Carbrooke History

Carbrooke Church news for March

We were sorry to hear that Rev’d Jane, had her operation cancelled in January, but we understand she has another date in March, we send our love and best wishes that she will make a speedy recovery, and will feel much better after it. We are pleased that our other members of congregation who have…

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Carbrooke Heritage news

Our next Heritage meeting will be held in the Village Hall on Monday 25th March 7pm, everyone is welcome to attend we discuss our ongoing activities and historically related subjects, if anyone has any suggestions please get in touch. We have a number of ongoing projects as well as new ones in the pipeline. We…

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Carbrooke poppies

At about this time last year, we began considering ways in which we could commemorate the Centenary of the ending of The Great War. In early summer, a suggestion was made, that we might knit or crochet poppies, – one for each of the 27 men on Carbrooke War Memorial. This was being planned in…

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Carbrooke remembers

At 11am on Sunday 11th November, ‘Carbrooke Remembered’, along with the many others around the world. The Lay Led Church Service began at 10.30, with the Act of Remembrance and laying of wreaths by the War Memorial, led by David Riley, with other members of the congregation taking part with prayers, readings, stories of relatives and…

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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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