Event of the week

Warkworth Castle with daffodils.
Warkworth Castle with daffodils.

Warkworth is holding celebrations to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.

Tomorrow there is a Magna Party at the cricket club from 6pm. On Saturday, there will be an exhibition of facsimile Magna Carta, with historical background, in the United Reformed Church hall.

St Lawrence’s churchyard will host medieval craft demonstrations, plus a short Magna Carta play by Warkworth Drama Group at 11am and 2pm. A children’s workshop and story-telling for young and old will be at St Lawrence Church. History walks are planned for during the day.

A Magna Concert is on Saturday night but it is sold out. On Sunday, there is an ecumenical service of celebration in St Lawrence Church at 3pm. Visit www.warkworth.co.uk