Events in St. Ives

Welcome to St. Ives, Cambridgeshire

Formerly known as Slepe, in the old county of Huntingdonshire, this ancient riverside market town St Ives is now named after the Persian Bishop, St. Ivo. St. Ives, now within the county of Cambridgeshire, stands on the River Great Ouse and is world famous for the Chapel on the Bridge

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For nearly 1,000 years the wide centre of St. Ives, now known as Market Hill (pictured above), has hosted some of the largest public markets in England. Many years ago these markets included livestock and for a time was one of the biggest of its kind. Today the Street Markets still fill the St Ives town centre on Mondays and Fridays. On every Bank Holiday Monday however the market swells to fill almost the entire town with traders coming from all over the country to sell their wares to the thousands of people who attend under the watchful eye of Oliver Cromwell, one time resident of the town, whose statue stands in the centre of the Market Place.

St Ives is one of the five principal towns in the District of Huntingdonshire, the others being Huntingdon, St Neots (the largest town in the County of Cambridgeshire), the Roman town of Godmanchester, and Ramsey site of the former Abbey. We are also constructing our latest Huntingdonshire Parish website for Bluntisham.

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What's HOT in the District?

The box below displays a random selection from the great deals, special offers and/or SALE items that are available from the site members but you may follow this link to view all the current what's HOT in the district.

What's HOT at Slepe Hall Hotel

Superior Double Room, on sale at Slepe Hall Hotel in St Ives, Cambridgeshire

 

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Superior Double Room

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These are spacious guest rooms furnished with a large four-poster bed, easy chairs, coffee table and dressing table. They have a spacious en-suite bathroom with a jacuzzi bath and seperate power-shower cubicle.

All the rooms at Slepe Hall have flat screen colour TVs, land line telephone, fitted wardrobes, trouser press and tea/coffee making facilities. The illustrative room rates are per room per night and include a full English or a Continental Breakfast. 

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Latest Local News

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Ramsey Rural Museum

We welcome Ramsey Rural Museum as new members of the Huntingdonshire websites. We look forward to working with Clive and his team to add further information about the Ramsey Rural Museum over the coming weeks.

The museum will be participating, along with numerous other locations, in the Ramsey Heritage Open Day on 14th September. Please follow the links for more information

News Date: 27/08/2014 10:55

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Change of October Demonstration

Unfortunately Frank Boddy will not be able to attend to give a cooking demonstration at our meeting in October as planned, but we hope to be able to substitute with something similar.
Check out our facebook page for details.

News Date: 26/08/2014 19:12

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Forthcoming Events in or around St. Ives

Here are the next five events in the Huntingdonshire Event Diary, the local ones are coloured GOLD and clicking the title will open links to event detail on this website whilst following the "Out of Town' events will open in a new window on their own website. Click 'Show Summary' for exactly what it says, without going anywhere!

If you are organising an event anywhere if Huntingdonshire then follow this link for information on how to add a new event and advertise your event on over 50 websites

An 'Out of Town' event in Holywell-cum-Needingworth

From 17:00 until 19:30 on Wednesday 03/09/2014 at Ouse Fen Nature Reserve (West)

An 'Out of Town' event in March

From 19:00 until 21:00 on Wednesday 03/09/2014 at March Library

A Local Event in St Ives

From 19:30 until 22:30 on Friday 05/09/2014 at Corn Exchange

An 'Out of Town' event in Pidley

From 10:00 until 12:30 on Saturday 06/09/2014 at Lakeside Lodge Golf Course

An 'Out of Town' event in Little Paxton

From 14:00 until 17:00 on Sunday 07/09/2014 at Model Railway Exhibition Location

More forthcoming events in St. Ives

THINK ST. IVES AND BEYOND!

This website is one of a group of over 50 linked community websites that cover the towns, villages and larger parishes of Huntingdonshire. They are all joined together and share information such as county and district wide services, organisations, events and all the things that are available from website members in neighbouring communities.

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If you have run a business or local organisation in St. Ives then follow the link below to see what membership can do to spread the message of your services, products, news and events across the district.

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This site is listed in the British Towns and Villages Encyclopaedia of Great Britain and we can be found in the entry for St Ives