Other Heritage Projects and Organisations

Museum of Cambridge holds a vibrant collection of 20,000 objects that are related to the history of Cambridge and its area and provides a fascinating insight into the history of Cambridgeshire people.

Norfolk Our World Festivals Ltd specialise in multicultural education, including English traditional stories and dance. We are proud to have Gordon and Nicky on the Enid Porter’s Folk project team.

Ely Museum is a bright and friendly local history museum, located in the Bishop’s Gaol in the centre of the historical city of Ely. The Museum is the history centre for the Isle of Ely & the Fens and it takes you on a journey through time from prehistory to the twentieth century.

Denny Abbey Farmland Museum aims to provide visitors to Denny with a sense of change, while evoking an equally strong sense of stability and continuity with the past, which helps in the development of an individual’s sense of self worth, place and community.

Fenland History on Friday  is a programme of meetings at which people with an interest in the Fens come to meet with others with the same interest. It gives an opportunity to tell of dicoveries and seek knowledge. Talks provided by Mike Petty and guest speakers.

The Field Theatre Group’s The Horseman’s Word project is also a Heritage Lottery funded project. It looks at the golden age of the Fenland heavy horse.

English Folk Dance and Song Society’s (EFDSS) The Full English project is the creation of the largest searchable digital archive of early 20th century English folk arts manuscripts; a national programme of workshops, lectures, creative projects with 18 schools, training and community events in all nine English regions; and the commission, tour and release a CD of new and newly arranged music inspired by the collections.

Whitsun at Whaddon tells of the revival of the Whaddon Whitsun Song in 2005 and every year since.

Cambridgeshire Community Archive Network (CCAN) is a network of 32 groups from villages and towns in Cambridgeshire recoding their local history.

The history of Plough Monday and current celebrations can be found here.

Information about the origins of and forthcoming Molly Dancing displays can be found here.