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Welcome to the Website

Many thanks for visiting the Canvins web site. A local family in the village of Deanshanger Northants this is just a site showing our latest events and other things we get up to. My Hobbies include keeping fit, Taking photos and movies and Mountain biking. We also get out walking and spend a lot of our time in National trust properties and park land. The events section will show family events including Birthdays etc, also you will find trips out in here. Our walks will show some of our treks through some of the Uk.'s most beautiful places including the Lake District, Peak District and to the top of the highest peaks in England, Scotland and wales.

Please remember i only put the last few articles on the homepage, please click events to find the page you are after.

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Harry Canvin 1928 - 2015


It is with great sadness we have to announce the passing of Harry Canvin on the 24th August 2015. Harry had a vast knowledge of the village and held a great photo collection of family members and village life, he was also a keen historian being particularly keen on WW1. He we be sadly missed by all the family R.I.P

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2015 North Western Fells 18th August

The aim of this trip was to complete A.Wainwrights book six the North Western fells a journey we started way back in 2011 with our first ever fell Cat Bells near to Keswick. Although we have climbed fells in other parts of the lakes covered by alternative Wainwrights this is an area we both know very well and had to finish

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Proms in the Park 14/08/2015

Great night in Campbell park, however the weather was very grim indeed. Only cost us £10 a ticket from work so we took a picnic and a couple of bottles of wine - result a good evening .

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Bearbrook 10k road race


Bearbrook 10K road race
On a lovely Sunday morning Jade & Myself raced the bearbrook 10k through Weston Turnville , Wendover, and Holton. Temperature was very hot and a long hill all the way to Holton camp made for hard work but then it was down hill all the way to the finishing line, jade had been trying to get the magic hour and she finally done it in 59:57 so well done Jade.

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Bourton-on-the-water Walk 10.5m 01/08/2015


We again wanted to hike around the Cotswolds so decided to walk along the a bit of the river Windrush which started from Bourton-on-the-water

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A nice walk around Oxford. 25/07/2015

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A nice 9.5 mile walk around the City of Oxford taking in the Universities and a lot of the major Tourist attractions, this route is over nice paths with very little incline.

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Upton House 23/07/2015

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We have visited this old house before but this week the house was displaying a war theme, and it was set out as it was in the 1940’s. The house back then belonged to the Bearsted family. The Family owned bank M.Samuel moved from London at the start of the war to protect assets and staff from the London Air raids

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