New Buckenham is an historic market town, now effectively a village, in the Breckland District of Norfolk, England. Surrounded by mixed farmland, it lies some 15 miles (24km) SW of Norwich, 4 miles (7km) from Attleborough and 8 miles (13km) from Diss. Of particular interest and linked to its long history is the layout of streets in a near orthogonal medieval grid pattern.
Welcome to the New Buckenham Village Show schedule. After a gap of two years, the Show returned to celebrate our 25th anniversary in 2022. It was very successful and we are very keen to stage an equally successful Show this year. As ever, there is something for everyone in the Schedule. The Show brings together villagers and friends from all around in a spirit of friendly competition. Judging takes place under RHS and WI rules apart from classes for our photographers, crafters and youngsters.
Classes for vegetables, fruit and flowers remain largely unchanged as they always prove popular and we have a large number of contributors who enter these classes every year. We have some new classes for Cookery, Floral Arrangements, Crafts and Photography, as well as some old favourites, which we hope will inspire a wide variety of entries.
We are always keen to encourage entries from youngsters so we are asking parents and grandparents to support these opportunities for them to become creative (much better than endless computer games!!)
If you have friends or relatives who would like to take part, the Schedule is online at https://newbuckenham.net/images/PDF/2023-Show-Schedule.pdf
Please contact myself on 01953 860191 or Karen Hobley on 01953 860529 if you require any further information.
We look forward to seeing you on July 29th.
Jimpy Casson - Chair
Members of the New Buckenham Society have been collecting old photos, documents and cuttings of the village for years, now brought together and put on-line for all to see.
You can use the website to move about the village in the past, see what it looked like, who was there and what's been written. The Society is keen to hear from anyone who can lend photos or other material to put on the website, perhaps also histories of the New Buckenham families. Please tell your family and friends with New Buckenham connections.
25 July 2022 Breckland District Council decided to ‘make’ (adopt) the plan.
Breckland’s decision statement confirms that as of 25 July 2022 the New Buckenham Neighbourhood Plan is ‘made’. This means it has become part of the statutory development plan for Breckland and will be used where relevant to help the council decide planning applications within the designated area, unless material considerations indicate otherwise.