Events

As well as the history of People and Places, we also look at the history of Events.  These events can be local events or national or international events that have had an impact upon our community.

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East Brent Harvest Home 1957 -2007

Written by Rita Thomas (nee Poole), reprinted with grateful thanks from the 150 th Anniversary special booklet.   In 1957, I worked at the shop, James Stores. In the village there were plans being made to get the Harvest Home started again. My boss, Mr Leslie Dibble, got involved with this, although he had not lived in the village when the Harvest Home was last held.   I heard the talk but couldn't imagine what a Harvest Home was like; but anything happening in a...

East Brent 150th Harvest Home

Reprinted with grateful thanks from the 150 th Anniversary special booklet. “From the very earliest times, when man first began to till the soil and reap the fruits that were brought forth, there existed the natural yearning to give thanks for the harvest.” In ancient lands the custom grew of bringing in the harvest with feasting, merry-making and song, and last but not least, with thanksgiving. And it was to give thanks for the harvest, and to rejoice that all was safely...

East Brent Harvest Home 1957 -2007

Written by Rita Thomas (nee Poole), reprinted with grateful thanks from the 150 th Anniversary special booklet.   In 1957, I worked at the shop, James Stores. In the village there were plans being made to get the Harvest Home started again. My boss, Mr Leslie Dibble, got involved with this, although he had not lived in the village when the Harvest Home was last held.   I heard the talk but couldn't imagine what a Harvest Home was like; but anything happening in a...

East Brent 150th Harvest Home

Reprinted with grateful thanks from the 150 th Anniversary special booklet. “From the very earliest times, when man first began to till the soil and reap the fruits that were brought forth, there existed the natural yearning to give thanks for the harvest.” In ancient lands the custom grew of bringing in the harvest with feasting, merry-making and song, and last but not least, with thanksgiving. And it was to give thanks for the harvest, and to rejoice that all was safely...