The speaker is Mike Petty, Cambridge Researcher, Lecturer and Historian. Mike is an authority on Cambridge and the fenland, and has written numerous books on Cambridgeshire and the Fens including ‘Vanishing Cambridgeshire’, ‘Memory Lane Ely and the Fens’ and histories of Stretham and other villages. He is a regular contributor to radio and television programmes.
This is one of a series of free lectures hosted by the Friends of St. Giles' Church, given every second Thursday of the Month at 11am in St Giles' Church. Refreshments are served from 10.30 am. Full details of each lecture are normally given three weeks in advance.
Further talks in 2017:
8th June - Geoff Dumbreck, "On the Edge of Europe: a Journey to the Faroes".
13th July - Max Kramer, "The other Ezekiel: a Greek tragedy".
No talk in August
14th September - Will Tupman, tba
12th October - Sarah Bendall, "The History of Emmanuel College; 1584 to 2017".
9th November - Peter Jackson, tba
14th December - Rev'd Dr. Lynne Broughton - "The Seven Deadly Sins (and a few Lively Virtues)".