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Magna Fest at the White Lion!

by janet on 12 July 2014 · 0 comments

Advanced warning that the White Lion is kindly organising a music festival in aid of Walkern’s Magna Carta 800th Fund. The White Lion Magna Fest will take place from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th August. Free entry. Mini hog-roast. Details of the bands will follow soon…

Magna Fest flyer

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Company de Lanvalei

July 9, 2014

Click image to view photos from last week’s Company de Lanvalei practise session in sunny Walkern… With huge thanks to Dave and Jane Rendall. Click image  

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Vikings and straw plaiting…

June 29, 2014

Please click the photos below to see galleries from our meeting last week, where Vikings Andy and Amy were our special guests at the History Hound party, while Walkern History Society members learned to straw plait with Sylvia Thompson. How do we do it for the money!   

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WHS meeting on Thursday

June 23, 2014

This month’s WHS meeting has something for everyone! We kick off at 6.30pm with a party for Walkern’s History Hounds – our junior members – who will be awarded with their History Hounds certificate and badge in recognition of history projects they have written. While they (with mums and dads) enjoy drinks and cake they […]

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More longbow archery photos…

June 14, 2014

Click the photo below to see the gallery of Lanvalei’s Longbows in practice…    

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Photo Gallery of Walkern’s Longbow Archers

June 4, 2014

Click photo for the gallery of Walkern’s new Longbow Archery group in action…

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Wine tasting for Magna Carta

May 30, 2014
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Longbow group meet for first time (at pub)…

May 23, 2014

Walkern’s new longbow archery group met for the first time on 21st May 2014 – appropriately at the Yew Tree pub. Click belowfor photos of the highly entertaining evening. Practise sessions will be starting shortly. If you would like more information or would like to join the group please contact janetwoodall@btinternet.com.

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Heritage Hub Award for WHS!

May 19, 2014

Walkern History Society is one of six recipients of this year’s  Heritage Hub awards. The funding will go toward costumes and props for Walkern’s Magna Carta 800th celebrations, co-ordinated by WHS.    

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Photos from Walkern Fair

May 11, 2014

Click the photo below to see the WHS gallery from this year’s Walkern fair. The theme was World War One and volunteers from the WHS committee dressed in 1914 costume for the occasion, and plants were sold to raise money for Walkern’s Magna Carta 800th celebrations next year. Paul Thompson, who also represented Walkern’s branch […]

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