Beverley Nichols Weekend

Beverley Nichols Weekend

The parish of Glatton and the Fenland Trust present a weekend of festivities to celebrate and commemorate the life and works of internationally acclaimed novelist, playwright, journalist, composer and political activist, Beverley Nichols, who lived in Glatton for...
Lowest Pub Plaque Unveiled

Lowest Pub Plaque Unveiled

The status of Holme’s public house the Admiral Wells as the lowest in the British Isles was set in stone in November at a special ceremony. The Fenland Trust unveiled a heritage plaque at the inn with members of Holme Parish Council and Huntingdonshire District...
Fenland Trust to open Heritage Centre

Fenland Trust to open Heritage Centre

The Fen View Museum is the first ‘micro museum’ on the Fen Edge Trail, an exploration of the ‘edge’ of the fenland in Cambridgeshire. The Fen Edge Trail is a walking route around the Cambridgeshire Fens, roughly following the land that lies 5 metres above...
Fenland Trust donates plaque for Harold Penketh memorial

Fenland Trust donates plaque for Harold Penketh memorial

Following week-long excavation of a crashed Spitfire in October last year, a permanent memorial to Pilot Officer Harold Penketh, who lost his life in the crash in 1940, has been unveiled in a dedication service near to the crash site at Holme Lode. The Wildlife Trust...
Heritage Walks for Local Schools

Heritage Walks for Local Schools

This week the Fenland Trust was pleased to lead Year 5 children from Yaxley’s William de Yaxley Academy on a walk along Yaxley’s Heritage Spine. The interactive talk, taking in the Olinthus Gregory birthplace, allowed the children to interact with historic...
The Fenland Trust at Life on the Holme Front

The Fenland Trust at Life on the Holme Front

Meet the Fenland Trust at Life on the Holme Front this weekend. Our 1940s exhibit will be in the grounds of the historic Holmewood Hall and will feature Howsafe’s beautiful 1946 Morris 10cwt Type Y van (restored locally by Yaxley Classic Cars) as well as some...