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Walsingham News

Walsingham Open Gardens 1 and 2 July 2017

Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July 2017

11 am – 5 pm

25 Gardens Open in Walsingham

Name the Gnome Competition for children


Tickets £5 (for both days): accompanied children free

Tickets available from

Walsingham Village Store, The Shrine Shop, Great Walsingham Barns

proceeds towards the Walsingham Development Group

Walsingham Open Gardens July 2017

Lights, Carols, Stalls in the Common Place 26 November 2016


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Wild Flower leaflet for Walsingham

We have a beautiful and informative wildflower leaflet available on the website. The list of wild flowers was compiled by a resident of Walsingham, Mrs Clark during her walks with Alfie – a very well-behaved terrier. The leaflet is available to view and to print Wildflower leaflet WDG.

wild marjoram with peacock butterfly

We hope that the leaflet will inspire you to walk in this lovely part of North Norfolk. If you spot a flower that is not on the list please do let us know (with a photo if possible) email info@walsinghamvillage.org

Walsingham Big Picnic for the Queen’s 90th Birthday

A hug for the chairman of Walsingham parish council

The Chairman of the Parish Council gets a hug

The weather was kind as Walsingham celebrated Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday with a Big Picnic in the Abbey Grounds









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The Beacon is lit for Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday

There was quite a gathering in the Common Place on Thursday evening to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday. The Chairman of the Parish Council lit the Beacon and Monsignor John led the singing of the National Anthem.

Lighting the Beacon in Walsingham 21 April 2016

The beacon on the Pump is lit

Clean for the Queen

CLean for the Queen Walsingham 2016On a lovely sunny spring afternoon there were worse things to be doing than spend an hour or two gathering litter for Walsingham’s Clean for the Queen. Provided with special purple litter sacks, grabbers and gloves, the small band of pickers set off from the Mill Car Park each taking a different route out of the village.




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