Over the last 18 months or so, Covid allowing, I’ve scoured bookshops in Cambridge, Norwich, Lewes, and probably other places for interesting books to extract information from for Capturing Cambridge. It was in St Edward’s Passage, I think, that I
Trustee Roger surveys films released in Cambridge in 1914, touching on the major films released at the outbreak of the First World War.
Our Community and Visitor Engagement Officer, Alex, recently spoke with Leigh from Cambridge 105 Radio about the Museum’s latest exhibition. Listen to the full interview here. You can find out more about Alex’s work here. Place and Spaces is open
Trustee Roger explores the history of skating on the fens, touching on historical races and the big personalities of this disappearing sport.
There is little now to suggest that this narrow road in the heart of the parish of St Matthews, was, on the morning of 19th of June 1940, nine months after the start of the war, the site of the
Find out about some of the auspicious figures associated with Cambridge’s Regent Street in this latest addition to the Capturing Cambridge blog series.
As the Museum opens up again, Roger Lilley tells us about the ‘opening’ of some of Cambridge’s most iconic historical businesses.
Roger Lilley tracks some of Cambridge’s lost streets and buildings (as seen in the novels of Susanna Gregory), and gives us clues about where we can look for their remenants today.
Roger Lilley tells us about the life of Draper Josiah Chater of 21 Hartington Grove.
Find out about the fascinating life of Rodney ‘Gipsy’ Smith, international Evangelist and MBE, who lived on Hinton Avenue in Cambridge.