Events

10th July 2014, Denny Abbey and Farmland Museum,  Enid Porter Project celebration – children’s gathering.
This celebration saw the five project communities come together to celebrate the recordings of Enid Porter’s notebooks.

9th July 2014, Denny Abbey and Farmland Museum, Enid Porter Project celebration – Community event.
The evening celebrated the customs and traditions of our ancestors as recorded by Enid Porter with our project friends. Find out more here.

2nd July 2014, Wisbech, Rose Fair. Orchard Primary School children performed their newly-acquired song, story-telling and dance skills and processed with hand-made giants at the annual Rose Fair.

19th May 2014, various locations in Fenland, schools visit to sites of importance in Cambridgeshire folklore. Read more about the trips to Tom Hickathrift’s grave, Mucky Porter country and the Ship Inn.

14th May 2014, Museum of Cambridge, William Westley school visit. See a video of the visit here.

9th May 2014, Ely Library, Fenland History on Friday. A talk by members of the Enid Porter’s Folk project team about Miss Porter and her notebook records.

7th May 2014, Museum of Cambridge, Orchards Primary school visit.

5th May 2014, Reach, Swaffham Prior school children danced at the annual Reach Fair. Read more about the bank holiday fun here.

30th April 2014, Swaffham Prior, afternoon and evening performances by Swaffham Prior Primary School children. See some photographs of the colourful occasion here.

28th April 2014, Museum of Cambridge, Swaffham Prior Primary School visit.

3rd April 2014, Whittlesford, performance of folk customs by William Westley school children as part of their arts festival. Read more here.

3rd April 2014, Museum of Cambridge, Robert Arkenstall school visit with guided coach tour en-route. Read more here.

1st April 2014, Wisbech, Orchards School performance. Watch the children rehearsing here.

24th March 2014
, Haddenham, Community Talk about Haddenham and Cambridgeshire Folk Traditions. See a little snippet of the evening here.

5th March 2014, Swaffham Prior, Sylvie Short visit to Swaffham Prior Primary School. See a short video about Sylvie’s visit here.

28th February 2014, Ely Library, Fenland History on Friday. A talk by Mike Petty: ‘From Littleport to the sea: reflections on the river’.

15th January 2014, Swaffham Prior, Plough Wednesday
Find out more here.

13th January 2014, Ramsey, Haddenham children perform at Plough Monday
Find out more here.

5th December 2013, Haddenham, Robert Arkenstall School performance
Find out more here.

26th November 2013, Littleport, Millfield School performance
Find out more here.