2015 events for Agincourt 600th anniversary

2015 was an exceptional year when the following events took place to commemorate Sir Thomas Erpingham and the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt.

April 18th and 25th - a DIG to find Sir Thomas' manor house. This was extrememly successful and involved all the children from Erpingham C of E Primary School.

April 24th - a FILM AND  PUDDING EVENING - the film Henry V with Laurence Olivier and with French and English  puddings in the  interval.  A sell out.

May 9th and 10th - a COSTUME MAKING WORKSHOP - where we learnt to make genuine medieval costumes

June 20th - A HOG ROAST - with a charity auction wearing those medieval costumes. Another sell  out.

June 27th/28th - A FLOWER FESTIVAL - with a medieval theme and an unveiling of the Erpingham Embroidery

June 28th - - OPEN GARDENS - running alongside the Flower Festival

August 1st to 9th - a HERALDRY EXHIBITION - during Open Churches Week.

August 14th - a RIDE THROUGH NORWICH - with 'Sir Thomas Erpingham' on his horse in full armour

September 12th and 13th - A MEDIEVAL SPECTACULAR - with Black Knight Historical - long bow archers, battlingknights, medieval village, and much much more. The  highlight of the year.

Ocotber 22nd - TALK BY DR ALBAN  on the Norfolk campaign of Agincourt in Erpingham Church

Ocotber 25th - A COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE with the Bishop of Norwich on the anniversary of the day of the Battle  itself.

November  9thto 11th - A TRIP TO AGINCOURT - to see the battle  fields and the Agincourt museum.

November 26th - on The battle of Agincourt - unravelling the myths. Both talks by the Aylsham Local history Society. This one at Jubilee centre in Aylsham.

All proceeds are going towards the repairs of the church and a new toilet and kitchenette.

 

 


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