Welcome to Huntingdon

The birth place of Oliver Cromwell

Huntingdon is an important bridge-head where the A1, the Great North Road, crosses the River Great Ouse near to Hinchingbrooke House once home to both the Cromwell's and then the Montagu's, The Earls of Sandwich, where in 1660 Samuel Pepys was secretary to Edward Montagu, so Huntingdon was no stranger to politics when John Major became the youngest Prime Minister of the 20th Century.

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Huntingdon is one of the five principal towns in the District of Huntingdonshire, the others being St Ives, St Neots (the largest town in the County of Cambridgeshire), Ramsey site of the former Abbey and the Roman town of Godmanchester located just across the River Great Ouse from Huntingdon. We are also constructing Huntingdonshire Parish website for the village of Brampton.

 

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Rotary Club of St Ives

Updated the information relating to the Rotary Club of St Ives and added their Facebook page

News Date: 04/11/2019 11:17

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Forthcoming Events in or around Huntingdon

Here are the next five events in the Huntingdonshire Event Diary, the local ones are coloured GOLD and clicking the title will open links to event detail on this website whilst following the "Out of Town' events will open in a new window on their own website. Click 'Show Summary' for exactly what it says, without going anywhere!

If you are organising an event anywhere if Huntingdonshire then follow this link for information on how to add a new event and advertise your event on over 50 websites

An 'Out of Town' event in St Ives

From 08:30 until 14:00 on Saturday 16/11/2019 at The Pavement

An 'Out of Town' event in St Neots

From 19:30 until 22:00 on Saturday 16/11/2019 at Church of St Mary the Virgin (St Neots)

An 'Out of Town' event in Ramsey

From 11:00 until 15:00 on Sunday 17/11/2019 at Ramsey Rural Museum

A Local Event in Huntingdon

From 12:00 until 19:30 on Friday 22/11/2019 at Huntingdon Market Place

A Local Event in Huntingdon

From 14:00 until 19:30 on Friday 22/11/2019 at All Saints Church (Huntingdon)

More forthcoming events in Huntingdon

This site is listed in the British Towns and Villages Encyclopaedia of Great Britain and we can be found in the entry for Huntingdon