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2021 Harvest Festival

03 Oct 2021 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 Biscuits  11:00 - 11:30

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

Poetry and Ploughman's 

Poetry 11:30 - 12:30

Sir Philip Sidney  Poetry Prize:  Reflections 

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 Sir Philip Sidney Poetry Competition, this year on the theme of 'Reflections'. 

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)