Carbrooke History

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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All set for Heritage weekend

Come and celebrate Carbrooke Heritage for the weekend of 30th June to 2nd July, lots planned, but still looking for new stories, photos or artefacts. This is our village, our Heritage, please get in touch. Carbrooke Festival 30th June, 1st & 2nd July ‘The Life and Times of Carbrooke.’ Exploring Carbrooke life, now and in…

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Carbrooke Heritage and History Group news – May 2017

We had a fascinating trip to the ‘Ghost villages of Norfolk,’ the West Tofts Military training area on 5th April. Although it is right on our doorstep, I expect few of us are aware of the 100 sq. miles which make up the area, apart, perhaps from the occasional window rattling ‘bombing’ activities we may…

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Heritage group visits STANTA

Earlier in the month the Carbrooke History and Heritage Group where lucky to have one of the rare visits to the STANTA Army Training Area. The site is steeped in history and an unspoilt haven for wildlife. In 1942  approximately 30,000 acres (120 km2) was cleared to make way for training area as part of…

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Heritage Group News

We have lots going on in the next few months! On the 5th April we have arranged a coach tour to the ghost villages of Stanta Training area, the whole area was closed to the public in 1942, and is now used for military training. The inhabitants were given 2 weeks to leave their homes…

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Carbrooke Heritage group news

As we start a New Year, we can look back on the past year, as one of surprises, uncertainty,  joy and sadness. The many events that shaped the year may have been the topic of conversation at the time, but in years to come, will they just be a moment in time, or will they…

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