Bow is an ancient parish with a fascinating history including: a Neolithic woodhenge; a Roman road; mentions in the 1086 Domesday Book; possible connections to one of the murderers of Thomas Becket; the civil war and Charles I and much more.
To celebrate Bow and give people the chance to discover its history, Bow & District Historical Society in conjunction with Devon Family History Society is devoting a whole day to Bow and its past on Saturday 3 June based in Bow Village Hall. Open to everyone at a cost of £5 with under 18s free.
10.30am A Brief History of Bow -Nigel Browne
11.30am Maps will be provided for self-guided walks covering historic places to walk round Bow
Bring your own lunch or there are options locally at the White Hart, Bow Garden Centre Cafe, Bow Co-op
2.00pm Maps and more - Lucy Browne
3.00pm Tea break.
3.30pm The Devon Folklore Library and Devon Folklore – Mark Norman
There will also be displays, stalls and discussions.