Heritage Open Days in Bracknell Forest 2011

8 September to Sunday 11 September 2011

14 free events across the Borough

Click here to download the programme card.
Print it out as a two sided card and fold it in three.

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For more details and maps see the events on the right hand side of this page.

The events are:

Events Thursday 8th September 2011

11:00 – 16:00 St Michael & St Mary Magdalene Church, Easthampstead RG12 7ER
This historic church built in the 1860s contains important stained glass windows by Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris.

11:00 – 18:30 Sandhurst Town Museum exhibition, Kitty Dancy room,
Sandhurst Community Hall, Yorktown Road, Sandhurst GU47 9BJ

An opportunity to view the recent acquisitions relating to the history of Sandhurst.

Events Friday 9th September 2011

11:00 – 16:00 St Michael & St Mary Magdalene Church, Easthampstead RG12 7ER
See above

16:30 – 18:30 Larks Hill car park (opposite Quelm Park), Harvest Ride, Bracknell
Warfield historic walk to see many facets of Warfield’s past including a former priory, gibbet and brick works.

Events Saturday 10th September 2011

10:30 -12:00 Easthampstead Park, Off Peacock Lane, Wokingham, RG40 3DF
Easthampstead Park was the site of a royal hunting lodge built by Edward III and home to Catherine of Aragon. The present mansion was built in 1864.

10:00 – 16:00 St Michael & St Mary Magdalene Church, Easthampstead RG12 7ER
See above

10:00 and 14:00 The Lookout Discovery Centre, Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell RG12 7QW
Walk to Caesar’s Camp with a story about the local Middle Iron Age community.

14:00 – 16:00 Pope’s Meadow car park, St Marks Road, Binfield, RG42 4AY.
Magical History Trail at Popes Meadow

17:00 – 19:00 South Hill Park, Ringmead, Bracknell, RG12 7PA
Walk round the grounds and house

Events Sunday 11th September 2011

14:00 – 16:00 Lily Hill Park main car park, off Lily Hill Road, Bracknell, RG12 2RX
Lily Hill Park history walk

11:00 – 16:00 St Michael & St Mary Magdalene Church, Easthampstead RG12 7ER
See above

14:00 – 17:00 Newbold College Gardens, St Mark’s Road, Binfield, RG42 4AN
Walk round these beautiful 20th century gardens designed by the renowned architect Oliver Hill in an Arts and Crafts style.

18:00 St Michael & St Mary Magdalene Church, Easthampstead RG12 7ER
Choral evensong

Looking forward to seeing you at these events.

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