Events in Huntingdon

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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What's HOT in the District?

The box below displays a random selection from the great deals, special offers and/or SALE items that are available from the site members but you may follow this link to view all the current what's HOT in the district.

What's HOT at Solanki Optometrist (Huntingdon)

Huntingdon i-voucher 10% OFF, on sale at Solanki Optometrist (Huntingdon) in St Ives, Cambridgeshire

 

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Huntingdon i-voucher 10% OFF

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Terms and conditions.

One voucher per person per transaction.
Not valid with any other offer or discounted product.
Not valid when produced alongside an NHS spectacle voucher.
Can not be used with frames found in the St Ives branch.
 

 

Follow this link for more information about this offer and Solanki Optometrist (Huntingdon)

 

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Latest Local News

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Ramsey Rural Museum

We welcome Ramsey Rural Museum as new members of the Huntingdonshire websites. We look forward to working with Clive and his team to add further information about the Ramsey Rural Museum over the coming weeks.

The museum will be participating, along with numerous other locations, in the Ramsey Heritage Open Day on 14th September. Please follow the links for more information

News Date: 27/08/2014 10:55

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Change of October Demonstration

Unfortunately Frank Boddy will not be able to attend to give a cooking demonstration at our meeting in October as planned, but we hope to be able to substitute with something similar.
Check out our facebook page for details.

News Date: 26/08/2014 19:12

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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 Holywell-cum-Needingworth

From 17:00 until 19:30 on Wednesday 03/09/2014 at Ouse Fen Nature Reserve (West)

An 'Out of Town' event in March

From 19:00 until 21:00 on Wednesday 03/09/2014 at March Library

An 'Out of Town' event in St Ives

From 19:30 until 22:30 on Friday 05/09/2014 at Corn Exchange

An 'Out of Town' event in Pidley

From 10:00 until 12:30 on Saturday 06/09/2014 at Lakeside Lodge Golf Course

An 'Out of Town' event in Little Paxton

From 14:00 until 17:00 on Sunday 07/09/2014 at Model Railway Exhibition Location

More forthcoming events in Huntingdon

THINK HUNTINGDON AND BEYOND!

This website is one of a group of over 50 linked community websites that cover the towns, villages and larger parishes of Huntingdonshire. They are all joined together and share information such as county and district wide services, organisations, events and all the things that are available from website members in neighbouring communities.

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If you have run a business or local organisation in Huntingdon then follow the link below to see what membership can do to spread the message of your services, products, news and events across the district.

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