Few can dispute that in the past few years, great changes have affected worldwide society and local communities.Carbrooke has experienced demographic changes with an increase in housing stock and has moved away from being a small agricultural community in just a generation.
Preparing the Millennium Green by traditional means.
Carbrooke Heritage Group, have exciting plans to create a community record of life in Carbrooke 2023 which will coincide with a new era in Britain with the Coronation of King Charles.
We are excited to be working with Ben at Nimble. a video, photo and editing company from Dereham, to produce a documentary style film of the parish, incorporating drone film, heritage images of the village, and personal memories from residents and community organisations.
Newton Stores c1920
We are inviting memories or comments – from our residents, no matter how long or short, resident in Carbrooke, from those who have lived here in the past, attended the school, church or village hall events, dog walkers on the Millennium Green or village ramblers.We hope the film will be ready for a public showing in November to mark the anniversary of the Heritage Centre launch.https://www.nimblenorfolk.co.uk/
Carbrooke Heritage Group, to invite you to a Harvest Tea in Carbrooke Village Hall on 23rd September 2022 from 2-4pm.
As an important festival in agricultural communities, the Heritage group would like to celebrate Harvest, with afternoon tea, and a chance to chat with neighbours old and new. We will have photos and artefacts on display with a harvest/farming theme, a ‘Bring and Share’ Harvest produce table, and collection point for (non-perishable) items to donate to Watton Food Bank.
If you have any photos or artefacts to share, we would love to see them.
Methodist Chapel harvest
Please also let anyone else who may be interested know about this event too. The more the merrier. We have started work to create a permanent heritage centre in the portacabin behind the village hall, and invite you to take a look at our plans.
The Village Harvest festival will be held in the church at 10.30am Sunday 25th September.