Sunday, 29 May 2011

Event - Laxton Heritage Day (3rd July)

Laxton Heritage Day July 3rd  10am- 6.0pm We are having a big "do" at Crosshill Farm on July 3rd to celebrate the amazing story of Laxton and how it came to be  the last open field farming village in the country where strip farming is still practiced,  the manorial system still operates  and the farmers are  bound by the rules of  the  Court Leet.
Tickets are priced £5 on the gate or £4 in advance. Under 12s free. How to purchase and  full details of all the events on the day from
Money raised is for St Michael's Church in Laxton and the Grand Draw will support a range of village organisations as well. See which has been produced for us free of charge.
•             Guided tours of the Open Fields , the church and the motte & bailey castle
•             Talks by Professor John Beckett, the authority on the history of Laxton
•             Display by Laxton History Group featuring many items not normally on view to the public and incorporating Newark & Sherwood Museums Service and Tuxford Windmill
•             Heritage films and photos
•             Vintage tractor and horse ploughing
•             Vintage tractors on the Michael Ducksbury memorial run, who will be calling in during the day
•             Craft demonstrations and information stands
•             Morris dancing from Rattlejag Morris of Retford – the people who dance in the May at Laxton castle
•             Notts Wildlife trust
•             Medieval Lives demonstration
•             Refreshments, sandwiches, cakes, bar
•             Raffle and lots more
For more information call 01777 870541 or 01777 870042

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