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Souvenir Ribbon Plate

by janet on 28 August 2014 · 0 comments

Does anyone have information on the following scenic ribbon plate, found by Tom McCall. It shows an image of Walkern church and was probably sold as a souvenir from Kitchener’s Stores during the late Victorian/Edwardian period…

Souvenir plate of Walkern 1 Tom McCall Souvenir plate of Walkern 2 Tom McCall

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WHS Meeting this Thursday 28th August

August 27, 2014

On Thursday the theme of our meeting is an informal WW1 Memorabilia and artefact evening.  We would like to invite you to bring along any family photos as well as artefacts to show everyone.   It will also be an opportunity to share family stories. The meeting will commence at 7.30 p.m at Walkern Sports and […]

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Photos from Magna Fest!!!

August 25, 2014

Click below to see photos from Walkern’s Magna Fest. If anyone has more photos, especially from Sunday 17th, please can you pass them on to Janet (janetwoodall@btinternet.com)

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Magna Fest Success – photos and Facebook

August 22, 2014

What an amazing weekend. On behalf of Walkern History Society and the village’s Magna Carta 800th committee a huge thank you to everyone who came along to support Magna Fest and for being so generous. We are greatly indebted to all of the wonderful performers and everyone who helped make it such a great festival […]

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Article on Magna Fest in Herts Mercury!!!

August 13, 2014

Music festival at Walkern pub will raise awareness of Magna Carta Sara Geek, Herts Mercury, 12 August 2014 Bands are gearing up to play a music festival at a Walkern pub that will raise awareness of the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. MagnaFest will run at The White Lion from Friday […]

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Photos from Afternoon Tea for Magna Carta

August 7, 2014

On 2nd August 2014, Carolyn and Stephen Gardner very generously opened their home for afternoon tea to raise funds for Walkern’s Magna Carta 800th celebrations. 30 people sat down to a fine tea of yummy sandwiches, delicious cakes and gorgeous meringues. And the rain stayed away right until the end… A huge thank you to […]

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Walkern & Magna Carta on Three Counties Radio

August 4, 2014

At 4.15 on 5th August Three Counties Radio ran an interview on Walkern and its plans for celebrating its link to Magna Carta. (Can someone pass me a gin and tonic now please. JW.) If you so wish, it can be heard again (once today’s programme has finished) through the BBC iPlayer  

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Walkern & Magna Carta in Herts Mercury (again)

July 31, 2014

Click below to read an article in the Herts Mercury about Walkern and Magna Carta… www.hertfordshiremercury.co.uk/Hertfordshire/Walkern-prepares-for-800th-anniversary-of-link-to-Magna-Carta  

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Photos from BBQ at Walkern Castle

July 30, 2014

On 26th July 2014, great fun was had by all at the WHS summer social  – A Medieval BBQ at Walkern Castle – as part of Walkern’s Magna Carta 800th year of fundraising and fun. A huge thank you to all who took part and all who supported it. It is safe to say that […]

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Oliver Heald MP praises Walkern history society over Magna Carta 800th celebrations

July 30, 2014

Read more: http://www.hertfordshiremercury.co.uk/Buntingford-and-Royston/Oliver-Heald-MP-for-North-East-Hertfordshire-praises-Walkern-history-society-over-Magna-Carta-800th-celebrations-20140718141721.htm#ixzz38vmrHsiW

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