COUNTDOWN TO THE ROBIN HOOD FESTIVAL 2019…

As previously posted on our website the annual Robin Hood Festival 2019 takes part this year between August 5th and August 11th in Sherwood Forest, just up the road from The Village Kitchen.

Pop in and order your Afternoon Tea takeaway – Included in the box (for one) is some mixed sandwiches with crisps and a salad pot followed by a scone with jam, clotted cream and strawberries and a choice of cake. The box also includes a cold drink of your choice, a napkin and cutlery all for £9.95

Ideal for picnics, garden parties, hen parties, kids parties, last night at the proms, film nights, a gift for someone who loves afternoon tea or just having a party at home. Orders have to be placed at least 24 hours in advance and a £5 deposit is required.

You can book a provisional order on Facebook otherwise pop into #thevillagekitchen or phone Lucy on 07890 913127 then drop off your deposit.

Each year the forest plays host to a week of fun and festivities in August, celebrating the life and legend of our most famous resident – Robin Hood.

Join in, dress-up, take part and enjoy seven days of re-enactment, song, dance, storytelling, skirmishing and adventures with the outlaws. You might even meet the legend himself, if you can follow the clues along our forest trail…

You’ll find food and drink stalls, craft stands, demonstrations, medieval music, archery lessons and plenty of activities that will immerse yourself in the legends of Sherwood. A great way to make the most of the summer holidays, the Robin Hood Festival has been loved by families and Robin fans since 1984.

There’s no need to book and entry is free – there’s just a £5 parking fee for a full day. Just look out for the daily programme of events here, a little closer to the time, or pick up your printed copy when you arrive on site.

Sherwood Country Park lies just north of Edwinstowe, two miles from Ollerton and 17 miles north of Nottingham on the A614 Nottingham-Doncaster road. The park is within an area which originally bore a Viking name “birch lund”, now known as Birklands.

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