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Things to do in Cambridgeshire

Lost for ideas for something to do this week, or just wondering what events are taking place in the county?

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Here's a snapshot of what's on in Cambridgeshire, with links to other sites and listings.

If you'd like your Cambridgeshire event included on this page e-mail the details to the team, making sure to include where and when the event takes place, admission details and how people can get in touch for more information.

Outdoors and nature

Tiptoe amongst the snowdrops at the National Trust's Anglesey Abbey..

Check prices and opening times on the website.

Snowdrops, Anglesey Abbey
The snowdrops at Anglesey Abbey attract thousands of visitors every year

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• Another glorious National Trust garden can be found at Peckover House. in Wisbech. It is offering visitors the chance to admire snowdrops - and oranges, in the pretty Victorian orangery.

Again check times with Peckover House before setting off.

• If you've never been to a swan feeding at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust at Welney, then you're in for a treat.

The floodlit feeds are held daily until 27 February and the website has the details of times and prices. There are also swan feeding sessions during the day until 13 March. Again, all the details are on the website.

History matters
Two 15th century soldiers
Head back in time to a century of turmoil with a Peterborough Museum talk

Britain's largest and bloodiest battle was fought at Towton in West Yorkshire 550 years ago in the middle of a snowstorm. By the time it concluded, 20,000 men were left dead and dying on the field.

Find out more about this battle and the Wars of the Roses, including how Peterborough was sacked, at an entertaining and informative talk by Stuart Orme, museum historic interpretation manager for Peterborough Museum, at 7.30pm at Peterborough Central Library on Wednesday 16 February.

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• Discover the connection between Elizabeth Gunning and the Bridgewater Canal at a talk by John Rolfe at the Friends' Meeting House, Jesus Lane, Cambridge.

It's organised by the Cambridge Industrial Archaeological Society on Monday 15 February at 7.45pm.

Extra inspiration

For more ideas of things to do, take a look at these Suggestions for places to visit in Cambridgeshire.

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20 May 10 |  History
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14 May 10 |  Nature & Outdoors


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