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23 Mar 2023

Festival of Stories – a sensory story extravaganza!

On Saturday 11th March the Hub was very proud to host the “Festival of Stories”. This is a fantastic event, run by Talking Together in Cambridgeshire, who aim to increase the awareness, knowledge and understanding of our communities in how to support young children’s communication, language, and literacy development. Marion Leeper, a wonderful storyteller, set up a sensory extravaganza in our Austen Room, with 20 children attending to hear a magical story about bees and how they help us. The children could participate in the story, used instruments to make some wonderful sounds, and even made their own bees out […]

16 Mar 2023

Author evening with Lucy Lewis

On 9th March, the Hub’s library volunteers organised a special ‘Meet the Author’ event. A large audience enjoyed an informal evening listening to Lucy Lewis describe with humour the experiences and challenges she faced during her army career when she became the first female bomb disposal expert. Currently as the first female Marshal of Cambridge University, her role involves a lot of traditional ceremony relating to graduations and also with a team of constables she ensures good order and discipline in the University. At the end of her talk she engaged with the audience answering questions and sold copies of […]

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