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Over the weekend of Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November the Haddenham Museum Trust will be marking the opening of the village museum to the public twenty years ago.

The event will take place in the Methodist Church in High Street, and will be open from 10.00am to 4.00pm each day. The museum will also be open over the same times each day.

The programme for the weekend is shown below:

Saturday 24th November

10.00 Doors Open Refreshments and Cattern cakes available. Reading tables full of albums, newspaper cuttings and books related to Haddenham local history.
Sales stall by Richard Boddington. Information table on WW1 by Nick Burch. Museum open 10 — 4
10.45 Kattern Eve, Mummers, Cattern Cakes, and Lace An illustrated talk on the theme for the weekend by Alan Rose
11.15 The Haddenham Mummers Performing their folk drama
11.30 Bruce Alexander Launch of 'The Haddenham Chronicles' Number 16
12.30 — 13.30 Lunch Break
14.00 Michael Whitney Traditional Slide Show on Old Haddenham
15.00 Julian Hunt Illustrated Talk on 'The Buckinghamshire Railways'

Sunday 25th November

10.00 Doors Open Refreshments and Cattern cakes available. Reading tables full of albums, newspaper cuttings and books related to Haddenham local history. Display of lace-making by two Oxford-based Isis Lacemakers 10.30 to 12.30
Information table on WW1 by Nick Burch.
Museum open 10 — 4
10.45 Alan Rose 'Amy Johnson was here' — an illustrated talk
11.30 Christine Lardner & Elizabeth Oliver Lace making demonstration by Christine Lardner with illustrated talk by Elizabeth Oliver
12.30 — 13.30 Lunch Break
13.45 DVD Screening of the Museum's 10th Anniversary Celebrations
14.30 Peter Gulland Illustrated tealk on 'All the Haddenham Railway Stations'
15.15 Music Haddenham Handbell Ringers
16.00 Closing Service Led by Rev Dr Romilly Micklem. Organist Heather Woods. Including the Witchert
Chorale.

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