Flower festival

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Visitors were amazed at the wonderful flower displays that had been created by willing volunteers from the community.  St Wilfrid’s Church was brim full of vegetables and blooms, the majority of which were culled from local gardens, and all were chosen for historical interest.   The arrangements were all copied from 18th century paintings and […]

Fri 26-Mon 29 August – Bank Holiday Weekend – The Big Birthday!:

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Events climaxed with a birthday Festival starting on August Bank Holiday Friday in Kirkharle’s St Wilfrid’s Church, where the great man was baptised on 30 August 1716.

Tues 23 August – Kirkharle to Fenstanton Bike Ride

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Five cyclists will tackle the gruelling marathon route from Brown’s birthplace in Kirkharle, Northumberland, to his final resting place in Fenstanton, Cambridgeshire. Come and see them off!

Wed 17 August – Renga Poetry Reading and Composition

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The event will be held in the pavilion at the east end of the lake at Kirkharle. Please wear sensible shoes and bring a rug. Refreshments can be purchased at the coffee house. Meet in the east car park. Entry fee: £8.00. For more information, email nickowen20@gmail.com                 […]

Sun 7, Thurs 11, Sun 14, Sun 21 August – Time Bandits

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A chance to meet Capability brown and learn about the time he was redesigning the landscape and lake at Kirkharle. Brown leads a walk around the lake and surrounding countryside. Free event at Kirkharle Courtyard and Lake. 10am coffee in Coffee house 11am tour of lake with talk and singing (about 40 mins) 1pm lecture […]