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[ April 27, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] The last of the Horningsea 800 explorations will be a chance to find out the secrets of the Church!
Walk around the outside and inside, look at the gargoyles and work out whose heads appear on the windows. Look at pictures of the Church over the centuries and see how it has changed – with additions, […]
The HRA would like representatives of the younger villagers! We would like to add two young people to the committee to provide a more balanced representation of the village.
The only requirements are resident in the village and around the ages of 15 to 17 years old.
We’ve already got one volunteer so we need one more […]
[ March 23, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Walk around some of the 22 listed buildings in the village, setting off from the Church at 2pm.
Can you identfy them all? Do you know which ultra modern Horningsea house featured in a television programme in recent months? Look at the Church archives and work out which is our oldest family – Asplins? Ashmans? Fishpools? […]
The persistent and heavy rain of the first two months of 2014 caused much flooding around the South of England. We’re lucky here in Horningsea in that even though we are so close to the river Cam that the village is not at risk. Nonetheless there are a few low parts of the village that do […]
[ February 23, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Horningsea 800 celebrations at St Peter’s Church:
The River – and the Viking Invasion – was Horning a Viking leader?
One warm dark summer night in that year of 870 disastrous for so many religious establishments throughout Anglo-Saxon Britain. The first noticeable sound would have been the splash of many oars approaching the dock – then the […]
[ January 26, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Horningsea 800: the Romans in Horningsea!
Meet at St Peter’s Church to walk around Roman Horningsea (NB on muddy paths so suitable footwear needed)
Bring along items found in your garden for identification by archaeologists … (pottery? Coins? Clay pipes? Bronze age axe heads?)
Look at the maps of Roman Horningsea …
Horningsea 800 is supported by a Shared […]