Postcards of Old Lubenham for sale on ebay include pictures of The House That Jack Built, The White House, Rushes Lane and The Church. The cards date from around 1900 - 1914. Click the link to view them.
We will have new gardens open, showing wells, moats, fountains, hot tubs edible hedges and of course flowers, fruit and vegetables, 3 areas of allotments will be open; ploughmans lunches, cream teas and plant stall. Tractor rides will be provided to the outlying garden at Thorpe Lubenham Hall with its ancient moat, and 14 acre garden, large circular pond with fountain, herbaceous borders and far reaching views.
Anyone is welcome to make a scarecrow to help the village to celebrate the event. Stalls and events will be on all weekend around the village.
Come along and enjoy a good day out at Lubenham's Annual Scarecrow Weekend. The biggest and best of its kind locally.
Again including a Dog Show organised by Market Harborough Canine Society
Join the fun on the Village Green where you can have a go on the fairground rides, sample local fare on the stalls, enjoy the live music, snack on a burger, try your luck on the tombola, let your little one's have fun on the under 5's play area or watch our gymnastics and baton twirling display.
Vintage Fire Engine, Cars & Tractors will be displayed from 12noon on Sunday.
If you are in need of a rest, hop on the tractor & cart ride around the village and have a look at all the wonderful scarecrows created by the villagers.
After all that excitement, refresh yourself with a Ploughman's lunch at the Village Hall or treat yourself to cream teas in All Saints Church.
There really is something for everyone.
Come and join us on the Village Green on Saturday 13th September 11am till 6pm or Sunday 14th September 11am till 5pm.
It promises to be a fun filled family day out.
Free Entry and Free Parking.
Diamond Jubilee Celebrations
All the information you need to find out what went on in Lubenham for the Diamond Jubilee.
Lubenham Heritage Group Programme
Lubenham Heritage Group programme 2013 now online - see heritage group page on this website
Learn more about Leicestershire Villages Websites
A number of villagers are trained to use the leicestershirevillages website for Lubenham. If you would like to find out how you could edit your own page on the Lubenham site please register on Leicestershire villages and send us a message.
Lubenham's speedwatch campaign.
Lubenham villagers have been trained to take part in a speed watch campaign. Speed monitoring equipment will be loaned to a group of trained villagers by Leicestershire County Council. Volunteers will monitor the speed of traffic through the village at random times during daylight hours. Information gathered will be returned to the county speedwatch team and letters will be sent to offenders.
Watch out for more information of this project.
The rural village of Lubenham is 2 miles west of the town of Market Harborough on the Leicestershire / Northants border.
Lubenham has a 12th Century church, a village Primary school, a village shop and garage, a village hall, a village green and a playing field. Lubenham won the prestigious Calor Central Region Village of the Year Award in 2001.
Lubenham was invited to represent the Central region in the Calor Village of the Year 10th anniversary awards. Lubenham, winners of the central region prize in 2001 competed against other past winners in the region. Unfortunately Lubenham did not figure among the prizewinners but 2 representatives enjoyed a presigious awards even at the Millenium Hotel in London. Click on the picture to find out more about Calor Village of the Year Competition.