Museum of Cambridge guided tour - Thursday 12th April 2018

posted 5 Feb 2018, 07:18 by Web Master   [ updated 5 Feb 2018, 07:58 ]

Fully guided tour to include light refreshments and 'feelie' bag. 10.45am for 11am. Further information under Forthcoming Events.

Newcomers Tractor Trailer Tour - Sunday 22nd April, 2pm

posted 24 Jan 2018, 03:17 by Web Master   [ updated 21 Mar 2018, 04:41 ]

New to the village?  Not been on one of our village tours?  Please see under 'Forthcoming' events for further information and how to sign up.

Whittlesford Society AGM - Wednesday 18th April 2018

posted 14 Jan 2018, 04:04 by Web Master   [ updated 4 Feb 2018, 05:40 ]

All welcome to join us for our AGM at William Westley School at 8pm on Wednesday 18th April.  Further details under Forthcoming Events.

Votes for Women - Planting of Commemorative Oak Tree

posted 14 Jan 2018, 04:01 by Web Master   [ updated 10 Mar 2018, 00:52 ]

A huge thank you to all the villagers, William Westley School, the Parish Council, the two churches, the Lawn Trust and all who attended this excellent commemoration. With special thanks to Ashley Arbon.

Professor Peter Spufford

posted 24 Nov 2017, 02:04 by Web Master   [ updated 13 Feb 2018, 07:51 ]

Professor Peter Spufford died peacefully at home on 18th November 2017.  His funeral will take place on Saturday 24th November at 11am at St Mary & St Andrew's Church, Whittlesford.  All are welcome to attend and join the family for refreshments and to share memories at the Guildhall after the service.

Professor Peter Spufford

posted 10 Sep 2017, 02:17 by Web Master   [ updated 14 Nov 2017, 07:52 ]

Prof Peter Spufford has resigned as Chairman after many years of excellent leadership of the Whittlesford Society.  In recognition and appreciation of his dedication and commitment, the Society have elected Peter as a Honorary Vice President with immediate effect. 

IWM Duxford's Future - Inspired by its Past, Wed 24th May, 10-11.30am

posted 26 Apr 2017, 23:29 by Web Master   [ updated 26 Apr 2017, 23:36 ]

As part of the centenary celebrations a special session, presented by Alicia Gurney, Head of Masterplanning and Craig Murray, Curator of IWM Duxford, has been organised for the Whittlesford Society.   This will include presentations about the Masterplan vision for the site, alongside covering some of the lesser known history. All are warmly invited to attend.   To reserve a place: Tel.  832453 or 833386 or contact  

George Rusted

posted 8 Jan 2017, 10:26 by Web Master   [ updated 8 Jan 2017, 10:29 ]

The Committee of the Whittlesford Society was deeply saddened by the recent death of life Vice-President, George Rusted. His funeral was held on 28th December at the URC and was well attended by many from the village. George made a unique contribution to the local community, especially to Whittlesford and the Whittlesford Society over many decades. The Society would like to express sympathy to his family and loved ones at this sad time.

World War 1 Project - The Whittlesford 100

posted 24 Jan 2015, 08:27 by Web Master   [ updated 14 Jun 2015, 11:47 ]

The Whittlesford Society is currently undertaking a project to research the 100 village men who went to war. There is an update on progress and a request for further information on some of the soldiers. You can find this and a list of the 100 names by clicking on 'Document and Publications Library' on the side bar. Further information about the project is posted in Forthcoming Events.

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