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We will be holding an exhibition of all our 50th Anniversary competition entries in the Free Church, St Ives, on Friday 7th September 2018 and Saturday 8th September 2018.

With that in mind, we are inviting you to show us what you think St. Ives will look like in 2068 when Civic Society members will celebrate the 100th anniversary. Describe how St. Ives will look in words, painting, a model in Lego, matchsticks, 3D printed, animation, embroidery, any way you like. Closing date is 6th September 2018 so no excuse for not enough time! There will be regular reminders so no excuse for forgetting! There is no entry fee or age restriction.

It is not too late to enter, look at our page giving full details and a way to enter (CLICK HERE).

St Ives Heritage Open Days 14th to 16th September 2018

Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2500 organisations, 5000 events and 40,000 volunteers. Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history. It’s your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – and it’s all FREE.

St Ives is participating in this celebration with 12 of the town’s most impressive buildings open to the public; many are putting on special displays or exhibitions. Full details of who is participating and the dates and times they are open are shown in the poster below. Children and families are most welcome. Several buildings are not normally open to the general public so this is a great opportunity to get a ‘behind the scenes’ look.

The Heritage Open Days (HODs) website holds information on what will be open in this area and when.

Please come back to this page and you will find further information about St Ives before September!