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2019 Harvest Festival

06 Oct 2019 00:00 - 00:00

Penshurst Church

Harvest Festival Service  10.00 – 11.00

A service in the church to mark the completion of the harvest – all welcome, especially children and families connected with Penshurst CoE school.

Coffee and Croissants  11:00 - 11:30

Join poetry lovers and churchgoers for a mid-morning coffee and croissant before our final event.

Poetry and Ploughman's 

Poetry 11:30 - 12:30

Philip Sidney  Autumn Leaves and Harvest Sheaves

Dr Philip Sidney, direct descendant of Elizabethan courtier, soldier and famous poet Sir Philip Sidney introduces a selection autumnal poetry read by Penshurst voices.

The selection will also include short-listed entries for the inaugural Sir Philip Sidney Poetry Competition. There are two prizes, one open to all and one to children under 12.

Ploughman's Lunch  12.45 - 14.00

The poetry readings will be followed by a ploughman's lunch at which the prize winners will be announced. Lunch will be free but donations will be welcomed.

FREE (please book tickets to help with catering)