Carbrooke History

Carbrooke remembers

COMMUNITY ACT OF REMEMBRANCE,   In a thought provoking display, members of our community have been KNITTING & CROCHETING POPPIES, to be used to decorate the outside of our church tower. (If anyone would like be involved, please contact us; carbrookeheritage@gmail.com / 01953 885353) as we pay our tribute to those who have fought and died on…

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Carbrooke Heritage group September meeting

Carbrooke Heritage Group Meeting Agenda Monday 24th September 2018 7pm Carbrooke Church Apologies: Last Minutes Matters Arising: Treasurers Report; Information Boards – Report School Log Books Moment in Time Forthcoming Events Toms Talk – History Agriculture – 19th October Knitted Poppies & Remembrance Sunday – John Coppen Talk – CWGC – 23 November FYI Harvest…

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Village fete and flower show a great success

After months of planning the village fete and flower show finally arrived last weekend. We could not have asked for a more perfect summer day. Those involved in the preparation and organisation did a fabulous job – especially Jim Lorne – so a big thanks to him and everyone who helped. More news soon about…

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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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