Egerton Churchyard Week: Jul 14-20

Egerton Churchyard Map

Egerton Churchyard Map from The God’s Acre Project in Egerton Kent

To celebrate the churchyard week this year there will be a number of evening talks and churchyard walks led by Kath Hilder, Steve Kirk and Dick Stoodley,and there will be visits from each class of Egerton school for quizzes and educational games etc, and Egerton Art Group will be painting and drawing in the churchyard.

The public programme thus far is as follows:

  • Mon 16th July 7pm:`History of the War Memorial and other interesting
    gravestones` led by Dick Stoodley and Steve Kirk
  • Weds 18th July 7pm:`Wildlife and ecology of our churchyard` led by Steve Kirk
  • Thurs July 19th 10am-12: Egerton Art Group visit : all welcome to come and see
    what they are doing- why not bring your paints as well!
  • Friday July 20th 7pm:` Wildflowers of the churchyard` led by Kath Hilder

(In addition a Bat walk is scheduled for early September: details to follow)

Everyone is cordially invited to any or all of these events, do please come!!

For evening events please meet at the church gate @ 7pm: no need to book
From experience the talks last about 45mins-1 hour and there is no charge
If the weather is seriously inclement then any or all of the above will be cancelled at short notice: please contact Sarah Widd for any last minute changes on 756460. These events are part of Egerton Kent God`s Acre Project 2012