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Hornton History Group Talk on 9th Feb – History of RAF Brize Norton

Hornton History Group’s next talk is all about RAF Brize Norton, and given by a former serviceman who spent almost 30 years in the RAF.

It takes place on 9th February at 7.30pm in the pavilion and you don’t have to be a History Group member to go – everyone is invited.

Hornton History Group Time Team Talk on 10th November

Hornton History Group are staging a talk in St John’s Church on Thursday 10th November by a member of  TV’s time Team, Keith Westcott.

It’s all about the huge Roman villa unearthed in the grounds of Broughton Castle.

“Keith started out as a diving detectorist, leading on to important discoveries of national significance,” says HHG’s Laurie Furneaux. “Television’s Time Team have got involved with the Broughton excavation, so we’ll get an early take on the findings with this talk.”

Fancy a Trip to Hampton Court in September?

Hampton Cout Palace

Hornton History Group is organising a coach trip to Hampton Court Palace on Saturday 7th September. The coach will be departing Hornton at 8am and stopping in Horley at 8.10.

Numbers and deposits need to be ascertained and secured hence the need for it to be advertised so early.

Says organiser Jane Wain:

‘We aim to leave London at 7pm, allowing time after your day at the palace to find somewhere to eat from the many restaurants nearby. The cost of the trip is still to be finally determined depending on numbers and whether you are eligible for a concession ticket, but will be approx £30/35, for entry to the palace and the coach’.

If interested, please contact Jane Wain on 01295 670716  or email  jmwain@zoho.com.

Hornton History Event August 26th – 28th

Countdown to the Past – Week 1!

Traditional crafts and country skills come to life at our Hornton history event on the August Bank Holiday weekend – Saturday 26 to Monday 28 August. 

Limbering up in the wings we have a posse of Hornton honey-makers (showing off bee hive care and honey ‘extraction in action’), our resident nimble-fingered felt-making expert, a master woodworker whose joints are second to none and stone masons and fossils galore.
They will all be at The Way We Were, based at the Pavilion on Bell Street. We’re into the last month of preparations for the event, which will also include a village trail, Memory Lane vintage café, Living Memories magazine and a see-and-touch exhibition. Entrance is free and it’s open 12 noon to 5pm each day, Saturday to Monday inclusive.
There really will be something for all the family – and we’ll tell you more about the other star attractions over the next three weeks…so keep reading these Countdown emails!
Hope to see you there. There will be plenty of Hornton and Horley memorabilia involved!
Hornton History Group