Castle Hill Open Day Schedule
Full details of all activities at the Castle Hill Open Day on Saturday 21 September
Timed events: Welcome to the Castle Hill Open Day, we hope you enjoy the day 11am l Opening blessing by Rev Dr Janet Bunker in St Peter’s Church There is a maximum capacity for some talks and tours, please book places at the information 11.30am l Castle Hill Collectors family tour (4-8s) – PLEASE BOOK point in St Peter’s churchyard. Most tours are running twice. Tours begin at the meeting point in 11.30am l A Tour Around Roman Cambridge, Alison Dickens – PLEASE BOOK St Giles’ churchyard unless stated otherwise. 12 pm l Family story telling with Marion Leeper in the Museum of Cambridge courtyard 12pm l 2,000 years of Cambridge History in 60 minutes, Allan Brigham – PLEASE BOOK Disabled access to some venues is limited, please ask for more details. All Day Drop In Events: 12pm l CSD Brass Band on St Giles’ lawn 12.30pm l Castle Hill Collectors family tour (4-8s) – PLEASE BOOK 12.30pm l Castles and Prisons: The History of Castle Mound with Quinton Carroll, meet at Castle Mound 12.40pm l Family story telling with Marion Leeper in St Giles’ Church l Free entry to all venues Museum of Cambridge, Cambridge Castle, Cambridgeshire County Council Records Office and the former Nuclear Bunker, Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery, St Giles’ Church and St Peter’s Church l Drop in family activities led by artists from Irregular Circle in the Family Fete on 1pm l St Peter’s and St Giles’ Churches over 1,000 years with Honor Ridout – PLEASE BOOK Northampton Street green 1.15pm l CSD Brass Band on St Giles’ Church lawn l St Giles’ fete including traditional games 1.20pm l Family story telling with Marion Leeper on Northampton Street Green l Family trail available at all sites 1.30pm l Exploring Castle Hill 1800 to 1900, Honor Ridout talk in the Museum of Cambridge l Refreshments available at the Museum of Cambridge, at a pop up cafe just outside Kettle’s 2pm l Family story telling with Marion Leeper in St Peter’s churchyard Yard run by Afternoon Tease and at St Giles’ Church 2pm l A Tour Around Roman Cambridge with Alison Dickens – PLEASE BOOK Disabled toilets & baby changing available at St Giles’ & Kettle’s Yard 2pm l Madrigals in St Giles’ Church by St Augustine’s Chamber Choir l Meet the archivist in the learning studio at Kettle’s Yard (12-5pm) 2.30pm l Meet the Artist – Sophy Rickett in conversation with Dr Roderick Willstrop in Kettle’s Yard l Archaeology service handling collection in the Bunker at Shire Hall 2.30pm l Harpist, Ann Woolley, performs in St Giles’ Church l Arbury is Where we live now Photographs by young people from Club United in 2.40pm l Family story telling with Marion Leeper on the lawn next to the Castle Inn 3pm l Madrigals in St Giles’ Church by St Augustine’s Chamber Choir 3pm l Castles and Prisons: The History of Castle Mound with Quinton Carroll, meet at Castle Mound Outdoor picnic areas: St Peter’s Churchyard, St Giles’ grounds Arbury, working with Rob Birch and Hilary Cox of Oblique Arts in St Peter’s churchyard l VISIT THE SUKKAH a temporary shelter constructed in the garden of the Chabad of Cambridge for the Jewish feast of Tabernacle or Sukkot. Rabbi Reuven Leigh will be there to welcome you. Please access via the rear garden gate, signposted, on St Peter’s Street (2.30-5pm) 3.20pm l Family story telling with Marion Leeper at the bottom of Castle Mound Photographers commissioned by Kettle’s Yard will be taking photographs of and around the venues participating in the Castle Hill Open Day as well 3.30pm l Castle Hill Collectors family tour (4-8s) – PLEASE BOOK and affiliated websites and may be circulated to the press and other media and websites for publication. For queries contact, Susie Biller, Head of 4pm l Join members of ReSound, a cappella choir for a resounding sing in the churchyard of St Peter’s. as the surrounding areas. The photographs may be published in official Castle Hill Open Day publicity materials, including Kettle’s Yard’s website Communications, Kettle’s Yard at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01223 748100. Open Day supported by: Cambridge Applied Physics, Langham Press and EY.