Historian Kenneth Lewis gave a talk on POW camps in Cambs and Beds at the Somersham History Society
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The club of the month for June is the Somersham History Society.
Where do they meet:
Somersham Baptist Chapel at 7.30pm.
When do they meet: Bi-monthly - on a Tuesday - the last of the month.
How much does it cost: There is no joining fee, but guests pay £3 for each talk. Trips are extra and there is usually a raffle.
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Do you need any previous experience or special equipment: No, just an interest in the history of Cambridgeshire. There is a varied programme of speakers and trips, including authors and walks.
The speaker for May was Kenneth Lewis who gave a talk on World War Two Prisoner of War camps in Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire. There was a question and answer session after the talk and then tea and coffee was served.
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The next meeting is on June 26 and will be a visit to the Chatteris Museum. Cost is £3, meet at the church at 7pm.
The August meeting will be a guided walk in Littleport to find out more about the Littleport riots. Meet at 1.30pm.
For more information about the society contact: secretary Vicky Faupel at: email@example.com or treasurer David Knights: firstname.lastname@example.org.