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Grafton Regis - 1,000 Years in 100 Minutes!

The amazing history of Grafton Regis comes to life as you walk through the village.

 Saturday May 11th, Saturday June 22nd and September 14th.   Tickets are selling fast!

We start at 2.30pm in the colourfully decorated Grafton Regis Village Hall and meet some of the famous people from medieval times who have links with the village, including the White Queen, Elizabeth Woodville, and Richard III, all in authentic costume.  We then take a leisurely walk through the village to the beautiful Church of St Mary the Virgin, meeting Henry VIII, Cardinal Wolsey, Elizabeth I and other historical figures from the Tudor period en route.  More events from village history, including the sacking of Grafton House during the Civil War, the creation of the Dukedom of Grafton, and the discovery of the Grafton Portrait of Shakespeare, are recounted in the Church.  We also meet characters from more recent times back at the Village Hall.

Finally, tea and cakes are served in the Village Hall. The cost is £9.50 for adults, £1.00 for under 16s and free for under 5s.

All profits will be divided between the funds for the maintenance of the Village Hall and of the Church.

Booking is essential.  Please phone Kathy on 07910 092 132 or email keith.harry@btinternet.com

 

 TAEKWONDO

Every Tuesday @ 19:00 in the Village Hall.  £5 per class.

Four members of the class were awarded black belts in November 2018, recently appeared on Radio Northampton and Look East, and were featured in the Daily Express on Saturday January 26th!

Come and join us - it's great exercise, for balance, coordination, flexibility and confidence, and great fun, with an excellent instructor experienced in international competition!  No previous knowledge of martial arts required!

 

EXERCISE CLASS - Stronger for Longer: Balance, Mobility, Strength.

This is an informal, friendly class with an excellent instructor.  Classes are held from 10-11am on Fridays.  £5.00 per session.

 

GRAFTON REGIS CRAFT

A craft group meets at Grafton Regis Village Hall from 10am until 3pm on the third Saturday of each month.  The cost is £3 per person for the day, including tea/coffee.  If you are planning to be there all day, please bring your own lunch.

There will be opportunities to join workshops as they are organised, and there will be additional costs for these.

Dates for 2019 are March 16, May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19 and November 16.

Everyone is welcome, so bring your craft project along, be it knitting, card making, sewing, patchwork, etc., and see what others are doing that might interest you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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