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Author Archives: Rachel Hyde

‘Absolutely Art’ – A celebration of colourful creativity at Letchworth Settlement

As part of a continued drive to showcase the work of its students to as wide a public audience as possible, Letchworth Settlement is once again hosting a town centre exhibition. Developed in partnership with the Heritage Foundation, ‘Absolutely Art’ … Continue reading

New series of cake and craft workshops at The Settlement

Do you like the idea creating something both lovely and practical under the expert eye of an experienced tutor whilst enjoying a slice of cake? Then why don’t you come along to one of The Settlement’s new cake and craft … Continue reading

The past, present and future of the Fitzwilliam Museum

The Settlement’s popular series of Twilight Talks returns on February 16th with an illustrated lecture about the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. Presented by Fitzwilliam Director Tim Knox, the lecture is entitled “That ‘Noble Repository’: The Fitzwilliam Museum in its third … Continue reading

Life at The Settlement in WWII

Archive Reflections by Roy Evans A recent inquiry from the family of Mr and Mrs TW Higgs has thrown up some fascinating information about Settlement life during the Second World War. Mr and Mrs Higgs were caretakers from 1936 until … Continue reading

Totally Textiles’ – A Celebration of Creative Talent at Letchworth Settlement.

In an exciting new venture, Letchworth Settlement has teamed up with the Heritage Foundation to showcase the artistic talents of its textile students during a special exhibition at the Community Museum situated in The Arcade shopping precinct. Featuring dynamic displays … Continue reading