am- 4pm FREE ADMISSION

29th June 2022

Stapleford Granary’s much-loved Village Day is back for a second year on 17th July 2022, with live music, arts & crafts, pop-up food & plenty of surprises..   ’Welcoming, generous & inspiring...quite simply, the best day out we've had in ages' Village Day...

Visit South Cambs – Primary Times article

23rd June 2022

If you’re struggling for ideas how to keep your little people entertained during the summer holidays and you live in or near South Cambridgeshire, have no fear – we have the answer! lists hundreds of places to go and things to do across the district. From skating...

Stapleford Granary Events this July

16th June 2022

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Cambridgeshire housebuilder gets kids planting this National Children’s Gardening Week

6th June 2022

To celebrate National Children’s Gardening Week, which is running from Saturday 28th May to Sunday 5th June, housebuilder Allison Homes has donated £100 worth of gardening vouchers and a mixture of seeds to Cambridgeshire primary schools.   Alderman Jacobs School and Wittering...

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The Sneaky Tiger

6th June 2022

We are two Paediatric Nurses, who have written and illustrated a children’s book to inspire little lockdown minds! Whilst nursing in the community, I was devastated to see that children were so locked down their creativity and adventures were dwindling. So I decided to write books that would inspire...

CEMEX launches educational program to raise awareness of the Circular Economy

6th June 2022

A new educational program for UK schoolchildren has been launched by global building materials supplier CEMEX, aiming to help children better understand and contribute more to sustainable development, through the transition to the Circular Economy and by promoting a responsible and sustainable lifestyle. 'A...

Emotional Resiliance

16th May 2022

The last few years have been tough on our children, particularly considering the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. This has been a global trauma and we are only just starting to see the toll it has taken. For example, nursery settings are being asked to focus upon developing speech and literacy as they...

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Local families gather at Chesterton Community College to celebrate launch of kids coding studio

11th May 2022

  On Saturday 7th May, local children and their loved ones gathered at Chesterton Community College to celebrate the launch of a brand-new kids coding studio. Launched by local dad-of-two, Elan Chandrasekaran, Code Ninjas brings children together through a love of coding and gaming. And this...

Magical Courtyard Concerts return to Stapleford Granary in June

9th May 2022

World class folk and jazz outdoor courtyard concerts from Northumbrian pipes champion Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening, big band superstar Matt Ford and global collective Kabantu New exhibition from environmental artist Liz McGowan featuring cloaks, sculptures and earth works Nestled under...

Code Club World

13th April 2022

Code Club World is a free online resource designed for kids to make cool stuff while learning to code. It’s great for beginners to enjoy independently at home.   Kids can: - Create their personal robot avatar - Make music, design a T-shirt, and teach their robot to dance! -...

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