15 October – 15 December, anytime
Online Art Sale
Cambridge Islamic Art helps raise funds and awareness of the proposed purpose-built eco-mosqueon Mill Road. It is now building on the success of its first international online sale to showcase more rare and beautiful artwork in a second sale.
Friday 17 November, 10:00 – 15:00
The Edge Café’s 1st birthday celebration
Please drop in for free tea, coffee & cake.
The Edge Café, 351 Mill Rd CB1 3DF
Sunday 19th November, 13:30 – 15:30
Volunteer Afternoon at Mill Road Cemetery
Meet in the centre circle for litter picking, bulb planting and weeding in the Lime Walk. If possible please bring gardening gloves, a spade, and secateurs. Litter pickers will be provided.
Tuesday 21 November 19:30
Amnesty Bookclub discussing Hisham Matar’s prize-winning “The Return”. The Amnesty Bookclub meets on the third Tuesday of every month at the Six Bells. No fixed membership, very informal. Everyone is welcome!
Six Bells Pub, 11 Covent Garden, CB1 2HS
Mill Road Events 2017
Sunday 19 November, 14:00 – 16:00
St Philip’s Church, 185 Mill Road
Sunday 26 November, 14:00 – 16:00 Radegund Hall, Coleridge School, Radegund Road
Railway Singers Mass Choir Rehearsals
(community and school singers forming choir)
Historyworks invite you to help mark the Railways coming to Cambridge in 1845, a transformative historical moment. Come and sing in a series of railway-themed singing and movement sessions in Romsey. Gospel and soul, folk songs and much more! Free, attend one session, a few, or all… The Railway Singers will then perform at the Mill Road Winter Fair on Saturday 2 December, and sing at the ‘Romsey R’ sculpture unveiling.
Saturday 2 December, Rehearsal 10:00 – 10:45 then Concert 11:00 – 12:00 St Philip’s Church
Final Railway Singers Performance at Mill Road Winter Fair Then parade with us for four blocks to the “Romsey R” unveiling, the new public sculpture that celebrates this unique railway history!
Saturday 2 December 10:30 – 16:30
MILL ROAD WINTER FAIR!
Food stalls, children’s activities, dancers, parade of local groups and musicians; much more!
Tuesday 5 December 14:00 – 16:00
Romsey Hub, monthly get-together for over-65s on the first Tuesday of every month.
Ross Street Community Centre
Mill Road in the Media
Times of London: Mill Road 26th out of 30
March 20, 2013 — The Times of London's Sunday edition article which summarises “The 30 coolest places to live in Britain" was featured in the Cambridge News on page 7.
As quoted in the Cambridge News, the road has a "vibrant array of independent shops and a strong community spirit", "the heart of the Muslim and Hindu communities and it also attracts students seeking a down-to-earth college experience as well as old-school lefties". (...sic)
Latest Mill Road News
The Independent Mill Road News is produced four times a year and distributed to 5600 mail slots and local shops. You may read a screen version here (click on cover then use arrows on R and L to turn pages).
Links to the MR News 'Crime' issue
Anyone over 18 who passes certain checks can partake in an Accompanied Patrol. This means accompanying officers for a complete shift. Please download the Application Form and Briefing Sheet for Accompanied Patrol.
The Suzy Oakes Trust welcomes applications for funding from any Mill Road based organisation which shares Suzy’s vision of supporting and maintaining a diverse local community. Applications in writing to Treasurer,
Suzy Oakes Trust, 54 Covent Garden CB1 2HR
Mill Road Project Funding
Brings together different Mill Road community groups, independent traders, and residents
Promotes the interests and rich cultural diversity of Mill Road and its environs
Mill Road Bridges is open to anyone with an interest in the Mill Road neighborhood. Please sign up and we will invite you to the next open meeting or event.
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