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** Village Memories **

Village Memories Event - 28th February 2010 

 Village Memories collage

To bring the village together in rather a different way, at the end of February we held a Bulphan Village Memories event.  Old photos, history scrapbooks, maps, logbooks, old school registers, DVDs of village events over the past 50 years and documents up to 135 years old were gathered together.  There were displays by the Church, School and WI. Display stands were borrowed from the Horndon Society, sandwiches, hot snacks and cakes were prepared, pots of tea brewed and the whole village was invited.

For some it was an afternoon of reminiscence, meeting old friends again after many years and recognising others in the photos; for others it was an afternoon of discovery, finding out what their road looked like 60 years ago, what their parents looked like when they were at Bulphan School or when the spelling of Bulvan changed to Bulphan!  One satisfied customer even managed to find out hitherto unknown details from his early childhood.  There were many requests to repeat this event at a later date. 


 

 

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