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