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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

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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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Magna Fest at the White Lion!

July 12, 2014

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…

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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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