Carbrooke History

Heritage news

I have been rather quiet regarding Carbrooke Heritage News lately, but there is still lots going on, Our Facebook page is continuing to attract comments and interest from both local people and those further afield. We have had 2 meetings this year, one in January and one in March, and are continuing with our ongoing…

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Heritage talk – An Englishman’s home is his castle!

17th November 7pm Carbrooke Village Hall Carbrooke Heritage Group welcomes Robert Chalmers to present ‘AN ENGLISHMAN’S HOME IS HIS CASTLE’ – The History Of Home Ownership – What, How, Why? And Understanding Legal Jargon In Old Documents Considering History of home & land ownership from earliest times, how or why we own or rent our…

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New play are opens on the Village Green

The official opening of the new Play area on the Millennium Green took place on November 3, at 2pm. The ribbon to officially open the new facility was cut by Carbrook Parish Council chairman, Phil Sampher.  Children from Carbrooke School, many of whom had helped with the painting of the new colourful fence, were also…

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Carbrooke Countdown for Chrsitmas!

Carbrooke countdown to Christmas ‘Darknness to Light’ Advent Service inspriring service of Carols and readings by Candlelight 3rd December 6.30pm Carbrooke Christmas Bazaar Stalls, Games, Refreshments, Raffle etc Saturday 10am-3pm 9th December Carbrooke Village Hall Christmas Concert as last year with ‘Chanters Jigge’, Christmas songs accompanied by traditional instruments have a go in the interval…

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Carbrooke Heritage News

Our last presentation – The History of Agriculture – presented by Tom Thurston on 22nd September was very interesting, especially to those of us who haven’t been bought up in agricultural families, but was common knowledge to our rural ancestors. Sadly it was not well supported, and disheartening for Tom, who had put a lot…

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Christmas Bazaar

Traditional Christmas Bazaar, with Stalls & Gifts, Hot Food, Teas & Cake, Bar & Mulled Wine, Raffle, Tombola, Childrens Games & Activities, Carol Singing, Bric A Brac, Cake Stall. Come along to enjoy some Christmas cheer on Saturday 9th December Carbrooke Village Hall from 10am – 3pm. To raise money for the Village organisations. Free…

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Heritage News for July and August

Carbrooke Heritage Group was formed 5 years ago, and we put on a successful Heritage Exhibition. Now 5 years on, the group has been involved in a number of activities, and attracted more members, as past residents of Carbrooke have also provided their memories, it was felt it would be a good time to put…

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Festival programme

It’s just under a week to go to the Carbrooke festival. There will be lots to see and do for the whole family. If you have any raffle prize donations, would like some raffle tickets to sell  or thing you can help out in any way then please get in touch by commenting at the…

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