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A summer of events* ...

... celebrating the founding of Chichele College and the Bede House in 1422 by Higham’s famous son, Henry Chichele

plus all your favourite annual events


*highlighted in red

CELEBRATING OUR HERITAGE

Saturday 30 July 1-7pm

A party with music, food and drinks.

Join us to celebrate the 600th anniversary and the reopening of Chichele College to visitors again.

FREE ENTRY | LICENSED BAR | EVERYONE WELCOME

BRASS ON THE GRASS

Sunday 31 July 3-5pm

Listen to a brass band in the churchyard - our mini medieval cathedral close.

FREE ENTRY | REFRESHMENTS

Town-wide Garage Sale

Saturday 27 August

Your chance to declutter and make some money or to pick up a bargain or two!

Details to follow nearer the day ...

BIG BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND

27/28/29 August

Visit St. Mary’s Church, the Chantry Chapel, Bede House and Chichele College. Not only to enjoy these wonderful medieval buildings but also to find out about Henry Chichele and his life, and the Bedesmen; to see work by local artists; and watch local artisans at work.

FREE ENTRY

HIGHAM FERRERS HORTICULTURAL SHOW

Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September

Our Horticultural Show returns! Follow in the footsteps of the medieval priests at Chichele College and grow your own produce.

FREE ENTRY TO VIEW - open to the public 11am-4pm on Saturday and 11am-3pm on Sunday

COMING SOON - details of classes and entry fees

CHICHELE SOCIETY ANNUAL EXHIBITION

Saturday 24 / Sunday 25 September

Henry Chichele Exhibition at Chichele College by our local history society.

FREE ENTRY

Quiz Night

Friday 28 October

All proceeds to the Ukraine Appeal

Santa's Grotto

Saturday 20 November

For the latest information see our local posters or visit our Facebook page

From April to November, many local artists exhibit and sell their work in the Chichele College. See details >>