Memories of St Ives after World War I……

Recreation facilities were limited by today’s standards. The Boy Scout and Girl Guide movements were strong while the Free Church had the Boys’ Brigade. Ernie Holmes ran a gymnasium [...]

St Ives young actors selected for national programme

St Ives Youth Theatre (SIYT) has been chosen to take part in a National Theatre programme. The group, which finished its latest production The Ragged Child in July, will take part in the National [...]

What did the Romans do for us?

The start of September is one of those times when you realise how much we owe to the Romans. We have just come through the month of Julius and the month of Augustus. From now until the end of the [...]

Norris Museum – Discover the story behind the jug

On this day in history…… On 17th September, 1621, Cardinal Robert Bellarmine died. He was a Jesuit theologian who was famous for writng books arguing against Protestantism and [...]

Abbot’s Chair – Have you seen the ghost?

Huntingdonshire ghost stories….. The Ferry Boat Inn at Holywell is haunted by the ghost of Juliet Tewsley. She is said to appear every St Patrick’s Day, the anniversary of when she [...]

St Ives Farmers’ Market

Hunts SC Laser HC and ER Grand Prix

Hunts SC welcome Laser standard, radial and 4.7 helms from RYA affiliated clubs in all regions to take part in the Hunts SC Laser HC and ER Grand Prix which takes place on Saturday 20th September [...]

Norris Museum – Digitising map project

One of our lovely supporters, Chris Thomas is currently digitising our map collection for us here at The Norris. Here’s one of the maps he has been working on… This small map of [...]

Memories of St Ives in World War I from Norris Museum

Memories of St Ives in World War I – taken from the oral history collection that we hold at the Norris…… …………..’The livestock market on Mondays was [...]

50th Anniversary of Westfield – Are you a pupil from the 1964 intake?

To celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary of the opening of Westfield Junior School, the head teacher is looking for memories and photos from pupils who would have been part of the first intake [...]

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