See our history page for further information on the history of the village.
Harlaston Open Gardens
Harlaston open gardens is a biannual event. Many residents open their gardens to the general public. The last event was held in the 15th & 16th June 2013. This year 2015 the Open Gardens Weekend is 20th and 21st June 12 noon until 6pm
Best kept Village Award
" The competition is not about the prettiest village but deciding which village has involved its residents - individuals, local organisations, all age groups - and with a large slice of community spirit and involvement, has made it the Best Kept Village in its area, perhaps even in the whole of Staffordshire!" (www.staffs.org.uk)
The focus of the competition is community spirit, residents working together to maintain and improve the appearance, amenities and overall environment. The preliminary rounds are in May and June. The finals take place in July.
In 2009 the results for the Lichfield / Cannock Small Village Category were as follows:
1st - Edingale (Trophy Winner)
2nd - Harlaston
3rd - Haunton