Click the photo to read about the newly formed Magna Carta Barons association. More information can be found on

Magna Carta Barons Assoc Leicester 27 Sept 2013 Photo courtesy of the Leicester Mercury



Click below to re-live the events of 3rd to 6th May, when a delegation from Lanvallay in Brittany, Walkern’s new twinning partner, visited the village to take part in Walkern Fair…

Team photo at Walkern Hall Entertaining our guests Walkern Fair 2013 is open! Walkern Fair 2013 is open!


Coffee Morning in aid of Twinning

March 4, 2013

Walkern-Lanvallay Twinning Association A coffee morning will be held on Tuesday 19th March, 10.30am onwards At Walkern Gallery, 56 High Street, Walkern Entry is free, but donations for the Twinning project will be welcome, and there will be a raffle

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Twinning meeting on 18th February

February 2, 2013

Result of the Walkern History Soc Poll on Twinning Walkern-Lanvallay Twinning Meeting Are you one of the 112 people who said yes in our poll on, excited at the prospect of Walkern twinning with Lanvallay? Come along to the Sports and Community Centre on Monday 18th February at 8.00pm to help form a twinning […]

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Walkern Parish Council on behalf of the Sports and Community Centre secures £40,000 from sporting legacy fund

January 25, 2013

Walkern Parish Council has secured Olympic legacy funding from Sport England’s Inspired Facilities fund. Sport England today revealed that more than 1,000 local sports projects across the country have now received National Lottery funding through Inspired Facilities, which is part of the £150 million Places People Play legacy programme. Every sports facility that receives funding […]

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Contacting The New Hertfordshire Police Commissioner

November 22, 2012

Following his election as the first Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire on Friday, David Lloyd announced some of the ways that the public will be able to contact him, and to make their voices heard. These plans include a new website,, which is now live and ready for partner agencies to link to via […]

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Twinning latest! Cast your vote…

September 20, 2012

Click the photo below to read the latest on Walkern’s cultural twinning with Lanvallay on the Walkern History Society website. You can also cast your vote to let us know if you think it a good idea…

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First steps to cultural twinning with Lanvallay

August 13, 2012

On the 8th August Peter Sinclair of the Walkern History Society presented the Mayor of Lanvallay (in Brittany) with a letter from Walkern Parish Council in support of the cultural twinning of the two villages, who share an historical link. Click the photo to read all about it on the History Soc website, and to […]

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Walkern Fair Sunday 6th May 2012

May 1, 2012
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Walkern History Society

December 2, 2011

Walkern History Society, who will start holding meetings in spring next year,  has a new website which will eventually hold a vast archive of information, photos and documents on Walkern’s history. Please do have a look, and if you have anything that you think might be appropriate to go online, please let Janet know […]

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