Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

Mayor 2019 - 2020

Clerk: Mrs Sandra Mitcham
The Town Hall, Market Square
Higham Ferrers
Northamptonshire NN10 8BT

Tel: 01933 312075

Tags: Community

Back to Medieval Times

Back to Medieval Times

What a truly splendid day of medieval majesty in the town. Thank you to all those who came and joined the celebrations on what was a bright, sunny and exceedingly warm Charter Celebration Day. There was much on offer with so many hi-lights.

The Farmers Market was bustling and the Mayor accompanied by his Sergeant and two knights collected the due fees from the stall holders. The Mayor's Sergeant demanding... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 12:04 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, Events, Community, Heritage

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

It is Charter Celebration Day!!!

Starting from 9am on the Market Square, join the Mayor and the May Queen to open the events and kick off this wonderful day of fun!

Posted: Sat, 29 Jun 2019 08:00 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Mayor, Family Fun, Heritage, Schools, Farmers' Market, Church

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

There will be an arena and encampment at Castle Fields with activities throughout the day as listed below;

10am - Official Opening

10.30-11am - Mythbusters

11-11.30am - Arming the Knight

11.30am-12pm - Medieval Skirmish

1.30-2pm - Medieval Fashion Show

2-2.30pm - Medieval Shire Court

2.30-3pm - Hurried History (Watch or have a go at: archery, children's games, leather working, chainmail making, spinning and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 12:29 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Events, Community, News, Family Fun, Heritage, Schools, Farmers' Market, Church

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

Experience life as a knight in the medieval encampment at Chichele College with re-enactments of cooking, a barber surgeon, knights and combat and a chapel tent. There will also be an archaeology exhibition and activities by Higham Ferrers Archaeology and Research Society (HiFARS).

See the display of castles which have been made by local school children.

Grab a drink from the Medieval Cocktail Bar run... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 10:15 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Events, Community, News, Family Fun, Heritage, Farmers' Market, Schools

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

St Mary's Church will be open for guided tours throughout the day and The Bedford Chamber Choir will be singing from 3pm.

Medieval Evensong at 5pm - a special service of sung evening prayers, often called Vespers, one of the most important services of the Medieval Liturgy of the Hours. Come and join in, a beautiful reflective service where candles will be lit and thanksgiving is made for the day.

Posted: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:48 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Church, Events, Family Fun, Heritage, News, Schools

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

The Charters will be displayed in the Bede House in just a few days. Such important historic documents for our wonderful town. Come and take a look at these and also the amazing 'Material Girls' who created the town Mapestry and panels telling the story of Henry Chichele out of fabric and thread.

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:41 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Family Fun, Mayor, Events, News, Heritage, Schools, Farmers' Market

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

The butchers, bakers and other traders are all busy preparing for a full day at the this months Farmers Market. Come and try some of their wares during this medieval extravaganza!

Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:36 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Family Fun, Events, Community, News, Heritage, Farmers' Market

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

Only a week away. Lets hope for a beautiful sunny day!

Posted: Sat, 22 Jun 2019 12:31 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Heritage, Family Fun, Community, News, Events, Mayor, Schools, Farmers' Market

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

… Why not dress up as a Medieval Knight, Maiden, Peasant or Princess for this wonderful historic event. Many of the Town Council staff, volunteers and Councillors will be in period dress so feel free to join in too!

Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 12:07 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Heritage, Family Fun, Community, Events, News, Mayor, Schools, Farmers' Market