Chew Stoke Harvest Home

The Church Celebrations & Thanksgiving

And of course, equally importantly, there was the Church Thanksgiving for the harvest. Important services would bring people together from other villages. (After all, a Church was as good a place to meet a prospective partner as a Harvest Home, according to local account!)

“In the very early years, the Village Band marched from the Harvest Home Service to the Harvest Home field – and the whole village would follow!