March 2023 archive

A Newmarket Poem

In Newmarket town where horses race, There lies a group with timeless grace, The Local History Society, Their tales and artefacts bring to life the past vividly. With knowledge and passion, they preserve, The stories and memories that deserve, To be remembered and celebrated, For future generations, who are fascinated. The tales of jockeys, trainers, …

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Meeting – 18th April 2023

During the 17th century, the Newmarket Road, used by gamblers and members of the court, became so infested with highwaymen that a pitched battle occurred between robbers and the outraged local people. Mr John Sutton will present the fascinating story of Newmarket and Highwaymen during the reign of Charles II on Tuesday 18th April at …

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