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thumb|right|Blaston parish churchBlaston is a village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire. It is a small parish with a population of 54 according to the 2001 census. The village is near Nevill Holt, Medbourne and Hallaton. The parish church of St Giles was rebuilt in 1878. Blaston was first mentioned in Domesday Book and the name probably means the settlement of Bleath (an Anglo-Saxon).Ekwall, E. (1940) The Concise Dictionary of English Place-names, 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon Press

Annual Show

There is an annual Show on the last Sunday in June, organised by the . In 2011, the show took place on Sunday 26th June, close to the nearby village of Slawston. The Show raises money for local charities.

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2. http://www.blastonshow.co.uk (Link to website of the Society).








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