Special events

St. Giles' Church, Castle St., Cambridge CB3 0AQ

This week we welcome the Choir of Fitzwilliam College Chapel.
The service will be followed by a welcoming Cava reception, with fizz and nibbles.

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 18:00
St. Augustine's Church, Richmond Road, Cambridge, CB4 3PS

An encounter with Andres “Tanguito” Cejas, the world renowned dance maestro from Argentina. Music and dance, attitude and culture, earth and movement, expression …. Andres embodies the authentic tango of the Rio de la Plata estuary. An evening put together by Tangueando.

This is one of the Autumn series of short talks and recitals at St. Augustine's. The full programme can be downloaded here. A small charge or retiring collection may be made where fees are requested by speakers or performers, or where there are unfunded expenses. 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, November 3, 2017 - 18:00
St. Giles' Church gates, Castle St/Chesterton Lane, CB3 0AQ

We will be selling delicious home-baked cakes, biscuits, tray bakes, jams and chutneys at St Giles Gate ( inside if wet ) on the first Saturday of the month. This will be our last Bake Sale this year.
We raise money for four charities. All money taken goes to:
Namuncha Secondary School, Kenya, The Angel Tree Project and Cambridge City Foodbank and Whitworth House.
New bakers always welcome! Come along on a Saturday for a chat.

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 10:30
St. Augustine's Church, Richmond Road, Cambridge, CB4 3PS

All are welcome to share a delicious, freshly cooked Sunday lunch and friendly company. Normally this shared meal takes place on the first Sunday of each month. Please telephone Richard on 01223 364929 or the Parish Office on 01223 315000 if you wish to book a place. Cost of the lunch is £4 per head.

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 13:00
Histon Road Cemetery

Meet in the centre of the cemetery at 10.45 am, to observe the silence at 11.00 am, followed by a short memorial service, led by Revd. Deborah McVey, to remember all who have died, and especially on this day to think of those with memorials in this cemetery who died at war. Those local young men who are buried or commemorated at the cemetery will be named. Crosses will be placed on those graves. After the ceremony you are welcome to join a walk visiting the memorials.

This event has been organised by the Friends of Histon Road Cemetery.

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 11:00
St. Augustine's Church, Richmond Road, Cambridge, CB4 3PS

St Augustine’s Singers, accompanied by Philip Mead on the keyboard, and conducted by Alan Rochford, with give a performance of Faure’s 'Requiem', and Purcell’s 'Man that is born of a Woman', to bring Remembrance Sunday to a fitting end.

This is one of the Autumn series of short talks and recitals at St. Augustine's. The full programme can be downloaded here. A small charge or retiring collection may be made where fees are requested by speakers or performers, or where there are unfunded expenses. 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.

Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 18:00
St. Augustine's Church, Richmond Road, Cambridge, CB4 3PS

Join Alison Sinclair for an insight into wrongdoing in Spain during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Alison was formally Professor of Modern Spanish Literature and Intellectual History here in Cambridge, and hosted an important recent exhibition on this subject at the University Library.

This is one of the Autumn series of short talks and recitals at St. Augustine's. The full programme can be downloaded here. A small charge or retiring collection may be made where fees are requested by speakers or performers, or where there are unfunded expenses. 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, November 17, 2017 - 18:00
Ascension Burial Ground, All Souls Lane (off Huntingdon Road)

This monthly working party meets at the Burial Ground (off Huntingdon Road) to clear graves, working under the guidance of Rod Ailes. Please bring gloves (if you have them) and stout shoes are essential, secateurs, loppers and any garden waste sacks very desirable if you have them. It can also be thirsty work, so do bring a drink as well.
Further working party dates in autumn 2017 are 18th November and 9th December (to be followed by mulled wine and mince pies).

The Friends aim to protect and enhance these remarkable burial grounds for the public benefit as a place of remembrance, spirituality, history and nature. You can read more about the Friends and join here. New members are most welcome.

Repeats every month on the third Saturday 2 times.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00, Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:00
St. Augustine's Church, Richmond Road, Cambridge, CB4 3PS

The New Year Coffee House at St. Augustine's returns, with drinks, cakes and live music reminiscient of Vienna in the early 20th century. Relax after the Christmas break, with good company and beguiling music played by Chihiro Ono (violin), and vocal contributions from the St. Augustine's Singers.

Monday, January 1, 2018 - 10:00