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Heritage Open Day 12 September 10am – 6pm

[ September 12, 2015; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. ] Horningsea Church: 800 years – Horningsea & the Magna Carta

An exhibition and talks – Free Entry

Morning – See the exhibition & the Horningsea “800” Film – great for families!

Afternoon – Bells rung from 2.00 to 2.30pm

From 2.30pm – Short talks on Magna Carta themes:

John Bird (founder of The Big Issue) – Liberty & Poverty.

Rae Langton […]

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800 exploration of the Church: Sunday 27th April 2pm

[ 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, […]

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Horningsea 800: People and Places Sunday 23rd March

[ 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?  […]

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Horningsea 800: The Viking Invasion and Tales of the River

[ 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 […]

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The Romans in Horningsea! Sunday 26 January 2014

[ 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 …
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